Best Pro Pinball podcasts we could find (Updated May 2019)
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BlahCade Podcast
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The BlahCade Pinball Podcast’s primary focus is digital pinball on mobile, PC, and console from the industry’s leading game developers. Real pinball machines get their due too as we play them in arcades, leagues, and our own homes.And then there’s the episodes where we get completely distracted and talk movies or some yummy food we just ate. Amazingly enough, we tend to find a way to relate it all back to pinball.The show originates from the East Coast of Australia and the West Coast of Cali ...
 
Two guys talking pinball with machine reviews, news, interviews, and top 10 lists.
 
Greetings From Allentown is a podcast taking a look at the history of pro wrestling through the lens of weekly TV episodes from the 70s through the 90s covering WWF, WCW, and much more!
 
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eHow Tech
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eHow Tech editor and bestselling author Dave Johnson joins forces with TV geek personality Nikole Zivalich to help you do more with technology. Imagine a world filled with fun and geeky guests, gadgets, tech trivia, and tips for better living through technology. Now stop imagining, because it's here.
 
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For episode 116 it is back to Jim Crockett Promotions for a look at how “hot” the territory was for NWA Pro from February 21, 1987!- How literally everybody won because Jim Cornette threw a fireball at Ronnie Garvin- Jimmy Garvin’s face turn being perfectly timed and executed- The Midnight Express as a championship hockey team- Dick Murdoch col ...…
 
Here we go, folks. It's the moment you've been waiting for when Mel Kirk joins Chris for his regular Williams Pinball release announcement chat. This time there are three tables on offer: Hurricane, Roadshow, and Whitewater. So pull down the episode and listen to what's in store for you all with Volume 4, and in the future. Check out https://bl ...…
 
There’s not much news to report in the week that was in digital pinball so Chris and I use this opportunity to exercise our right to randomness. Check out the show and get ready for an interview in the next one. See https://blahcadepinball.com/174-volume-4-announcement-eve for a pile of links to great videos in the show notes.…
 
In the 2nd show of the “Beer-treon” series, GFA goes back to 1986 for a look at the WWF D-Show Superstars of Wrestling from May 31!- Spring 1986 WWF TV: Experimenting by throwing crap at walls- Paul Christy is out of his mind on TNT: a complete breakdown in more ways than one- The Rotunda/Spivey U.S. Express: the magic is lost with a new “Aunt ...…
 
In a test of the human spirit, this week’s episode features a look at AWA TV from January 6, 1990!- A mild defense of the Team Challenge Series concept from the perspective of a 10 year old, and specific circumstances where it might have worked- AWA play by play man Ralph Sturgis: From “Press Your Luck” to the Stanley Cup- Waiting in vain for K ...…
 
In this episode, we open with exciting news about a Magic Pixel Zaccaria Pinball table remake that features the voice of one of your favourite co-hosts. We then give props to the excellent Buffalo Pinball reveal of Jersey Jack’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory pinball machine. We round out the show with some discussion about what it would ...…
 
Settle in for the coronation of a new Macho King as we look at WWF Superstars of Wrestling from September 30, 1989!- A complete breakdown of everything that went on that the coronation ceremony for the Macho King and Queen Sherri- Dusty Rhodes has a new look for the Battle of the Dustys- The greatness of the Roddy Piper/Rick Rude feud playing o ...…
 
It’s back to look at the leadup to Starrcade ’85 with a look at NWA Worldwide from October 26, 1985!- Magnum TA gets inappropriate and channels his inner Joe Namath with Baby Doll- Pondering the notion of Arn Anderson as President of the United States- Trying to survive another Superstar Billy Graham match- With Dusty Rhodes at the doctor, a lo ...…
 
Chris was about ready to drop this really helpful document for folks new to Zen Pinball's Williams Pinball app on iOS and Android. But as you'll hear in this episode, these best-laid plans were thrown out. We spend this episode discussing what has changed in the freemium model within Williams Pinball and offer some suggestions about what you ca ...…
 
Put on my blue suede shoes because we are walking in Memphis this week for some CWA Wrestling action from July 14, 1984!- The Macho Man makes history by piledriving Ricky Morton through a table at the Mid-South Coliseum- Lanny Poffo at his finest, and regales the audience with sound advice- The Memphis SuperFriends of Lawler and the Fabulous On ...…
 
