Quoted from estrader:
Anyone know a distributor with an LE? Please PM me
I put down my LE deposit a couple hours ago withAutomated services out of Milford CT. She assured me they were not sold out of LE at the time. But that was a few hours ago.....
Quoted from soren:
The BOM remark is speculation, dude. Allow me to speculate as well and claim that, no, the BOM/design budget is not the same of all games at Stern.
As for the manufacturing side, the more games you sell the more advanced stuff you are able to put into it for the same cost. Because you have startup cost, tooling, vender contracts and then a per unit cost of manufactoring.
Also it might not be fair to compare with other then contemporary games. Let speculate again and say what if wireforms are 20% cheaper to make now than five years ago.
Funny how Keith manages to get it done over and over, and the other guys designs sometimes look kinda phoned in.
I did have a lot of trouble dialing in a flight 2k lock mech. I’m sure this is fine though.
Quoted from zaphX:
I'm really impressed, it looks terrific. Shame the yellow armor is only on the LE, that's going to be tough to get.
I agree, the co-op mode is so much fun when your trying to get non pin players to have fun playing the game! Seems like Co-op should be a no brainer on all new pins! Don’t drop the ball on this stern, it’s just simple coding to make such a great feature standard. Stern should go back and get all their games put in with Co-op. There is plenty of memory with spike 2 to make it happen... so they should make it happen!
I had hoped for an LE, but seems they are sold out at my distro so it will be a pro for me. Maybe down the road I’ll get a premium.
Quoted from McKT:
I agree, the co-op mode is so much fun when your trying to get non pin players to have fun playing the game! Seems like Co-op should be a no brainer on all new pins! Don’t drop the ball on this stern, it’s just simple coding to make such a great feature standard. Stern should go back and get all their games put in with Co-op.
There is plenty of memory with spike 2 to make it happen... so they should make it happen!
They must put in Co-op going forward! Co-op brings in players that are not that good and helps them sincerely enjoy the game! I play my wife, 5 year & and 10
Year old and we all have a blast on TMNT. Great ideas like Co-op need to be replicated. Not sure if there is a pissing contest at Stern to put it in or not, but Keith is smart enough to not let
his ego stop him from doing the right thing for his game. If Keith wants to be the GOAT designer he will build no brainers like Co-op into all his past and future games. It’s simple coding. Be the GOAT Keith! Put in Co-op!
Quoted from CrazyLevi:
Stern is an actual, real pinball company and they can't get by on one release a year.
I know, it's tongue-in-cheek. He just nails designs.
I still think about Maiden Pro has basically has nothing in it. It's fun as hell. JP improved on it, and now this really looks packed.
He just has a different way of thinking.
I don't see in the trailer what the video display looks like. Are there photos/video of what that's like?
Quoted from vireland:
They moved up the release of the James Brown pin.
(Seriously watch the movie he did as James Brown - WAY better than Black Panther)
Speaking of James Brown, a Tales from the Tour Bus pin would be fantastic. Lots of great characters and music.
the best thing judge has done since beavis & butthead, and i love all of his stuff. whens that b & b pin spooky?......
I got locked in on a LE this morning. Was told late September early October delivery.
I just noticed it appears Stern put in a spacer attached inside the edge of the playfield to protect the edge of the playfield where the spinning disk is located.
Order in on a premium, wife didn’t care for the yellow of the LE so that saved me some money, although I am still kicking myself a bit about it lol.
Graphics on this game could sure be epic. Im starting to think I do need a premium.
Games looks amazing. Only thing I would do change is add some colored T-molding to the backbox:
Quoted from CrazyLevi:
Sounds like distributor bullshit to me. THe going overseas part not the it'll probably sell out part.
I don’t really see the value of the LE except if you want to get it early. I’m not a fan of the yellow and the premium art looks about the same. I’d save the money and buy premium glass for a few of my pins.
Extremely minor nitpick, but the coin door is screaming for some color. It's a glaring black void on a beautiful cabinet. I don't know about powder coating it yellow though, but an aftermarket sticker would do.
Maybe in the future Stern can sell coin doors without the coin mechs for home collectors. Cover the space with more art from the game.
loving the limited flips ball save on mode idea! I think that will be brilliant for dollar games!
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