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Horrorhouse Fest 2017!!!
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Horrorhouse Fest 2017!!!

Beyond excited to talk to you about the only known haunted house with a pinball tournament in it... Horrorhouse Fest! This year we have been lucky enough to land our favorite sponsor yet, Pinside.com, and we're here to let you know we are making it the wildest adventure yet!

It's been a crazy 5 years of making these "one night only" (and now all ages!) haunt-cades.. It was always my intention to give people something they'll never forget, and I think so far we've done just that, with each years house completely different than the last, always themed based on the games and crazy improv actors/score keepers that reside within the   > Read the full story...




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Lady Unicorns, they exist!

“Lady Unicorns, they exist!”

September 24th, 2017

Alrighty kids, With all the horrible things going on in this turbulent world we live in. It is good to be reminded that there are super frikkin' awesome people out there. This is such a story. I captained a pinball league team   > more...

My Comeback

“My Comeback”

September 22nd, 2017

In the mid-90s, my wife and I bonded by playing pinball together in the couple of arcades that were around at the time in State College, PA. Funhouse was our main pin, so years later when we had moved to   > more...

How I got here...

“How I got here...”

September 18th, 2017

It was 1982, and my parents just bought a foreclosed home in Coram, NY, a small town of Levitt tract homes on suburban Long Island. The house had been abandoned some eleven years at that time, and the "W Section"   > more...


My 1969 Yankee Baseball Rebuild Story

“My 1969 Yankee Baseball Rebuild ...”

September 17th, 2017

Yankee Baseball Rebuild October 3 2015 – February 27 2016 A two player’s 1969 Yankee Baseball pitch and bat game. The flier says, Featuring ‘Realistic base running in lights on back glass and on playfield’, ‘scoring like baseball with three outs per   > more...

Pinball CHANGED MY LIFE

“Pinball CHANGED MY LIFE”

August 30th, 2017

How Pinball made me who I am today.     Williams HOLLYWOOD Pinball, 1961 & MY LIFE:      The story of my Williams ‘HOLLYWOOD’ pinball machine goes WAY BACK and here is a short version of the story, of how it changed my   > more...

Hi there pin-dudes!

“Hi there pin-dudes!”

August 28th, 2017

Based in R'dam I'm a pinball novice. We have a pinball museum overhere and I haven't even been there yet. I do like pinball though but my history is pretty short in comparison to some of you. We used to have   > more...




The archive

Pinball Archive

The archive holds tons of information on all pinball machines since 1950. We've got thousands of photos, ratings, price info and much more!

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Meet pinball enthusiasts from around the world, read their stories, see their collections and find out which games they like best!

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The Forum

Discuss the silver ball game and all aspects of the hobby in our discussion forum.


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Pinball Top 100 List

A weekly generated list of the best games out there, as rated by players and collectors worldwide!

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The Pinball Market

This is where you can find pinball machines and parts or put yours up for sale !



Pinball events

Northern Lights Pinball Show

Stretford, En (GB) October 14—15, 2017

Retro World Expo

Hartford, CT (US) October 14—15, 2017

2017 Houston Arcade Expo-Oct 20-21

Houston, TX (US) October 20—21, 2017

Pinball Madness

Banning, CA (US) October 20—22, 2017

Retroplay 2017

Le Gavre, Pa (FR) October 21—22, 2017

Classic Pinball and Video Game Arcade Auction

Anaheim, CA (US) October 21, 2017

Auckland October Meet

Auckland, Au (NZ) October 22, 2017

PAP

Arnhem, GE (NL) October 28, 2017

24-hour Pinball Battle for the Kids

San Francisco, CA (US) November 4—5, 2017

Grand Ole Gameroom Expo

Franklin, TN (US) November 10—12, 2017

Pinball news Headlines

RETROVOLT

The Retrovolt arcade provides a return to the pre-redemption days of wholesome family amusements with its twenty-three pinballs and assorted classic video games, as John Brothers reports.   Read on...

PINTASTIC 2017

If nothing else, you've got to admire the name. But fortunately there a lot more to like about this Georgetown pinball arcade/bar, including a fine selection of both games and refreshments.   Read on...

FLIP FLIP, DING DING

If nothing else, you've got to admire the name. But fortunately there a lot more to like about this Georgetown pinball arcade/bar, including a fine selection of both games and refreshments.   Read on...

SILVER BALL PLANET PINBALL ARCADE UPDATE

We've covered the Silver Ball Planet before thanks to our roving reporter John, but now Stefan Riedler from RS-Pinball has visited and updates the game selection while providing detailed instructions on how to get there.   Read on...

MAIN STREET AMUSEMENTS

Another update to an earlier review sees M.G. Brown visiting Main Street Amusements in Lafayette, Indiana where he takes the opportunity to check out some local delicacies.   Read on...


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Barcade: The Original Arcade Bar

Barcade® is a combination bar and arcade with a focus on classic video games and American craft beer. There are locations   >


I started playing pinball when I was about eight years old , I used to go to the local 7-Eleven get

I started playing pinball when I was about eight years old , I used to go to the local 7-Eleven get

started playing pinball when I was about eight years old , I used to go to the local 7-Eleven get   >


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My story

I grew up in Lakeville, MA., a small town near Cape Cod just south of Boston.  I've lived in Columbus,   >


Flipprojets team on Pinside

Flipprojets team on Pinside

Hello Pinsiders, My name is Thierry and I live in France. With my brother François, we create the FLIPPROJETS team as   >


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How I got into Pinball

It all started back when I was 16 years old in 1996. A friend took me to this game store   >


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From player to tester

I started playing pinball when I was a teenager in the '90s. My passion developed into a job working at a   >


Unknown talent...

Unknown talent...

I grew up in arcades in the 80s. Spending countless hours and countless quarters (thnx Mom n Pops) on video   >


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About me:

I am a pinball restoration artist working for a company in Rochester, New York. I wanted to add some photos to   >


Yard sale find. Waiting on parts. Hook Data East

Yard sale find. Waiting on parts. Hook Data East

Saw a Pinball in the back of a garage, asked about it, and came hom e with it for $100. Data   >


Krakov Pinball Museum

Krakov Pinball Museum

My wife Lynn and I went to Krakow in Poland for a weeks holiday in February 2017. It's a fantastic place   >


Story of a pinball addict: Going full tilt for years

Story of a pinball addict: Going full tilt for years

My fascination with pinball started about the time I began pestering my dad for loose change. What dimes and quarters   >