If you’ve ever tried to diagnose a fault on a Pinball machine, you’ll know how frustrating it can sometimes be. Jared had just such a problem last week with his Star Race. Chris has been diving into the stats side of Williams Pinball more and has yielded some interesting insights from the data collected. There’s some interesting movie talk in t ...…
 
In the wake of WrestleMania 35, we go back 28 years to the aftermath of the uber-patriotic WrestleMania 7 with a look at WWF Wrestling Challenge from March 31, 1991!- Recaps of WrestleMania 7 including Sgt. Slaughter getting his heat back in the most literal way possible- Explaining the new DiBiase/Sherri team to those in the audience at the ta ...…
 
On the road back from WrestleMania 35 in New Jersey, Peter recaps the weekend.Included:- "The Bret Hart of drivers"- Trials and tribulations of trying to get a coffee in MetLife Stadium- Why WrestleMania weekend is a perfect place for everyone that is there- Meeting dozens of people for the first time- Reading the room at karaoke- Advice on how ...…
 
Chris has had the opportunity to give Campaign Mode on Zaccaria Pinball a go, and he's got plenty to share about the gameplay and features. Stern has also dropped a new Black Knight table on us and we go into a little bit of detail about our thoughts about the overall package and our hopes for balanced gameplay in the title. We round out the sh ...…
 
As we head toward WrestleMania 35, the show goes back in time for a look at the final edition of WWF Championship Wrestling prior to the first WrestleMania, from March 30, 1985!- Mr. T and Hulk Hogan get ready for the WrestleMania main event the only way they know how: with a Rocky-esque training montage video! - An update segment on the Junkya ...…
 
From Television City: a look at Mr. Belvedere looking like quite the fool, battling an addiction to pinball in an episode of "Mr. Belvedere" originally airing November 29, 1985 on ABC!By Greetings From Allentown.
 
Plenty of hardcore pinball app folks on Android and iOS have been complaining about how much grinding you need to do on Williams Pinball to get ahead. Zen Studios will be releasing a table pack approximately every 8–10 weeks. We know that those all-important table parts are randomly dropped across tables. Because you now have seven tables to sp ...…
 
For I must be travelling on now, because there’s so much World Class left to see….this week covers the debut of Michael Hayes as the first Freebird to land in WCCW in the October 16, 1982 edition of World Class Championship Wrestling TV!- How the crowd reacted to Michael Hayes as the super cool babyface on his arrival- Jay Saldi states his case ...…
 
After over six months, it's time to check in with Bill Watts and the UWF with a look at the January 17, 1987 episode of UWF TV!- The Freebirds run roughshod over everything and also evoke a comparison to a memorable movie trio- Positive aspects of how Bill Watts would run his TV shows- Michael Hayes tests his legal acumen in an effort to win ti ...…
 
In predictable fashion, Zen Studios released Williams Pinball Vol. 3 across all platforms today after announcing the game a few weeks ago. We got early access to a press copy of the latest release just before the weekend (yeah, not a huge preview but we'll take it), and recorded this episode so we could push it out on the day of release for you ...…
 
Yep, this is a bit of a weird episode, because it is out of sync with the timeline leading up to the release date announcement for Williams Pinball Volume 3. That doesn't mean there's nothing good to be had in the episode. Far from it! There's news about Zaccaria, Farsight, Zen, and a bit of front-loaded movie banter to ease you into the weeken ...…
 
This week the show rewinds to a classic episode from 2017 looking at WWF Superstars from June 3, 1989 as Peter says goodbye to a dear friend. Email: Greetingsfromallentown@gmail.comTwitter: @GFAllentownPodFacebook.com/GreetingsFromAllentownProwestlingonly.comBy Greetings From Allentown.
 
