All right, here's my story: You know those games at arcades/carnivals where you have to hit some button with a hammer as hard as you can and. If you love playing these games at the state fair, but usually find yourself walking away from the booths empty-handed or with a dinky Chinese. A high striker, also known as a strength tester, or strongman game, is an attraction used in funfairs, fundraisers, and carnivals. It operates by utilizing the lever where one end holds a puck attached to the tower and the other end is struck by the person or contestant using a hammer or mallet. Media related to High strikers at Wikimedia Commons. Construction · Types of High Strikers · Social effect · See also. While most of the complete scam games at carnivals and state fairs have been outlawed in many states, there are a few games still around that you should avoid, as they are often gaffed in a way that makes it impossible to win. Your goal is make a soda bottle laying on its side stand using this contraption. Within the first few shots it's important to gauge just how far off the mark the gun shoots and adjust your edit playstation profile accordingly. Use the same equipment and stand where the carnie stood while playing. Hold the mallet as far down the handle as possible while still achieving a firm grip.