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  • STN

    What are your thoughts on the Spike II system? Post #357 in topic

    Posted 9 days ago by mcbPalisade – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 4 days ago

    ... to help them fix the products like some newcomers do. Someone else coined this saying: PINBALL IS HARD We had a tongue-in-cheek saying at HP: "Don't comment code. It's hard to write ...

  • MO

    *NOW TAKING PRE ORDERS* indiana jones new design for the IDOL RUINS Post #249 in topic

    Posted 20 days ago by Ericpinballfan – in All modding! ‐ Last reply 2 days ago

    no. i have no progress with prints now. im trying to find solution maybe i will give this project to other guy.... You got this Lior! Pinball is hard, but your smarter than that. LOL We wait patiently for your hard work.

  • BOU

    Homepin OFFICIAL Thread - Pinball Parts & Machine Progress Post #2368 in topic

    Posted 21 days ago by Frogman – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply today

    ... dial them back. I have 220amps in my basement. Speaking of American Pinball, they know that Pinball is hard, but shipped a machine is less than a year from prototype.

  • RFS

    Official California For Sale Club (and Wanted too) Post #6922 in topic

    Posted 24 days ago by mof – in Regional for sale threads ‐ Last reply today

    comedy making pinball is hard. comedy is harder? -mof

  • PPS

    CGC Game #3 delayed Post #724 in topic

    Posted 25 days ago by iceman44 – in Chicago Gaming / PPS ‐ Last reply today

    Stern is going to make these pins going forward Making pinball is hard

  • ALL

    The stiff winds of momentum change in pinball manufacturing Post #8 in topic

    Posted 46 days ago by chad – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 44 days ago

    Pinball is hard. Pinball is expensive.

  • BOO

    Spooky Pinball 3rd Game - Alice Cooper's Nightmare Castle Post #3038 in topic

    Posted 47 days ago by SpookyCharlie – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    you will see how close spooky is to being on 'easy street'. Lol... if it helps, the mailing address of the shop across the road is on "Easy Street"... we are still on the corner of Ridge Ave. and Pinball is Hard Blvd. ;-) I gotta go clear a pile of TnA's... you guys have fun in here and be good to each other!

  • BOO

    Spooky Pinball 3rd Game - Alice Cooper's Nightmare Castle Post #3036 in topic

    Posted 47 days ago by greenhornet – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    despite charlie acknowledging that 'pinball is hard', if you zoom in on that map … you will see how close spooky is to being on 'easy street'.

  • MFS

    For sale: Baywatch - only 600 plays in past 12 years Post #856 in topic

    Posted 47 days ago by Ballypin – in Pinball machines for sale ‐ Last reply 15 days ago

    I think your all prematurely imamaculating over this Baywatch thread That’s what happens when pinball is hard.

  • BOU

    John Popadiuk update thread……MAGIC GIRL, RAZA, AIW….. Post #24148 in topic

    Posted 55 days ago by Roostking – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 21 days ago

    Now that there are 4 pinball "manufacturers" have failed in the past few years, will the Pinball is hard defense work in court lol.

  • STN

    Next new Stern title - Iron Maiden revealed Post #5790 in topic

    Posted 67 days ago by Tranquilize – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 15 days ago

    ... , they still deserve the criticism of using cheap components and running less diligent quality control. Pinball is hard, but Stern is also cheap.

  • STN

    Next new Stern title - Iron Maiden revealed Post #5788 in topic

    Posted 67 days ago by NightMutilator – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 15 days ago

    ... easy. The simple reality is, and Charlie over at Spooky says it often for a reason... pinball is hard! With the amount of components, wires, connections, boards, etc etc, something is ALWAYS bound to ...

  • HWP

    Andrew interview Post #4 in topic

    Posted 71 days ago by Frippertron – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply 70 days ago

    So it's just a witch hunt, right? He does appear remorseful and with a lot less ego than at any other time. With that being said, pinball is hard and Andrew screwed over a lot of people. Hopefully this is a learning experience for everyone involved.

  • HWP

    Questions for Andrew Heighway Post #71 in topic

    Posted 77 days ago by Yoko2una – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply 63 days ago

    ... ? See, those are the types of questions he can dodge... "Uhhhh... well as you know 'Pinball is hard', and after we sent that famous first machine, we realized a quality issue with the Xenomorph ...

