Posts Tagged ‘Pinball’

Location of the Month – February 2022

February LOCATION OF THE MONTH: Morristown Game Vault This Month’s “Location of the Month” is Morristown Game Vault, uniquely situated in Morristown, New Jersey! Open 7 days a week with a variety (almost 110) of retro arcade cabinets and pinball machines inside of a former bank. Q: When did you get into the pinball business? A: I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s playing these games as a kid. In 1999 I came across an ad in the newspaper for some games.  Me and my cousin Vinny rented a U-Haul and grabbed my first 3 games. Asteroids, Ms. Pac-Man read more…

Technician of the Month – February 2022

FEBRUARY TECH OF THE MONTH: EVAN BOOKBINDER Meet Evan Bookbinder, located just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who has been working on pinball machines under “Shoot Again Pinball Repair” for both residential and commercial customers. He services games for several Stern distributors. In terms of operating, Evan helps run the Pittsburgh Pinball Dojo, a collective of approximately 60 pinball and arcades owned by myself and several other folks well known to the Pittsburgh pinball community — all of us formerly associated with PAPA as well as having helped tech for Replay FX and Pinburgh! Evan says, “Believe it or not, I read more…

Restorer of the Month – January 2022

This month’s laborer of love is Stephen Prusa – located in Cleveland, OH. A recent addition into this side of the hobby, his love for delving into and restoring these classics back into their former beauty and glory is apparent and growing! I’ve been playing for quite sometime, about 7 or 8 years and I started to become burned out on playing pinball, but I feel like a new flame has been lit after starting to work on games. Q: When did you get into actually restoring machines? “I started restoring machines the beginning of 2021. I’ve been playing for read more…

Location of the Month – January 2022

JANUARY LOCATION OF THE MONTH: Bang Back Pinball Lounge This Month’s “Location of the Month” is none other than our hometown’s Bang Back Pinball Lounge! Located in Columbia, SC — A Stern Army Location, home of the Little Flippers of Columbia and The Columbia Belles & Chimes, they currently have 23 machines, a full service bar and food menu including a kids menu! We interviewed owner & founder of Bang Back Pinball Lounge, Fred Richardson: Q: When did you get into the pinball business? A: This April marks my 30th Anniversary in the world of pinball. First as a competitive 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…

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

LIVESTREAM SCHEDULE – Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo

Tune into our livestream at Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo this weekend!! If you’re at the show, come by the booth to say hello! WATCH IT HERE:http://www.twitch.tv/marcopinballhttp://www.facebook.com/marcospechttp://www.youtube.com/marcopinball FRI 11/12 (CT): 1PM- MARCO TV INTERVIEWS5PM- SHOW WALKTHROUGH8PM- SCOTT DANESI PERFORMANCE SAT 11/13 (CT): 12PM- MARCOTV INTERVIEWS6PM- HOMEBREW PANEL9PM- SHOW WALKTHROUGH SUN 11/14 (CT): 12PM- MARCO TV INTERVIEWS

Halloween Deals 2021

Halloween Pinball Party season is here! BOO-NUS savings for parts this weekend!! This weekend, Oct 22nd-25th, we are offering a limited time FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING CODE, and $10 OFF INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING for orders over $99, so you can get your last minute parts for your Halloween celebrations next weekend! FOR ORDERS OVER $99: Free Domestic Shipping &  $10 Off International Shipping COUPON CODE: BOO-NUS21 Codes are CASE-SENSITIVE, use all caps to activate! Domestic orders receive USPS/FEDEX GROUND shipping. For International orders, input code on International Checkout Page. Offer valid from 10/22-10/25

The Bob-Math-Use Guide to Classic Pinball Machines

Did you know that Bob Matthews made a comprehensive guide for playing in those “classics” tournaments? This is one of the most valuable compendiums we have ever seen in pinball history when it comes to game rules, details, and tips!! Check it out and cherish it. If Bob’s guide helps you in any way, he is asking for donations to Project Pinball. Happy Flipping! Click “Read More” at the top right

Halloween Shipping Deals!

Halloween Pinball Party season is here! BOO-NUS savings for parts this weekend!! This weekend, Oct 22nd-25th, we are offering a limited time FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING CODE, and $10 OFF INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING for orders over $99, so you can get your last minute parts for your Halloween celebrations next weekend! FOR ORDERS OVER $99: Free Domestic Shipping &  $10 Off International Shipping COUPON CODE: BOO-NUS21 Codes are CASE-SENSITIVE, use all caps to activate! Domestic orders receive USPS/FEDEX GROUND shipping. For International orders, input code on International Checkout Page. Offer valid from 10/22-10/25