JP5198042B2 - Game machine - Google Patents

Game machine Download PDF

Info

Publication number
JP5198042B2
JP5198042B2 JP2007306512A JP2007306512A JP5198042B2 JP 5198042 B2 JP5198042 B2 JP 5198042B2 JP 2007306512 A JP2007306512 A JP 2007306512A JP 2007306512 A JP2007306512 A JP 2007306512A JP 5198042 B2 JP5198042 B2 JP 5198042B2
Authority
JP
Japan
Prior art keywords
light source
inner
light
outer
side
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Active
Application number
JP2007306512A
Other languages
Japanese (ja)
Other versions
JP2009125493A (en
Inventor
信次 澤田
航 北條
大亮 野崎
徹 今村
Original Assignee
株式会社平和
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Application filed by 株式会社平和 filed Critical 株式会社平和
Priority to JP2007306512A priority Critical patent/JP5198042B2/en
Publication of JP2009125493A publication Critical patent/JP2009125493A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of JP5198042B2 publication Critical patent/JP5198042B2/en
Application status is Active legal-status Critical
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical

Links

Images

Description

  The present invention relates to a gaming machine in which a front door provided on the front surface of a housing containing gaming machines is provided with a side lighting unit that lights or blinks depending on the gaming situation.

  In a gaming machine such as a slot machine, side lamps extending in the vertical direction are provided on the left and right edges of the front surface of the front door provided on the front surface of the housing. The side lamp includes a translucent light source cover fixed to the front door, a substrate disposed laterally inside the light source cover, and a plurality of components mounted on the substrate so as to illuminate the outside of the light source cover. By irradiating the outer side of the light source cover with the light of the light source, the game state is informed to the player's surroundings and the like, so that the effect at the time of gaming is enhanced (for example, patents) Reference 1).

JP 2006-122238 A

  In the gaming machine as described above, since the light source illuminates the outside of the light source cover, it is sufficient in terms of a presentation effect around the player, but in terms of a presentation effect on the player itself. Is hard to say. Considering this point, it is conceivable that a light source different from the light source that illuminates the outer side of the light source cover is provided, and the player side, that is, the inner side of the light source cover is irradiated with this light source. However, if this is done, the amount of light from another light source viewed from the player's side becomes excessive, so that the player has a concern of discomfort such as dazzling light, and the player feels tired. There is a risk of giving.

  In view of the above-described problems, an object of the present invention is to provide a gaming machine that can enhance the effect of the player and its surroundings and reduce the feeling of fatigue the player has.

In order to achieve the above object, a gaming machine according to the present invention is provided with a side lighting unit that lights or blinks in accordance with a gaming situation at a side edge portion of a front door provided on a front surface of a housing that houses gaming equipment. In the gaming machine, the side lighting unit includes a translucent light source cover fixed to the front door, an inner light source and an outer light source arranged in the vertical direction and arranged in parallel in the vertical direction, and both A reflector provided between the light source and the light source cover and capable of reflecting the light of both light sources, the reflector having a partition wall that partitions the inner light source and the outer light source in the left-right direction, the partition The wall is inclined so that the front side faces outward, and an inward reflecting surface capable of reflecting the light of the inner light source toward the inner side of the front door is provided on the inner surface, and the outer light source is disposed on the outer surface. The front door of the light Toward the outer side is provided capable of reflecting outwardly reflecting surface. With this configuration, it is possible to illuminate the inner side and the outer side of the front door in the light source cover, so that it is possible to enhance the effect for the player and the surroundings. Moreover, since the light of the inner light source that illuminates the inside of the front door becomes indirect illumination, it is possible to reduce the feeling of fatigue the player has.

  The side illumination unit may further include a diffusing lens that is provided between the inner light source and the inward reflecting surface and diffuses the light of the inner light source toward the inward reflecting surface. With this configuration, since the light of the inner light source diffused by the diffusing lens is reflected by the inward reflecting surface, it is possible to further reduce the player's feeling of fatigue.

  The present invention further causes the inner light source and the outer light source to emit light in different modes. With this configuration, lighting effects can be performed in a different manner with respect to the player and the surrounding area, and various effects can be achieved.

