The Collection: This Week in Pinball (TWIP) Archive

The Collection: This Week in Pinball (TWIP) Archive

 1/15/18

TWIP – The Beatles are Coming, The Story of Kosmic Khaos Pinball, Iron Maiden?, Jersey Jack Excerpts, More

  • Live TWIPY Awards Show – Friday at 7:00 PM EST
  • The Beatles Are Coming
  • The Story and Possibility of Kosmic Khaos Pinball
  • Is Iron Maiden the Next Stern?
  • Pinball Bulbs – advertisement
  • Pirates of the Caribbean Updates, Jersey Jack Interviewed
  • Alien Code Update
  • Stern Growth
  • IFPA State Championship Series
  • It Never Drains in Southern California Winner!
  • New Pinball Event in the UK
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus
  • Match! – Next Game – What is Coming Up on This Week in Pinball

1/8/18

TWIP – The Two Themes, Secrets from Spooky’s Teasers, Custom Twilight Zone, More

  • Two Themes Obtained by Pinball Manufacturer(s)
  • Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle Teasers and Secrets
  • Live TWIPY Pinball Awards Show coming 1/19 at 7:00 PM EST
  • Batman ’66 – More Code with LOTS of New Video Clips
  • Total Nuclear Annihilation Updates
  • Giveaway Winners!
  • Big Bang Bar – At a New Location
  • It Never Drains in Southern California
  • Thunderbirds Updates from Homepin
  • Pinball Profile – 100th Episode with Roger Sharpe
  • Custom Black and White Twilight Zone Pinball Machine
  • Total Recall Pinball Machine – Playfield Art Seen for the First Time
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus
  • Match! – Next Game – What is Coming Up on This Week in Pinball

1/1/18

TWIP – Happy New Year – Two New Themes Being Revealed, plus Is That a Kingpin?, More

  • **Exclusive – New Themes Being Revealed
  • Is That a Kingpin?
  • Live TWIPY Pinball Awards Show coming 1/19 at 7:00 PM EST
  • Pindigo Version 3 Released
  • Total Nuclear Annihilation Album Available Jan 8, plus TNA Background and Updates
  • Chicago Gaming Company Updates of AFMr, Game #3
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – New Songs and Limited Editions Shipping
  • First Houdini Officially Shipped
  • Last Day to Enter to Win Free Set of Pin Stadium Lights
  • Pinball Bulbs Sale
  • Alien Limited Editions Shipping?
  • NYC Pinball Championships – Women’s Tournament Finalized, B Division Eligibility Expanded
  • IFPA Announcements
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus
  • Match! – Next Game – What is Coming Up on This Week in Pinball

12/18/17

TWIP – Likely Remakes Revealed, Clues from Ask Steve Ritchie, TWIPY Host Announced, More

  • Planetary Pinball Reveals “Likely” Remakes
  • Clues from “Ask Steve Ritchie”
  • Host Announced for TWIPY Pinball Awards
  • Houdini Deep Dive – Likes, Dislikes, Features, Code
  • Code Code Code Code – Guardians, Star Wars, Alien, Wizard of Oz
  • More Alien Info
  • Free Set of Pin Stadium Lights
  • Pinball Bulbs Sale
  • Mystery Playfield in the Background
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus
  • Match! – Next Game – What is Coming Up on This Week in Pinball

12/11/17

TWIP – The TWIPY Awards – Vote Now, Batman ’66 Code – A First for Pinball, List of Thunderbirds Changes, More

  • 1st Annual TWIPY Pinball Awards
  • Batman ’66 Channel Changing – A First for Pinball
  • List of Thunderbirds Playfield Changes, Shipping Update
  • Stern of the Union – Code Updates, Stern in China, More
  • The Impact of the Project Pinball Charity
  • Poem about Pinball Bulbs
  • Poem about Pin Stadium Lighting
  • What’s Happening with PAPA 21?
  • The Queensland Pinball Championships
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus
  • Match! – Next Game – What is Coming Up on This Week in Pinball 

12/4/17

TWIP – Statement from deeproot, New Info on Spooky’s Alice Cooper, First Annual TWIPY Awards

  • Statement from deeproot Pinball
  • 1st Annual TWIPY Pinball Awards
  • Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle New Info
  • Stern Updates – Code, Callouts, and Stern of the Union
  • December Deals and Giveaways
  • New Gameplay Videos – GOTG, Alien, Houdini
  • IFPA Announces the Power 100 Championship
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus

11/27/17

TWIP – **Exclusive**: deeproot – The Next Misadventure or a Pinball Revolution?, Guardians Stream, Cyber Monday Deals, More

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Stream Highlights
  • **Exclusive: deeproot – the Next Misadventure or a Pinball Revolution?
  • Cyber Monday Deals – Last Chance to Enter to win a Free Shooter Rod
  • Statement from Heighway Pinball
  • Christopher Franchi Working on Two Titles to be Released at Expo 2018
  • Circus Maximus Second Title – Kingpin?
  • Thunderbirds Playfield Changes
  • The Silverball Saloon – Opening Wednesday
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus

11/20/17

TWIP – Guardians of the Galaxy New Details, Dead Flip Stream Details, Willy Wonka?, More

