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.
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 …
PinGame Journal shows that Duck Hunt Pinball exists. All counter arguments are now invalid.
What happened here reminded me of what happened at the 2012 Northwest Pinball Championships in a tie-breaking match between Takashi Ito and Daniele Acciari…
It looks like the media are finally starting to catch up with something that we in the pinball community have known for a while. The Northwest is awesome for pinball.
…is on video, and thank science for that! Actually, thank GeekGamer.tv, Chase Nunes, and Bowen Kerins for the video and commentary. This was game 2 of the 2012 Northwest Pinball Championships Grand Final. It’s nearly an hour, but it’s worth making some popcorn to see it in its entirety. [Now with alternate PAPA angle.]
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.
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.