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**The Next Stern Pin**


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#14851 24 days ago

I am pretty sure Rush, Pink Floyd, Megadeth, and Slayer have also been brought up as music pins.

#14852 24 days ago
Quoted from oneballjab:

Can we add
MOVIES

4) The Warriors
5) Mad Max
8) The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Add
Evilldead or army darkness

And I'll buy the whole lot of em

#14853 24 days ago

Would be cool to pair revised list of themes into a 64 line tournament and then run a bracket to find 32, sweet 16, 8, final 4, final and a winning theme. I mean if this list is complete, we should be able to determine 8 best themes for a pinball company to grab and use, right?

#14854 24 days ago
Quoted from skink91:

It would appear that you forgot to include Welk.

Oh, I did not forget!

#14855 24 days ago
Quoted from jeffspinballpalace:

Would be cool to pair revised list of themes into a 64 line tournament and then run a bracket to find 32, sweet 16, 8, final 4, final and a winning theme. I mean if this list is complete, we should be able to determine 8 best themes for a pinball company to grab and use, right?

That would be a cool idea! Someone should ask AFM95 to do it. I believe he is the one running the March brackets right now.

#14856 24 days ago
Quoted from jeffspinballpalace:

Would be cool to pair revised list of themes into a 64 line tournament and then run a bracket to find 32, sweet 16, 8, final 4, final and a winning theme. I mean if this list is complete, we should be able to determine 8 best themes for a pinball company to grab and use, right?

Being pinside i'm expecting some crazy theme like dr zhivago, specifically based on the musical not the film, will win top spot.

#14857 24 days ago
Quoted from Max_Badazz:Because they know their business and it probably won't make enough money. It's an old game that quite frankly is not to the level of retro-ness like MM, AFM, or MB to get away with a re-release. There are plenty around to get HUO or used and the theme is not exactly universally loved (Avengers vs Tron, kids aren't going to flock to an old video game theme). A few dozen people on Pinside crying for it for the last 8 yrs is not going to make Stern say "f*ck, we will make a killing bringing back an old game with old technology". Take away all the junk, Xmas ornaments, and action figures people put on their Trons and the game is not unreasonably priced.
And yes, I'd love an 80's movie retheme of it

I agree with what you are saying and think at this point a VE is not in the making. With all the updated technology it surprises me to see how high Tron is valued at.

#14858 24 days ago
Quoted from skink91:

Megadeth, and Slayer

While I love Megadeth and don't mind Slayer at all, I cannot see Stern or JJP making either. They might have enough fans for a boutique kind of pin, but neither are all that big in North America these days.

I'm not saying that North America should dictate what licenses should and shouldn't be pursued ... I'm merely stating that Stern seems to want a more global audience. While Megadeth and Slayer draw impressive crowds in Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America, their crowds in North America are a far cry from what they were back in the 80s/90s.

Metallica and Iron Maiden seem to be the only metal acts that can draw the big crowds in NA. Stern did them well.

Moreover, many players seem to prefer the more "traditional" soundtrack on BKSoR ... I think that tells you all you need to know about a non-mainstream heavy metal group as a theme for a pinball machine. Scott Ian's soundtrack is frigging awesome for those that love that sound. For those that aren't metal fans, they seem to dislike it enough to be discouraged from playing the game.

I think Pink Floyd has a shot at being immortalized in pinball form. Rush ... maybe.

#14859 24 days ago
Quoted from greenstreet:

Below is a quick alphabetical list of the forty themes that keep coming up in this Forum (please shout out if any obvious ones are missing). To stir things up but hopefully not offend anyone, they are broken into three categories: 1) broad interest, cornerstone, can't miss themes; 2) themes with very passionate but not universal interest; 3) interesting themes, might play on location, might be tough to sell 3,000 to home users.
1-Back to the Future
2-Batman (again)
2-Beetle Juice
3-Big Trouble in Little China
2-Black Sabbath
3-Blade Runner
1-Bond
3-Cobra Kai/Karate Kid
3-Dragon Ball Z
3-Dune
3-Eagles
2-Foo Fighters
1-Godzilla
2-Godzilla vs King Kong
1-Goonies
1-Harry Potter
3-He-Man
2-Horror
2-Jaws
3-Jumanji
2-Justice League
2-LOTR VE
1-Mandolorian
1-Matrix
1-Mortal Combat
3-Pokemon
2-Pulp Fiction
1-Queen
2-Red Hot Chili Peppers
2-Rocky Horror
2-Scooby-Doo
3-Sponge Bob
1-Star Wars (a pin that matches the strength of the franchise)
3-Starship Troopers
2-The Who
2-Thing (John Carpenter)
2-Top Gun
1-Toy Story
2-Tron VE
2-Van Halen

I'll buy 3k machines to get Big Trouble in Little China made! Lol

#14860 24 days ago

Mad Max and the Thunderdome could be an awesome pin!

