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About Skill Shot Pinball

About Skill Shot Pinball

Skill Shot is a new accessible pinball parlour located in Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada. With the support of my wife, family and friends, I aim to bring back the joy of pinball   > Read the full story...
My Pinball Backstory

My Pinball Backstory

Hello everyone, Juan here. I started my pinball adventure pretty late in life. I don't collect, I don't repair, I just play. But let's start from the beginning... So pinball was   > Read the full story...

25 years Funhouse pinball owner

“25 years Funhouse pinball owner”

July 1st, 2024

I believe I bought my machine in 1998. I played it regularly for about 7 or 8 years, and then I packed it up during   > more...

Beating Big Hurt?

“Beating Big Hurt?”

June 27th, 2024

Bought a Big Hurt at the beginning of this year as my first pin. It was the game that got me into pinball and I   > more...



June 19th, 2024

Hello fellow pinball enthusiasts!Allow me to introduce myself to this vibrant pinball club. My name is [Your Name], and I am thrilled to be a   > more...

GA Lottery Extortion of Pinball Palace and other Ga free play arcades!!!

“GA Lottery Extortion of Pinball ...”

June 19th, 2024

The GA Lottery Is An Extortion Racket Preying Upon Small Business Arcades!!!        So yesterday, June 17th, my father (Kelley Daniel) and I (Nick   > more...

Flipping The Switch: Finding My Community Through Pinball

“Flipping The Switch: Finding My ...”

June 14th, 2024

As a kid, holidays meant family gatherings at my Uncle's house and hours spent playing with my cousins throughout the home, particularly in the game   > more...

Money comes and goes, but memories last forever

“Money comes and goes, but memori...”

June 10th, 2024

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS My father is the greatest man I have ever known. He often worked 16 hour+ shifts at a local chemical company that produced carbon   > more...

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Honolulu, HI (US) July 13, 2024

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Hopkins, MN (US) July 14, 2024


Hicksville, NY (US) July 15, 2024

GAME CHANGER- JULY Stern Army Tournament

Westfield, MA (US) July 17, 2024

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Atlanta, GA (US) July 19—21, 2024

Summer of Fun Women’s Pinball Tourney

Lake Charles, LA (US) July 23, 2024

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Stern Pinball’s Art Director and famed pinball artist in his own right, Greg Freres, has announced his retirement. After gaining a degree in Fine Art, Greg started work in the advertising industry, creating point-of-purchase product displays. After two years there he jumped at the opportunity to join Bally as part of their in-house design team …   Read on...


Stern Pinball today revealed the highly-anticipated black-and-white 70th Anniversary Edition of their popular Godzilla game. Priced at $9,699, this is a Premium-level release, sticking with the company’s promise not to produce subsequent Limited Edition models after the initial release. As a result, there is no restriction on the number of 70th Anniversary Edition machines Stern …   Read on...


The Swavesey Pinball Weekend is not exactly a show; it’s more of an annual social get-together in a pub, featuring a dozen-or-so pinballs, a prize raffle and a tournament, all organised by local resident and pinball restorer, Mark Squires, to raise money for charity. As usual, it takes place over three days in the rear …   Read on...


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Williams Hurricane, that is!  The first game I ever owned was Hurricane.  It was a great starter game and my   >

My Pinball Story...

My Pinball Story...

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Pinball enthusiast from North East Baltimore City. Grew up with a father in the business. Recently rediscovered my love of   >

My AI assisted backstory

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My AI Assisted Back Story I grew up as a child of the '80s, nurtured by the flickering neon lights of   >

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Gottlieb CueBall Wizard for sale.

This pinball machine was purchased for my dad's 65th birthday in 2000 from a pinball dealer in Detroit MI area.   >

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My Story

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