What would be your retheme?

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What would be your retheme?

Postby Sparky » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:49 pm

We had an interesting discussion last night at the Borderland on what themes woulkd be cool to use as a retheme, and Chris Silver threw one out of nowhere that actually had me laughing for a second, and then going...
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DONKEY KONG PINBALL!!

Mind blown.


So, why not start a fun discussion... what cool retheme ideas do you have?

Let's hear them! I loved Chris's idea as oddly enough, I would have never thought of it.
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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby Chris Silver » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:42 pm

I remember the thought behind it but I don't remember why it was such a good idea. I do remember though it was a good idea.
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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby Hammerhead » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:35 pm

Mattel Hot Wheels - I say Mattel because Zaccaria has already done Hot Wheels

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - alas this is already a homebrew pin out of Australia I believe
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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby Fifty » Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:38 pm

I would do a Harry Potter pin. So many ideas. Quidditch Multiball, Find The Snitch mode, Death Eater Multiball. Endless possibilities.

If Beck Heck ever gets his mini-pinball project onto shelves I plan to buy two. One is getting a Ninjago retheme for my son, and the other will get Rapunzel.


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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby hyann » Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:58 am

Now that Classic Batman theme is done, I would go for a non-licensed theme. Probably an EM re-theme with a carnival theme, just thinking about all the games you can include (whack-a-mole, skee ball, riffle range, a 'ring the bell' animated in the back box...) probably to much possibilities for an EM :) You can even include a 'rigged' feature and you need to do the shoot again to complete an objective.

I have a dead playfield for it, just no time to start a heavy project like that.
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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby Mrhide » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:20 pm

easy.

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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby uncleboo » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:22 pm

Scooby-Doo :)
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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby R.A.B. » Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:07 pm

A philosphical pinball machine detalling the game of life. Shooter lane is the path out of the womb and the outhole is the grave. What happens between the forward thrust of your being onto the playfield of life is where you make your choices and take action in making the targets that will provide you with the life you have aimed for and worked towards until the outhole comes after a long or short ball time. Sometimes the outhole comes suddenly, especially on gambling pinballs.

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The three metamorphisis sequencial drop target banks
Plato's cave of appearences - entering as one ball comes out as three.
Being and nothingness disappearing balls and lapse time of manifestation
The eteranal reoccurence ramp
The useless spinner of human passions
The military school of life number sequence
The top arch of cause and effect
Discovery of the underbelly of life's subway

I could go on but you get the idea. If you don't, you haven't really made your shots yet or paid attention to the playfield which is your life. Then again, maybe I am out to lunch again and pinball is just a game.

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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby Chnillapoil » Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:27 pm

R.A.B. wrote:A philosphical pinball machine detalling the game of life. Shooter lane is the path out of the womb and the outhole is the grave. What happens between the forward thrust of your being onto the playfield of life is where you make your choices and take action in making the targets that will provide you with the life you have aimed for and worked towards until the outhole comes after a long or short ball time. Sometimes the outhole comes suddenly, especially on gambling pinballs.

Features :

The three metamorphisis sequencial drop target banks
Plato's cave of appearences - entering as one ball comes out as three.
Being and nothingness disappearing balls and lapse time of manifestation
The eteranal reoccurence ramp
The useless spinner of human passions
The military school of life number sequence
The top arch of cause and effect
Discovery of the underbelly of life's subway

I could go on but you get the idea. If you don't, you haven't really made your shots yet or paid attention to the playfield which is your life. Then again, maybe I am out to lunch again and pinball is just a game.

Happy new year boys and girls.


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Re: What would be your retheme?

Postby rocket30 » Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:36 pm

About hockey, I got a gay 90s that I would like to do that with. Maybe some day.
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