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#14861 24 days ago

I’ve got a Kaneda level prediction for all of you. The game is going to have at least two flippers. There will be a fun multiball and a less fun one that will help you earn points when stacked strategically. The theme is going to be perfect for some but others will hate it. The art is really cool but there will be plenty of things to nitpick. It’s a retro modern take on a classic but will appeal to everyone. Okay. Listen to my podcast. Thanks.

#14862 24 days ago
Quoted from mbeardsley:

Stern tried to make a Scooby-Doo pinball, but their plans were ruined by those meddling kids...

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#14863 24 days ago

Jimi Hendrix

#14864 24 days ago
Quoted from greenstreet:

Thank you and happy to make those tweaks on the next version. Are you making the same argument for Batman that I’m making for Star Wars?

Ehh, not really what I am saying but it would be nice. I think it's just a top tier theme that's why it keeps getting repeated. I would like to see another DC hero before another batman personally but thats no where near the top of the list for what I want to see next, way too much other stuff that needs to be done before that.

#14865 24 days ago
Quoted from FalconDriver:

Maybe GOTG but when did that movie come out? Did the pin get released much later?

The pin came out 6 months after the sequel was released...does the game include Vol 2 audio/video?

Just seems too much for me that Stern has a whole bunch of knowledge aboit a Movie thst hasn't been released. Godzilla maybe because it wouldn't be based on the new movie

#14866 24 days ago
Quoted from megadeth2600:

While I love Megadeth and don't mind Slayer at all, I cannot see Stern or JJP making either. They might have enough fans for a boutique kind of pin, but neither are all that big in North America these days.
I'm not saying that North America should dictate what licenses should and shouldn't be pursued ... I'm merely stating that Stern seems to want a more global audience. While Megadeth and Slayer draw impressive crowds in Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America, their crowds in North America are a far cry from what they were back in the 80s/90s.
Metallica and Iron Maiden seem to be the only metal acts that can draw the big crowds in NA. Stern did them well.
Moreover, many players seem to prefer the more "traditional" soundtrack on BKSoR ... I think that tells you all you need to know about a non-mainstream heavy metal group as a theme for a pinball machine. Scott Ian's soundtrack is frigging awesome for those that love that sound. For those that aren't metal fans, they seem to dislike it enough to be discouraged from playing the game.
I think Pink Floyd has a shot at being immortalized in pinball form. Rush ... maybe.

I love Motörhead and the Scorpions and know pin will not happen or expect it too. But I can see Ozzy or Black Sabbath at some point overall would see globally. Hopefully in the future one day a general pin is made where we can add our own graphics or band on a layout.

#14867 24 days ago
Quoted from greenstreet:

Below is a quick alphabetical list of the forty themes that keep coming up in this Forum (please shout out if any obvious ones are missing). To stir things up but hopefully not offend anyone, they are broken into three categories: 1) broad interest, cornerstone, can't miss themes; 2) themes with very passionate but not universal interest; 3) interesting themes, might play on location, might be tough to sell 3,000 to home users.
1-Back to the Future
2-Batman (again)
2-Beetle Juice
3-Big Trouble in Little China
2-Black Sabbath
3-Blade Runner
1-Bond
3-Cobra Kai/Karate Kid
3-Dragon Ball Z
3-Dune
3-Eagles
2-Foo Fighters
1-Godzilla
2-Godzilla vs King Kong
1-Goonies
1-Harry Potter
3-He-Man
2-Horror
2-Jaws
3-Jumanji
2-Justice League
2-LOTR VE
1-Mandolorian
1-Matrix
1-Mortal Combat
3-Pokemon
2-Pulp Fiction
1-Queen
2-Red Hot Chili Peppers
2-Rocky Horror
2-Scooby-Doo
3-Sponge Bob
1-Star Wars (a pin that matches the strength of the franchise)
3-Starship Troopers
2-The Who
2-Thing (John Carpenter)
2-Top Gun
1-Toy Story
2-Tron VE
2-Van Halen

Ah c'mon man,
You forgot Megadeth !
KME's 2nd music pin, ooh yeah !
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Edit, my dumbass for got Maiden !, Doh !

