Pintastic NE 2018 Final Interview with Gabriel D’Annunzio and 10 quick thoughts

As always we closed Pintastic NE with a final interview with the founder, head man and provider of 20 count them 20 Pinball machines for people to play for free Gabriel D'Annunzio Gabriel's efforts bring the first of my ten thoughts about Pintastic into focus. The amount of work he puts in to bring this … Continue reading Pintastic NE 2018 Final Interview with Gabriel D’Annunzio and 10 quick thoughts

Pintastic NE 2018 Q & A Videos Jersey Jack and Todd Tuckey Seminars

With Pintastic NE 2018 over I wanted to get some stray videos from the Q & A seminars posted that you might have missed unless you viewed the entire playlist First from Jersey Jack's: Availability of parts for "Retired" games Given the playload of home based games that's a question that will be an issue … Continue reading Pintastic NE 2018 Q & A Videos Jersey Jack and Todd Tuckey Seminars

Pintastic NE Assorted Videos / Interviews (And Maggie the Clown in Disguise)

There was more to Pintastic than Todd Tuckey and Jersey Jack there were the vendors like Ben from Pinbox 3000 c his system has really grown since the first one Steve from Rock Fantasy store/arcade in NY who has been to every pintastic but one Clever to bring a machine that needs slight tweaking to … Continue reading Pintastic NE Assorted Videos / Interviews (And Maggie the Clown in Disguise)

Todd Tuckey, Electronic skills and the Future of the Pinball Hobby

Yesterday we highlighted Jersey Jack as one of the People who are driving the Pinball Hobby by his creation of brand new games designed more toward public purchase rather than arcades. Today I'd like to Focus on Todd Tuckey whose forte is the repair and restoration of the older games that were designed for a … Continue reading Todd Tuckey, Electronic skills and the Future of the Pinball Hobby

Pintastic 2018 Why Jersey Jack’s Success Matters

At Yesterday's Pintastic NE Jersey Jack of Jersey Jack Pinball held a seminar about his business that produces some of the best pinball machines on the market. These games are constantly in demand both on the market and at the show: During the seminar one of the attendees asked him an obvious question, why has … Continue reading Pintastic 2018 Why Jersey Jack’s Success Matters

The Games in the Pintastic NE Free Play room

It's 2 AM and the free play room is closed at Pintastic but it will be open at 9 am today so if you are thinking if it is worth your time to get a day pass today to play check out this video of the games you will gind Come on down and have … Continue reading The Games in the Pintastic NE Free Play room

Two Big Men at Pintastic NE Gabriel D’Annunzio and Tony

When you're talking Pintastic NE you're talking a lot of fun, such as the Batman 1966 game that has proved to be one of the most popular games in the Free play room. But before you can start playing games like that here is a lot of work from the setup of the vendor room … Continue reading Two Big Men at Pintastic NE Gabriel D’Annunzio and Tony

PinTastic NE 2018 Starts Today! Initial Video

As you are reading this I am in my hotel room in Sturbridge at day one of the 4th Annual Pintastic NE Pinball extravaganza. If you are unfamilar with it Pintastic  is four days of all things pinball with free play rooms, vendors seminars Tournaments and fun activities from the kids. There are machines on … Continue reading PinTastic NE 2018 Starts Today! Initial Video

Pintastic New England 2016 is coming… Look busy

We interrupt our coverage of all the political things that would explain my hair loss if I wasn't already short before then to remind you of one of the fun things in life. Last year Massachusetts enjoyed Pintastic NE in Sturbridge MA where we covered both those who make the games and the people who … Continue reading Pintastic New England 2016 is coming… Look busy

Project Pinball at Pintastic NE

There were a fair amount of venders at Pintastic NE in Sturbridge MA but there was one setup that had nothing to do with selling pinball machines. Project Pinball. On Day one I interviewed Tess who was manning the Project Pinball booth. On day 2 I stopped by the seminar room to hear part of … Continue reading Project Pinball at Pintastic NE

Voices of Pintastic NE Jersey Jack

I spoke to Jersey Jack the designer of the games Wizard of Oz and the Newly released Hobbit pinball machines. Here are a few of his machines His games are great even if my wife beats me at them

Pintastic Day 2 Low End, High End and Clowning Around

The 2nd Day of Pintastic started with an interesting conversation with a fellow named Art at Breakfast that had absolutely nothing to do with Pinball but once we were done he did take the time to sit for an interview on the subject of the silver ball. It was another beautiful day and in addition … Continue reading Pintastic Day 2 Low End, High End and Clowning Around

Voices at Pintastic NE Greg Ferris Pinball artist & designer

On Day one of Pintastic NE I spoke to longtime Pinball industry artist Greg Ferris: Greg designed games such as Dr. Dude, Star Trek TNG, Medieval Madness, Harlem Globetrotters and many more. His latest game is Woah Nelly Big Juicy Melons. We talked about the actual design of the game and while some might snark … Continue reading Voices at Pintastic NE Greg Ferris Pinball artist & designer