About

Creative Engineering, Inc. or CEI is a company most famous for creating the animatronic characters featured at Showbiz Pizza Place restaurant, the most popular being The Rock-afire Explosion. They are also known for creating the Whac-A-Mole game in 1976, and introduce a new arcade game, Bashy Bug! in 2016. The company was founded by Aaron Fechter who still runs Creative Engineering today.

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Check out a brief  official history in the Creative Engineering timeline. Click here >>

Direct from Aaron

December 14, 2016
After several years of modernizing my animatronics programming and control systems, i'm moving to full scale production of the Animatronics Experimenters Kit! Reserve yours today and learn all the creative, engineering aspects that go into animatronics and inventing!
November 24, 2016
First run Animatronics Experimenters Kits are SOLD OUT for 2016! Now taking pre-orders for round 2 to ship in 2017!
September 20, 2016
Contact Creative Engineering to get a custom video birthday show delivered by the Rock-Afire Explosion direct to you. Just like you remember it at Showbiz Pizza in the 1980's!

Latest Videos

Custom Birthday show video - book yours Custom Birthday show video - book yours
It's another Rock-afire Birthday party just…
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Animatronics Experimenters Kit UPDATE Animatronics Experimenters Kit UPDATE
Creative Engineering is proud to present the long…
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Rock-afire Explosion on Shipping Wars! Rock-afire Explosion on Shipping Wars!
You too can book the Rock-afire Explosion for your…
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Mini-Billy Bob prototype (1985) working in 2015! Mini-Billy Bob prototype (1985) working in 2015!
Some lucky fans have been able to buy this rare…
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Latest Pictures

Rock-afire Explosion in Keanu! Rock-afire Explosion in Keanu!
The Rock-afire Explosion make it to the big screen…
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Bashy Bug is here! Bashy Bug is here!
The new interactive arcade game with fully…
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Fechter at the controls Fechter at the controls
Founder and president of Creative Engineering,…
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Rock-afire at the ready! Rock-afire at the ready!
The Rock-afire Explosion ready to put on another…
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Bashy Bug