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This is the Pinball Outreach Project

“We were founded to bring joy to children through the game of pinball.”

La Vida Local: Chicago’s Pinball Passion

This is NOT an advertisement for Marriott. Really, it isn’t.

Whoa, Nellie! Wait a minute!

Why was the scoreboard not the size of the instruction card?

Hubris with a Zed

Feel the POWER! Feel the PAIN!

Pinball on a Train

(Well, don’t you know) That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, ga-a-ang. That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, gang.

Big Bang Billionaire!

Have you ever tried playing pinball by flipping one flipper with your pinky finger?

Fantastic Pintastic Action P3

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of innovation. Let it wash over you.

What is Pinball? The Nick Vatterott Show

A group of comedians from the New York City Pinball League discuss the intricacies of pinball.

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT REPLAY FX?!

Don’t miss it! #HYH

Pinball Excuse #009 – New Balls Needed

Hey there, Daenerys Targaryen … What do you have there in your hands … BAO?

Big Red’s Retro Rock

“Big Red” of K106.3 interviews Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies and Gary Stern of Stern Pinball.

Fantastic Pintastic Action Full Throttle

It’s Full Throttle by Heighway Pinball at Pintastic New England!

Archer Pinball Machine

Hey, listen up! An Archer pinball machine project exists!

WWE Pinball King of the Ring Tournament

I wonder how long it will be before we finally see the pinball game get a promotion on RAW or Smackdown.

Banzai!

Banzai, Daniel San! Banzai!

Pintastic New England: Video Tour

I was not able to attend Pintastic New England. Fortunately, Ron Hallett, Jr. was there to show what you missed if you couldn’t go.

This is the Pinball Outreach Project

“We were founded to bring joy to children through the game of pinball.”

La Vida Local: Chicago’s Pinball Passion

This is NOT an advertisement for Marriott. Really, it isn’t.

Whoa, Nellie! Wait a minute!

Why was the scoreboard not the size of the instruction card?

ALERT! – Donate to Kids Pinball Outreach Project Stream

BREAKING NEWS! Go to Dead Flip on Twitch TODAY at 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central/3 PM Pacific and join the Pinball Outreach Project Charity stream! All donations go directly to POP today!

Hubris with a Zed

Feel the POWER! Feel the PAIN!

Pinball on a Train

(Well, don’t you know) That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, ga-a-ang. That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, gang.

Big Bang Billionaire!

Have you ever tried playing pinball by flipping one flipper with your pinky finger?

Fantastic Pintastic Action P3

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of innovation. Let it wash over you.

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT REPLAY FX?!

Don’t miss it! #HYH

Fantastic Pintastic Action Full Throttle

It’s Full Throttle by Heighway Pinball at Pintastic New England!

Archer Pinball Machine

Hey, listen up! An Archer pinball machine project exists!

Banzai!

Banzai, Daniel San! Banzai!

Pintastic New England: Video Tour

I was not able to attend Pintastic New England. Fortunately, Ron Hallett, Jr. was there to show what you missed if you couldn’t go.

Stern at Comic-Con with Topless Robot

Topless Robot interviewed Jody Dankberg at the Stern Booth at Comic-Con while playing KISS, Metallica and Wrestlemania.

PinBox 3000 Artcade Pinball System

Here is a way to introduce the game of pinball to today’s youth. This just screams to be presented at schools as an art or science project. STEM, anyone?

This Dude knows the Silverball

Guess who was at Modern Pinball NYC racking up points on Dr. Dude.

This is the Pinball Outreach Project

“We were founded to bring joy to children through the game of pinball.”

ALERT! – Donate to Kids Pinball Outreach Project Stream

BREAKING NEWS! Go to Dead Flip on Twitch TODAY at 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central/3 PM Pacific and join the Pinball Outreach Project Charity stream! All donations go directly to POP today!

Hubris with a Zed

Feel the POWER! Feel the PAIN!

Big Bang Billionaire!

Have you ever tried playing pinball by flipping one flipper with your pinky finger?

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT REPLAY FX?!

Don’t miss it! #HYH

Archer Pinball Machine

Hey, listen up! An Archer pinball machine project exists!

Banzai!

Banzai, Daniel San! Banzai!

Marketing Pinball

I may not nine-out games every time, but when I do, I wear New Balance 999s.

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!

