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The Munsters Hype (Because every evening its Halloween)


By Macca101010

1 year ago



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#801 1 year ago
Quoted from jeffspinballpalace:

Found this exclusive pic of the main bash toys Stern designed for Munsters. I don’t much care for them since their arms don’t move
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If any of those toys are on the Munsters i wont be buying one.

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#802 1 year ago

So who's got their munsters money ready??

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#803 1 year ago
Quoted from jeffspinballpalace:

Found this exclusive pic of the main bash toys Stern designed for Munsters. I don’t much care for them since their arms don’t move
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Don’t worry they are adding springs as we speak!

#804 1 year ago
Quoted from scottslash:

What I hate: The word "flipper" can refer to both the mechanical bats that make pinball so awesome... AND the money-grubbing douchebags who care nothing for the hobby!

I hear ya! Let’s start referring to these persons for what they really are “ scalper scum”.
Some are even vocal opinionated posters here on pinside. then you see their eBay listing for maiden LE on eBay for the bargain price of $12999. They should be publicly shamed for the disservice they do. A fair markup is one thing but 13k is F’n rediculous!
On this note what are distro’s quoting on the LE. I’m almost afraid to know. Or is it deposit only till stern announces the next price increase due to the scalpers pricing that they track here and on eBay? Anyone who thinks Gary doesn’t have one of His minions track this info as a part of their job has dain bramage.

#805 1 year ago

Slightly off topic but as far as scalpers go I remember going to quite a few concerts in the mid/ late eighties and we’d hear someone walk by the car while we tailgated asking if anyone had extra tickets and how there was a scalper near the gate asking crazy money for a ticket. A few times we saw groups of 4-6 big dudes respond to this by saying we’ll get rid of them. They never roughed them up or anything but we saw them act like they were going to and chase the guys a couple blocks away and it was nothing short of hilarious! They be yelling “get outa here scalper scum” as the chase ensued !!

It’s unfortunate that there seems to be no end to machine price increases due to this happening which is very unfortunate.

#806 1 year ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

If any of those toys are on the Munsters i wont be buying one.

There will be no Funko's on Munsters

Borg is a man of good taste

He will go next level on this one
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#807 1 year ago

Isn't there an easy answer to LE "hoarding" if that's actually going on still? Just wait a month or two and you can pick up a 100 play machine (or maybe even NIB) for less than retail.

#808 1 year ago

I love the LE speculation....
Who said it was limited to 500 machines?
About 3 weeks ago a good friend had just been to factory. Although I can't confirm it, only what was told to me. I was told the LE's will be set at 1000.

#809 1 year ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

I love the LE speculation....
Who said it was limited to 500 machines?
About 3 weeks ago a good friend had just been to factory. Although I can't confirm it, only what was told to me. I was told the LE's will be set at 1000.

That's crazy. Iron Maiden has WAY more appeal globally, and they wouldn't even go to 666 (which they would have sold). I can't imagine they'll do 1000 on Munsters. Worldwide demand isn't there.

#810 1 year ago

I don't see the Munsters LE being more than 500 either.

#811 1 year ago

To sum up this thread.....
Borg on design...Dwight on code...Franchi on art....BOOM!!

Quoted from mnpinball:

Yep the pro and premium will be drastically different
This will be the haunted house mansion 1313 Mockingbird Lane under glass

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#812 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

That's crazy. Iron Maiden has WAY more appeal globally, and they wouldn't even go to 666 (which they would have sold). I can't imagine they'll do 1000 on Munsters. Worldwide demand isn't there.

Quoted from PinballManiac40:

I don't see the Munsters LE being more than 500 either.

I hear ya. Supposedly, Gary said there was no reason to go 1000. Weather they do it or not is yet to be seen. I doght it. Will know in 5 weeks.

#813 1 year ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

I love the LE speculation....
Who said it was limited to 500 machines?
About 3 weeks ago a good friend had just been to factory. Although I can't confirm it, only what was told to me. I was told the LE's will be set at 1000.

A good friend of mine was at the factory last week, and he said Baffle Ball will be the next VE.

#814 1 year ago
Quoted from Sinestro:

A good friend of mine was at the factory last week, and he said Baffle Ball will be the next VE.

Like this?

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#815 1 year ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

I hear ya. Supposedly, Gary said there was no reason to go 1000. Weather they do it or not is yet to be seen. I doght it. Will know in 5 weeks.