#14868 23 days ago

Foo Fighters? Don't know has it been suggested yet but that would work as it's in it's peak - huge fanbase. And band/music is good and pretty mainstream, both in US and EUR.

#14869 23 days ago
Quoted from chet218:

Kaneda said on his podcast the rumor is it’s contemporary and very geeky.

The Big Bang Theory?

#14870 23 days ago
Quoted from megadeth2600:

While I love Megadeth and don't mind Slayer at all, I cannot see Stern or JJP making either. They might have enough fans for a boutique kind of pin, but neither are all that big in North America these days.
I'm not saying that North America should dictate what licenses should and shouldn't be pursued ... I'm merely stating that Stern seems to want a more global audience. While Megadeth and Slayer draw impressive crowds in Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America, their crowds in North America are a far cry from what they were back in the 80s/90s.
Metallica and Iron Maiden seem to be the only metal acts that can draw the big crowds in NA. Stern did them well.
Moreover, many players seem to prefer the more "traditional" soundtrack on BKSoR ... I think that tells you all you need to know about a non-mainstream heavy metal group as a theme for a pinball machine. Scott Ian's soundtrack is frigging awesome for those that love that sound. For those that aren't metal fans, they seem to dislike it enough to be discouraged from playing the game.
I think Pink Floyd has a shot at being immortalized in pinball form. Rush ... maybe.

Man, Stern Megadeth should be on the cards, I can understand Slayer not quite making the numbers , but wow what an awesome pin Slayer could be, especially if you get band co-operation to a level somewhere close to what Slash did with GnR, KK is known to be a pinhead.
Pink floyd is a no brainer, but Waters would probably make it too hard.
I wonder what the magic # is to make a pin viable ? Megadeth done right would surly sell at least a thousand.
For now though thinking Queen will be the next Music pin from Stern Pinball.

#14871 23 days ago
Quoted from RA77:

Pink floyd is a no brainer, but Waters would probably make it too hard.

Floyd would be awesome but yeah Wodger would be a PITA about it i reckon. He loves banging on about being anti capitalist but obviously didn't mind the idea of flogging off merch at his concerts at reasonably exorbitant prices Mega Multiball to the song "Young Lust" ooooooooohhhhhhhh i need a dirty woman!!!
Queen would make a great music pin too i must admit.

#14872 23 days ago

Yeah, I did a refresh on The Walls "Young Lust" just now and tripped out there is a Stern Lightning Pin around the 2:30 mark, looks like a nice example too haha, gold

#14873 23 days ago

Pink Floyd Pulse
Possibly THE Greatest concert of all time !
Don't watch it on your phone or laptop,
Cast it to your big Screen and Crank it up !

#14874 23 days ago
Quoted from RA77:

Possibly THE Greatest concert of all time

Shame they never toured that one to Oz but i did get to see the Momentary lapse of reason tour in 88' (sans Roger) which was my first ever concert. That was a whole night of fkn awesomeness!!!

#14875 23 days ago
Quoted from Mancave:

Shame they never toured that one to Oz but i did get to see the Momentary lapse of reason tour in 88' (sans Roger) which was my first ever concert. That was a whole night of fkn awesomeness!!!

Ah, very nice, What a perfect into to concerts, sweet !
Yeah we missed out on the big one !

Caught Waters at Brisbane "The Wall" was great.
But nothing as Epic as Pulse, Just fucking mind Blowing !

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#14876 23 days ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

The pin came out 6 months after the sequel was released...does the game include Vol 2 audio/video?
Just seems too much for me that Stern has a whole bunch of knowledge aboit a Movie thst hasn't been released.

