Quoted from jeffspinballpalace:
Stern would like for you to report for duty Monday. Well, actually I'd like for you to, but if you were to were to get a facility tour and disappeared along the way, only to reappear in an office, maybe they'd get tired of looking for you. On Tuesday show up at 7:30a and follow the first guy in and just set up camp. Then at the weekly meeting announce that you have been tasked by the partner to use your mad computer skills to make this happen. After you have successfully compiled the code, visit Gary in his office and explain that he needs to get this done. That's how I'd do approach it anyways.
No need to bash here. For a redemption game, 4 days is absolutely possible. But unless you're talking about virtualization/emulation on newer hardware, a port from one specialized piece of pin hardware to another 4 days is not possible unless your program is very small. Only Stern employees would know for sure how difficult a task it would be. For all we know, the Whitestar stuff can be emulated on the current generation boards or they have methods to port and compile.
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