Head2Head Pinball Podcast - Episode 40 – David Van Es from Spooky Pinball


Even more Bowen!!! Plus other stuff.

  • Ryan in Vegas
  • Even MORE AC/DC code updates
  • Chicago Expo drama!
  • TPF predictions
  • Bowen on better Tournaments
  • Bowen on Pinburgh
  • Bowen on hardest opponent
  • Bowen on Death by Pinball
  • Bowen on PAPA tutorials
  • Bowen the professional pinball trainer
  • Bowen on Rules
  • Slam the Top 100
  • TNA issues fixed
  • Ryza’s Rage Tilts
  • Pinball education centre
  • Bruce saves that day


Martin listens to all the Texas Pinball Festival news from Ryan C.


Sort of disappointed that you didn’t do an in-depth feature on the 4th place finisher in B division of the Wizards Tournament. These are the stories the people are hungry for.


You are correct. Hence why we have planned a 2 part series on this very person. Listen out for it.


Episode 36b comes out after the full reveal, the twitch stream, the C2C interview with Keith. We have loads of info to mention beforehand - let’s see if we get it right!! Thanks for looking after Ryan he had a blast!!!


Zach Sharpe joins us for the thrilling conclusion to our 2 part series on Iron Maiden by Stern.

  • Iron Maiden shown!
  • LE sells outs already
  • Did Martin get an LE?
  • Iron Maiden Stream + Future Streams
  • Working with new hires at Stern
  • Unique rules
  • Pinball rules without display
  • Iron Maiden strategy
  • Iron Maiden Art
  • Zach on Tournaments
  • Major correction from Tex Peckerwood
  • New pinball skills
  • Hard Quiz


2 out of 3 Sharpes collected.


Chris Franchi and Mrs Pin join us for a chat and other stuff.


Good interview with Franchi

  • Danni Peck joins us for a chat as does Colin MacAlpine.
  • Danni born into pinball
  • System 11 turdament
  • Pinburgh no show
  • JJP POTC disc issue
  • Raymond #1
  • Shrek is love, Shrek is life
  • Pinball Speed runs
  • Iron Maiden Circle Jerk
  • Gary Stern snubbed for ???
  • Beast/best call outs ever
  • Colin MacAlpine thoughts on IMDN
  • Does Colin save the earth from Annihilation?
  • Sterns Best since 2010
  • Slam the top 100
  • Rage Tilts
  • Bruce is a freak
  • 1st hate mail


David Van Es joins us for a chat. Nice guy and some stories to tell!! Enjoy.