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Playfield of Dreams: Pinapalooza 2015

If you build it, they will flip.

Meanwhile, at Heighway

Let’s look at something POSITIVE happening in the pinball manufacturing scene.

IFPA12 World Pinball Championships Streaming

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

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) ^_^

MetalJesusRocks: Wacky Weird PINBALL Games

“Wacky” means forget realism.

Pinball A Go-Go on FOX40 Sacramento

“The oldest running pinball show west of the Mississippi”

Pinball Scene Tour: The Sanctum

That random piece of pizza on the ground is like that health pack you get before facing the end boss.

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!

Bro! Ghosts, Bro! On Saturday!

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

Pinball “Rule” of the Day: Change

The game doesn’t play the same for everyone.

Gallery of the Day: AFM Chuck Taylors

I don’t normally wear Chuck Taylors, but when I do, I’m attacking Mars.

Pinball “Rule” of the Day: Inevitability

That is one of the charms of pinball.

“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.

Star Wars Pinball Coffee Table

$13,000.00 for a formerly functional Star Wars playfield coffee table? Nope. Sorry. Can’t do it. Can’t play with it. Can’t coach with it, Can’t do it.

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.

Pinball EDU – Pinball Education Center

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

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.

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”

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.

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.

Canadian Pinball Championships 2015

The Canadian Pinball Championships have been announced: July 3 – 5, 2015. It will be held at a new venue and there will be 4 divisions of competition.

The Hobbit at Pinfest: First person view

I was trying out these sunglasses I got that have a camera inside the bridge part. I figured I should try my first game of Jersey Jack’s The Hobbit at Pinfest with them on and see how the video looks.

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 …

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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 …

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.

Coast 2 Coast Pinball – Colored DMDs

The episode where I get mentioned during mail time.

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?

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.

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 …

Can you feel the Sunshine?

Does it brighten up your day?

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.

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.