Apart from being the traditional home of pinball manufacturing, Chicago has also become one of the best cities in the world for pinball bars and arcades - barcades.
It is also home to the biggest pinball show in the world - Pinball Expo. Visitors to Expo, and to Chicago at any time, can find an impressive collection of barcades and arcade in which to get their fix of the silver ball as well as enjoy an extensive selection of craft beers.
Dan Marquardt has been tracking the growth of the barcade scene in and around Chicago, and presents his guide to the best places to play when visiting the windy city.
Click here - for his 2016 report
Click here - for his 2015 report
Click here - for his 2014 report
Click here - for his 2013 report
© Pinball News 2014