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Diving into the Past, A Pinball Survival Story

Diving into the Past, A Pinball Survival Story

As a pinball collector and historian, I always look for opportunities to save games from the "dreaded landfill destruction" that were prevalent back in the 1980s and 1990s, both EM and SS games.  People would be surprised today how many   > Read the full story...



Horror Business

“Horror Business”

March 10th, 2017

It has been fantastic throwing myself back into pinball in the past few years. As a young boy, I connected more to video games than pinball - part of that was probably   > Full story...

Great experience talking to Tim & Beth @ Pinball Hall of Fame

“Great experience talking to Tim ...”

March 7th, 2017

I just wanted to post my experience visiting the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Usually when I'm in Vegas, I make a stop to the Pinball Hall of Fame.   > Full story...


Seeking My Father's Pinball Machines

“Seeking My Father's Pinball Mach...”

March 5th, 2017

My father used to design pinball machines and we had 9 of them growing up.  After my parents died in 2010 and 2011, my mom's boyfriend stole a couple and sold them off   > Full story...

arts and pinball

“arts and pinball”

February 19th, 2017

The pinball virus hit me at age 10, playing a Gottlieb Hi-Score game in the garage of my uncle. Two years later my father bought a Williams Jungle Lord for me. I   > Full story...


What do I do with this new Large, Empty basement.

“What do I do with this new Large...”

February 16th, 2017

What do I do with this new Large, Empty basement. My first thought was to make it a normal Man-Cave.  Big bar, big TV, big couch and of course a full size Pool   > Full story...

Mid Life Crisis or Living the Dream?

“Mid Life Crisis or Living the Dr...”

February 13th, 2017

For as long as I can remember I've had the need to tinker with, break, fix, "improve" anything electrical or mechanical that I could get my hands on. Starting with my moms VCR at age   > Full story...


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