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Midwest Gaming Classic just around the corner!

by Steve Midgette

The Midwest Gaming Classic is a trade show featuring 65,000+ square feet of retro and modern home video game consoles, pinball machines, arcade video games, computers, table top gaming, crane games, collectible card games and air hockey, and that’s just the start! The Midwest Gaming Classic is about celebrating gaming, trying new things, learning about the gaming hobby, about meeting others who share the love of gaming, and having fun doing it! No matter if you have one console and a handful of games or thousands of games in every room of your house, you’ll find something to celebrate with read more…

Texas Pinball Festival 2017

by Steve Midgette

The biggest show in the country is coming once again to Frisco, Texas! Hundreds of pinball machines on free play, and some amazing guests including Cassandra Peterson of Elvira fame! This year the show runs from Friday, March 24th through Sunday, March 26th. For more information click

Arcade Expo 3.0!

by Steve Midgette

The Banning Museum of Pinball is opening it’s doors to the public once again for Arcade Expo 3.0! From Friday, March 17th to Sunday, March 19th over 1,100 pinball and arcade machines spanning all eras will be on free play! Click here for more information.

Ghosbusters Code Update V1.13

by Steve Midgette

Stern Pinball has posted new code version 1.13 for the Premium, Limited Edition, and PRO models of Ghostbusters. Link to Pro code version 1.13 Link to Premium version 1.13 Link to LE code version 1.13 Additional information is available in the Readme.txt file.

Batman ’66 code update

by Steve Midgette

Stern Pinball has posted Batman code version 0.65 for the Premium, Limited Edition, and Super Limited Edition models of Batman ’66. Additional details can be found in the read me file. Super LE code version 0.65 link LE code version 0.65 link Premium code version 0.65 link This update and the read me files can also be found on Stern Pinball’s website www.sternpinball.com in the game code library.

Marco Specialties December Holiday Hours

by Steve Midgette

Marco Specialties will be closed Monday, December 26th with normal operations resuming Tuesday, December 27th. We will also be closed Monday, January 2nd 2017 with normal operations resuming Tuesday January 3rd. Happy Holidays!

Stern Service Bulletin 187

by Steve Midgette

Stern has released a service bulletin detailing a fix for Ghostbusters Premium and Limited Edition models. This fix protects the Ecto Goggles LCD from air ball damage. Service Bulletin 187

Shoot the Moon Return of the Pacific Pinball Expo

by Steve Midgette

Come see the Pacific Pinball Museum’s first Expo in their new location! We’ll be there, and don’t forget, free shipping on all domestic orders taken at the Expo. November 11th, 12th, and 13th at Alameda Point. For more information click here.

Marco is Open on Veterans Day

by Paul Mandeltort

Marco will be open and shipping FedEx and most international packages on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov 11.  However, the US Postal Service is closed for Veterans Day, so please remember that orders using USPS (Priority Mail, First Class, etc) will be delayed by a day and will be shipped Monday, Nov 14.

Chicago Expo 2016 was a blast!

by Steve Midgette

Thanks to everyone who made it out to Expo 2016! Check out our Facebook page for pictures of Batman ’66 and the Epic Stern Party!