Shaker activating when Herman does one of his hissy fit stomps would be a great touch.
Maybe the cabinet and playfield a combo of color and B/W.
So..... has Stern even hinted at doing this title or is this wishful thinking on our part?
Perhaps the video clips from the show might be just the right amount of B/W the game needs
If they don’t incorporate the Munster Coach car as a working toy somehow, it will be the single most purchased mod for that game. AND it should be very high quality as it really is the signature thing that ID’s that show. They could also place the mansion on the game ala MMadness. Fun to come up with all of these ideas. They need all of us as consultants!
Based on the team working on Munsters, what design features and code might we expect.... multiple flippers? Etc.
I’m also waiting to see what Munsters has to offer ; compare it with GB code update, then decide.
I am not a lower playfield lover as well.... will they offer all three models on day one, or will it be a staggered intro?
Agreed.... much better than straight up color or black and white. I hope Stern is reading this thread!
Premium here as well.... unless there is a second level underneath/ Grandpa’s basement.... that would move me to the Pro level.
I talk to a lot of companies and they ALL are experiencing the same worker attitude and unfilled job positions you describe.
I know a second generation , specialized roofing company that will be closing soon as they can’t find qualified workers..... the owner said heck with it; I’m done!
This pin should be a lot of fun! Just wondering “ what the point of the game” will be.
Maybe hitting a certain number of stand up targets to complete potions...... I remember one where he turns Herman into “Frank Sinatra”.
C’mon over.... I have a whole warehouse full! We’ll talk IU basketball. I graduated from there and my dad was from Decatur. I’m a Hoosier trough and through.
Just show us the cabs and playfields without gameplay video. I would think those items would be locked in by now.
December would be best as most people’s pocketbooks are worn out and recovering in January and February.
While I like very much, the playfield artwork, I don’t think it quite measures up to GB or BM66....it’s not as vibrant and the Marilyn ramp decal is bad. A lot less of her would have been my choice. I’m in on a purchase but just interested in what you all think.
That upper playfield just doesn’t look finished; a work in process. Ramps look to go nowhere for the most part.
This reminds me of being 8 years old and pouring over the 10 page toy section of the Sears catalogue in November..... the pain!
I’m sort of perplexed at the secretive nature concerning title releases among competitors within this industry. I get that you don’t want to announce titles that are a year out... but less than six months? If I thought I had a hot title introducing within a year, I would at least announce it to perhaps divert future sales away from my competitors.
If Munsters is beginning to roll off the line, show it to all of us... what is there to hide? Promote it for goodness sake!
I guess I get what you are saying but what assets
can competitors effectively steal and put out first ,within say, three months? If Munsters was truly finalized and just waiting for production to gear up theoretically a month ago, what is the harm in telling / showing us back then? It may have stopped buyers from jumping to another competitor?
If this batch of machines are headed overseas, wouldn’t you think that the corresponding distributor have all of the pics/ info already?
The leaked Premium cabinet art awhile back characterizes Herman messing around in Grandpa’s lab. That might indicate / confirm that there is a lower level playfield on that model. Why else depict Herman in that way? A lot of other options were available.
What is a “ turn around/ flip up ramp” that is in the Munsters game description ? Sounds fun but I am not familiar with it. Is there something similar on a recent game?
Beatles Gold would have been sold out or nearly so by now if it had been at Pro pricing
I live in a rural area and so a 2 hour drive to find a barcade with a title I am interested in is tough. Even if I did, the noise and sometimes below average condition of the title doesn’t give it a fair shake. So, to buy NIB and quickly is an option I want to try at least once.... based on theme anyway, Munsters has the best chance of success in my home. If not, an OP will take it off my hands.
To my point, I managed a trip to a barcade this week to try BM66 and was a little disappointed ... it was a noisy place so couldn’t hear the call outs and the playfield not as vibrant as anticipated, so it turned into a simple shot fest with no objectives.... I DID like the smooth ramp shots.
Vids from trade or pinball shows are pretty worthless due to all of the background noise .
With my bad eyesight, I have trouble seeing the playfield action during those 3-4 split screen gameplay vids.
Stern will be setting up their booth all weekend..... a leaked photo just might happen.
Distros and / or manufacturers may want to rethink their pricing in light of this.
How would Pinstadium know? I think he is making an assumption here. But if for some reason he has inside info, it certainly wouldn’t be every model that had that playfield.
Thanks.... my mom and dad; the best a kid could ever wish for!
This is a happy thread!
So, 11 AM Vegas time, we will finally know!
That looks like a pic hurriedly taken during set up or “ backstage” by a non pinhead worker; otherwise I think a partial pic of the play field would have been included.
Never watched one of these reveals but can imagine the first 30 minutes containing introductions , blah , blah. Kinda like a bridge dedication where everyone wants to talk and take credit before they cut the ribbon!
So need help here: I downloaded the Twitch app to be able to watch the live stream.... is that right? Or, is there a simpler way?
I am looking to Thursday’s Dead Flip for more in depth review of each game. I’m intrigued by the Premium but need to see the playfield fully lit up during gameplay. The sound effects, music, voices and laugh tracks together all seemed a bit much and a little grating after awhile. All in all it looked like a pretty good shooter.
The Premium cab and playfield beg for some fun mods to add a touch more color in the right places. For instance, lighted legs , lighted back box hinges , out hole , scoop and back panel LED’s could really set it off without giving up the whole B&W thing.
Take a close look at Sterns official video showing highlights of each game. Notice the art blades on each model especially the Pro. That would have to be a Pro add on as I don’t see art blades included. So you could really mix and match blades on any model if you so desired. You could put colored blades on the Premium to brighten it up and dress up the Pro with LE blades.
Quoted from Who-Dey:
Been watching the pro stream and i tell ya, the pro version of this game is damn damn good! It doesn’t have the lower playfield obviously but im not so sure that i care about the lower playfield that much. Im going to have to do some serious thinking on all of this. This Pro is LOADED and it’s beautiful looking also!
Between Tuesday’s live stream and last night’s Pro reveal, I went from securing an LE with my distro to a Premium, now to waiting on playing a Pro before making a final decision. Embarrassing !
It’s a hard choice... they are all cool in their own special way.... kinda like my kids!!
I agree and therefore fear for my bank account and happy marriage. I am buying BM66 and Munsters...with two more being SR’ game and Eddy’s.
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