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BCIT: Robert Gagno

Journalism students produced an article and video documentary on Robert Gagno and other topics on pinball in general that compares favorably to those that have been produced by larger news outlets.

Bumper to Bumper Podcast

Including the reason why my handshake at a pinball event may not be as strong as you would like.

The Black Knight rides thrice

The PAPA Team plays all 3 Black Knight Games in a quest to take back the money he stole.

Do or Die Pinball Podcast

Raymond Davidson, the current #1 ranked competitive pinball player in the IFPA, has started a podcast focused and centered on competitive pinball.Check out the first two episodes

For the record: STOMP 2 West

Nearly 11 Hours of STOMP filmed in the stately Silverball Saloon in Upstate New York.

Wonka: Blowing up the Factory

Keith Johnson takes the tour of Wonka’s factory and takes all of the Wonka bars

Dirty Harry Tutorial

Dirty Harry knows a great place for some hot dogs and hates it when scum tries to kill him.

Atlas Obscura: Tournament Pinball – The Acid Trip

Fever dreams. Fringe celebrities. Live streams. Learning curves. Rabbit holes. Pot brownies. Sabotage.

Arcade Hunters: Play Money Pinball

Nick from Arcade Hunters returns with a tour of Play Money Pinball in Stuart, Florida.

Sector 8 covers the Black Knight 2000 theme

Remember kids … Pinball is For Amusement Only … Now GIVE ME YOUR MONEY!

Star Wars Pinball: Nintendo Switch

Here’s another reason for me to buy the Nintendo Switch and then buy those controllers that allow you to play the system in tate mode.

Rip Tide 7 – Nitty Gritty

Does the mascot Gritty have a sibling named “Nitty”? Google doesn’t have anything on that. Why is that not a thing?

#TheresTheCode: Batman 66 v1.03

Appreciation for the continued improvements to this game.

LEGO pinball machine

Get that center spinner and make it through the loop! Don’t brick it! Well … actually … yes, brick it!

BCIT: Robert Gagno

Journalism students produced an article and video documentary on Robert Gagno and other topics on pinball in general that compares favorably to those that have been produced by larger news outlets.

The Black Knight rides thrice

The PAPA Team plays all 3 Black Knight Games in a quest to take back the money he stole.

For the record: STOMP 2 West

Nearly 11 Hours of STOMP filmed in the stately Silverball Saloon in Upstate New York.

Wonka: Blowing up the Factory

Keith Johnson takes the tour of Wonka’s factory and takes all of the Wonka bars

Dirty Harry Tutorial

Dirty Harry knows a great place for some hot dogs and hates it when scum tries to kill him.

Arcade Hunters: Play Money Pinball

Nick from Arcade Hunters returns with a tour of Play Money Pinball in Stuart, Florida.

Sector 8 covers the Black Knight 2000 theme

Remember kids … Pinball is For Amusement Only … Now GIVE ME YOUR MONEY!

Star Wars Pinball: Nintendo Switch

Here’s another reason for me to buy the Nintendo Switch and then buy those controllers that allow you to play the system in tate mode.

LEGO pinball machine

Get that center spinner and make it through the loop! Don’t brick it! Well … actually … yes, brick it!

Wonka: Buffalo Pinball Livestream

Frontpaged on twitch, the stream reached over 10,000 live simultaneous viewers.

Wonka: SDTM Gameplay

SDTM First Look: Willy Wonka Pinball Gameplay by Jersey Jack Pinball

Wonka: Reveal and Revel

… a scripture reading from the book of game reveals …

Wonka: Straight Down the Middle with Lawlor and Katz

SDTM Exclusive: Jersey Jack Pinball’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Deeper Look with the Creators Pat Lawlor and Joe Katz

PAPA TV Returns to the Club

The PAPA Team plays two beat-dropping games: TRON: Legacy and TX-Sector.

LEGO pinball machine

Get that center spinner and make it through the loop! Don’t brick it! Well … actually … yes, brick it!

“What happens when you mix soccer and pinball?”

You get awesomeness! And a possible workout routine? I want to do this now!

2020 Supra Pinball Super Bowl Commercial

+1 CinemaSin for using THE song.

SONY Bravia 4K Pinball Demo video

I want this machine. I want to dream in this machine. If it were a real game, it would cost ALL OF THE MONEY.

National Pinball Day Petition

There is a petition to have the United States Senate recognize National Pinball Day on Roger Sharpe’s Birthday.

If it bleeds, we can flip it.

CaptNRetro analyzes the impact, or lack thereof, of Predator pinball on the pinball industry.

pinballwiz45b vs. I don’t know

Why are we here? What is our purpose? Are we alive? Are we real? Am I just a brain in a bag? Am I a figment of someone’s imagination?

Top Dead Flips for December & January

Double Dutch Dead Flip shenanigans for December and January!

Koi Morris and The Addams Family

Koi Morris rules on The Addams Family.

Project Pinball INDISC Raffle

Join us in an undisclosed location somewhere in the Museum of Pinball, where we select our newest winner.

Blacking Out at the Pinball Hall of Fame

Respect to him for being as authentic as possible (or at least portraying a sense of authenticity) while promoting pinball on a casual day of fun.

Galaxy [Short Film]

Some games are so good, that you just have to play them. You might even sacrifice your job to GIT GUD at them.

Apple Jacks

I can vaguely remember watching this commercial unironically back in the day.

Dr. John Cosson tests his pinball knowledge on the game show HARD QUIZ!

Dr. John Cosson from Australia was a contestant on Hard Quiz yesterday. His expert subject: Pinball. Does he come out on top?

Atlas Obscura: Tournament Pinball – The Acid Trip

Fever dreams. Fringe celebrities. Live streams. Learning curves. Rabbit holes. Pot brownies. Sabotage.

