The newest chapter of my pinball life begins.
October 27, 2021
American Pinball is proud to announce Steven Bowden as our new Corporate Account Manager and Creative & Marketing Consultant.
Steven has created and/or been a consultant on rulesets and game design for pinball designers such as Dennis Nordman, Jon Norris, Barry Oursler, and John Popadiuk. He has been a consultant to software developers on the scripting and coding of rulesets, electrical and mechanical engineers on playfield devices, and with game artists and animators. Steven is also experienced in game testing and quality assurance.
Steven has been promoting the hobby, scene, and sport of pinball via his website, Fun With Bonus (https://funwithbonus.com), and other online presences of that same name, for over nine years. There, he highlights and focuses on the people, events, and stories of pinball’s gaming culture.
Steven has participated and been involved with many aspects of competitive pinball since 2004, and was declared the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016. He has been a commentary and gameplay contributor for various pinball broadcasts and live streams. This includes the The Pinburgh Game Bank Reveal Marathon Livestream, the Pinburgh Match-Play Championship, the Professional & Amateur Pinball Association (PAPA) World Pinball Championships and various other PAPA/IFPA Tournaments. Most recently, he was a commentator for the Pinclash: Avengers Infinity Quest Tournament, produced by the IE Pinball broadcast team.
When asked about this new chapter in his pinball life, Steven said, “I am encouraged to see how far American Pinball has progressed, and I am eager to be a part of this team as we create new and exciting pinball experiences.”
About American Pinball, Inc.
American Pinball, Inc. is dedicated to creating pinball machines that truly excite the player and become renowned within the arcade community. American Pinball designs and manufactures pinball machines geared towards both the home and coin-operated amusement markets, headquartered in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.
Steven Bowden, Corporate Account Manager and Creative & Marketing Consultant