  • CLB

    Total Nuclear Annihilation Club...Welcome to the future! Post #2392 in topic

    Posted 81 days ago by jim5six – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply today

    I am still waiting... 160, I am getting close! but not contact yet for my money... because pinball is hard?!

  • OP

    Payrange fees increasing Post #17 in topic

    Posted 85 days ago by hocuslocus – in Operating/routing pinball machines ‐ Last reply 44 days ago

    ... I’m not way of base. at most locations I think you'd be right, which is why pinball is hard to justify unless your getting a bigger portion of the split at least 75%-90% (if ...

  • BOO

    Spooky Pinball 3rd Game - Alice Cooper's Nightmare Castle Post #2530 in topic

    Posted 90 days ago by SpookyCharlie – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    I think most of us on this thread are just excited about the new spooky machine. I love it and want to see it be the best it can be for us but mainly for you Charlie. So are we!!! :-) I'm already happy... we're just trying to make our customers happy and get this game awesome! I think we're pretty close. I'm also fairly exhausted. Lol... pinball is HARD! Really hard. It's also really worth it. Back to work... got a pile of TnA's to inspect.

  • JJP

    Jjp 4- pirates of the Caribbean Post #3729 in topic

    Posted 91 days ago by RandomGuyOffCL – in Jersey Jack Pinball ‐ Last reply 57 days ago

    ... one-liners about how it's only pinball. You know, the more I think about pinball is hard I get it can’t win em all lol sometimes it is what it is and what ...

  • JJP

    POTC save the 3 disks (poll) Post #6 in topic

    Posted 93 days ago by TheFamilyArcade – in Jersey Jack Pinball ‐ Last reply 88 days ago

    I like this thread! One way or another, I really hope JJP gets this right. Their reveal was so inspired. The machine looked soooooooo good. And now rancor and uncertainty and disappointment. Pinball is hard, I guess.

  • BUY

    Next Run of CFTBL LED Speaker Panels Post #65 in topic

    Posted 93 days ago by Ericpinballfan – in Buying and selling advice ‐ Last reply 56 days ago

    Worth the wait. Life is busy, pinball is hard.

  • JJP

    JJPOTC Updates for Production Post #215 in topic

    Posted 94 days ago by Ericpinballfan – in Jersey Jack Pinball ‐ Last reply 2 days ago

    ... are easy, but because they are hard." Good thought Jeff. JJP, LETS MAKE THIS WORK, PINBALL IS HARD, and your charging a ton of money.

  • JJP

    JJPOTC Updates for Production Post #12 in topic

    Posted 95 days ago by solarvalue – in Jersey Jack Pinball ‐ Last reply 2 days ago

    Hard choices I'm sure. It must have been very frustrating for the JJP team to have to throw out all the development work they did on the multiple disc mechanism because they couldn't get it to work reliably. Making pinball is hard! I wonder what the prototypes with the original discs will be worth in a few years time - cool collector's items.

  • LOC

    What to do at Singapore Changi airport Post #1 in topic

    Posted 101 days ago by Toucanf16 – in Locations to play ‐ Last reply 101 days ago

    Pinball is hard to come by in Asia. I travel for a living (airline pilot). Yesterday I spent 12 hours at ...

  • BOU

    Silver Castle Timeshock Thread Post #14 in topic

    Posted 107 days ago by Chosen_S – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 54 days ago

    Pinball is hard... these guys are doing all of this on their spare time, just restoring a game takes a lot of time, much less time than building one from scratch... some people or companies are just slower, it’s not their top priority. Life gets in the way. No worries, it will come.

  • CLB

    Total Nuclear Annihilation Club...Welcome to the future! Post #2092 in topic

    Posted 107 days ago by Anonymouse – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply today

    ... rebounds from the reactor jackpot targets sdtm. Other than those 2 things, the game was addicting. Pinball is hard tempted to get one while I wait for potc to comes out.. Oh my sweet summer ...

  • PPS

    CGC Pinball Production Update Post #1494 in topic

    Posted 110 days ago by o-din – in Chicago Gaming / PPS ‐ Last reply 86 days ago

    ... were getting and from what they said, they were pretty much told to pound sand. Pinball is hard, but what is even harder is spending all that money and getting stuck with a lemon ...

