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To Montreal: “Legalize Barcades!”

Come on, Montreal! Let’s go! Start working through that red tape that’s still there for some reason. Barcades make money!

Warp of the Day: Flakey Opto Super Frenzy!

What happens when an opto goes haywire? What about the optos for the Warp Factor shot on Star Trek?

Seen in NY: Modern Pinball Education

Check out this news release below by Columbia University, the New Learning Times and Modern Pinball NYC.

New Pinball Dictionary: Nine-Out

An achievement where a player has ended the game with as many nines as the scoreboard will allow.

Pinball EDU – Pinball Education Center

Pinball EDU wants to build an education center and pinball museum to support STEM programs.

Tommy the PinBallet

Featuring real and modified pinball machines that will “dance” along with the performers.

Heighway Progress

Production begins in earnest on Heighway Pinball’s Full Throttle game.

Pinball Fails! Medieval Madness Habitrail Fail

I’ve found a new way to drain on Medieval Madness! Bask in the glory of the failure.

To Montreal: “Legalize Barcades!”

Come on, Montreal! Let’s go! Start working through that red tape that’s still there for some reason. Barcades make money!

Seen in NY: Modern Pinball Education

Check out this news release below by Columbia University, the New Learning Times and Modern Pinball NYC.

Silverball Newsy News: Wall Street Fashion Week

With The Wall Street Journal and The Ball is Wild

Tommy the PinBallet

Featuring real and modified pinball machines that will “dance” along with the performers.

Throwback Thursday: Pinball: The Gateway Drug

Will somebody please think of the children?!

Silverball Newsy News

with “How Do I Pinball” and FOX 9 News

Silverball Newsy News

C&G Newspapers of Metro Detroit and PinGame Journal

Pic of the Day: Evan’s FunHouse

The Columbusonian (614 Magazine) based in Columbus, Ohio interviewed Evan Bingham about the upcoming tournament, “Clancey’s Amazing Pinball Race.”

Pinball EDU – Pinball Education Center

Pinball EDU wants to build an education center and pinball museum to support STEM programs.

Pinball Fails! Medieval Madness Habitrail Fail

I’ve found a new way to drain on Medieval Madness! Bask in the glory of the failure.

Throwback Thursday: Pinball: The Gateway Drug

Will somebody please think of the children?!

Pic of the Day: Intentional Delay

This one is dedicated to fellow pinball tournament players, colleagues and hardworking tournament directors.

Pinball Done Quick: Whitewater – Hundred Million Challenge – 05:47

This episode of Pinball Done Quick features Chris Newsom as he goes for the 100,000,000 Wet Willie’s award on Whitewater.

Pic of the Day: Evan’s FunHouse

The Columbusonian (614 Magazine) based in Columbus, Ohio interviewed Evan Bingham about the upcoming tournament, “Clancey’s Amazing Pinball Race.”

#WheresMyCode

Well, where is it?!

Single-handed pinball

Ben Heck designs an accessibility mod to allow pinball to be played with only one hand.

New Pinball Dictionary: Nine-Out

An achievement where a player has ended the game with as many nines as the scoreboard will allow.

Coast 2 Coast Pinball Episode 144

I helped to do a thing! Nate Shivers invited me onto the Coast 2 Coast Pinball Podcast and we talked about pinball. I had a great time, and the hour just flew by …

New Pinball Dictionary: “Everybody Out of the Pool”

Suddenly, every ball starts rushing toward each outlane and the center drain, your anxiety increases greatly, and all you want to do is try to survive by controlling one of them.

Reddit /r/PinballDictionary

Join me on Reddit! ==> reddit.com/r/PinballDictionary

New Pinball Dictionary: Tap Pass

A flipper trick accomplished by quickly and lightly hitting the flipper button so the ball hops from one side to the other.

New Pinball Dictionary: Stage Flipping

A player who is stage flipping is keeping the lower flipper engaged to hold a ball while still being able to keep the upper flipper disengaged …

New Pinball Dictionary: Drainbow / Rainbow

Occurrence when the ball arcs the whole width of the playfield on its way to a perfect swish down the outlane.

New Pinball Dictionary: Walk Off

1. Occurs when the last player of the last ball of the game comes from behind and passes all of the other players.
2. Occurs when the last player of the last ball of the game already has a higher score than the other players before starting. As a result, they can just walk off and allow the last ball to drain.

