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PAPA 16 “Likely” list of tournament games?
Jul25

PAPA 16 “Likely” list of tournament games?

This is a brilliant move by PAPA. Usually PAPA does not give any clue as to what games will be in the tournament banks before the event. However …

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2013 Northwest Pinball Championships Day 2
Jun23

2013 Northwest Pinball Championships Day 2

Quick points: Keith Elwin dominates the qualifying round — Escher Lefkoff and Johnny Modica survive the Late Night Beat Down — For some reason, I like Centigrade 37 — The Stroke of Luck kickout on Attack from Mars got better.

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2013 Northwest Pinball Championships Day 1
Jun22

2013 Northwest Pinball Championships Day 1

All of the games are set extremely tough but fair … Basically, they are settings that I would want to play on games that are on route to get good practice for tournament play. But I realize that wouldn’t happen …

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Canadian Pinball Open 2012 – Grand Final Part Three – Transformers
Aug27

Canadian Pinball Open 2012 – Grand Final Part Three – Transformers

Game Three of the 2012 Canadian Pinball Open on TRON: Legacy –

Players: –

Sean O’Neil –
Sanjay Shah –
Adam Becker –
Jack Tadman –

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Sanjay’s victory lap – STERN’s X-Men pinball
Jul19

Sanjay’s victory lap – STERN’s X-Men pinball

I asked the newly minted 2012 Canadian Pinball Champion, Sanjay Shah to play a game of STERN’s X-Men Magneto Limited Edition so that I could get a video of it. Zeus Manolis, the 2012 Toronto AC/DC STERN Launch Party Champion, also allowed me to tape a qualification attempt on the game.

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Northwest Pinball Championships 2012 – Champions Crowned
Jun25

Northwest Pinball Championships 2012 – Champions Crowned

First of all, let me start off by saying that I am going to forget some of the fantabulous stuff that happened during the last two days of the tournament. Luckily, I remembered to take at least some photos to help me remember what happened.

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Northwest Pinball Championships 2012 – Day 1
Jun25

Northwest Pinball Championships 2012 – Day 1

We’ve completed the first day of qualifying for the NW Pinball Championships. Each and every game set up there basically has it’s proverbial middle finger stuck up at you in defiance. It’s our job to use our pinball skills, and some lucky bounces, to score despite the difficult settings.

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Canadian Pinball Championships 2012 – It’s on like Donkey Kong!
Jun02

Canadian Pinball Championships 2012 – It’s on like Donkey Kong!

Well, last time it really was on with Donkey Kong, because there was a Donkey Kong high score challenge along with the main pinball tournament. This July, the Canadian Pinball Championships will return!

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