“Outer Orbits’ nine pinball machines are works of art themselves: “It’s such an amazing game,” says Kohnke, whose relationship with Gainsley “blossomed” over games of pinball.”
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“When you look at a pinball machine, you might think it’s nothing more than a bunch of flashing lights. Many people think the game is random, but it’s actually carefully laid out in groups of targets that correlate to specific objectives, called modes.”
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“Both machines are getting plenty of use in our game rooms. Parents, kids and staff alike are taking full advantage…”
This first Pinball Expo was an overwhelming success and what Rob Berk and his associates thought was going to be just a one-time affair, has endured and thrived for 33 consecutive years.
“Mattias Snygg, co-founder of Swedish indie studio Villa Gorilla, [talks] about the long development process of their debut game and how pinball was merged with traditional action-adventure gameplay. “
“I was kind of collecting pinball machines and arcade games and I was starting to run out of space”
“Featuring 24 machines and 46 players from all over the mid-Atlantic region, men, women and children competed for cash prizes and bragging rights.”
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