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It all started for me as a little boy, we had just moved to Central Florida from just outside of Chicago. The year was 1974, and my mom and older sister dragged me one Saturday to the Winter Haven mall for a day of boredom and shopping. As we took a break from the torture, ahead I saw a glowing bright orange sign and it said "Oddoz Amusements". Surprisingly, my mom decided to take us in there and this was > Read the full story...
I've always been a fan of arcades since I can remember. Mid 80s in Winnipeg I'd stare at the arcade in awe wishing I could go in. They always had a 12 or 14 and older rule and at 6 or 7 I was jealous of my older brother who could go play these giant life size games that I was playing at home on our Commodore 64, Atari and Colecovision. Whenever there was a arcade in a store without > Read the full story...
My infatuation with pinball started when I was a kid in the 80's at the local shopping mall aracades and pizza >
Just 20 min and a update to Metallica pro, now with decent support slide brackets, a must on in all >
I played Charlie's Angels with my college friends every day after supper at Penn State, 1978 - 1980. Since then >
I ran $1500 through CFTBL during my "gap year" at Michigan State before my shifts at El Azteco. Rediscovered the >
I was born and raised Santa Clara and grew up with going to various places to play games with my >
I started out at Frontier Novelty in Niagara Falls, NY. I repaired everything from ABC ball bowlers, Seeburg & Wurlitzer >
In a basement far far away a neighbor got a pinball machine. He invited me over to play and I >
About 5 years ago I Googled pinball machines. (I had owned pinball machines in the past, but it had been >
When is was a young, impressionable boy, (1979) my father owned a bar and grill. Whenever I was there, he >
Hello people, I'm new to Pinside but old to the world I've seen a lot of things in my 73 years >
My first pinball I played was when I was 13 in 1980 on vacation in Florida was the original Black >
Growing up, the decision to play a game, any game - be it a board game like checkers, chess or Monopoly or >
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