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Willy Wonka reveal details


By screaminr

12 months ago



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#1 12 months ago

Willy Wonka is going to be revealed on Friday USA time . Buffalo pinball has said to be streaming it , can you get a link before they start streaming or do you have to wait until they are streaming . What do you search on Twitch to find it , does anyone know the time it's going to happen . Thanks for any info . This is One reveal I don't want to miss !!!

#4 12 months ago

I knew I could count on you , thanks guys , pinside is the best !

#5 12 months ago

I heard around 7:30 p.m. does that sound right

#6 12 months ago

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10 am Saturday where you are.

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#7 12 months ago

Go here at 7 p.m. Central time on Friday, April 12, 2019: http://www.twitch.tv/buffalopinball

(Use this to convert to your local time if necessary: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html)

We'll be streaming the JJP presentation, followed immediately by gameplay on the new machine!

#8 12 months ago
Quoted from solarvalue:

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10 am Saturday where you are.

I'll have to wake up early for a Saturday but I think it'll be worth it . Can't wait !

#9 12 months ago

Thanks for making this thread guys...I'll be tuning in on Friday anxiously and now I don't feel as disappointed that I can't be there myself.

#10 12 months ago
Quoted from PinDoctor82:

Thanks for making this thread guys...I'll be tuning in on Friday anxiously and now I don't feel as disappointed that I can't be there myself.

If we can't be there it's the next best thing

#11 11 months ago

I tuned in and all they had was BEAT SABER WANKING!

#12 11 months ago

Curious to see this!

#13 11 months ago

Where will this be posted after the event, gonna miss it live.

#14 11 months ago
Quoted from ViperJelly:

Where will this be posted after the event, gonna miss it live.

The video will immediately be available to re-watch on Twitch, and I’ll try to get it posted to YouTube as soon as possible.

http://www.youtube.com/buffalopinball

#15 11 months ago

14 hours to go

#16 11 months ago

Are you ready ??? On our way to MGC - We are ready to take your orders !

Do you want to get our email blast with all the info, pics, and ordering info as soon as it’s available live from MGC...

Email Joe at Sales@PinballSTAR.com to get on our interested list and get our email tonight !

#17 11 months ago
Quoted from PinballSTAR:

Are you ready ??? On our way to MGC - We are ready to take your orders !
Do you want to get our email blast with all the info, pics, and ordering info as soon as it’s available live from MGC...
Email Joe at Sales@PinballSTAR.com to get on our interested list and get our email tonight !

How many game you bringing?

#18 11 months ago

12 hours

#19 11 months ago

Any spy photos yet?

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#20 11 months ago
Quoted from crlush:

Any spy photos yet?

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#21 11 months ago

11 hours

#22 11 months ago

That would be 2AM...

I guess I miss out.

#23 11 months ago
Quoted from DS_Nadine:

That would be 2AM...
I guess I miss out.

Come on bro I know they rage in Dusseldorf! Just take a nap beforehand.

#24 11 months ago

Oh. That wasn’t FRIDAY. :-p

#25 11 months ago
Quoted from DS_Nadine:

That would be 2AM...
I guess I miss out.

I've got to get up by 10 a.m. we're all pushing it here in other time zones

#26 11 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Come on bro I know they rage in Dusseldorf! Just take a nap beforehand.

Isn't that pic here from the Willy Wonka Remake?

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No "rage" here...

#27 11 months ago
Quoted from screaminr:

I've got to get up by 10 a.m. we're all pushing it here in other time zones

Do you have no children or how are you allowed to sleep that long?

#28 11 months ago

Can’t wait.

#29 11 months ago

10 hours

#30 11 months ago
Quoted from DS_Nadine:

Do you have no children or how are you allowed to sleep that long?

No I have no kids I get up at 5:30 everyday for work and I stay up too late on pinside so Saturday is my sleep in day

#31 11 months ago
Quoted from KevInBuffalo:

Go here at 7 p.m. Central time on Friday, April 12, 2019: http://www.twitch.tv/buffalopinball
(Use this to convert to your local time if necessary: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html)
We'll be streaming the JJP presentation, followed immediately by gameplay on the new machine!

Do you know which version(s) of the pin will be there?

#32 11 months ago
Quoted from screaminr:

No I have no kids I get up at 5:30 everyday for work and I stay up too late on pinside so Saturday is my sleep in day

Sounds fair!

#33 11 months ago

It's pretty mind-boggling there have been zero leaks.

#34 11 months ago
Quoted from SheriffBarclay:

It's pretty mind-boggling there have been zero leaks.

Zero? XD

Since how many years ago do we knwo this game is coming?

#35 11 months ago

Just checked if it's really not just me,... it isn't. Seems to be the whole Country...

