Posts Tagged ‘Marco Pinball’

LOCATION OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER

SILVERBALL MUSEUM – ASBURY PARK, NEW JERSEY Our Location of the Month for November is the Silverball Museum at Asbury Park, New Jersey. Open since 2010, this original location boasts 135 machines & is looking at a 50% expansion in the near future. The Silverball Cafe (located within the arcade) offers classic boardwalk treats: Pizza, Jersey Shore Fries, Cluck U Chicken, Nathan’s Hot Dogs, Funnel Cakes, Salt Water Taffy, Ice Cream & more. This establishment is BYOB. Silverball Museum also opened a second location at Delray Beach, Florida in 2016. This retro arcade houses 100 machines & is kitted out with a read more…

Stern Pinball’s Insider Connected Updates with George Gomez and Taylor Bancroft

On Thursday, September 8th at 5pm Eastern, Stern Pinball’s George Gomez and Taylor Bancroft will join us on PinTech LIVE to discuss all the new and amazing updates to the Stern Pinball Insider Connected™ platform! 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 Stern Pinball continues to expand its award-winning Insider Connected platform with new features to enjoy at home and on location.  With an easier to use mobile ID card and Home Team system that will automatically log read more…

Soda City Comic Con 2022 Re-cap

by Audrey Hacker Our most recent Pinball show took place at Marco’s own hometown of Columbia, South Carolina at Soda City Comic Con 2022! The show took place from August 20-21st, and included meetings with actors from horror & science fiction films, cosplay contests, various vendors, but most importantly.. a Pinball Arcade! The team set up over 60 pinball machines at the show and set all the machines to free play for the weekend, making Arcade Alley look fabulous!  Bang Back Pinball Lounge brought Stern Pinball’s Stranger Things, and the set was transformed into the Upside-Down.   Stern Pinball and Marco read more…

LOCATION OF THE MONTH – JULY

ARCADE DUNGEON – ALAMOGORDO, NEW MEXICO Our Location of the Month is Arcade Dungeon, a pinball gem located in Alamogordo, New Mexico and is owned by Daniel Humm. They are open exclusively on Friday and Saturday from 5PM – 10PM on a purely volunteer basis. They currently have 12 machines and growing. In fact, that’s our motto; “With your help, every quarter will go toward the acquisition, restoration, and maintenance of classic arcade games.”. Q: When did you get into the pinball business? A: It was never our goal to be in the pinball business, actually. Brent and I (Daniel) read more…

Learning about EOS Switches in Pinball

The end of stroke switch (EOS) is your pinball flipper assembly’s best friend. The End Of Stroke switch keeps the flipper in check, but it does have a hard job. It gets beat up; many times per game, and eventually, you will need to repair or replace that old end of stroke switch. Which EOS switch do you need, and what is an EOS switch for? Click “Read More” at the top right to read more.

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

SFGE 2021 Recap

This year Marco Specialties arrived in Atlanta with a small caravan, armed with volunteers and Marco employees. We immediately set to work, hoisting up the massive pyramid that would be the crowning jewel of the pinball and arcade room. In the span of 10 hours, the empty concrete-floored, cavernous room filled with games, display pieces and booths. By the end of Thursday night, the pinball and arcade free-play area had taken on a life of its own. Along with the sprawling assortment of tabletop games, vendors and separate rooms dedicated to several different niche areas (D&D miniature painting, a computer read more…