In the day before Twitch and pinball streaming, PinMaine-ia 4 captured the A division finals with a handheld Flip cam. You couldn't see everything like the overhead cameras of today, but it was still fun to watch John Rogers and Steve Bowden battle on Eight Ball Deluxe and Doctor Who for the championship. https://youtu.be/Kf-2O-rWsk4 … Continue reading Watch The Finals of PinMaine-ia 4 From 2010
With 47 games in John Reuter's collection available for play in PinMaine-ia 11, you'll find games spanning nearly 40 years of pinball, but only one EM. Gottlieb's Jungle Queen was released in 1977, two years before the switch to solid state games. It's a classic and one of World Champion Bowen Kerins' favorite EM's. … Continue reading How to Play Jungle Queen at PinMaine-ia 11
In a tournament setting where you're playing for high score, Bally's Kings of Steel from 1984 is a one trick pony. Hit the right target, get the ball back on the left flipper, repeat for millions. If you have good ball control and have mastered the tap pass, you can rack up the points all … Continue reading This Will Not Be the Kings of Steel You’re Used to at PinMaine-ia
One game is out and another is in for PinMaine-ia 11. This week, JR has acquired a 1979 Williams Tri-Zone that will be added to the lineup for PinMaine-ia 11 June 23-25. Paul Tuckey of TNT Amusements created a video explaining the history of Tri Zone, how to play it and how the ground-breaking game … Continue reading Williams Tri Zone Added to PinMaine-ia Lineup
We're excited to be making a minor change to PinMaine-ia game-play this year that we hope will make things go more smoothly for everyone.
Jake Erskine has created this year's PinMaine-ia logo that pays homage to the classic mocumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. Every PinMaine-ia participant will receive a t-shirt with their paid entry.