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druadic

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The FIRST tilt mechanism was created and made in 1931.

Actually, Prosperity was the FIRST pin machine company to make the tilt mechanism. I once owned a Pros-Per-iti Special that had a up and down moving tilt mechanism. This was a HUGE surprise to say the least. The ball would sit in an "+" and rolled back and forth and if it stayed too long OUT OF the center "box" it would pop up the metal "TILT" sign at the top inner edge of the machine. This tilt mechanism was created in 1931. If a player put another coin into the machine it would reset allowing the ball in the wooden box to drop down and reset the box. It's the earliest form of tilt mechanism I know of that seems to exist - but I KNOW it existed and even watched it work inside of the machine I owned. I sold the machine to a museum knowing they would treat it with care.

I've also owned a Peo Manufacturing "Midget Hi-Ball" and I released the game for VPX as well. The play field image is the actual image or photograph of MY original machine. I sold this too to the museum. They have them both. I've also owned a Peo Little Whirlwind machine.

As for a play tester, I've gone through two over the years. The first one was a pain, but tiltjlp used to be my playtester afterwards and he was a great guy. I may take you up on your offer sometime in the future, who knows.

Boop-A-Doop is coming along NICELY. Got the holes done. Now to the pinheads. Won't be too long I hope. The table is a blast to play.
 
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Isaac Sauvage

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Just bumped in to this one today. You ever see it before, Will?

The regular "Zeta" version also has some useful flyers.

Seems that Russ Jenson used to own one personally, and described it a little bit in his convo with Harry Williams.

I even found a podcast about it:

I don't expect to see it anytime soon in VP / FP, just thought it looked interesting!
 

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druadic

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Just bumped in to this one today. You ever see it before, Will?

The regular "Zeta" version also has some useful flyers.

Seems that Russ Jenson used to own one personally, and described it a little bit in his convo with Harry Williams.

I even found a podcast about it:

I don't expect to see it anytime soon in VP / FP, just thought it looked interesting!
Yep, YEARS AGO I saw this one and it just didn't pique my interest. Seems it wasn't popular with players either. I have so many WIP it's no joke Ike. I must have over 75 tables on my desktop computer waiting for me. I have play fields and everything; I'm just trying to do the ones that "tickle my fancy" but thanks.
 

druadic

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Had a VERY serious dizziness spell last night. Was going to TRY to finish Boop-A-Doop for you all but I just couldn't do it. I almost passed out. I currently have three doctors appointments within a span of a month for my leg and foot problems, my head and for my heart.

To be honest, I felt absolutely euphoric. Whatever I went through last night I felt good but I was so dizzy I could not stay awake. I almost felt like I was flying in the air. Do not ask me why but it felt just like that.

So on top of what happened last night, I have to get ultrasounds on both of my feet and legs (yes you heard that right) first. Then a scan of my heart since my doctor is telling me my heart is not working right. Then a trip to the neurologist for my neck and brain.

The feet and leg thing has only been happening for about a month, but the neck, head and heart thing for over a year. I have heart murmurs or something like that. Doctors THOUGHT I might have diabetes and my blood work says I do not have this so what is happening to me is much more serious than even having diabetes.

Just keeping everyone updated so now you know how much I am going through. Folks can probably now understand I am trying to get these tables done as much as I can but it will take time.

Boop-A-Doop SHOULD be along shortly or within a week or so. Maybe less. Same goes for quite a few other tables I have been working on for MANY MANY MONTHS.

Rest assured more is coming. Keep pin machine nudging!

PS: NOW you know everything and I have explained as much as I can to you so you know why of what is going on. I feel I should tell everyone this and get it out in the open about my health. Now you know.
 

Isaac Sauvage

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Ah, I missed whatever content that was just above.

Thanks for keeping on your projects, Will, and I look forward to hearing what the docs can figure out soon.
 

druadic

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Sorry about that but just figured I would take it down. I've got FOUR doctors appointments in one month. One for my feet and legs,, one for my heart, one for the ENT and one for the neurologist. That is just the first four. There are others coming as well.

I'll release a few more pin machine titles soon enough. After that who knows. I can barely even eat more than one or two meals a day so I'm constantly tired and can't stay awake and being dizzy 24/7 is making this tougher for me to keep up on these.

Let's just wait and see what happens. Who knows, I may get a massive burst of energy and release something soon.

You didn't miss anything on the last post Ike. Just FYI.
 
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druadic

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Saturday or Sunday I'll get Boop-A-Doop up. Just a few more tweaks folks and it plays GREAT.

Balls are ALWAYS RANDOMIZED with EACH GAME you start; 3 blue balls, 3 white balls and 4 gold balls. The balls are always mixed up and random.

The same color of ball to the circle is DOUBLE points otherwise it is normal points. 1,000 point hole is normal at anytime.

This game is a ton of fun and very challenging so keep an eye out for it Saturday or Sunday.
 

Wylte

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Looking forward to it! I can't even find a picture of this one, just the countertop version.

I grew up with an old pachinko machine (electrical parts non-functional, unfortunately) so there's a special place in my heart for flipperless pin games. Been downloading yours, it's like a shot of nostalgia :)

Hope you're feeling better, and that all of your medical appointments are helpful!
 

druadic

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Looking forward to it! I can't even find a picture of this one, just the countertop version.

I grew up with an old pachinko machine (electrical parts non-functional, unfortunately) so there's a special place in my heart for flipperless pin games. Been downloading yours, it's like a shot of nostalgia :)

Hope you're feeling better, and that all of your medical appointments are helpful!
Appreciate the compliment and hope you'll like the table. Thank you.

SURPRISE - it's already up. I felt it was ready and it is. Enjoy and have fun.

I'm fine but my body isn't so I'm just trying to get everything figured out so I can finish up with SSD. Have to wait to see what happens. Thanks!
 

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