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Queen Pinball Announced by Pinball Brothers

By beelzeboob

2 years ago


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“Queen Pinball Announced by Pinball Brothers”

  • Huge Queen fan: I've put down a deposit and I'm all in! 18 votes
    17%
  • I'll hold off until the reveal and see how code develops. 46 votes
    44%
  • The art is too fugly and there's a speaker grille on John Deacon's crotch: I'm out. 41 votes
    39%

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#2 2 years ago

Looks like no gameplay differences between the versions?

#3 2 years ago

Thanks for the update. Live soundtrack. Has that ever been done in a music pin?

#4 2 years ago
Quoted from dr_nybble:

Looks like no gameplay differences between the versions?

I don't think so...just a lot of bling (and a shaker, I think). I do like the darker color of the Rhapsody edition better, though. And it looks like they tweaked the artwork a bit so Brian May doesn't have a head the size of a watermelon.

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#5 2 years ago

I want to break free …. from that backglass art!

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#6 2 years ago

The flyer on the website has the list of differences.
Additional Features on Rhapsody Edition:
- Lit inner side blades
- Lit backboard
- Shaker Motor
- Golden artwork
- Sparkling shooter rod
- Powdercoated golden metal trim armour
- Numbered plaque &
certificate of authenticity

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#7 2 years ago
Quoted from Paddy-o:

Additional Features on Rhapsody Edition:
certificate of authenticity

I love this - really prevents other from selling fake Queen Pinball Machines

#8 2 years ago
Quoted from BMore-Pinball:

I love this - really prevents other from selling fake Queen Pinball Machines

That would've been my first worry if I was PB! That is hilarious!

#9 2 years ago

Very curious to see how this games plays, as the song list is pretty epic.

#10 2 years ago

Looks kinda like a Low BOM Toy Story type of pin with a sparse playfield

Sad that this is the direction the market is heading in

#11 2 years ago

Tie your mother down is missing.The artist is a minimalist by looks of the cabinet and glass.I do love the Band.

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#12 2 years ago

Just my opinion but the artwork is terrible, live songs versus studio masters is extremely disappointing, there's little involvement from the band, and there's a lack of mechanical features.

JJP's GNR continues to be the king of music pins IMO.

#13 2 years ago

Ouch
Plus Shipping i assume

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#14 2 years ago
Quoted from PanzerFreak:

Just my opinion but the artwork is terrible, live songs versus studio masters is extremely disappointing, there's little involvement from the band, and there's a lack of mechanical features. JJP's GNR continues to be the king of music pins IMO.

I think metallica and rush might argue that

#15 2 years ago
Quoted from Hayfarmer:

I think metallica and rush might argue that

Great games as well!

#16 2 years ago

Dream theme for me. Hopefully someone does an in depth overview and a stream soon.

One thing for sure, it isn't going to be winning any Twipy awards for artwork.

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#17 2 years ago

Dear pinball manufactures,

Stand up targets are not a toy, saucers are not a toy, vertical up kickers are not a toy, orbit spinners are not a toy, ramps are not a toy. These are standard features people come to expect in a pinball machine. Toys are things like the moving ship in both Stern and JJP's Pirates, Smaug in Hobbit, the ball lock van with door on Turtles, the moving building in Godzilla, etc. Stop trying to artificially inflate the number of toys in games.

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#18 2 years ago

Really want to try it. I love Queen, so if the game is good -- would consider the Champions edition. Don't see the value in jumping up to Rhapsody.

#19 2 years ago


Quoted from paul_8788:Dream theme for me. Hopefully someone does an in depth overview and a stream soon.
One thing for sure, it isn't going to be winning any Twipy awards for artwork.

I just checked top 100 its already #1

#20 2 years ago
Quoted from Jamesays:

I just checked top 100 its already #1

#21 2 years ago

I'm going to stay positive, so I hope it's at least fun to play. I do like Queen, but probably won't buy one unless it's really spectacular. I do wish PB the best and I want them to succeed as a manufacturer, so I hope it's a success for them.

Also, with what I've experienced on my wait for Alien, It'll be 2029 before it ships.

#22 2 years ago

I hope its good, need some gameplay videos first.

#23 2 years ago

Fan layout, very uninspiring. I hope I am missing something. Released without video footage, nowadays...very amateur. I really want to like this one, love the band.

#24 2 years ago

Can someone please post a playfield photo or two?

#25 2 years ago

Why do the flyers not show a clean image of playfield. Really odd, it’s only the most important part of the game.

#26 2 years ago
Quoted from SantaEatsCheese:

Can someone please post a playfield photo or two?

https://www.facebook.com/pinballbrothers/photos

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#27 2 years ago
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#28 2 years ago

Who designed this layout? I would like a helicopter view of the playfield/shots.

It really is a dream theme for me, but i dunno if i want to be an early adopter. I have an alien sv and like it, but glad i waited for later runs. And its still got plenty of little things to tinker with.

