River City Pinball League (Central PA)


By Spyderturbo007

1 month ago


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#1 36 days ago

The River City Pinball league will kick off our Spring Season April 5th, 2018 at 7:00pm with a dedicated night for league orientation. If you're new to competitive pinball, or just want to see what we're all about, we'd love for you to join us for a no commitment night of pinball.

The league officially starts April 12th, 2018 at 7:00pm. The league runs for a total of 9 weeks, 8 weeks of regular play followed by a finals week. We follow the FSPA rule set and use the PAPA online scoring system. This is an IFPA registered league.

Registration fee is $25 for returning players and $20 for new players. Bring a friend and we'll take $5 off your registration fee for each friend you refer.

We play all of our games at the River City Blues Club, located at 819 South Cameron Street, Harrisburg PA 17104. 100% of the registration fees are returned in the form of trophies and cash prizes.

You can visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/rivercitypinball or find us on the web at http://www.rivercitypinball.com

I can be reached via email at director@rivercitypinball.com if you have any questions.

The current lineup is Guardians of the Galaxy, Walking Dead, Star Wars (Stern), Theatre of Magic, Rolling Stones and GhostBusters. There *might* be a new game coming, but I'm going to keep that a secret so it's a surprise if things pan out.

Last I heard, the operator was calling Cointaker to check on availability.

#2 36 days ago

I play there are three times a month. I always see the scores. I think about joining but I travel for work and don't know if I could make it every time.

#3 36 days ago
Quoted from Jgel:

I play there are three times a month. I always see the scores. I think about joining but I travel for work and don't know if I could make it every time.

@jgel, No worries! The League allows for pre-plays, so if you miss you can still have scores on the night you miss.

Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

There *might* be a new game coming, but I'm going to keep that a secret so it's a surprise if things pan out.
Last I heard, the operator was calling Cointaker to check on availability.

Wow, I feel like we already have every new stern - does this mean we are getting #aerosmith-pro

#4 35 days ago
Quoted from Jgel:

I play there are three times a month. I always see the scores. I think about joining but I travel for work and don't know if I could make it every time.

To follow up on what @Grimes posted, we allow for a total of 3 weeks of preplays. It's more fun when everyone is there, but we understand that people have lives outside of pinball. Well, at least some people do.

Anyway, they are undated preplays, so you preplay at the beginning of the season and if for some reason you get called out of town, we just use your scores from your preplay.

We have a few people that are either on-call for their jobs, or travel for work a lot. You should really come check it out, I think you'd have a great time.

Quoted from Grimes:

Wow, I feel like we already have every new stern - does this mean we are getting Aerosmith (Pro)

I'm not going to say what game , but last I heard the operator was on the phone with Melissa placing the order. We'll be trading in Guardians for TZ and the new game. So there will be 7 to play this season.

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#5 25 days ago

I'm planning on coming out on the 5th to check it out.

#6 24 days ago
Quoted from Powerslave67:

I'm planning on coming out on the 5th to check it out.

Great! I look forward to meeting you.

#7 23 days ago

Thanks Spyder.
Actually make that two as my buddy will be coming as well.
Neither of us have been to the RCBC yet, but we're gonna come over this Wednesday evening to get a few games in.

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#8 21 days ago

Well, knock my socks off. You finally made a Pinside thread. Good job!!!

I'll throw in the link for the facebook page here for you also.
https://www.facebook.com/RiverCityPinball/

And the web site.
http://www.rivercitypinball.com/

#9 20 days ago
Quoted from arcademojo:

Well, knock my socks off. You finally made a Pinside thread. Good job!!!

I made one for winter league too...you just missed it.

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#10 19 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

I made one for winter league too...you just missed it.

Actually it looks like you made a few. Missed them all. Who's ever is head of marketing is fired!!!!!

Great job on the winter league though. 26 people and growing.

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#11 18 days ago
Quoted from arcademojo:

Who's ever is head of marketing is fired!!!!!

Ken...

#12 17 days ago

Bump for orientation this Thursday!

#13 15 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

Bump for orientation this Thursday!

Second Bump for orientation night this Thursday night. Would love to see some more local Pinsiders in the league.

#14 15 days ago
Quoted from DangerSem:

Ken...

Bwaah haha!

#15 15 days ago

Good luck to everyone!

#16 14 days ago

To the top.

Orientation tonight at 7pm. Come check out the new game!

#17 13 days ago

New game is Attack from Mars remake.

#18 12 days ago

We will have 3 new players coming in this Thursday night. My cousin Mark, his wife Sheila and one of their friends.
Still time to join up folks! Let’s hit 30 people!!

#19 11 days ago

I have a pre-play question:

Me and a friend (another new league member) just completed 2 rounds of pre-play to submit this Thursday.
With the Twilight Zone machine being down, can I add two scores for that machine once it's online to play
at a later date, or am I S.O.L.?

#20 11 days ago
Quoted from Powerslave67:

I have a pre-play question:
Me and a friend (another new league member) just completed 2 rounds of pre-play to submit this Thursday.
With the Twilight Zone machine being down, can I add two scores for that machine once it's online to play
at a later date, or am I S.O.L.?

@powerslave67
Yes you can ad that game once it's up and running.

Scott

#21 11 days ago

Thanks Scott, see you Thursday.

Todd

#22 7 days ago

League starts tonight!

Please try and be there by 6:45pm so we can get everyone registered and assigned to a group.

#23 6 days ago

We had a turnout of 26 people. I played terrible, but I had a lot going on with trying to meet the new members and keep thing rolling. Well, at least that's the excuse I'm using.

I only had a chance to grab two pictures. There is an AFM over to the side that I wasn't able to get in the picture.

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#24 6 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

We had a turnout of 26 people. I played terrible, but I had a lot going on with trying to meet the new members and keep thing rolling. Well, at least that's the excuse I'm using.
I only had a chance to grab two pictures. There is an AFM over to the side that I wasn't able to get in the picture.

You played terrible? Hell, I came in last place with only 3 points. But same as you was too busy chatting with all the new people and catching up with the regulars so didn't have my head in the game. Next week I'm shooting for 6 (out of 20) points!
Just in case anyone is still on the fence about joining up. You can still join up next week or the week after that and still have chance to make the seasonal playoffs. Actually you can join any time you want but the later you join the more it effects your chance to make the playoffs.
Nice touch posting a few pictures of the group. Also like to mention we now have about 25% female players and growing.

#25 5 days ago

I had a blast last night & am looking forward to more. My only regret is not having done this much sooner.

Nathan, thanks again. Your passion for the game is obvious & efforts are much appreciated.

Scott, great to meet you last night. I did check out your collection, it gave me flashbacks reading the list.
I couldn't imagine having Flash, Playboy, Gorgar, Firepower, Xenon, Black Knight, & Eight Ball Deluxe all in one room.

Todd

#26 4 days ago
Quoted from Powerslave67:

My only regret is not having done this much sooner.
Nathan, thanks again. Your passion for the game is obvious & efforts are much appreciated.

I did the same thing. Waited over a year to join because I never considered my self a competition player. Or even a good player. Also thought it would be to hard to make the commitment to be there. I've onlyt had to miss a couple nights and wish I would have joined up sooner. It really is a blast playing with so many other that enjoy the hobby,
Was nice meeting you also. See ya Thursday night.
((((Scott))))

#27 3 days ago
Quoted from Powerslave67:

Nathan, thanks again. Your passion for the game is obvious & efforts are much appreciated.

You're very welcome. I'm happy to contribute to something that I enjoy so much.

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