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Project Pinball and Beercade

Want some good news? Yes, let’s have some good news.

Pinball Profile: Steven Bowden

By the way, I’ve thought of another competition story that’s even more my favorite than the one I said on the podcast.

5th Annual Fountain Square Pinball Classic

Comcast Xfinity CN81 presents the 5th Annual Fountain Square Pinball Classic, or at least some players who played in it.

Pinball Outreach Project – Nicole Anne Reik [Oprah.com]

One day in 2011, as Reik sat in traffic, the not-obviously simpatico ideas...

Addams Family 20 Million No-Flip Challenge Alternate theory

Sure you can get 20 Million without flipping on The Addams Family and without the spoiler glitch thing. It only requires the greatest plunge in the history of the game.

STARTS-a-main-tournament

Can you trust that center post? You must trust … but verify … or die.

STARS-a-Tournament

The cure for WPPR-itis, STARS-a-Tournament is only the greatest tournament ever created, for the least possible WPPRs …

Pinball FX2 VR Review – Pinball Nirvana by PS4PlayStation

When you’re playing Pinball FX2 VR, you’re treated to an excellent experience that goes beyond simple tables in virtual reality.

WPPR for Women’s only tournaments

IFPA Announces Women’s WPPR! Tournament directors, the IFPA needs...

Are you a Super Hero?

McSirTuna vs Spider-man, Super Hero Mode. Will he make it?

New Pinball Dictionary: Back Flip

The player quickly flips the ball so that it rolls up the inlane just enough that they can backhand a shot using the same flipper.

New Pinball Dictionary: Air Defense Deflection

A technique used during Multiball to prevent a ball that is heading toward the drain, by using another ball to stop it.

New Pinball Dictionary: Danger Zone

The moment of time immediately after an aggressive save when everyone is watching the screen flash …

New Pinball Dictionary: Back Door Kickback

When the ball drains down the middle (or right outlane), but …

New Pinball Dictionary: Pinfolk / Pindividual

The pinball friends with whom one plays so frequently …

New Pinball Dictionary: 7-10 Split

Draining 2 balls in a multiball simultaneously out the right and left outlane.

New Pinball Dictionary: Skill Search

Occurs when a player is missing so many shots in a row, while hitting nothing …

New Pinball Dictionary: Avatarred

An occurrence where one of the following things happens on a game that has two inlanes on at least one side of the playfield.

New Pinball Dictionary: Drainsplosion

A type of Simuldraineous event …

500 When Lit | The State of the New Pinball Dictionary

(Warning, incoming stream of consciousness … I would appreciate your thoughts.)

WPPR for Women’s only tournaments

IFPA Announces Women’s WPPR! Tournament directors, the IFPA needs...

IFPA Op-Ed: #1 Races: World Greatest, Women, Youth, plus Circuit and more

Here’s the latest on the race to be the World’s Greatest Pinball Player.

Growth of Competitive Pinball in the US

This heat map is based on IFPA data on the number and location of U. S. tournaments per year.

Wide World of Pinball Episode Four – Feel the Flow

Are you ready to “Feel the Flow”? Are you “In the Zone”?

We Want You! Join the official Stern Army!

Stern Army Street Team Soldier or #UltimateSternPinballFan?

IFPA-POP Women’s World Championship GoFundMe hits $1,100.00!

That’s really close to the next goal …

Thunderdome Deluxe

Seven people enter, one person leaves.

Welcome to ‘Wide World of Pinball’ Episode One!

It’s a podcast of semi-coherent, misguided ramblings based on competitive pinball!

WPPR formula change to v5.3 for 2017!