Depending upon the licensing deal, you can definitely get access to internal knowledge of stuff. I was involved in developing a video game based on Star Trek : Generations, and went to Paramount Studios to read an early draft of the script. They were pretty paranoid about info getting out - especially the fact that Kirk dies and the Enterprise-D gets destroyed - but we certainly had access to stuff early.

Unfortunately, some of the best stuff in that early script got cut later on.

#14877 23 days ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

The pin came out 6 months after the sequel was released...does the game include Vol 2 audio/video?
Just seems too much for me that Stern has a whole bunch of knowledge aboit a Movie thst hasn't been released. Godzilla maybe because it wouldn't be based on the new movie

Never played it but I don't think it has any material from the second movie release so no there. Geez only one I can think of now was Stern's POTC based on Dead Mans Chest.

#14878 23 days ago

Pumped about the positive response! Let's keep this as a working list and want to emphasize everyone's input. Rush and Pink Floyd have been added as 2s (how the heck did I miss those). Megadeth and Fortnite as 3s. Tweaked Batman, Jumanji, Beetle Juice and Red Hot Chili Peppers but left Godzilla alone as it seems to have a LOT of interest (even if not my thing). James Bond and Foo Fighters are already on there folks.

Love the suggestions of Slayer, Beavis & Butthead, Little Shop of Horrors, Blues Brothers, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Warriors, Mad Max, Kill Bill, Running Man, The Good Bad and Ugly, Men in Black, The Clash, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix and Big Bang Theory, but there hasn't been much mention of any of these recently. Let's wait and see if any of them gain traction before adding. And to dispel any thoughts of bias, The Doors and The Good Bad and Ugly would be LE preorder for me.

1-Back to the Future
1-Batman (again)
3-Beetle Juice
3-Big Trouble in Little China
2-Black Sabbath
3-Blade Runner
1-Bond
3-Cobra Kai/Karate Kid
3-Dragon Ball Z
3-Dune
3-Eagles
2-Foo Fighters
2-Fortnite
1-Godzilla
2-Godzilla vs King Kong
1-Goonies
1-Harry Potter
3-He-Man
2-Horror
2-Jaws
2-Jumanji
2-Justice League
2-LOTR VE
1-Mandolorian
1-Matrix
3-Megadeath
1-Mortal Combat
2-Pink Floyd
3-Pokemon
2-Pulp Fiction
1-Queen
3-Red Hot Chili Peppers
2-Rocky Horror
2-Rush
2-Scooby-Doo
3-Sponge Bob
1-Star Wars (a pin that matches the strength of the franchise)
3-Starship Troopers
2-The Who
2-Thing (John Carpenter)
2-Top Gun
1-Toy Story
2-Tron VE
2-Van Halen

#14879 23 days ago
Quoted from IronMan8Bit:

I'll buy 3k machines to get Big Trouble in Little China made! Lol

That is awesome! If you are ready to write a $30mm check ping me on the side and I'll give you Gary's number. I am sure BTILC will be the next pin off the line.

#14880 23 days ago

212 new posts surely a new tease, disappointingly not

#14881 23 days ago

You may be cool, but you'll never be shirtless David Gilmour rocking an epic solo in a Roman amphitheatre cool!

#14882 23 days ago
Quoted from greenstreet:

Pumped about the positive response! Let's keep this as a working list and want to emphasize everyone's input. Rush and Pink Floyd have been added as 2s (how the heck did I miss those). Megadeth and Fortnite as 3s. Tweaked Batman, Jumanji, Beetle Juice and Red Hot Chili Peppers but left Godzilla alone as it seems to have a LOT of interest (even if not my thing). James Bond and Foo Fighters are already on there folks.
Love the suggestions of Slayer, Beavis & Butthead, Little Shop of Horrors, Blues Brothers, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Warriors, Mad Max, Kill Bill, Running Man, The Good Bad and Ugly, Men in Black, The Clash, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix and Big Bang Theory, but there hasn't been much mention of any of these recently. Let's wait and see if any of them gain traction before adding. And to dispel any thoughts of bias, The Doors and The Good Bad and Ugly would be LE preorder for me.
1-Back to the Future
1-Batman (again)
3-Beetle Juice
3-Big Trouble in Little China
2-Black Sabbath
3-Blade Runner
1-Bond
3-Cobra Kai/Karate Kid
3-Dragon Ball Z
3-Dune
3-Eagles
2-Foo Fighters
2-Fortnite
1-Godzilla
2-Godzilla vs King Kong
1-Goonies
1-Harry Potter
3-He-Man
2-Horror
2-Jaws
2-Jumanji
2-Justice League
2-LOTR VE
1-Mandolorian
1-Matrix
3-Megadeath
1-Mortal Combat
2-Pink Floyd
3-Pokemon
2-Pulp Fiction
1-Queen
3-Red Hot Chili Peppers
2-Rocky Horror
2-Rush
2-Scooby-Doo
3-Sponge Bob
1-Star Wars (a pin that matches the strength of the franchise)
3-Starship Troopers
2-The Who
2-Thing (John Carpenter)
2-Top Gun
1-Toy Story
2-Tron VE
2-Van Halen

