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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....

Gottlieb Sea Belles August 1956

gottlieb sea belles 1956

so, how many years does it make her?

bill picking up a project in the next few days, a very dirty, neglected old 50s woody.

so good these are still out there, though very rare now.

lets start with the new playfield plastics...

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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    by djsheep
    Looking for a bare Atari Jaguar console, prefrably a US model, but PAL will suffice also.

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    Yesterday, 11:52 PM
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    by djsheep
    Trying to complete the HES NES Collection, without having to fork over stupid eBay prices (that never seem to move). Here are the titles I am after. Only looking for boxed games:

    4 in 1 Fun Blaster Pak (Pipemania, Twin Eagle, Metal Fighter and Little Red Hood)
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    by adamsebas
    Bally Fathom - only 3500 produced

    This machine rarely comes up for sale - it took me 3 years to track one down!
    Anyone who is familiar with the game play understands that it is an amazing game that more thans holds up today in terms of fun/rules/challenge etc.

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  • What "Aussie theme" would you like to see?
    by chopchop
    Let's say a manufacturer offered to make a smallish run of a game specifically for Aussies with a theme we would like to see (this is not a hypothetical question by the way).

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  • Piston Shooter Rod
    by Pinoffski
    I made a proto type Piston shooter rod today
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    just thinking maybe to engrave Metallica on the front of the piston...
    18 September 2020, 06:37 PM
  • New bally/wms Cab
    by dmeca
    hey all,

    Does anyone know how much a new cab would be?

    And who sells them?


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    Let me know.

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    by Johno
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    pm for pics ect
    16 September 2020, 08:58 AM
  • Demolition Man and BSD
    by Steakfist
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    electronics, game does not turn on
    I have all the toys and most parts, but game is in pieces
    playfield , the...
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