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LEGO Pinball Creation Gets Serious

May 10, 2018

Iron Maiden Launch Party Tournament Sunday 5/6 at 1 PM

May 3, 2018

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COME OUT this Sunday to Gestalt in San Franciso when Gene X hosts the bay area official launch of STERN PINBALL’s newest game IRON MAIDEN!  This is the debut design by multi-world pinball champion Keith Elwin.  Registration starts at 1 PM and the tournament begins at 1:30 PM.  $5 Entry for the tournament.  Cash prizes and schwag.  Over 50 beers on tap.  Facebook event page here.

Pacific Pinball League Season 4 starts Wed. 5/9 @ 7 PM!

May 3, 2018
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SEASON 4 of the Pacific Pinball League begins next Wed. 5/9 at 7 PM. $10 special admission (PPM members always free). We’re a fun, inclusive, competitive group of pinball players of all skill levels. Attend just three nights of regular season play to qualify for the Finals. All you have to do is show up any league Wednesday before 7 to join. More info and schedule: https://pinballbayarea.com/league/
 
In addition to Wednesday league, we also have a new SELFIE league. Play on your own time on games in the museum, the front coin play area and at the Fireside lounge. Take a selfie of your score and submit it. More info here: http://www.alamedaselfieleague.com/ and you can submit your selfie scores on Matchplay here: https://matchplay.events/live/5by81

Pin and Sundry

April 9, 2018

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60 Minutes Segment (1970s)

April 5, 2018

Pacific Pinball League Season 3 Finals – Luke Baxter takes the win!

March 29, 2018

After 10 weeks of qualifying, 22 players competed in the PPM League 3 Season Finals, and what a Final it was!

The format was 3 strikes (lose three matches and you’re out) and the lower seeded player got to choose the era (Modern, Solid State or Electro-Mechanical) and the higher seeded player got to choose the game.

The tilts were mean and the action was fast, but in the end, Luke Baxter, one of the strongest new talents in the Bay Area defeated Phil Hellsten in the 11th Round to take the tournament.

Thanks to the players for making this an awesome season, and thanks to the Pacific Pinball Museum for all their support.

 

Finals

PPM League Week 9 – Time Attack!

March 15, 2018

THIS WEEK at the Pacific Pinball League, 23 players competed in Time Attack! Ten high-speed rounds of pinball action on electro-mechanical, Solid State and Modern games. Dexter Dong emerged victorious with 8 wins to take over as the season points leader, while Leslie Ruckman was our top woman player and 2nd overall with 7 wins.

Sean Reynolds won the history trivia contest by identifying a game in the Museum that uses Harry Williams original Tilt mechanism design, the ‘stool pigeon’, citing Genco’s “Kings”(1935). He earns a T shirt.

David Lee wins the Yellow Headband for being the player with the highest winning percentage. Congrats!

There’s only one more week of qualifying and while it’s too late to qualify for Finals, you can try out the league to see if next season might be for you. $10 for non-members (members always free), Wednesday 3/21 at 7pm. More info and full results at: https://pinballbayarea.com/league/

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