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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Thursday at Pinball Expo began as it always does with the Stern Pinball factory tour. At 9am the bright yellow school buses arrived and show guests who had purchased the tour as part of their package or as a standalone purchase boarded the buses for the ride to the Stern factory around 25 minutes away. The school buses arrive Stern Pinball factory tour guests board the bus for the trip to Elk Grove Village When they arrived, guests entered the Stern building to congr…

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    PINBALL EXPO 2018

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Hello and welcome to our extensive coverage of the 34th annual Pinball Expo which is being held in the familiar surroundings of the Westin Chicago North Shore in the city of Wheeling near Chicago. We will be covering the events across all five days, starting with the Bumper Blast welcome party on Wednesday evening and continuing through all the seminars, the games hall, the vendor hall, the Stern Pinball factory tour, and the multiple tournaments. We will be dividing…

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Wednesday is really set-up day for Pinball Expo, but it is also the day for the Bumper Blast welcome party held at 7pm to mark the official start of the show. We got to the Westin hotel around 4pm, checked-in and checked-out what was happening in the show halls. The Westin Chicago North Shore – home of Pinball Expo 2018 In the vendor hall, things were only just starting to get set up. The vendor hall Escalera stair-climbing trolleys are here Machines probably destine…

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    AMERICAN PINBALL VISIT

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „In October 2018, just a couple of days before the official unveiling of American Pinball’s second title, Oktoberfest: Pinball on Tap, Pinball News paid a visit to the company’s factory in Streamwood, Illinois. The American Pinball factory and offices in Streamwood Understandably, everyone at American Pinball was keen to keep their new game under wraps until the presentation in Wheeling, however the company’s Sales & Marketing Strategist, Nirmal Vasani showed us aroun…

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    IFPA MIDSOMMAR TOURNAMENT

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „We had heard great things about Bulls & Balls in Fulda, Germany, but never visited ourselves to see what all the fuss was about.  So, when IFPA Country Director, Tobias Wagemann, invited us to the IFPA Midsommar Tournament weekend he was organising, we jumped at the chance. Although we had been to Germany many times, we’d never been to Fulda or the Hesse region, so this was a new experience for us and Fulda didn’t disappoint with its Baroque architecture nestled side…

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    FLIP OUT LONDON

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „In December 2017 London’s first and, so far, only pinball club opened its doors to its members and to the public.  The Flip Out London logo The opening of Flip Out London was the culmination of many months of planning and preparation, including cleaning, decorating, repairing and installing machines and equipment. The premises which were to become the club’s home started out as a storage building rented by Matt Vince for his London Pinball operation, which hires and …

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    PIN-A-GO-GO 2018

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „The Pin-A-Go-Go show is taking place at the May Fair Grounds in Dixon, California this weekend.  In previous years PAGG was held in May, but with the group who had been running it setting up their own show in Lodi in May, PAGG has moved to this new October time. The show runs across three days, starting at 2pm on Friday, but before the doors opened to the public Gary Flower was there to take pictures of the set-up for us. The newest games are going to be here Two var…

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Each year, just prior to Pinball Expo, Dan Marquardt updates his report on the best pinball sites in the Chicagoland area for those visiting the metropolis.  Here is his look at the pinball scene in the Windy City for 2018. It only gets better and better to go out and play pinball machines in the Chicago area. Mostly due to the continued popularity of barcades, there are numerous locations all over the Chicago area with fun pinball machines available to play. Here is…

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    SECOND PPM SURPLUS SALE

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Following their initial sale of surplus and duplicate titles from their huge collection of around 1,300 machines back in June, the Pacific Pinball Museum is organising a second sale later this month. Pre-sale activity outside the PPM Annex As last time, the sale is being held at the Museum’s annex, located at 1680 Viking Street in Alameda, California.  The date is 27th October and the doors will open at 9am.  The list of titles available and their conditions will be …

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    Feedzitat von Spooky Pinball: „Halloween approaches, and we take on a couple topics with the scariest thing ever…. OPINIONS! Bug and Charlie talk about their pinball dream team, and keep things to the happy side by talking games that need a second look to find the fun factor. We’ll also have another edition of Dining With Spooky at Lawrence’s Pub and Eatery with some crazy MN friends. Tack on Danni’s strategy of 2 classic games (Mata Hari and Strikes & Spares)…. James back in the E.M. Dungeon, a…

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    ROCK ISLAND PUBLIC HOUSE

