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Pinfest 2020

The Newcastle Pinball Association is proud to announce...
Yes its on again for the 9th year!

Anyone keen on contributing a game to this awesome event, please send me a message. Only a few spots left.


VPGL 16 - Double Flip (Rules for the competition)

Hi Pinballers,

Welcome to the Visual Pinball Gaming League with VPGL 16 - Double Flip. This tournament is the 4th of the new decade and part of the overall VPGL 2020 and all gamers worldwide are welcome to play. You can join in at any time and play.

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Hi Gamers,

Welcome to arcade gaming with MGLXLV- Arcade Have A Go. This is the third tournament of the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF ESPORTS for 2020. All gamers worldwide are welcome to game. You can also join in at any time.

Please watch the trailer below for the official tournament...

CABINET RESTORATION - TZ - to assist others

I have taken a short break from my landscaping duties in the new house and just completed a Twilight Zone cabinet restore. As I have said before, there are many guys that do really nice resto work, and this thread is really to assist someone who is considering taking the step to have a go themselves....

Announcement: Western Australia set to have its very own Pinball Festival

Hi folks!

We’d like to share some exciting news with you all…

Western Australia is set to have its very own Pinball Festival 😊

With Western Australia starting to ease restrictions from tomorrow, we thought what better time to announce plans for a pinball festival...

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    Today, 09:48 AM
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    All gone now

    I have a pile of pinball flyers here I would like to give to Aussie Arcaders for xmas
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