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UPDATE: I have added a Simpson's Fan Game to try. I tweaked the controls and eliminated the ball jiggle and gave the ball some grit for more finite aim control.

I am working on a mobile version and the editor is still a work in progress.

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Leaderboards now go to separate games

Left and Right Arrow Keys Control Flippers or Left Shift and Control Keys
Down Arrow Key Sends the Ball
S Key or Click on Start button Restarts Game
ENTER key to save score to leader board when Game Over

Space Bar Bumps pinball Machine Up.
C Key Bumps it Left
M Key Bumps it right

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Rank User Date Score
1st Kaikea 5 previous attempts Wednesday, January 11, 2017 975827.136122902 minutes ago 173,860
2nd shantanuaryan67 First attempt! Sunday, January 08, 2017 980239.143622902 minutes ago 161,380
3rd Guest First attempt! Thursday, January 05, 2017 984361.408506235 minutes ago 60,300
4th lamar 5 previous attempts Thursday, January 05, 2017 984400.168622902 minutes ago 41,340
5th Guest First attempt! Wednesday, January 11, 2017 976318.519839568 minutes ago 35,620
6th Guest First attempt! Monday, January 09, 2017 978515.060339568 minutes ago 26,360
7th KoolEcky 8 previous attempts Tuesday, January 10, 2017 977220.726339568 minutes ago 25,760
8th Guest 9 previous attempts Friday, January 06, 2017 983978.860006235 minutes ago 20,160
9th Guest First attempt! Thursday, January 05, 2017 984365.047222902 minutes ago 18,940
10th xTar0x 2 previous attempts Monday, January 09, 2017 978299.490026237 minutes ago 18,260
11th Guest First attempt! Monday, January 09, 2017 978746.956026237 minutes ago 14,500
12th Guest 2 previous attempts Friday, January 06, 2017 983073.04830957 minutes ago 13,200
13th Guest First attempt! Tuesday, January 10, 2017 977372.03280957 minutes ago 12,690
14th Guest 5 previous attempts Thursday, January 05, 2017 984463.953476237 minutes ago 9,440
15th harrio 2 previous attempts Thursday, January 05, 2017 985126.587262903 minutes ago 8,080
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Pinball Sandbox Demo

Version 1.0.0.0

by lamar
First published on 27th December, 2016

UPDATE: New mobile ready Magnetron Pinbal Game here:

Try my new Mobile Ready pinball game:

https://www.scirra.com/arcade/strategy-games/magnetron-pinball-mobile-enabled-14745

Still a few bugs in new layout scoring I will work on.

Press blue MENU key to see all new playfields available.

Leaderboards now go to separate games

Left and Right Arrow Keys Control Flippers or Left Shift and Control Keys
Down Arrow Key Sends the Ball
S Key or Click on Start button Restarts Game
ENTER key to save score to leader board when Game Over

Space Bar Bumps pinball Machine Up.
C Key Bumps it Left
M Key Bumps it right

NOTE: If you are not seeing the new version clear your browser cache. If Game freezes close any other browser tabs that may be slowing down speed. Play in full screen for best effect.

Plays Stats

8,729 total plays

7,438 guest plays

1,291 Scirra member plays

Users Stats

3,678 unique players

3,171 unique guests

507 Scirra members

Last Updated

Game stats last updated 0.00520001 minutes ago

Time Stats

5 days 15 hours total play time

2 minutes 2 seconds average play length

Leaderboard Stats

4 leaderboards

1,083 scores submitted

~56 Ranked Scirra members

~292 Ranked guest players

Active Users

12 highest number of simultaneous players

Thursday, January 05, 2017

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Version History

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Date
Update Version 1.0.0.0 19th January, 2017 About 964538.253639572 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 19th January, 2017 About 964549.181306238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 19th January, 2017 About 964608.474522905 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 11th January, 2017 About 975779.310589572 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 5th January, 2017 About 984430.680189572 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 4th January, 2017 About 985868.337856238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 4th January, 2017 About 985913.458856238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 4th January, 2017 About 986767.494306238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 3rd January, 2017 About 988234.052639572 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 2nd January, 2017 About 988353.334589572 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 30th December, 2016 About 992754.819756238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 30th December, 2016 About 992797.278856238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 30th December, 2016 About 992815.873806238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 30th December, 2016 About 993134.544972905 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 30th December, 2016 About 993144.244806238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 30th December, 2016 About 993154.745139572 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 30th December, 2016 About 993974.345356238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 29th December, 2016 About 994282.918306238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 29th December, 2016 About 995438.941422905 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 29th December, 2016 About 995470.325856238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 28th December, 2016 About 995531.099922905 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 28th December, 2016 About 995756.117806238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 28th December, 2016 About 996840.873522905 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 27th December, 2016 About 997208.044306238 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0.0 27th December, 2016 About 997214.145256238 minutes ago
Initial release Version 1.0.0.0 27th December, 2016 About 997601.810356238 minutes ago

Comments

  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 4

    I fixed the flipper issues I hope!

