1. pbecker1946

    VP8 Gottlieb EM Recreation Rainbow (Gottlieb, 1956) VP8 v1.0 2020-07-16

    Rainbow (Gottlieb, 1956) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 1911 New VP8 Build of the Gottlieb game Rainbow. Designed by Wayne Neyens with art by Roy Parker, Rainbow was released in December 1956. 1,250 units were produced so this game is rare to find today. I was drawn to this game by the fact that it has only...
  2. pbecker1946

    VP8 Bally EM Recreation Little Joe (Bally, 1972) VP8

    pbecker1946 submitted a new resource: Little Joe - Bally 1972 - VP8 - Little Joe - Bally 1972 - VP8 Read more about this resource...
  3. pbecker1946

    VP8 Bally EM Recreation Little Joe (Bally, 1972) VP8 v1.0 2020-07-16

    Little Joe (Bally, 1972) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 1460 New VP8 build of the Bally Game Little Joe. Bally's Little Joe was released in August, 1972. Little Joe was designed by Jim Patla with art by Christian Marche. 2,080 units were produced but this game is relatively rare to find today. I was drawn...
  4. H

    VP8 EM Bingo Flipperless Original Table Bingo1 (Original) VP8 v0.9.02

    Bingo1 (Original) VP8 v0.9.02 By Hung From 4/2004 Version: 0.9.02 Thanks to DocFlipr! Bingo 1 Instructions (Ver 0.9.02) This machine is very similar to Bally's Circus Queen (1960). Some additional keys are used in this VPinball game as noted. Before beginning play, set the TILT sensitivity...
  5. S

    VP8 SS Original Table Pinbot 2002 (Original) VP8 v0.97a

    Pinbot 2002 (Original) VP8 v0.97a Another gorgeous, borderline-unfinished gem from SER. The game is tricky, but fair. You'll need to get a feel for the layout, how to make shots, and which ones to be wary of. Patient ball-control and flipper-play is needed at all times, yet sometimes it's...
  6. S

    VP8 SS Original Table Pinbot 200X (Original) VP8 WIP

    Pinbot 200X (Original) VP8 WIP This is some beautiful agony in a high-tech, snow-blind dimension. Hah! In other words, it's quite a cool table with some interesting visual and design ideas. Technically this table may only be a "WIP," but there's some good challenges and fun to be had, here...
  7. S

    VP8 SS Original Table MixPin (Original) VP8 v1.0

    MixPin (Original) VP8 v1.0 Somehow I'm both impressed and disappointed by this table at the same time. MixPin certainly has a beautiful layout and some sweet, rendered lighting going on. It's a fast, challenging table with a variety of things to do, heavy on the chained-shots. Where it...
  8. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 EM SS Recreation The rare, superb re-creations of Emkaah and Ale

    Here's another roundup. It's a small, but potent collection of classics from the Emkaah - Ale team. What I really like about these guys' works is their strong design and art sensibilities. The playfield elements are (dare I say it) lovingly assembled, with matching lighting effects and high...
  9. Ale

    VP8 Williams EM Recreation Triple Action (Williams, 1973) VP8 v1.0

    Triple Action (Williams, 1973) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 2648 A lovely, burnt-themed re-creation by Ale, featuring a large, double-posted spinning object in the middle of the playfield. Currently we are looking for his other solo re-creation, *Liberty Belle* (Gottlieb, 1962). --@Ike Savage
  10. Ale

    VP8 Williams EM Recreation Smarty (Williams, 1968) VP8 by Emkaah and Ale v2.1

    Smarty (Williams, 1968) VP8 by Emkaah and Ale v2.1 IPD No. 2217 Another amazing Emkaah-Ale re-creation.
  11. Ale

    VP8 Williams EM Recreation Blast Off (Williams, 1967) VP8 by Emkaah v1.1

    Blast Off (Williams, 1967) VP8 by Emkaah v1.1 IPD No. 320 An amazing solo-Emkaah table.
  12. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 EM SS Recreation A roundup of PN's head-to-head game collections

    The IPDB lists 31 historical games designed for head-to-head play: https://www.ipdb.org/search.pl?specialty=24&sortby=name&searchtype=advanced At least seven of those have been re-created, and are hosted here: Tabletop Hockey (Munro, 1932-'33) Soccer table (foosball) (1952 Bonzini) Calcio...
  13. Not Registered

