Death By Flippers

Death By Flippers

   I started playing pinball during the '60s in Albuquerque. It was an acquired taste as I was not in the habit of having spare change for such things as personal amusement. I didn’t play often until through pure luck I obtained an item I traded for my first pinball machine; an electrified metal sign with 25 lightbulbs on each side that I had salvaged from the abandoned “Comet” car wash a few blocks from my house.      My father   > Read the full story...



Simple Beginnings for a Simple Guy

“Simple Beginnings for a Simple Guy”

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"Ever since I was a young boy, I played the silver ball"  Funny how lyrics that have become synonymous with the games we love can still be applicable. From   > Full story...

My quest for a century of pin tech

“My quest for a century of pin tech”

March 31st, 2024

A long time ago, I realized I have an appreciation for machines and technology, and more prominently the evolution of same. It amazes me to think of how   > Full story...


From dream to reality!

“From dream to reality!”

March 26th, 2024

As a small child I was fascinated by pinball machines. I was especially attracted to the many lights, but also the sound effects. Watching was actually enough, but   > Full story...

Background

“Background”

March 15th, 2024

  I've been a toy designer for the past 30 years, starting with my main gig at Trendmasters and then various freelance once that went under.  I sculpted   > Full story...


The Game That Changed My Life

“The Game That Changed My Life”

February 20th, 2024

It's funny how a few small, seemingly insignificant, events can combine together to change the course of your life. Like many 80's kids I frequently spent Saturdays pumping quarters   > Full story...

Early memories playing pinball

“Early memories playing pinball”

February 18th, 2024

Began my pin play young. I have early memories playing machines at Cedar Point, in Sandusky, Ohio, always looking forward to the massive arcade there. My strongest memories   > Full story...


The Spectator

“The Spectator”

February 18th, 2024

It was a long walk, just over an hour, from school to home. Normally I would just ride the bus, but there were days I either couldn’t get   > Full story...

A long time ago…

“A long time ago…”

February 17th, 2024

If the title of my story is any indication, then you'll know where it all started for me. Star Wars blew my mind as a kid back in   > Full story...


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