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Bon Jovi Pin in your future?


By vireland

1 year ago



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    “Will you buy a Bon Jovi pin?”

    • Day One, Baby! 10 votes
      5%
    • Only if it plays like Kiss, Aerosmith, and GotG... 2 votes
      1%
    • I'll wait and see... 24 votes
      11%
    • I'll play it on route. 17 votes
      8%
    • Nope. No interest. 169 votes
      76%

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    #1 1 year ago

    So Bon Jovi may be next up at Stern instead of Iron Maiden. Will you be buying one for your collection?

    #2 1 year ago

    Where do you see that the license was aquired?

    #3 1 year ago

    hell

    #4 1 year ago
    Quoted from PinballManiac40:

    Where do you see that the license was aquired?

    It was brought up over in the KISS thread again and I just made a new thread so it didn't go off into Bon Jovi instead of KISS. Wakky seems to have more to contribute on the subject.

    #5 1 year ago

    That's a totally different band that's nothing like Bon Jovi...

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    #6 1 year ago
    Quoted from vireland:

    It was brought up over in the KISS thread again and I just made a new thread so it didn't go off into Bon Jovi instead of KISS. Wakky seems to have more to contribute on the subject.

    Jon has aged well he has a great voice .
    But I would not buy any music from Bon Jovi .
    Never a Bon Jovi themed pinball .
    But that is me .
    Hell Original Van Halen would be better .
    VH & Van Halen II

    #7 1 year ago

    You're livin on a prayer...

    #8 1 year ago

    Where did this rumor come from ?

    #9 1 year ago

    NOT WANTED, Dead or Alive!

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    #10 1 year ago

    Long before we get to an artist like Bon Jovi, Ozzy needs to be addressed.

    #11 1 year ago

    While I happen to own a car he bought in the late 80s, the sound of a Bon Jovi pin does nothing for me (could always be surprised).

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    #12 1 year ago
    Quoted from Medisinyl:

    While I happen to own a car he bought in the late 80s, the sound of a Bon Jovi pin does nothing for me (could always be surprised).

    Yeah, you probably own John Voight's Chrysler LeBaron convertible with wood grain side-paneling too, huh.

    #13 1 year ago

    Pick up Tommy at the docks and Gina at the diner to start livin' on a prayer multiball.

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    #14 1 year ago

    Bon Jovi sucks.

    Quoted from thedarkknight77:

    Ozzy needs to be addressed.

    We need a Black Sabbath pin first.

    #15 1 year ago
    Quoted from vireland:

    It was brought up over in the KISS thread again and I just made a new thread so it didn't go off into Bon Jovi instead of KISS. Wakky seems to have more to contribute on the subject.

    Still if someone cannot prove the license was acquired, this will not be built.

    #16 1 year ago

    Iron maiden is off and bonjovi is the replacement? Worst Christmas ever.

    #17 1 year ago
    Quoted from vicjw66:

    Yeah, you probably own John Voight's Chrysler LeBaron convertible with wood grain side-paneling too, huh.

    Ha ha Funny enough the few forms of documentation I have show a name spelled a bit different than his stage name (John F Bongiovi Jr), but the home address, VIN, etc. confirm it

    #18 1 year ago

    Bon Jovi won't sell. They are a good band, but not Iconic like Aerosmith nor does the fan base seem to be ones that would buy pinball.

    Kiss, Metallica, the Rolling Stones, and ACDC have huge followings. Elvis was iconic.

    I'd say either a 60s band like Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, or Led Zeppelin.

    Any 80s hair rock band would surely fail. No one cares

    Any metal band like Iron Maiden, Ozzy, Scorpions, Def Leppard, would work well.

    No one cares about Bon Jovi.

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    #19 1 year ago

    My wishlist would be

    Avenged Sevenfold
    Iron Maiden
    Five Finger Death Punch
    Black Sabbath with Ozzy doing call outs.

    Masters of Metal that has a mix of everyone from Slayer, Slipknot and others.

    #20 1 year ago

    Last time I checked, mostly MEN purchase new pinball machines, not women.

