Episode 47 – Street Level + Loot Crates = Profit?

Pinball: We open with the set-up for Round 5 (the final!) for our 2017 System 11 Tournament. After that is a short update on Heighway Pinball’s Alien games. From there, Dennis and Tony talk about Stern Pinball’s Guardians of the Galaxy reveal. Finally, Dennis presents his research project on the Gottlieb “Street Level” pinball series of games, an experiment by the company in the early 1990s.

Video Games: Tony leads off with his research project, the world of loot boxes. The show ends with a summary of BlizzCon 2017 announcements (Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Starcraft, and Heroes of the Storm).

Links:
Round 5 voting for the 2017 System 11 Tournament: https://goo.gl/forms/649S5jGmQ5IoTkOm2
Street Level-Silver Slugger details: http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=2152
Street Level-Vegas details: http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=2724
Street Level-Deadly Weapon details: http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=645
Street Level-Title Fight details: http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=2573
Street Level-Car Hop details: http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=3676
Street Level-Hoops details: http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=1235
Street Level-Pinside thread (“Street Level” pins smaller… true?): https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/street-level-pins-smaller-true
Street Level-TOPcast Show 10 (interview with John Trudeau): http://www.pinrepair.com/topcast/showget.php?id=10
Street Level-TOPcast Show 55 (interview with Jon Norris): http://www.pinrepair.com/topcast/showget.php?id=55
Street Level-PA Pinball Interview with Jon Norris: http://www.papinball.com/Jon_Norris_Interview.html
Street Level-Harley-Davidson details (not Street Level but inspired by): http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=1126
Street Level-Silver Slugger gameplay video: https://youtu.be/hdEZ8whAoZM
Street Level-Vegas gameplay video: https://youtu.be/Gi1NXZCwdMM
Street Level-Deadly Weapon gameplay video: https://youtu.be/uLdmLrEswTQ
Street Level-Title Fight gameplay video: https://youtu.be/fCrU-EKJzGs
Street Level-Car Hop gameplay video: https://youtu.be/u-oc4ciwCbI
Street Level-Hoops gameplay video: https://youtu.be/v2u33Lj9jK8
Moira’s stat block: https://www.reddit.com/r/OverwatchUniversity/comments/7aqr0d/moiras_stat_block/
Blizzard World map cinematic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ii3Hce3_fOw
World of Warcraft classic edition announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcZyiYOzsSw

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