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The Fourth of July

Celebrate the 4th with Trailer Tom!

TILT Amusements

Trent Augenstein gets some well deserved publicity from “Central Ohio’s News Leader.”

Roll on down the Heighway

Congratulations on shipping it!

Stern KISS Pinball Promo

It’s promotional video time!

Crüe Ball: Classic Game Room Review

The Sega Genesis laughs at your desire for good pinball physics.

Sound Saturday: Audio Arcade

(turn your speakers down a bit before playing…)

Pinballers – The Reality Show!

I don’t know how I feel about this, yet.

The SPIKE System (an overview)

… much fewer “miles and miles of wire.”

TILT Amusements

Trent Augenstein gets some well deserved publicity from “Central Ohio’s News Leader.”

Robert’s Pinball Story

Robert is one of inspirations for the Pinball EDU Foundation, a 501(c)3 charity with the mission to utilize the wonderful and unique game of Pinball for the social enrichment, skill development and education of kids and young adults.

Silverball Newsy News – Pinball Wizard: Second Class

Sometimes, all it takes to get an interview is 50 cents.

SIlverball Newsy News: Giant Art

Check out this giant pinball machine made of everyday household items!

More “Silverball” with Ed Robertson

No smoking or leather jackets are included.

A pinball tournament unlike any other.

Actually, it’s an event like many others and it happened last week. It’s just that there was a pinball machine on the line at this event.

Pinball A Go-Go on FOX40 Sacramento

“The oldest running pinball show west of the Mississippi”

Guns ‘N’ Roses: Let bygones be pinball machines.

I had no idea the Guns ‘N’ Roses pinball machine had so much lore, back story and drama behind it, at least indirect drama.

Sound Saturday: Audio Arcade

(turn your speakers down a bit before playing…)

Pinballers – The Reality Show!

I don’t know how I feel about this, yet.

Throwback Thursday: Pinball ASMR

I don’t think my title describes the complete goal of this project well enough, but it’s what I am going with for now.

Pinball Controller – Renesas Design Contest

Hey, check out what Jeri Ellsworth is doing. I am not typing anything much here. I am too busy watching the video.

ZOMBIE! Rob Zombie! [Spooky Pinball]

Spooky Pinball, LLC have announced their next game will be not only be a zombie game, but it will be a musical zombie game!

Ben Heck’s Portable Pinball Machine

It’s WAY smaller than The Pin! It’s FAR more portable than a Zizzle!

The Goonies pinball machine

A Goonies superfan has taken a Hollywood Heat pinball machine and turned it into a Goonies pin. Because, why not?

Magic Girl at NWPAS

Magic Girl was revealed at Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show in Tacoma!

New Pinball Dictionary: Three* Egg Omelet

Getting all zeroes in a PAPA-Style group of 4 where the scoring is 4-2-1-0

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.

Canadian Pinball Championships 2015 Pre-Registration

Pre-registration for the Canadian Pinball Open has been posted on the official tournament site …

Northwest Pinball Show Tournament Live Stream

Coverage of the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show Circuit event.

Jason Werdrick: In Progress

Jason Werdrick took time out of his busy schedule to rule a universe. Twice. Just in case you think the first election was somehow invalid or something.

Pinball Done Quick – Monster Bash – Big Six

Chris Newsom attempts to stack all six monsters at once on Monster Bash at Awesome Games Done Quick.

Event: Pintastic New England Pinball Show

Pintastic New England is a new annual pinball event starting on July 10 and 11, 2015. It will be at the Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6: Quick Picture Gallery

It was another exciting time in Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6!

IFPA Pinball on Sunrise 7

Two players who went to the IFPA Championships got a special interest story on the program.

Bro! Ghosts, Bro! On Saturday!

Spooky Pinball’s game, America’s Most Haunted, gets the Twitch stream spotlight treatment.

Crüe Ball: Classic Game Room Review

The Sega Genesis laughs at your desire for good pinball physics.

