Special When Lit Pinball Podcast
Two pinball enthusiasts from the Chicagoland area share their thoughts on a weekly basis regarding the pinball hobby / industry.
info_outline Episode 61 - Stern Versus The Field 07/16/2019
Episode 61 - Stern Versus The Field Can Stern outsell the combined sales of all other manufacturers in 2020? Can American Pinball help Dutch Pinball by manufacturing The Big Lebowski? Who invented liquid soap and why? All this and more on episode 61 of SWL!
info_outline Episode 58 - Wonka Is On The Way 06/25/2019
Episode 58 - Wonka Is On The Way While Black Knight Sword of Rage gets "enhancements", Jersey Jack Pinball is now shipping Willy Wonka Standard Editions to consumers. Are manufacturer add-ons a good idea in general? Drain it or Save It and much more!
info_outline Episode 51 - Are You A Pinball Pirate, Flipper, or Scallywag? 05/07/2019
Episode 51 - Are You A Pinball Pirate, Flipper, or Scallywag? Stealing, flipping, and being taken advantage of. Dr John reports on Spooky Pinball. Would Marc Silk be beneficial to pinball? All this and much more!
info_outline Episode 48 - Just Play The Game 04/16/2019
Episode 48 - Just Play The Game Talking about pinball reveals at the Midwest Gaming Classic with Black Knight Sword of Rage and Willy Wonka. Offering some feedback on pinball hype and your ability to to have a final opinion about a game without playing it first.
info_outline Episode 47 - Making of Willy Wonka Pinball 04/12/2019
Episode 47 - Making of Willy Wonka Pinball A roundtable discussion focusing on the making of Jersey Jack Pinball's newest release, Willy Wonka Pinball. Designer Pat Lawlor, Programmer Joe Katz, Artist John Youssi, Sound Engineer Vikas Deo, and a surprise appearance by Jersey Jack Pinball Founder Jack Guarnieri.
info_outline Episode 46 - Is The Pinball Landscape Is About To Change? 04/09/2019
Episode 46 - Is The Pinball Landscape Is About To Change? We reflect on our trip to Jersey Jack Pinball to play their next release. Manufacturer/Designer showdown at TPF? Ken announces his retheme project and Bill updates us on Whirlwind. Lots to cover this week!
info_outline Episode 44 - 2019 Texas Pinball Festival (Behind the Scenes) 03/26/2019
Episode 44 - 2019 Texas Pinball Festival (Behind the Scenes) Discussion about the behind the scenes happenings at TPF. Steve Ritchie's next game Black Knight Sword of Rage is revealed...kind of.
info_outline Episode 41 - Companies Sabotaging Their Own Releases? 03/05/2019
Episode 41 - Companies Sabotaging Their Own Releases? Expectations of each manufacturer at TPF, companies sabotaging their own releases, grails and keeper titles, t-shirt Easter Egg revealed and contest winner announced, and more!
info_outline Episode 38 - Greg Freres & Steven Martin (Art Dept. Stern Pinball) 02/13/2019
Episode 38 - Greg Freres & Steven Martin (Art Dept. Stern Pinball) Legendary pinball artist / Art Director Greg Freres and Production Art Manager Steven Martin take us behind the scenes of the heavy hitting art department at Stern Pinball.
info_outline Episode 37 - Brentt Brunner (Great Lakes Pinball) 02/06/2019
Episode 37 - Brentt Brunner (Great Lakes Pinball) Brentt Brunner (co-founder of Great Lakes Pinball) talks about his love for pinball, creating a pinball machine, and manufacturing a pinball machine. Being legally blind has not hindered his vision for moving forward in pinball.
info_outline Episode 36 - Steve Bowden (Fun With Bonus - deeproot Pinball) 01/30/2019
Episode 36 - Steve Bowden (Fun With Bonus - deeproot Pinball) Steve talks pinball media, ambassadorship, competition, and deeproot.