We need to get caught up on existing orders and also improve some of the designs on parts.
Therefore, we aren’t taking any new orders for Single Handed Controllers at this time.
I’ll update the site when this changes. I also want to create a PS4 version and have it ready by the holiday season.
Thanks for your interest and continued patience!
I will be on vacation from January 29th – February 21st.
Any single handed controller orders placed during this time will not be processed until I return.
If you do place an order during this time, please understand the ship date will not be until late February at the earliest, and more realistically early March.
Upon my return, orders and fulfillment will resume as usual.
Thanks to Christ Kraft we now have an easier way to update the America’s Most Haunted pinball machine. This coincides with the holiday release of code version #16!
Visit the AMH Code page to download the new files and give yourself the present of code!
I recently obtained one of the auctioned cartridges from the Atari Landfill dig and was able to get it working again with about 2 hours of work.
Read how I fixed it by clicking here!
I finally wrote up a “Making Of” history for our custom pinball machine “America’s Most Haunted” You can read the whole story and watch the embedded videos here.
America’s Most Haunted is currently in production and you can order one for yourself by visiting Spooky Pinball’s website. Enjoy!
We tested the latest code thoroughly at Pinball Expo 2014 and now it’s available for download.
Visit the Download Page
Enjoy! And don’t get too scared by those pesky ghosts!
I have not forgotten about everything asking for these. However I continue to be very busy. Hopefully once we get past our shop move there will be more time to address these before the holidays.
A PS3/PS4 version is not looking likely. Unfortunately those controllers use a type of silk screen circuit that is not easily hackable. We will also be looking into if the older Xbox 360 version is worth continuing, or if we should go next-gen only.
The main goal is doing whatever results in the most controllers being available. All emails are being collected into a folder so we can respond to you once ready – stay tuned!
Thanks everyone for the continued interest in these controllers! I do intend to build more in the near future, I just needed to take a break this summer (and by that I mean “only” work 1 full time job)
My goal is to resume selling them in September in time for the holiday season. A PS4 version may also be possible but the controller is a little harder to work it.
Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience!
I’m still working on this site and making improvements, thanks for your patience.
Did you know you can find every single one of our podcasts on this site? Click here, or use the drop-down MEDIA menu up at the top.
Some of the podcasts were done on video (thus, “video podcasts”) and I’ve embedded those on YouTube to save server space.
Not really debug anymore, just polishing stuff. You can open a serial terminal at 115200 baud on the USB programming jack to “talk” with the game. I’m beefing up what this can do, both for human-readable debugging, and using Bluetooth UART via a tablet or smartphone app.
- Improved command parser for serial.
- On serial terminal, added commands for servo control, SFX and music (see below)
- Added one-shot switch status return, so tablet app can control rate at which it monitors switch data.
- Improved main game titles, added vendor logos.
- Improved attract mode PRESS START graphic (always thought it looked crappy before)
————-SERIAL MONITOR COMMAND LIST————-
[E99000] Get current switch state, raw data (2 bytes dedicated, 8 bytes matrix)
[E98000] Toggle serial stream of human-readable switch data
[E97000] Disable Ball Search (useful for testing)
[E97001] Enable Ball Search (default)
[F00ABC] Play sound effect ABC
[F00ZXX] Play music file XX (music files always in _DZ folder)
[F00Z00] Stop music
[V00ABC] Play video file ABC
[SXXzzz] Set servo XX (0-4) to ZZZ Degrees (Only set if you know proper values!)”
[MXXzzz] Activate Coil XX (0-23) for ZZZ Microseconds (0-250)
[LXXzzz] Set light XX (0-63) to ZZZ brightness (0-7)
[L99000] Disable light attract mode
[L99001] Enable light attract mode