  According to the present invention, the light source cover further includes an inner light transmitting portion facing the inner light source and an outer light transmitting portion facing the outer light source, and the two light transmitting portions are provided with different colors. With this configuration, lighting effects can be performed with different colors for the player and the surrounding area, and various effects can be achieved.

  According to the present invention, since the inner side and the outer side of the front door in the light source cover can be illuminated, it is possible to enhance the effect on the player and the surroundings. Moreover, since the light of the inner light source that illuminates the inside of the front door becomes indirect illumination, it is possible to reduce the feeling of fatigue the player has.

  Hereinafter, an embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a gaming machine to which the present invention is applied, and FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view of a side lighting unit. In the following description, the lower left in FIG. 1 is the “front” of the gaming machine, the upper right is also “rear”, the upper left is also “left”, and the lower right is “right”. "".

  A gaming machine 1 which is a slot machine (including a pachislot machine) includes a housing 2 whose front surface is open and a front door 3 which is provided on the front surface of the housing 2 so as to be openable and closable. Equipment, for example, identification information composed of multiple types of symbols, numbers, etc. is added to the outer peripheral surface, and three left, middle, and right rotating reels 4 that are pivotally supported around a horizontal axis are accommodated. Has been.

  An image see-through window 31 through which an effect image related to a game displayed on the liquid crystal display device 5 attached to the rear face of the front door 3 can be seen through is provided at a substantially central portion of the front face of the front door 3. Above the 31, an identification information see-through window 32 through which the identification information of the rotary reel 4 can be seen is provided. On the left side of the image viewing window 31, that is, the side frame 37 at the left edge of the front door 3, a side lighting unit 6 is provided for producing a game by lighting or blinking depending on the game situation. Further, below the image see-through window 31, a medal insertion slot 33 into which medals are inserted when playing a game, a bet button 34 for setting the bet number of medals, and an operation for rotating all the rotating reels 4. A start lever 35, three stop buttons 36 that are operated when stopping the rotation of each rotary reel 4, and the like are provided. Furthermore, a side illumination unit 6 </ b> A similar to the side illumination unit 6 is also provided on the left edge of the lower portion of the front door 3.

  In the game of the gaming machine 1, the player inserts a medal into the medal insertion unit 33 or sets the bet number of medals in a credit state in which the number of medals previously inserted by the bet button 34 is electrically stored. Thereafter, the operation is started by operating the start lever 35 to rotate all the rotating reels 4.

  After a predetermined time has elapsed after the rotation of the rotary reel 4, the three stop buttons 36 are sequentially operated to stop the rotation of each rotary reel 4, and the combination of the identification information of the stopped three rotary reels 4 is used. The number of medals distributed according to the presence / absence of a prize and the size of the prize is determined. When winning a prize, medals are paid out to the front surface of the front door 3 from a hopper unit (not shown) accommodated in the housing 2 by a predetermined number of winning prizes, and the side lighting units 6 and 6A are in a predetermined mode. Turns on or flashes to enhance the production effect.

  In the present embodiment, the gaming machine 1 is described as a slot machine whose gaming medium is a medal (including coins), but the present invention is not limited to this, and the gaming machine 1 is a gaming medium. It may be a slot machine or a pachinko machine that is a pachinko ball.

  The side illumination unit 6 includes a translucent vertically long light source cover 61 fixed to the front surface of the side frame 37 of the front door 3, a vertically long light source substrate 62 disposed inside the light source cover 61, and a light source A plurality of inner light sources 63 mounted on the front surface of the substrate 62 and arranged in two rows and columns along the vertical direction, an outer light source 64 juxtaposed outside the inner light source 63, a light source cover 61, and both light sources 63 and 64, A reflector 65 fixed between the light source cover 61 and the inner light source 63 and the reflector 65, and a translucent diffusion lens 66 for diffusing the light of the inner light source 63. .

