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Crowdsourced Tech Database

by Aaron Hoyland

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…

July Summer Shipping Deals

by Imoto Arcade

Free Domestic Shipping and $10 Off International Shipping for orders over $99, use code: PINSUMMER22

Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show 2022 Re-cap

by Imoto Arcade

By Audrey Hacker After a 2 year hiatus – the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show is back!  We arrived on June 2nd to set up our booth partnered with Stern Pinball and Next Level Pinball. We brought 20 of the latest and greatest Stern Pinball titles all hooked up to the Insider Connected™ platform! Stern Pinball’s Insider Connected™ platform is a feature exclusive to Stern Pinball Machines, that keeps track of all of your high scores, enables you to interact with a Global network of players, track achievements on each game, and contains exclusive content. The Insider Connected™ leaderboard challenge was read more…

JUNE TECH OF THE MONTH: UPKICK PINBALL

by Kim Martinez

Meet our Tech of the Month, David and Elizabeth Dronet from Upkick Pinball! They offer pinball repair and restoration in Houston, Texas and they consider themselves ambassadors to the sport of competitive pinball. Together they work, play, and compete. Upkick is their way to spread their love of pinball by helping others get their machines looking and playing great again! Through the Space City Pinball League we have met several local competitors who also enjoy repairing machines.  Our community is fortunate to have people like Brian Foytek and Erich Stinson who selflessly give their time and talent to pass along read more…

Stern Pinball Machines Back in Stock

by Imoto Arcade

Looking for a great new Stern Pinball™ title to add to your collection? Contact us today! Currently available for purchase: Beatles Platinum <–click for more info Deadpool Pro Godzilla Pro Avengers IQ Pro <–click for more info Led Zeppelin Premium <–click for more info — Mandalorian Pro <–click for more info Mandalorian Premium <–click for more info Rush Premium Star Wars Comic “Pin” <–click for more info —— Give us a call at 1-803-957-5500 or email us at [email protected] to place an order for your new Stern Pinball™ machine!

Fathers Day Deals are Here!

by Imoto Arcade

Whether working on games or spending time together playing them, a Pinball Dad is a silent hero that works endlessly in hopes to create those lasting memories. Thank you to all the Pin-Dads out there. Show him you care by getting him pinball parts and accessories for Father’s Day! Codes are CASE-SENSITIVE, use all caps to activate! Domestic orders receive USPS/FEDEX GROUND shipping. Make sure to click the “USPS Priority” option to get your shipment before Father’s Day! For International orders, input code on International Checkout Page. Offer valid from Thursday 6/9/22 – Sunday 6/12/22 at 11:59PM PT   – $5 OFF APPAREL COUPON CODE: COOLDAD – CLICK read more…

MAY LOCATION OF THE MONTH – RECBAR

by Kim Martinez

This Month’s “Location of the Month” is Recbar and they currently have about 70 pinball machines and about 60 arcade games at their J-Town location. (70 pins and 100+ arcade games and at Recbar 812 and will have around 30 pins and 30 arcade games at Tilty Bob’s in Lexington) They are a full service bar and restaurant. They have one of the best bourbon selections around with over 200 bourbon offerings available. Their food menu focuses on great shareable appetizers including their well known totchos. (Tater tot nacho varieties) They also offer burgers, sandwiches, tacos with a twist, salads and read more…

MAY TECH OF THE MONTH: THE PHIL’S PINBALL

by Kim Martinez

Meet Phil Forrester Jr., located in Greenville, South Carolina. He, along with his dad (Phil Sr.) own and operate The Phil’s Pinball. We mainly refurb and rent pinball machines. We do some sales as well. We service mainly Upstate South Carolina and the surrounding areas. Phil says: “I got my start in pinball 4.5 years ago refurbishing a Gottlieb Charlie’s Angels with my dad. We caught the bug and have been working on machines ever since! Now we enjoy not only repairing them but playing them.” I dove head first into repair. The refurb, transformation, and bringing things back from read more…

Mother’s Day Deals are Here!

by Imoto Arcade

Get your pins ready for Mother’s Day! (Sunday May 8th)There is no better way to spend Mother’s Day than playing pinball with your PIN-MOM!Surprise her this year with cool gifts from Marco Pinball. Codes are CASE-SENSITIVE, use all caps to activate! Domestic orders receive USPS/FEDEX GROUND shipping. Make sure to click the “USPS Priority” option to get your shipment before Mother’s Day! For International orders, input code on International Checkout Page. Offer valid from Sunday 5/1/22 – Tuesday 5/3/22 at 11:59PM PT