Pinsider's Choice Awards

Pinsider's Choice Awards

The pinball industry has been experiencing a “renaissance period” from an influx of new games, new companies, innovations, new talent, part accessibility and even ingenious after-market modifications. What an absolutely exciting time to be in the pinball hobby! The internet has   > Read the full story...

Pinball, the classic car that wont break your heart

“Pinball, the classic car that wo...”

December 15th, 2016

It started with a 1958 Chevy Impala in a parking lot in Utah. As though I'd never noticed the beauty of one before, I became suddenly irreversably smitten. It wasn't long before   > Full story...

Want a Mata Hari for nothing?

“Want a Mata Hari for nothing?”

November 20th, 2016

This story starts out being about a fellow Pinsider who did me a solid and turns into picking up a free game... It all started about two months ago when Captive_Ball graciously reached out   > Full story...

Marvel Pinball Epic Collection: Volume 1 (Review: Xbox One/PS4)

“Marvel Pinball Epic Collection: ...”

November 15th, 2016

Review: Marvel Pinball Epic Collection Volume 1 (For Xbox One and PS4) What is it? This game from Zen Studios has a collection of 10 Marvel Comics themed pinball tables.A couple of the games   > Full story...

Haunted House Pinball!

“Haunted House Pinball!”

November 6th, 2016

Coming right after the season of the witch, in a purgatory of holidays comes Horrorhouse Fest! A pinball tournament buried within a haunted house unlike any other. Currently in year four, this   > Full story...

Today I'm excited for the future of pinball.

“Today I'm excited for the future...”

October 31st, 2016

I live in a location pinball black hole.  The only location with anything is a dive of a pizza bar with only one pinball machine which is in a very sorry and   > Full story...

Hotchkiss Pinball League - Season 1

“Hotchkiss Pinball League - Season 1”

October 30th, 2016

Moving from Portland, Maine, where I had the pleasure of having Arcadia National Bar an under-10 minute walk from home (with their weekly, friendly pingolf tournaments), to rural Connecticut had me worried.   > Full story...

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