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My 1982 Gottlieb Haunted House Pinball Machine

Pictures as soon as I take them! Welcome back to the day when Gottlieb Wide Bodys ruled. Absolutely mint condition. Only 1,186 original plays on it when I got it. (Two weeks work?) My very favorite pinball game all time and the number   > Read the full story...



The MEZELmods Story

“The MEZELmods Story”

August 21st, 2016

Once upon a time there was an engineer named Tim Mezel who worked in semiconductor manufacturing. As much as he enjoyed his work, he would find himself restless and yearning to make   > Full story...

A Touch of Light in the Dark

“A Touch of Light in the Dark”

August 13th, 2016

I've been a gamer all my life. Some of my fondest memories growing up was getting my first nintendo and then moving on to genesis and then finally as a sophomore in high   > Full story...


Born just a little too late!

“Born just a little too late!”

August 11th, 2016

I became a teenager in the early eighties, right past the height of the pinball phenomenon and at the rise of the video arcade game. There were plenty of pinball tables around   > Full story...

ReplayFX 2016: The Good, OK, and the Brutal Drains

“ReplayFX 2016: The Good, OK, and...”

August 1st, 2016

The event was twice as big as last year, but overall, it was very organized for all of Saturday. Let's hop right in. Some pinball machines just killed me outright, no matter how   > Full story...


A moment of Clarity

“A moment of Clarity”

July 24th, 2016

I read other stories about Pinsiders childhood memories of pinballs at the bowling alley or the arcade, however that isn't my story. Growing up in a town of 700 ppl in the least   > Full story...

Pool, Pinball, and Pirates

“Pool, Pinball, and Pirates”

July 24th, 2016

My love of pinball began at an early age. When I was between the ages of four and seven years old, my family would often go to Christmas parties and other gatherings   > Full story...


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