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Grand Rapids man wins IFPA Michigan Pinball Championship

The best pinball players in Michigan went head to head for the International Flipper Pinball Association Michigan Pinball Championship.

North Dakota crowns Pinball Wizard

Throughout the year local tournaments are held in Fargo to determine seeding for the National tournament.

Flip Side Pinball Bar Pushes Start in Westerly

Expect the ten taps and the nine tables to rotate regularly.

Jersey Jack Show: Hobbit Playfield

There is really a lot of stuff on this game.

Little Kings Episode 15: Playfields and AAARRRTTT!

CULTURE! TRIPLE PLAYFIELDS! DRAINING! AAAAAARRRRRRRRTTTTT!

“Alien” may make me a “headphone person”.

Are there official Heighway Brand Beats Headphones for sale? If so, I’m going to need them.

Magic Girl Flips!

Tales of the Magic World Arabian Cup Soccer Girl Nights

For Top Pinball Competitors, Jitters Only Help – NYTimes.com

As players warmed up amid a cacophony of clacking flippers and bonus-point bells, plungers were pulled back and released, sending silver balls springing into rapid routes and ricocheting off blinking bumpers.

Batman66 v.69.0 #TheresTheCode

Stern cashes us outside with a hundredth of a point release update and THEN ANOTHER POINT ZERO at the end! What does THAT mean?!

Meet me in the basement? Hmm … Interesting.

Ron Hallett from SLAM TILT Podcast gets his Who?dunnit pinball machine. Tom Servo approves!

Jersey Jack Pinball Show – Under WOZ

Butch Peel, Pinball Tech Wizard, discusses the underside of The Wizard of Oz Playfield, exploring JJP’s industry firsts from a totally new perspective.

Pinball Profile: Keith Elwin

Jeff interviews some guy named Keith, the seven time “World’s Greatest Pinball Player”.

FOX 5 News at Modern Pinball NYC!

… That time on a certain Thursday that FOX 5 News taped a segment at Modern Pinball NYC. Behind the scenes mode, GO!

Jersey Jack Pinball Show – WOZ Playfield Tour

Butch Peel, Pinball Tech Wizard, takes us on a JJP tour of The Wizard of Oz Playfield.

SINK THE DEEZ!

Austin broke the game, by the way.

Little Kings Episode 15: Playfields and AAARRRTTT!

CULTURE! TRIPLE PLAYFIELDS! DRAINING! AAAAAARRRRRRRRTTTTT!

Pinball Profile: Keith Elwin

Jeff interviews some guy named Keith, the seven time “World’s Greatest Pinball Player”.

Slam Tilt Episode 30 – Bat Launch

Yes, I went to the Batman 66 Launch Party. I didn’t play the updated version. I decided to concentrate on the Main Tournament.

Pinball Profile: Bob Math Use

Bob talks to @JeffTeolis. With his wealth of experience, Bob offers great tips on how to run/host a successful pinball tourney.

The Irregular Guys with Colin Urban

Colin Urban and Greg Dunlap talk to The Irregular Guys.

99 Solid State Gottliebs on the Wall

Why hasn’t someone made a decent Super Mario Brothers pinball game?

Pinball Profile: Echa Schneider, founder of Belles & Chimes

Echa joins @JeffTeolis to talk about Belles & Chimes origins and the huge growth of women players and leagues everywhere.

Eclectic Gamers #27 – Accoutrements

I think “accoutrements” is becoming one of my favorite words.

The Little Kings are back!

The Little Kings are back with lots to talk about in terms of Aerosmith, game design, upcoming podcasts and PINBALL!

This Flippin Podcast – Episode 40 – Polka and Brooks

They talk about all of the things about PAPA, Replay Foundation, Circuit Events, format changes, PAPA 20, WPPR-itis. MOAR WPPR-itis.

2017-2018 PAPA Circuit Event Majors and Minors revealed!

The votes have been tallied! The surveys have been surveyed.

