Choosing a Theme

Before starting to devise mechanisms for the pinball machine it was important to choose/create a theme that would give the pinball a unique selling point and an opportunity to devise sounds and lights specific to the theme. 


Commercial themes are very common in pinball machines such as Marvel Superheroes, however a theme defined by the use of lighting and interaction became the start point for the machine. Tron was the initial inspiration with the trail of light left behind the light cycles. Images that follow show different uses of light and an electronic futuristic style.