And the platform is still impressive even today. Alot of my children's friends are still amazed by the technology and the graphics 'projection' on to the playfield. 22 year old technology , not too shabby.!!! Best driver board toThe latest episode of Silverball Chronicles details the origins and development of the Pinball 2000 system, well worth a listen - https://thepinballnetwork555350716....onicles-ep-16-millennium-moment-pinball-2000/
Pinball was suffering in the late 1990’s. Home gaming consoles dominated households. In the decades that preceded the 90’s, people ate at home and went out for entertainment; society was changing. As a result, arcades suffered. Pinball needed something to jump-start sales. They needed to draw in a new video game that would engage youth. Pinball 2000 was the answer to that call.
Join Ron and Dave this month as they talk about how Pinball 2000 was created, Pat Lawlor and George Gomez vs. JPop, Pepper’s Ghost, Adam Rhine and animations, Neil NiCastro-Unmotivational Speaker, Lucas Films’ NDAs, Dave’s hatred for Jar Jar Binks, and how Jar Jar tanked, nearly killing pinball.