Event: Pinfest 2015

PinCrossing is taking the reins for this year’s Pinfest tournament with limited herb style qualifying for Classics and the Main Tournament.

Silverball Newsy News: Wall Street Fashion Week

With The Wall Street Journal and The Ball is Wild

Tommy the PinBallet

Featuring real and modified pinball machines that will “dance” along with the performers.

Pinball Fails! Medieval Madness Habitrail Fail

I’ve found a new way to drain on Medieval Madness! Bask in the glory of the failure.

Event: FRASER VALLEY FLIPOUT! 2015

Cool Prizes, Cash & Bragging Rights! Sep 24th, 25th, 26TH & 27th, 2014 at NITRO AMUSEMENTS.

Pinball Done Quick: Whitewater – Vacation Jackpot – 11:53

Speedrunner Kevin Birrell took a break from dominating Tetris: The Grandmaster to try his hand at Whitewater. The goal this time is to collect the Vacation Jackpot.

Pinball Done Quick: Whitewater – Hundred Million Challenge – 05:47

This episode of Pinball Done Quick features Chris Newsom as he goes for the 100,000,000 Wet Willie’s award on Whitewater.

Silverball Newsy News

C&G Newspapers of Metro Detroit and PinGame Journal

Silverball Newsy News

Featuring: Zen Pinball and Pavlov Pinball

Louisville Arcade Expo 2015 Montage

Watch out for Blue Shells!

timeshock! ULTRA COMBO!

This is a reminder that Pro Pinball: timeshock! is awesome, and you need to play it.

Throwback Thursday: Music – Pinball Dreams 2 / Fantasies (Fasttracker)

The nostalgia feels were strong as soon as I heard this remake …

Pic of the Day: Gamer Certificate

Don’t leave home without it!

Iron and Steel and Zen Pinball

If you collect these tables like non-tradable cards, it’s time to download these, too.

The “impossible” license.

Forbes and FamilyGamerTV interview FarSight Studios on how they made what seemed to be an impossible license come to fruition.

Lonely Goomba reviews Mario Pinball Land

“Lonely Goomba” is not pleased with the GameBoy Advance pinball simulation, Mario Pinball Land.

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New Pinball Dictionary: Nine-Out

An achievement where a player has ended the game with as many nines as the scoreboard will allow.

GIF of the Day: Nobody’s Perfect

Even the best players are not exempt from the chaos that is pinball.

PAPA Pinball Video Search

http://papa.flipperliste.at/ has organized a database where you can search through the videos by machine, player, and event.

PAPA TV Season Finale

Snap into a Slim Jim! OOOOOOOO YEEEEAAAAAH!

Pic of the day: Chakotay yearns.

I saw this on Star Trek Voyager, and it reminded me of pinball and also PAPA.

Louisville Arcade Expo 2015 [The Funnest of Houses]

Amazing gameplay was on display …

The Year of Luigi

It’s the final hour of qualifying at the Louisville PAPA Circuit event. Look who has decided to try his skill on Wheel of Fortune!

Coast 2 Coast Pinball Episode 144

I helped to do a thing! Nate Shivers invited me onto the Coast 2 Coast Pinball Podcast and we talked about pinball. I had a great time, and the hour just flew by …

Coast 2 Coast Pinball: Andrew Heighway

They are clearly in it for the long haul.

Coast 2 Coast Pinball: Sharpeshooting

Josh Sharpe returns to Coast 2 Coast Pinball to talk about, among other things, the many WPPR-tunities that have been available recently.

Dead Flip Podcast

Cheesus Crust! Have you subscribed to Dead Flip Podcast yet?!

Coast 2 Coast Pinball Episode 144

I helped to do a thing! Nate Shivers invited me onto the Coast 2 Coast Pinball Podcast and we talked about pinball. I had a great time, and the hour just flew by …

Lorien Green on Polygamer

Filmmaker and documentarian Lorien Green (@loriengreen) visits the Polygamer podcast.

Ghost Wrestling or Heck in a Cell

Coast 2 Coast Pinball analyzes how sports entertainment can kayfabe its way back into the pinball world. Will the license and the promotion of Wrestlemania the Pinball Game propel the game to critical success?

Drama breakdown

Coast 2 Coast Pinball is ready with a breakdown, analysis and commentary on the recent happenings with The Big Lebowski pinball game by Dutch Pinball.

99% Invisible – For Amusement Only

Everyone has tried it at some point. The authorities started turning a blind eye years ago, but it wasn’t officially legalized until the summer of 2014. Finally, after more than 80 years of illegitimacy, the City of Oakland has legalized…pinball machines.