This week’s show is a look at the big WWF Superstars of Wrestling from November 22, 1986!- The Macho Man literally goes for the throat of challenger Ricky Steamboat- Randy Savage’s November 1986: the best TV month ever for a champion- Calling for Danny Davis limitations on appearances within a single show- The Honky Tonk Man acts fast after los ...…
 
Now that the Williams Pinball Vol 1 and Vol 2 Beta has run its course on iOS and Android, it's time for Zen to channel their inner Ariana and say "thank u, next" for the latest Williams Pinball DLC drop across all platforms. Hear Mel Kirk and Thomas Crofts (apologies from Akos Györkei who had to bail early to get Zen's Twitch stream set up) lay ...…
 
It is back to 1984 for a look at the short-lived experiment that was Pro Wrestling USA! Jack Reynolds is a gaffe machine, Terry Funk saves the day (again), Jimmy Hart as your utility manager, the weirdly muted crowd, Bob Backlund comes off creepy, plus original commercials, one of which that will blow your mind! (Offer not valid to those born b ...…
 
There was an update recently to the iOS Williams Pinball app from Zen Studios. Chris gives us an update of what changes were made in the app, and what clues it gives for Android users still suffering from the 10x mark-up on IAP in-game currency pricing. We also clarify a few things said in the previous beta coverage podcast about graphics and s ...…
 
It’s back to 1985 for a look at WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event from October 5, 1985!- Uncle Elmer gets married and gets his balls busted by Jesse Ventura- The concept of following Golden Era WWF through only Saturday Night’s Main Event- Political differences between faces and heels on the issue of free speech- Acceptance of non-finishes just t ...…
 
Akos, Thomas and Mel take time out of their work evening to chat with us about how Zen goes about engineering their tables, and the experience that goes along with designing the premiere mobile pinball experience. It's a short but oh so sweet interview and will fill the gap you have between the slightly longer episodal gap we've been having of ...…
 
With some regrets it is back to January 1984 for a look at some AWA TV aimed at the St. Louis market!- Trying to stay sane watching this very AWA show- A comparison for Ken Resnick trying to replace Gene Okerlund, who they couldn’t edit out of the show- The hilarity of two white dudes dressing up like Arab sheiks- Why a Billy Robinson wouldn’t ...…
 
In today's mobile gaming world, freemium models are often the only way developers can earn a crust in a crowded game market. Getting the balance right between playing for free to level up (grinding) versus playing outright can be a tough balance to get right. It seems that Zen might have made a misstep with pricing on their Android release of W ...…
 
Revving up the Delorean to 88 MPH for a trip back to 1985 and a look at NWA Worldwide from Jim Crockett Promotions from March 23!- Bizarre scrambles: Ric Flair and Dusty Rhodes together, and Tully Blanchard and JJ Dillon opposing Slick Ric!- Early Arn Anderson: waiting for that first spinebuster- Enjoying the Jimmy Valiant/Paul Jones Army never ...…
 
In software development, running experiments to test out hypotheses is an important part of product management and product development. We've already worked out that Zen Studios has been doing this for a while on mobile. They were testing out their free-to-play models on mobile, so they could gather the data they needed to implement it correctl ...…
 
Taking a look at when the WWF was trying to rejuvenate the company with a loaded episode of Superstars from October 31, 1992!- The interconnected events making up the “interesting times” for the WWF- A rare Superstars/Challenge crossover!- The Nasty Boys lash out at Jimmy Hart for a double-cross: shouldn’t they have seen this coming?- Marty Jan ...…
 
Chris took the drive from La Habra to Banning, CA to visit one of the finest collections of pinball on the West coast: the Museum of Pinball. Open only three times a year, the museum flung its doors open to pinheads for what was an amazing couple of days of pinball action at the It Never Drains in Southern California (INDISC) pinball tournament ...…
 
Going back to the heart of the Attitude Era for the 100th episode with a look at the June 1, 1998 WWF RAW is WAR!- The peak of the Mr. McMahon character trading jabs with his top stars- A Nation vs DX six man tag all-star game!- The Undertaker begins his evolution by dressing poorly- Taka Michinoku and Bradshaw: like a 1960s TV comedy pairing- ...…
 
Climb aboard the Mothership for a look back at WCW Saturday Night from June 28, 1997!- The WCW midcard in 1997: a diverse playground with something for everyone- Nobility is out the window as The Blue Bloods explode- Jeff Jarrett has delusions of grandeur- Appreciating Meng’s theme and pondering a trip to Tonga- Ric Flair steals the one bit tha ...…
 
