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Review of The Game Preserve and LSPAM Visit - Houston, TX
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Review of The Game Preserve and LSPAM Visit - Houston, TX

I went to visit my younger brother in Houston, TX in late June, 2015. Somehow, my rekindled admiration of pinball rubbed off on my brother, and he is just as crazy about seeking out new machines as I am. He even bought 1969 EM to restore since my visit, but that is his story to tell if I can ever convince him to sign up on Pinside.

During my visit to Houston, I had two distinct and wonderful experiences with pinball. The first was a trip to the Lone Star Pinball Association's (LSPA) "Museum," as its owner lovingly and only half jokingly calls his collection. The website might not have a lot of whistles and bells, but here it is for information purposes, and here's a link to the listing of the games curated and maintained there by Dan Ferguson   » Read the full story...

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Belated Review of Zapcon 3.0 (2015) - Mesa, AZ

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A new pinball muesum with fifty machines from the 1940s to the present opened recently in Roanoke in Virginia, USA, and Dan Marquardt has been there to check it out.   Read on...


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