  • Guardians of the Galaxy New Details/Video
  • Dead Flip Stream Details
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Coming to JJP?
  • Alien Updates
  • Heighway Pinball’s Next Games Info – and Refunds?
  • Is Stern Doing an Unlicensed Theme?  Yes!  Wait, No!  Maybe?
  • New York City Pinball Championships
  • The Big Lebowski – Production Starting Soon?
  • Star Wars Accessories Coming Soon
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus

11/13/17

TWIP – Guardians Gameplay Coming, Houdini Updates, Major NYC Pinball Announcement Teaser, More

  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Gameplay Coming This Week
  • Houdini Updates from American Pinball
  • Major Announcement Coming from NYC
  • The Big Lebowski – Good News, Bad News
  • Stern of the Union and Star Wars Topper Update
  • Another Batman ’66 Code Update
  • Dutch Pinball Open
  • Total Nuclear Annihilation Speaker Grills, Meltdown Mirrors
  • Pinball Publications
  • Victory Laps – End of Post Bonus

11/06/17

TWIP – Guardians of the Galaxy Reveal, Heighway Pinball Next Game Timeline, John Trudeau Update

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Reveal
  • Eric Meunier Shares More Info about Pirates of the Caribbean
  • John Trudeau Pleads Not Guilty
  • Heighway Pinball Next Game Timeline
  • Happy Birthday Pinball Profile
  • Dutch Pinball Open
  • The Big Lebowski Update
  • Kickstarter Campaign for New Pinball Book
  • Dead Man’s Hand Pinball
  • October Giveaway Winner!
  • Comet Pinball – November Giveaway Sponsor
  • End of Post Bonus

10/30/17

TWIP – Guardians of the Galaxy Rumor Round-Up, JJP Pirates New Info, More

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Rumor Round-Up
  • Pirates of the Caribbean New Info
  • Python’s Pinball Circus Updates
  • Circus Maximus Building New Machine
  • Batman ’66 Code Update
  • Aliens Being Unboxed and More on the Way?
  • First Heads-Up Pinball Championship Winner
  • Vote: Which Would Make the Best Scary move Pinball Theme?
  • End of Post Bonus

10/23/17

TWIP – More Details on Alice Cooper Pin, Homepin vs. Ben Heck, New Ka-Pow Title Timeline

  • More Details on Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle
  • Homepin and Pinheck System
  • New Ka-Pow Title Timeline
  • Magic Girl Stream
  • First Heads-Up Pinball Championship – October 28
  • Proof of Aliens
  • Bowen Kerins – New Tutorial and More
  • Dutch Pinball Updates – Xytech, ARA, Early Achievers
  • Code Drops: Star Wars and Total Nuclear Annihilation

10/16/17

TWIP – JJP Pirates of the Caribbean, Houdini Updates, Stern Unlicensed Theme, More

  • Pirates of the Caribbean by Jersey Jack Pinball
  • Houdini by American Pinball
  • Steve Ritchie Working on Unlicensed Theme
  • Pinball News Expo Coverage
  • Other Expo News
  • ColorDMD Releases
  • Multimorphic Launches Redesigned Website
  • Alien Shipping?

10/9/17

TWIP – Olympic Goblin Pinball Machine, Updated Expo Preview, More

  • Updated Expo Preview
  • Olympic Goblin Pinball Machine from Phenix Pinball
  • Thunderbirds Reveal
  • Code Updates: Star Wars, Total Nuclear Annihilation
  • Stern of the Union
  • Airport Security Pinball Story
  • Remakes vs. Originals, and Chicago Gaming Company Customer Service
  • Pinball in the News

10/2/17

TWIP – Expo Preview, Predictions, Rumors, What to Expect, More

  • Expo Preview
  • Thunderbirds Reveal at Last
  • Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle Updates
  • Alien Updates
  • September Mezel Mods Giveaway Winner!
  • Titan Pinball – October Giveaway Sponsor
  • Pinball Arcade New Release
  • RIP Hugh Hefner

9/25/17

TWIP – Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle Side Art Revealed, CGC Timeline for Game #3, More

  • Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle Side Art Revealed
  • Chicago Gaming Company Announces Timeline for Game #3
  • Jersey Jack Pinball’s Dialed In! Collector’s Edition Now Shipping
  • Thunderbirds Blurry Playfield
  • TWIP October Preview – Next Week
  • White Rose Gameroom Show (York Show) – Sept 29-30
  • Lost Laser Lord Pinball Machine (Full Story by The Slam Tilt Podcast)
  • AC/DC Premium Vault Edition
  • ColorDMD Release: Dirty Harry
  • Pinball FX3 – Available Step 26

9/18/17

TWIP – John Popadiuk is Back – a Conversation with Deeproot Pinball **Exclusive**

  • John Popadiuk is Back in Pinball
  • A Conversation with deeproot Pinball **Exclusive**
  • Unlicensed Stern Title?
  • IFPA Power 100
  • Heighway Pinball Building Alien
  • Multimorphic P3 Production Updates
  • Vancouver Flipout Pinball Expo – Sept 22-24
  • The First Total Nuclear Annihilation Delivered – to Ed Robertson of The Barenaked Ladies!
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Escapism Pinball
  • Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy Pinball…
  • Free Pinball App of the Week (iOS) – INKS

