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Phantom of the Opera (Data East, 1990)

Data East SS Recreation FP Phantom of the Opera (Data East, 1990) v1.2w

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by DRAKKO, francisco666, thorgeist, Titomartinez, Wahnsinniger
at 2013-08-15
Type Recreation (real pinball)
Manufacturer Data East Pinball, Incorporated (1986-1994)
Date 1990-01
IPD No. 1777

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This is an update to the initial 1.0 Phantom of the Opera table by DRAKKO, francisco666, thorgeist, Titomartinez.

Some disclaimers:

* I haven't played the real machine in years, so I had to base these revisions off of Youtube videos.

* The original authors did an awesome job. This being one of two tables I actually played growing up, I am nostaglic for it and want to bring it closer to being perfect.

* Don't know if/when I would continue with any of the remaining potential work below. Thus I have also attached the Paint.Net files that I used for backglass work, in case anyone else wanted to continue with it in the future.





# Version 1.2W changes #

* Darkened several textures on the lo-black version to match the rest of the table.

* Revised playfield lighting and backglass flickering for the random-feature at the start of every ball, magic mirror, match sequence, and organ open.

* Added additional backglass lights that flash based on the pop bumbers.

* Added both a HUD DMD and a Translite DMD. The HUD DMD and HUD Alphanumeric display can be toggled with the HUD key (default '`'). The Translite DMD is hidden far down on the translite screen. You need to drag it back up to use it.

* Fixed Trap Door 5X Multiplier award not working.

* Further revised match sequence

* Applied changes to hi-res, lo-res non-black versions as well.





# Version 1.1W changes (versus original 1.0) #

* Revised match sequence heavily, to match the audio and display the correct notes

* Added flickering lights to the backglass (see the image section) during the match sequence and attract sequences

* Added missing audio for ramp, lost ball, and closed organ

* Removed DMD in favor of the segment display, as I found having both distracting

* Hides the segment display and focuses on the backbox during the match sequence

* I may have increased the plunger strength so that the table can handle Physics 2.5 (but I have otherwise not made any physics-related changes)

* Fixed flickering during match sequence caused by the jackpot timer trying to display information





# Remaining Potential Improvements #

* I believe there is additional backglass flickering that occurs during gameplay.

* The backglass match sequence is still not precise

* I think there are still missing audio samples

* I think the organ open/closing needs to be tweaked slightly

* Merge the three table versions into a single .fpt table, and use libraries instead for the different textures.

* Create a hi-res, black version of the table.



Mods of this table :
Zedpinball Physics 1.1: Phantom of the Opera 1.2W

This table is a mod of :
Phantom of the Opera 1.0
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