Pinball Profile: Mark Steinman, PAPA Director of Operations

Jeff Teolis interviews Mark Steinman, an Absolute Grand Master 2 Plus of PAPA and Pinburgh.

SLAM TILT #28 Upstate Agony

Agony? Not from me. Oh they had agony. Well, it wasn’t that bad, was it? (It was? Well I had fun.)

Predator: The Court Saga Continues

Since last week’s episode, compliance was not accomplished, so it’s time for Predator to go back to court. Where’s the money? Where are the documents? The schadenfreude continues.

Bro, Do You Even Pinball #11

Are you as nonplussed as Kevin that Keith Elwin is working at Stern now?

“Alien” may make me a “headphone person”.

Are there official Heighway Brand Beats Headphones for sale? If so, I’m going to need them.

Magic Girl Flips!

Tales of the Magic World Arabian Cup Soccer Girl Nights

FOX 5 News at Modern Pinball NYC!

… That time on a certain Thursday that FOX 5 News taped a segment at Modern Pinball NYC. Behind the scenes mode, GO!

SINK THE DEEZ!

Austin broke the game, by the way.

… nothin’ but volcano.

What do you have to call before you make that shot? You don’t call “glass”. Do you have to call “rubber”?

Boss Mode with timballs

Beating Boss Mode on the Sopranos takes a lot of shots to do. A lot. A LOT.

Welcome to the Billionaire’s Club: Star Trek #ThreeDeep

Alternate mode strategy becomes standard. Double medal collection. #ThreeDeep

Pinball with the Pros: Lyman Sheats

IT. IS. BACK! Pinball With the Pros returns with episode four. Starring Lyman Sheats and Stern’s The Walking Dead Pinball Machine.

MULTIBULL! – Michael Jordan’s Lethal Weapon

Like Mike! If I could be like Mike! BE LIKE MIKE! Like Mike! If I could be like Mike! I WANNA BE I WANNA BE LIKE MIKE!

Ozric1847 vs. Game of Thrones at Pinball Done Quick [Gameplay]

Has this been archived off of Twitch and onto YouTube yet? I hope it has, or that it is saved forever because this has Ozric1847 scoring 10 Billion on Game of Thrones!

Monster Bash bashes back!

Just another precious pinball moment.

Chaz’s Arcade Gameplay

YouTube channel “Chaz’s Arcade Gameplay” posted a video on Arcades in New York. Here is that video along with a couple others from their channel.

Austin Mackert: Five Year Mission – Pinball Done Quick

Austin Mackert destroys Stern Star Trek Premium at Awesome Games Done Quick 2017!

Pinball Done Quick raises over $14,000 for Prevent Cancer Foundation

… as part of Awesome Games Done Quick and their record-setting $2.2 Million fundraising effort!

For the record: Pinburgh 2016

Pinburgh is the largest pinball tournament in the world, held annually at ReplayFX, a video game and pinball festival located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

IFPA – Pinball FX2 CE Open 2017

Zen Studios, Pinball Factory and the International Flipper Pinball Association are proud to announce that they are teaming up for an exciting new tournament

Pinball Profile – Josh Sharpe

Jeff Teolis interviews the president of the IFPA.

Happy December 25th! Let the shoutouts begin!

Let’s all follow each other on all our social Facey-Insta-Twitty-Grammy-stuff! Use these Twitter-Tweety-Embeddy things to get started! Ready?! GO!

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.

Pinball News – IFPAPA 2016

Bob Matthews reports on a pinball fortnight (close enough) unlike any other.

Coast 2 Coast Pinball: Mr. Sharpe Goes to Carnegie

Josh Sharpe returns to discuss the recent happenings in competitive pinball. IFPA North American and Women’s World Championships. PAPA Circuit Vote.

Mega-R-Cade!! – Card #M011 – Collaboration

This parody game card was made to honor the efforts of Games Done Quick and Pinball Done Quick to bring gaming and pinball speedrunning to the masses as well as raise money for worthy charities.

