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Ryan and I were interviewed by Michigan NPR about Coin-Op Carnival! https://www.michiganradio.org/post/stateside-state-senate-passes-auto-insurance-reform-pinball-history-comic-book-new-west-mi (Scroll down for the interview) Sophie has continued w…
Ryan's tour stop at Abrams Planetarium was excellent!  Read the writeup at http://www.coinopcarnival.com/news/ There are two tour stops happening this weekend!  Pinball at the Zoo and the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo (S.P.A.C.E.). See ht…
My experience at Texas Pinball Festival as part of Coin-Op Carnival.  An unforgettable weekend! Some photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/8hNHQvpxRTJqoFPM8 Ryan is doing a solo presentation for the next tour stop - the Abrams Planetarium at Michigan S…
Ryan Claytor joins me to discuss our new joint venture - Coin-Op Carnival: Electrifying Tales of Mechanical Contraptions! Coin-Op Carnival Issue #1 is a 64-page, fully illustrated, full color publication. Coin-Op Carnival will release March 22nd at…
Multi-Races works!  I finished the wiring after last episode, fired it up, and can play games on it.  There are no graphics currently, but still a major victory. Robo-Frenzy has also had a few victories over the past weekend - the score motor turns…
I'm just about ready to turn on Multi-Races for the first time. Exciting time for any project.  I talk about wiring the coils and motors in the game, and some of the challenges. Today's game is 1959's Gottlieb Straight Shooter (https://www.ipdb.org…
Robo-Frenzy  has had a small advancement, but more time is needed to test everything. Multi-Races, I am having some second thoughts about how I will construct parts of the game.  Discussion awaits! Today's game is the 1959 Williams "Golden Bells" -…
The Multi-Bingo is getting a nice bit of polish ahead of the Texas Pinball Festival.  I look forward to meeting new people and seeing their reaction to the game! Multi-Races progress continues - I've wired the playfield and placed it within the gam…
I'm continuing to program Multi-Races, and am working backwards chronologically.  I've arrived at the first game Bally produced post-war, 1946's Victory Derby and Victory Special.  I speak a bit about the large changes in portioning that these earl…
I've almost finished programming the first game for Multi-Races.  Bally's Turf King is one of the last one ball horserace games, and therefore one of the most complex.  Once I've finished it, I should have no trouble with other games.  I talk about…
Robo-Frenzy is about 70% wired! Multi-Races now has a computer and I've begun thinking about laying out the new electronic and mechanical features. A Chicago Coin Soundstage was unboxed recently.  The video (on Facebook) can be viewed here: https:…
A short episode today, wherein I discuss wiring Robo-Frenzy (approx 50% done), and a listener question about adding progressive jackpots to a bingo pinball machine.  I put on my best tech hat and respond. Thank you, as always, for listening! You ca…
Robo-Frenzy is taking shape, the wiring has begun in earnest.  I talk a bit about how I am prototyping the light board, how the wiring is going and the basic functions that are wired. A reminder that I'm running a contest!  Anyone that can send me …
This year's White Rose Gameroom Show was incredible! I speak a bit about each game in Bingo Row, and do a recap of the happenings day-by-day. JeffC's amazing unboxing video is in this thread: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/bingo-row-at-the…
I'm headed to the York show - Friday Oct 12th and Saturday Oct 13th, 2018. Come see me, play all the bingos in Bingo Row, and compete for a chance to win a beautiful limited edition Bingo Row print! Today's main topic is a review of Pinball Magazin…
The York show (White Rose Gameroom Show) will be here before we know it! Come to the show and hang out with us in Bingo Row http://www.theyorkshow.com/ Beautiful new giveaways, a brand new bingo unboxing, extremely rare games on free play, and a lo…
The Multi-Bingo is about to make its yearly showing at the York show!  That means I have the typical final tweaks and touches to complete. The Multi Manual is available here: https://github.com/bingopodcast/bingos/blob/master/bingo_emulator/Multi-B…
This episode, I start off with a few technical details about how the animations function within the Multi for the mechanical backbox number movements. Today's game is the 1932 Northwest Coin Machine Company Fan-Tan.  An interesting roulette game wi…
The York show is coming!  October 12th and 13th, 2018, please join us in Bingo Row for several special spectacles.    - A group of bingo pinball machines free to play all weekend  - The Multi-Bingo, featuring all 142 domestically produced bingo pin…
I am back from a very special vacation - Dennis Dodel was willing to open his gameroom to a few of us traveling to Wayne Neyens' 100th birthday celebration! I had an excellent time and discuss some of the games and what makes them special. Thank yo…
United's coin flash animations are in process - I discuss the mechanical differences between Bally and United games from the perspective of coin flash, then give some simple updates on Robo-Frenzy and Multi Races. Jones Plugs are fantastic for allo…
The biggest news for today's episode: the announcement of the Multi Races project.  Thanks to Dennis Dodel for the name! The plan is to make another Multi-type game that will allow you to play all 49 of the one-ball horse race games.  Very excited …
Ryan Claytor (http://www.elephanteater.com) joins me for a discussion of all things vacation: Fixes for -  1) Williams "Penny Pitch" 2) Gottlieb "Paul Bunyan" (https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=1768) 3) Bally "Sheba" (https://www.ipdb.org/machine…
A great story from Graham TerMarsch - three donated Bally Big Times were used to teach kids at his son's school about reverse engineering and they ended up restoring one of the games - congratulations everyone! https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/vi…
I just came across an announcement that the Canada Pincon is going to have a history of pinball booth with: 1932 Bally Goofy 1935 Bally Bumper 1932 Bally Ballyhoo 1939 Keeney Thriller and a 1954 Bally Surf Club! If you're in the area, check out the…
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Podcast Details
Started
Mar 15th, 2015
Latest Episode
May 8th, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
449
Avg. Episode Length
19 minutes
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