I watched a little deadflip stream and the game looks fun w/ well integrated theme..
Quoted from starfighter:
I can see two possible outcomes and how they can affect Pinsiders in the long run:
1. It's wildly successful and Stern decides to incorporate some of the cost cutting measures (i.e. paperclip ball lock) into future cornerstone pins.
2. It's horribly disastrous and Stern decides to off set some of the losses by inching up prices on cornerstone pins.
I'm not trying to bash Stern. I'm just pointing out how business decisions for one product line can have direct connections on another produce line.
Have you seen the stream? How can it be horribly disastrous, it looked fun, i think it will sell. People a lot smarter than me (Disney/Stern) must think so too.
The cost cutting thing is just speculation. For cornerstone titles that are made for commercial use you have to engineer parts/mechs to withstand lots more use than a home use game so that doesn't make sense to me.
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