You can't buy Willy Wonka new on DVD (but it exists at least) and it isn't available at all on BluRay, that's how popular the movie is around here.

And no, I'm not poo-pooing over the game. Looking Forward to it, only not as much as most else here.

But yeah, if I can I stay up till 2Am to watch the reveal.

#36 11 months ago
Quoted from DS_Nadine:

Just checked if it's really not just me,... it isn't. Seems to be the whole Country...
You can't buy Willy Wonka new on DVD (but it exists at least) and it isn't available at all on BluRay, that's how popular the movie is around here.
And no, I'm not poo-pooing over the game. Looking Forward to it, only not as much as most else here.
But yeah, if I can I stay up till 2Am to watch the reveal.

That’s not just where you are. Can’t buy it on dvd or Blu-ray here either. Can only buy a digital download.

#37 11 months ago
Quoted from f3honda4me:

That’s not just where you are. Can’t buy it on dvd or Blu-ray here either. Can only buy a digital download.

Available at Best Buy? https://www.bestbuy.com/site/willy-wonka-the-chocolate-factory-blu-ray-1971/1793035.p?skuId=1793035

#38 11 months ago
Quoted from f3honda4me:

That’s not just where you are. Can’t buy it on dvd or Blu-ray here either. Can only buy a digital download.

Yeah I got it on iTunes last night.

#39 11 months ago
Quoted from DS_Nadine:

Just checked if it's really not just me,... it isn't. Seems to be the whole Country...
You can't buy Willy Wonka new on DVD (but it exists at least) and it isn't available at all on BluRay, that's how popular the movie is around here.
And no, I'm not poo-pooing over the game. Looking Forward to it, only not as much as most else here.
But yeah, if I can I stay up till 2Am to watch the reveal.

I just watched the film yesterday for first time in forever. Was surprised how lightweight the film is. Not bad but not the greatest. It’s ~90 minutes and Wonka is contained to the second half. Basically it’s something like Wizard of Oz if the opening sequence of Wizard took up half the movie and then stepping into Oz = stepping into Chocolate Factory.

I mean lightweight is compared to Oz it’s more just a few choice sound bites. Gene Wilder was awesome and Varuka Salt and the other kids were ok/annoying. I’ll be interested to see how they make the game. Sure is a great few callous. Gene Wilder/Wonka are something of pure magic like Depp was as Jack Sparrow in first Potc movie. DAB45502-CE36-4639-8CE2-2955BBEFCE22 (resized).jpeg

Without a doubt Wonka / Gene Wilder is worth a watch and Varuka Salt but the overall movie is not the best.
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#40 11 months ago

Ah didn’t check there. I checked amazon and a few other retailers

#41 11 months ago

I don’t want to come off too hard on the film but it’s something of a PotC affair.

The movie is ok but it’s remembered and loved because of Gene Wilder. There have probably been hundreds or thousands of films like this (kiddie movies) over the last 50 years but only a very few are remembered with as much reverence and not really was the movie that great but Gene Wilder was just what Sean Penn was to Fast Times or Matthew Broderick was to Ferris Beuiler’s day off.

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#42 11 months ago

Gene Wilder was a bit upset about the movie remake.

I hope that the game stays true to the original.

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#43 11 months ago

All this Wonka talk makes me really miss Gene Wilder. Dude was a legend.

#44 11 months ago

I watched it free on the Roku Channel a few nights ago. Yeah commercials, but it was just on in the background while I was clicking F5 on all the Wonka threads.

#45 11 months ago
Quoted from f3honda4me:

That’s not just where you are. Can’t buy it on dvd or Blu-ray here either. Can only buy a digital download.

I bought my copy at Best Buy in Blu-Ray format.

#46 11 months ago
Quoted from DS_Nadine:

That would be 2AM...
I guess I miss out.

+1

as after waking up early all the week to go to work, tomorrow is early again for a 400 km ride to Tréport in FRANCE, and ... see/play the new JJP in real !!! (but not only of course)

#47 11 months ago
Quoted from RipleYYY:

+1
as after waking up early all the week to go to work, tomorrow is early again for a 400 km ride to Tréport in FRANCE, and ... see/play the new JJP in real !!! (but not only of course)

What?! Uh...

If I pack my bags now I can still make it there.

#48 11 months ago
Quoted from jarozi:

I watched it free on the Roku Channel a few nights ago. Yeah commercials, but it was just on in the background while I was clicking F5 on all the Wonka threads.

Does the wonkapation set some sort of pinside posting record? I'm also F5'in it and there's always some new post. I can't get enough. What the @#&(% am I going to do after the release? =)

#50 11 months ago

LOL - I hope you don't get too many down votes by the 'can't take a joke' crowd.

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