Eclectic Gamers Podcast

Episode 86 - Wonka Reality

Pinball: This guys discuss Jersey Jack Pinball’s reveal of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, followed by their hands-on experience with the Pro model of Stern Pinball’s Black Knight: Sword of Rage. They wrap up the news with a brief discussion on the Beetlejuice backglass art that was revealed and Dennis’ article with This Week in Pinball regarding the IFPA’s $1 fee.

Video Games: Discussion covers the rumor of a smaller Nintendo Switch coming out soon, positive review-bombing for Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Gamestop’s new guarantee program, and EA’s Jedi Fallen Order.

Episode Links:
This Week in Pinball’s deep dive on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: https://www.thisweekinpinball.com/willy-wonka-and-the-chocolate-factory-deep-dive-overview-rules-features-images-more/

Deadflip archived footage of Black Knight: Sword of Rage gameplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyPG3357htE

Article on impact of IFPA’s $1 fee: https://www.thisweekinpinball.com/after-the-dollar-a-review-of-the-ifpas-endorsement-fee-by-dennis-kriesel

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Episode 87 - RAZA’s Excellent Ray

Pinball: In pinball news the guys discuss the crowdfunding effort of The Pinball Company being cancelled, and Retro Atomic Zombie Adventureland (RAZA) having a video out of deeproot studios. They then have a broad discussion of mystery awards in pinball and also cover the results of their NVRAM giveaway. The conclude the segment with 20 Questions.

Video Games: Discussion revolves around Zaccaria Pinball’s new update on Steam and their announced progress towards their new mobile apps. The guys then walk through some major Overwatch changes, cover a bit of Minecraft news, and touch on several other smaller video game happenings.

Episode Links:
Retro Atomic Zombie Adventureland video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opAK-32MfJM

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Episode 88 - Year of the Franchi?

Pinball: In pinball news coverage focuses on Christopher Franchi’s Superman 78 art package, gameplay on Suncoast Pinball’s Cosmic Carnival, and the purported Catman edition of Stern Pinball’s Batman 66 and color edition of Stern Pinball’s Munsters Premium. As a discussion topic, the guys talk about pop bumpers and the roles they can play in the modern era.

Video Games: In video game news coverage focuses on Minecraft Earth, a partnership between Sony and Microsoft, the launch date for World of Warcraft’s classic edition, a new trailer for Final Fantasy 7’s remake, and the backfire on the Epic Mega Sale. As a discussion topic, the guys talk about the role of controllers in PC gaming and their recommendations on the best ones to use.

Episode Links:
Cosmic Carnival preview video: https://youtu.be/OdvjnPpYg2Q

FF7 Remake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOn2bWuA_0w

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Episode 89 - Replacing Munsters

Pinball: In pinball news coverage is on Cosmic Carnival’s production, Coast 2 Coast Pinball ending, and new details from deeproot pinball. From there, Dennis and Tony discuss different types of jackpots in pinball. Finally, Tony launches a game to determine what TV shows from the same era would have been a better theme than Munsters.

Video Games: In video game news coverage focuses on some more issues regarding the Big Epic game sale, Death Stranding, and thoughts on the upcoming E3.

Episode Links:
deeproot pinball (update listed under May 29, 2019): http://deeprootpinball.com/

Death Stranding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piIgkJWDuQg

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Episode 90 - E3 2019
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This episode, featuring guest hosts Mike and Eric, is entirely about E3 2019.

Episode Links:
E3 2019 Recap: https://2019.e3recap.com/

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Episode 91 - On the EVE of Lies

Pinball: In pinball news, the guys discuss Jersey Jack Pinball’s Wonka pin shipping, along with the decision to lie about its production status to This Week in Pinball. From there, the IFPA’s upcoming endorsement fee for women’s tournaments is discussed, as is Gary Stern’s comments to Head2Head Pinball that Stern Pinball’s Pro model is underpriced. Finally, there is a brief discussion about some of the artwork coming from deeproot.

