Have A Pinball Machine, Man

Shop Notes 13 June 2017 | Comments Off on Have A Pinball Machine, Man

We just finished a full shop job on The Simpsons Pinball Party. This is a really fun game, especially for fans of the show. Check it out!

Stern came out with The Simpsons Pinball Party in 2003, and went on to produce around 4,000 machines. (IPDB)

Stern came out with The Simpsons Pinball Party in 2003, and went on to produce around 4,000 machines. (IPDB)

It’s based, of course, on the TV cartoon, which is in its 29th season now, with more than 615 episodes to its name. (IMDB)

It’s based, of course, on the TV cartoon, which is in its 29th season now, with more than 615 episodes to its name. (IMDB)

The game is well-regarded among fans and pinball enthusiasts alike, and it’s usually pretty well-played, too.

The game is well-regarded among fans and pinball enthusiasts alike, thanks to its awesome theme, great toys, and fun game-play.

Interesting note on this game: All the voice work was by Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, and Hank Azaria, custom recorded for the game. Cabinet and backglass art was created by Simpsons’ guru Matt Groening’s team.

Interesting note on this game: All the voice work was by Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, and Hank Azaria, custom recorded for the game. Cabinet and backglass art was created by Simpsons’ guru Matt Groening’s team.

We gave this game a full shop job, pulling everything off the playfield to be polished, washed, tumbled, buffed, or otherwise cleaned.

We gave this game a full shop job, pulling everything off the playfield to be polished, washed, tumbled, buffed, or otherwise cleaned.

We installed Cointaker LEDs throughout the game.

We installed Cointaker LEDs throughout the game.

Here’s another special touch we like to add to this game: A green LED to make the nuclear towers glow that special shade of radioactive.

Here’s another special touch we like to add to this game: A green LED to make the nuclear towers glow that special shade of radioactive. Enjoy the game, Joe!

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