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We’re Famous!

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes 28 June 2021 | Comments Off on We’re Famous!

We received something cool in the mail the other day. Check it out!   This book is available on every book retailer’s site, and the big place with the suicide booths carries it too. Check it out, it’s an interesting book with some good information. Good work, Ken!  

NEWS: Grumpy’s is Coming!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix 20 May 2021 | Comments Off on NEWS: Grumpy’s is Coming!

Get ready, people, Grumpy is coming to town. Opening very soon in downtown Glendale is Grumpy’s Ice Box Arcade-Lounge, a retro arcade with more than thirty classic pinball machines and old-school arcade games like Tron and Galaga to boot. Grumpy has a soft spot for late-70’s to early-80’s Bally pins so he’s filled his cool […]

This Game Has Hit the Road

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes 26 November 2020 | Comments Off on This Game Has Hit the Road

We’ve seen a lot of High Speeds in our day, but we never came across an original game as nice as this one. And it sure didn’t last long! Check it out anyway, and call us more quickly when you see the next one!

This Pinball Machine Rocks!

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes 26 November 2020 | Comments Off on This Pinball Machine Rocks!

Check out how nice this Rock Encore pinball machine turned out! This rare game is a kit conversion that Gottlieb put out from the factory. We had tons of fun playing it, but it’s long gone now!

NEWS: Lemoncade Permanently Closed

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix 21 April 2020 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: We’re sad to learn that the Lemoncade has permanently closed its doors during the covid shutdown. We were rooting for this Glendale spot, and we wish the best to those involved in it.   NOTE: This blog ran in Jan. 2019. We’re leaving it up in memoriam. We just had the pleasure of checking […]

NEWS: Goodbye, D&D

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Tournaments,Zapcon 14 April 2020 | Comments Off on NEWS: Goodbye, D&D

We just heard the news: D&D Pinball has closed indefinitely. This place was the first all-pinball arcade in Arizona, and was instrumental in the pinball community for years, hosting state tournaments, fundraisers, and more. Every year, they brought a big contingent of games all the way up to ZapCon. It was a great place to […]

NEWS: Pinball on Hiatus

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Tournaments 17 March 2020 | Comments Off on NEWS: Pinball on Hiatus

Pinball on Hiatus ZapCon is cancelled. Barcades are closed. Tournaments are shut down. Folks, we know these are trying times for the pinball soul, but also truly a time when we can look at something larger and make sure that we’re all doing our part. We learned yesterday that the organizers behind ZapCon, the state’s […]

They Are the Champions

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Tournaments 22 January 2020 | Comments Off on They Are the Champions

Huge thanks to all those involved in the state pinball championships this past weekend. From the tournament directors to the crew at StarFighters Arcade, to all the participants, everyone worked hard to ensure the day was amazing. And kudos to our champions! Great work! Winner of the women’s tournament was Lee Ann Scardina, while Mark […]

State Championships Are Here!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes,Tournaments 17 January 2020 | Comments Off on State Championships Are Here!

The state pinball champions for 2019 will be crowned on Saturday! The open and women’s tournaments will take place at StarFighters Arcade, with each competition featuring sixteen of the state’s best players battling in head-to-head matches. The venue won’t be open to the public so the players can concentrate on their games. Firebird Pinball has […]

We’re a Quilt!

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes 27 August 2019 | Comments Off on We’re a Quilt!

We’re always happy to see people in our Firebird Pinball T-shirts! One of our good friends sent us this picture, a quilt she had made of a bunch of her Arizona pinball T-shirts. Check it out! We’re a quilt!