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Finally got a Lord of the Rings... FINALLY!

July 6 - Finally got a Lord of the Rings... FINALLY!

What a long, strange trip it's been... I first saw Lord of the Rings pinball (hereafter, LOTR) back in late 2003/early ...


Pinball 2000: My owned one for a day review...

October 18 - Pinball 2000: My "owned one for a day" review...

So I just got a Pinball 2000, Star Wars Episode 1 to be exact, and have spent a couple hours ...


Stern BATMAN (on location) first impressions...

August 17 - Stern BATMAN (on location) first impressions...

A local game room recently added to their pinball lineup a shiny new Stern BATMAN! I pumped in some quarters and ...


Last Action Hero

July 26 - Last Action Hero

Last Action Hero is a heck of a pin based on a flick I swear only I like. The machine looks ...


Prepare to be JUDGED!

July 26 - Prepare to be JUDGED!

Judge Dredd was my first pin, and as such will always have a place in my heart. Dredd is a ...


GREAT SCOTT! What happened to your face Marty?

July 26 - GREAT SCOTT! What happened to your face Marty?

I remember playing this pin right after release and just being blown away. I love the movies and just adored ...


Indiana Jones - The Pinball Adventure

July 26 - Indiana Jones - The Pinball Adventure

To start with, I don't know if there is any better looking game than IJ... the sideart, the playfield, the backglass, ...


Play the ultimate mind game!

July 26 - Play the ultimate mind game!

Johnny Mnemonic was my second working game. It's one of those games you love to hate and hate to love. ...


WHO Dunnit... a pinball mystery!

July 26 - WHO Dunnit... a pinball mystery!

Who Dunnit used to be at my local Super Arcade/Waterpark before they gt rid of their awesome pin lineup, and ...


He got away... HE WHAT?

July 26 - "He got away..." "HE WHAT?"

When you're starting with one of the all time most important pinball games, High Speed, as your base, it's going ...


My day at California Extreme 2008

July 20 - My day at California Extreme 2008

Saturday 7/19 my wife Jamie and I hit California Extreme 2008... here we go! California Extreme, for those unfamiliar with it, ...


Ooooooh, bitchin'!

July 14 - "Ooooooh, bitchin'!"

This is the game that got Pat Lawlor on the road to pinball greatness. Not a wonder to look at (the ...


Rocky & Bullwinkle

July 14 - Rocky & Bullwinkle

Nice looking game, SUPER colorful, and the art fits the theme very well... watch for hidden references to other then current ...


Worst... Ball... EVER!

July 14 - "Worst... Ball... EVER!"

Awesome game. All custom art and voices by the real people behind the Simpsons TV show. Maybe the best voice calls ...


The Machine: Bride of Pin*Bot

July 14 - The Machine: Bride of Pin*Bot

Python, the art designer for many famous Williams games, brings us the followup to his most famous creation... Here comes ...


Report to the bridge! All hands, prepare for Multi-ball!

July 14 - "Report to the bridge! All hands, prepare for Multi-ball!"

My second favorite game (right behind TZ) is this Steve Ritchie masterpiece. The art is great, and is marred only by ...


Play Better!

July 14 - "Play Better!"

This Steve Ritchie pin is not for the faint of heart... if you're a speed freak, if you can beat ...


Goooooooooooooooooooooooooal!!!

July 14 - Goooooooooooooooooooooooooal!!!

To begin, I'm not a soccer guy, so the theme works against this game. That said, I like it! The art ...


Creature from the Black Lagoon

July 14 - Creature from the Black Lagoon

Creature From the Black Lagoon has to be one of the finest players machines ever made, while still being accessible to ...


Give me your money!

July 13 - "Give me your money!"

Black Knight 2000 is a game that I first read about in EGM magazine way back in '88/'89... for a ...


Twilight Zone - Door Unlocked!

July 13 - Twilight Zone - Door Unlocked!

I'll just come out and say it... Twilight Zone is, for me, the ULTIMATE pinball machine. It's a great theme, ...


My Pinball Story

July 13 - My Pinball Story

Back around fall 2006 I got my first (and at the moment I assumed only, hahaha) pin, a $900 mostly ...




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