I still don't get why they didn't do 666 for maiden. Such a wasted opportunity.

#816 1 year ago
Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

Like this?[quoted image]

No, like this.

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#817 1 year ago
Quoted from Diospinball:

I still don't get why they didn't do 666 for maiden. Such a wasted opportunity.

KISS hung around for a long time in stock, WWE LE is STILL overflowing warehouses, and they were afraid of another like that, but given the huge overseas interest in Iron Maiden, anyone with even a passing knowledge knew that they could EASILY sell 666 and it actually made SENSE.

#818 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

KISS hung around for a long time in stock, WWE LE is STILL overflowing warehouses, and they were afraid of another like that, but given the huge overseas interest in Iron Maiden, anyone with even a passing knowledge knew that they could EASILY sell 666 and it actually made SENSE.

Well... could you imagine how cool it would be to get teh 666th one... That be one that people would probably just be looking to flip for money sadly...

And I get it, Sterns reticence. I do... Pinball sales are up finally, but they still pale to what they were in the past.
Only reason there is a thriving pinball industry right now is the insane prices for new pinball machines. Which is a catch 22. As the insane prices make it profitable for the company, but it prevents younger people from getting into the hobby by pricing them out. Which in the long term is bad for the hobby.
I'm not bemoaning the costs of new pins. Just my observation. And again nothing against new pins... With a little bit of luck I might be able to get Munsters NIB at the tail end of their production run. That is provided its both a good playing and good looking game.
I want both Lilly and Marilyn on playfield look glamorous and gorgeous.

#819 1 year ago
Quoted from Diospinball:

Well... could you imagine how cool it would be to get teh 666th one... That be one that people would probably just be looking to flip for money sadly...
And I get it, Sterns reticence. I do... Pinball sales are up finally, but they still pale to what they were in the past.
Only reason there is a thriving pinball industry right now is the insane prices for new pinball machines. Which is a catch 22. As the insane prices make it profitable for the company, but it prevents younger people from getting into the hobby by pricing them out. Which in the long term is bad for the hobby.
I'm not bemoaning the costs of new pins. Just my observation. And again nothing against new pins... With a little bit of luck I might be able to get Munsters NIB at the tail end of their production run. That is provided its both a good playing and good looking game.
I want both Lilly and Marilyn on playfield look glamorous and gorgeous.

I guarantee that if they had done 666 LEs, the 666 one would have gone to the band. But then at least all the LEs could have had "xxx/666 LIMITED EDITION" on each collector plate. "xxx/500" is SUCH a missed opportunity.

#820 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

I guarantee that if they had done 666 LEs, the 666 one would have gone to the band.

Yeah, and the band might give it away or raffle it for charity. If Clive Burr was still alive that would make a great auction item for his charity that they set up.
So, I think it would only be a matter of time till it got in private hands.

#821 1 year ago
Quoted from Diospinball:

Yeah, and the band might give it away or raffle it for charity. If Clive Burr was still alive that would make a great auction item for his charity that they set up.
So, I think it would only be a matter of time till it got in private hands.

Having the 666th one would be cool, but it was more about getting 666 on every collector plate because there WAS 666. Stern blew it when this pin was clearly a home run and could support 666 no problem.

#822 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

That's crazy. Iron Maiden has WAY more appeal globally, and they wouldn't even go to 666 (which they would have sold). I can't imagine they'll do 1000 on Munsters. Worldwide demand isn't there.

500

#824 1 year ago
Quoted from Macca101010:

So who's got their munsters money ready??[quoted image][quoted image]

Ready and waiting Dave Please dont let this title be dissaponting ????

#825 1 year ago
Quoted from DougAUS11:

Ready and waiting Dave Please dont let this title be dissaponting ????

Ahh cool glad we are back on track with Munsters talk Doug.

Fingers crossed its a cracker, just freed up a pin for it, so it better be.

You'll have a BM66, GOTG and Munsters next to teacher other you Franchi lover

#826 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

Sanity prevails.

Make sense to have all LE's capped at 500

It is a really good move by Stern to acknowledge the collector market

500 is the magic number.

Agree with sentiment on Maiden, but that's done now.

I can still see the odd 50-80 SLE runs sneaking in on certain titles, Beatles being one of them.

#827 1 year ago

I'm in for Munsters, hoping for a hybrid cross of Addams family and monster bash.

