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    • Author: Tom
    • Version: 1.0
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    • Updated: June 4, 2019
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  • This table was another group effort by a bunch of great volunteers.  I started this table getting a nice playfield image off a guy on pinside.  After some much needed scripting help from 32Assassin and Bord, we had a semi playable table.  The project stalled and then Randr stepped in to save the day.  He came up with some amazing target primitives, the animated pitching assembly, a bat primitive, rubber side walls, the upper deck primitives, lights and an awesome script to tie it all together.  After all that was compiled, I had a lot of support from pinsiders sending great pics of all the graphics which made everything come together nicely.

    Randr took the script and added all sort of small touches that enhanced the playability of the table as well as the visual aspects.  There were two versions of this table, a white cabinet with black plastics, and an all green cabinet with green plastics.  During gameplay, pressing the "I" button toggles between the two versions. Great addition Randr

    When it comes to gameplay, the original table chose randomly between three pitches in single player mode; fastball, changeup and curve. In single player simply pitch with the left flipper and bat with the right flipper and the game will select the pitch.  In 2 player mode, you can select the different pitches to throw by hitting the left flipper for fastball, double tapping left flipper for changeup and left magnasave for curve ball.  The original game had a magnet under the table to affect the curve ball.  Special thanks to Rothbauerw for all the hours of work figuring out how to add that in there and testing and perfecting the pitching, thanks!  There are also options at the top of the script if you want to change up the pitching settings.

    Again, thanks to all those that contributed to this table and for all those that have contributed to the previous versions and all the supporting media to Make Virtual Pinball Great Again!

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    • #130865
      Tom
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      @armyaviation
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      This table was another group effort by a bunch of great volunteers.  I started this table getting a nice playfield image off a guy on pinside.  After some much needed scripting help from 32Assassin and Bord, we had a semi playable table.  The project stalled and then Randr stepped in to save the day.  He came up with some amazing target primitives, the animated pitching assembly, a bat primitive, rubber side walls, the upper deck primitives, lights and an awesome script to tie it all together.  After all that was compiled, I had a lot of support from pinsiders sending great pics of all the graphics which made everything come together nicely.

      Randr took the script and added all sort of small touches that enhanced the playability of the table as well as the visual aspects.  There were two versions of this table, a white cabinet with black plastics, and an all green cabinet with green plastics.  During gameplay, pressing the "I" button toggles between the two versions. Great addition Randr

      When it comes to gameplay, the original table chose randomly between three pitches in single player mode; fastball, changeup and curve. In single player simply pitch with the left flipper and bat with the right flipper and the game will select the pitch.  In 2 player mode, you can select the different pitches to throw by hitting the left flipper for fastball, double tapping left flipper for changeup and left magnasave for curve ball.  The original game had a magnet under the table to affect the curve ball.  Special thanks to Rothbauerw for all the hours of work figuring out how to add that in there and testing and perfecting the pitching, thanks!  There are also options at the top of the script if you want to change up the pitching settings.

      Again, thanks to all those that contributed to this table and for all those that have contributed to the previous versions and all the supporting media to Make Virtual Pinball Great Again!

      Total of 35 users thanked author for this post. Here are last 20 listed.
      #130867
      jbg4208
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      @jbg4208
      Member

      Heck ya. Been following the wip thread. Love these pitch and bat games. Thanks Tom!  :good:

      #130869
      Thalamus
      Moderator
      @thalamus
      ContributorMemberModerator

      Have had the pleasure of trying the beta and I did not expect much once it landed on my doorstep. I was really wrong about that. It is fun challenge and I can understand why people spent some cents on it. Thank you very much Tom, Randr, Roth, 32a and Bord ! Sorry if you forgot someone.

      #130870
      The Loafer
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      @theloafer
      Member

      I love pitch bats, gotta try this one out.  Thanks to all contributors !

      #130871
      bord
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      @bord
      MembervipContributorModerator

      Looks really fun. Congrats, @armyaviation on another great project!

      #130872
      naeromagus
      Participant
      @naeromagus
      Member

      Thank you to all involved. Now I cannot wait to get home from work to try this out :yes:

      #130873
      randr
      Keymaster
      @randr
      ModeratorMember

      I hope people that have dof get a bell hooked up for this table(and other tables like fire!) but the bell sound effect is nice I stole it from jive time. Working on another table with a bell so people should look into adding a real one.

       

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      #130875
      outhere
      Moderator
      @outhere
      MemberContributorvipModerator

      :good: :good: The table makers hit another game out of the park.. :yahoo:   :yahoo:

      Nice job guys, Looks good seems to play nice

      The DOF is working great

      #130876
      giovanni1966
      Participant
      @giovanni1966
      Member

      A nice machine with very entertaining gameplay. Thank you all.

      #130878
      Schreibi34
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      @schreibi34
      Member

      For an old Catcher like me, this is friggin’ awesome!

      Thanks to all involved!! Can’t wait to try it out!!

      #130881
      Wildman
      Participant
      @wildman
      Member

      WoW I had this game for a short time about 6 years ago was going to rebuild it , It was in ruff shape only semi played.

      so this is going to be a treat to play it in its glory :yahoo:    THANK GUYS :good:

      #130888
      Onevox (PeteM)
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      @rooster
      Member

      My kids had so much fun on these but the beach arcade pulled them out cause they were hard to maintain. We’ll all enjoy playing this. Thanks for all the effort.

      #130897
      Bladeof
      Participant
      @bladeof
      Member

      Love the Pitch and Bat games. Thank You to all involved in bringing this table to VPX. Much Appreciated!

      #130900
      Sharkfin
      Participant
      @sharkfin

      Great fun!! Thanks.

      #130901
      rothbauerw
      Moderator
      @rothbauerw
      ModeratorContributorMembervip

      Thanks for taking the lead to get this table done.  Very fun game and the perfect 2 player game when you’re not in the mood for learning a complex ruleset!

      Current Project: Perpetual updates of VPX physics.

      1 user thanked author for this post.
      Tom
      #130902
      Jesperpark
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      @jesperpark
      Member

      Looks fantastic!!  Can’t wait to give this one a spin.  Thanks to everyone involved in the project :heart:

      #130928
      ashleyb
      Participant
      @ashleyb

      Thanks Tom, randr, 32assassin and Bord.  Great table and theme.  Can anyone recommend other tables with similar gameplay.   A nice variation on pinball.

      #130930
      randr
      Keymaster
      @randr
      ModeratorMember

      I like High Score Pool by @Borgdog very unique table just look through the downloads but not many non “pinball” type games in vpx yet. Lots of bowlers in vp9 from @rascal and are neat to play for a change once in a while too :good:

      https://vpinball.com/VPBdownloads/hi-score-pool-chicago-coin-1971/

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      Messing with the VPinball app and push notifications.
      So if you haven't downloaded app yet what are you waiting for!?
      for IOS and Android

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      1 user thanked author for this post.
      #130931
      ashleyb
      Participant
      @ashleyb

      Thanks randr, I’ll check that out.

      #131060
      Micronaut
      Participant
      @micronaut
      Member

      cool, :good:
      I like to kick the ball, because the target’s random is very well done, :wacko:
      very good work, :heart:

      thanks team  :bye:

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