The Nightmare Before Christmas

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#601 35 days ago
Quoted from Hammerhead:

I think you're watching the wrong porn

DON'T JUDGE ME!

#602 35 days ago
Quoted from MarkInc:

It rubs the lotion on it's skin...

Never hear that one before.

#603 35 days ago
Quoted from MustangPaul:

Never hear that one before.

Silence of the Lambs pinball!

#604 35 days ago
Quoted from MarkInc:

Silence of the Lambs pinball!

Never seen that movie either.

#605 35 days ago
Quoted from MustangPaul:

Never seen that movie either.

Very different genres, but both are a must.

#606 35 days ago
Quoted from MustangPaul:

Never seen that movie either.

Silence of the Lambs is epic. The key antagonist is a middle aged single man who lives alone in a house with a creepy basement and has an unusual hobby... Probably fits the profile for a lot of pinheads on this site!!

#607 34 days ago

more work on Oogie's Voodoo Roulette wheel

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#608 34 days ago

looking great

#609 33 days ago

Skipping hockey game - Sculpting Oogie Boogie instead.

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#610 33 days ago

Wow super cool!!!

#611 32 days ago

snake eating a christmas tree for the outlane
WIP (like everything else!)

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#612 32 days ago

Stop teasing us and finish this epic pin. Keep up the good work!

#613 32 days ago

Wow!
Looks great!
Is that a ball lock mech behind the spinning disc?

#614 32 days ago
Quoted from pinballrockstar:

Wow!
Looks great!
Is that a ball lock mech behind the spinning disc?

Sorry, the disc doesn't spin.
I just put the image there to show where the roulette wheel is going to be drawn on the table.
Behind the target wall there is a magnet that catches the ball and throws it up into the hole/subway.

#615 29 days ago

This looks better and better each time I see it!

#616 29 days ago

Thanks Joel!

Busy birthday weekend, so not much done on NBX.
Working on this as an idea for ball save/shoot again.

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#617 29 days ago
Quoted from MarkInc:

Thanks Joel!
Busy birthday weekend, so not much done on NBX.
Working on this as an idea for ball save/shoot again.

Mmm...maybe one of the kids holding up an oversized Christmas tree bulb?

Looks great, BTW.

#618 27 days ago
Quoted from MarkInc:

Busy birthday weekend, so not much done on NBX.

Happy belated birthday Mark

#619 27 days ago

Looks great!

#620 26 days ago

Just wanted to add myself to the list of people following and praising this project.
This is such an inspiring thread for anyone who wants to design pinball.
Its sparked off more than a few extra ideas for me.
I love the film and I know I'm gonna love the pinball version even more!
Thank you for sharing the process with us.

#621 25 days ago

creepy crawlies

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#622 20 days ago

Ramp templates in CAD.
More details on the kidnappers.

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#623 20 days ago

looking good, are the tabs on the ramp to hold a base?
what thickness SS are you going for?

#624 20 days ago
Quoted from swinks:

looking good, are the tabs on the ramp to hold a base?
what thickness SS are you going for?

Yes, the tabs are for the base (weld points) and for support posts. Zoom in on the left ramp1 drawing to see the ramp 'floors'
I'm thinking 1/16 or maybe 1/18 stainless.

#625 20 days ago

I'm thinking 1/16 or maybe 1/18 stainless.

Don't make the stainless thinner than Original.
It will deform quickly.

great job, keep it coming.

#626 20 days ago

You may have mentioned it, but how are you getting the stainless ramps cut, or are you doing it yourself?

#627 20 days ago
Quoted from BorgDog:

You may have mentioned it, but how are you getting the stainless ramps cut, or are you doing it yourself?

There are quite a few places that can supply the steel and cut it here in London.

#628 20 days ago

Test plot comes out to proper scale!

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#629 20 days ago
Quoted from T-800:

If you end up doing direct print I would caution against clear coating the playfield first. I'm no expert by any means, but I would worry about the adhesion of the paint to a smooth clear coat finish as opposed to a slightly textured wood surface or primed surface.

On STMU; I clearcoated first with several layers of 2part auto clear; sanded flat for the direct UV printing. That way the paint had a flat surface to adhere to.
IIRC; I left the auto clear wetsanded with 500 or 800 grit so the uv paint would stick.
They printed white layer; then a color layer directly on the PF.
More here: star-trek-mirror-universe-pinball/page/4

#630 16 days ago

Super impressed Mark. Hearing about it last night at Carmel in Allentown was good, seekng the pics and video was even better. Like others have said, "get 'er done". That's why I love pinball shows and expos. I learn a lot about pinball that I never knew was out there. Great to meet you and the rest of the 'London Gang' that I never met before. I'll be watching your progress on this project. Stef.

#631 11 days ago

putting down some more drawings
while we wait on the last ramp to be modeled
and clear coat info to be gathered
and call back from the print shop
and ...

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#632 11 days ago
Quoted from MarkInc:

putting down some more drawings
while we wait on the last ramp to be modeled
and clear coat info to be gathered
and call back from the print shop
and ...

Such a great project. Can't wait to see the final result.

#633 11 days ago

Looking good!

#634 10 days ago

Bug silhouettes and snowflake multipliers

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#635 10 days ago
Quoted from MarkInc:

Bug silhouettes and snowflake multipliers

Might be cool to make the inserts with the bug silhouettes appear blank and have the bugs on the inside of the insert so when lit, they "appear" as silhouettes on the top side as the light shines through.

#636 9 days ago

Cleaned up apron with proper drain walls

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#637 9 days ago

great idea - looks great

#638 7 days ago

Town Meeting! Town Meeting!

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#639 6 days ago

We're on a road to nowhere - come on inside.

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#640 6 days ago
Quoted from MarkInc:

Cleaned up apron with proper drain walls

Looking good. Trying to understand that left side. Does the outlane drain you under the apron or is there some sort of lock down there?

#641 6 days ago
Quoted from etlandfill:

Looking good. Trying to understand that left side. Does the outlane drain you under the apron or is there some sort of lock down there?

It's a lock/kickback similar to Judge Dredd. It can launch across to the soup VUK or into the shooter lane to set up the shot multipliers.

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#642 5 days ago

low res version of playfield art - in Future Pinball

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#643 5 days ago

Snowjack

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#644 4 days ago

Another checkpoint.

Wacky colour courtesy of CMYK->JPG->upload process?NBX_playfield_May18.jpg

#645 4 days ago

That's better - reduced the size and re-uploaded.

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#646 4 days ago

man, you should make posters out of this!

#647 4 days ago

looking great, look forward to the updates

#648 4 days ago
Quoted from hisokajp:

man, you should make posters out of this!

I wonder what a finished pf would go for. I'd light it up and hang it on the wall.

#649 3 days ago

Oh No!

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#650 3 days ago

Christmas gone wrong

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