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I hear you are a man of good...taste

Nice to meet you.  Thanks for stopping by. 

Just for clarification, despite my pinside name, I am not affiliated in anyway with the SDTM show (which is great) or the team.  I picked it because it illustrates my struggles as quite possibly the worst pinball player on planet earth, especially given my love for it.  Well, I am sure there is a child in new guinea somewhere that has never played pinball before that I could school in a game of BSD, but, that is only if he has two house balls.  I wish you could change your username to prevent any potential confusion, but I can't.  

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Adania: Origins

“Adania: Origins”

November 9th, 2017

Once upon a time, in a snowy midwestern college town, a teenage girl was wandering around after school, possibly semi-stalking a classmate that she had a bit of a crush on who may have worked at a local game arcade   > more...

Creation of a “Pinball Frankenstein” (Pinball Documentary Story)

“Creation of a “Pinball Franken...”

October 24th, 2017

Sometimes restoration, the story, and pinball history is more interesting and entertaining than playing and owning a title within itself. What is a “Pinball Frankenstein”? From trash to treasure, another pinball adventure story of time, patience, and hard work. My history of   > more...

Horrorhouse Fest 2017!!!

“Horrorhouse Fest 2017!!!”

October 11th, 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   > more...


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...




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Free Play Florida

Orlando, FL (US) November 17—19, 2017

OBX Flippers Arcade Fall Pinball Bash PAPA Circuit Event

Grandy, NC (US) November 17—19, 2017

SALON DES JEUX

Châlons-en-Champagne (FR) November 18—19, 2017

Schwoegler's monthly tournament

Madison, WI (US) November 18, 2017

Pukekohe IFPA Classic

Pukekohe, Au (NZ) November 26, 2017

Project Pinball Overflow and Late Arrivals Tourney

Lake Charles, LA (US) December 2, 2017

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN PINBALL REVEAL PARTY

Milford, CT (US) December 2, 2017

Romp in the Swamp IV Pinball Tournament

Lake Charles, LA (US) December 2, 2017

Children's Miracle Network (Hurley)

Flint, MI (US) December 2, 2017

Tri-State Super Selfie League Finals

Morristown, NJ (US) December 3, 2017

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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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