#828 1 year ago
Quoted from Droptargets:

I'm in for Munsters, hoping for a hybrid cross of Addams family and monster bash.

I'm hoping for something new from Borg with the three levels of Haunted house.

#829 1 year ago

To be honest I just hope it isn't a reused layout with new code. Praying for some black and white either on playfield, cabinet, or display. Or maybe some on all of the above.

Quoted from vireland:

I'm hoping for something new from Borg with the three levels of Haunted house.

#830 1 year ago
Quoted from Sinestro:

A good friend of mine was at the factory last week, and he said Baffle Ball will be the next VE.

Better find a new friend with Intel.

#831 1 year ago

Will the 500 LE’s sell out in advance of them being built???

#832 1 year ago
Quoted from cpr9999:

Will the 500 LE’s sell out in advance of them being built???

I think so... Considering Stern typically does a run of pro's before the LE's... Call and place your order. I LOVE the Munsters so this was a must have theme for me. He-Man would probably be the only other sight unseen theme I would purchase at this point...

#833 1 year ago
Quoted from cpr9999:

Will the 500 LE’s sell out in advance of them being built???

Technically all LE's are "Sold Out" before being made. Stern sell to distributors. Stern Requires the Distributors to order the LE's. Its up to the distributors to sell all of their stock of LE's.

#834 1 year ago
Quoted from mnpinball:

Better find a new friend with Intel.

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#835 1 year ago

My good friend and artist Shad Nowicki always seems to know what new Stern releases are coming up, uncanny. His latest original painting: (STANDARD version, LE available at Shad's website.

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#836 1 year ago

My good friend and artist Shad Nowicki always seems to know what new Stern releases are coming up, uncanny. His latest original painting: (STANDARD version, LE available at Shad's website.

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#837 1 year ago

So does anyone know will there be pro models on this one .?, im only seeing prem. And LE pictures .

#838 1 year ago

Pro, Premium, LE models.

#839 1 year ago
Quoted from mnpinball:

Yep the pro and premium will be drastically different
This will be the haunted house mansion 1313 Mockingbird Lane under glass

Can't wait for this reveal.

#840 1 year ago
Quoted from trimoto:

So does anyone know will there be pro models on this one .?, im only seeing prem. And LE pictures .

You can see a bit of the knob for the shooter on the left side of the Premium pic. All three were clearly part of the same picture that was cut up. For some reason Kaneda didn't have the juice to get a Pro picture for his leak. His reputation is clearly overblown.

#841 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

You can see a bit of the knob for the shooter on the left side of the Premium pic. All three were clearly part of the same picture that was cut up. For some reason Kaneda didn't have the juice to get a Pro picture for his leak. His reputation is clearly overblown.

Beetlejuice...Beetlejuice...

#842 1 year ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

Beetlejuice...Beetlejuice...

Oooh don’t say the B word!

#843 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

Borg has the same problem with layouts for the last 10 years. In a serious rut. Hopefully Elwin's freshness embarrassed him into doing something actually new.

Yep. Borg has been using the same or a mirrored layout for 10 years. Lame.

However, comments about "his next"/Munsters make me hopeful Elwin inspired him to put some effort into it.

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#844 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

Yep. Borg has been using the same or a mirrored layout for 10 years. Lame.
However, comments about "his next"/Munsters make me hopeful Elwin inspired him to put some effort into it.

Dude. Did you just quote and agree with yourself?

#845 1 year ago
Quoted from FalconPunch:

Dude. Did you just quote and agree with yourself?

That could be called breaking the 5th wall!!

#846 1 year ago
Quoted from FalconPunch:

Dude. Did you just quote and agree with yourself?

Hahaha! Not on purpose. I answered a notification that I was quoted and I replied to that. I thought that pinsider sounded awfully rational and level-headed, but I was in the middle of a project and just quick-answered without looking too closely. I wonder why I'd get a notification about my own post?

But you're welcome for the entertainment. Remember to tip your waitress on the way out. I'll be here all week...

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#847 1 year ago
Quoted from trimoto:

So does anyone know will there be pro models on this one .?, im only seeing prem. And LE pictures .

Pro Premium LE.

#848 1 year ago

Im getting exited for this one ,
pro would be fine for me

#849 1 year ago
Quoted from trimoto:

Im getting exited for this one ,
pro would be fine for me

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#850 1 year ago
Quoted from hank527:

Im in, but Lonnie on code would kill it for me as well.

same not a fan of Lonnie code in general

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