Tag: techniques

Pinball Tutorial: Live Catch

Abe Flips presents a tutorial video on an important flipper technique a player can use to help them gain control of the ball, the live catch.

New Pinball Dictionary: Loop Pass

This is a skillful way to bring speedy orbit shots back under control. As the ball is heading back towards the flipper from an orbit, the player drops the flipper just as the ball hits it.

New Pinball Dictionary: Post Pass

Sometimes when a player has a ball trapped on a flipper, they really want it to be on the opposite flipper to attempt a particular shot. One way to accomplish this is to flip quickly so that the ball bounces off of the bottom of the slingshot and over to the other flipper.