  In the present embodiment, the inner light source 63 is configured by a full color light emitting diode, and the outer light source 64 is configured by a single color light emitting diode. Furthermore, the inner light source 63 and the outer light source 64 emit light in different modes (for example, emission color, blinking interval, etc.). However, the present invention is not limited to this embodiment, and both light sources 63 and 64 may be light emitting diodes of the same color.

  3 is an enlarged cross-sectional view taken along line III-III in FIG. 1, and FIG. 4 is a front view of the side illumination unit 6 with the light source cover 61 removed. The reflector 65 is made of an opaque synthetic resin, and is provided with a chrome plating capable of reflecting light on the surface, and an inner wall 651 extending in the vertical direction that forms the inner part of the reflector 65, and an outer part of the reflector 65 And an outer wall 652 that extends in the vertical direction, and a partition wall 653 that is provided between the inner wall 651 and the outer wall 652 and partitions the inner light source 63 and the outer light source 64 to the left and right.

  An inner opening 654 is provided between the inner wall 651 and the partition wall 653 of the reflector 65 so that the inner light source 63 can be seen. Similarly, the outer light source 64 can be seen between the outer wall 652 and the partition wall 653. An outer opening 655 is provided.

  The partition wall 653 is for partitioning so that the light from the inner light source 63 and the light from the outer light source 64 do not interfere with each other. The partition wall 653 is inclined so that the front side faces outward, and the inner side surface includes the inner light source 63. An inward reflecting surface 656 that can reflect light toward the inner side of the front door 3 (in the direction indicated by arrow A in FIG. 3) is provided, and the light from the outer light source 64 is arranged on the outer side of the front door 3. An outward reflecting surface 657 capable of reflecting toward (in the direction indicated by arrow B in FIG. 3) is provided. The inward reflection surface 656 is formed in a concavo-convex shape so as to diffusely reflect the light from the inner light source 63.

  The first side wall 651 protrudes forward from the inner light source 63 so as to block the light that irradiates the inside of the front door 3 out of the light from the inner light source 63. As a result, the light from the inner light source 63 does not directly illuminate the player, and this does not cause any distractions.

  The diffusing lens 66 has a substantially U-shaped cross section and is fitted and fixed in the inner opening 654 of the reflector 65 in front of the inner light source 63 to direct the light from the inner light source 63 forward and obliquely. Spread. Of the light diffused by the diffusing lens 66, the light emitted toward the inward reflecting surface 656 is reflected by the inward reflecting surface 656 toward the inside of the front door 3. As a result, the light emitted toward the inside of the front door 3, that is, the player is diffused by the diffusion lens 66 and becomes the indirect illumination of the inner light source 63 reflected by the inward reflecting surface 656. The feeling of fatigue given to the eyes of the person can be reduced.

  The light source cover 61 is integrally connected to the inner light transmitting portion 611 facing the inner light source 63 via the diffusing lens 66 and the inner light transmitting portion 611, is opposed to the outer light source 64, and is connected to the inner light transmitting portion 611. The light transmitting portion 611 includes an outer light transmitting portion 612 that is colored differently. For example, the inner translucent part 611 is colorless, and the outer translucent part 612 is colored translucent red. The light source cover 61 is provided with an uneven light diffusing portion that further diffuses the light from the inner light source 63 and the light from the outer light source 64 reflected by the inward reflecting surface 656.

  With the above configuration, in the present embodiment, the inner light source 63 and the outer light source 64 can irradiate the inner side and the outer side of the front door 3, so that the effect on the player and the surroundings can be enhanced. . Further, since the light from the inner light source 63 that illuminates the inside of the front door 3 becomes indirect illumination reflected by the inwardly reflecting surface 656 of the reflector 65, the feeling of fatigue given to the player's eyes can be reduced. . In the present embodiment, a diffusion lens 66 for diffusing the light from the inner light source 63 toward the inward reflection surface 656 is provided between the inner light source and the inward reflection surface 656, so that the eyes of the player can be obtained. The feeling of fatigue given can be further reduced. In the present embodiment, the inner light source 63 and the outer light source 64 are caused to emit light in different modes, so that lighting effects can be performed in different modes with respect to the player and the surrounding area, and various effects can be achieved. Become. In the present embodiment, the inner light-transmitting portion 611 facing the inner light source 63 and the outer light-transmitting portion 612 facing the outer light source 64 in the light source cover 61 are colored differently, so that the player and the surroundings are provided. Therefore, lighting effects can be performed with different colors, and various effects can be achieved.

