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Marco TV Interview with Project Pinball

We love working with and sponsoring Project Pinball! Project Pinball Charity is a non-profit charity organization that places pinball machines in Children’s Hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses to introduce therapeutic benefits to kids. Here is a Marco TV interview where we catch up with their founder, Daniel Spolar to talk about ways people can help bring pinball to the kids at their local hospitals. www.projectpinball.org

Marco Will be Open, USPS Closed for MLK Day.

Marco will be operating on Monday, Jan 18, during the Martin Luther King holiday. However, the US Post Office will be closed on Monday, so please note that USPS orders that are placed or are in transit on Monday will be delayed by a day. FedEx Ground and Express services will be operating normally, absent of any inclement weather!

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Orders for Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show

Going to be in Seattle this coming weekend? Need some parts and don’t want to pay shipping? Marco Specialties will be happy to carry all orders placed before 3:00pm, on Wednesday the 3rd of June, to the show. Pretty much everything except glass and legs is fair game. If we can fit it in our luggage, we can bring it with us! Call in at 803-957-5500 or email [email protected] with your order.

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DESIGN WORLD notes new pinball platform

The popular engineering magazine DESIGN WORLD published a new article by Stern’s Paul Mandeltort called Advanced networks make pinball games pop! It examines former and current electrical designs of pinball machines.  It’s a must read for the technophile pinhead.  

Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2013

The Portland Retro Gaming Expo returns for its 8th year to the Oregon Convention Center on October 5-6, 2013! PRGE will occupy the entire 60,000 square foot Exhibit Hall C with vendors and games plus separate meeting rooms for speakers, panels and tournaments. Saturday, October 5, 2013 9:00 AM – Main show floor opens for presale badge holders 10:00 AM – Main show floor opens for all attendees 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM – Speakers and panels in auditoriums 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Video gaming tournaments (on main show floor) 5:30 PM – Exhibitor floor closes for the read more…

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