    VP8 SS Original Table Arkanoid (Original) VP8 by Ken Atherton v.7

    Arkanoid (Original) VP8 by Ken Atherton v0.7 From what I've seen, this early-VP gem is the best of all the Breakout-themed VP originals. It's also directly inspired by Breakout's spiritual successor, Arkanoid (Taito, 1986). After you open the portal and travel to the video game mode on the...
  14. Mitchell

    VP8 SS Original Table BabyPinBot (Original) VP8 v1.0 2004-07-19

    BabyPinBot (Original) VP8 v1.0 I'm not quite sure what to make of this game, but WOW... talk about some eye-candy. Mitchell is/was one of those rare VP designers who threw caution to the wind and kind of just went for it, both creatively and in terms of playfield design. He often came up with...
  15. Mitchell

    VP8 Support File BabyPinBot (Original) VP8 music pack v1.0 2020-04-28

    Place these in VP's "Music" folder. NOTE: Find Table here... https://pinballnirvana.com/forums/resources/babypinbot-original-vp8.5598/
  16. P

    VP8 SS Original Table Grandmaster (Original) VP8 by Per Thulin & Misaligned Cow Ventures v2.00

    This exquisitely-designed table is a serious challenge, with an interesting ruleset that rewards exacting play. You really need to know what you're doing and where you're aiming in this classic, early-VP original. I recommend changing to five-ball mode from the nifty, built-in operator's menu...
  17. P

    VP8 EM Original Table Hamster! (Original) VP8 by Per Thulin & Misaligned Cow Ventures v1.20

    That hamster may be cute, but it's not easy to get all the items back to the nest! This early-VP classic won't blow you away with bells & whistles, but unlike many originals, there's a carefully-designed ruleset here, and some real satisfaction to be gained from diligent play. The rubber...
  18. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 SS Original Table Uranium-235 (Original) VP8

    Ike Savage submitted a new resource: Uranium-235 - There's Uranium-235. What more do you want? Read more about this resource...
  19. BJ

    VP8 SS Original Table Uranium-235 (Original) VP8 v1.0

  20. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 Williams SS Flipperless Recreation Rat Race (Williams, 1983) VP8

    I'd say this is worthy of a release thread, since I don't believe it ever got posted to PN before. Originally this was released on the late, great VPForums.Com in 2005 by the team of TomB, Gaston, and Destruk. Rat Race 1.0 (Williams, 1983) - Rat Race Williams Read more about this resource...
  21. D

    VP8 Williams SS Flipperless Recreation Rat Race (Williams, 1983) VP8 v1.0

    Rat Race (Williams, 1983) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 3718 Pretty amazing table, heavily inspired by the classic wooden tilting maze games. Also one of those fairly rare, solid state, non-redemption flipperless games. Unfortunately it never went in to production, but thankfully, we have VP. This...
  22. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 Taito SS Recreation Rally (Taito do Brasil, 1980) VP8 Q&D Savage Mod

    Ike Savage submitted a new resource: Rally (1980, Taito do Brasil) Quick & Dirty Savage Mod 1.5.4 - Rally Savage Mod Read more about this resource...
  23. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 Taito SS Recreation Rally (Taito do Brasil, 1980) VP8 Q&D Savage Mod v1.5.4 2020-04-20

    Rally (1980, Taito do Brasil) Quick & Dirty Savage Mod 1.5.4 with PeBo, Apoc, Destruk and Bezeen. IPD No. 4581 I found this to be a cute game with a nifty layout, compelling shots, and a lot of character. Rustic character, even! It was also obvious that there was a significant play flaw and...
  24. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 SS Original Table The ingenious early-VP works of Robbway (seven classic originals for VP8)

    Robbway and co. created these works in 2001; very early in the VP game. (believe it or not, his VP website from almost 20 years ago is still up here) Starting with Minigolf (screenshot attached), it's easy enough to see why it's such a clever, original classic. I mean, just imagine-- few...
  25. Not Registered

    VP8 SS Original Table Reactor (Original) by Robbway v1.0 2020-04-18

    This is another early-VP gem by Robbway, nicely inspired by the classic arcade game Reactor (1982, Gottlieb). --@Ike Savage
  26. Not Registered

