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frs
28th June 2006, 12:36 PM
Guys, I know many of you read RGP and have probably already seen this, just posting it for the benefit of those who don't/haven't.

Pics of the Medieval remake in progress and what looks like the prototype cabinet for Croc Hunter...

http://www.pinball.com/medieval.htm

Ric
28th June 2006, 12:55 PM
hmm a pile of parts and two empty cabs

looks like a larger version of my laundry where my spares are kept

if i had $5mn i could buy that many parts too

still not convinced

The Pinny Parlour
28th June 2006, 12:56 PM
Wayne has just joined this site, (well Ballypinball has...could it be him?) so it is great to finally see some pics. With the ranting on R.G.P for the last 2 years, this is what Wayne could have done ages ago and stopped a masive campaign that is bent on undermining his attempts to resurect bally.

has the link you provided been posted on R.G.P today or lately?

frs
28th June 2006, 01:04 PM
posted today - but the post read like it had also been put up there before

Wotto
28th June 2006, 01:06 PM
WOW- Wayne has pictures ......that proves heaps hey !!!

Did I ever mention I am building a new Space Shuttle- look I have pictures of my design AND the test launch just last weekend from my backyard.....really ......the pictures prove it !!!!:cool:

hamish_nz
28th June 2006, 02:01 PM
I wish Wayne all the best.
How many people have stood up an put there money where there mouth is.
If bought the williams right first thing I would do is shut down the repros.

I wish I had the cash to buy a NIB MM

catty
28th June 2006, 04:24 PM
Ahh good old wotto. You make me laugh so hard I nearly piss myself.:D

con
28th June 2006, 05:47 PM
Guys, I know many of you read RGP and have probably already seen this, just posting it for the benefit of those who don't/haven't.

Pics of the Medieval remake in progress and what looks like the prototype cabinet for Croc Hunter...

http://www.pinball.com/medieval.htm

yep been there for months now nice rendered pics - and that's about it

Shock_And_Awe
28th June 2006, 07:14 PM
it would be exciting shit if it all did eventuate!! I wonder whether a MM remake would play the same or feel like an original Williams??

that's a nice shuttle you built there too Wotto - well done

DKong
28th June 2006, 07:51 PM
it would be exciting shit if it all did eventuate!! I wonder whether a MM remake would play the same or feel like an original Williams??

that's a nice shuttle you built there too Wotto - well done

I have never played a MM but have always admired the look of it and it's been on my wish list. Does it demand the high prices it fetch's currently ?
Is it a good game?
Why do people love this game so much ?
I have heard people pay $5000 US and are dissapointed it's not 5 times as good as a $1000 US Pin..

GEE
28th June 2006, 07:53 PM
it would be exciting shit if it all did eventuate!! I wonder whether a MM remake would play the same or feel like an original Williams??

No, it wouldnt.

As Wayne has stated on his website, some key parts are patented (eg the split anti-SDTM ramps) and will not be on his repro machine.

SDTM drains from those ramps will significantly change the players experience.

That is just one example.

The Pinny Parlour
28th June 2006, 10:44 PM
I have never played a MM but have always admired the look of it and it's been on my wish list. Does it demand the high prices it fetch's currently ?
Is it a good game?
Why do people love this game so much ?
I have heard people pay $5000 US and are dissapointed it's not 5 times as good as a $1000 US Pin..

I personally think it's over rated. I wasn't that impressed whe I first saw it and played it.

Shock_And_Awe
28th June 2006, 10:55 PM
I played it at one of your locals Ian back in January (TZ in paradise centre) and I thought it was great....personally I'd love one!

The Pinny Parlour
28th June 2006, 10:59 PM
I played it at one of your locals Ian back in January (TZ in paradise centre) and I thought it was great....personally I'd love one!


The thing is still there, along with the other three. The manager of the place meybe getting rid of all pinballs in the place for good a little birdy told me. They may just well be on the market shortly.


God I hope they make a Futurama pinball now that it's back.

garuda
28th June 2006, 11:47 PM
The thing is still there, along with the other three. The manager of the place meybe getting rid of all pinballs in the place for good a little birdy told me. They may just well be on the market shortly.

He has gotten rid of them and they are all sold. A bit dissappointing as they were quite fun to play there (given the average person could not afford all of them) however they had fallen into disrepair of late.