  • HWP

    ALIEN PINBALL - Game Over, Man, Game Over Post #20454 in topic

    Posted 112 days ago by jlm33 – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Has anyone noticed a trend with European based pinball manufacturers? I say, buy MADE IN THE U.S.A only. Period. LOL. You want my predator spot ? Or do you prefer to be a Zidware / JPOP customer ? Making Pinball is hard. Worldwide.

  • BOO

    Total Nuclear Annihilation production by Spooky Pinball Post #5386 in topic

    Posted 117 days ago by ryan1234 – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply yesterday

    “Pinball is hard” ~Charlie “Waiting for pinball is harder” ~Ryan :D

  • ALL

    Will there be a 2018 Pingame Journal calendar? Post #15 in topic

    Posted 123 days ago by j_m_ – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 122 days ago

    I've heard that pinball is hard. so I would guess that pinball magazines are harder (and pinball books even harder still if the kickstarter is anything to go by ;)

  • HB

    "Whenever it's done" - Voltron, a WPT retheme. Post #132 in topic

    Posted 124 days ago by Frax – in Homebrew pinball ‐ Last reply 123 days ago

    Oh, What's going on...? Seriously, looking good, just ready to see the end result already! Come back in 4 years. LMFAO!! Building pinball is hard, but art is harder for ME. I knew this was going to likely be the longest part aside from learning Python...but no regrets. I'm happy with what I've done so far...maybe not the timescale...but the quality of it. :P

  • O/T

    Gun & Target Hobbyist and Enthusiast Club Post #537 in topic

    Posted 127 days ago by Travish – in Hobbies without flippers ‐ Last reply yesterday

    My next sten mk3 build projects. Think I am going to do a pistol and a carbine. You think pinball is hard. Try demilling a couple of these bitches. [att=4277137,1213352 caption="IMG_4140 (resized).JPG"] [att=4277137,1213353 caption="IMG_4141 (resized).JPG"]

  • PPS

    CGC Game #3 delayed Post #171 in topic

    Posted 129 days ago by TheLaw – in Chicago Gaming / PPS ‐ Last reply today

    What about a non remake pin ? LTG : ) Well pinball is hard #1 :kidding: Dobn't really think it makes financial sense does it? You have a few games that are "guaranteed" (likely anyway) to make good sales...don't know if it's worth it to rock the boat.

  • PPS

    CGC Game #3 delayed Post #4 in topic

    Posted 132 days ago by tamoore – in Chicago Gaming / PPS ‐ Last reply today

    Pinball is hard.

  • ALL

    deeproot Pinball thread Post #668 in topic

    Posted 132 days ago by Aurich – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 12 days ago

    ... got cool limited games. But he was, they didn't, and that's how that ball rolled. Pinball is hard. If John had just been honest, if he hadn't ponzi schemed, if he hadn't been ...

  • AP

    American Pinball Houdini thread Post #2317 in topic

    Posted 133 days ago by rosh – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Rosh, you are the best man. Thanks. Obviously I was joking about not keeping up, although as more people buy Houdini . . . The reality is after I forwarded a couple of items to Barry over the weekend, he got a pinside account so that he could get the info direct. everybody says pinball is hard! Pinball is hard. Listening and honest communication thats a little easier. Although to be on pinside, you also need to have a pretty thick skin.

  • AP

    American Pinball Houdini thread Post #2311 in topic

    Posted 133 days ago by transprtr4u – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Can hardly wait to see what comes next, everybody says pinball is hard! Pinball may be hard however you guys are doing right! Thanks for the parts manual ... Very nicely done! Thumbs up! (Again) probably not the last time I will say this!

  • AP

    American Pinball Houdini thread Post #2259 in topic

    Posted 137 days ago by transprtr4u – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    I think you all have seen that overall there have been few issues and that is a result of Jim and Joe reviewing and adjusting every machine before they go into the box. Think it's near impossible to build on mass with no issues , that being said ... The quick build time, and the almost instantaneous addressing of even the smallest of issues... Gives AP a lot of credit for their accomplishment! Pinball is hard , however communication between customer and manufacturer in this case is beyond reproach!