After the news, the results of the poll for a 60s TV theme to replace Munsters is wrapped up, and a game of 20 Questions is played.

Video Games: Coverage focuses on chaos in EVE online due to an update, a TV show based on Final Fantasy XIV, and more reports about an upcoming Diablo 4.

Episode Links:
Backbox Pinball Podcast: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/backbox-pinball-podcast

IFPA announcement for Women’s WPPR System endorsement fee: https://www.ifpapinball.com/ifpa-womens-wppr-system-endorsement-fee-to-start-in-2020/

Head2Head Pinball Episode 96 (Gary Stern interview): www.head2headpinball.com/2019/06/17/episode-96-gary-stern/

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Episode 92 - Zombie TBLs

Pinball: In pinball news, the guys see a revival of a zombie topic: Dutch Pinball and The Big Lebowski (driven by a conclusion to the ARA lawsuit). Beyond this, they discuss Guns N’ Roses musician Slash confirming a new GnR pinball machine is being developed. The final news item is a brief discussion regarding rumors floating around that Chicago Gaming Company will be making more Alien Pinball (originally built by Heighway Pinball). They also play 20 Questions.

Video Games: Video game coverage goes over the end of the Elite Dangerous cross-galaxy expedition, some updates on EVE and their ongoing event, and the Nintendo announcement of a Switch Lite.

Episode Links:
Alux Top 10 Most Expensive Pinball Machines in the World video: https://youtu.be/vrxsNstJ2AU

EGP parody video, the Top 10 Possibly Expensive Pinball Machines in the World: https://youtu.be/Aqn5O8nr6lU

Dennis’ silly 403 Club commercial: https://youtu.be/VngCYF7R-KY

Mr68 post on Pinside regarding Dutch Pinball update: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/the-big-lebowski-preorder-club/page/179#post-5086604

San Francisco Weekly article confirming Guns N’ Roses pinball machine forthcoming: http://www.sfweekly.com/music/slash-no-longer-hungers-for-destruction/

Elite Dangerous infographics: https://i.imgur.com/QEveUkx.png

Elite Dangerous forum discussion of final fleet numbers: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/post-expedition-final-fleet-numbers-infographics.514921/

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Episode 93 - T-Rex Ate a Deathstar

Pinball: In pinball news, the guys focus on the two big Stern Pinball announcements: Star Wars The Pin and Jurassic Park.

Video Games: Video game coverage goes over the Overwatch 2-2-2 lock and new hero (Sigma), Bethesda re-releasing Doom (and the controversy around it), the newest MechWarrior delay, and Nintendo Joy-Con repairs.

Episode Links:
Mylstar Electronics: Gottlieb’s Forgotten Year: https://www.thisweekinpinball.com/mylstar-electronics-gottliebs-forgotten-year-by-dennis-kriesel/

Star Wars Pin announcement: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/stern-pinball-announces-new-star-wars-pin-affordable-pinball-machine-for-the-home-300887183.html

IGN article on Stern’s Jurassic Park pinball: https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/07/26/first-images-video-of-jurassic-park-pinball-from-stern-2019

Doom memes: https://www.polygon.com/2019/7/26/8932238/doom-classic-2-3-bethesda-net-account-required-meme

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Episode 94 - Drama

This episode feels like almost pure drama. It isn’t (there is 20 Questions, hands-on Wonka discussion, Stern’s Jurassic Park gameplay talk), but it mostly is. Pinball drama. Video game drama. Drama.

Episode Links:
Dead Flip reveal stream of Stern Pinball’s Jurassic Park: https://youtu.be/zcx_KH_6nZ0

Pinside thread “Why does Pinstadium get to flood all market pages”: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/why-does-pinstadium-get-to-flood-all-market-pages-#post-5132700

Pinside thread “Nitro pinball apparently still harassing the pinball community via social media”: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/nitro-pinball-apparently-still-harassing-women-via-social-media-#post-5140190

E3 personal information leak: https://kotaku.com/e3-expo-leaks-the-personal-information-of-over-2-000-jo-1836936908

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