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FLIPPERS VARIETY
AND ARCADE

Flippers Variety and Arcade

From the outside it looks like a gas station and convenience store but, as James Gray reports, step inside and you'll discover an Aladdin's cave packed with sixty of the top machines.

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INSIDE STERN'S
NEW FACTORY

The new Stern Pinball factory

Within two months Stern Pinball will have left their home of 16 years and set up in this new larger facility. We ask them about the move and show you inside the new factory.

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DENIZEN HALL
TOURNAMENT &
DIE HARD PINBALL

The Denizen Hall Pinball Tournament 2015

Tournament Director Derek Thomson tells us how a chance encounter at PAPA led to the creation of a new pinball league in Edmonton and their first full tournament.

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SWISS OPEN 2015
& ECS 2014 FINAL

The Swiss Open and ECS finals at PinballEd

PinballEd near Zurich is the host of the Swiss Open 2015 and the finals of the 2014 European Championship Series. We're there as the cream of Europe compete for the two titles.

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THE BIG LEBOWSKI
GETS NEW ART

The Big Lebowski pinball has changes to the playfield artwork

Modifications to the playfield art on Dutch Pinball's The Big Lebowski address the problems with the use of cannabis and gun imagery, and the Kahlua brand name.
We show you the before and after pictures.

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FULL THROTTLE
LAUNCH PARTY

The launch party for Full Throttle

Heighway Pinball holds a launch party in London for their Full Throttle game featuring prize tournaments, a chance to explore inside the game, and the rock band Redline.

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CACTUS JACK'S

Cactus Jack's in Oklahoma City

More than fifty of the top pinball machines, all kept in great condition, classic video games, pool tables and more. Mark Atkins tells us all about Cactus Jack's in Oklahoma City.

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EAG INTERNATIONAL
2015

We report from the EAG show in London

We're in London's Docklands for the annual EAG International coin-op show, and this year we have four pinball manufacturers, all showing their latest products.

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HEIGHWAY
PINBALL'S SECRET
GAME REVEALED

Heighway Pinball's secret game revealed

Seven months ago we told you about a secret game built by Heighway Pinball for a large multinational company to promote one of their world-famous brands. Now we can reveal all.

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EAS 2014

The EAS 2014 show

Europe's biggest coin-op show is held in a different country each year, and for 2014 it took place in Amsterdam. Evert Brochez reports on the pinballs on display and the huge range of other amusement products.

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WWE
WRESTLEMANIA

Stern's new WWE Wrestlemania

Stern's latest game is announced and this time John Trudeau serves up a multi-level wrestling game complete with an interactive wrestling ring and running on the new Spike hardware and software system.

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ROMANIAN PINBALL
OPEN 2014

It's the Romanian Pinball Open 2014

Marcin Krysiński takes his first visit to Bucharest to play in the final European Championship Series event of 2014, the Romanian Pinball Open, and it proved to be a real eye-opener.

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REVIEW
OF THE YEAR

We review the past twelve months in the pinball world

It's the return of our annual look back at the people and events from the past twelve months. We also bring you up-to-date with the latest developments in some of our earlier reports.
It was an amazing year, so relive it now.

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HEIGHWAY PINBALL
UPDATE

We visit the new Heighway Pinball factory to interview Andrew Heighway

Barry Oursler joins Heighway Pinball as we show you their new factory and the first Alien Pinball whitewood, bring you details of their new cabinet design and launch party, and much more besides, including our exclusive video interview.

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STERN ADDS
THE WALKING DEAD
PREMIUM MODEL

Stern's new Premium model of The Walking Dead

After months of refusing to be drawn on whether they would or wouldn't, Stern Pinball finally decides to make a premium version of their
The Walking Dead title.

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NORDMAN LEAVES
HEIGHWAY PINBALL

Dennis Nordman with one of the toys from Aliens Pinball

The creator of the forthcoming Alien Pinball 35th Anniversary Edition parts company with the South Wales firm having designed the initial playfield layout and a number of the toys.

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THE HOBBIT:
PLAYFIELD AND
ARTWORK CHANGES

The latest pictures of The Hobbit

New playfield artwork, models, toys and shots are added to The Hobbit as the start of production moves closer.
We've got the high-res pictures.

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SUPER SITES
SPECIAL

Eight more pinball location reports

From Florida to Hong Kong to Japan, we bring you a bumper bundle of eight new and updated site reports with even more great places to play the silver ball.

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DPO EXPO 2014

Welcome to our coverage of the first DPO Expo

The first DPO Expo is held in the Dutch town of Drunen, taking the successful Dutch Pinball Open and adding a schedule of seminars and special guests alongside more than 150 machines to enjoy. See it all here.

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FESTIFLIP 2014

It's France's biggest pinball show, FestiFlip

France's biggest pinball shows dwarfs most others with more than 300 pinballs set up on free play, including eight Black Hole games. Jonathan Joosten is there to play, man the Pinball Magazine stand, and report for us.

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BELGIAN OPEN
PINBALL 2014

It's the Belgian Open Pinball 2014

Belgium's national tournament returns to the city of Sint-Niklaas with more machines, more players and an expanded venue.
David Mainwaring is there to compete and report on all the action for us.

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PINBALL EXPO 2014

It's Pinball Expo time

Our massive report from the 30th annual Pinball Expo in Wheeling, Chicago, is now complete.
More than 150 pictures, 33 audio recordings from the seminars and the banquet, and an hour of video from the show floor, games rooms and the Stern Pinball factory. It's our biggest ever!

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STERN TO MAKE
WHOA NELLIE!

Whizbang Pinball's Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons game

Stern Pinball and Whizbang Pinball sign an agreement for Stern to make the Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons game.

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WORLD RECORD
ATTEMPT

An attempt ot set a new pinball record

An attempt to beat the official Guinness World Record for continuous pinball playing is taking place this weekend at Pinball Expo in Chicago. We talk to the potential record breaker.

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PLAY EXPO 2014

The Play Expo 2014 show

We were live in Manchester for the Play Expo games exhibition which includes the Northern Lights Pinball collection of around 120 machines. Check out our end-of-show report.

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BORÅS PINBALL
OPEN 2014

Boras Pinball Open 2014

The annual Borås Pinball Open takes place at Pinballseye in Sweden and our reporter David Mainwaring is there to bring us all the details, pictures and video of the event.

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CHICAGO PINBALL
SITES 2014

Dan Marquardt's guid to pinball venues in Chicago

There's been an explosion of pinball in The Windy City, as barcades and arcades spring up all over Chicagoland. With Pinball Expo looming, Dan Marquardt presents his guide to the must-visit places when you just can't get enough of the silver ball.

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