Update On Spinal Tap Pinball From Distributor
Updated: Feb 28, 2022
A Homepin distributor recently published some additional details on its upcoming This is Spinal Tap pinball machine. The game is currently in production and the "will be shipping shortly on pre-order basis." After all of the pre-orders are fulfilled, the next available games will be in May 2022, sold on a first come, first serve basis.
According to the distributor Highway Games’ game-specific website, https://www.spinaltappinball.com/, the new game will be "packed with features including:
27 Inch backglass LCD monitor
Traditional DMD display
Stainless steel ramps
Quick-release steel metal Lockdown bar
Original Spinal Tap soundtracks
Cut video scenes from the original movie
Replica models of famous TAP guitars
Lifetime PCB support
It's interesting that the pin will have both an LCD and a DMD in the backbox. I don't recall ever seeing that on a pinball machine, other than a virtual one.
Below are a number of pictures of the game in production courtesy of Homepin’s Facebook page.