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By BAMcDonald

February 19, 2023

This story got frontpaged on March 06, 2023

32 days ago

I was first introduced to pinball in the late 70s when my father took me to an arcade.  I immediately fell in love with the games but was more interested in a video game that had just come out named "Space Invaiders".  My love for pinball really caught fire in the late 80s and early 90s when I was going to college.  There was a Adams Family and a Black Rose at the Seven Elevin near Grand Valley State University where I went to school in Michigan.  Well, fast forward 25 years and I stumbled accross a few games at a Pub.  I figured I'd buy a game or two.  That started my collecting.  I've owned maybe 20 different games but generally only keep 3 at a time because of space and financial constraints.  We buy a game and play it for a few months and than swap it out for something different.  Pinside is a tremendous resource for info on games.   

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13 days ago

Pretty cool, Bam. Like you, I keep a small collection (easier on the pocket), but I have had a hard time swapping out because I get so attached to a game (currently MBr LE and Mando premium). Any games that you decided were keepers?

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