  • BOO

    TNA Owners - User Voice (Ideas for the future) Post #14 in topic

    Posted 140 days ago by jwilson – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply 57 days ago

    There’s nothing stopping you from doing all these things yourself - the used P3-ROC boards and run SkeletonGame. All open source products and you could drop in your replacement code very easily. The thing is, pinball is hard. I’m not sure you appreciate how difficult a task you’re asking for here - that’s like half a year’s development work for some features that very few people want. If you really want it, go for it - the platform is totally open although the original code isn’t.

  • AP

    Houdini is tough! Post #108 in topic

    Posted 160 days ago by Ericpinballfan – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply 96 days ago

    Pinball is hard.

  • CLB

    Gulf Coast Pinball Club : SE Texas / SW Louisiana Post #2255 in topic

    Posted 6 months ago by JAHpinWizard – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply yesterday

    Yes, but you have to make it look like an accident. Like if your boner accidentally bumped it or something. "playen pinball is hard"

  • ALL

    Looking for opinions on fun ways to play pinball without owning a physical game! Post #54 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by ypurchn – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 7 months ago

    I had written about 400 words and realized I was just dogpiling on. Best of luck in finding your path forward! BTW playing local on route pinball is hard. Most nights I don’t have 1-2 hours of time until about 10pm...

  • ALL

    The Nifty Playboy Bulldog Incident Post #464 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by Dr-Willy – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 140 days ago

    so, let me get this straight... you recognize that you more or less destroyed your business in a matter of two hours, so now you may as well burn the building down on the way out?!? we all know the saying..... pinball is hard.

  • BOO

    Rob Zombie's Spook Show International Post #9612 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by SpookyCharlie – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply yesterday

    It's incredibly rewarding to get designer approval When I think of designers I think of Ritchie, Nordman, Gomez, and some other heroes... I'm just a dude doing the best he can (and still have a lot to prove in that regard). But thanks! In my brain, this is more like what I wanted the game to have... sadly, we don't always get everything we want in the final product. Pinball is hard! But this is one cool mod to say the least, so credit where due. :-)

  • AP

    American Pinball Houdini thread Post #1594 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by PinballSTAR – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Josh, I will concur, and add that SELLING pinball is hard... Wanna make my life easier - contact PinballSTAR to buy your Houdini ! : ) Contact Joe at Sales@PinballSTAR.com - $ 250 refundable deposit to grab a spot in line - we are one of the larger AP distributors so we'll be sure to get plenty of those puppies when they start shipping ! Coming soon... A Houdini Launch Party potentially at a Houdini Museum ! oooooh, now ain't that special ! Details to come soon... : )

  • AP

    American Pinball Houdini thread Post #1593 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by rosh – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    ... different thing, but can also plays a roll in all of this. Despite what Deeproot says, pinball is hard.

  • MA

    Color DMD Hints Post #2736 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by hank527 – in Announcements ‐ Last reply 3 days ago

    I'm going for AMH. Pinball is hard. Or Indy 500 as Harrison Ford was a carpenter.

  • O/T

    LIONMAN Post #7371 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by jellikit – in Generally off-topic ‐ Last reply 2 days ago

    LIONMAN! "Pinball is hard." - LIONMAN!!!

  • ALL

    deeproot Pinball thread Post #116 in topic

    Posted 7 months ago by stpcore – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 12 days ago

    ... Pinball is hard" seems to be the common consensus of all of the current pinball manufacturers. Deeproot seems ...

  • BUY

    Stargate or X-Files Post #3 in topic

    Posted 8 months ago by RobKnapp – in Buying and selling advice ‐ Last reply 8 months ago

    I played both I love the X-Flies show and the pinball is hard to find . Stargate is on my whish list . It is a toss up . I would go with (Stargate) I suppose .

  • HWP

    ALIEN PINBALL - Game Over, Man, Game Over Post #18211 in topic

    Posted 8 months ago by frolic – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Likely a combination of "making pinball is hard" and the run on the bank for refunds was far more than they expected. As stated earlier, the company Andrew was running was over, and everyone would have lost, had these guys not stepped in. So all we can do is hope for the best and they pull through this difficult time. At least Alien is a game people can get excited about and has the potential to sell.

  • CLB

    The Big Lebowski Preorder Club (Members Only) Post #6337 in topic

    Posted 9 months ago by MPRAMONE – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply today

    ... all customers with their purchase , but shit happens right when you don't want/need it. Pinball is hard... If you buy one , you'll get to keep it I think as the game is ...