Jonny Quest man! Jonny Quest!
Incredibles
Space Balls

#14883 23 days ago
Quoted from megadeth2600:

While I love Megadeth and don't mind Slayer at all, I cannot see Stern or JJP making either.

Why not, Stern made Primus.

#14884 23 days ago
Quoted from mbeardsley:

Depending upon the licensing deal, you can definitely get access to internal knowledge of stuff...

Oh of course you could...I'm just doubting Stern can/has done it. I'm also betting shit is way tighter now-a-days.

Quoted from mbeardsley:

....- especially the fact that Kirk dies and the Enterprise-D gets destroyed.....

Well thanks dude, there goes my fucking weekend plans!

Quoted from FalconDriver:

Never played it but I don't think it has any material from the second movie release so no there. Geez only one I can think of now was Stern's POTC based on Dead Mans Chest.

So looks like Spidermande` 3 was released in May 2007 and the pinball using shit from it in June 2007.
Tron came out 6 months after so that's pretty quick

So yeah, I only bring this up becasue people act like it happens all the time when I just don't think it really doesn't.

#14885 23 days ago

Megadeth Premium with this as translite/cab art? I’d be all all over it:

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#14886 23 days ago
Quoted from Hammerhead:

Why not, Stern made Primus.

And everyone was happy with that one

#14887 23 days ago

Little Nightmares

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#14888 23 days ago
Quoted from Pinkitten:

Little Nightmares
[quoted image]

Great game. I'm in the middle of the second one, but trying to get through the asylum makes it so infuriating you want to break your TV. I don't mind a challenge, but that game is so challenging in that one spot it's almost broken. Might have to punt on it.

Would never be a pin, though.

#14889 23 days ago
Quoted from Pinkitten:

Little Nightmares
[quoted image]

I dont know what that is, but it looks creepy....so I'm in.

#14890 23 days ago
Quoted from beelzeboob:

Great game. I'm in the middle of the second one, but trying to get through the asylum makes it so infuriating you want to break your TV. I don't mind a challenge, but that game is so challenging in that one spot it's almost broken. Might have to punt on it.
Would never be a pin, though.

Definitely won’t be a pin. But man, that game oozes creepy vibes. Especially the sequel. If you really get stuck and want help, you can watch the play-through on YouTube I think. Just Google it. If you get totally stuck.

#14891 23 days ago
Quoted from Hammerhead:

Why not, Stern made Primus.

Isnt that a case of Primus paying Stern to run them? Like Heavy Metal did?
Also, Primus lol.

#14892 23 days ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Well thanks dude, there goes my fucking weekend plans!

Well, if your plans were to watch Star Trek : Generations, your weekend was going to suck anyway...

#14893 23 days ago

Information about something being on Eddy's desk that they hid with an emoji. Could point to he is next on the list for a reveal.

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#14894 23 days ago

Stern teases like crap.
What is this? A new vagina monster?

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#14895 23 days ago
Quoted from Graysonsdad:

Stern teases like crap.
What is this? A new vagina monster?
[quoted image][quoted image]

That's what I see

#14896 23 days ago

I'm at a loss for what it is...

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#14897 23 days ago

It's the Stranger Things topper

#14898 23 days ago
Quoted from finnflash:

It's the Stranger Things topper

Oh I see the demogorgon

#14899 23 days ago
Quoted from finnflash:

It's the Stranger Things topper

Lame

#14900 23 days ago

Don't rush toppers! Give the theme 16 months to marinate.

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