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What is your dream pinball theme?


By pin2d

2 years ago



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    #51 2 years ago

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    #52 2 years ago

    Monster's Inc
    Deadpool

    #53 2 years ago

    I am kind of surprised there has not been a Lego themed pin yet.

    #54 2 years ago

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    #55 2 years ago

    Something about $4500 NIB

    #56 2 years ago

    The Matrix
    Blade Runner
    Deadpool

    #57 2 years ago

    JJP Harry Potter
    Mario Kart
    Metalocalypse

    #58 2 years ago

    The Legend of Zelda was already mentioned, so my second choice would be Mega Man.

    If I ever decided to try my hand at a white wood or re-theme it would probably be Mega Man. The theme seems to translate perfectly to pinball. Each mode is a robot master's level and then fighting the boss. The boss takes less hits to defeat if you have already defeated the boss holding the weapon that the current boss is weak to. After all are defeated, you then start the Wiley's castle mode and finally fight Dr. Wiley for the wizard mode.

    #59 2 years ago

    Tobor the 8th man
    Forbiddden Planet

    #60 2 years ago

    I had to Google that...never heard of it before.

    #61 2 years ago

    Dream Themes:

    Alien by HP 1.5 - 120 made and run is complete.
    TBL by DP - 100 made and complete, a run by Xytech is possible.
    Predator
    Matrix
    Pulp Fiction
    Harry Potter by JJP

    #62 2 years ago
    Quoted from Astropin:

    I had to Google that...never heard of it before.

    #63 2 years ago
    Quoted from NPO:

    Something about $4500 NIB

    I totally agree, we need cheaper pins-but with high build quality as well.

    I am interested in a BTTF and a Mission Impossible, but not based on recent franchise with Tom Cruise. It would have custom art and use sound and music rights from original MI. Tons of count down hurry-ups and missions to accomplish under distress or time restraints. I have said this about a dozen times now, hopefully Stern is listening. Bring on a Mission Impossible!

    The theme song is an epic classic!

    #64 2 years ago
    Quoted from Shapeshifter:

    Star Trek - original series.
    Custom call outs by William Shatner.

    Now you are talking.
    Duke Nukem
    The Prisoner
    Rick Flair
    Richard Petty
    Bruce Lee

    #65 2 years ago

    Bumping this and letting it run another week for more votes. Vote now! https://goo.gl/forms/RSleUNxlRpYWoExg1

    #66 2 years ago

    One more bump - Don’t forget to vote for your dream pinball theme! Trying to make a list so manufacturers can look at it and make them (cause it is just that easy )

    https://goo.gl/forms/RSleUNxlRpYWoExg1

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    #67 2 years ago

    Haven't read all these but guessing we have all missed what could be an incredible/semi cheaply obtainable Original Karate Kid theme...
    Entertaining potential galore!

    #68 2 years ago

    Left ramp wax on Right ramp wax off...

    #69 2 years ago

    Warriors
    Evil dead
    Mad max
    Grateful dead

    #70 2 years ago

    Memphis Belle

    I have been waiting and waiting wether video games or pinball for a great bomb mission done right type of game.

    #71 2 years ago

    Space Force

    #72 2 years ago

    Martin Scorsese Anthology pin / Stanley Kubrick Anthology pin

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    #73 1 year ago

    Thin Lizzy

    I'm heading down to Dino's Bar and Grill for some Jailbreak multi-ball!

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    #74 1 year ago

    Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Pin

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    #75 64 days ago

    I would love a ski/snowboard mountain theme where there is a Yeti. Think White Water upgrade with a winter theme. Multiball avalanche, up your ski level from blue to green to black diamond to double black diamond. Mogals. Mission to save skiers from avalanche and Yeti.

    Other themes I'd love to see

    Hockey Theme (NHL license)
    New Soccer World Cup theme
    Futurama
    Beetlejuice
    New Super Mario
    Donkey Kong Country
    New Back to the Future
    Inspector Gadget
    Coco (movie) or just a Day of the Dead theme
    Spiderman into the Spiderverse

    #76 64 days ago

    The original Jonny Quest cartoon. Man, that show had a great villain , Dr Zin, cool gadgets like rocket backpacks, laser guns etc. and the music was epic. There wasn’t a kid back then who didn’t want to be Jonny.

    #77 64 days ago

    New James Bond
    The Phantom
    Pan’s Labyrinth
    Planet of the Apes

    #78 64 days ago

    1.) Point Break (original Swayze version, of course)
    2.) Pink Floyd The Wall
    3.) Saving Private Ryan (Or Band of Brothers, but the idea of a playfield set up like Omaha Beach would be too good to pass up)

    Honorable Mention: Something in the Warhammer 40k or 30k (Horus Heresy) universe.

    I don't see any of these getting made with the possible exception of #2.

    #79 64 days ago

    Grateful Dead. I say that in part because it would be a non-metal related music pin. Something colorful and different.

