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PinTech LIVE – Godzilla Premium by Stern Pinball

PinTech LIVE presents Deep Dive: Godzilla Premium with Lead Engineer Harrison Drake!! Please join us this Thursday, January 13th, at 3PM Eastern to look inside Stern Pinball’s Godzilla PREMIUM with Lead Engineer Harrison Drake. Let’s explore the mechanical innovations of this epic pin. Ask questions to Harrison in the chat! Get a chance at winning cool Godzilla Swag every 30 minutes during the livestream.  Our Pintech LIVE series is available on multiple streaming platforms. Subscribe/Follow now to get instant notifications on when we go LIVE! TWITCH.TV http://www.twitch.tv/marcopinball FACEBOOK LIVE http://www.facebook.com/marcospec YOUTUBE LIVE (watch past shows here!) http://www.youtube.com/marcopinball

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Stern Pinball announces RUSH

Stern’s Rush pinball machines, reflect the energy, excitement, and experience of a live Rush concert.  In this epic music pinball adventure, players will travel with Rush through time.  Immersed in exclusive Rush concert footage and guided by custom speech from Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, and fellow Canadian Rock Hall of Famer, Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies, players will experience Rush and their iconic music as never before.  This Rush pinball concert under glass features sixteen iconic songs, accentuated by sound and lighting effects.  Songs include Headlong Fight, Far Cry, One Little Victory, Working Man, 2112, Tom Sawyer, The Spirit of Radio, Freewill, Cygnus X-1 (Book One: The Voyage and Book Two: Hemispheres), The Big Money, Subdivisions, Limelight, Fly By Night, La Villa Strangiato, Bastille Day, and Red read more…

Technician of the Month – January 2022

JANUARY TECH OF THE MONTH: KERI WING Join us this year as we highlight a tech/operator every month in our effort to showcase one of the backbones of this niche community. With their skills, passions and love for this hobby Pinball continues to thrive. Meet Keri Wing, located in Overland Park, Kansas who has been working on pinball machines all around the Kansas City area. She is an operator at Pizza West and Knub’s Pub in Shawnee, Kansas, at the 403 Club in Kansas City, Kansas, and at Solid State Pinball Supply in Kansas City, Missouri. In total, she helps read more…

So Long Marc, and Thanks for all the Parts.

Marc Mandeltort, 1954-2021 Our community lost a grand champion on Sunday, December 19, 2021. Marc Mandeltort, the founder of Marco Pinball (Marco Specialties, Inc.), passed away peacefully in his sleep. Marc’s life work revolved around preserving pinball and making it accessible to everyone.  For Marc, pinball wasn’t just a game designed to make money. It is a beautiful miniature world under glass.  It is a tool that builds communities.  It is a pastime and a lifestyle. For Marc, pinball machines were kinetic art that needed to be preserved for future generations to discover and enjoy.  To achieve this mission, Marc read more…

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Now Open 7 Days a Week

We are officially the only pinball parts supplier open 7 days a week! Our new hours: Monday – Friday: 9AM – 6PM Eastern Saturday-Sunday: 9AM – 5PM Eastern

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Crowdsourced Tech Database

In an effort to keep pinball alive and thriving, we are crowd sourcing pinball techs from all over the world to compile their contact information into an online database. This is version 0.1 of this resource. This database connects the pinball community with techs to keep pinball games alive, playable, and fun. Troubleshooting is now a click away!* Find a tech by accessing the beta version of our database here* (listed alphabetically by state) Are you a pinball technician? Would you like your business to be listed? Click here to submit your information to our database so customers can find read more…

Marco Pinball Holiday Shipping Guide

We want to make sure your gifts arrive in time. ORDER BY: December 17th for USPS Priority Shipping December 20th for FedEx 2-Day Shipping December 21st for FedEx Overnight Shippping December 1-15: Free domestic ground shipping for all orders over $199.00 10$ off international shipping for all orders over $199.00

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Houston Arcade Expo 2021 Recap

Listen above to Krystle’s recap of the Houston Arcade Expo, which took place Friday November 12th-14th in Texas. More images and notes are below! The Episode can also be downloaded here: https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-4wxs9-114744b Show Notes: Links –Houston Arcade and Pinball expo –Space City Pinball –Joystix –The Game Preserve -Upkick Pinball -Atari Matt FB As always, you can find us here: Marco, Twitch.tv , Youtube, FB Some other great places to play pinball in Houston: -Einsteins -Poison Girl -What’s Brewing

Midwest Gaming Classic 2021 Recap

Marco Pinball prepared for Midwest Gaming Classic 2021 by wrapping up our pallets and having them shipped to the Wisconsin Convention Center. As our team headed up to Wisconsin to set up for the show, we met our Stern and KingPin Games counterparts to team up to bring you a Godzilla sized booth, crowned with an oversized inflatable surrounded by a ring of Godzilla Pros and Premiums. All of the games from Stern showcased the new Stern Insider Connected ™, including George Gomez’s personal Deadpool LE machine. Destruction reigned supreme and Godzilla stood inflated with a city built of Stern read more…