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The sound has been fixed. It was a reversed cable. See his updated video. It looks and sounds awesome.
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https://youtu.be/RdqWVEM7Sh0

Yup Tom, as you indicated it's now fixed in that second vid and now sounds as expected! Are you tempted by any chance? ;)

Also love those lighted up bumpers, or sides? Trying to find a closer pic, but they look great..!

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https://fb.watch/57_IuxSLKc/

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World_of_Warships wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:07 am
https://youtu.be/RdqWVEM7Sh0

Yup Tom, as you indicated it's now fixed in that second vid and now sounds as expected! Are you tempted by any chance? ;)

Also love those lighted up bumpers, or sides? Trying to find a closer pic, but they look great..!
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HPR Pinball wrote:
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https://fb.watch/57_IuxSLKc/

Je m'en prend une ou pas? :D
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Alien Xenomorph in action
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I had not seen that vid yet, I like the sensor 'reflection' in the glass, cool!

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https://youtu.be/0UPr-ayw1gk



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Cette video a resolu un mystere de l'univers qui me chicotait. Pour le cousin, si une pinball est un flipper, un flipper est un batteur.
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Sad to say but it look like this machine is a tons of hardware and software problems.
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HPR Pinball wrote:
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Sad to say but it look like this machine is a tons of hardware and software problems.
Where are you getting this? There are so many threads on Pinside, I saw a few with recurring issues, to be expected with new games, let alone a company that is starting over. Myself, just based on how slow Pinball Brothers have been posting more news on their website + the clear production misses they've experienced from the get go, it doesn't look too promising..

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My buddy bought one. We brought it in and unpacked it. Worked flawlessly upon set up.

After playing a few games, my buddy tweaked the spinners, tweaked the up kicker, and will need to tweak the left flipper. That's it.

Plays like a dream. It's a hell of a game. I love it. Has a ton more features than a Stern Premium and is less taxes and shipping all in.

Compare this list to a Stern: wide body, 4 flippers, 2 magnets, 3 drop targets, 2 spinners, two physical ball locks (alien head and left side ramp), metal ramps and habit trails, metal side rails, amazing clear coat -- looks like glass (yes it dimples. It's a metal ball hitting wood, dimples are inevitable :-), lit star posts that change colour, and lit rails that also change colour.

I love the sounds, music, effects and light show. Has incredible flow. I think it's a winner.
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fingers crossed it all works out. I really really want Aliens and The Big Lebowski to eventually be amazing.
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You could sit back and complain that they have nothing but problems OR you could be doing this…. :P , Sounds better than any other Pin I have, tons of shots, 10 modes , 5 multiballs, super smooth shooter, if you like the movies you’ll really appreciate the superb theme integration. It’s a super immersive experience. Certainly had way fewer problems than I did with Elvira.
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Great to read, but it look like it's a lottery, many people from pinside have really deep problems.
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HPR Pinball wrote:
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Great to read, but it look like it's a lottery, many people from pinside have really deep problems.
I have been active in that pinside thread since the beginning. I’m not seeing many “deep” problems. “Many” people like to bitch about minor problems (most of them not even owners). The software update fixed 90% of the issues, one guy has a board problem everything else is pretty minor, opto alignment, misrouted wires , sticky switches etc . Nothing that can’t easily be fixed and PB support has been excellent. All NIB machine are having problems these days, look at any JJP thread , Elvira thread , Rick and Morty thread, etc. Machines now are more complex and the testng / QC is shit for them all. So if you want a perfectly working NIB it’s a lottery for all of them.
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If you can @4eyes, would be great to get some closeup pics of those lighted up 3D plastics under the slinger and some in the middle, on the side. How are they affixed, include the regular plastics on top? They look mighty nice, I'm thinking something that could be modded for other pins as well!

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4eyes wrote:
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Sat Jul 03, 2021 10:28 am
Great to read, but it look like it's a lottery, many people from pinside have really deep problems.
I have been active in that pinside thread since the beginning. I’m not seeing many “deep” problems. “Many” people like to bitch about minor problems (most of them not even owners). The software update fixed 90% of the issues, one guy has a board problem everything else is pretty minor, opto alignment, misrouted wires , sticky switches etc . Nothing that can’t easily be fixed and PB support has been excellent. All NIB machine are having problems these days, look at any JJP thread , Elvira thread , Rick and Morty thread, etc. Machines now are more complex and the testng / QC is shit for them all. So if you want a perfectly working NIB it’s a lottery for all of them.
I don't see people bitching about Alien, sincerely i find them very resilient and they understand that nothing is perfect in pinball. But when a machine cannot boot after many try, freeze during gameplay and need many reboot, cannot start after an update and etc.. i don't want to make a complete list... I feel sad for them.

I know PB service is good, they really want to help, but i feel they should have make quality inspection better before shipping these machines, look like some of them are melons.
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Sat Jul 03, 2021 5:03 pm
If you can @4eyes, would be great to get some closeup pics of those lighted up 3D plastics under the slinger and some in the middle, on the side. How are they affixed, include the regular plastics on top? They look mighty nice, I'm thinking something that could be modded for other pins as well!
They are solid pieces of some sort of plastic that is softer than acylic. I actually took the inlanes off and put mylar on them , not sure if they will get ball trails ground into them or not so went with prevention. I’ll do the left orbit later and the loop at the top. They are attached via Standoffs that go through them , screw into tnuts in the playfield and the plastics go on the standoffs.
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4eyes wrote:
Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:24 pm
World_of_Warships wrote:
Sat Jul 03, 2021 5:03 pm
If you can @4eyes, would be great to get some closeup pics of those lighted up 3D plastics under the slinger and some in the middle, on the side. How are they affixed, include the regular plastics on top? They look mighty nice, I'm thinking something that could be modded for other pins as well!
They are solid pieces of some sort of plastic that is softer than acylic. I actually took the inlanes off and put mylar on them , not sure if they will get ball trails ground into them or not so went with prevention. I’ll do the left orbit later and the loop at the top. They are attached via Standoffs that go through them , screw into tnuts in the playfield and the plastics go on the standoffs.
Thanks a lot, much appreciated! I always thought those look super cool being translucent. Good idea about adding some Mylar, balls would probably leave a trail after a while. Those parts could be difficult to get if cracked, I bet those can be printed. They do look somewhat frosted, thicker than I thought. I'll definitely work on something for Tron, would look amazing if I can reproduce the effect in UV colors!! :-)

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Congrats on the game Kevin!

Looks awesome.
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Murphelman wrote:
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Congrats on the game Kevin!

Looks awesome.
Thanks, maybe You can do a stream one day soon!
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That would be aweosme!

We would love to!
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