  • BOO

    Expo Strategy - Spooky Post #41 in topic

    Posted 9 months ago by NoQuarters – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply 9 months ago

    @spookycharlie Glad your event at PBL went well - of course you know it would. Wish I could have made it one of the days. - but will catch you another time. I'll get a first hand look and play TNA - somewhere - sometime. Also will be interesting to see more on Alice Copper when you guys are ready. Hey - Pinball is hard.

  • BOO

    Total Nuclear Annihilation production by Spooky Pinball Post #3362 in topic

    Posted 9 months ago by jellikit – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply yesterday

    How about we let Charlie and Kayte take a breath now and then. I guess 12 hour days 7 days a week isn't enough? "Pinball is hard." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Emery Brad

  • JJP

    JJP DIALED IN - Collectors Edition Post #809 in topic

    Posted 10 months ago by BladeFury – in Jersey Jack Pinball ‐ Last reply 22 days ago

    Eric - can't wait for you to play your game... And everyone listen to this : Eric bought a CE and wanted the unboxing to be so special he purposefully avoided seeing a DI in person or playing one until he gets his own game. Either that or his wife won't let him go to pinball shows... take your pick... : )~ Ok so I'm a little crazy! Did the same with WOZ and Hobbit :) In my area pinball is hard to find...and Remember the wife thinks this pin was $9500 wink wink!!!

  • CLB

    Black Rose Club: owners and fans welcome Post #582 in topic

    Posted 10 months ago by Ericpinballfan – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply 4 days ago

    ... shell, 20 will sell fast. The other 80 will sit for a year or 2 till needed. Pinball is hard, and expensive. We are actully very lucky that Rick at PPS is even bothering to ...

  • HWP

    ALIEN PINBALL - Game Over, Man, Game Over Post #16531 in topic

    Posted 10 months ago by Superchicken – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Cool, I definitely hope it works out for DP and the buyers. Not like They have mislead people before though. No worries. Pinball is hard!

  • ALL

    Cats and pinballs... :-) Post #1091 in topic

    Posted 10 months ago by YeOldPinPlayer – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 2 days ago

    "Pinball is hard. Must nap." Max, 2017 [att=3947568,1053910 caption="20170903_140353.jpg"]

  • HWP

    ALIEN PINBALL - Game Over, Man, Game Over Post #16365 in topic

    Posted 10 months ago by nephasth – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Not that hard to issue a refund. Not that hard to make a decision on fiber EL ramp lighting. Something still not right in Denmark, i mean Wales. Pinball is hard.

  • BOO

    Total Nuclear Annihilation production by Spooky Pinball Post #1726 in topic

    Posted 11 months ago by Chosen_S – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply yesterday

    ... with this machine, every square inch should have been epic. With that said, I know making pinball is hard and pleasing everyone is more difficult. I'll buy the game and be happy with it ...

  • STN

    Hey Stern! Are you serious? Post #6285 in topic

    Posted 11 months ago by TheLaw – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 10 months ago

    I think iceman has drank one too many tonight! Show some respect newb....iceman has never had only 1 too many! :party: But Ice is totally correct...we all know "pinball is hard" and all that shit but did every company just literally forget how to make a pinball machine?!?

  • TGE

    Build TAF from ground up Post #6 in topic

    Posted 11 months ago by Neal_W – in Tech: Generic ‐ Last reply 10 months ago

    I'm wanting to build TAF from the ground up. Mainly just as a project. I can find mostly everything I need online except for the actual programming. Your going to build an TAF from scratch and you don't have basic knowledge of the ROM used? Are you planning to wire it yourself too?? :thinking: Ummm.... welcome to Pinside. FYI - Pinball is hard

  • STN

    Stern Announces Star Wars Pinball Post #5984 in topic

    Posted 12 months ago by Rob_G – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 6 months ago

    First off, well played sir. Second off, what the hell did they really do? "Oh hey bros fly in the open side and shoot the massive glowing thing in the middle." Talk aboot amateur hour! Pinball is hard, but blowing up death stars is pretty easy. Rob

  • CLB

    The Big Lebowski Preorder Club (Members Only) Post #5941 in topic

    Posted 12 months ago by MPRAMONE – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply today

    personnaly, I think here the mess is An error in the financial statement of the project or an agreement failure with subcontractors... Does someone know what is problem here? pinball is hard

  • MA

    Nudies - Clear Shooter Lane Eject Protectors Post #40 in topic

    Posted 12 months ago by J85M – in Announcements ‐ Last reply 60 days ago

    Now one that fits in the shooter lane = Not so easy Pinball is hard..... great mods are even harder ;)

  • BOU

    Homepin OFFICIAL Thread - Pinball Parts & Machine Progress Post #710 in topic

    Posted 12 months ago by Frogman – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply today

    ... and Homepin clearly seems to understand how to engineer pinball parts. Still, like most businesses, pinball is hard and there's so much more than manufacturing the pin. How the game shoots, the theme ...

