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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
 Post Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:31 pm 
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Ready Player One
Book 9/10
Movie 7/10

if you don't read book movie probably will seem better..


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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
 Post Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:54 am 
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I haven't read the book and the kids and I found it quite entertaining.
Some problems with the scenario (like any blockbuster) but a lot - maybe too much - fan service for both kids and father ;)

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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
 Post Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:40 am 
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Spoiler Alert****

In the book our hero had to conquer pac man , joust and Tempest
and also solve several ancient text based maze, adventure games in order to succeed at various points throughout the story. None of this was in the movie....I guess it would be boring in a movie?

He had to travel to remote worlds within the oasis and gain points. Some worlds were designated PVP(player versus player) where your avatar could die and you would lose all of the avatars powers etc.. this added tension to story which was sorely lacking in the movie

All the good guys actually were fighting against each other right until the end in the book...in the movie they were all one clan...which stole most of the drama.

The characters in the book didn't meet each other in real life until the end of the story which added to the anticipation, where as in the movie, they all met early on.

Ogg had a trivial role only in the movie

Solving the riddles was much more elaborate in the book , whereas the movie puzzles
were to simple and solved almost accidentally.

The book had the characters enter into real time movie reenactments of "War Games" and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail". The one they chose was cool...but "Holy Grail" would have been more
appropriate as the movie is about finding a "holy Grail" Easter Egg. But I guess people might find it cheesy or something.


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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
 Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:42 pm 
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Dear George,

I have Addams Family ULTIMATE 1.10", but doesn’t run fine with 2.7 Physics.
Problems on multiball and with “eléctric Chair”. Do you have any suggestion?

Thanks a lot


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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
 Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:25 pm 
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What sort of problems? I haven't been experiencing any problems with it at all. It is fairly demanding on resources.

George


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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
 Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:47 pm 
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When I run the table with Zed 1.1 I have no problem but when I run with Physics 2.7 the ball has no able ( in multiball) to go out of the right hole. On the electric chair sometimes "the fetidos toy" not disapear and wait "floating". I am running in VR (HTC Vive) with a MSI with a NVIDIA GTX1070.

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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
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I think you may have a better graphics card than I have. I don't think it is the problem.

I checked and am using the unaltered Physics 2.7 file on Addams Family ULTIMATE 1.10. You might check the strength setting of "kicker2" that is on Layer 2 (turn the other layers off to see it). I have it set to 2 ticks above minimum. If yours is set there, you might try increasing it by 1 tick.

Festus has a complicated rule set that makes him operate. I'm not really sure what drives it but I suspect is is working but just not as you think it should.

George


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Thanks a lot .


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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
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Dear George,

Problem solved. I come back to Physics 2.7 and 2 ticks increase in Kicker2 and it works fantastic. Addams Family in VR with HTC and a "Cabinet for VR" (pinsim VR) is wonderful. Thanks again for your job.


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 Post subject: Re: A List of the Best Solid State Tables and How I Changed
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I added a comment on the first posting to increase the kicker strength.

George


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