It is a perspective view of a gaming machine to which the present invention is applied. It is a disassembled perspective view of a side lighting unit. FIG. 3 is an enlarged cross-sectional view taken along line III-III in FIG. 1. It is a front view of the side lighting unit in a state where the light source cover is removed.

Explanation of symbols

DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Game machine 2 Case 3 Front door 4 Rotating reel 5 Liquid crystal display device 6 and 6A Side illumination unit 31 Image see-through window 32 Identification information see-through window 33 Medal insertion slot 34 Bet button 35 Start lever 36 Stop button 37 Side frame 61 Light source cover 62 light source substrate 63 inner light source 64 outer light source 65 reflector 66 diffusing lens 611 inner light transmitting part 612 outer light transmitting part 651 inner wall 652 outer wall 653 partition wall 654 inner opening 655 outer opening 656 inner reflection surface 657 outside Orientation reflective surface

Claims (4)

  1. In a gaming machine provided with a side lighting unit that lights or blinks depending on the gaming situation on the side edge of the front door provided on the front surface of the housing containing the gaming equipment,
    The side illumination unit includes a translucent light source cover fixed to the front door, an inner light source and an outer light source arranged in the vertical direction and arranged in parallel in the vertical direction, the both light sources, and the light source. A reflector provided between the cover and capable of reflecting the light of the two light sources,
    The reflector has a partition wall that partitions the inner light source and the outer light source in the left-right direction, the partition wall is inclined so that the front side faces outward, and the light from the inner light source is placed on the inner side surface of the front light source. capable of reflecting inwardly reflective surface disposed toward the inside of the door, on the outer surface, wherein the light of the outer light source providing the reflective possible outward reflection surface toward the outer side of the front door Gaming machine.
  2.   The side illumination unit further includes a diffusing lens that is provided between the inner light source and the inward reflecting surface and diffuses light of the inner light source toward the inward reflecting surface. Item 1. The gaming machine according to Item 1.
  3.   The gaming machine according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the inner light source and the outer light source are caused to emit light in different modes.
  4.   The light source cover has an inner light-transmitting portion facing the inner light source and an outer light-transmitting portion facing the outer light source, and the two light-transmitting portions are colored differently. The gaming machine according to any one of claims 1 to 3.
JP2007306512A 2007-11-27 2007-11-27 Game machine Active JP5198042B2 (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
JP2007306512A JP5198042B2 (en) 2007-11-27 2007-11-27 Game machine

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
JP2007306512A JP5198042B2 (en) 2007-11-27 2007-11-27 Game machine

Publications (2)

Publication Number Publication Date
JP2009125493A JP2009125493A (en) 2009-06-11
JP5198042B2 true JP5198042B2 (en) 2013-05-15

Family

ID=40816983

Family Applications (1)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
JP2007306512A Active JP5198042B2 (en) 2007-11-27 2007-11-27 Game machine

Country Status (1)

Country Link
JP (1) JP5198042B2 (en)