  • BOO

    Rob Zombie's Spook Show International Post #8647 in topic

    Posted 12 months ago by SpookyCharlie – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply yesterday

    IF you start goober again, but beat it, everything will reset like it should. If someone can test that and let me know. I 'll get an updated PRG file for it to be tested. I'll run out to the shop and test it now Mr. Fawzma. Report back in a bit... pinball is HARD! We saw this VUK / Mode glitch yesterday but I've got a solid 40 games in after Fawzma fixed it, and haven't repeated it since.

  • O/T

    Pinball is Gay Post #68 in topic

    Posted 13 months ago by Luckydogg420 – in Generally off-topic ‐ Last reply 12 months ago

    Hahaha. I chuckled when I read that sign. Maybe change the slogan to "Pinball is hard"

  • MA

    New Pinball manufactures: Assemble in CHINA!!! Post #2 in topic

    Posted 13 months ago by oohlou – in Announcements ‐ Last reply 13 months ago

    Have you seen this thread? https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/homepin-official-thread-pinball-parts-machine-progress Cheaper? Yes. Much cheaper? No. Pinball is hard.

  • HWP

    Rebirth of Heighway Pinball Post #324 in topic

    Posted 13 months ago by badbilly27 – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply 67 days ago

    Merge assets and capital with JJP. Pinball is hard and if you pool resources together you may be able to make a better run at it with sustainability.

  • HWP

    Rebirth of Heighway Pinball Post #34 in topic

    Posted 13 months ago by TheLaw – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply 67 days ago

    Pinball is hard.

  • STN

    Stern Announces Star Wars Pinball Post #407 in topic

    Posted 13 months ago by dgoett – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 6 months ago

    Returned them, I also bought the TSPP version, same issue. Pinball is hard. :)

  • ALL

    Is location play "pure" pinball? Post #13 in topic

    Posted 14 months ago by Nexyss – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 13 months ago

    I would rather play at home or another collectors house every time. Most location pinball is hard to hear, and rarely set up right. Portland is pretty good for pinball though.

  • ALL

    If the programmers were better then this hobby will explode! Post #85 in topic

    Posted 14 months ago by jwilson – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 13 months ago

    ... it, you might sell a few thousand so you need to budget your development staff appropriately. Pinball is hard, and your dismissive hand-waving implying otherwise is a slap in the face to every pinball ...

  • BOO

    Total Nuclear Annihilation production by Spooky Pinball Post #952 in topic

    Posted 14 months ago by Chosen_S – in Spooky Pinball ‐ Last reply yesterday

    ... if I need to" maybe there will be an edgy alt translite to go with... Making Pinball is hard, Making pinball to sastify pinside is Harder!

  • PPS

    CGC Pinball Production Update Post #56 in topic

    Posted 14 months ago by cooked71 – in Chicago Gaming / PPS ‐ Last reply 86 days ago

    I dont see a microwave wall like Stern has. Are there plans for a microwave bank? LOL. Good call. I'm not sure I can take any pinball manufacturer seriously without one. In fact I'd go so far as to say this may be the real reason other manufacturers are struggling. "Making pinball is hard...." they say. "Making pinball without a wall of microwaves is impossible" is what they should be saying.

  • BUY

    Pinball Company Post #12 in topic

    Posted 14 months ago by Eskaybee – in Buying and selling advice ‐ Last reply 14 months ago

    I think the moral of the story is making Pinball is hard, and selling overpriced pinball's is harder. ;)

  • HWP

    ALIEN PINBALL - Game Over, Man, Game Over Post #13481 in topic

    Posted 14 months ago by SadSack – in Heighway Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    ... you see here. Notice that no specific details are given on the holdup... I know, I know.. pinball is hard. All this FUD would disappear if only there were pictures of the trucks being loaded ...