    Hell no. NEXT

    #21 1 year ago

    I would not mind it but I want my iron maiden so bad. I also think led Zeppelin, queen, and motley Crue would be better choices than bon Jovi.

    #22 1 year ago

    There's just a lot of great bands that don't have much of a real thematic "feel" to them to create a "world under glass" IMO. Rolling Stones is one such example. Now that RZ has been made and Alice is on the horizon, my next hope would have been Dio if he were still around for custom callouts.

    #23 1 year ago

    Led Zeppelin a million times over Bon Jovi.

    #24 1 year ago

    Iron maiden or bon Jovi? Hopefully there is a third option.

    #25 1 year ago
    Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

    Iron maiden is off and bonjovi is the replacement? Worst Christmas ever.

    No one said Iron Maiden not happening.

    Stern buy licenses years in advance so maybe this is a 2019 pin?

    #26 1 year ago

    I don't think the majority of pinheads are clamoring for Bon Jovi or Iron Maiden. Iron Maiden has it's followers and Bon Jovi might still be fun but neither are exactly slam dunk licenses. If either are made and the games are good I'll play them. Neither make me want to buy them though and I'm a big fan of music pins. If they are dream themes for others then that is great for them, I don't mind setting out a few releases. Not a big deal either way.

    #27 1 year ago

    Nothing like playing pinball while "Bed of Roses Wizard Mode" is playing.... Nope.....no thanks.... "I'll be there for you" multiball LMAO

    #28 1 year ago

    Bon Jovi is dead to me ever since he tried to buy the Buffalo Bills and move them to Toronto. Screw Bon Jovi.
    http://nymag.com/news/features/jon-bon-jovi-buffalo-bills-2014-7/

    https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6113940/bon-jovi-banned-in-buffalo-over-bills-buyout-rumors

    #29 1 year ago

    Iron Maiden at least would have better art packages and possibilities for game play & bash toys. I think Gottlieb's 'Rock' machine already covered Bon Jovi anyway

    #31 1 year ago

    I don't know how many of you watched the NHRA finals? But the clue to the next pin was all over a certain car. Yes I'm talkin TS pin.

    #32 1 year ago

    I don't know where you get your info from but I heard it would be White Snake?

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    #33 1 year ago
    Quoted from pinmister:

    I don't know where you get your info from but I heard it would be White Snake?

    Spit It Out Multiball!

    #34 1 year ago
    Quoted from Shapeshifter:

    No one said Iron Maiden not happening.
    Stern buy licenses years in advance so maybe this is a 2019 pin?

    OP said Bonjovi may be up next instead of Maiden - but I guess if maiden’s Still happening I can ignore that this exists..

    #35 1 year ago

    Nope the environment is right for a Taylor Swift pin.

    #36 1 year ago

    Iron Maiden can still fill arenas...Bon Jovi plays indian casinos

    #37 1 year ago
    Quoted from Buzz:

    Nope the environment is right for a Taylor Swift pin.

    No, no, NO!!!

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    #38 1 year ago

    I think a general 80s hair band theme with songs from a bunch of different iconic bands would be fun and could nicely cash in on the 80s nostalgia factor that seems to be going on lately. Get some classic songs in there like twisted sister's "we're not gonna take it", Bon Jovi "livin in a prayer", Def leopard "pour some sugar on me", maybe some skid row, whitesnake, motley crew, etc.

    Could be a lot of fun

    #39 1 year ago
    Quoted from hank527:

    My wishlist would be
    Avenged Sevenfold
    Iron Maiden
    Five Finger Death Punch
    Black Sabbath with Ozzy doing call outs.
    Masters of Metal that has a mix of everyone from Slayer, Slipknot and others.

    Good god Avenged and five finger death punch are Fing awful. Like...laughably bad. And Ozzy doing callouts? LMAO can you imagine how unintelligible that would be?

    #40 1 year ago
    Quoted from Haymaker:

    Good god Avenged and five finger death punch are Fing awful. Like...laughably bad. And Ozzy doing callouts? LMAO can you imagine how unintelligible that would be?

    dude, no way... FFDP and AV are better than both Aerosmith and Bon Jovi..
    Just listen "Jekyll and Hyde" ....

