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The Williams Taxi and I - a story of restauration

The Williams Taxi and I - a story of restauration

I recently bought a Taxi pin from Williams. It was reasonably priced. It remained to be seen why.  At first glance, the device seemed to be in pretty good condition. After   > Read the full story...
Thank you Star Explorer

Thank you Star Explorer

My love of Pinball started with a Star Explorer in a friends basement when I was a kid.  Despite us all focusing a lot of attention on Nintendo at the   > Read the full story...

Under the spell, now I love pinball

“Under the spell, now I love pinball”

November 19th, 2023

I never used to be into pinball; I didn't really understand my dads obsession. I am an engineer by trade and I have recently come   > more...

A fan without a cabinet

“A fan without a cabinet”

November 18th, 2023

Back in 2000 I was awaiting entry into the Marine Corps when I found myself chilling at the mall pretty much every day.  I would   > more...

My Pinball Intro

“My Pinball Intro”

November 17th, 2023

I was hanging out in work slack #videogames channel when we started talking about home arcade units.  I casually said, "I really want a pinball   > more...

So much satisfaction restoring a EM Pin.

“So much satisfaction restoring a...”

November 15th, 2023

I’ve been restoring things most of my life.  Early days had me building with my Meccano set and making projects with my Science Fair 150   > more...

My pinball background

“My pinball background”

November 15th, 2023

I was actually much more into computer games than pinball. This is not surprising, considering that I was always interested in everything digital. At the   > more...

How It All Started

“How It All Started”

November 15th, 2023

Since I was a little kid I always had a passing interesting in pinball, but being a child of the 70s and 80s, arcade games   > more...

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Cincinnati, OH (US) December 1—3, 2023

It's More Fun to Compete! Round 2

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Triptych December Monthly Tournament

Savoy, IL (US) December 6, 2023

I can't believe it's Thursday- Part II

Flowood, MS (US) December 7, 2023

Thursday Strikes at Beer Thug In Bell, CA

Bell, CA (US) December 7, 2023

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Baldwinsville, NY (US) December 8, 2023


Longville, LA (US) December 9, 2023

Beer Thug Monthly Matchplay Sunday

Bell, CA (US) December 10, 2023

(save the date) IFPA Hohoho Christmas Pinball Festival

Fulda, HE (DE) December 14—17, 2023

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It?s the final PINcast of 2023 and it?s a whopper, as Martin Ayub from Pinball News and Jonathan Joosten from Pinball Magazine are joined by David Fix, Executive Vice President of American Pinball. David discusses the state of the company as they move towards year end, the big push to get Galactic Tank Force Signature …   Read on...


Welcome to our coverage of the Dutch Pinball Open Expo which, this year, is being held in the city of Eindhoven in the south of the Netherlands. The DPO Expo was last held in Eindhoven in 2017 when it was celebrating the 25th anniversary of the NFV (Dutch Pinball Association) with a huge show at …   Read on...


Shortly before the start of Pinball Expo last month, Pinball News paid a visit to the Palatine home of American Pinball to see what had changed since our previous visit twelve months earlier. The building on South Hicks Road is shared with American Pinball’s parent company, Aimtron, with the right half being home to the …   Read on...


LITT is the vision and fluid growth of the former TILT Pinball Bar by co-owner John Galvin. The official announcement of their move was made publicly via LITT?s preferred means of communication, Facebook, but they also have their own website.   Read on...


For many pinball fans, the name of Ryan Claytor only appeared on their radar thanks to his 2019 collaboration with Nick Baldridge to create the first edition of the Coin-Op Carnival comic book series. However, Ryan has been involved in both pinball and comic books for far longer, and today the Elephant Eater Comics brand …   Read on...

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Jason Stencler in Winston Salem is incredible

Jason Stencler in Winston Salem is incredible

I wanted to send a community shout out to my friend Jason Stencler in Winston Salem, NC aka Jetmechinnc,  In   >

Oh my!

Oh my!

I'm kind of a hoe... hoe for 90's pinball.  Anyway, recently purchased my very first machine, Swords of Fury.  It's   >

Back to being purely a hobbyist!

Back to being purely a hobbyist!

Back to loving the game as I did in 1974 when I was 12. There was no weed, no alcohol,   >

A little about me.

A little about me.

Since getting into pinball, I’ve found joy in sharing it with others.  I’m unsure if I get more joy from   >

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Wedding Gift

I'll skip the 'early years' of pinball love and shoot the the fun ones.  I met my (to be) wife   >

First Machine

First Machine

I purchased my first machine, Eight Ball Deluxe, in April of 2019.  This was the machine that I would play   >

The Return to Pinball

The Return to Pinball

Hi Everyone, Started out in video games in the 80’s (and still play) but always had a draw to pinball and   >

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Super Shooter Chicago

I was there in Chicago in 1978 at the Playboy Towers.  I was Chris's roommate.  Unlike Chris, who won a   >

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Don't own one yet!

I've always loved pinball and I've always considered have a legit full size machine, but it wasn't till recently that   >

Am I late to the party?

Am I late to the party?

Recent empty nester with too much time, but too early to retire. A friend bought Scooby-Doo, I was floored!  Nothing   >

Got the Bug

Got the Bug

I am new to pinball having only played here and there as a kid at the bowling alley on a   >

Profile Story, the first of a few...maybe..if you're lucky.

Profile Story, the first of a few...maybe..if you're lucky.

So there I was, looking at my The Who's Tommy pinball machine. I noticed the airplane had only one propeller   >

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