GEE
29th June 2006, 01:03 AM
Does it demand the high prices it fetch's currently ?
Is it a good game? Why do people love this game so much ?

I have one. I do think it's one of the best pins ever made. It's a well-integrated theme, it's funny, it has a deep ruleset, it has a challenging wizard mode (which I've rarely reached, and not yet beaten) and great playfield toys.

frs
29th June 2006, 09:15 AM
Never played one, but would love to, just to see if the hype is warranted.

Anyone know of one on loaction in Bris/Goldy area??

rottenpig
29th June 2006, 10:23 AM
Never played one, but would love to, just to see if the hype is warranted.

Anyone know of one on loaction in Bris/Goldy area??

there was one in caval av at timezone but garuda has just said they have removed them all. i know they were all in perfect nick 6 months back but in the last 2 months someone else must have taken over the place and all 4 pinnies were unplayable. it's a pitty, they were the sweatest pinnies. here's (http://www.aussiearcade.com/showthread.php?t=175) a list a stuff around the place.

Shock_And_Awe
29th June 2006, 07:43 PM
I just reckon that if MM was priced around 3-4k no one would ever call it over-rated. Consider a TZ at 7k and I'm sure everyone would call that over-rated at that price too.

Arcade King
30th June 2006, 07:32 AM
WOW- Wayne has pictures ......that proves heaps hey !!!

Did I ever mention I am building a new Space Shuttle- look I have pictures of my design AND the test launch just last weekend from my backyard.....really ......the pictures prove it !!!!:cool:

Hey can I have a go in that when its finnished?

That Wayne guy has joined this forum but is yet to post so who knows.

LOTR4U
30th June 2006, 12:21 PM
Well that really shits me, I hate people who have there own forum then join this just to lurk etc.

Well it aint going to happen seeeeeee! :lol

If pinballman wishs to link to this site we will happily linking back to his.

frs
2nd July 2006, 07:08 PM
Guys,

Went to Timezone at Cavill today and Medieval is still there.

3 pinnies, Medieval, Cirqus Voltaire and Tales of Arabian Nights. Medieval was in the best nick of all 3 from what I experienced - the other two were losing the ball and couldn't locate it, while I'm there staring at it. Of course, give them a nudge to loosen the ball and TILT TILT TILT. I should say that the flippers on them all felt weak to me though.

Anyway, I finally have an opinion on Medieval - fun, very fun, but not fun enough to justify the $$.

Íf anyone wants to sell one for $1000, let me know :lol

The Pinny Parlour
2nd July 2006, 07:23 PM
Guys,

Went to Timezone at Cavill today and Medieval is still there.

3 pinnies, Medieval, Cirqus Voltaire and Tales of Arabian Nights. Medieval was in the best nick of all 3 from what I experienced - the other two were losing the ball and couldn't locate it, while I'm there staring at it. Of course, give them a nudge to loosen the ball and TILT TILT TILT. I should say that the flippers on them all felt weak to me though.

Anyway, I finally have an opinion on Medieval - fun, very fun, but not fun enough to justify the $$.

Íf anyone wants to sell one for $1000, let me know :lol
Yep, exactly what I think of a MM. Over-rated.

rottenpig
2nd July 2006, 07:59 PM
Yep, exactly what I think of a MM. Over-rated.

wouldn't that just be over-priced?

The Pinny Parlour
2nd July 2006, 08:43 PM
wouldn't that just be over-priced?
Yes, my mistake....BOTH over-priced and over-rated.

frs
7th August 2006, 12:03 PM
bump

there's been some additions to the Medieval remake page for anyone interested (this is probably old news)

just more photos

http://www.pinball.com/medieval.htm

GEE
7th August 2006, 04:36 PM
Yes, my mistake....BOTH over-priced and over-rated.

I consistently find it the most consistently challenging pin I have played. I am glad to have bought it - even though, yes, it was expensive - and I can't see myself ever letting it go.

To each his own. But no-one is going to get mine :-)

Shock_And_Awe
7th August 2006, 05:34 PM
I consistently find it the most consistently challenging pin I have played. I am glad to have bought it - even though, yes, it was expensive - and I can't see myself ever letting it go.

To each his own. But no-one is going to get mine :-)

mmmm a MM would be nice. Yeah I want one. I've come close to taking the plunge a couple of times. I'll keep my eye out and see what happens.

How good do all those brand new pinny parts look!!