  • BOU

    The Official Pinside Kevin Kulek Skit-B Predator Discussion Post #15222 in topic

    Posted 14 months ago by Drewscruis – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 53 days ago

    Lying about pinball is hard.....

  • BOU

    We are building a minions pinball! updates every friday! Post #3799 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by pinballrockstar – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 7 months ago

    hey....would ya look at that......ITS FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!!! woohoo!! Hey Amigos, how close are we getting to some gameplay video? Quite close actually! But everytime we check stuff off the list,new crap comes to light..building a pinball is hard :thinking:

  • HB

    "Whenever it's done" - Voltron, a WPT retheme. Post #36 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by jwilson – in Homebrew pinball ‐ Last reply 123 days ago

    ... sits half done. I've seen it a dozen times - projects started and abandoned shortly after because "pinball is hard". It kills me to see a game destroyed like that when with a little help and some ...

  • ALL

    2017. The beginning of the end for Stern...April 1st is over. Post #294 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by DBLM – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 170 days ago

    ... but as we have seen with JPOP, SKIT-B, and every other company out there, building pinball is hard. Very hard. You have physics, physical construction, wiring, logic programming, safety, etc to all accommodate ...

  • BOU

    Homepin OFFICIAL Thread - Pinball Parts & Machine Progress Post #335 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by J85M – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Truly amazing to see everything you have already achieved and working towards Mike, everyone says pinball is hard, but you are literally having to build it from the ground up, screws, switches, mechs etc its an amazing feat, cant wait to see the final product and if your plan is still to have the ball able to represent/replicate the Thunderbird 1, 2 and 3 launches from Tracy Island I will happily be a customer in line to support all your efforts.

  • CLB

    The Big Lebowski Preorder Club (Members Only) Post #4173 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by wcbrandes – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply today

    Sorry these Dutch pricks are not going to get away with this no different than jpop or ap. pinball is hard is a cop out. Running a good sound business is not hard and if you think pinball is hard gets you off business is easy then you have another thing coming. Tell the law pinball is hard and see if they care. If you cant run a business properly then don't manufacture anything. If you have to lie to run business then you should never have gone into business in the first place.

  • CLB

    The Big Lebowski Preorder Club (Members Only) Post #4169 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by SadSack – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply today

    BOP3.0 is a non-starter. The market is so thin that the buyers for this machine are already waiting for resolution from other boutique failures. Pinball is hard, manufacturing is hard and finding solutions to business disagreements is hard. I think the pinball market has run out of 12 grand plus sycophants.

  • CLB

    The Big Lebowski Preorder Club (Members Only) Post #4035 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by Drewscruis – in All clubs (...members only!) ‐ Last reply today

    Looks like DP is takin a page out of the JPop playbook. Tease a lil, drag feet, oh look at this other machine, pinball is hard.........

  • AP

    American Pinball Houdini thread Post #215 in topic

    Posted 15 months ago by kvan99 – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply today

    Damn....Balcer did it. I take my hat off to the man for making a flippable game in 4 months. Making pinball is hard no more.

  • ALL

    Just got off the phone with JPop - Cool guy! Post #14 in topic

    Posted 16 months ago by J85M – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 16 months ago

    I called john but he never picked up the phone...bummer...i wanna talk to him too and hear his beautiful stories Pinball is hard, that's about the jist of it :D

  • BOU

    Homepin OFFICIAL Thread - Pinball Parts & Machine Progress Post #295 in topic

    Posted 16 months ago by Homepin – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply today

    ... to go back to the drawing board a few times further holding up proceedings. Remember, making pinball is hard! LOL

  • BOU

    The Official Pinside Kevin Kulek Skit-B Predator Discussion Post #14618 in topic

    Posted 16 months ago by desertT1 – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 53 days ago

    I'd rather see fat hairy old guys walking around shirtless than be forced to look at that "artwork" on somebody's shirt That's why you do a "Pinball Is Hard" shirt and throw everything on it. Gremlins, RAZA, Alice in Wonderland, Predator, not-Mythbusters, and anything else I'm forgetting. Just don't get caught. :p

  • ALL

    ALIENS have landed!!! In Madison!! Post #484 in topic

    Posted 16 months ago by ezeltmann – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 15 months ago

    ... is coming at the end and i expected it to be the first thing perfected. But , pinball is hard and criticizing is easy. Just hoping i don't piss off the guys working on this.