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.

Voting is open for the 2017-2018 PAPA Circuit!

Six slots are open and available to be added to the PAPA Circuit. Go vote! You can vote for your favorite three.

It’s Dine Time!

So many HAX! Fine, there’s like two HAX, but they are very important HAX.

Circuit event voting procedure changes!

This time, the open voting will be done a little differently. Additional safeguards will be put in place to ensure authenticity.

Pinburgh Increases to 800 Players!

“Due to popular demand, we have increased the number of players in Pinburgh to 800.”

This Flippin Podcast – Episode 40 – Polka and Brooks

They talk about all of the things about PAPA, Replay Foundation, Circuit Events, format changes, PAPA 20, WPPR-itis. MOAR WPPR-itis.

2017-2018 PAPA Circuit Event Majors and Minors revealed!

The votes have been tallied! The surveys have been surveyed.

Pinball Profile: Mark Steinman, PAPA Director of Operations

Jeff Teolis interviews Mark Steinman, an Absolute Grand Master 2 Plus of PAPA and Pinburgh.

Wizard Modes: AC/DC Encore

See how Encore Mode is an entire game onto itself.

For the record: Pinburgh 2016

Pinburgh is the largest pinball tournament in the world, held annually at ReplayFX, a video game and pinball festival located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Totally Tubular Tutorial! [Radical]

Let’s do some gnarly flips and cool tail slides and Mega Millions and snake runs with Radical! How could you dare wear headphones to block the sound of this game?

Happy December 25th! Let the shoutouts begin!

Let’s all follow each other on all our social Facey-Insta-Twitty-Grammy-stuff! Use these Twitter-Tweety-Embeddy things to get started! Ready?! GO!

Everybody out of the water! [Tutorial]

Bowen saves all of the swimmers and then kills sharks and does all the things in Baywatch pinball.

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.

Grand Rapids man wins IFPA Michigan Pinball Championship

The best pinball players in Michigan went head to head for the International Flipper Pinball Association Michigan Pinball Championship.

North Dakota crowns Pinball Wizard

Throughout the year local tournaments are held in Fargo to determine seeding for the National tournament.

Jersey Jack Show: Hobbit Playfield

There is really a lot of stuff on this game.

“Alien” may make me a “headphone person”.

Are there official Heighway Brand Beats Headphones for sale? If so, I’m going to need them.

Magic Girl Flips!

Tales of the Magic World Arabian Cup Soccer Girl Nights

Meet me in the basement? Hmm … Interesting.

Ron Hallett from SLAM TILT Podcast gets his Who?dunnit pinball machine. Tom Servo approves!

Jersey Jack Pinball Show – Under WOZ

Butch Peel, Pinball Tech Wizard, discusses the underside of The Wizard of Oz Playfield, exploring JJP’s industry firsts from a totally new perspective.

FOX 5 News at Modern Pinball NYC!

… That time on a certain Thursday that FOX 5 News taped a segment at Modern Pinball NYC. Behind the scenes mode, GO!

Jersey Jack Pinball Show – WOZ Playfield Tour

Butch Peel, Pinball Tech Wizard, takes us on a JJP tour of The Wizard of Oz Playfield.

SINK THE DEEZ!

Austin broke the game, by the way.

Jersey Jack Pinball Show – Creating the Playfield

In this episode: Butch Peel, Pinball Tech Wizard, details the intricate process behind creating a high-quality Jersey Jack Pinball playfield.

It’s Dine Time!

So many HAX! Fine, there’s like two HAX, but they are very important HAX.

… nothin’ but volcano.

What do you have to call before you make that shot? You don’t call “glass”. Do you have to call “rubber”?

Pinball Profile: Bob Math Use

Bob talks to @JeffTeolis. With his wealth of experience, Bob offers great tips on how to run/host a successful pinball tourney.

Boss Mode with timballs

Beating Boss Mode on the Sopranos takes a lot of shots to do. A lot. A LOT.