    #80 64 days ago

    Led Zeppelin
    Blues Brothers
    The Warriors
    The Road Warrior
    Black Sabbath

    #81 64 days ago

    In relation with my childhood, i would say Cobra (manga)

    #82 64 days ago

    If they're going to keep making music pins, maybe throw a bone to something other than rock and heavy metal? Rap has been the most popular genre of music for the last decade. I'd like to see something like an Eminem or Tupac pin, but one artist is a bit too narrow (I think the same with the metal pins). Maybe a Death Row / West coast era pin? Or just a classic hip-hop pin (80s and early 90s artists). It wouldn't be popular with the pinside crowd, but I bet it would do great on route.

    #83 64 days ago
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    #84 64 days ago
    Quoted from loneacer:

    If they're going to keep making music pins, maybe throw a bone to something other than rock and heavy metal? Rap has been the most popular genre of music for the last decade. I'd like to see something like an Eminem or Tupac pin, but one artist is a bit too narrow (I think the same with the metal pins). Maybe a Death Row / West coast era pin? Or just a classic hip-hop pin (80s and early 90s artists). It wouldn't be popular with the pinside crowd, but I bet it would do great on route.

    I said the same thing. A non-metal/hard rock pin would be refreshing whether it is rap or something else. I’m all for something new. I think an 80s rap pin could be a lot of fun. I’m not a rap fan, but there was a lot of fun and catchy rap tunes back in the day.

    #85 64 days ago
    Quoted from loneacer:

    If they're going to keep making music pins, maybe throw a bone to something other than rock and heavy metal? Rap has been the most popular genre of music for the last decade. I'd like to see something like an Eminem or Tupac pin, but one artist is a bit too narrow (I think the same with the metal pins). Maybe a Death Row / West coast era pin? Or just a classic hip-hop pin (80s and early 90s artists). It wouldn't be popular with the pinside crowd, but I bet it would do great on route.

    ...if it had to be a rap Pin?...Beastie Boys...Would sale the best...IMO

    #86 64 days ago

    I'm shocked I've not seen anyone say Men In Black yet. I keep imagining a bad ass multiball shot through the World's Fair towers and if they can get both will smith and TLJ on board i think that'd be cool.

    Maybe a third flipper as a callback to one Starship Troopers maybe? I see people mention a lot how some newer sterns take after some older 90s games so i think it would be really unique, cause as far as i know i don't think any other game has really taken a whole lot from ST. While they're at it maybe take some of the ideas from X Files and stash some aliens behind some of the ramps and maybe have them light to activate modes.

    #87 64 days ago

    Three Stooges by JJP. No other maker would do it justice! The only hard part would be narrowing down the TONS of material available for the video clips! And both Curley and Shemp would have to be represented. They each have their charms!

    #88 64 days ago

    Prince!

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    #89 64 days ago
    Quoted from Gorgar666:

    ...if it had to be a rap Pin?...Beastie Boys...Would sale the best...IMO

    Beastie Boys are fine. They have some crossover appeal. They didn't really do much after the late 90s. Two albums that didn't have any hits that I'm aware of. I'd argue no single artist or group is worthy of a pin besides Elvis (and I'm no fan of his music). A non-pinhead walking up to a pin on location that doesn't like the artist probably isn't going to play it. For somebody like me, who couldn't name more than 2 Beatles or Rolling Stones songs, those pins are an instant turn-off.

    #90 64 days ago

    Space Balls would look
    great next to Star Wars.

    #91 64 days ago

    GI Joe (Cartoon)
    Road Warrior / Mad Max Fury Road
    Queen
    Big Trouble in Little China
    Evil Dead with custom Bruce Campbell speech
    The Nightmare Before Christmas (JJP would be a match made in heaven for this theme)

    #92 64 days ago

    Weird Al
    Back to the Future
    Solar Opposites

    #93 64 days ago

    Voltron all day

    #94 64 days ago

    Weird Al Yankovic's Polka Party!

    #95 64 days ago

    Mine would be unlicensed. You're a crypto hunter trying to catch crypto beats like bigfoot, loch nes monster, mothman, chupacabra, etc. Could have cool toys. You'd have to gather evidence and then battle it to catch it.

    Or licensed could be the show supernatural. You go battling monsters

    #96 64 days ago

    Harry Potter
    Western / Bounty Hunter / Red Dead Redemption
    Godzilla / King of Tokyo
    Castlevania - Not my favorite series, but I think it would make an epic game.
    Mega Man
    Legend of Zelda
    Scooby-Doo
    Batman: The Animated Series
    Monty Python: The Holy Grail - Only if done in a late 70s early 80s style.

    #97 64 days ago

    I can't believe in two years nobody has said Archer

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    #98 64 days ago

    DaveH pinball. A perfect theme.

    It shall have a ruleset that is both deep, and shallow. It will never need to be repaired, but will require constant tinkering. The playfield will be on hydraulic rams that will change the pitch of the playfield every 3 games so you never get complacent.

    When you reach the target score, the coin door will pop open and hit you in the nuts, but it will also serve out a cold beer, and a hot slice of pizza. You will be angry and rewarded for your play. Do you want the danger of playing again? Damn right, because you ate the slice and the beer washed it down. Play again player!

    #99 63 days ago

    Planet of the Apes
    Blazing Saddles
    Tool Time (Tim Allen...)
    Gone with the Wind
    Steve

    #100 63 days ago

    In terms of a potential epic light show, Nine Inch Nails would be cool. I understand it will never be done, but it would be cool. Very cool.

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