It’s a bittersweet episode this week, where we learn in the newsletter that TPA are no longer releasing monthly table packs, and that a key member of the Farsight team has retired.
As you can imagine the show mostly revolves around these subjects, plus a few other surprises in what turns out to be a very interesting Farsight Newsletter.
Lets get started…
Banzai Run Released
- 01:05 — Banzai Run is out of Beta
- 02:55 — The bizarre dead end
- 04:00 — Checkerboard is fighting with the ball on Steam
No more monthly DLC
- 06:20 — Last Monthly DLC
- 07:25 — Will players hold tables to higher quality standards?
- 09:05 — Will consoles get faster updates
- 10:15 — No more seasons
- 11:20 — Farsight is now self-sustainable with this product
- 13:20 — What will this mean for Stern Pinball Arcade?
- 15:04 — Engine might be due a rebirth?
Norman Stepansky Retires
- 16:00 — Twelve years strong
- 16:55 — What did Norman do for Farsight?
- 19:00 — Who will take the helm at the Pinball show booths?
- 20:00 — Who would like to talk to BlahCade from Farsight?
- 21:00 — Arcooda will get a cabinet to Farsight for testing.
Pinball Tournaments app from Skillz and Farsight
An asynchronous peer-to-peer pinball challenge format for virtual and real money.
Pinball Tournaments on the App Store
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- 23:00 — Play competitive pinball for cash money.
- 25:40 — How does the monetary aspect work?
- 27:10 — The 60:40 clip
- 28:00 — Reluctance to back yourself even in Beta
- 29:10 — Maybe issues with Push notifications in Beta?
- 31:20 — Will there be enough players to make this platform fun?
- 33:00 — So what is the table?
- 38:00 — Could this ever make it to the Google Play Store?
- 38:50 — Where have we heard this Skillz name before?
Fixing the Pins Update
- 41:20 — Chris’ connectors have arrived for EBD
- 42:10 — Cool pinball products on Instagram: Hardtop Playfield Overlay
Exceptional playfield repair solution. .030 PETG, not a thin decal.. Art printed on the underside. Custom coating is…
- 45:00 — CPR Playfields are a trade-able commodity.
The Warm Up
It’s movies, movies, movies in the warm down before we ended the show. But it’s a bit of light-hearted fun and you should listen anyway.
- 49:25 — Movies that you should check out