Slash / He’s a Pinball Wizard who plays the silver ball
6 October 2020
Avid pinball fan Slash has teamed up with Jersey Jack Pinball to produce the Guns ‘N’ Roses ‘Not In This Lifetime’ pinball game.
Slash told us: “It’s been a very fulfilling experience working with Jersey Jack on the new GNR Not in This Lifetime pinball machine.
“Jersey Jack pinball games are some of the most unique and beautiful pins ever made and I am honoured to have been able to work with their brilliant team to design one of the most original and exciting Rock ‘N’ roll Pins ever produced.”
Not just a marketing tie-up, Slash designed specific game plays and actions, recorded guitar riffs, music, voice, and video for the new game as well as four unique guitar features for four playable modes in the game.
Jersey Jack Pinball designer Eric Meunier told us: “To have this type of design work and participation from the game’s namesake creating the actual pinball game, has never, ever, been done before in the industry.”
The game features innovative new technology, design and sound. Featuring live performance from their ‘Not In The Lifetime’ tour, with 21 full-length studio master tracks, blasted out in a 120 Watt, 2.1 stereo sound system.
It takes around $1.5 million to complete the whole project and you can see a trailer below.
The game is available in standard, limited and collectors editions, with the latter limited to 500 units and signed by Axel, Slash and Duff.
The game is designed around playing through the Guns N’ Roses entire 21-song setlist with a concert stage and moving spotlights.
1 Full-Length Studio Master Recordings of Guns N’ Roses songs are featured.
Players need to get fans to cheer and get more Pyrotechnics.
All video assets for the game are used in the actual Guns N’ Roses live concert.
Exclusive Original Pinball Music created and performed by Slash.
Exclusive Original Instrumentation and Sound Effect Recordings performed by Slash, Duff McKagan, and Richard Fortus.
Game Narration by Duff McKagan and Melissa Reese.
Additional Voice Recording by Axl Rose, Slash, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, Dizzy Reed and GNR announcer MC Bob.
Direction-sensing Spinning Platinum Record.
Sculptures: Slash’s Iconic Top Hat, Screaming Axl Rose, Concert Speaker Stack.
Original Hand-Drawn, digitally printed Playfield, Cabinet, and Backglass Artwork.
Two Guitar Pick-shaped RGB Lit Spinners
120-Watt 2.1 Stereo Sound System.
Live Footage and Concert Screen Animations from the Not In This Lifetime World Tour
Showcased on the 27” Backbox Display.
7” Stage Display Showcasing Game Rules and Animations.
30 RGB GNR Hexagonal Stage Lighting
All 21 Concert Songs playable as Multiball
5 Additional Unique Mutliball Modes
Timed Play option for every song.
Jukebox Attract Mode Option.
Bluetooth Headphone and WIFI Connectivity.
New Jersey Jack Pinball Hotrails -Illuminable Non-Destructively Mountable Side Rails.
Selectable Content Settings: Family Friendly (default), Adult-Adds explicit songs, video content, and voice work.
Drumstick Ramp: Two Real Frank Ferrer Thunderchucker Vater Drumsticks inside game.
75+ Mini-insert LED’s for World Map and Music Notes.
Not In This Lifetime Final Wizard Mode and much more.