American Pinball 1st machine out their door 12/30/17 ** added video**

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American Pinball 1st machine out their door 12/30/17 ** added video**


By GAP

8 months ago



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    #1 8 months ago

    Today is a historic day For American Pinball and Great American Pinball. Congratulations AP! We picked up the 1st Houdini pinball machine this morning 9am in 0 temerature. We plan to unbox it today with full video.

    We plan to get our next batch in soon.

    If your looking to get a Houdini pinball machine pm us or go to our site www.greatamericanpinball.com

    Thanks and check back on our thread for more updates.

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    #2 8 months ago

    Awesome!

    #4 8 months ago

    Way to go AP!!!! Very impressive milestone!!!

    #5 8 months ago

    Congrats AP, great to see a new player in the game. Much success to you.

    #6 8 months ago

    Very exciting news. I'm wishing them great success in the future. I need to get one of these.

    #7 8 months ago

    Congrats!!!

    #8 8 months ago

    Congratulations, American Pinball! Here's hoping for lots of future success.

    #9 8 months ago

    Special thanks to Ryan White from American Pinball for showing me your fantastic facility and for letting me be a part of the first Houdini pinball to be shipped and picked up from my very good friend Mike from Great American Pinball.

    #10 8 months ago

    Congratulations!

    #11 8 months ago

    Played this at Allentown was very impressed and I am happy to see them start rolling off the lines. I hope it is a huge success enough for you to work on machine 2. Could not same enough good things about the game! Good Luck this is awesome!!!

    #12 8 months ago

    Rad! Great news to have another company shipping

    #13 8 months ago

    Awesome, good luck.

    #14 8 months ago

    Congrats to America Pinball

    #15 8 months ago

    Congrats API Team!!!! I have 2 ordered and just waiting for the call!!! I can only Imagine the hours you guys put in to achieve your personal goal. Bravo and wishing you a Very successful many years to come!!!!!!

    #16 8 months ago

    It’s great to have more competition in the pinball market. That makes each manufacturer create a better product to fight for your dollars. Looks to be a very interesting machine. I’d love to play one soon.

    #17 8 months ago

    Cool. Glad to hear that are up and running.
    Congrats to American pinball.

    #18 8 months ago

    Congrats! I played the prototype at SFGE and was impressed. Glad to see what appears to be an honest, hard working company join the game (for a change).

    #19 8 months ago

    Congrats, American Pinball!

    #20 8 months ago

    Here is a quick 5 min video of gameplay. I will try to take a few more video's of gameplay later tonight.

    Enjoy

    #21 8 months ago

    Congrats!

    #22 8 months ago

    These guys are churning them out like Big Macs. Amazing!

    #23 8 months ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    These guys are churning them out like Big Macs. Amazing!

    “Would you like fries with that.”

    #24 8 months ago
    Quoted from GAP:

    Here is a quick 5 min video of gameplay. I will try to take a few more video's of gameplay later tonight.
    Enjoy
    » YouTube video

    Do you like how it plays?

    #25 8 months ago

    Looks great. Thanks for the video GAP.

    #26 8 months ago

    Congratulations guys. I enjoyed meeting some of you at the NW Pinball show /almost/ as much as I like playing Houdini.

    I'll be buying one in 2018 for sure.

    #27 8 months ago

    Those shots look damn tight? cool vid of the game, very interesting.

    #28 8 months ago

    I played one game at SFGE last summer. Actually did pretty well but the shots are VERY tight. Even well his shots seemed to rattle around a bit. This is on my radar but will have to get some time on one. Luckily a buddy of mine is getting one so I'll be able to give it a real try.

    Congrats to AP!

    #29 8 months ago

    Big Congrats to Josh & crew ! Zipadee doo da!! keep cranking em out

    #30 8 months ago

    Thanks Mike for posting video and hope American Pinball can levitate many games out the door. Wonder what they have up their sleeve for #2 pin, but thats another thread.

