"YOU'VE GOT TO MAKE THE SHOT IF YOU WANT TO WIN THE GAME." -- MATT H.

New Pinball Dictionary: Inlane Pass / Return Lane Transfer
Jan20

New Pinball Dictionary: Inlane Pass / Return Lane Transfer

As the ball is headed down the inlane, it may be moving fast enough such that the player can simply hold the flipper up to allow the ball to carry over to the opposite flipper.

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New Pinball Dictionary: Loop Pass
Jan18

New Pinball Dictionary: Loop Pass

This is a skillful way to bring speedy orbit shots back under control. As the ball is heading back towards the flipper from an orbit, the player drops the flipper just as the ball hits it.

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New Pinball Dictionary: Post Pass
Jan07

New Pinball Dictionary: Post Pass

Sometimes when a player has a ball trapped on a flipper, they really want it to be on the opposite flipper to attempt a particular shot. One way to accomplish this is to flip quickly so that the ball bounces off of the bottom of the slingshot and over to the other flipper.

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New Pinball Dictionary: Live Catch
Jan04

New Pinball Dictionary: Live Catch

A live catch occurs when a player successfully stops the ball on an upraised flipper as the ball is heading towards it.

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