What is Pinball? The Nick Vatterott Show

A group of comedians from the New York City Pinball League discuss the intricacies of pinball.

Big Red’s Retro Rock

“Big Red” of K106.3 interviews Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies and Gary Stern of Stern Pinball.

Surreality

Nate Shivers has a lot of guests on his newest podcast.

How do you aim?

Nate Shivers asks Josh Sharpe a question that I have wondered about ever since I got serious about playing pinball …

Skill Shot Pincast

Check out another pinball podcast that has started since this past month. They are two episodes in, so it won’t be hard to catch up

C2CP 167: Help me, help you.

I listened to this podcast twice, back to back, and I have not one red cent invested in a Zidware product. That’s how compelling Coast to Coast Pinball episode 167 is.

3D Pinball: Space Cadet Remix [OCRemix]

… a remix of 3D Pinball: Space Cadet. Also known as the game we all played when we were procrastinating along with rounds of Solitaire and Minesweeper.

Barenaked Ladies – “Say What You Want” [MUSIC VIDEO]

Featuring believable fake-playing of an imaginary custom pinball machine. Also, PLAY BETTER (TM) ^_^

Cirqus Voltaire (Voltage Mix) by Matt Dibrindisi

Matt is back with a new track based on Cirqus Voltaire! It’s a shocking experience!

Flashback Friday: 20 years for shredding! [Music]

YouTube user PJ d’Atri shows the guitar skills necessary to cover the main theme from Judge Dredd.

Silverball – Barenaked Ladies [MUSIC]

YES! I nominate this to be the replacement for Tommy Pinball Wizard as the song you hear every time a news outlet does a pinball special interest story.

Coast 2 Coast Pinball – Colored DMDs

The episode where I get mentioned during mail time.

Reik, Dunlap, Elwin: The Pinball Outreach Project Interview

Nicole Anne Reik, Greg Dunlap and Keith Elwin join The Monday Sampler on Portland’s KBOO Community Radio.

Newish Star [MUSIC]

Check out these songs from the band Newish Star that were inspired by the silverball.

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.

Pinball on a Train

(Well, don’t you know) That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, ga-a-ang. That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, gang.

Throwback: Best Pinball Machines for Beginners?

… they included some of the most back-breaking machines in the hobby.

PinBox 3000 Artcade Pinball System

Here is a way to introduce the game of pinball to today’s youth. This just screams to be presented at schools as an art or science project. STEM, anyone?

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.

“The ultimate guide to pinball”

Hopes and Fears offers “The Ultimate Guide to Pinball” which is their attempt to present the history, personalities, the scene and the how-to guide to playing pinball.

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.

Silverball Newsy News – Stern Moves | Project Pinball

With ChicagoBusiness.com and CBS Chicago.

PAPA 18 Review by Pinball News

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

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!

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.

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.

New Pinball Dictionary: Cliffy’d / Cliff-ied

Named for times when a Cliffy protector interferes in some way with your shot, or causes you to drain the ball.

New Pinball Dictionary: Ock Block

Occurs when you shoot the Doc Ock saucer cleanly, but instead of stopping in the saucer, the ball gets rejected and it comes right back at you.

New Pinball Dictionary: Shotgun / Shotgun Seat

The player with the second best seed in a pinball playoff.

New Pinball Dictionary: Chopping Wood

Describes a player who is … grinding for points …

New Pinball Dictionary: Snowman

During Multiball play when a ball is cradled on a flipper, and another ball happens to rest vertically on top of it.

New Pinball Dictionary: Brick

Occurs when a player has a ball cradled on a flipper, takes a controlled shot and misses it. Especially if the player really needs it to claim an important feature or award.

New Pinball Dictionary: House

Don’t get housed!

ALERT! – Donate to Kids Pinball Outreach Project Stream

BREAKING NEWS! Go to Dead Flip on Twitch TODAY at 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central/3 PM Pacific and join the Pinball Outreach Project Charity stream! All donations go directly to POP today!

Big Bang Billionaire!

Have you ever tried playing pinball by flipping one flipper with your pinky finger?

Fantastic Pintastic Action P3

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of innovation. Let it wash over you.

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT REPLAY FX?!

Don’t miss it! #HYH

Summer at Silverball Museum Tournaments LiveBlog

… check here for updates on the Silverball Museum tournaments in Asbury Park, NJ.