We're back for another year of commercial digital pinball coverage! Because 2019 is going to be a very exciting year for Zen Pinball FX3 fans, we wanted to get ahead of the curve and talk about the holy grail titles we'd love to see appear in the new kid on the block's pinball universe. Because Christmas is all about tradition, Chris insisted w ...…
 
This week is a salute to the late “Mean” Gene Okerlund with a look at his first WWF show Wrestling At The Chase from January 1, 1984!- How Okerlund’s arrival helps everyone in the company be better at their jobs- Hulk Hogan returns to the WWF as a true man of the people- A brief overview of wrestling in St. Louis- “Dr. D” David Schultz issues a ...…
 
On a unique Greetings From Allentown, this week features a look at the pilot episode of the 1988 wrestling-themed TV show “Learning The Ropes”, starring Lyle Alzado and featuring cameos from Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, and Ronnie Garvin!Plus:- Vinnie Vegas Corner: NFL Wild Card edition!- YouTube Comment Theater!- Sports moments of ’97: Farewell to ...…
 
Learn all about unique ways to injure someone with a chair by checking out WWF Superstars from October 27, 1996!- Steve Austin attacks Brian Pillman: the last consequential angle ever on Superstars- Sunny Days are the end of days for the Smoking Gunns- Pondering how Psycho Sid could approach a presidential campaign- Examining Triple H’s 1996 Cu ...…
 
This will be the final episode for 2018. Both of us have some great news to share about projects that have been running throughout the year, and we also have some great news for Zen Pinball fans on Mobile. We will return in 2019 for another year of the latest commercial digital pinball news. See https://blahcadepinball.com/159-farewell-2018 for ...…
 
Zen Studios released their highly-anticipated Volume 2 collection of tables into the app stores early in December, and we recorded an episode to discuss what we thought about it. We've held onto it until now because we know that the festive season can be a bit boring, so having a few good podcasts to listen to can break the boredom a little. Th ...…
 
This week features a look at an oddly stacked episode of WWF Wrestling Challenge from February 24, 1991!- Sgt. Slaughter has fun with fire and beats the symbolism into the ground- The New Dream Team explodes and gets a visit from the Ghost of Dream Team Past- Gene Okerlund has a rough go at Toys R Us with the Big Bossman- How Macho Man vs Ultim ...…
 
We’re heading to Florida(!) for some PWF (Professional Wrestling Federation aka Florida Championship Wrestling) action from April 30, 1989!- Dusty Rhodes and Terry Funk renew their rivalry with brawls, boxes, and hilarious promos defining a “Dusty”- The Nasty Boys plagiarize a once and future rival- A Florida edition of “According to Larry”- Th ...…
 
It was a brand new world for the WWF in January 1993 with the launch of a new show on the USA Network: WWF Mania from January 30, 1993!- Taking stock of Ric Flair’s overall WWF 1991-93 run as it comes to a close- Setting the tone for RAW with the Flair-Perfect match and how it differed from all prior WWF TV matches- How Todd Pettengill may have ...…
 
This week it’s back to the early days of Ted Turner-owned World Championship Wrestling with a look at NWA Worldwide from June 24, 1989!- The Great Muta vs Scott Steiner: Where the reality of the situation falls short of expectation- Attempting to improve the Dynamic Dudes- A Las Vegas based Sid Vicious at a locals casino playing the blackjack t ...…
 
The folks at Zen Studios have punched out another beta for Williams Pinball Volume 2, and Chris gets some hands-on time with it. There's plenty of iterative improvements over the first beta, so we go into some of the juicy details. Then we get our thinking caps on and try to do some extrapolation about what titles Farsight Studios could theoret ...…
 
Just in time for Turkey Day, the Adams Division Podcast (Peter Winson of Greetings From Allentown & Steve Bennett of the Sports-Casters) reconvene to the discuss and rank Survivor Series shows from 1987 to 1998. Including: a split on the enjoyment level of the ’95 show, how being at a show live helps to remember a show more fondly, good and bad ...…
 
The devil went down to Georgia and instead of stealing a soul, Vince McMahon presents the WWF on TBS from January 5, 1985!- A brief history of the WWF foray into Georgia with the bumps in the road and the hilarity of how they got bailed out- Drawing on a story from the Old Testament to seek meaning in the Andre The Giant haircut angle- Running ...…
 
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