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John Popadiuk update thread……MAGIC GIRL, RAZA, AIW…..


By iceman44

5 years ago



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#24251 10 months ago

"No pinball for you"

"Screwed by JPop"

"All I got was this crappy t-shirt"

"Thief"

"Failure"

"Dilettante"

"Zidware, Pinball for Crooks"

#24252 10 months ago

Funny, like his pinball machines that t-shirt isn't even finished

#24253 10 months ago
Quoted from Strohz:

Funny, like his pinball machines that t-shirt isn't even finished

This is my fault. John had some pointless word in there like "Wow!" or "Zing!" and I suggested he just make it blank for custom phrases, signatures, etc.

#24254 10 months ago
Quoted from benheck:

This is my fault. John had some pointless word in there like "Wow!" or "Zing!" and I suggested he just make it blank for custom phrases, signatures, etc.

lets not use the word fault as it has possibly now worked out to be fun & advantageous for us ..... lets call it divine influence

#24255 10 months ago

Everyone should just walk out en masse as soon as Jpop is introduced or says anything. Of course then you won’t get to learn about how they’ve gone beyond quad manufacturing and why pinball is so easy for them.

Sounds like a good trade to me. Seriously, aren’t the days of “come, here us wax poetic about how great we are at building pinballs 9-12 months before we have anything to show or sell” over?

#24256 10 months ago
Quoted from TheFamilyArcade:

Seriously, aren’t the days of “come, here us wax poetic about how great we are at building pinballs 9-12 months before we have anything to show or sell” over?

2014 called.

1 month later
#24257 8 months ago
Quoted from deeproot:

Ewwwwww. Good thing it is corporate policy for all deeproot employees and contractors to wear appropriate attire at all times.

Which of these is the company uniform?

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#24258 8 months ago
Quoted from Rarehero:

Which of these is the company uniform?
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Both, the Stripe uniform is for casual Friday

#24259 8 months ago

Will sell bootleg Zidware shirts for refunds...

2 weeks later
#24260 8 months ago

Wasn't Jpop at Expo? Any confrontations?

#24261 8 months ago
Quoted from AliciaC:

Wasn't Jpop at Expo? Any confrontations?

Yes he was. I was in the seminar and I did not see any real confrontations. I heard some negative comments, well deserved, but nothing threatening.

#24262 8 months ago
Quoted from AliciaC:

Wasn't Jpop at Expo? Any confrontations?

Yes, he was there and as far as confrontations, people did not hold "back".

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#24263 8 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

Yes, he was there and as far as confrontations, people did not hold "back".
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This pic screams "listen here, buddy"

#24264 8 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

Yes, he was there and as far as confrontations, people did not hold "back".
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Dude on the left was overheard saying, "I'm just here to party."

#24265 8 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

Yes, he was there and as far as confrontations, people did not hold "back".
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Wow, still rockin’ the skullet too

#24266 8 months ago

I initially thought it was amazing he actually showed his face at Expo. Then I quickly realized, of course he would... Under the skullet is an astronaut sized heap of arrogance that feels he did nothing wrong. Remember, "pinball is hard." Surprised he wasn't harassed or his bicycle set on fire in the parking lot.

Bilking hundreds of thousands of dollars from Pinsiders in a fraudulent ponzi scheme must be A-okay in JPop's book. Wonder what the other folks on the Deep Root panel honestly feel about JPop?

#24267 7 months ago

Magic Girl for sale in Seattle for $14000. Is that the original price? This guy's not trying to cash in it seems.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/some-interesting-craigslist-finds/page/13#post-4660474

#24268 7 months ago
Quoted from HighVoltage:

Magic Girl for sale in Seattle for $14000. Is that the original price? This guy's not trying to cash in it seems.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/some-interesting-craigslist-finds/page/13#post-4660474

Well if you knew a working version of magic girl was possibly coming out from deeproot, wouldn't you try to dump it too? It's sort of like a year ago when you started to see people throw up their monster bashes for sale.

#24269 7 months ago

I never understood the people who payed $20K+ for the MG's. Even when they didn't think there was a possibility of more being made, that still seemed like a crazy amount of money to blow on a game that didn't work.

