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Midwest Gaming Classic just around the corner!

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…

Ghosbusters Code Update V1.13

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.

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Batman ’66 code update

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.

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Stern Service Bulletin 187

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

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Shoot the Moon Return of the Pacific Pinball Expo

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.

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo

It’s the 10th anniversary of Portland’s biggest gaming expo, PRGE! This year promises to be the best ever with over 200 games (including 50+ pinballs) set on freeplay. Don’t miss the Classic Tetris World Championship! PRGE is held from October 21st-23rd in Portland, Oregon. For more information, click here.

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32nd Annual Pinball Expo!!!

From Wednesday, October 12th through Sunday, October 16th, the Westin Hotel in Wheeling, IL will be flipping out! Tons of games on free play, some of the best speakers and seminars in the biz, tournaments! Be sure to come by our booth to meet the Marco crew and take advantage of our free domestic shipping on all orders taken at Expo! Find more information here http://www.pinballexpo.net/.

CAX 2016 Biggest year yet!

Thanks a lot to the amazing crew, volunteers, and guests at the California Extreme 2016 expo. Best year yet! We can’t wait until the next party!

Permanent exhibit “Pinball Playfields” opens at The Strong National Museum of Play

On February 27th, The Strong National Museum of Play opened a permanent exhibit, highlighting the evolution of the pinball playfield from Whiffle (1931) to today. “These artifacts illustrate how quickly the pinball playfield evolved from a relatively simple board with pins and scoring holes to a popping and flipping electro-mechanical marvel. And these are just a sampling of the more than 250 historically significant video arcade and pinball machines collected by The Strong in recent years,” says Jeremy Saucier, assistant director for The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games. Visit http://www.museumofplay.org/exhibits/pinball-playfields for more information.

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Ghostbusters Pro, Premium and LE code version 1.05

Stern Pinball has released code update 1.05 for Ghostbusters Pro, Premium and LE Pinball. This update contains new items like “River of Slime”, Family Mode, and additional audio, as well as tweaks and fixes to existing content. Download the code by following the links below: PRO: http://www.sternpinball.com/game-code/game-code-ghostbusters-pro PREMIUM: http://www.sternpinball.com/game-code/game-code-ghostbusters-premium LE: http://www.sternpinball.com/game-code/game-code-ghostbusters-le

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