arts and pinball

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 enjoyed playing this SS game a lot, but   > Read the 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...

Restoring an Atari Middle Earth

“Restoring an Atari Middle Earth”

February 7th, 2017

If anyone is interested, I'm blogging my repair of a gift Atari Middle Earth table I got this year for Xmas. Http:// I don't have any monetization on the site, so I'm not just   > Full story...

Video Pinball Sandbox Designer and Programmer

“Video Pinball Sandbox Designer a...”

January 25th, 2017

Hey guys! I am an old fart that spent many school days playing hookey at the arcade and playing Pinball and video games became an addiction that turned in to a career as   > Full story...

Confessions of an INDISC Scorekeeper

“Confessions of an INDISC Scoreke...”

January 22nd, 2017

EDITORS NOTE (part one): One of my resolutions for the new year was to get writing again. To realize that goal, I created a blog about pinball & stuff called CORNBALLIN. This story was   > Full story...

What did I promise you guys?

“What did I promise you guys?”

January 8th, 2017

“What did I promise you guys?” the bartender asked shortly after we had settled into a pinball game at the Chateau Verte, a bar along Grand River Avenue. Dr. Detroit blurted out an   > Full story...

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