Think I would agree with that Tim.
I hate games generally. I was always more interested in drawing or doing my own creations. The games I did play did not require hours/days to vaguely interesting.
I love Tetris (my version is coming along nicely now thanks for asking
), it is easy to get into and then gets the old grey matter going.
I do like HL Counter Strike which is just a great release, and there is great satisfaction in shooting your friends on a LAN/NET game.
I think the reason Pinball Fantasies/Dreams were so popular was
a) Silents Sweden were behind it (trivial I know)
b) previous Pinball games where just absolute shite
c) the game was fast paced
d) you didn't have spend 50p per game in pub after 10 pints