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This is the Way - Stern Mandalorian Pinball is Here!!

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7 months ago


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“This is the Way - Stern Mandalorian Pinball is Here!!”

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#1601 6 months ago
Quoted from jwilson:

It’s amazing the fantastical made up details this crowd can spin out of the thin gruel that is a single blurry photo. And then say with such authority like what you’re saying is the absolute truth.
Why not wait for some higher res photos before you declare your opinion with absolute certainty? Just saying.

My thoughts exactly! I’m about 5 seconds away from deleting this thread. Nonsense!

#1602 6 months ago
Quoted from donkadelic:

I hate Star Wars...
And Lord of The Rings...
And Harry Potter...
etc
How about something actually interesting or different?
Pulp Fiction? Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas? Always Sunny in Philadelphia? Succession? Think outside the box people...the repetitive nature of the industry is nauseating.
Oh and what happened to original titles? You know...the ones you can actually make more money on because you're not paying Disney 1200$ a machine in royalties?
"Popular themes sell pinball machines though!"
That's because on the rare occurrence they do make a game that isn't cookie cutter stamped with the flavor of the year, it's utter crap like black knight pro or elvira, or some music pin from a band that nobody's given two shits about in 30 years!
This is Brian Eddy you morons! He created arguably the two best pinball machines of all time WITH NO MAJOR THEME.....HELLO? Talk about not knowing how to use your talent...
Yes, it'll sell. But this Stern complacency in the marketplace will come back to bite them in the ass eventually. Some other company will get with the program and actually focus on fun innovative tech and experiences instead of chasing licenses....
The public doesn't know what they want until you give it to them.

WTF? So much anger and so little content in this post. Also you called Elvira "utter crap" ? Pull yourself together, its to early for this nonsense.

#1603 6 months ago
Quoted from thewool:

Stern thread dude.

point taken.

#1604 6 months ago

I’m not embarrassed that I couldn’t sleep past 4:00am because I knew it was Mando day.
I hope everyone who is on LEs is excited and all pinball fans can be excited that Stern/Eddy appear to have changed up the SOP on design.
If Elwin’s Godzilla is the most ambitious Stern that will have been made to date (rumor) than Mando is certainly showing that they “can” load a game up.
Feels kind of TSPP to me.

#1605 6 months ago
Quoted from NashtyFunk:

I’m not embarrassed that I couldn’t sleep past 4:00am because I knew it was Mando day.
I hope everyone who is on LEs is excited and all pinball fans can be excited that Stern/Eddy appear to have changed up the SOP on design.
If Elwin’s Godzilla is the most ambitious Stern that will have been made to date (rumor) than Mando is certainly showing that they “can” load a game up.
Feels kind of TSPP to me.

Any clue on if Pros will be available out of the gate or if they are making premiums and LEs first?

#1606 6 months ago
Quoted from donkadelic:Yes, it'll sell. But this Stern complacency in the marketplace will come back to bite them in the ass eventually. Some other company will get with the program and actually focus on fun innovative tech and experiences instead of chasing licenses....

Licenses or not, for the most part what matters to me is if the game is fun to play.

Rob

#1607 6 months ago
Quoted from king_pin:

Any clue on if Pros will be available out of the gate or if they are making premiums and LEs first?

Just an assumption based on past games, but usually Pro, then LE, then Premium.

#1608 6 months ago

Premiums June/July and .....Is that the Hulk just left of the action button lmfao

#1609 6 months ago
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#1610 6 months ago
Quoted from November:

Waoh, pretty impressive.
Hope the pro will not be too stripped, praying for the mini PF right now

No mini on Pro
Still very packed though

#1611 6 months ago
Quoted from Kkoss24:

Premiums June/July and .....Is that the Hulk just left of the action button lmfao

33 pages of comments and now you're seeing Hulk?! Lol we really do need to get those better pics to drop today!

#1612 6 months ago
Quoted from king_pin:

Any clue on if Pros will be available out of the gate or if they are making premiums and LEs first?

Pro first like normal then LE then premium.

First batch of Pro shipping immediately.

Mine will be here very very soon?
Guess 2 weeks or sooner

#1613 6 months ago
Quoted from jwilson:

It’s amazing the fantastical made up details this crowd can spin out of the thin gruel that is a single blurry photo. And then say with such authority like what you’re saying is the absolute truth.
Why not wait for some higher res photos before you declare your opinion with absolute certainty? Just saying.

Be a pretty boring thread, like non existent.