#24270 7 months ago
Quoted from HighVoltage:

Magic Girl for sale in Seattle for $14000. Is that the original price? This guy's not trying to cash in it seems.
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/some-interesting-craigslist-finds/page/13#post-4660474

Man, what WAS the original price? Was it the same for everyone or didn’t it get more $$ overtime?

I’m surprised there wasn’t more talk about John beinh at expo or videos of him being berated or something

#24271 7 months ago
Quoted from Mbecker:

Man, what WAS the original price?

I think they were $16k.

#24272 7 months ago
Quoted from gweempose:

I think they were $16k.

Correct plus shipping

#24273 7 months ago
Quoted from Mbecker:

Man, what WAS the original price? Was it the same for everyone or didn’t it get more $$ overtime?
I’m surprised there wasn’t more talk about John being at expo or videos of him being berated or something

People withheld applause! That guy's got such a twisted ego, that's probably as good as anything. Imagining everyone else getting applause, and him speaking, and then crickets, makes me LOL... Maybe that'll be the status quo response to him, what else might be appropriate?

Didn't someone get the obligatory picture of his backside too?

#24274 7 months ago

How much were Supreme's? I am thinking they were $11k but can't find real info. I would pick that up (if it dropped from $60k level) before considering buying a MG that was designed not to work.

#24275 7 months ago

10k

#24276 7 months ago
Quoted from toyotaboy:

Well if you knew a working version of magic girl was possibly coming out from deeproot, wouldn't you try to dump it too? It's sort of like a year ago when you started to see people throw up their monster bashes for sale.

No, knowing some have sold for $20K+, that's also what I would have at least asked and see what offers I got. Didn't Brandes claim he got $30K offer?

But you're right, given past selling prices, this does seem like dumping it. I don't know if I'd put it down to potential release though.

#24277 7 months ago
Quoted from HighVoltage:

Didn't someone get the obligatory picture of his backside too?

Yeppers. Right up there in post 24262.

#24278 7 months ago
Quoted from HighVoltage:

No, knowing some have sold for $20K+, that's also what I would have at least asked and see what offers I got.
But you're right, given past selling prices, this does seem like dumping it.

Expensive game of hot potato.

#24279 7 months ago
Quoted from Rum-Z:

Yeppers. Right up there in post 24262.

Nice! Sweet burn! Take that Johnny!

#24280 7 months ago

Can we get a "Hall of Shame" on Pinside? We can start lining up these backside pictures there...

#24281 7 months ago

Unfortunately the Magic Girl games currently available have features that don't work and no software support.
Too bad because this game could be so much better (or at least work properly) if Jim was paid to complete the work.

#24282 7 months ago

Jim was approached by the current owners and was offered pay to complete the software but he demanded a game as well, then stopped responding. So, they have someone else working on it.

#24283 7 months ago

Well thats good to hear there is someone working on it. It would suck to have a game that doesn't work.

Quoted from jwilson:

Jim was approached by the current owners and was offered pay to complete the software but he demanded a game as well, then stopped responding. So, they have someone else working on it.

#24284 7 months ago
Quoted from jwilson:

Jim was approached by the current owners and was offered pay to complete the software but he demanded a game as well, then stopped responding. So, they have someone else working on it.

That's a bit ordinary on the manufacturers part. Wasn't he promised a game by Jpop? These guys will pay Jpop, but leave this guy out in the cold

#24285 7 months ago
Quoted from luvthatapex2:

Well thats good to hear there is someone working on it. It would suck to have a game that doesn't work.

It's not good to hear because clearly it's not going anywhere and this cobbled together version of MG will never be anything more than a quickly depreciating paperweight.

Anybody who didn't cash out of this as soon as they received their blinking junkbox made a very poor decision.

Is the software guy even allowed to work on that code? Didn't Deeproot buy all the assets?

#24286 7 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Anybody who didn't cash out of this as soon as they received their blinking junkbox made a very poor decision.

Blinking junkbox. That's a good one.

What about the blinking junkbox Houdini that was used to trick AP into starting a company?

#24287 7 months ago
Quoted from benheck:

Blinking junkbox. That's a good one.
What about the blinking junkbox Houdini that was used to trick AP into starting a company?

They use that in their employees safety training video series.
Don’t do what Johnny don’t did.

#24288 7 months ago
Quoted from blue95:

but leave this guy out in the cold

I believe DP reported they reached some settlement with him.

Finishing the code won't do any good if the needed mechs are not there, etc.

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