#29 2 years ago

Barry Oursler

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#30 2 years ago

This building /stage looks 3d printed to me. Maybe just a prototype? I love 3d printing but I feel like a production/cornerstone pin should have Molded/polished parts.

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#31 2 years ago

The shipping on this game is $995.

Looking for a whale to help finance my machine. You have until September 1st to contact me.

#32 2 years ago

This has always been my dream theme…..but I wanted Stern or Jersey Jack to do it. For a band as big as Queen they deserve much better artwork than this. Hope to see a video of it soon, interested to see how it plays. I think the biggest bummer about this is that I can never expect to see Stern or Jersey Jack do one….unless it wayyyyyyy later such as the repeats are for Kiss and GNR.

#33 2 years ago
Quoted from beelzeboob:

The shipping on this game is $995.
Looking for a whale to help finance my machine. You have until September 1st to contact me.

LOL. John? Is that you? LMAO

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#34 2 years ago

upper playfield.... barf, anything with upper playfield is a flow killer and makes any game a drag.

#35 2 years ago
Quoted from beelzeboob:

The shipping on this game is $995.
Looking for a whale to help finance my machine. You have until September 1st to contact me.

it's coming from italy right

#37 2 years ago

I hope they still keep making Aliens.

#38 2 years ago

Playfield seems same as a year ago.

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#39 2 years ago
Quoted from mbrave77:

Who designed this layout? I would like a helicopter view of the playfield/shots.
It really is a dream theme for me, but i dunno if i want to be an early adopter. I have an alien sv and like it, but glad i waited for later runs. And its still got plenty of little things to tinker with.

The final version here can best be thought of as a collab between Barry, myself, James Rees as 3D modeller, and Alexander Spohr at PB. It went through a lot of revisions and later refinements.

#40 2 years ago

Am I the only one that thinks "Guns N' Roses Lite"? Queen is my favorite band. Maybe my expectations were too high.

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#41 2 years ago
Quoted from AndHart120:

This has always been my dream theme…..but I wanted Stern or Jersey Jack to do it. For a band as big as Queen they deserve much better artwork than this.

You're going to get this with every music pin. No matter who made it, a Queen game would have ended up looking much the same. At the end of the day, the band and the licensors make the call on the art style, iconography and how it suits the image the band wants to project. In this case, it was everything to do with the '86 Magic Tour.

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#42 2 years ago

Oh well at least they put a real mini playfield in there and not an ipad with a playfield on it, take that JJP !

#43 2 years ago
Quoted from EalaDubhSidhe:

You're going to get this with every music pin. No matter who made it, a Queen game would have ended up looking much the same. At the end of the day, the band and the licensors make the call on the art style, iconography and how it suits the image the band wants to project. In this case, it was everything to do with the '86 Magic Tour.

Seems Freddie Mercury was involved in the design

#44 2 years ago
Quoted from EalaDubhSidhe:

You're going to get this with every music pin. No matter who made it, a Queen game would have ended up looking much the same. At the end of the day, the band and the licensors make the call on the art style, iconography and how it suits the image the band wants to project. In this case, it was everything to do with the '86 Magic Tour.

That’s true. I think more than anything it’s just that it’s not made here. Being a die hard for the band, nothing will ever live up to your expectations. Yes this is definitely themed toward the last tour, even though the video clips appeared to be from Montreal 1981. Maybe that was just for the display though and will differ now.

#45 2 years ago
Quoted from PanzerFreak:

Just my opinion but the artwork is terrible, live songs versus studio masters is extremely disappointing, there's little involvement from the band, and there's a lack of mechanical features.
JJP's GNR continues to be the king of music pins IMO.

It's a great game for sure. I'm partial to IM but as anything in this hobbit...personal preference.

#46 2 years ago

That is a shit ton of stand up targets .The stadium looks cool ,I’m sure they’ll be a nice light show as the inner portion seems mirrored and says 3 different exits .Really hope a trailer comes soon .

#47 2 years ago
Quoted from EalaDubhSidhe:

The final version here can best be thought of as a collab between Barry, myself, James Rees as 3D modeller, and Alexander Spohr at PB. It went through a lot of revisions and later refinements.

I saw the playfield photos on their Facebook page and it looks really good! Well done to you and the gang!

I think these haters are really just hating.

It looks different. It looks fun. It looks like it's not the same old, yet a little old school, yet with different ideas, and well thought out.

I hope it plays well. I think it looks like it could have some good flow and the upper pf may be fun as well.

Only disappointed in not having Fat Bottomed Girls on the playlist. I was hoping it would be it's own mode! Hahaha

Y'all need to stop hating and look at it for what it is. It's OWN pin. From a very different band than any other band ever. From an up and coming pinball company. Utilizing new standards in the industry while not overdoing it.

I'm excited to play this. It's gotta be better than Rush! Hahahaha

#48 2 years ago

Great license to get. I can't stand the music myself.

#49 2 years ago

Looks good to me. Curious to see what will happen with all the people still waiting on Aliens if they are trying to get Queen out this year. Doesn't seem realistic.

#50 2 years ago

Custom Queen band members call outs are awesome

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