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Pinball Profile: Neil McRae

“Neil McRae talks about a big event, The UK Open, plus the growth of pinball in England, and a special love for NYC.”

For the record: Pintastic New England Silverball Rumble

Coverage of the 2019 Pintastic New England Silverball Rumble Pinball Championships, a Pro CIrcuit Event at the Sturbridge Host Hotel, Massachusetts.

Fake it until you make it [UK Pinball Open]

The UK Pinball Club details how to survive and thrive at the UK Pinball Open 2019.

Imoto takes on SFGE – Part 2

Livestream at Southern Fried Gaming Expo!

Head 99 Head Pinball: 99 Letters in “I-n-t-e-r-n-a-t-i-o-n-a-l R-e-s-c-u-e”

Joe and Martin talk about Pintastic and the Trash Talker Invitiational and deeproot and Black Knight and Brisbane and Jurassic Park and Cactus Canyon!

Christopher Franchi – Q & A

He talks about some of his recent projects and gives reasons why he will not be a liaison between the pinball manufacturer and the community as he wanted to be.

Imoto at SFGE 2019 Pre-Show

Imoto Arcade shows what’s happening at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo as the show begins. The show has expanded to an new, more spacious area within the same facility.

PAPAtv: You may take our inlanes, but you’ll never take our FREEDOM!

Looking at Liberty Bell just makes me want to play Grand Prix. Because it’s not quite Grand Prix, it almost is.

Pinball, Playstations, pro wrestling – SFGE 2019

… gamers can mix screen time with tabletop gaming and cornhole—plus some good old fashioned professional wrestling.

Pinball Profile: Martha Donovan

“Martha Donovan talks about her 1st book, “Pinball Secrets: A Beginner and Intermediate Guide to Pinball”.”

Eric Stone seminar at Pintastic New England

“Top 10 world class champion Eric Stone shows us how to play pinball on Sterns “The Walking Dead” And Bally “Evel Knievel”.”

BackBox 4: Secrets

Martha Donovan from Buffalo Pinball and “Bro, do you even pinball” joins the show.

The Lost Pins: Kingpin

It feels oddly satisfying to make a ramp/spinner shot. Note that it’s not a ramp or a spinner. There are ramps with spinners in the path of the ramp so that when you hit the ramp, you also hit a spinner.

The Top Ten Most Expensive Pinball Machines in the WORLD (under glass)!

If you are a Pinside Price Police Person or at least mildly aware of pinball market prices, do not view this video while drinking or eating something, because you WILL do at least one spit take.

For the record: Pintastic New England Silverball Rumble

Coverage of the 2019 Pintastic New England Silverball Rumble Pinball Championships, a Pro CIrcuit Event at the Sturbridge Host Hotel, Massachusetts.

Imoto takes on SFGE – Part 2

Livestream at Southern Fried Gaming Expo!

Christopher Franchi – Q & A

He talks about some of his recent projects and gives reasons why he will not be a liaison between the pinball manufacturer and the community as he wanted to be.

Imoto at SFGE 2019 Pre-Show

Imoto Arcade shows what’s happening at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo as the show begins. The show has expanded to an new, more spacious area within the same facility.

Eric Stone seminar at Pintastic New England

“Top 10 world class champion Eric Stone shows us how to play pinball on Sterns “The Walking Dead” And Bally “Evel Knievel”.”

The Lost Pins: Kingpin

It feels oddly satisfying to make a ramp/spinner shot. Note that it’s not a ramp or a spinner. There are ramps with spinners in the path of the ramp so that when you hit the ramp, you also hit a spinner.

The Top Ten Most Expensive Pinball Machines in the WORLD (under glass)!

If you are a Pinside Price Police Person or at least mildly aware of pinball market prices, do not view this video while drinking or eating something, because you WILL do at least one spit take.

“I want it noooooooow!” Wonka Celebrity Panel

The Willy Wonka Panel at Pintastic New England featured stars of the movie Julie Dawn Cole (Veruka Salt), Paris Themmen (Mike Teevee) and Peter Ostrum (Charlie Bucket).

Reading Pinball Schematics 101 with John Robertson

“On the seminar stage, we had John Robertson show us how to read schematics in relation to repairing classic and modern pinball machines!”

Flip N Out – Wonka call in

Extended-play of Willy Wonka with a Jersey Jack Call-in.

Mrs and Dr Pin vs. Level Zero

That time when Mr. and Mrs. Pin visited Ron Hallett’s Level Zero Arcade and played Seawitch, Big Game, Dragonfist, Stargazer, Nine Ball, Dog Soccer, Total Nuclear Annihilation, Harlem Globetrotters, and Lethal Weapon 3.