    Now to make the plunger work so it is accurate and controls the ball speed like in the real pinball.

    UPDATE: Flipper issues fixed and variable speed ball plunger now installed. Use the red dot and you can lay the ball in slow and gentle or hard and fast. Also fixed targets and added a kicker hole for an extra ball.

    I fixed the flipper issues I hope! Now to make the plunger work so it is accurate and controls the ball speed like in the real pinball. UPDATE: Flipper issues fixed and variable speed ball plunger now installed. Use the red dot and you can lay the ball in slow and gentle or hard and fast. Also fixed targets and added a kicker hole for an extra ball.
    Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 9:23 PM. 1 edit (last edit Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 3:06 AM).
  • gamecorpstudio 48.1K rep 3

    very well made tempalte, however the C2 physics is not going to be accurate no matter the collision boxes designed or other, it is something related to the angular damping and linear damping that makes the angle of ball movement instead of taking a slowly same angular movement decrease to a straight line which causes a lot of issues. i might submit a bug report on this, cause it doesn't react normal. till then any physics template/game wont be as accurate as we expect.
    P.S physics step iteration is also weirdly working, which causes the ball to pass trough at high speeds(higher then 50px)

    very well made tempalte, however the C2 physics is not going to be accurate no matter the collision boxes designed or other, it is something related to the angular damping and linear damping that makes the angle of ball movement instead of taking a slowly same angular movement decrease to a straight line which causes a lot of issues. i might submit a bug report on this, cause it doesn't react normal. till then any physics template/game wont be as accurate as we expect. P.S physics step iteration is also weirdly working, which causes the ball to pass trough at high speeds(higher then 50px)
    Posted Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 4:38 AM.
  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 4
    Quoted from gamecorpstudio

    very well made tempalte,

    Thanks! I fixed that problem by adding in the Angular Velocity to the events. That slows down the flipper just enough to recognize collisions. Also add a slight Elasticity to objects that throw the ball at a direct angle at the flippers helps with collision detection.

    Physics on a computer is never going to be exactly as it is in real life because the computer is busy off thinking about many things to do and that is not necessary in real life but I think I came dang close with this game.

    [quote=gamecorpstudio] very well made tempalte, [/quote] Thanks! I fixed that problem by adding in the Angular Velocity to the events. That slows down the flipper just enough to recognize collisions. Also add a slight Elasticity to objects that throw the ball at a direct angle at the flippers helps with collision detection. Physics on a computer is never going to be exactly as it is in real life because the computer is busy off thinking about many things to do and that is not necessary in real life but I think I came dang close with this game.
    Posted Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 5:39 AM.
  • 29041982 5.6K rep 4

    This is very nice.. remebering Pinbal nes.. amazing work dude!

    This is very nice.. remebering Pinbal nes.. amazing work dude!
    Posted Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 1:04 PM.
  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 4
    Quoted from 29041982

    This is very nice.. remebering Pinbal nes.. amazing work dude!

    Thanks friend! This is just a rough draft- wait until you see the next version.

    Bookmark the game so you can come back and see the progress to finished game.

    [quote=29041982] This is very nice.. remebering Pinbal nes.. amazing work dude! [/quote] Thanks friend! This is just a rough draft- wait until you see the next version. Bookmark the game so you can come back and see the progress to finished game.
    Posted Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 5:51 PM.
  • 29041982 5.6K rep 3

    Is capx will available? :)

    Is capx will available? :)
    Posted Friday, December 30, 2016 at 4:22 PM.
  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 3
    Quoted from 29041982

    Is capx will available? :)

    No CAPX available. I am creating an on screen pinball sandbox designer.

    [quote=29041982] Is capx will available? :) [/quote] No CAPX available. I am creating an on screen pinball sandbox designer.
    Posted Friday, December 30, 2016 at 5:36 PM.
  • KoolEcky 16.3K rep 3

    This is a good attempt at making a Pinball game. There is need for re-evaluations of the methodologies used to improve the collisions between ball and flippers especially. Admitted that digital collisions cannot match the real world physics, at least at this stage, @lamar keep going with your project.

    This is a good attempt at making a Pinball game. There is need for re-evaluations of the methodologies used to improve the collisions between ball and flippers especially. Admitted that digital collisions cannot match the real world physics, at least at this stage, @lamar keep going with your project.
    Posted Monday, January 02, 2017 at 3:55 PM.
  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 3
    Quoted from KoolEcky

    This is a good attempt at making a Pinball game. There is need for re-evaluations of the methodologies used to improve the collisions between ball and flippers especially. Admitted that digital collisions cannot match the real world physics, at least at this stage, @lamar keep going with your project.