9/11/17

TWIP – Kosmic Khaos Pinball?, Blurry Thunderbirds Playfield, New Bowen Pinball Tutorials, More

  • Kosmic Khaos Pinball Machine?
  • Almost/Sort of a View of Thunderbirds Playfield
  • Alien Updates
  • New Bowen Pinball Tutorials
  • Interview with Zach Sharpe – Pinball News
  • ColorDMD Release: Gilligan’s Island
  • Pinball Map Partners with Stern
  • This Week and Pinball and You – BFFs!
  • Stern Pinball Arcade New Release: Ghostbusters

9/4/17

TWIP – New Pinball Tournament, Bro is Back, The Big Lebowski Updates, Trudeau Update, More

  • Heads-Up Pinball Championship
  • Updates on John Trudeau Arrest
  • Play Pinball and Help with Hurricane Harvey Relief
  • It’s Back!  “Bro, Do You Even Pinball?”
  • Thunderbirds Updates
  • Mezel Mods – TWIP September Giveaway Sponsor
  • Stern Updates – Brazil Manufacturing Update, Star Wars Premium
  • Dutch Pinball Updates
  • Pinball Hall of Fame – Tim Arnold Funny Quote
  • August Giveaway Winner!

8/28/17

TWIP – Houdini Gameplay, Electroluminescent Decals, Trudeau Arrest, More

  • John Trudeau Arrest
  • Houdini Updates
  • Houdini Gameplay
  • Thunderbirds Electroluminescent Headbox Decals
  • This Week in Pinball – HELP!
  • Pinball News Website
  • Star Wars Updates – R2D2 Topper, Premiums Shipping Soon
  • Stern Updates – New Cabinets Bracing, Brazil Manufacturing?
  • Alien Updates

8/21/17

TWIP – Dead Flip Stream of TNA and The Jetsons, Thunderbirds Sneak Peeks, Buffalo Summer Open Winner, More

  • Total Nuclear Annihilation Stream
  • The Jetsons Stream
  • Thunderbirds Sneak Peeks
  • Buffalo Pinball Summer Open Recap
  • Alien Production Update
  • Star Wars Updates
  • New Pinball Podcasts
  • ColorDMD: Champions Pub Video
  • Pinball Arcade New Release

8/14/17

TWIP – Thunderbirds Coming, Stern Marketing, Buffalo Pinball Summer Open, More

  • Thunderbirds is Coming
  • Buffalo Pinball Summer Open
  • New Stern Director of Marketing – Zach Sharpe
  • Nic’s North American Pinball Tour
  • Interview with Gary Stern
  • Pinball News Website Teaser
  • ColorDMD Teasing New Release
  • Pinball Expo Schedule and Seminars Released
  • New KISS Code – V1.30

8/7/17

TWIP – Star Wars Premium Gameplay, Alien Updates, Monthly Giveaway Winner Announced, More

  • Star Wars Premium Gameplay
  • Alien Pinball Updates
  • The Future of Pinball – Seminar by Todd Tuckey
  • Saratoga Pinball Show (8/12)
  • The Big Lebowski Update
  • ColorDMD Jurassic Park Video
  • Billionaire Pinball Operator – Warren Buffett
  • July Giveaway Winner!

7/31/17

TWIP – Total Nuclear Annihilation, Stern Ghosting, Pinburgh, More

  • Total Nuclear Annihilation Reveal
  • Pinburgh 2017 Champion – Colin MacAlpine
  • Ghost in the Machine
  • Attack From Mars Remake, Dialed In!, and P3 Multimorphic
  • Stern Star Wars Premium/LE Video, Code Update
  • Alien Update
  • ColorDMD Release: Jurassic Park
  • Pinball Arcade New Release: Firepower II – World Cup Soccer Next?

7/24/17

TWIP – Pinburgh, Jetsons Gameplay, Guardians of the Galaxy Mystery, More

  • Countdown to Pinburgh/Replay FX
  • The Jetsons Gameplay Video
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Mystery Photo
  • Alien Updates
  • The Big Lebowski Weekly Update
  • This Flippin Podcast – 50th Episode
  • ColorDMD Release – No Fear
  • Stern Star Wars Updates

7/17/17

TWIP – Timeshock, Thunderbirds, TBL Review, More

  • Homepin Thunderbirds Pinball Machine Update
  • Silver Castle Pinball Timeshock
  • The Big Lebowski Update
  • Project Pibnall
  • For Amusement Only Pinball Podcast – 400th Episode
  • ColorDMD Release: The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends
  • Stern Star Wars Updates
  • Pintastic Wrap-Up

7/10/17

TWIP – Star Wars Gameplay, Pintastic, More

  • Star Wars Gameplay
  • Pintastic Silverball Rumble
  • Alien and The Big Lebowski Updates
  • Spooky Pinball Updates
  • Coast2Coast Pinball Podcast is Back
  • ColorDMD New Release
  • Pinball Arcade New Release