NEWS : JERSEY JACK REVEALS WILLY WONKA COLLECTORS EDITION PINBALL
Jersey Jack Pinball is thrilled to reveal the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory™ Collectors Edition pinball machine in its entirety. CE Production is slated to begin next month! We thank you for your patience; we are confident that this game will definitely be worth the wait. You will have the opportunity to see and play the CE in our booth at Pinball Expo in Wheeling, IL later this week! We hope to see you there.
This highly-anticipated model is packed with exclusive features and extras that will have pinball fans saying “I want it now”! This pinball masterpiece was designed by the legendary Pat Lawlor, designer of Dialed In!, Twilight Zone, and over a dozen other classic games, including the best-selling pinball machine in history, The Addams Family.
“Willy Wonka is for me, a watershed game for a lot of reasons,” said Lawlor, in an interview with Special When Lit Pinball Podcast. “This game is probably right now the pinnacle of what you can create in the 21st century as a pinball machine… this game is going to show everyone how deep the pinball world can still go.”
The Collectors Edition model features a beautiful Candy Red cabinet, legs and wireforms, exclusive playfield artwork with sparkle, exclusive cabinet artwork and mirrored backglass, mirrored topper with multi-colored RGB LED lights, cabinet LED glow package, Everlasting Gobstopper™ shooter knob, numbered brass plaque, RAD-Cals, side interior cabinet artwork, laser-cut rule card, and signatures from three of the movie’s original cast members: Peter Ostrum (Charlie Bucket), Paris Themmen (Mike Teavee), and Julie Dawn Cole (Veruca Salt), and Jack Guarnieri, Pat Lawlor and John Youssi. The game will also feature custom speech by Julie Dawn Cole.
The Collectors Edition model also includes four flippers, six balls, a captive ball, seven magnets, Wonkavator™ Super Ball Lock, spinning Everlasting Gobstopper™, Red Most Secret Machine™, Oompa Loompa™ camera sculpture, 7” Wonkavision™ LCD, a 27” HD LCD screen with interactive 3D animations, and candy-colored LED light shows.
Gameplay features four multiballs, collecting Wonka Bars™, spelling Scrumdiddlyumptious™, touring Wonka’s Factory™, and a host of other goodies to lead you down the chocolate river to three wizard modes, including Pure Imagination™. Scenes and dialogue from the original 1971 film directed by Mel Stuart, starring Gene Wilder, are showcased bringing this exciting theme to life.