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  • #159214
    agentEighty6
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    @zigbane

    Strange Science is a pinball machine from 1986 and manufactured by Bally Manufacturing Co.

    This is a great table with crazy sounds, bright lights, and a five ball multiball mode!

    This started out as a solo project but thankfully it turned

    into a joint effort to also include invaluable talents of BrandonLaw and bord.

    We're very happy with how it turned out and hope you all enjoy it!

     

    Big thank you to the following people for making this happen:

    destruk : For being able to freely use the original table design from VP V9

    BrandonLaw : Invaluable contributor of table resources, improvements, and beta testing

    bord : Creator of those awesome primitives (because i can only use Blender to build ramps!)

    jturner : LOTS of tear down / reference pics i found in Flickr

    nFozzy, flupper, ninuzzu - newer VPX subroutines and techniques

    bigus1 : Playtesting and improvements

    Anyone I may have forgotten. Please let me know and I'll add yo

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    #159216
    BrandonLaw
    Participant
    @brandonlaw
    Member

    I am so glad this table was on Zigbane’s plate!  As someone who owns the real table, it’s dear to my heart and just a treat to play.  Please give this table some time as it’s not a hard table to play, but incredibly rewarding.  Always something to chase!  The real life table is obnoxious with how loud and bright it is with it’s (one of only a few ever) 120v neon topper.  Just a hoot to play.  I really hope the community enjoys it and I cannot thank Zig and the team enough for this amazing contribution!

    "Fuck this game. I love it."

    • This reply was modified 2 months, 1 week ago by BrandonLaw.
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    #159219
    BorgDog
    Participant
    @borgdog
    MemberContributorvip

    Looks great, I’ll have to get it on the cabinet to really test it out.

    I do have to ask, and the same goes for D&D as well, why do you have the table rails in the DT background image?  it looks fine until someone (like me) changes the POV for the desktop, and then you have weird floating wing rails and black space between the rails and the cabinet walls, the background image needs to be extended behind the table of your view to allow for people that may like other views, and side rails should be on the table not the backdrop so they move with the desktop pov   thanks.

    #159220
    Pinbolt
    Participant
    @pinbolt
    Member

    Looks fantastic. Thank you and all the involved.

    #159222
    DeathInc
    Participant
    @deathincclan
    Member

    Thank you to all involved.  It looks great. Keep up the great work.  Love this shit.

    #159233
    bord
    Participant
    @bord
    MembervipContributor

    I had the  fortunate position of sitting back and watching @zigbane and @brandonlaw work on this project. Nothing but positivity and hard work behind the scenes. Really a pleasure to be a part of.  Thanks guys!

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    #159236
    agentEighty6
    Participant
    @zigbane

    @borgdog, that was thought of at the last minute but wanted to get this out.  I’ll surely have an update in the future and I’ll add that.

    #159255
    legin
    Participant
    @legin

    Nice work. I like the added touch when you hit the magna save buttons.  It also has unusual out lanes.  Nice to see different tables like this.  Keep up the good work

    #159272
    Genesis38
    Participant
    @genesis38
    Member

    Awesome job and fun table to play. I love the flipper sound a lot!! Very satisfying.

    #159280
    tmpc
    Participant
    @tmpc

    This is just awsome, thank you so much.

    #159281
    TNT2
    Participant
    @tnt2
    Member

    Wow. This was pretty radical table design from Bally in the mid ’80s.

    #159283
    randr
    Keymaster
    @randr
    ModeratorMember

    Wow! Great table! I used to play this at a bowling alley back in the day. Will be adding to my growing list of tables to install soon. Thanks for sharing it really does look nice.

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    #159290
    ridlar
    Participant
    @ridlar

    Really great!  Already played it a bunch of times…LOVE IT!

    Thanks for everything you do!

    #159304
    sheltemke
    Participant
    @sheltemke
    Member

    Thank you so much! :yes:

    #159308
    Zedixair
    Participant
    @zedixair
    Member

    Thank you to the whole team of authors ! :good: :good: :good:

    #159312
    Numiah
    Participant
    @numiah

    Thanks a gazillion.
    I used to own this table and it was in really good condition, topper included.
    I regretted parting from this table 6 years ago ever since. Especially when prices went sky high afterwards.

    Thank you for this table, she will get a good digital home ;)

    #159313
    STAT
    Participant
    @stefanaustria
    MemberContributor

    Thank you again @zigbane , great Release – sorry i wasn’t here at Day One, a shame because you did a great Work here again ! I am a Little busy atm. with another Arcade Cab Build :whistle:

    Thanks also to BrandonLaw and bord and all the other Guys … :good:

    There is also a German Rom available: https://www.vpforums.org/index.php?app=downloads&showfile=6523

    Best with Wildman’s latest BG: http://vpuniverse.com/forums/files/file/2167-strange-sciencebally-1986

    Oh and i had Troubles with FS View on my Cab, here is an optimized FS POV ..

    Let’s Play :-)

    IMG_20200119_105208

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    #159318
    Thalamus
    Moderator
    @thalamus
    ContributorMemberModerator

    Thank you very much@zigbane, @brandonlaw, @bord, @jtuner and the rest of you for this really surprising well made table. I thoroughly enjoyed playing it just now and looking forward to get back home to play it even more. Games like this, and D&D, will very soon force me into fixing my left magna save. :good:

     

    #159319
    BrandonLaw
    Participant
    @brandonlaw
    Member

    The ‘auto’ powersave is there just for you, @Thalamus ;-)

    "Fuck this game. I love it."

    • This reply was modified 2 months, 1 week ago by BrandonLaw.
    #159337
    marie
    Participant
    @marie
    Member

    Thanks all! Never played this one irl, but it is lot’s of fun! Will definitely get a lot of playing time :rose:

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