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Welcome to VPForums



Welcome to VPForums.org!

VPForums.org is a friendly gaming community site dedicated to the preservation of pinball through software simulation.
Our aim is to provide a lot of fun and games, all in a social and relaxed atmosphere.

Here, you will find a huge selection of Visual Pinball 8, Visual Pinball 9, and Future Pinball table downloads to play on your desktop PC, as well as,
hundreds of cabinet tables you can play on a virtual pinball cabinet. All created by our community's talented table authors.

You'll also find a number of tutorials, design resources, interviews with Pinball Legends and table authors, and much more!
So, don't be shy, introduce yourself, search for an answer to any related questions you may have, or post your question, if you can't find the answer.

If you are new to the Virtual Pinball scene altogether, please refer to the Visual Pinball Installation Guide, or download Future Pinball.
Both are great programs that no true pinhead should be without!


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Unit3D Pinball - Alpha

20 Feb 2014

Posted By BilboX in Unit3D News
Hi guys!
 
The French Pinball Team is proud to anounce the release of the Alpha version of Unit3D Pinball !
And, to celebrate, we are also proud to annouce the website opening:
 
Download the software from the "Download/Software" menu.
Don't forget to update the vpinmame.dll (Follow the procedure described in the doc on Documentation/UserDoc).
 
In "Download/Tables", you can download the currently available tables (still in development):
 
- Black Knight 2000 (Updated)
- Class of 1812 (NEW !!!)
- Dr Dude (Updated)
- Indana Jones Pinball Adventure (NEW, early state)
- Scared Stiff (NEW, early state)
- The Addams Family (Updated)
 
Also note that one major feature is the unlocked of FPT import: YOU CAN TRY MAKING YOUR OWN TABLE WITH THE NEW EDITOR!!!! (More informations on Documentation/Editor Doc).
 
 
Important Notes:
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- WE STILL ARE SHORT OF ~1100$ TO BUY 2 LICENCES OF UNIT3D PINBALL TO CONTINUE DEVELOPMENT ;)...
- HUGE THANKS TO THOSE WHO ALREADY HELPED US GOIND SO FAR ON THIS PROJECT !!!
 
 
Here is the full changelog:
 
 
Unit3D Pinball Alpha:
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* Major Features (Player)
 - FPT import unlocked
 - Asymetric frustrum for better cab visual quality (thanks to ravarcade for his help on this)
 - Launching resolution window removed (fullscreen resolution now in combobox in options menu)
 - Joystick plugin to use Direct Input
 - Camera Editor: Let you configure your cameras for all tables or specific tables
 - Cab player position adjustable
 - Overall Physics Optimization
 - Corrected crazy spin (was friction less for spin)
 
* Major Features (Editor - post FPT editor)
 - Table Explorer:
   > Scene tree View
   > Transform Editor (Translate/Rotate/Scale using gizmo or text boxes)
   > Material Editor : change shaders propriety
   > Collider physics Editor: Change some physics propriety like Bounciness and Friction
 - Curves Editor: Fine tuning of different game aspect, like flippers behaviours
 - Physics Tuner: Realtime global physics TESTING (not saved)
 - Memory monitor: Usefull tool to detect memory leaks while scripting
 - Slot Explorer: see in real-time rom slots activation (Lamps/Solenoids/GIs/Switches)
 - Debug shot: Used to send balls in realtime (like IRL)to test while scripting
 
* Minor Features 
 - Main menu key ("Esc" by default) is now customisable
 - Configuration file can now be chosed by command line
 - Better GUI Events handling
 - Debug verbosity: avoid huge log/performance hit when playing
 - Group boxes state (opened/closed) of options menu is now saved
 - New option to hide gameroom
 - Slider values are now displayed in options menu
 - In multiscreen, GUI is now displayed on the screen where the mouse is located
 - Script details when loading
 - Debug texture on ball as Option
 - Scripts loading informations
 - Cabinet mesh hidden in cab mode
 - Flipping (vertical and horizontal) added to additional DMD
 - DirectQuit button ("End" key by default)
 
* Bugs
 - Clipped Flipper sound bug corrected
 - RealFullscreen starting bug corrected
 - Useless Post effect antialiasing removed
 - "X" key for debug curves disabled
 - Cab options were not saved
 - Extractor bug on XP corrected
 - TimeScale hidden on HUDFPS
 - Mainlight "steppy" bug corrected
 - Shader glitches bug fixed
 - Graphics hidden until table loading is finished
 
Waiting for a new dedicated section on this forum, you can make bug reports and suggestions in this thread...
 
PS: I am building mini cab with Force Feedback so DOF support has been moved up on priority list ;)...
 
HAVE FUN!
:bar3:  :bar5:  :bar2:

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New Unit3D Forum Section!

16 Mar 2014

Posted By Noah Fentz in Site News & Announcements

Hi Everyone,

 

I just wanted to let you all know there is a new Unit3D section for news, discussion, releases, bug reports, etc.

 

New topics and posts will display in the Future Pinball section of the Homepage. So, if you find yourself looking for news and updates, look there!

 

Any topics you know of that should be moved to the new section, please link.

 

Thank you.

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VIP Class of 2013

25 Dec 2013

Posted By Noah Fentz in Site News & Announcements
Each year, we induct a number of members into the VIP fold for their contributions to our great community. It may come in the form of table uploads, resources, providing support, great attitude, and many other factors.

This year, I'm proud to induct the following members for their fine contributions ...
 
  • tipoto
  • Teppotee
  • Dozer316
  • mfuegemann
  • ICPjuggla
  • oldskoolgamer
  • Shadowsclassic
  • Aaron James
  • DnaDisturber
  • Swisslizard
  • tspeirs
  • Piggei
  • R-DuB
  • Teamtechnic
  • darquayle
  • 32assassin
  • mark1
  • vpfmike42
  • open6l
  • Fulltilt
Congratulations, guys and THANK YOU for making our community better than ever!

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Note: If you feel you've been overlooked or notice someone not on the list you feel should be, please do not get upset. PM me, and we can discuss it and add more!

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