    #31 8 months ago

    After 31 plays no dimpling. Playfield clear is amazing. 2nd video coming tomorrow.

    #32 8 months ago

    As far is pinball is concerned....more is better....congrats!

    Ken
    www.pinballrebel.com

    #33 8 months ago
    Quoted from GAP:

    After 31 plays no dimpling. Playfield clear is amazing. 2nd video coming tomorrow.

    Only 31? Figured it be more plays by now. I wouldn't have slept.

    #34 8 months ago

    Is $6,999 delivered the best most folks are seeing on this?

    #35 8 months ago
    Quoted from Mike_J:

    Is $6,999 delivered the best most folks are seeing on this?

    That is the price.....bottom line.

    #36 8 months ago
    Quoted from Mike_J:

    Is $6,999 delivered the best most folks are seeing on this?

    Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

    That is the price.....bottom line.

    Price should not be a surprised since that has been advertised for a year now.

    #37 8 months ago
    Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

    Only 31? Figured it be more plays by now. I wouldn't have slept.

    Avg ball times is 5 + min. with a couple of 13 to 15min games. The game is not a drain hog. Left outlanes drains more than the right. Very cool multiballs (Séance and trunk), illusion modes and the movies mode.

    #38 8 months ago
    Quoted from GAP:

    Avg ball times is 5 + min. with a couple of 13 to 15min games. The game is not a drain hog. Left outlanes drains more than the right. Very cool multiballs (Séance and trunk), illusion modes and the movies mode.

    Are outlanes open or closed?

    #39 8 months ago

    And now the wait begins!

    #40 8 months ago
    Quoted from hawkmoon:

    And now the wait begins!

    I know....wanted one yesterday.

    #41 8 months ago

    Is the code complete on this game?

    #42 8 months ago

    jester, code complete, on a new deliverable? Seriously?

    #43 8 months ago
    Quoted from Jesterfunhouse:

    Is the code complete on this game?

    Rosh has said on Houdini thread that it is very close, think he's at 96-98%. Part of the piont getting few out door and on location, tweeks coming for sure. Simple usb download.

    #44 8 months ago

    Hopefully a watershed moment in the hobby. Congrats AP and Best of luck to you!

    This game played very nicely at Allentown and seems like a winner.

    #45 8 months ago

    The pics of the underside are very promising! I am seeing excellent mechanical construction with no skimping on fasteners, subassembly quality, or wire management and connector quality. The daughterboards look to be well laid-out and the entire playfield looks as if it will be relatively easy to troubleshoot. Basically appears as if the overall build quality and attention to detail underneath matches what we have seen up top! Makes $7k seem like even more of a bargain!

    The entire AP organization is consistently looking like a bunch of true professionals rather than mere upstart dreamers, and it is very impressive that they have accomplished so much in such a short time. Sincere congrats to all of them!

    I fully expect Houdini to be the next game we acquire, just need the chance to give it a few test plays before pulling the trigger; maybe it won’t be too much longer now!

    #46 8 months ago
    Quoted from Thermionic:

    The pics of the underside are very promisin

    Where are the underside pics?

    #47 8 months ago

    Here you go

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    #48 8 months ago

    Jay @ GAP put together a video for our youtube channel highlighting some features of the Houdini pinball machine as well as another video of game play and how fast this game can flow.

    We hope you enjoy.

    #49 8 months ago
    Quoted from GAP:

    Jay @ GAP put together a video for our youtube channel highlighting some features of the Houdini pinball machine as well as another video of game play and how fast this game can flow.
    » YouTube video
    We hope you enjoy.

    Awesome video, thanks for posting! Game seems to have good flow... what's motivating the sound of the giggling girl?

    #50 8 months ago
    Quoted from adamross:

    Awesome video, thanks for posting! Game seems to have good flow... what's motivating the sound of the giggling girl?

    Those are the slingshots. And Rosh has been considerate enough to include different sounds to choose from if one gets too grating. Being able to swap sounds directly from the menu is a cool feature indeed.

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