Ghostbusters II Screen Used Tripod Traps

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Sometime this year an auction company had a screen used prop from GHOSTBUSTERS II™. It’s a really good one too. Tripod Ghost Traps were rarely seen in either the film or by most Ghostbusters International employees.

Thanks to ghosthead Adam aka SabaSka109 more ghostheads can see detailed photos of this fascinating piece of Ghostbusters history. Due to major safety concerns and regulations GBI could never share schematics with the public. Which is a reason you don’t find many photos of these Tripod Ghost Traps.

Adam shared 8 photos and a video of his screen used Tripod Ghost Traps in a Ghostbusters Fans message board thread.

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  • Edited Photo: GBI
  • Original Photo: Adam
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June 8 2016 Is Ghostbusters Day

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Ghostbusters premiered to us regular folks (non celebs) on June 8, 1984. In recent years unofficially and officially the date has become Ghostbusters Day. Naturally its even more official during a milestone year for the Ghostbusters franchise. As ghostheads, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and their partners honor and celebrates not only Ghostbusters past, its present as well.

What can we all be part of for Ghostbusters Day this year? Sony Pictures Entertainment has a handy press release.

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Cryptozoic Entertainment Ghostbusters II The Board Game Successfully Funded

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent a new press release for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Raising over $765,000, the campaign more than tripled its initial goal of $250k, thanks to the support of 4,383 backers.

Backers can sign up for Kickstarter Pledge Manager updates to stay up on the game’s progress and/or change their pledge level.

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Ghostbusters The Board Game II Gets Real

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment let us know about a new add on for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Ghostheads probably never thought their would be new The Real Ghostbusters game pieces in the 21 Century. If you’re supporting Ghostbusters The Board Game II through Kickstarter it could become REAL

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Canadian Best Buys To Release Ghostbusters Steelbooks

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For some reason electronics and entertainment retailer Best Buy (US) really likes Steel Books. The steel bound “hard” covers cases that protect in recent years Blu-Rays. Almost always (at least in the US) a movie exclusive for Best Buy is a steelbook version.

It isn’t a surprise that Best Buy will have exclusive steel book versions for both Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II when they’re reissued from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Kinda surprising, (as far as we know) these Ghostbusters/II steel books are exclusive to Canadian Best Buy locations.

As of this evening Best Buy’s site within the US doesn’t have photos for the new, upcoming releases. With artwork like above and below the read more, our neighbors to the north display the photos like fine art.

If your country (or region) will also have exclusive Ghostbusters steel books, please let us know in the comments.

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Ghostbusters The Ultimate History Collector’s Edition

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Who you gonna call?”

This replica of the sculpt of the Gozer Temple doors used in the original Ghostbusters film is based on the actual mold created by special effects legend Richard Edlund and his team at Boss Film Studios. Featuring intricate details that will thrill Ghostbusters fans, this evocative sculpt can be wall-mounted or displayed upright.

The sculpt comes with a copy of the deluxe book Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History, which takes an in-depth look at over three decades of Ghostbusters fun, from the original movies to the animated shows, comics, video games, toys, and other collectibles.

Exclusive to this edition are reproductions of three blueprints used on the original Ghostbusters film to construct the miniature version of 55 Central Park West and the streets below it and the Gozer Temple set.

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Cryptozoic Entertainment Ghostbusters II The Board Game Kickstarter Active

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent a press release for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II builds off the successful original and introduces new miniatures, campaigns, powers, events, entities, gear… and GHOSTS. A standalone expansion, the game can be played on its own or mixed and matched with the original board game, which raised over $1.5M last year on Kickstarter. It includes 54 Miniatures including new Courtroom and Slime Blower Ghostbuster figures.

With authentic art from Ghostbusters comic book artist Dan Schoening and a script by Erik Burnham, the game is filled with references, in-jokes and Easter eggs that fans will love. Ghostbusters: The Board Game II is a flexible action-strategy game with unpredictable adversaries and a wide range of abilities, with 12 reversible tiles and campaigns that last from 20 minutes to multiple hours to let 1-4 players bust ghosts however they like.

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Assembling A Tested 3D Ghost Trap

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Sean Charlesworth and Norman Chan from Tested posted a video back in March about a new 3D printed Ghost Trap. (GBI Blog Post, March 10, 2016) Then they went in-depth (GBI Blog Post, March 13, 2016) with a 30 minute video.

With the 3D files available to make one of your own 3D Ghost Traps, if you have the hardware and software, Sean and Norman have made a 50 minute assembly video. With our patents and IP fully protected by laws that HAD to be invented due note assembling a 3D Ghost Trap will not, we repeat WILL NOT function to catch any class of ghost.

Watch how the 3D-printed ghost trap project comes together in this step-by-step build tutorial! Sean puts together his ghost trap kit, explaining the design of each piece along the way. You can download the files for the print here, and buy hardware kits here. Thanks to Dremel for providing the 3D printer and tools for us to build this project! Learn more about the Dremel 3D Idea Builder here.



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Ghostbusters 4K Ultra HD Blus Coming In June

Our associates at Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II are coming to ghostheads in ultra 4K high definition blu-rays on June 7, 2016.

Unless the art isn’t finalized, we know Ghostbusters II Slimer is on the Ghostbusters cover and vice/versa. Along with Ecto-1 instead of Ecto-1A on the Ghostbusters II cover.

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