Pintastic New England Walkthrough

A tour of the exhibits, vendors, games and other areas of the Pintastic event at the Sturbridge Host Hotel. This event will be in a different location next year.

SDTM: Saving Swords of Fury

What will happen this time? Will LIONMAN appear? Will the Balrog be released upon the land and destroy the project?

Dead Flip Shenanigans for April, May, June

Warning! Strong language ahead! I’m sure you don’t mind. You don’t mind, do you?

The Top Ten Most Expensive Pinball Machines in the WORLD (under glass)!

If you are a Pinside Price Police Person or at least mildly aware of pinball market prices, do not view this video while drinking or eating something, because you WILL do at least one spit take.

Seven Years! [Thank you!] [Dank Meme Celebration!]

Today is July 1st, 2019. Today marks seven years since I decided to dedicate at least one post every day about pinball on the Fun With Bonus web site…

Rulesets: Comically presented

Ryan Richards, writing as “Elvira Canaveral”, “Pinball Illuminati” presents a different way to look at pinball rulesets for Attack from Mars and The Addams Family. 

SLAM TILT!!! A short film about voice actors

A new game called “Cave Dude Pinball” is in development, and Murray has been called in to provide his talent.

But, is he OK?

Player 3.

This is an announcement about an important event. I don’t want to say what that event is because this is a very special video. ^_^

Spooky Show and Tell

This was a goal for me when I used to be a teacher in a former life.

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!

For the record: Pintastic New England Silverball Rumble

Coverage of the 2019 Pintastic New England Silverball Rumble Pinball Championships, a Pro CIrcuit Event at the Sturbridge Host Hotel, Massachusetts.

Fake it until you make it [UK Pinball Open]

The UK Pinball Club details how to survive and thrive at the UK Pinball Open 2019.

Imoto takes on SFGE – Part 2

Livestream at Southern Fried Gaming Expo!

Christopher Franchi – Q & A

He talks about some of his recent projects and gives reasons why he will not be a liaison between the pinball manufacturer and the community as he wanted to be.

Imoto at SFGE 2019 Pre-Show

Imoto Arcade shows what’s happening at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo as the show begins. The show has expanded to an new, more spacious area within the same facility.

Eric Stone seminar at Pintastic New England

“Top 10 world class champion Eric Stone shows us how to play pinball on Sterns “The Walking Dead” And Bally “Evel Knievel”.”

Reading Pinball Schematics 101 with John Robertson

“On the seminar stage, we had John Robertson show us how to read schematics in relation to repairing classic and modern pinball machines!”

Belles Weekend Takeover of Dead Flip!

It’s more than an NXT Takeover, it’s a B&C Takeover! Belles and Chimes is in charge of the Dead Flip channel for Saturday and Sunday.

Pintastic New England Walkthrough

A tour of the exhibits, vendors, games and other areas of the Pintastic event at the Sturbridge Host Hotel. This event will be in a different location next year.

Marco TV: Dwight Sullivan and Imoto Harney

Imoto interviews Dwight Sullivan [XAQ] of Stern Pinball at the Texas Pinball Festival.

Pinball Profile: Pintastic New England

Jeff Teolis talks with Gabe D’Annunzio, Derek Karamanian & Dave Marston.

Pinball Profile: Amy Covell-Murthy

“Amy Covell-Murthy talks about her event “The Longest Day” June 21st at Kickback Pinball Cafe in support of The Alzheimer’s Association.

Jersey Jack is coming to Pintastic

Jack tells us what and who Jersey Jack Pinball will be bringing to Pintastic New England.

Southern Fried Gaming Expo 2019

They will have multiple tournaments at that event and also … who knows … maybe some very hot peppers will be eaten again this year.

New Pinball Dictionary: Final Destination

When you pull off an amazing save, only to experience a swift and irretrievable death with the ball’s next action.

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.

PAPAtv: Thillrides!

The parks are full! Hopefully, you didn’t eat anything volatile before getting on the rides.

pinballwiz45b vs. Castlestorm

One lap of the game. Lots of Multiball.

pinballwiz45b vs The Force

pinballwiz45b takes on Pinball FX3 – Star Wars: Masters of the Force and works toward the wizard mode.

Metroid Pinball! by The Arrrrrcade

Twitch creator, The Arrrrrcade is working on a physical version of Metroid Pinball!

Flipper Mechanic: The Pinball Tech Simulator

Look at auctions, take the games home fix them and sell them for profit. Grow your flipper technician enterprise and build your own games.

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?

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