Tag: snipe

New Pinball Dictionary – Gatekeeper (player)

The person who is currently in the last qualifying position at a pinball tournament (for example: 16th place out of 16 qualifiers). The Gatekeeper must be sure to rigorously defend the position or work quickly to move higher in the standings.

New Pinball Dictionary: Snipe/Sniping

A strategy used during tournament qualification rounds wherein a challenger specifically looks at the games and scores of someone immediately above them in the rankings in an effort to overtake them.