    VP8 SS Original Table Do! Run Run (Original) two versions, by Robbway and Hakyoku Seiken 2020-04-18

    Here's another early-VP classic by Robbway. Interestingly, a couple years later, Hakyoku Seiken came along and gave it something of a deluxe treatment. So this is a two-tables-in-one kind of resource. See which version you prefer! --@Ike Savage
  27. Not Registered

    VP8 SS Original Table Baby Love Remix (Original) v1.1 by Robbway 2020-04-18

    Another early-VP Robbway classic. This is a nicely atmospheric game that hearkens back to 90's pop. --@Ike Savage
  28. Not Registered

    VP8 SS Original Table Mr. Do! (Original) VP8 v1.3b and Cosmic Do! (Original) VP8 v1.0 by Mike Hanson 2020-04-18

    This is a double-shot: a lovely little early-VP pinball based on Mr. Do! (Universal, 1982), plus a completely different, but quite nifty arcade game based on Cosmic Guerilla (Universal, 1979). Author's homepage (with downloads) is still available via the Wayback Machine...
  29. forchia

    VP8 VP9 SS Original Table Pirates Riot (Original) VP8 & VP9 versions v1.2

    Another early-mid VP classic original, well worth a play. Always super-impressive to see a homegrown author design an elaborate original with all kinds of fun modes and shots to explore, and put it together in such an attractive way. --Ike
  30. P

    VP8 EM Original Table Space (Original) VP8 v1.0 2020-04-01

    Space by PINMAN VP8 v1.0
  31. P

    VP8 EM Original Table Ocean Life (Original) VP8 v1.2 fixed

    Ocean Life by PINMAN VP8
  32. P

    VP8 EM Original Table Fire Rescue (Original) VP8 v1.1 fix

    Fire Rescue by Pinman VP8
  33. P

    VP8 EM Original Table Animal World (Original) VP8 v1.2

    PINMAN's Animal World VP8
  34. Freezezzy

    VP8 SS Original Table Head to Head Pinball (Original) VP8 v1.0p 2020-03-31

    Another cool concept by Jeff Block.
  35. Isaac Sauvage

    VP8 EM SS Flipperless Original Table The delightful world of Jeff Block (a dozen+ creative originals)

    Jeff Block, i.e. @Freezezzy. He released a bunch of fun, highly innovative tables in the VP8 lineage. Looks like we have most of them here in the Downloads (i.e. Resources) section. Today I updated their screenshots and icons, which got lost in an older forum transition. Check 'em out...
  36. pbecker1946

    VP8 Williams EM Recreation Space Ship (Williams, 1961) VP8 v1.0

    Space Ship (Williams, 1961) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 2259 New VP8 build of the 1961 Williams game Space Ship. Space Ship was released in December 1961. Space Ship was designed by Steve Kordek with art by George Molentin. Only 800 units were produced. By 1961 rockets were real in the public mind and it...
  37. pbecker1946

    VP8 Gottlieb EM Recreation Rocket Ship (Gottlieb, 1958) VP8 v1.0

    Rocket Ship (Gottlieb, 1958) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 1990 New VP8 build of the 1958 Gottlieb game Rocket Ship. Rocket Ship was released in April 1958. Rocket Ship was designed by Wayne Neyens with art by Roy Parker. 2,000 units were produced. Rocket Ship doesn't have any particular firsts, but it was...
  38. shiva

    VP9 Support File Tutorial shivaEngine 1.8

    A small update of the very first shivaEngine (a.k.a. the tutorial included with Visual Pinball for 15 years) with a different design and some code changes. Very simple coding still works!!!! For VP up to VP 9.9 shivaengine.vpt updated by shiva. Thanks to Black, cold1, and 4Eyes January 2002...
  39. L

    VP8 Williams EM Recreation Doozie (Williams, 1968) VP8 v1.0 2020-02-01

    Doozie (Williams, 1968) VP8 v1.0 Leon Spalding IPD No. 704
  40. pbecker1946

    VP8 Gottlieb EM Recreation Rockettes (Gottlieb, 1950) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Rockettes (Gottlieb, 1950) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 1991 New VP8 Build of Rockettes. Gottlieb's Rockettes, designed by Harry Mabs with art by Roy Parker, was released in August 1950. 1,000 units were produced so this game is rare today. Harry Mabs designed the flipper in 1947, and remained an...
  41. pbecker1946

