This thread is for all people that have in any way interest in Heighway Pinball’s first title Full Throttle.
On 22 February 2016 my Full Throttle entered the building. I am very excited about this game and would like to share my enthusiasm with fellow pinheads.
Below some information that is relevant for Full Throttle. As this is work in progress it may not be complete and all feedback is welcome.
Heighway Pinball Mission Statement
Our goal is to make pinball mainstream again, by producing fun, innovative, reliable and affordable pinball machines, packed with the latest technology.
What we do
Heighway Pinball – your one stop for new pinball machines. From one-off custom pinball machines to full production runs destined for the global market – Heighway Pinball is equipped to handle all your pinballing needs.
Heighway Pinball is incorporating the latest technical advancements to make its games the most fun, innovative and reliable pinball machines on the market. From new game units that swop into existing Heighway Pinball cabinet units in a matter of minutes, to modular mechanisms that can be swopped over in no time, and with no special skills required, to non-mechanical switches that do not require switch wires to poke through the playfield, to the latest in LCD screen technology that is positioned uniquely in the middle of the playfield surface – these are just some of the ways that make Heighway Pinball unique, and able to offer the best pinballing products possible to the global market.
For more info see: http://heighwaypinball.com/
Info and development:
The following information gives you a good impression about how Full Throttle evolved:
Heighway has their own YouTube Channel:
At this moment 3 models are available:
- Standard Edition (SE) - 1 model
Black matt cabinet with silver trim
- Limited Edition (LE) - 2 models
Black gloss cabinet with red trim
Red gloss cabinet with black trim
Full specs can be found here: http://heighwaypinball.com/fullthrottle/
Complete pin see: http://heighwaypinball.com/fullthrottlegame/
Playfield kit: 60% of complete pin
Shaker motor: Available
10.1 inch backbox screen: Available
27 inch backbox screen: Available
Fiber optic ramp: Available
Chrome trim (LE only): Availability to be announced
Gameplay and rules:
Bowen has made a video and by watching it you get a good impression about rules and gameplay:
Heighway's own tutorial video:
Current Software version
1.10 Initial release software
1.20 Major software update, with stable USB update platform
1.30 Minor update, with additional screen support software
1.41 Stonger flippers\pop bumpers, improved shaker motor\fiber optic control
Feedback on software version
If you have any feedback about a software version please post it in this thread:
Inner loop ball guide
Install extra padding for glass frame
Speaker - Low Hum noise
Speaker - High Pitch noise
Fix for spinning wheel discs falling off