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Slam Tilt 69: Pinbeef Princess

The Ringmaster contacted me. She wants to see Stephanie Guida, Ron Hallett, Jr. and Bruce Nightingale in her office after school.

Bro, do you even bust bones?

Bone Busters, Inc. was certainly not supposed to be Ghostbusters. Nope. Not in any way.

Taking It to the Street Level

How about a sweet game of Hoops?

Pinball Players Podcast 13 – Spin to Win

There are some spinners (especially on EMs), that when I really hit them well, I can’t help but take a moment to admire it.

10 Milliardaire on Theatre of Magic

And now, a demonstration of why you don’t see Theatre of Magic appearing in many tournaments anymore.

Ben Heck: Mini Pinball – Part 7

“In tackling another prototype-to-production design, Ben uses Autodesk Eagle to recreate Felix’s printed circuit board layout.”

This PAPA tutorial is Dialed IN!

Those sacred SIM cards. Do whatever you can to get them.

Modding Aerosmith

The Hangin’ in the Gameroom series continues as Chris Bucci affixes some mods for his Aerosmith Pro game.

Guardians of the Pop Songs

Stern confirms two songs for Guardians of the Galaxy pinball.

Total Nuclear Annihilation on route at AYCE Gogi

IE Pinball (Karl DeAngelo) shows Total Nuclear Annihilation on route at AYCE Gogi. 90 minutes of gameplay shows you what in the world is going on.

Heighway Update (Meanwhile in the New-In-Box part of the hobby)

The artists still known as Heighway Pinball have an update on what is going on with production.

Dead Flip October Shenanigans

Donate to kids. We’re going to need to donate to all of the kids. We’re going to have to find kids to donate to, and then get those kids to donate to other kids.

The “Weirdest” Game Stern has made

AV Club asks Gary Stern what was the weirdest game in which he has ever been involved.

Pinstadium + Bros vs SDTM

Wow, those lights are bright. OK, I can lower them with an app? Cool! Get these on Ghostbusters, STAT!

Pinball Profile: Ed Robertson

It’s the (unofficial?) part two of the Ed Robertson interview.

Expo Blitz: Bro, do you even interview Eric Meunier?

Nick and Kevin interview the designer of Jersey Jack’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Afterwards they review their activities at Pinball Expo.

Expo Blitz: Pinball News Interviews Jersey Jack and Pirate Eric

Congratulations to Eric Meunier on his first design! It’s an experience.

Nights at the Game Table: Ed Robertson

Mike Primeau interviews Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies.

Nobody wants to talk about competitive pinball … except NBC Nightly News.

NBC talks with the Lefkoffs, the Sharpes and other players in a quick feature.

Canada gets Annihilated!

Jack Danger and Scott Danesi deliver Total Nuclear Annihilation #001, and Canada allows this.

Zach Sharpe Interview

The Pinball News interview with Stern’s new director of Marketing is pleasantly optimistic.

DanesiRelease: 904 Pinball Zine / Imoto / Scott Danesi / Matt Andrews

Scott Danesi and artist Matt Andrews were in a bomb shelter somewhere getting interviewed by Imoto and 904 Pinball Zine.

DanesiLock 2: Kaneda 152

It’s just under $6,000.00. Are you ready to support an original, unlicensed theme? Money talks.

DanesiLock 1: Coast 2 Coast Pinball

Nate talks with Scott Danesi about Total Nuclear Annihilation as it is being offered for sale by Spooky Pinball.

Slam Tilt 69: Pinbeef Princess

The Ringmaster contacted me. She wants to see Stephanie Guida, Ron Hallett, Jr. and Bruce Nightingale in her office after school.

Pinball Players Podcast 13 – Spin to Win

There are some spinners (especially on EMs), that when I really hit them well, I can’t help but take a moment to admire it.

Slam Tilt 68: Guardians of the Sanctum

Algar is 100% USDA Grade “F” prime-cut certified pasteurized distilled beechwood aged bullcrap.

Head 16 Head Pinball: Iron Metallica – Guardians of the Fan Template

Will the code provide gameplay differences where the similarities won’t matter?

The Pinball Players Podcast – Super Sanctum All-stars

Jeff interviews as many people than he can during the 24 Hour Battle, until the recorder itself succumbs under the pressure of the event.

Slam Tilt 67 – Everybody Likes Dialed In!

New Heads-Up Champion Raymond Davidson joins the Slam Tilt Podcast

Pinball Players Podcast: Jeff Parsons and Jeff Teolis

Are pinball tournaments too long for new players?

Slam Tilt: No one likes Viper

But Viper has a turret and stuff…

Little Kings with Mark Steinman

Hear about Dory Hill, the greatest tournament you haven’t been to yet.

500 When Lit | Pinball Profile: Josh Sharpe pushes buttons.

Stay tuned for the quick debate on whether using action buttons is not pinball.

The Pinball Podcast 114 – Node Boards and Rage

Everything is cool. Everything is OK. Until the rage builds about a recently released game.

Pinball Profile: Todd MacCulloch

This is your reminder that no one wants to talk about competitive pinball … except NBA Finalist, Todd MacCulloch.

Bro, do you even bust bones?

Bone Busters, Inc. was certainly not supposed to be Ghostbusters. Nope. Not in any way.

10 Milliardaire on Theatre of Magic

And now, a demonstration of why you don’t see Theatre of Magic appearing in many tournaments anymore.

This PAPA tutorial is Dialed IN!

Those sacred SIM cards. Do whatever you can to get them.

