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Playboy Pinball 2000 prototype

By Ahoernchen

4 years ago


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#1 4 years ago

Hi guys,

I would like to see some further videos or photos of the legendary #Playboy Pin2000 prototype.

I have seen the "Tilt" bonus video thousands of times but the quality is really bad and you can't see much from playfield.

There were a few events in the past where this prototype was for free play. Maybe someone shots some photos or video?

For the lucky persons who had the chance to play:
How well does it play?
How can be the magnets activated?
Where goes the ball on launchramp if you plunge to hard?
What happened with the subwayramp/ why are the both holes blocked with paper?
Are there 2 skillshots on launchramp?
There are some diverter in the back of the game when do they act?
What happened if you shot the 3 Playboybunny Dropdowntargets?

Thanks

#2 4 years ago

You can reference some of these old threads, these folks had a lot more info, and I know a few folks have tried their hand at completing Playboy and Wizard Blocks.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/wizard-blocks-2

#3 4 years ago

The Tilt bonus video:

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#4 4 years ago

Photo from launchramp version 3.

But is it really used on the prototype game???

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#5 4 years ago

Launchramp v2 a little difference to v3. But it is further on not clear which ramp was used...

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#6 4 years ago

Launchramp v1:

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#7 4 years ago

Anyone who played the Playboy remember which launchramp is installed?

#8 4 years ago
Quoted from Ahoernchen:

Anyone who played the Playboy remember which launchramp is installed?

No, but the ball does gets stuck in a few places...
Eg, behind the entrance ramp from the right drain.
The game does not have finished programming...
That is why the trap hole is stuffed with paper.

#9 4 years ago

Thanks for the information.

So I think there were 2 skillshots?

Interesting that the 2 outholes in playfield are blocked with paper but if I remember right I have seen a photo that these holes weren‘t blocked anymore?

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#10 4 years ago

Maybe someone knows a bit more?

#11 4 years ago

I have heard of wizard blocks but didn’t know about this one . I’m a pin2k fan ( I know a lot of guys don’t care for them ) and can only imagine how awesome a video interactive playboy would or could have been !

#12 4 years ago

I’d love to see one built/completed.

#13 4 years ago
Quoted from NevadaNutJob:

and can only imagine how awesome a video interactive playboy would or could have been !

Especially if they did like their Touchscreen game. No nudity, partial nudity, full nudity. Depending on time and settings.

LTG : )

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#14 4 years ago

I found another video of Williams Playboy pinball machine. It's 53 seconds long, and it was uploaded at 3.5.2020; five days ago

#15 4 years ago
Quoted from pinballfan2000:

I found another video of Williams Playboy pinball machine. It's 53 seconds long, and it was uploaded at 3.5.2020; five days ago

This is the same video as above post #3

#16 4 years ago
Quoted from Brtlkat:

This is the same video as above post #3

Okay

#17 4 years ago
Quoted from pinballfan2000:

I found another video of Williams Playboy pinball machine. It's 53 seconds long, and it was uploaded at 3.5.2020; five days ago

I'm gonna assume that terrible music is just generic background stuff the video maker put in and wasn't actually going to be in the game?

#18 4 years ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

I'm gonna assume that terrible music is just generic background stuff the video maker put in and wasn't actually going to be in the game?

You are probably right

#19 4 years ago

Played one years ago but simply cannot remember anything about and sadly did not have the foresight to take any video of it!!!

#20 4 years ago
Quoted from Pbpins:

Played one years ago but simply cannot remember anything about and sadly did not have the foresight to take any video of it!!!

So if people played one. Is this a prototype in someones basement or now long lost?

#21 4 years ago
Quoted from northvibe:

So if people played one. Is this a prototype in someones basement or now long lost?

The game is in a private collection.
Along with other one-of-a-kind games.

#22 4 years ago
Quoted from vec-tor:

The game is in a private collection.
Along with other one-of-a-kind games.

Does that owner allow visitors to play, or is it pretty private.....? It would be cool for the OP to get pictures/video so a recreation could be done, like wizard blocks etc.

#23 4 years ago
Quoted from northvibe:

Does that owner allow visitors to play, or is it pretty private.....? It would be cool for the OP to get pictures/video so a recreation could be done, like wizard blocks etc.

I believe it is pretty private.

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#25 3 years ago

Maybe some news?

The sounds are the real game sounds. There were only these orogrammed.

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#30 3 years ago

The upper loop diverter:

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#33 3 years ago

Why aren't more people talking about this???? This is amazing work!!! Really cool to see some light shed on this for the first time in a long time.

#34 3 years ago

Very cool up and running- Is this old video or new?

#35 3 years ago

Wow! This looks like it would have been a cool machine. Lots of modern type presentation.

#36 3 years ago
Quoted from JTreds:

Why aren't more people talking about this???? This is amazing work!!! Really cool to see some light shed on this for the first time in a long time.

Thanks a lot. Maybe most people didn’t know about the 4th Pinball 2000 game?

Lots of work and lots of hours are in this playfield.

#37 3 years ago

That magnet catch feature is freaking sweet. Honestly the whole playfield looks pretty unique and different (especially for a Pin2K!) Such a shame that Williams called it quits when it did, they were continually pushing the envelope all the way to the end.

#38 3 years ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

Very cool up and running- Is this old video or new?

This is just only a few days old.

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#39 3 years ago

It’s too bad the powers that be ( rights owner , game designers , new manufacturer , etc... ) can’t bring this and wizard blocks across the finish line for production . I know the moneys not there for such an endeavor , plus whatever other logistic roadblocks , but a man can dream .

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#40 4 months ago

The blueprints are up for sale.

ebay.com link: itm

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