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Medieval Madness - Cabinet Artwork Update

By rrath03

4 months ago



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#1 4 months ago

Hey all, excited to share my pinball mod project with you.

I got this MMR in March 2020 and have been working on it ever since. It had just 300 plays and plays amazingly, but I had lots of plans.

MM has always been my favorite game but having it set up in my living room meant I wanted it to be pristine.

I began by adding the RGB kit plus pinstadiums and started to really fall in love with the high contrast illustrations on the playfield, especially all the subtle and goofy nuances.

I keep making small tweaks, but things really stated taking direction when I picked up Brian Allen’s updated back glass and side art. It was a great upgrade and I quickly realized I wanted to take it that much further as I now found the cabinet graphics to feel outdated.

My first step was a few print tests, using a panoramic photo of the back glass with my iPhone 12. I did the left side only and through the process of the vinyl sticker and applying it as a test run, I learned a lot. I also learned that that new cabinet art comes off very easily so the machine can be converted back to its original state with no problems.

The entire cabinet art project took about 15 hours to design in illustrator, test, and apply. I had a bit of experience with vinyl so was able to get it on without any bubbles.

Some of the other major upgrades I’ve made include adding the, color display mod, shaker motor, and the XL display + premium sound (which was a tough $$ pill to swallow but a no brainer in the end).

I hope you enjoy my “Ye New Medieval Madness” and I would love to field any questions about this one-of-a-kind machine.

A big thanks to Brian Allen on the back glass art that inspired this, who to be clear, is not involved in this project in anyway.

Offers welcome if anyone is interested.

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#2 4 months ago

Looks amazing man. Nice work!

#3 4 months ago

I think the artwork on the head turned out amazing, great choices and alignment on both! On the body... I do miss the game name and am left feeling like something is missing... like the name of the game . Did you reach out to Brian Allen to see if he'd be up for a private commission to do a full package? I bet he'd make something killer.

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