    Thanks- it is a work in progress and I am tweaking flippers and ball movement to get even more real action. If the computer reacted in real time to each event it wouldn't be a problem lol!

    [quote=KoolEcky] This is a good attempt at making a Pinball game. There is need for re-evaluations of the methodologies used to improve the collisions between ball and flippers especially. Admitted that digital collisions cannot match the real world physics, at least at this stage, @lamar keep going with your project. [/quote] Thanks- it is a work in progress and I am tweaking flippers and ball movement to get even more real action. If the computer reacted in real time to each event it wouldn't be a problem lol!
    Posted Monday, January 02, 2017 at 4:00 PM.
  • gamecorpstudio 48.1K rep 4

    i love it man! looks much better! great job so far!:D

    i love it man! looks much better! great job so far!:D
    Posted Tuesday, January 03, 2017 at 1:31 AM.
  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 3
    Quoted from gamecorpstudio

    i love it man! looks much better! great job so far!:D

    Thank you!

    I am still working on the editor and adding new assets and working on bugs. This is a work in progress and just to demonstrate the physics and get feedback.

    UPDATE: I tweaked the flippers to end slip through and fixed ball count. I THINK I finally got the flipper physics solved. You can balance that ball on the end of the flipper now lol!

    Added a bonus target and bonus of 10K if you can hit the ball kicker at the top of the ramp while arrow is flashing. That is a tough shot!

    [quote=gamecorpstudio] i love it man! looks much better! great job so far!:D [/quote] Thank you! I am still working on the editor and adding new assets and working on bugs. This is a work in progress and just to demonstrate the physics and get feedback. UPDATE: I tweaked the flippers to end slip through and fixed ball count. I THINK I finally got the flipper physics solved. You can balance that ball on the end of the flipper now lol! Added a bonus target and bonus of 10K if you can hit the ball kicker at the top of the ramp while arrow is flashing. That is a tough shot!
    Posted Tuesday, January 03, 2017 at 1:51 AM. 2 edits (last edit Thursday, January 05, 2017 at 5:05 PM).
  • shantanuaryan67 339 rep 3

    heey check out my score!!!

    heey check out my score!!!
    Posted Sunday, January 08, 2017 at 2:47 PM.
  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 3
    Quoted from shantanuaryan67

    heey check out my score!!!

    Yup- when you set up your own pinball layout you can get those high scores lol! I will be fixing that in the next update.

    Thanks for playing and bookmark the game so you can follow along as I progress.

    [quote=shantanuaryan67] heey check out my score!!! [/quote] Yup- when you set up your own pinball layout you can get those high scores lol! I will be fixing that in the next update. Thanks for playing and bookmark the game so you can follow along as I progress.
    Posted Sunday, January 08, 2017 at 3:14 PM.
  • KoolEcky 16.3K rep 2

    @lamar. I'm not always able to hit the ball with the plunger successfully. Not sure if it's a collision polygon problem or not. Maybe, you can solve that in your next update. Enjoying and loving it.

    @lamar. I'm not always able to hit the ball with the plunger successfully. Not sure if it's a collision polygon problem or not. Maybe, you can solve that in your next update. Enjoying and loving it.
    Posted Sunday, January 08, 2017 at 4:06 PM.
  • Game Author
    lamar 35K rep 3
    Quoted from KoolEcky

    @lamar. I'm not always able to hit the ball with the plunger successfully. Not sure if it's a collision polygon problem or not. Maybe, you can solve that in your next update. Enjoying and loving it.

    Thanks- The plunger only works when a ball is in position to be sent. It is variable speed so you need to pull back to increase ball speed. The red laser dot indicates speed. I will look at it.

    I have a new Bonus Bowling game I am also working on that is lots of fun:

    https://www.scirra.com/arcade/sports-games/bowling-bonus-demo-14243

    [quote=KoolEcky] @lamar. I'm not always able to hit the ball with the plunger successfully. Not sure if it's a collision polygon problem or not. Maybe, you can solve that in your next update. Enjoying and loving it. [/quote] Thanks- The plunger only works when a ball is in position to be sent. It is variable speed so you need to pull back to increase ball speed. The red laser dot indicates speed. I will look at it. I have a new Bonus Bowling game I am also working on that is lots of fun: https://www.scirra.com/arcade/sports-games/bowling-bonus-demo-14243
    Posted Sunday, January 08, 2017 at 4:35 PM. 1 edit (last edit Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:33 AM).

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