  • ALL

    Predator, zidware/Jpop games, Big Lebowski - How were you affected? Post #31 in topic

    Posted 17 months ago by PinballSTAR – in All Pinball ‐ Last reply 16 months ago

    ... them all covered ! Just read the thread - that sucks... Dutch is just finding that making pinball is hard. My best to them and to the people waiting on games... I'm sure they'll come ...

  • DP

    Pay €1000 more or Fight! Post #19 in topic

    Posted 17 months ago by extraballingtmc – in Dutch Pinball ‐ Last reply 17 months ago

    Dumb poll. Neither is good. Not consumers problem, it's dps. They can figure it out and produce games or return money and fold. Pinball is hard, time to wake the F up.

  • BOU

    John Popadiuk update thread……MAGIC GIRL, RAZA, AIW….. Post #20922 in topic

    Posted 17 months ago by iceman44 – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 21 days ago

    ... "! It might be a total POS to play and a piece of garbage from a QC standpoint. Making pinball is hard? Clear coat blows? Typical Jpop ghosting? :lalala: Collecting what is "rare" is what got people ...

  • MO

    Some Billet Drop Targets I'm Working on Post #240 in topic

    Posted 18 months ago by NextoPin – in All modding! ‐ Last reply 17 months ago

    Sorry for the lack of communication on this project. I recently took all my games and life's savings and opened a pinball shop. I thought I would be able to get to these sooner but everything was a lot harder than I expected (Pinball is hard). The plan is to move all my equipment over to the shop in the coming weeks and get back on this project. I hope to have some updates soon. Thanks for the patience and support, it's not over yet.

  • STN

    Open Letter to Gary Stern re: Defective Playfields Post #241 in topic

    Posted 18 months ago by zombieyeti – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 17 months ago

    ... honestly. But that's a conversation for another time... As my greatest mentor often told me "Making pinball is hard, man" ;) But all joking aside, I'm Jody Dankberg!* *NOTE: I'm not jody dankberg, I'm ZombieYeti! I have gotten to ...

  • MO

    WARNING!! This thread may cost you money. Comments please. Post #362 in topic

    Posted 18 months ago by Rdoyle1978 – in All modding! ‐ Last reply 3 days ago

    Good luck to you, Dan. Sorry to hear the lighted speaker panels (in particular) are delayed. I was hoping to get one of those babies into my CFTBL :) pinball is hard, keep up the good work!

  • BOU

    John Popadiuk update thread……MAGIC GIRL, RAZA, AIW….. Post #20540 in topic

    Posted 18 months ago by dgarrett – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 21 days ago

    ... he actually believes it. In his convoluted little dream world he did no wrong because pinball is hard, and he's a brilliant designer and artist. I agree, in Jpop's world, he is still ok per ... "reasonable amount of time". I can totally see JPop thinking he is within the "reasonable amount" ( b/c pinball is hard.) My question, esp. to the legal dudes ... How will a judge rule on "reasonable amount"? - without ...

  • BOU

    John Popadiuk update thread……MAGIC GIRL, RAZA, AIW….. Post #20534 in topic

    Posted 18 months ago by stangbat – in Boutique pinball ‐ Last reply 21 days ago

    Wow, thanks Dennis. You know JPop is going to deny everything he can because if he admits it he's liable big time. But the sad thing is I'm sure he actually believes it. In his convoluted little dream world he did no wrong because pinball is hard, and he's a brilliant designer and artist.

  • STN

    BM66 code, when will it be done? Post #306 in topic

    Posted 18 months ago by BC_Gambit – in Stern Pinball ‐ Last reply 117 days ago

    Make promises. Can't deliver. Use executive "Pinball is hard" get out of jail free card. Rinse. Repeat, and apparently can't keep up with demand. 20K by Christmas.

  • AP

    New Game Houdini? Just Announced by American Pinball. Post #2726 in topic

    Posted 18 months ago by BC_Gambit – in American Pinball ‐ Last reply 156 days ago

    ... they were completely screwed... makes most people rate their chances of success as being "small". Pinball is hard after all. And I echo the sentiment above, JPoP has not made a playing game from scratch ...

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