Drop those pitchforks! Put out those fires! Everything will be OK.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M010 – Tournament Director

Those who choose to take on the mantle of TD realize they must show patience, consistency, and stoicism. This card doesn’t have much to do with those qualities, though.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M009 – Muse

Inspired by Antoinette Johnson, Mega-R-Cade!! the parody card set gets a new member after years of languishing in stasis. Introducing, card number nine, The Muse.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M008 – Location Owner

The “Location Owner” is one of the most important components necessary for the survival of the hobby. Support your local businesses that support pinball.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M007 – Cat Mode

Cat Mode can start on any pinball game without warning! * Cat Mode ends either when the cat wants it to end, or if you are brave enough to try to remove the cat and risk getting scratched. * Cat Mode is like a partial Tommy Mode with extra added danger.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M006 – Pinball Wizard

It time for the Pinball Wizard card to reveal its abilities.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M005 – Arcade Vulture 3

One of the banes of an arcade operator, this evolved form of perpetrator can call on others to rifle through coin slots.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M004 – Arcade Vulture 2

With double-barreled action, this creature searches for coins with twice the efficiency.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M003 – Arcade Vulture

You’ve seen these offenders. Often digging into coin slots, trying to find free money. Why don’t you just pay to play a game for a change?

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M002 – Arcade Panhandler 2

Uh Oh! It looks like the Panhandler has leveled up! This one is a tad more aggressive with its attacks. Defeat it to continue having fun in the arcade. ^_^

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M001 – Arcade Panhandler

Have you ever encountered one of these specimens? If you have spent a decent amount of time in arcade, I’ll bet that you have.

Dimitri learns of the format for PAPA 20

Why? Because MEMES! OK?! MEMES!

PAPA qualifying format changes!

War. War never changes. Except when it does.

KISS PAPA Patreon Pinball Tutorial

Here is how to play KISS pinball really well. I am jealous of how many times the ball actually goes into the scoop.

Ruth Bader Yinzburgh

“You either get it or ya don’t.”

Professional and Amateur Pinball Association World Headquarters – Carnegie, Pennsylvania | Atlas Obscura

Here in the massive 100-year-old warehouse space the best of the best pinball players go head to head …

Patreon PAPA Pinball Tutorial: X-Men

Bowen Kerins returns with a Patreon-supported PAPA Tutorial on X-Men by...

For the record: Buffalo Pinball Open 2016

I enjoyed being at the microphone to help with coverage of the Late Night Beat Down (Look at the end of Part Two).

REPLAYFX: Pinball Olympics Arcade

OK. Steady. Steady. Don’t move. Or breathe.

Pittsburgh’s Pinball Scene Is Flipping Awesome | 90.5 WESA

“It’s viewed as the Super Bowl, really,” said Mark Steinman,...

Rollerblading Replay FX Skate Tour!

Rollerblading tour guide Evan Bookbinder is the hero we deserve and the hero we need, in order to give a good view of what was on offer at Replay FX.

Project Pinball and Beercade

Want some good news? Yes, let’s have some good news.

5th Annual Fountain Square Pinball Classic

Comcast Xfinity CN81 presents the 5th Annual Fountain Square Pinball Classic, or at least some players who played in it.

Addams Family 20 Million No-Flip Challenge Alternate theory

Sure you can get 20 Million without flipping on The Addams Family and without the spoiler glitch thing. It only requires the greatest plunge in the history of the game.

STARTS-a-main-tournament

Can you trust that center post? You must trust … but verify … or die.

STARS-a-Tournament

The cure for WPPR-itis, STARS-a-Tournament is only the greatest tournament ever created, for the least possible WPPRs …

Pinball FX2 VR Review – Pinball Nirvana by PS4PlayStation

When you’re playing Pinball FX2 VR, you’re treated to an excellent experience that goes beyond simple tables in virtual reality.

Are you a Super Hero?

McSirTuna vs Spider-man, Super Hero Mode. Will he make it?

Floating around with Stern Pinball Arcade

I wonder if there is a setting to increase the table angle.

AC/DC Big Money Cannon Shots!

200,000,000 worth of cannon! 3X Playfield! 75,000,000 worth in two shots! 3X Playfield!