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Throwback: Straight-up ‘Pinball’
Mar06

Throwback: Straight-up ‘Pinball’

8-bit NES physics engine, FTW.

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Throwback: The Pin happened. Why not Seawitch, etc.?
Feb04

Throwback: The Pin happened. Why not Seawitch, etc.?

I post this not only for “The Pin” itself, but to ask the following questions:

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Pinball on a Train
Jul23

Pinball on a Train

(Well, don’t you know) That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, ga-a-ang. That’s the sound of the pins clanging on the train, gang.

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PAPA TV: Nip it, Mikey!
Oct31

PAPA TV: Nip it, Mikey!

It’s a very special episode of PAPA TV with Nip It, Robotron 2084 and Whodunnit.

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Let’s Play: Magic (Stern, 1979)
Feb05

Let’s Play: Magic (Stern, 1979)

This game will destroy you if you can’t recover from missed shots (even made shots for that matter). Get your nudging skills ready.

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Tournament Watch: Pittsburgh Pinball Open 4
May26

Tournament Watch: Pittsburgh Pinball Open 4

The Pittsburgh Pinball Open features a main tournament, a women’s tournament, 2 classics tournaments and various mini tournaments. 100% payout on all entry fees for all tournaments! Estimated $3,500 in payouts! Open to the public – free admission!

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CrabTowne, USA
Apr29

CrabTowne, USA

Tom Hintenach, Jr. keeps over 100 video games and pinball machines working at CrabTowne USA in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Although you really couldn’t tell that there’s a treasure trove of gaming in there by looking at it from the outside. Come for the crabs, stay for the pinball; then eat more crabs and play more games. “As long as people like to play it, we’re going to keep it fixed.” — Tom Hintenach, Jr. Tom Hintenach is THE REAL PINBALL WIZARD. He’s kept over 100 vintage arcade video games and pinball machines in working order for many years, at CrabTowne USA in Glen Burnie, MD. Produced from footage originally shot for the Emmy Award winning MPT original production Eatin’ Crabs, Chesapeake Style, this short takes you back when video arcade games and pinball machines ruled the world! And at CrabTowne USA they still...

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Skill Shot
Mar31

Skill Shot

Few games can make a player appreciate a skill shot more than Fireball (electro-mechanical edition). Tournaments can be decided on whether you have been able to find out how much you should pull that plunger back to score those big points and cause all of the bumpers to illuminate.

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Rock Fantasy – The Pinball Room
Mar08

Rock Fantasy – The Pinball Room

Middletown, New York has just become a pinball destination. Rock Fantasy has extended it’s territory to include a room filled entirely with pinball machines. This video by Ron Hallett, Jr. shows off the new area while we were attending the Avengers New York Launch Party. Rock Fantasy Hard Rock, Metal, and Classic Rock Concert Shop in Middletown, NY....

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Tournament Watch: 2012 Fairfax Fall Classic
Oct26

Tournament Watch: 2012 Fairfax Fall Classic

John’s Place in Fairfax, Virginia – Friday through Sunday, November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2012 – Potential games for the Main Tournament are: Paragon, Cleopatra, Tales of the Arabian Nights, Tron, Monster Bash, Fun House, Alien Poker, Cyclopes, Addams Family, Catacomb

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