    #41 1 year ago
    Quoted from cosmokramer:

    dude, no way... FFDP and AV are better than both Aerosmith and Bon Jovi..

    I disagree. Aerosmith is a legendary rock band so whether you like them or not, thats not even a debate really. Bon Jovi, while a stupid idea, I would still be less embarrassed to stand in front of than those 2 generic fake "metal bands". Its not like I'm an old timer whos trying to relive my glory days of letting my mullet flap in the breeze created by my camaro's T-tops either.

    #42 1 year ago

    Aside from being a huge Maiden fan, the art package alone would attract people to play it because it "looks cool". My opinion of course. Even celebrities and kids that don't listen to the band buy and wear their shirts... see any of them wearing Bon Jovi shirts?

    #43 1 year ago
    Quoted from Haymaker:

    glory days of letting my mullet flap in the breeze created by my camaro's T-tops either.

    I miss those days, I just bought a camaro but I cant grow my mullet back, I need it to flip forward and cover my bald spot...

    #44 1 year ago
    Quoted from cosmokramer:

    I just bought a camaro but I cant grow my mullet back

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    #45 1 year ago

    #46 1 year ago
    Quoted from jefryan:

    Aside from being a huge Maiden fan, the art package alone would attract people to play it because it "looks cool". My opinion of course. Even celebrities and kids that don't listen to the band buy and wear their shirts... see any of them wearing Bon Jovi shirts?

    Same reason we first bought their records back in the 80s - the art look sooooo cool!

    #47 1 year ago
    Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

    Same reason we first bought their records back in the 80s - the art look sooooo cool!

    Bon Jovi is a no way for me
    My wife loves them. I've seen them and they are good. I listen to the music, but in no way shape or format can I imagine making a pinball game with Bon Jovi.

    I really like the mix tape idea or Monsters of Rock or something with multiple bands.

    Can you imagine 8 different endings based on what band you pick or a rock band type game with 10 songs. You build a fan base as you progress through the songs. Even a 3 band pin with 4 songs for each band where the player plays to become the master of rock or rock champion with that band.

    Have mini wizard modes for each band. If they could mix Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and even Motley Crue, Poison together, that would be okay.

    A stand alone Bon Jovi will in no way shape or formed sell unless you are selling to 40 year old women as your main target market.

    Still thinking Rock Band pin with Bon Jovi and other hands songs in it would be okay though as it could appeal to everyone.

    #48 1 year ago
    Quoted from hank527:

    Bon Jovi is a no way for me
    My wife loves them. I've seen them and they are good. I listen to the music, but in no way shape or format can I imagine making a pinball game with Bon Jovi.
    I really like the mix tape idea or Monsters of Rock or something with multiple bands.
    Can you imagine 8 different endings based on what band you pick or a rock band type game with 10 songs. You build a fan base as you progress through the songs. Even a 3 band pin with 4 songs for each band where the player plays to become the master of rock or rock champion with that band.
    Have mini wizard modes for each band. If they could mix Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and even Motley Crue, Poison together, that would be okay.
    A stand alone Bon Jovi will in no way shape or formed sell unless you are selling to 40 year old women as your main target market.
    Still thinking Rock Band pin with Bon Jovi and other hands songs in it would be okay though as it could appeal to everyone.

    The licensing would be a nightmare, but how about a Monster of Rock 1992 “Castle Donington” edition - with Metallica, AC/DC and -Pantera-! Oh and the Black Crowes were there too

    #49 1 year ago
    Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

    The licensing would be a nightmare, but how about a Monster of Rock 1992 “Castle Donington” edition - with Metallica, AC/DC and -Pantera-! Oh and the Black Crowes were there too

    1992 Donnington lineup was:
    Saturday, August 22, 1992

    Iron Maiden
    Skid Row
    Slayer
    The Almighty
    Thunder
    W.A.S.P.

    I'd take that pin just because Thunder were there (best British band you've probably never heard of and still going strong)

    An MOR themed pin would be awesome and could tie in with the MOR cruises. They are raffling a Monster Bash on the upcoming 2018 MOR cruise.

    http://mailchi.mp/monstersofrockcruise/2018-september-ed2?e=8e8c3470ce

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