#1614 6 months ago
Quoted from Pinchild:

Pro first like normal then LE then premium.
First batch of Pro shipping immediately.
Mine will be here very very soon?
Guess 2 weeks or sooner

So you've seen more than us? Pro still worth it you think?

#1615 6 months ago
Quoted from king_pin:

So you've seen more than us? Pro still worth it you think?

Yes.

And Yes

I like the art package better on pro backbox as well

#1616 6 months ago
Quoted from Coz:

A friend shared this earlier...I blocked their name out
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Fun! is a trash distributor for doing this.

#1617 6 months ago
Quoted from Pinchild:

No mini on Pro
Still very packed though

Damn :'(

#1618 6 months ago

If you thought the pro had the mini, you’re dreaming.

Someone said the pro art is better? Did I miss pics?

I’m just happy we’re seeing what appears to be a fairly loaded game ala JP.

#1619 6 months ago

If you were in USA I'd say buy the Pro play it for 3 months while you wait for the Premium then sell it and recoup most of your Pro cost.

#1620 6 months ago
Quoted from delt31:

If you thought the pro had the mini, you’re dreaming.
Someone said the pro art is better? Did I miss pics?
I’m just happy we’re seeing what appears to be a fairly loaded game ala JP.

If the LE is packed they could take off some other things like the baby yoda and other stuff...

#1621 6 months ago

I’m not the biggest fan of the artwork. Hard to say anything about the layout from that angle.

#1622 6 months ago

No real expectations to this as I need to be abit smart with my money awaiting both delivery and the final down payment of Rick n Morty, and Im sure there will be tons of mandalorians out there so no trouble getting to play one; BUT its exciting to squint at what might be a fresh take on a stern layout, with lots of ramps etc.

Still very curious how they will code it, will there be story modes alongside bounty modes etc.

#1623 6 months ago
Quoted from Pinchild:

If you were in USA I'd say buy the Pro play it for 3 months while you wait for the Premium then sell it and recoup most of your Pro cost.

I'm not in USA but That's a thing i was already thinking about

#1624 6 months ago

more Carl Weather's appreciation fast forward to 4 minutes- freaking epic.

Regarding the game - it looks great I'm super excited for this! Ain't gonna be no rematch!

#1625 6 months ago

This is the day.

#1626 6 months ago
Quoted from Bellystyle:

That looks like a vertical upper playfield to me. If so, that sucks. Like I've always said, the Pro is always the best. Every time....

Okay slow down. Pros are a good value, and I don't see the need to go premium in some cases, but come on. Premium/LE is how the game was intended to play as.

#1627 6 months ago
Quoted from jorant:

Okay slow down. Pros are a good value, and I don't see the need to go premium in some cases, but come on. Premium/LE is how the game was intended to play as.

Agreed though “intended to play as” is not 100% accurate imo. Both games are designed simultaneously with the intention of offering some unique features to the prem. They are both designed intentionally by the designer. Sometimes features are added for a premium and other times they are removed for the pro. In the JP making of video you hear Elwin say that he designed the game with a T. rex head in the back without knowing what it would do until someone else suggest it eat the ball- what was his design intention there? One could also argue that the way the game as “intended” to play is a pre bom cut proof of concept. Sorry for the rant

#1628 6 months ago
Quoted from jorant:

Okay slow down. Pros are a good value, and I don't see the need to go premium in some cases, but come on. Premium/LE is how the game was intended to play as.

I guess its often how its originally intended, but that does not mean that the upper playfield is always a good design choice/addition, like BK3K, ugh. But again, The shadow battlefield is a good example of a cool upper pf.

#1629 6 months ago
Quoted from November:

If the LE is packed they could take off some other things like the baby yoda and other stuff...

Baby Yoda can get folks to put money in the machine. I don't think he is what gets removed on a pro.

#1630 6 months ago
Quoted from NeilMcRae:

more Carl Weather's appreciation fast forward to 4 minutes- freaking epic.

Regarding the game - it looks great I'm super excited for this! Ain't gonna be no rematch!

He's on Pro Art

#1631 6 months ago

So, when do we get high res pics and that trailer?

#1632 6 months ago
Quoted from DudeRegular:

Baby Yoda can get folks to put money in the machine. I don't think he is what gets removed on a pro.

He's on Pro

#1633 6 months ago
Quoted from Saltimbanco:

So, when do we get high res pics and that trailer?

