WA pinball Starwars Death Star One.


By pinballwil

1 year ago


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#1 1 year ago

40 year anniversary ?

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#2 1 year ago

This time a remake from the Data East Starwars pin.
Finished next summer 2017.

Added 14 months ago: This is my next project after MC and i use the Original software again.

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#3 1 year ago

The first drawings ideas for the playfield.
I have to catch up because the cabinet is almost ready.

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Added 11 months ago: this the old design that is not used.

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#4 1 year ago

Its changed and final now the design.
I have ordered some parts at marco's for my version of the remake of the Data East version. A ngg slamramp and the right spiderman ramp.
So when i get te parts i can check if everything is correct in my design.

Brigitte is already working on the graphics.
I also found a Starwars donor.

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#5 12 months ago

Things are speeding up.

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#6 11 months ago

Its going to be dark but colorfull.

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#7 11 months ago

Translite is final.
It has a animated backbox with a extra lcd screen to play starwars screensavers.

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#8 11 months ago

This is how its going to look from the outside.

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#9 11 months ago

Looks interesting

#10 11 months ago

Work in progres playfield.
This is a remake home version from the 92 data east Starwars for myself , not for resale

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#11 11 months ago

artist impression.

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#12 11 months ago

I like the playfield but I think you should remove the ugly guy in the middle and put Darth Vader there.

#13 11 months ago

Awesome wil !
Another crazy idea and i love it.

#14 11 months ago
Quoted from pinballrockstar:

Awesome wil !
Another crazy idea and i love it.

thanks, its a fast one this time ready end july this year.

#15 11 months ago
Quoted from solarvalue:

I like the playfield but I think you should remove the ugly guy in the middle and put Darth Vader there.

i had to choose between darth and the emperer, i choose the last one because darth is already on the slingshot.

And everything is final printing is already starting.

#16 11 months ago

Some name change.
Starwars, Death star one.
Instead of only starwars.

#17 11 months ago

The new name and bigger death star because the death star uses the ngg lift ramp for two way intrance. Ramp down for start a mode.
Ramp up to opens deathstar for multibal and double jackpot.
Now you now how it works.

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#18 9 months ago

Still on track to finish before the summer.
Playfield is ready to assemble.

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#19 9 months ago

Here the cabinet for real.

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#20 9 months ago

Love your ambition, incredible! What is your process for creating the playfield, is the art an overlay? Did you CNC cut it?

#21 9 months ago

Its a handmade playfield drilled by hand with glos polymeer sticker overlay and on top a special mix of glas epoxy to flatten out the playfieldand to make make it shine.
And on top (not yet) a macralon transparant sticker to protect.

The inserts are on the playfield but also on the sticker printed (fake) for the best results.

#22 9 months ago

Final playfield printed design.

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#23 9 months ago

very nice!

#24 9 months ago

Playfield is ready.
Its going fast now.

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#25 9 months ago

You need to clean up that speaker panel. Maybe new speaker grills and a panel decal of space. It looks so clean everywhere else. Nice job .

#26 9 months ago

Time to make it playable.

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#27 9 months ago
Quoted from modfather:

You need to clean up that speaker panel. Maybe new speaker grills and a panel decal of space. It looks so clean everywhere else. Nice job .

Iám not shure what to do.
I don't like graphics on it because the backbox of a Data East is already hi and make the looks of it higher.

I think i leave it as it is for now.

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#28 9 months ago

There is some power again in this old Data East Starwars remake.

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#29 9 months ago

Hahaha super Wil , you are awesome!
Really like the artwork,it could be a Stern?!

#30 9 months ago

This weekend completed a lot of things.
Its time now to make the plastics.
Scan the plastics in the computer and put the graphics on them.

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#31 9 months ago

Apron and playfield back plate is ready.

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#32 9 months ago

Amazing work!

#33 9 months ago

Plastics are ready.
2 mm macralon, unbreakable.
Scan them in to the computer to ad the graphics.

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#34 9 months ago

Not a fan of Star Wars, but , this is a really cool thread Dude. Nice

#35 9 months ago

somehow missed this thread, incredible work Wil, no following

#36 9 months ago

Here is the lowest part of the final playfield with some plastics.
The apron has some changes.

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#37 9 months ago
Quoted from oldskool1969:

Not a fan of Star Wars, but , this is a really cool thread Dude. Nice

Thanks.

#38 9 months ago
Quoted from pinballrockstar:

Hahaha super Wil , you are awesome!
Really like the artwork,it could be a Stern?!

Thanks Guy's , Can't wait to see how Sterns version looks like.
I hope the "raptor pit kicker" deflector shield down mode to open the deathstar makes it in the Stern version

#39 9 months ago
Quoted from swinks:

somehow missed this thread, incredible work Wil, no following

Thanks.
There aint mutch followers in this tread,they don't like Starwars or my version

#40 9 months ago

I've just discovered your thread too. It looks fantastic by the way.

#41 9 months ago

Wow...that looks awesome!

Looks like it will play a hell of a lot better than the original data east version.

Looking forward to seeing a video.

#42 9 months ago
Quoted from Micky:

Wow...that looks awesome!
Looks like it will play a hell of a lot better than the original data east version.
Looking forward to seeing a video.

Thanks.
Before the 40 year anniversary of Starwars i hope to show a video of the 100% finished machine.

#43 9 months ago

I got a lot of questions is it for sale, how many do you make.

NO its NOT for sale and i only make one for myself.
Why... because its not licensed.
In november it wil be on te Dutch DPO Expo, and i do a seminar.
Then it wil vanish in my private gameroom forever just like my Mediëval Castle.

#44 9 months ago

Amazing work!
Following.

#45 9 months ago

coming together nice, look forward to some video

#46 8 months ago

After some lightbulp test, this is the final backbox lightning color.

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#47 8 months ago

Cool project, enjoying watching it, thanks for posting up.

I don't think I've seen it in the thread, but is there some point when the lcd is displaying the fill in for the translite image? So it basically just looks like one big image, might be hard/impossible to match the color but would look cool.

#48 8 months ago
Quoted from pinballwil:

After some lightbulp test, this is the final backbox lightning color.

There some screensavers in development with the same background and moving 3d models from Starwars.
But there is stil the black bar from the display that blacks out the translite round de display.
maybe it looks awful.

#49 8 months ago

Made some speaker leds.
And a plastic cover over the apron for the graphic, and between them some leds.

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#50 8 months ago

Super cool project and you've got incredible talent. As a Star Wars nerd though, I want to know why you're calling it "Death Star One" when all the photos in the art are of the 2nd Death Star? Maybe I'm being too literal?

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