BlahCade #169: Analytics, here we come!

Chris has decided that it’s time to stop the speculation and get some real facts about Williams Pinball Freemium grinding.

Jared Morgan
Mar 29, 2019 · 3 min read

Plenty of hardcore pinball app folks on Android and iOS have been complaining about how much grinding you need to do on Williams Pinball to get ahead.

Zen Studios will be releasing a table pack approximately every 8–10 weeks. We know that those all-important table parts are randomly dropped across tables. Because you now have seven tables to spread your parts over, it may become difficult for new folks to the platform to unlock a table to the ⭐️⭐️ level so they can play them in the basic and advanced daily challenges.

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Chris outlines details about his efforts to get some data around the freemium unlocks so that we have facts rather than speculative analysis about the freemium experience in the game.



And now… on with the show

Zaccaria Starter Pack and Other News

  • 04:00 — A reminder about the Zaccaria Starter Pack
  • 11:00 — Jared’s first experience of Zaccaria Pinball on Steam
  • 19:00 — Zaccaria on XBox One: got questions?

Pinball Arcade News

21:00 — New table speculation about Pinball Arcade

Williams Pinball Cabinet Thoughts

25:15 — Spacies Arcade and cabinet focus.

Williams Pinball on Mobile

32:00 — Chris is in the regular Freemium tier

34:00 — Spreadsheet tracking daily challenges

45:00 — Help needed: make spreadsheet actually functional for number crunching

MicroCab News

54:00 — MicroCab: moving into production?


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