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shiva

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I think everyone might be stunned when they see it. Because of the nature of fp, it has very bad math attached to the flipper physics. As a happy little accident, I may have found a math code in my omega that apparently defeats that too extreme code, and makes fp shoot the ball at far more realistic angles, at the expense of omega, while using FP's built in (bad) weight when the ball is on the flipper. In other words. I no longer need walls or timers to modify the ball angle off the flippers, the new code is pretty close at doing that instead.

It's very hard to wrap my head over how this plays, so use to FP for 15 years and their faulty math and horrbile flash quality flipper physics, and how my new flipper code plays is so strange in comparison because everything is slower depending on contact point. Have to grab a video of a bally game playing to check the speeds and behaviors, if I do, I will make a video tonight, so you can all see the effect in comparison to shivaFlipper/dynamic flippers.
 

TerryRed

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Will be very cool to see where this goes.

Being able to have more than just simple on/off flippers will be a big deal for FP.

The other big thing I notice for FP is that the very last 15% of the flipper tip tends to shoot very wide. Like you said, I'm so used to it now that I play the game's knowing that. When I goto a real pin or VPX I need to adjust again. :)
 

wild

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TerryRed

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Very cool wild.

The only downside is that the vertical playfield won't display on the backglass if it's displayed on a second screen (cabinets). :(
 

wild

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The only downside is that the vertical playfield won't display on the backglass if it's displayed on a second screen (cabinets). :(
Terry, I don't have a clear idea about a second monitor, but I'm sure some other solution could be found

I don't know, move the VMP, or shrink it and put it somehow inside the main playfield, to say something, but if I had clear ideas about the second monitor, I'm sure maybe a soluzpne could be found, we could ask to Bob, he also has a cabinet, maybe he could have some other solution
 
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