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Meltdown Pinball Podcast – Episode One
May09

Meltdown Pinball Podcast – Episode One

Welcome to the show! It’s Episode One where Nikki DeLasagna (@kikasaurusrex) and myself talk about The Allentown Pinfest Pinball Show and surrounding events.

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Anatomy of a Pinball Machine – Topic
Mar19

Anatomy of a Pinball Machine – Topic

TOPIC opens up a pinball machine to learn it’s secrets. They wanted to learn ALL OF THE SECRETS. They opened it up ALL THE WAY.

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Fatal Flaw: Theatre of Magic
Jan21

Fatal Flaw: Theatre of Magic

I enjoy playing Theatre of Magic, as long as I purposefully avoid exploiting the main flaw in the game’s rule set. What is the fatal flaw in the Theatre of Magic rule set that discourages the game’s use in tournaments?

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Taking the Circuit (Trent) Tour 2017 (Part Three) by Frederick Richardson
Jan20

Taking the Circuit (Trent) Tour 2017 (Part Three) by Frederick Richardson

Frederick Richardson completes his journey on the PAPA/Stern Pro Circuit of pinball tournaments. Fred travels to OBX Flippers and INDISC. Plus a review of what it takes to be a Pinball Circuit competitor and the valuable lessons he’s learned.

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Taking the Circuit (Trent) Tour 2017 (Part Two) by Frederick Richardson
Jan19

Taking the Circuit (Trent) Tour 2017 (Part Two) by Frederick Richardson

We continue with Atlanta Pinvasion, Pinburgh, Buffalo Pinball Open, Cleveland Pinball and Arcade Show and the Pittsburgh Pinball Open.

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Taking the Circuit (Trent) Tour 2017 (Part One) by Frederick Richardson
Jan18

Taking the Circuit (Trent) Tour 2017 (Part One) by Frederick Richardson

So, you wanna be a professional pinball player? Frederick Richardson details his journey on the PAPA/Stern Pro Circuit of pinball tournaments.

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New Pinball Dictionary: After Hours Beat Down
Jan18

New Pinball Dictionary: After Hours Beat Down

It takes many people to help run an event successfully. Some of those people are scorekeepers who have volunteered some of their time to help out …

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New Pinball Dictionary: Scorekeepers Hour
Jan18

New Pinball Dictionary: Scorekeepers Hour

As a reward for the volunteers who perform scorekeeping duties during the competition …

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New Pinball Dictionary: van Pelt Kickback
Jan07

New Pinball Dictionary: van Pelt Kickback

Named after Lucille “Lucy” van Pelt, a fictional character in the syndicated comic strip Peanuts …

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New Pinball Dictionary: Victory Plunge
Jan04

New Pinball Dictionary: Victory Plunge

Occurs when the last player of the last ball of the game already has a higher score than the other players before starting. As a result, they can just plunge, walk away and allow the last ball to drain.

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