    VP8 Gottlieb EM Recreation Sweet Hearts (Gottlieb, 1963) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Sweet Hearts (Gottlieb, 1963) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 2474 New VP8 Build of Sweet Hearts. Gottlieb's Sweet Hearts, designed by Wayne Neyens with art by Roy Parker was released in September 1963. 4,450 units were produced. Sweet Hearts is the last Gottlieb flipper game to have a gobble hole, so in my...
  42. pbecker1946

    VP8 Williams EM Recreation Teacher's Pet (Williams, 1965) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Teacher's Pet (Williams, 1965) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 2506 New VP8 Build of Teacher's Pet. Teacher's Pet, released in December 1965, was designed by Steve Kordek. 1,600 Teacher's Pet games were produced. Teacher's Pet is a good example of how the EM games of the early 1960s had advanced in design...
  43. A

    VP8 Gottlieb EM Recreation Pioneer (Gottlieb, 1976) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Pioneer (Gottlieb, 1976) VP8 IPD No. 1802 Pioneer is a two player version of the 1975 'Spirit of 76'. It was made to celebrate the 200th birthday of the United States. This Visual Pinball version is a conversion of the earlier, and original, Visual Pinball version of Spirit of 76 by Jay...
  44. D

    VP8 SS Recreation Getaway (Allied Leisure, 1977) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Getaway (Allied Leisure, 1977) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 999 Looks like a mod of Eala's table. Haven't checked it out yet. --@Ike Savage
  45. Tii

    VP8 EM Original Table Big Pig (Original) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Big Pig
  46. pbecker1946

    VP8 Williams EM Recreation Arrow Head (Williams, 1957) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Arrow Head (Williams, 1957) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 97 New VP8 Build of the 1957 Williams Arrow Head game. Arrow Head, designed by Harry Williams with art by George Molentin, was released in February 1957. It's not known how many units were produced but this beautiful game is rare to see today. It is...
  47. pbecker1946

    VP8 Gottlieb EM Recreation 4 Square (Gottlieb, 1971) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    4 Square (Gottlieb, 1971) VP8 v1.0 IPD No. 940 New VP8 Build of the 1971 Gottlieb Game 4 Square. 4 Square, designed by Ed Krynski with Art by Gordon Morrison, was released in June 1971. 2,200 units were produced so this game is only moderately rare, but as I learned finding one in good...
  48. romolo2002

    VP8 Recreation Play Rou-lette (National Games, 1932) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Recreation in VP of "Play Rou-lette (National Games 1932)" made by Romolo IPD No. 3988
  49. romolo2002

    VP8 Williams EM Flipperless Recreation Jolly Joker (Williams, 1955) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Recreation in VP of "Jolly Joker (Williams 1955)" made by Romolo IPD No. 1310
  50. romolo2002

    VP8 Flipperless Recreation Bouncer (C. E. Hoagland, 1935) VP8 v1.0 2020-01-28

    Recreation in VP of "Bouncer (C. E. Hoagland 1935)" made by Romolo IPD No. 4740
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    @JonPurpleHaze, 1. "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" - updated for adults with humorous lyrics about farm life and animal sounds.

    2. "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" - a more mature version with deeper meaning and reflection on the beauty of the night sky.

    3. "The Wheels on the Bus" - a fun and funky remix for adults, with a catchy beat and new verses about the daily commute.

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    @JonPurpleHaze, 1. The Wiggles - Known for their catchy and playful songs for children, The Wiggles have also released adult versions of nursery rhymes with a humorous twist.

    2. Rockabye Baby! - This series of albums feature lullaby renditions of popular rock and pop songs, including nursery rhymes, that are perfect for both children and adults to enjoy.

    3. The Nursery Rhymes - A band that specializes in creating modern and edgy versions of classic nursery rhymes, appealing to both kids and adults with their catchy tunes.

    4. The Mother Goose Band - Combining elements of rock, folk, and pop music, The Mother Goose Band puts a unique spin on traditional nursery rhymes, making them fun and entertaining for listeners of all ages.

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