Revival of pinball launches top players, a prosperous business | Columbia Missourian
Apr25

Revival of pinball launches top players, a prosperous business | Columbia Missourian

“[Pinball] is a constant battle for control in a world that you don’t always have control in,”

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World-class pinball tournament returns to Pittsburgh: PAPA 20 | The Pitt Maverick
Apr24

World-class pinball tournament returns to Pittsburgh: PAPA 20 | The Pitt Maverick

With all the action going on around these technicians and the sense of urgency they have, one can’t help but think of a NASCAR tire change.

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Escher Lefkoff, best pinball player in the world, lives in Longmont | Denver Post
Apr22

Escher Lefkoff, best pinball player in the world, lives in Longmont | Denver Post

“Lots of people are good at one era or another, but it’s very difficult to be good at all eras because of the different skill sets and rules,” Adam said. “And yet Escher is able to master all of them.”

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“Colorado’s News Leader” NBC 9News
Apr19

“Colorado’s News Leader” NBC 9News

“He just won the “A division title” at the “Professional and Amateur Pinball Association” world championship.”

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London massage therapist wins top prize in women’s division at international meet | The London Free Press
Apr18

London massage therapist wins top prize in women’s division at international meet | The London Free Press

“When you make the ball do what it’s supposed to do, it’s kind of magical,”

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The curious story of Magic Girl, the would-be greatest pinball machine of all time
Apr16

The curious story of Magic Girl, the would-be greatest pinball machine of all time

This article by Popular Mechanics is better than what was produced on the Wall Street Journal, and it’s not paywalled.

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Pinball Craftsman Hits Bumpers Building a Sought-After Machine – WSJ
Apr16

Pinball Craftsman Hits Bumpers Building a Sought-After Machine – WSJ

What has happened to The Wall Street Journal?

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Father, son pinball machine technicians, enthusiasts | Our Town | Columbia Tribune
Apr14

Father, son pinball machine technicians, enthusiasts | Our Town | Columbia Tribune

Over the past three years, the two have ventured through a project they’ve never tried before. Pinball Company owner Nic Parks contracted Nathan and Dan to work on a new, kid-friendly pinball machine.

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Thornton woman wins 2017 Women’s World Pinball Championship
Apr11

Thornton woman wins 2017 Women’s World Pinball Championship

“I’ve been playing pinball almost every day for 27 years, but I’ve only competed since 2002,” [Helena] Walter Higgins, 41, said. “It’s really nice to have access to all the games at home, to practice and arrange tournaments with friends …

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Dana Pepcak — Game the System
Apr04

Dana Pepcak — Game the System

It’s just so exciting. You can play the same machine a hundred times and it’s a different game every time. I can’t think of anything else that you can do so repetitively with a different outcome.

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