Wonka: Buffalo Pinball Livestream

Frontpaged on twitch, the stream reached over 10,000 live simultaneous viewers.

Wonka: Reveal and Revel

… a scripture reading from the book of game reveals …

Sport of Pinball ramping up in South Carolina

South Carolina ETV interviews competitive players including Fred Richardson, Sarah Lindsay, Bryan Merritt and event host, Kenneth Grant.

Texas Pinball Festival 2019 Wizards Tournament Finals

Seven hours of coverage of the TPF 2019 Main Finals, including the darling of the tournament, Gottlieb’s Team One (electromechanical).

INDISC becomes “The Open”: Competitive Pinball’s Fifth Major

Congratulations to the INDISC which becomes the site of IFPA’s newest major championship.*

Texas Pinball Festival Tour

Pinball News shows a near 45-minute tour of the Texas Pinball Festival. See the grandeur of this giant show!

TPF 2019 SUNDAY!

Sunday was certainly not “garbage time” at TPF!

For the record: Texas Pinball Wizards Practice Session

Before the official opening of the tournament and tournament queueing system on NeverDrains, there was one hour available for practice on all of the tournament games.

The Second Annual TWiPY Awards

LIVE before a studio audience. It’s the TWiPY Awards from the Texas Pinball Festival.

Arcade Expo 2019 Tour by Pinball News

California at the Museum of Pinball for the fifth annual Arcade Expo show. Over 400 pinballs under one roof, a similar number of arcade video games, seminar talks, movie screenings, game vendors, food vendors, live bands.

Clustersucked! at the Upstate NY Championships

I think this would make a good entry into the New Pinball Dictionary.

Pro Circuit Pinball Championship to be broadcast on ESPN: The Ocho

Our meme dreams have come true! The Stern Pro Circuit Championship on Saturday, March 9th will be broadcast on ESPN August 7th! That’s the day ESPN turns into “The Ocho.”

Pic of the Day: Circuit Final

Admission Fee: $30.00 to join us at the venue – The Bottom Lounge in Chicago

New Pinball Dictionary: Disco-Balling

When a pinball has worn symmetrical flattened areas around its surface, especially when …

New Pinball Dictionary: Palette Swap

A machine that is physically identical to another, previously released machine of a different name, but has different artwork, and where applicable, different audio. It might also have different rules.

New Pinball Dictionary: Play It Forward

To start a session on a game that someone has left a credit for you to play, and perform well enough to leave a credit for someone else, without paying any money yourself.

New Pinball Dictionary: Moonwalk

A frustrating drain that results when the ball lands in the inlane from a ramp shot …

New Pinball Dictionary: Airball / Air Ball

A ball hitting an object, more often a target that causes it to launch off of the playfield and into the air.

New Pinball Dictionary: John Plunge

This is the ghost player that gets plunged out when only players 1/3 are played (most often in early SS games for the IFPA WC).

New Pinball Dictionary: Last Man Plunging

“In a 4-player Pin-golf group, when 3 people have passed the target score and are no longer playing, the last player …”

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.

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 …

New Pinball Dictionary: Scorekeepers Hour

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

New Pinball Dictionary: van Pelt Kickback

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

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.

New Pinball Dictionary: Dr. J.

It’s a “beautiful” drain.

New Pinball Dictionary: Hi-Five / High-Five

When the same player currently holds all 5 spots on a game’s high score board.

Star Wars Pinball: Nintendo Switch

Here’s another reason for me to buy the Nintendo Switch and then buy those controllers that allow you to play the system in tate mode.

Eclectic Gamers 85: Zaccaria’s Sword

Let’s talk about the TWiPY results as well as Black Knight Sword of Rage and the latest on zak-are-REEEE-AH!

Williams Pinball FX3 Session

CaptNRetro plays through the three tables of the new Williams Pinball FX 3 set: Theatre of Magic, Safecracker, and The Champion Pub.

Replay FX partnership with Pittsburgh Knights eSports Team

Replay FX has partnered with the Pittsburgh Knights, a professional eSports team to “bring the new era of esports to the biggest retro gaming event in America.”

Zaccaria Pinball Starter Pack

Zak-are-RYE-ah … za-KAR-ee-ah … Zak-are-REE-ah … za-KAR-RYE-ah … starter pack for those new to the Zaccaria platform.

pinballwiz45b vs. Fish Tales (SIM)

It’s time to cash in virtual Supers on “The Hardest Multiball in the Hobby”.

Super Panic Ball, Pac-Man Panic, Space Invaders Pinball Jam

Bandai Namco, … has two “battle” or “versus” pinball games on hand ….

pinballwiz45b vs. Wolverine Pinball FX3

This is a virtual pinball mastery video. One lap of Wolverine on the Pinball FX3 platform.

pinballwiz45b vs. I don’t know

Why are we here? What is our purpose? Are we alive? Are we real? Am I just a brain in a bag? Am I a figment of someone’s imagination?

pinballwiz45b vs. Star Wars: Droids – Pinball FX3

… one lap means one entire lap so that is your spoiler warning if you are currently playing the game.

Demon’s TILT [Early Look]

The ritual has started according to the screen shot. See more about the rituals over at the Steam page

TAITO testing Head to Head Pinball game

Proximity sensors! Rapid play! Versus battle! Spinning pop-bumpers? Space Invaders! TAITO?!

He-Man Beta Visual Pinball

Tate Mode. Play He-Man Multiball and Castle 2-Ball.

Pinball FX3 – Star Wars: Calrissian Chronicles vs. pinballwiz45b

Just as the other longplay videos exhibitions, this is ONE LAP of the game, as in all of it. Therefore, that is your spoiler warning.

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