Dave talks about a customers 1979 Atari Superman pinball he is restoring. He remembers a seminar about Steve Ritchie and Eugene Jarvis and their time at Atari. Williams flippers and reworked target banks. Dave gives instructions on how to put LED’s into Superman. We are back to reviewing and repairing pinball machines!
A quick conversation about Freeplay Florida. Dave asks George about Houston. More food and arcade talk. Dave talks about Haunted House, Black Hole, and Superman and the changes to his upstairs lineup. Still trying to find a buyer for Bally Kiss. Happy Thanksgiving y’all.
George shares his time in Houston. He not only talks about the Houston Arcade Expo but his visit to The Game Preserve, various restaurants, a brewery and much more. George is one of few podcasters to share his thoughts on RAZA ( Retro Atomic Zombie Adventureland) from a personal perspective, after playing the game 5 times. The Space City Pinball Tournament results are provided. George participates in his first tournament. San Antonio pinball, Nick Baldridge, Titan Pinball Rubbers and much more.
In this episode Dave is visited by the tv show Boston Chronicle. Dave is interviewed on a variety of areas including his restoration business, collection and podcast. George and Dave interview the shows producer, Ramen Cromwell, on how he found Dave and what intrigued him enough to reach out and interview him. Ramen tells us a quick story about Shaq and how proficient he is on a head to head basketball game. George is interviewed by Ramen. Dave and George do a post wrap up and talk about their experiences. Bonus Feature: Dave and George do a mini review of Bally Kiss machine to demonstrate how they approach recording a podcast. Sell, sell, sell...Dave puts the Kiss machine featured on the show up for sale.
Dave and George pay a visit to the Southern NH Pinball Club to play in their bi monthly 3 strike tournament with their special guest Eric Stone. The final game has Chuck Webster and Eric Stone competing for the coveted boxing gloves. Listen to see who wins. Eric also serenades Dave during the final game. Thanks to the club for allowing us to record. Dave has a special event happening later this week. He is going to be interviewed by Boston Chronicle TV show.
THIS EPISODE contains NO PINBALL! So we fibbed and broke the rule.....what are you going to do about it. You are going to listen to see what this is all about. That’s my guess. Eric Stone starts with a coin pusher machine and ends the episode playing Frogger in this arcade episode. You can’t believe the number of coins and tickets he wins conquering these machines. ....and now for something completely different!
George interviews Keith Christensen prior to the start of the Houston Arcade Expo. Keith tells the audience about the history and what to expect over the 2 days of the show. They also talk about Texas BBQ, Texas blues, hurricanes, floods and locusts.....we cover it all.
The guys take a road trip to deliver a 1984 Bally Eight Ball Deluxe to one of Dave’s new customers. We use the time to talk about the game and a bunch of other pinball and non pinball topics. George talks about his upcoming trip to the Houston Arcade Expo in November.
The guys have their normal discussion about all aspects of Centaur. Sometimes taking a detour, but staying true to their roots discussing classic pinball. They attempt to play a few games to show off their playing skills. Practice makes perfect.
In this episode the guys take a road trip to Funspot in Laconia, NH. Their special guest is #12 IFPA ranked Eric Stone. Eric plays the following games: Devils Dare, High Speed and Joker Poker with cohost Dave.
The guys take a road trip to Weirs Beach and visit both the Half Moon and The Penny Arcades. Their special guest Eric Stone, IFPA #12 ranked player in the world, takes them to two different arcades from his youth and home town. Eric also discusses his tilt at PAPA. He makes the statement that Jurassic Park is no Iron Maiden and also discusses the lack of new Sterns in his area. Highest score ever on Adams Family?Next episode we go to Funspot!
In this episode Dave and his friend Paul discuss the arcades of their youth. The focus is on Fun And Games arcade that was located in Framingham Massachusetts back in the late 70’s and early 80’s. They also talk about Dream Machine ( Worcester, MA) and Funspot located in Laconia New Hampshire. Missle Command. Bally vs Stern. Bonus feature: arcade right of passage.
George argues: why can’t Stern make games with old tech? The guys have an off the rails discussion of the new Stern Home edition pinball : Star Wars. Dave tells the most explosive pinball story you have ever heard. Lots more.
In this episode the guys discuss all the things they could come up with related to this game. Everything you want to know including history, sounds, gameplay and more. Lots of Bally comparisons. Did someone say remake?
In this episode the guys talk to top rated player Eric Stone and how to play Evel Knievel. Saturday morning tournament update. Podcaster seminar. Late night game play. Ghostbusters. Xtreme coolertalk meets Classic Pinball Podcast @ Wonka. Spooky Pinball. IFPA Olympics. European listeners? Pintastic artwork. Black Knight SOR vs Deadpool? (We continue to drop names like drop targets)