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „A rare steam train excursion trip passing through Blue Island Illinois in mid-September 2018 was a good excuse to revisit one of my favorite places to play pinball machines. The Rock Island Public House at 13328 Olde Western Ave. in Blue Island is right next to the Rock Island commuter train line on which the steam excursion was running. A photo of the exterior of the building built in 1905 I watched the impressive steam train pass through town and then played some g…

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Welcome to the first edition of PinSpotting. This column will be submitted to Pinball News occasionally to share with the readers the games that I have found in places that people would not normally expect to find them. Portillo’s Restaurant and Drive-Through Gurnee Mills, Gurnee, IL, USA Portillo’s at Gurnee Mills Each of Portillo’s restaurants have unique ‘themed’ decor; the location at the Gurnee Mills shopping center has a ‘Chicago in the 1930s’ theme. This is ex…

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    TILT PINBALL BAR

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „ Tilt Pinball Bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota The following is one example of what is growing increasing popular in metropolitan areas in the US; Barcades – the crossover between bars and arcades. In Minneapolis, Minnesota is a specialty bar/pinball arcade called TILT – Pinball Bar. We paid them a quick visit. You can probably guess their newest game The TILT street sign – front and back We backed up to view TILT – Pinball Bar. The exterior Play pinball here The front …

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    PINBALL MAGAZINE 5

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „The fifth edition of Pinball Magazine has been published and is now shipping, and if previous issues were likened to books, this one is more like an encyclopaedia. Pinball Magazine #5 is published This new issue features as its main subject and cover story, the life, career and creations of game designer Wayne Neyens. Wayne Neyens is the main subject of issue 5 Everything about the publication and its subject can best be described as ‘extreme’.  Wayne himself recentl…

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Hello and welcome to our live coverage from the Roundhouse of the Vancouver Flipout Expo 2018. We’ll be here right across the three days of the show, and even the set up on Thursday, bringing you all the action and events from this, the largest Canadian pinball event of the calendar. The venue for this year’s show is the Roundhouse Community & Arts Center in downtown Vancouver.  While previous shows had been held at the Holiday Inn hotel, also in downtown Vancouver, …

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    WHALEY PORT

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „I visited both Bangkok and Hua Hin in Thailand in August 2018 with my family. Originally, I had no idea there were any pinball games in Hua Hin, but I accidentally found a pinball location – The Whaley Port amusement centre inside the city of Hua Hin.  It is located on the 3rd floor of the Blúport Hua Hin. Whaley Point amusement centre in Blúport There were 2 games located in the central area of the centre: Metallica Pro (Stern, 2013) The Avengers Pro (Stern, 2012) M…

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    HERO CITY

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „I visited both Bangkok and Hua Hin in Thailand in August 2018 with my family. Hero City on the 8th floor of MBK is one of the few pinball locations in Bangkok. Hero City in MBK, Bangkok There was only one game – an AC/DC Pro (Stern, 2012) located near the entrance of the amusement centre. AC/DC Pro As usual, it cost THB20 ($0.61/€0.53/£0.47) for a 3-ball game. Unfortunately, it was seriously lacking any regular maintenance.   The playfield was dirty and many componen…

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    Feedzitat von Spooky Pinball: „This month, we’re gearing up for the Benton Labor Day parade with a big ol’ crazy surprise that we’re going to roll right down main street of our hometown. We’ll talk to a new partner company on “Dining With Spooky”, hear from James in the E.M. Dungeon, Danni on Batman 66, and a few more crazy gabby moments of fun! Terry from Pinball Life is tossing in the most fun topper for your Total Nuclear Annihilation ever offered, and we also have a big announcement regardin…

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    MIDDLE-POP PINBALL

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „Throughout the decades flipper pinball has existed, numerous designers experimented with innovative concepts, goals, and even how the game itself was played. One of the strangest and unique layout decisions was the use of ‘middle-pop’ designs. What is Middle-Pop Pinball? There is no formal definition for what is or is not a middle-pop game. At its core the term implies “a pop bumper between the flippers”. The concept was defined by hobbyists rather than the industry,…

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    Feedzitat von Pinball News: „We’re here at the Mercure Daventry Court Hotel in the town of Daventry near Northampton in the English Midlands for the very first UK Pinfest show. The Mercure Daventry Court Hotel Regular readers may recognise this hotel from some of our previous reports, and that’s because the Mercure used to be home of the UK Pinball Party when Andrew Heighway organised it from 2010 until 2014. After two years without a national show, Phillip Murphy stepped up with his UK Pinfest …