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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2010, 05:05:53 PM »
Anybody else think Ten Chances needs a new paint job?  The color scheme hasn't changed since the 70's.
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2010, 05:06:24 PM »
Ten Chances is getting a new paint job and who knows what else as we speak.
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2010, 05:43:17 PM »
@tpirfan28:  it's the "and who knows what else" part that has me concerned...
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2010, 07:23:52 PM »
While I don't think that 99% of the games looked particularly awful, I think maybe some updates wouldn't hurt some of them.  Even back in the 70s and 80s games got facelifts.  I just hope we don't get another case of butter yellow with watermelon accents.  Incidentally, Ten Chances' color scheme never bothered me.  What bothered me was how ugly the actual prop itself was.  To me it always looked like Tattletales had an illegitimate child with The Newlywed Game and The Price is Right adopted it.

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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2010, 07:54:35 PM »
Now or Then has needed an update for over a decade.

And the stucco look on Bonus Game looks bad, IMO. It worked when the walls were still stucco-y, but now that everything's smooth, it looks too rough.

That shade of green on Grand Game hasn't gone with the set for a while now, too.

@tpirfan28:  It's the "and who knows what else" part that has me concerned...

Fixed that for you.

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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2010, 07:58:30 PM »
You know, I just checked the video feeds on CBS.com...and Bonus Game looks cleaner in HD than it does in SD.

The paint looks fine in HD, but somebody looks off about the gold/bronze plating on top of the game in HD... seams, maybe?
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2010, 08:02:01 PM »
Now...or Then has needed an update for over a decade.

Fixed that for you.  Your turn.

As long as Ten Chances isn't all LCD monitors next time it shows up, I think I can live with any color changes they want to make.
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2010, 08:05:17 PM »
It would be a needless expense to replace all the cards on Ten Chances' board with monitors.

Another thing about Ten Chances that I should mention, I was watching the game once in Season 37, and at least in HD, you could clearly see a "skid mark" on the area the prize boxes slide in front of.
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2010, 08:07:16 PM »
Look for some more monitors to be added to some of the show's most popular game(s).
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #24 on: June 03, 2010, 08:08:24 PM »
... most popular game(s).

So, Plinko's getting one.

To be honest, I'm surprised they waited this long.
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #25 on: June 03, 2010, 08:09:51 PM »
That bit of information will no doubt open the gates of hell for some people.  I, on the other hand, don't have a problem with monitors as long as it's just to replace electronic displays and nothing more.  If they start replacing manual reveals or something like the price tags in Double Prices or even entire game pieces, then I might start to worry.

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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #26 on: June 03, 2010, 09:08:59 PM »
Let's not be a grammar nazi. We aren't looking for perfection.

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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #27 on: June 03, 2010, 09:11:52 PM »
Look for some more monitors to be added to some of the show's most popular game(s).

So now the question becomes (for John as well as anyone else who might have an inkling):  what are some of the most popular games?
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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #28 on: June 03, 2010, 09:17:40 PM »
Look for some more monitors to be added to some of the show's most popular game(s).

Well that really sucks. I guess I just have a hard time understanding why monitiors are better than light bulbs. Saying that they can't find parts or whatever is total BS.

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Re: Bonus Game getting Facelift for Season 39 (including other games)
« Reply #29 on: June 03, 2010, 09:40:39 PM »
Adding monitors to "most of the games" as John said, would probably only affect the read-outs of the particular game. 3 Strikes, Dice Game, and Pathfinder look like the only games where the number read-outs could be replaced by monitors. The only thing that would change for Plinko! would be the read-out for the amount won. I have doubts Plinko's going to become all electronic where you can't physically drop chips anymore. That would be really blow the fun of the game.

I could see games like Bonus, Card, Grand, Line Em Up, Race, Take Two, etc. all getting price displays like Temptation did.

The only huge change could go to Lucky Seven and that's if they want to make all the panels or doors into monitors to reveal each number.

Everyone seemed genuinely pleased with the changes to Most Expensive, Temptation, and Any Number (with the exception of where the numbers that are left to choose are). I think they'll be basic monitors with hopefully the same eggcrate or vein display on them. I just hope if 3 Strikes and Pathfinder get new monitors that their fonts stay because those two fonts are the best. We'll just have to wait and see when, and if, those changes take effect.
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