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.

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.

Playfield of Dreams: Pinapalooza 2015

If you build it, they will flip.

Pinball A Go-Go on FOX40 Sacramento

“The oldest running pinball show west of the Mississippi”

Pinball Excuse #009 – New Balls Needed

Hey there, Daenerys Targaryen … What do you have there in your hands … BAO?

Pinball Excuse #008 – Luckbox

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Wait, you have heard it?

Pinball Excuse #007 – Lightning

Sadism is putting lightning flippers on Xenon. Masochism is repeatedly playing Xenon with lightning flippers on it.

Pinball Excuse #006 – Dragonfly

I’m so silly sometimes.

Pinball Excuse #005 – Gravity

Gravity is a fickle mistress. Wait … what?!

Pinball Excuse #004 – Earthquake

That earthquake tilted my game! Didn’t you feel it?

Pinball Excuse #003 – Crowded

This is one of those “problems” I would like to see more often. It would be fantastic to see more crowded pinball halls with people lined up to play.

Pinball Excuse #002 – Hovering

Try to keep your concentration. Focus. You know he’s still there … looking, staring…

Pinball Excuse #001 – I ran out of beer.

Have you played against people who actually play better as they drink more? It seems as they get more buzzed they start hitting combos and trick shots that they never could do while sober.

Pinball Excuse #009 – New Balls Needed

Hey there, Daenerys Targaryen … What do you have there in your hands … BAO?

Pinball Excuse #008 – Luckbox

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Wait, you have heard it?

TILT Amusements

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

Pinball Excuse #007 – Lightning

Sadism is putting lightning flippers on Xenon. Masochism is repeatedly playing Xenon with lightning flippers on it.

How do you aim?

Nate Shivers asks Josh Sharpe a question that I have wondered about ever since I got serious about playing pinball …

Pinball Excuse #006 – Dragonfly

I’m so silly sometimes.

New Pinball Dictionary: Three* Egg Omelet

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

Pinball “Rule” of the Day: Change

The game doesn’t play the same for everyone.

Pinball “Rule” of the Day: Inevitability

That is one of the charms of pinball.

New Pinball Dictionary: Nine-Out

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

Tracing the history of pinball [Video Feature]

VICE have released a video feature on pinball. Does that mean pinball is cool now?

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.

Tap Pass Cam

It still seems like magic to me when I do it right.

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 …

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.

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.

ALERT! – Donate to Kids Pinball Outreach Project Stream

BREAKING NEWS! Go to Dead Flip on Twitch TODAY at 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central/3 PM Pacific and join the Pinball Outreach Project Charity stream! All donations go directly to POP today!

Hubris with a Zed

Feel the POWER! Feel the PAIN!

Fantastic Pintastic Action P3

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of innovation. Let it wash over you.

Fantastic Pintastic Action Full Throttle

It’s Full Throttle by Heighway Pinball at Pintastic New England!

Banzai!

Banzai, Daniel San! Banzai!

Stern at Comic-Con with Topless Robot

Topless Robot interviewed Jody Dankberg at the Stern Booth at Comic-Con while playing KISS, Metallica and Wrestlemania.

This Dude knows the Silverball

Guess who was at Modern Pinball NYC racking up points on Dr. Dude.

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…)

Red & Ted’s Road Show on The Pinball Arcade

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

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!

Let’s Play: Sonic Spinball

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

The Goonies pinball machine

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

Northwest Pinball Show Tournament Live Stream

Coverage of the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show Circuit event.

Magic Girl at NWPAS

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

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.

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 …

PAPAtv LIVEplay: Where’s the love?

In honor of Valentines Day, PAPAtv are playing three games that don’t get a lot of love.

PAPAtv LIVEplay: Punxsutawney Pinball

It’s PAPA TV LIVE on Groundhog Day … sorta kinda, with Groundhog Day themed pinball games … sorta kinda.

PAPAtv LIVEplay: Manual

It’s PAPA TV LIVE with gameplay of: Devil’s Dare with its manual kickback, Gondolier with its manual ball feed, Airborne with its manual … pilot eject fun time!

pAPa tV LivEPlaY: What could possibly go wrong?

Join PAPAtv as they take you through three games that are not tournament worthy. What makes a make unworthy for tournament play?