Total Nuclear Annihilation on route at AYCE Gogi

IE Pinball (Karl DeAngelo) shows Total Nuclear Annihilation on route at AYCE Gogi. 90 minutes of gameplay shows you what in the world is going on.

Imoto Arcade’s Gameplay video of Total Nuclear Annihilation

It’s a promo-level high-glamour video of Total Nuclear Annihilation on route at Ayce Gogi.

Meteor Tutorial (PAPA)

By playing this game, “you can help me save the Earth from a terrible experience.  Yes, the whole Earth.”

#TheresTheCode – Stern Indiana Jones Rewrite v0.6.2 by applejuice

Applejuice presents a code rewrite for Stern’s Indiana Jones, that uses assets from Williams’ Indiana Jones and adds in some guest stars.

Dialed IN! Day – Emily and Doctor John unboxing

Emily and Doctor John unbox a brand new Dialed IN! Limited Edition. Then, Emily gets the first game right after it’s set up.

Dialed IN! Day – Chaos in Quantum City

Kevin Manne shows a preview of software version 1.46 which includes the Chaos in Quantum City Multiball mode. This mode is available after six disasters have been played.

Dialed IN! Day – Timballs Tutorial

Tim Sexton takes on Dialed IN! and gives a tutorial.

500 When Lit | Pinball Profile: Josh Sharpe pushes buttons.

Stay tuned for the quick debate on whether using action buttons is not pinball.

Stern-O-Rama at Pinball Expo

Your pinballing self is required to be at the Stern-O-Rama at Pinball Expo. I hope you don’t need to have a Seminar ticket to partake in the festivities.

IFPA Power 100

Check to see if you are a member of the The Power 100.

Raise money for Hurricane Harvey Relief

… and you will be granted an exemption of the thirty-day rule by the IFPA in September.

HEADS UP! It’s the Heads Up Pinball Championship! October 28th, 2017

Competitive pinball speedruns! The champion gets a new-in-box Stern Aerosmith!

Z# is the New Director of Marketing at Stern Pinball

Today’s Friday Night News Dump is NOT something about a hidden plot to destroy the world or an evil corporation trying to hide more secret documents. It’s good news for pinball!

Pinball wizard from Mukilteo wins the world championship | HeraldNet.com

Raymond Davidson is a pinball-playing machine.

Announcing: The Stern Pro Circuit!

Remember than announcement about the upcoming announcement? Well, the announcement has happened!

IFPA raises money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through Morristown Game Vault tournament

With the support of Jersey Jack Pinball, Stern Pinball, and Marco Industries we were able to raise $640 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as have a $1850 cash prize package for the players.

Challenge! – IFPA Challenge Matches in 2018

“This was always the metric ‘nobody cared about’… We’re hoping to change that just a little.” — Josh Sharpe

This PAPA tutorial is Dialed IN!

Those sacred SIM cards. Do whatever you can to get them.

Meteor Tutorial (PAPA)

By playing this game, “you can help me save the Earth from a terrible experience.  Yes, the whole Earth.”

Little Kings with Mark Steinman

Hear about Dory Hill, the greatest tournament you haven’t been to yet.

Tutorial: Theatre of Magic

You may be surprised to learn that there is a right ramp AND a right orbit shot in this game.

Iron Man: Pittsburgh Pirates edition

Hey, I’d play it. I wonder what Iron Monger would be replaced by.

Wheel of Fortune Tutorial

OK, lets start off with a Double Trip Multiball plus Multiball Triple stack of WTF goodness …

Tutorial: Doctor Who

MILLION! … WROIANG! … MILLION! … WROIANG! … MILLION! … WROIANG!

More tutorials are coming …

Get ready. More tutorials by Bowen Kerins and the PAPA team are coming very soon. One might be out already as you read this.

Emily and Doctor John review Pinburgh

A brief look at the phenomenon that is Pinburgh – the world’s biggest pinball tournament.

Jack Danger at ReplayFX

Jack Danger roams around ReplayFX for 2 hours and does stuff and meets people and sees things and stuff.

Pinburgh: During and After

Jeff Teolis interviews a lot of people at and around Pinburgh including the new champion.

Pinburgh: Before

Jeff Teolis interviews the previous champions of Pinburgh, the largest match play tournament in the world.

Bro, do you even bust bones?

Bone Busters, Inc. was certainly not supposed to be Ghostbusters. Nope. Not in any way.

10 Milliardaire on Theatre of Magic

And now, a demonstration of why you don’t see Theatre of Magic appearing in many tournaments anymore.

This PAPA tutorial is Dialed IN!

Those sacred SIM cards. Do whatever you can to get them.

Modding Aerosmith

The Hangin’ in the Gameroom series continues as Chris Bucci affixes some mods for his Aerosmith Pro game.

Guardians of the Pop Songs

Stern confirms two songs for Guardians of the Galaxy pinball.

Total Nuclear Annihilation on route at AYCE Gogi

IE Pinball (Karl DeAngelo) shows Total Nuclear Annihilation on route at AYCE Gogi. 90 minutes of gameplay shows you what in the world is going on.

Dead Flip October Shenanigans

Donate to kids. We’re going to need to donate to all of the kids. We’re going to have to find kids to donate to, and then get those kids to donate to other kids.

NYC Pinball Championships 2018!

2018 NYC Pinball Championships Announced by Never Beef Productions – This film is not yet rated.

Unboxing a legacy

Zach from Straight Down the Middle unboxes what he believes is a Stern TRON: Legacy pinball game.

Head 16 Head Pinball: Iron Metallica – Guardians of the Fan Template

Will the code provide gameplay differences where the similarities won’t matter?