Pinball Magazine No. 4 is here, just in time for the holidays. With 244 pages Pinball Magazine No.4 is another book and has a great variety of articles to enjoy. here’s what you can expect:
Special: pinball designer Mark Ritchie discusses his entire career at Williams Pinball, Capcom and beyond, in a 100+ page cover story including game designs such as Thunderball, Firepower II, Sorcerer, Big Guns, Taxi, Fish Tales, Indiana Jones, Kingpin and more. Contribution by others about Mark Ritchie include Eugene Jarvis, George Petro, Steve Ritchie, Chris Granner and others, all revealing great insights in working with Mark Ritchie.
Dutch Pinball owners Barry Driessen and Jaap Nauta discuss the making of The Big Lebowski in a 17-page interview.
Pinball animation artist Jean-Paul de Win discusses his work for Jersey Jack Pinball (The Hobbit, Dialed In!), Dutch Pinball (The Big Lebowski), Silver Castle Pinball (Timeshock) and more.
Showtime: Ed vanderVeen discusses the very successful Texas Pinball Festival.
Dan Ferguson discusses the Lone Star Pinball Museum in Hockley, Texas.
Jeff Frick discusses collecting prewar pinball machines.
A triple interview on Dallas makerspace’s VECTOR Committee where some great pinball restorations take place.
Essential Website: the Internet Pinball Database, interview with manager Jay Stafford
Store: Pinball Universe‘s new approach to bringing pinball to the people
Artist Lippy discusses the first issue of Binge Trigger