PAPAtv LIVEplay: Terms and Conditions Apply

It’s LIVE play of: Lethal Weapon 3, Snow Derby and JunkYard

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!! Lets start again

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.

Pinball Excuse #009 – New Balls Needed

Hey there, Daenerys Targaryen … What do you have there in your hands … BAO?

Pinball “Rule” of the Day: Inevitability

That is one of the charms of pinball.

Meme Ball!

What happens when you take a pinball game and staple together a bunch of Internet memes on it?

Arcade Heroes Reviews Star Trek v1.5

Arcade Heroes has a look at the newest version of the Star Trek software. The captioned pictures of Star Trek: TNG are just me having fun.

Pic of the Day: Kaiju Big Battel

Hey, Godzilla. You’re up! We could have a new “War of the Monsters.”

Pic of the day: EX-TER-MIN-ATE!

Where is The Doctor? OH! There he is.

Pic of the Day: Medusa Illusion (Rock Fantasy!)

QUICK! Is the Medusa playfield slanted upward or downward?

My Pinball Arcade Review: Rollergames

You may be tempted to say that Rollergames sucks. You would be wrong though.

Wheel of Fortune Tutorial [PAPA]

The tutorial even includes a double trip multiball and regular multiball stacked together with a BONUS mode. When you can build that up, anything you fling the ball at will score “fabulous points.” So, when in doubt, on Wheel of Fortune it’s Mode before Multiball.

MemeTown Two

I am not phoning it in today. I’m not. OK, maybe I am meme-ing it in…

Inlane-Slingshot Quad-Catch! [VIDEO]

A pinball slingshot on STERN’s Spider-man decides it knows how to catch pinballs too and demonstrates this talent by catching four pinballs underneath it by itself!

Pics of the day: Gary Stern makes a call

Modern Pinball NYC posted a picture of Gary Stern and Steve Epstein at their front desk. It so happened to have meme-able spaces above and below it. Internet law clearly dictates that it’s MEME TIME AGAIN! Tongue firmly planted in cheek.

MemeTown

It’s time to gather together a bunch of pinball memes and stuff. Here we go!

Pic of the Day: Hey, nice slide save!

Josh Sharpe with the save of the tournament at the Louisville Arcade Expo circuit event.

Merry Christmas, you big sausage!

He sees you when he’s sleeping …

Stern’s Next Game is 50 Years of Mustang

First, I thought it was April Fools Day for a half of a second when Stern announced AC/DC Luci … then, this trailer happens.

What is Pinball? The Nick Vatterott Show

A group of comedians from the New York City Pinball League discuss the intricacies of pinball.

Add-A-Ball: A pinball documentary

A pinball documentary seeking to show why pinball is returning to its former glory.

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!

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.

Pro Pinball: timeshock! iOS version released!

The new updated version of Pro Pinball: timeshock! by Barnstorm Games has been released on the Apple Store… [I]t plays fantastically.

SEGA FLIPPER

Join Mark from Classic Game Room as he flips off SEGA Flipper for the SEGA SG-1000 console.

Fantasic [sic] Pinball

If a shmup with cute, parody elements thrown in it (Like Parodius) is called a cute-em-up, than what would a cute-em-up pinball game be classified as?

Zanzabar

Zanzabar co-owner Antz Wettig talks about the history of the establishment as they install the Walking Dead pinball machine.

It’s AGDQ, and there is time for Tetris.

This is Tetris the Grand Master 3: Terror Instinct. Doesn’t that title just sound like someone is about to suffer a serious curb-stomping outside of a local bar?

Guile’s theme still goes with everything.

Player:Piano is back with the player piano that looks like a pinball machine.

Pinball makes the list! [IGN]

The Walking Dead makes IGN’s list of must have Nerd Cave Christmas List items.

“Going Retro” at the Sanctum

Players have just finished playing 24 straight hours at The Sanctum. I marvel at their dedication, and their perseverance. Also, their insanity.

Halloween Pic of the Day!

Halloween is over! WE HAVE A WINNER!

Join the ReplayFX Space Army!

Do you want to help make the greatest arcade/pinball event ever?

Hercules at Funspot

It’s Arcade Hunters with a look at Hercules by Atari at Funspot. A simple and moderately fun game when it works.

Throwback Thursday: Pinball Fantasy 1997

Do you remember when Medieval Madness was a new game? Pinball 101 presents a video from the WABAC machine: The Pinball Fantasy tournament from 1997!