May 11th

2023

#1634 6 months ago

JPops RAZA ramp was sold to Stern ? Mmmmm now It’s all making sense .

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#1635 6 months ago
Quoted from Kkoss24:

JPops RAZA ramp was sold to Stern ? Mmmmm now It’s all making sense .
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Ramp is super steep. Perhaps Grogu helps the ball up the ramp?

#1636 6 months ago
Quoted from kermit24:

Ramp is super steep. Perhaps Grogu helps the ball up the ramp?

There looks to be something going on at the top of the ramp. Maybe a divertor?

#1637 6 months ago

“Marty I read about the art packages on Mandelorian pinball don’t worry in the future the 4th Mandelorian art package is coming!”

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#1638 6 months ago
Quoted from kermit24:

Ramp is super steep. Perhaps Grogu helps the ball up the ramp?

Looks like ramp drops down

#1639 6 months ago

Is it just a doll or does it do anything?

#1640 6 months ago
Quoted from nicoy3k:

Looks like ramp drops down

Or that is simply an airball preventer plastic.

#1641 6 months ago

Hard to tell a lot from the pic we have seen so far. But so far, I'm really liking what I'm seeing. The art is exactly what I was looking for. It's on the darker side of the color spectrum. The back glass is super cool. The armor looks awesome.

I know some people wanted the armor to look like it has lines in it like in the Beskar bars. But when the bars are melted down into armor, it really just looks more like steel. All those lines are gone.

I'm not overly excited about the giant Grogu doll on the play field. I'm not surprised that he's there, because that little guy sells product for sure! I just really hope he does something. I can't imaging it won't be interactive in some way. For Stern to give up that much real estate on the play field and not have it do something would be absolutely insane.

I'm excited to see more pics and better pics, but so far it looks really good to me! I've been in on an LE for a while. Can't wait to get it!

#1642 6 months ago

The balls are frog eggs and Grogu eats them.

#1643 6 months ago
Quoted from Kkoss24:

JPops RAZA ramp was sold to Stern ? Mmmmm now It’s all making sense .
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I’m not sure but as physics would say that it’s the hight of a ramp that’s all that counts. In other words you need enough energy to reach a certain hight doesn’t matter if it’s a long shallow ramp or short steep ramp if they are the same height it would take the same energy.

#1644 6 months ago
Quoted from nicoy3k:

Is it just a doll or does it do anything?

If you look deep into the eye's during play you'll fall hopelessly in Love.

#1645 6 months ago

I see some pooling and dimples on the playfield!

#1646 6 months ago
Quoted from NightTrain:

Hard to tell a lot from the pic we have seen so far. But so far, I'm really liking what I'm seeing. The art is exactly what I was looking for. It's on the darker side of the color spectrum. The back glass is super cool. The armor looks awesome.
I know some people wanted the armor to look like it has lines in it like in the Beskar bars. But when the bars are melted down into armor, it really just looks more like steel. All those lines are gone.
I'm not overly excited about the giant Grogu doll on the play field. I'm not surprised that he's there, because that little guy sells product for sure! I just really hope he does something. I can't imaging it won't be interactive in some way. For Stern to give up that much real estate on the play field and not have it do something would be absolutely insane.
I'm excited to see more pics and better pics, but so far it looks really good to me! I've been in on an LE for a while. Can't wait to get it!

Baby Yoda being a toy or a doll will probably impact buying decisions for some customers. If its the Roller Coaster Tycoon troll 2.0 people will complain endlessly, on the other hand if its interactive people will love it. Now if it just swivels a bit left to right and doesn't pickup the ball? Yeah...

There is something going on below Baby Yodas right hand this is reached out. Hopefully he picks up the ball and it then drops down in that area. Then again, if Baby Yoda can pickup the ball shouldn't we see a magnet core in his hand?

#1647 6 months ago

Maybe there is a magnet which grabs the ball and Grogu moves his hand to give a illusion of the force? I would be happy with that.

#1648 6 months ago
Quoted from Looprunner:

I see some pooling and dimples on the playfield!

LMFAO

#1649 6 months ago

Ok. It's Tuesday. Bring on the high res pictures!

I'm not a buyer for this as I am waiting for a EHOH but can't wait to play this. My adult kids love the theme and we will plan a roundtrip to go play one ASAP.

#1650 6 months ago
Quoted from thewool:

Maybe there is a magnet which grabs the ball and Grogu moves his hand to give a illusion of the force? I would be happy with that.

I would be good with that. I has to do something though.

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