— What Else is Happening in Pinball —
Deadpool Premiums are on the Line
Stern shared a video on their Facebook page this week which showed Deadpool Premiums on the production line! Looking forward to playing one of these soon…
Batman ’66 Code Update
Stern also announced new code for Batman ’66 this week, which includes Egghead and King Tut minor villain modes! Check out all the details of this code drop here.
Jersey Jack Pirates of the Caribbean New Code
Jersey Jack Pinball announced a code update to v0.96 for their Pirates of the Caribbean Machine. The update features Liar’s Dice – check out all the details of this code update here! They also share some more information on Liar’s Dice in the tweet below:
As mentioned on the JJP Live! stream, here are the help screens for Liar’s Dice. (We know about the typo, thanks.)@JJPinball #pinball pic.twitter.com/ZqR5wMyrnT
— Pirates Pinball (@potcpinball) September 27, 2018
We’re excited to see these machines shipping!
The International Flipper Pinball Association announced this week that Heads-Up Pinball Championship will return in 2019. Also, a Star Wars Pro has been added to the prize pool!
The IFPA also announced that registration is now open for the 2019 IFPA Pin-Masters. Check out all the details here!
Lord of the Rings Review – SDTM
Our friends Zach and Greg from Straight Down the Middle: a Pinball Show released a Lord of the Rings review last week – check it out!
Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle Blue Powder Coat…and Passport?
On this Pinside post, Spooky shared the pic above of the blue powder coat that will be on Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle.
Also, Charlie shared on Facebook that he now has a passport, but wouldn’t say where he is going…maybe an international pinball show? Or possibly to Ed Robertson’s house for an Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle first delivery stream?
— Cool and Crazy Stuff —
Airplane Homebrew Pinball Machine
Check this thing out! Even Gary Stern got in on the action, check out the video here! Insert line from the movie joke here…
Stern Kickball Art
Stern took part in a kickball game for charity, and check out this cool artwork by Joshua Clay!
A Seal Slaps a Kayaker in the Face with an Octopus
Not pinball related, but great headline.
$13,000 raised for JDRF and diabetes research!!
Following up on last week’s thread of the week, pinheads raised $13,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation!
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- Happy Birthday to Chris Kooluris!!
- Thrilla Winna: Congrats to Keith Elwin who won the Thrilla in Sternilla Charity Battle – check out the full stream here!
- Newsweek Article: Pinball is Back, And Fans Are Playing in Record Numbers
- Article: Bumper crop: Jersey Jack Pinball is thriving on old-school gamers’ love for its artisanal pinball machines
- Article: Sharon’s Retro Arcade puts pinball back in style
- Article: The top 4 spots for hot dogs in Minneapolis (one place includes PINBALL!)
- Article: Things to Do in NYC on a Rainy Day (guess what one thing to do is??)
- Article and Radio Spot: Pinball wizards will flip at the Pinball Expo, coming to Wheeling in October
- This company reviews the new iPhones, and in doing so takes a picture of a Supreme Pinball machine in their office
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