Available now: Pinball Magazine No. 5

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Available now: Pinball Magazine No. 5


By unigroove

31 days ago



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#1 31 days 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 28 days 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 28 days ago

joedp...take note

#4 28 days 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 28 days ago

Oh God, I am soooooo ready for this issue!

#6 28 days ago

Way to celebrate Wayne!!

#7 28 days 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 28 days ago

I'll guess 272 pages.

#10 28 days ago

152

#11 28 days ago

283 pages.

#12 27 days ago

285 pages

#13 27 days ago

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

#14 27 days ago

340 pages

#15 27 days ago

320 pages.

#16 27 days ago

I'm going with 300 pages...

#18 27 days ago

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

#19 27 days 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 27 days ago

321

#21 27 days ago

302

#22 27 days ago

180

#23 27 days ago

262

#24 27 days ago

420 pages

#26 27 days ago

311

#27 27 days ago

275 pages

#28 27 days ago

286 pages

#29 27 days 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 27 days ago

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

#31 27 days ago

282 pages.

And thank you for the fun contest!

#33 27 days ago

322 pages

#35 27 days ago

307

Added 23 days ago:

Amended to 318

#36 27 days 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 27 days 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 27 days ago

292 pages

#39 27 days ago

294 sounds like a good number

#40 27 days ago

412

#41 27 days ago

I hope you win!

#43 27 days ago

288

#45 26 days 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 26 days ago

32 pages!

#47 26 days ago

64 pages?

#49 26 days 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 26 days ago

282

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