Pinball Fails! Medieval Madness Habitrail Fail

I’ve found a new way to drain on Medieval Madness! Bask in the glory of the failure.

Pinball Done Quick: Monsters of Rock – 07:01

The first video of this series stars Joe Said with the gameplay and Chris Newsom with the commentary. The goals were to start Monster Bash and the Monsters of Rock Wizard mode…

Snowballing with AKM [Demolition Man]

Austin Mackert investigates what can happen if you choose one of the other awards every time you head for the Claw…. Watch how quickly the scoring opportunities grow.

Popeye saves the Earth with commentary

Wait a minute! Hold the phone, and stop the presses! Someone is having fun playing Popeye Saves the Earth …

How to play: Star Trek: TNG

Pinball 101 has released a video showing the best strategies for playing Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Dracula: The Un-Wizard Mode

Submitted for your analysis is Bram Stoker’s Dracula. A game famous for being simple, but deceptively so.

Jason Werdrick joins the battle!

A new challenger approaches! Jason Werdrick joins Dead Flip Daily Battle before heading off to a Wrestlemania Pinball party.

The virtual and the real [Medieval]

It’s a double combo of Medieval Madness!

Event: Pinfest 2015

PinCrossing is taking the reins for this year’s Pinfest tournament with limited herb style qualifying for Classics and the Main Tournament.

IFPA 2015 Pin-Masters Coverage

How long will they play? They are in Vegas after all. It could go ALL NIGHT!

IFPA 2015 National Championship Battles LIVE!

The stage is set on Twitch TV for the 2015 IFPA National Championship.

Coast 2 Coast Pinball Episode 144

I helped to do a thing! Nate Shivers invited me onto the Coast 2 Coast Pinball Podcast and we talked about pinball. I had a great time, and the hour just flew by …

Can you feel the Sunshine?

Does it brighten up your day?

Vermont Pinball Championship Preview Special

An ABC affiliate in Vermont covered the preparations for the State Championship.

How to submit to WPPR

“How-to” submit the results of your tournament without pulling your hair out, or facepalming or head-desking yourself.

Pic of the Day: Intentional Delay

This one is dedicated to fellow pinball tournament players, colleagues and hardworking tournament directors.

IFPA 2015 National Championship Battles LIVE!

The stage is set on Twitch TV for the 2015 IFPA National Championship.

The Life of a Professional Pinball Player

The Post Game seeks to find out what the deal is with professional pinball players.

PAPA Pinball Video Search

http://papa.flipperliste.at/ has organized a database where you can search through the videos by machine, player, and event.

Louisville Arcade Expo 2015 [The Funnest of Houses]

Amazing gameplay was on display …

The Year of Luigi

It’s the final hour of qualifying at the Louisville PAPA Circuit event. Look who has decided to try his skill on Wheel of Fortune!

Coast 2 Coast Pinball Episode 144

I helped to do a thing! Nate Shivers invited me onto the Coast 2 Coast Pinball Podcast and we talked about pinball. I had a great time, and the hour just flew by …

The “impossible” license.

Forbes and FamilyGamerTV interview FarSight Studios on how they made what seemed to be an impossible license come to fruition.

CANDY Stucky 2000

This is NOT the way to operate the CANDY 2000 security system!

Pinball Games Done Quick!

This January 3rd through 11th 2015 at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, a special event is happening in the world of gaming. Games Done Quick is a gaming charity event wherein players attempt to achieve difficult gaming achievements in as short a time as possible.

PAPAtv LIVEplay: Sparky’s Flash Powerdown

The job of a Flash Gordon pinball machine is to humble you, and it does that job well. If you miss a shot, recover or die. If you make a shot, recover or die.

PAPA TV LIVEplay: Hello, my ragtime gal!

Introducing Michigan J. Frog as an Easter Egg. Also, featuring the best Yelp review of the Great Western Buffet ever.

PAPAtv LIVEplay: Fourplay

It’s the fourth episode of the PAPAtv LIVE gameplay series! A feat of strength, a canopy, going all in, a special appearance from The Dragon and more!

The Addams Family Kickstarter

Well, well! Here we go! The one we’ve been waiting for. The “big get.” The home run. At least that’s what the hype train says. It’s going to take nearly $100,000 in Kickstarter funding to release The Addams Family Pinball for the Pinball Arcade.