Families Citing this family (22)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
JP5009339B2 (en) * 2009-07-01 2012-08-22 株式会社藤商事 Game machine
JP2011200501A (en) * 2010-03-26 2011-10-13 Olympia:Kk Lighting device and game machine
JP5938796B2 (en) * 2011-07-05 2016-06-22 株式会社オリンピア Light emitting display unit and gaming machine
JP5678902B2 (en) * 2012-01-30 2015-03-04 山佐株式会社 Game machine
JP5318991B2 (en) * 2012-05-25 2013-10-16 株式会社藤商事 Game machine
JP5679355B2 (en) * 2012-11-02 2015-03-04 山佐株式会社 Game machine
JP5686832B2 (en) * 2013-02-14 2015-03-18 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP5686831B2 (en) * 2013-02-14 2015-03-18 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP5686833B2 (en) * 2013-02-14 2015-03-18 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP2014223143A (en) * 2013-05-15 2014-12-04 株式会社ソフイア Game machine
JP5731585B2 (en) * 2013-07-09 2015-06-10 株式会社藤商事 Game machine
JP5869596B2 (en) * 2014-02-14 2016-02-24 株式会社オリンピア Lighting device for gaming machine and gaming machine
JP5869597B2 (en) * 2014-02-14 2016-02-24 株式会社オリンピア Lighting device for gaming machine and gaming machine
JP6309784B2 (en) * 2014-02-28 2018-04-11 株式会社オリンピア Game machine
JP6558823B2 (en) * 2014-10-24 2019-08-14 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP5984973B2 (en) * 2015-01-20 2016-09-06 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP5996690B2 (en) * 2015-02-16 2016-09-21 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP6053867B2 (en) * 2015-05-26 2016-12-27 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP6166751B2 (en) * 2015-06-16 2017-07-19 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント Game machine
JP2016047256A (en) * 2015-10-23 2016-04-07 株式会社ソフイア Game machine
JP5908159B1 (en) * 2015-11-11 2016-04-26 山佐株式会社 Game machine
JP6045731B1 (en) * 2016-01-20 2016-12-14 山佐株式会社 Game machine

Family Cites Families (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
JP2593728Y2 (en) * 1992-09-18 1999-04-12 株式会社大一商会 Notification device of pachinko machine
JP2003070988A (en) * 2001-09-05 2003-03-11 Maruhon Ind Co Ltd Game machine
JP5044970B2 (en) * 2006-04-18 2012-10-10 株式会社三洋物産 Game machine

Also Published As

Publication number Publication date
JP2009125493A (en) 2009-06-11

Similar Documents

Publication Publication Date Title
JP4012476B2 (en) Bullet ball machine
JP4162244B2 (en) Game machine
JP2006280680A (en) Game machine
JP2010234020A (en) Game machine
JP4987439B2 (en) Game directing device for gaming machine
JP2006094953A (en) Game machine
JP5234572B2 (en) Game machine
JP2005342011A (en) Symbol display device for game machine
JP4543223B2 (en) Game machine
JP5938796B2 (en) Light emitting display unit and gaming machine
JP3774206B2 (en) Gaming machine display device and gaming machine using the same
JP5280810B2 (en) Game machine
JP2005152580A (en) Pinball machine
JP5033981B2 (en) Game machine
JP2009061023A (en) Lower panel unit and slot machine
JP5334717B2 (en) Game machine
JP2004194954A (en) Game machine
JP2006136535A (en) Game machine
JP5701493B2 (en) Amusement machine lighting equipment
JP2009219720A (en) Rotary lamp device
JP5878801B2 (en) Game machine
JP3532404B2 (en) Gaming machine
JP5340079B2 (en) Bullet ball machine
JP5652588B2 (en) Game machine
JP5796697B2 (en) Game machine

Legal Events

Date Code Title Description
A621 Written request for application examination

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: A621

Effective date: 20100816

A977 Report on retrieval

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: A971007

Effective date: 20120524

A131 Notification of reasons for refusal

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: A131

Effective date: 20120529

A521 Written amendment

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: A523

Effective date: 20120726

TRDD Decision of grant or rejection written
A01 Written decision to grant a patent or to grant a registration (utility model)

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: A01

Effective date: 20130205

A61 First payment of annual fees (during grant procedure)

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: A61

Effective date: 20130206

R150 Certificate of patent or registration of utility model

Ref document number: 5198042

Country of ref document: JP

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: R150

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: R150

FPAY Renewal fee payment (event date is renewal date of database)

Free format text: PAYMENT UNTIL: 20160215

Year of fee payment: 3

R250 Receipt of annual fees

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: R250

R250 Receipt of annual fees

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: R250

R250 Receipt of annual fees

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: R250

R250 Receipt of annual fees

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: R250

R250 Receipt of annual fees

Free format text: JAPANESE INTERMEDIATE CODE: R250