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Available now: Pinball Magazine No. 5 + free supplement


By unigroove

2 years ago



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#1 2 years ago

Pinball Magazine No. 5 has been sent to the printer! The magazine will be available early September. Most likely copies will also be available at Vancouver FlipOUt, September 9-10. More info soon

#2 2 years ago

Here's a preview of the cover and content listing below:
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Content listing:
- With ??? glossy full-color pages our biggest issue ever (it’s more like a book...)
- 2 Specials: the most in-depth interview ever with living pinball legend Wayne Neyens and an article by Gordon Hasse on Wayne Neyens career in pinball. Wayne recently celebrated his 100th birthday. He started in the pinball industry in 1937 at Western and started working at Gottlieb in 1939. In 1947 he started designing his first game and since then designed 180 games in total of which 159 made it into production. Each and every one of these, as well as several prototypes, are featured in the magazine. Former colleagues and pinball collectors also comment on working with Wayne, Gottlieb’s transition from EM to solid-state games, what makes Wayne’s games so special and more.
- Scott Danesi discusses how he designed Spooky Pinball’s best-selling hit game Total Nuclear Annihilation. Besides designing the game, Scott also programmed all the rules, light shows and other code, and he produced all of the great music featured in the game.
- Essential Website: Jack Danger discusses streaming pinball on his Dead_Flip channel.
- Private Collection: Randy Peck’s incredible Nu-Pike Arcade.
- Shop: Steve Young (The Pinball Resource) discusses his business and storing the Gottlieb archive.
- (P)in Business: Doug Skor talks about Churchill Cabinets and Chicago Gaming.
- (P)in Business: Gary Stern discusses Stern Pinball’s current business model, taking more time off, and more.
- Pinball Personalities: Antoinette Johnson.
- Upgrade: Michael Pupo (Flipper Fidelity) discusses upgrading the speakers in you pinball machine.
- Museum: Terra Technica in Czech Republic.
- and much more

#3 2 years ago

joedp...take note

#4 2 years ago

CONTEST TIME!
Similar to when Pinball Magazine No. 4 came out I'm doing a little contest in which the first correct answer will win a free copy of the magazine:

Guess the total number of pages (including cover) of Pinball Magazine No. 5.

A few rules:
- only one entry per person
- you're not allowed to change your entry
- I'll be running the same contest also on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/PinballMagazine/) picking 1 winner per medium (so 1 on Pinside and 1 on Facebook)
- if no-one guesses the correct number of pages, there may not be a winner

Hint: Pinball Magazine No. 5 will be our biggest issue so far!

#5 2 years ago

Oh God, I am soooooo ready for this issue!

#6 2 years ago

Way to celebrate Wayne!!

#7 2 years ago
Quoted from unigroove:

CONTEST TIME!
Similar to when Pinball Magazine No. 4 came out I'm doing a little contest in which the first correct answer will win a free copy of the magazine:
Guess the total number of pages (including cover) of Pinball Magazine No. 5.
A few rules:
- only one entry per person
- you're not allowed to change your entry
- I'll be running the same contest also on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/PinballMagazine/) picking 1 winner per medium (so 1 on Pinside and 1 on Facebook)
- if no-one guesses the correct number of pages, there may not be a winner
Hint: Pinball Magazine No. 5 will be our biggest issue so far!

I'm going with 352 pages!

#8 2 years ago

I'll guess 272 pages.

#10 2 years ago

152

#11 2 years ago

283 pages.

#12 2 years ago

285 pages

#13 2 years ago

I'm TOTE-ally winning this with a guess of 277 pages.

#16 2 years ago

I'm going with 300 pages...

#18 2 years ago

289 HP 1966 Mustang, I mean 289 pages, hope it's more!

#19 2 years ago
Quoted from wolftownjeff:

289 HP 1966 Mustang, I mean 289 pages, hope it's more!

My 1st car was a 1965 Falcon with that engine!! Memories in that thing...

#20 2 years ago

321

#21 2 years ago

302

#22 2 years ago

180

#23 2 years ago

262

#24 2 years ago

420 pages

#27 2 years ago

275 pages

#28 2 years ago

286 pages

#29 2 years ago

314 pages.

But for the life of me, I just can't figure out how Wayne got a picture of Antoinette on his wall?

#30 2 years ago

I don't need a contest. I'm going to buy the damn thing anyway!!

#31 2 years ago

282 pages.

And thank you for the fun contest!

#33 2 years ago

322 pages

#34 2 years ago

312 pages

#35 2 years ago

307

Added over 3 years ago:

Amended to 318

#36 2 years ago

OK, I'm going to make an exception to the rules. I will also give an extra hint.
The hint: a magazine always has an even number of pages.
The exception to the rules is that those who named an uneven number earlier in this thread may change their guess once to an even number.

Good luck!

Jonathan
Pinball Magazine

#37 2 years ago

I was just thinking that a magazine always has an even number. Anything below 260 is also useless since issue 3 was 260. Writing pages will be hard.There was a drop from 260 to 244 pages with issue No.4.
So I go for 276 pages (since 272 and 274 are already taken).

#38 2 years ago

292 pages

#39 2 years ago

294 sounds like a good number

#40 2 years ago

412

#43 2 years ago

288

#45 2 years ago
Quoted from unigroove:

OK, I'm going to make an exception to the rules. I will also give an extra hint.
The hint: a magazine always has an even number of pages.
The exception to the rules is that those who named an uneven number earlier in this thread may change their guess once to an even number.
Good luck!
Jonathan
Pinball Magazine

Hmmm... this makes me suspect the winning number hasn't been picked yet, otherwise why give a tip.

#46 2 years ago

32 pages!

#47 2 years ago

64 pages?

#49 2 years ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

I'm TOTE-ally winning this with a guess of 277 pages.

Quoted from unigroove:

OK, I'm going to make an exception to the rules. I will also give an extra hint.
The hint: a magazine always has an even number of pages.
The exception to the rules is that those who named an uneven number earlier in this thread may change their guess once to an even number.
Good luck!
Jonathan
Pinball Magazine

278 is my amended guess

#50 2 years ago

282

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