Back in the game

By JayLark

August 01, 2023

This story got frontpaged on August 16, 2023

54 days ago

I have many fond memeories of my first years playing pinball as a child. I'm a huge fan of early solid state machines and System 11 machines in particular. 

Recently I discovered that I got old. Not only that, but that I hadn't played pinball in several years. Well, that wasn't working for me so I decided to change it and on July 30th, 2023 I purchased my first home Pin. It is a 1980 Stern Flight 2000. I absolutely love art style and retro feel of this pin. My kids are loving it too and it's nice to see that an old mechanical game like this can still draw thier attention with all the other options they have these days. I'm looking forward to playing it for many years to come and learning how to maintain it as a second hobby.

Now... what will my second pin be?  

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27 days ago

Welcome to the obsession! :-) Pins from that era are my favourite too, I have quire a few of those old Sterns!

23 days ago

I recently discovered that I got old, too. Not a fun realization. :)

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