Crüe Ball: Classic Game Room Review

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

MetalJesusRocks: Wacky Weird PINBALL Games

“Wacky” means forget realism.

Whoa Nellie at Pinfest: First person view

After trying the first person view with Jersey Jack’s The Hobbit pinball before the Pinfest Tournament Final, I decided to try Whoa Nellie after the tournament was over.

PAPA 18 Review by Pinball News

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

Francesco reviews The Flintstones again.

Francesco went to the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas with fellow pinballers Mike Pantino and Travis Batty. He decided to give The Flintstones another go.

timeshock! ULTRA COMBO!

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

Lonely Goomba reviews Mario Pinball Land

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

IGN Unboxes The Walking Dead

Brian Altano and Sam Claiborn of IGN unbox a brand new The Walking Dead...

SEGA FLIPPER

Join Mark from Classic Game Room as he flips off SEGA Flipper for the SEGA SG-1000 console.

Fantasic [sic] Pinball

If a shmup with cute, parody elements thrown in it (Like Parodius) is called a cute-em-up, than what would a cute-em-up pinball game be classified as?

Pinball 101: TX-Sector

It is your duty to play TX-Sector at some point in your pinball life.

Gott GENIE?

GENIE gameplay with commentary.

It’s Butters!

It’s Butters’ very own pinball game! Reviewed by Classic Game Room.

CGR Reviews: Zen Pinball 2 – South Park

Derek from Classic Game Room reviews Zen Pinball 2 – South Park: Super-Sweet Pinball for the Playstation 3.

Quick Look: Rollers of the Realm

It’s Giant Bomb’s Quick Look of the indie pinball simulation, Rollers of the Realm.

Throwback Thursday: 3D Ultra Pinball

It’s the original 3D Ultra Pinball from Sierra.

La Vida Local: Chicago’s Pinball Passion

This is NOT an advertisement for Marriott. Really, it isn’t.

What is Pinball? The Nick Vatterott Show

A group of comedians from the New York City Pinball League discuss the intricacies of pinball.

Big Red’s Retro Rock

“Big Red” of K106.3 interviews Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies and Gary Stern of Stern Pinball.

WWE Pinball King of the Ring Tournament

I wonder how long it will be before we finally see the pinball game get a promotion on RAW or Smackdown.

Stern at Comic-Con with Topless Robot

Topless Robot interviewed Jody Dankberg at the Stern Booth at Comic-Con while playing KISS, Metallica and Wrestlemania.

Stern KISS Pinball Promo

It’s promotional video time!

The SPIKE System (an overview)

… much fewer “miles and miles of wire.”

Whoa Nellie at Pinfest: First person view

After trying the first person view with Jersey Jack’s The Hobbit pinball before the Pinfest Tournament Final, I decided to try Whoa Nellie after the tournament was over.

Announcements: Virtual [Portal] and Real [KISS]

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

Bro, do you even shirt?

Casually inform other gaming bros, sports gamer dudes, first person shooter dudebros or whoever that they really should get their pinballing on if they want to show real skill.

Silverball Newsy News – Stern Moves | Project Pinball

With ChicagoBusiness.com and CBS Chicago.

Fun With TRON Legacy Bonus

GEM is arguably the most difficult shot in the game. It would be a shame if you weren’t rewarded for your hard work.

How to unbox The Walking Dead

Logan Hardware Records shows the proper way to unbox a new-in-box Walking Dead pinball machine.

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?

WWE LE Stern Gameplay

Please let WWE be like an Iron Man somehow.

Whoa Nellie #1

It’s the first Whoa Nellie pinball machine off the line at Stern Pinball, played by programmer Jack Benson.

WWE Pinball King of the Ring Tournament

I wonder how long it will be before we finally see the pinball game get a promotion on RAW or Smackdown.

Summer at Silverball Museum Tournaments LiveBlog

… check here for updates on the Silverball Museum tournaments in Asbury Park, NJ.

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.

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 …

What is Pinball? The Nick Vatterott Show

A group of comedians from the New York City Pinball League discuss the intricacies of pinball.

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 …

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!

PAPAtv LIVEplay: Winter is coming.

Brian Teyssier, Jon Replogle, and Fred Cochran brave through the Pittsburgh snowstorm to bring you some PAPA TV.

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.