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What are the Top Ten Modern Pinball Machines of All-Time?

Let’s somewhat scientifically figure out the best pinball machines of all time. First let’s look at the top 25 pinball machines list from Pinside. Medieval Madness Attack from Mars Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast Twilight Zone Monster Bash Lord of the Rings Metallica Dialed In AC/DC The Addams Family Indiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure […]

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2017 Game of the Year

As terrible and frustrating 2016 was for the world of pinball machines, 2017 was a complete turnaround. 2017 pinball was an amazing year for great pinball. What do we mean by “best pinball of 2017” anyhow? This simply is the game we recommend to buy this year (if you can only buy one game).

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Is VR the Future of Online Gambling?

We have covered VR before…but in this post we focus on an entire industry adapting to VR technology. In this case — the casino industry. The casino gaming industry has grown by leaps and bounds from its beginning. It seems bigger than ever.

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Who are the Biggest Influences in Gaming Today?

We normally talk about arcade games here at The GameRoom Blog, but we cannot deny there are some amazing developments in modern gaming. This post will look at some of the more interesting recent figures that are pushing the envelope and changing the world of games.

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Cozy Coastal Town Now Home to Pinball Palace

Sometimes life surprises you in ways you could never imagine. We moved to the small beach town of Brunswick, Georgia almost 15 years ago. My wife and I were looking to escape the congestion and traffic of the Washington, DC area and move to a more family-friendly town. I never missed the DC area much, but […]

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2016: A Most Disappointing Year for Pinball

A post on a recent local pinball discussion forum read: “It seems like it’s a good time to be a pinhead. People are taking delivery of TBL, Stern has Batman 66 coming out soon, and I just read that both JJP and Spooky will be unveiling their third games before too long. There have also […]

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The Top Ten Best Bargains in Pinball Today

Pinball Machines are amazing fun, but they can also do some serious damage to your wallet. With new games selling for $5000 to $7500 and with many used pinball machines selling for that high or even higher — a little bit of bargain shopping can go a long way. Some even say that prices of […]

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The Story Behind the Latest Pinball Magazine

Hopefully you have heard of the new magazine totally dedicated to pinball. It is named oddly enough Pinball Magazine. If you have not ordered your copy of the first issue, what in tarnation are you waiting for? This is easily the best print publication to come out for pinball in several years. Yes it seriously […]

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Top 12 Things You Should Know About Wizard of Oz Pinball

After seeing Wizard in Oz in action at the E3 show, we had to add two more items to the list. So the top ten items now is top twelve. Cabinet Wizard of Oz cabinets are going to be printed directly on wood and then clearcoated. This will allow for striking cabinet artwork and should […]

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Seeking Holy Arcade Grails with Author Sean Newton

You may remember that the The GameRoom Blog talked with Sean Newton last year about his excellent book Bits, Sticks, and Buttons. Well Sean has a new book coming out soon and wanted to give us the exclusive scoop on it. So here goes… Sean thanks for talking with me today. I take it the […]

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