There’s a heavy dose of real pinball talk in this episode, so get ready for an on-site round-up of INDISC

Jared Morgan
Jan 26 · 3 min read

Chris took the drive from La Habra to Banning, CA to visit one of the finest collections of pinball on the West coast: the Museum of Pinball.

Pinheads as far as the eye can see (Source: http://www.museumofpinball.org/about-us/)

Open only three times a year, the museum flung its doors open to pinheads for what was an amazing couple of days of pinball action at the It Never Drains in Southern California (INDISC) pinball tournament.

Chris talks about his favourite experiences at INDISC in the first half of the show, then we talk about how Zen is doing with recreating the mobile pinball experience on iOS (and Android, soon).



And now… on with the show

  • 02:15 — What’s up with Arcooda? This is what’s up!

Real Pinball Talk

  • 04:50 — Chris graces It Never Drains in Southern California (INDISC)
  • 06:13 — Head to Head Bally’s NBA Fastbreak!
  • 10:00 — Spooky Pinball hands-on play.
  • 12:30 —Stern’s Aerosmith box toy is cool!
  • 14:15 — Homepin’s Thunderbirds 5–4–3–2–1 and its deeply concaved flipper buttons.
  • 16:15 — Thunderbirds TWERPY’s clean sweep (almost)
  • 17:10 — American Pinball’s Houdini
  • 20:10 — Heighway Pinball’s Aliens
  • 21:20 — Props to Zen Studios on their Aliens table.
  • 26:00—Comparing the real-life tables in Williams Pinball to actual tables.
  • 32:00 — How many tables did Chris play in total?

Zen Williams Pinball on iOS update

  • 34:50 — Google Play preorder available now!
  • 35:30 — About the free-to-play aspects of the game.
  • 38:10 — About the daily challenges.
  • 40:00 — Testing Williams Pinball F2P models in plain sight.

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Podcast devoted to commercial digital pinball that occasionally veers wildly off-topic just because.

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Tech Writer with a Product focus | Podcaster | Pinball enthusiast.

BlahCade Pinball

Podcast devoted to commercial digital pinball that occasionally veers wildly off-topic just because.

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