Red & Ted’s Road Show on The Pinball Arcade

Travel wisely, and you can make huge cash-ins.

Let’s Play: Sonic Spinball

YouTube user MegaGWolf takes us through a play-through of Sonic Spinball for the Sega Mega Drive (Genesis).

Flipper Physics 3.0

The Pinball Arcade have announced improvements to their flipper physics system. Now players can do some flipper tricks with more consistency.

MetalJesusRocks: Wacky Weird PINBALL Games

“Wacky” means forget realism.

Calling all Droids! Get ready for timeshock!

Barnstorm Games have announced that the first Beta version of the game is being made available for Kickstarter backers who pledged at the Alpha/Beta access level.

Announcements: Virtual [Portal] and Real [KISS]

It has been a busy day in pinball as two producers announce new projects.

The Pinball Arcade releases: Jack*Bot

If you think Jack*Bot is just a re skinned game akin to video game publishers re-skinning characters to sell as money-grabbing DLC , then you haven’t played Jack*Bot.

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Pinvasion II – Finals Coverage

The Southern Fried Gameroom Expo’s coverage of the Pinvasion II PAPA Circuit Event is LIVE on twitch. Includes tournament coverage of Stern new game, KISS! Get your popcorn ready!

Rocky Mountain Selfie Stick Showdown

Get your selfie sticks ready. It’s time for Trailer Tom’s Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown video!

Canadian Pinball Championships 2015 Pre-Registration

Pre-registration for the Canadian Pinball Open has been posted on the official tournament site …

Northwest Pinball Show Tournament Live Stream

Coverage of the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show Circuit event.

Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6: Quick Picture Gallery

It was another exciting time in Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6!

IFPA12 World Pinball Championships Streaming

Go! Go! Go! “Five hours of Summer is what we need, One Saturday Morning!”

Beer & Ball Festival week in Toronto

If you happen to be in the area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada then check out what is about to happen this coming week, May 11 – 15th.

Event: Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6

It’s the Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6, and it’s a PAPA Circuit event.

Pinvasion II – Finals Coverage

The Southern Fried Gameroom Expo’s coverage of the Pinvasion II PAPA Circuit Event is LIVE on twitch. Includes tournament coverage of Stern new game, KISS! Get your popcorn ready!

Event: Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6

It’s the Pittsburgh Pinball Open 6, and it’s a PAPA Circuit event.

PAPA 18 Review by Pinball News

David Mainwaring files a report on the happenings at PAPA 18 this past March.

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.

Red & Ted’s Road Show on The Pinball Arcade

Travel wisely, and you can make huge cash-ins.

Jason Werdrick: In Progress

Jason Werdrick took time out of his busy schedule to rule a universe. Twice. Just in case you think the first election was somehow invalid or something.

Pinball Done Quick – Monster Bash – Big Six

Chris Newsom attempts to stack all six monsters at once on Monster Bash at Awesome Games Done Quick.

The Pinball Arcade releases: Jack*Bot

If you think Jack*Bot is just a re skinned game akin to video game publishers re-skinning characters to sell as money-grabbing DLC , then you haven’t played Jack*Bot.

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 …

New Pinball Dictionary: Three* Egg Omelet

Getting all zeroes in a PAPA-Style group of 4 where the scoring is 4-2-1-0

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.

Event: Pintastic New England Pinball Show

Pintastic New England is a new annual pinball event starting on July 10 and 11, 2015. It will be at the Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

IFPA Pinball on Sunrise 7

Two players who went to the IFPA Championships got a special interest story on the program.

Playfield of Dreams: Pinapalooza 2015

If you build it, they will flip.

IFPA12 World Pinball Championships Streaming

Go! Go! Go! “Five hours of Summer is what we need, One Saturday Morning!”

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 …

Flipper Physics 3.0

The Pinball Arcade have announced improvements to their flipper physics system. Now players can do some flipper tricks with more consistency.

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.