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(Topic ID: 272348)

What game should I put a color DMD in next?


3 months ago

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  • Latest reply 3 months ago by RCA1
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    Topic poll

    “Which game for color DMD?”

    • The Shadow 13 votes
    • Dirty Harry 2 votes
    • Spiderman 18 votes
    • Star Trek 7 votes
    • Mustang 2 votes
    • Godzilla 3 votes
    • Monster Bash Remake Classic 14 votes

    (59 votes)

    #1 3 months ago

    I love the color DMD in my Metallica.
    Which game should I put one in next?

    Yes, MBR is not really color DMD, but the option to add color is available.

    Please don't say ALL, because DUH, of course!

    Thanks for your input!

    #2 3 months ago

    I enjoyed the upgrade to shadow- really makes the game feel more modern

    #3 3 months ago

    any of mine will be sufficient!

    #4 3 months ago

    Never played a Godzilla with a color DMD.
    I would try that.

    #5 3 months ago

    Mbr. It’s one of the best parts of the remakes.

    #6 3 months ago

    I also vote MBr as not only do you get color but also higher resolution dots.

    #7 3 months ago

    Agree. Bash is excellent with the color dots.

    #8 3 months ago

    All of them

    #9 3 months ago

    Monster bash and Shadow are top notch with color dmd. Both Look extrem cool with colored dots

    #10 3 months ago

    Fair warning, if you do buy an LCD version. The dot matrix versions black areas show through as grey pixels in broad daylight and there's currently no glare eliminator mod to put into it either. I wasted money on a filter from Comet Pinball. You cannot install direct to the DMD and if you install it to the back of the speaker panel then viewing at an angle you'll see double images (So basically anything above or below direct line of site) which makes it worthless. They were cool and refunded my money.

    #11 3 months ago

    Spiderman, colorDMD makes the cut scenes great

    #12 3 months ago

    Three way tie in the poll so far.........
    Thanks for the opinions, and please keep 'em coming.

    #13 3 months ago

    Modern Stern pins benefit the most from colordmd. The red dmds look so horrible. Classic pins have fewer animations and generally less detailed. They do look better with color but some more than others. I had a colordmd in my Shadow and didn't think it added much. Moved it to WH2O and much better. Nice thing about colordmd is you can move it to any game. You don't have to pick one game and keep it there.

    #14 3 months ago

    If you order a Shadow or DH, the WPC power adapter that comes with it makes it easy to swap between these two with a color ROM update. If you get either Godzilla, Stern ST, SM or Mustang, the Stern Power adapter comes with the display, then it will be easy to swap between these since they use the same power kit and an easy color ROM update to make the swap.

    So only 2 decisions is whether to buy one for a Stern game or WPC game and whether you buy an extra Stern or WPC power adapter kit to go between the manufacturer games.

    #15 3 months ago

    SM on Cdmd looks amazing, especially the Sandman animations which are quite often and don’t look nearly as nice on a mono dmd

    #16 3 months ago

    This is my vote as well. I have 12 and 8 more to go in my current collection.

    #17 3 months ago

    Spidey needs it the most...

    #18 3 months ago

    STTNG is a must have but it just barely gets the edge on Mustang which has a to of dots.
    I would make a list of what you play the most of and work down top to bottom - its only a matter of time.
    We just did Elvis and fish tales here and my last orange DMD is iron man.

    #19 3 months ago

    He has the Stern Star Trek in his collection, not STTNG.

    Quoted from HOOKED:

    last orange DMD is iron man

    That has been out for quite a while now.

    #20 3 months ago

    SM does need it the most.

    #21 3 months ago

    Thanks everyone!
    I was strongly thinking Shadow or MBr. Now I'm thinking SM.
    I do like the idea that the two Stern games or two Williams games would be interchangable.
    I'll decide in the next cpuple days and order one or another.

    #22 3 months ago
    Quoted from RCA1:

    I do like the idea that the two Stern games

    4 Stern/Sega

    #23 3 months ago

    Excellent point!
    I was not counting Mustang and Godzilla.

    #25 3 months ago
    Quoted from RCA1:

    Excellent point!
    I was not counting Mustang and Godzilla.

    That is why I mentioned it much earlier. You can try it in all the games before settling on one. That is when you realize you should had ordered 3. Haha

    1 week later
    #26 3 months ago

    I just ordered the color chip for MBR.
    The high res color image on the display during boot up convinced me.

    I am thinking probably Spidernan next after that...............

    Thanks for your thoughts!

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