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(Slate)   Pinball is not dead. Not if a visionary pinhead in New Jersey has anything to say about it   ( slate.com) divider line
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2013-01-10 12:21:41 PM  
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Playing Pinball is like driving a fun car with a manual gearbox; overdosing on FPS games and Angry Birds is driving an automatic. Easy to do, easy to pause and rest. Good Pinball scratches an itch that nothing else really can.

Secondly, great games, like music, don't get old. Galaga and Pac Man are still out there and still bringing in enough money to justify a re-release with both games in one cabinet. Pinball died when the manufacturers pulled a Lucas and tried to re-invent the wheel, missing both the point of the game and screwing up playability.

And why biatch? More games to play? Twist my arm.
2013-01-10 09:55:20 AM  
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My former dining room.
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/one of the best investments I ever made
//quadrupled in value
///wants a TRON Collectors Edition pinball next.
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