Episode 55 – The Deeproot Interview

This episode kicks off with a lengthy interview Dennis held with Robert Mueller, Principal of deeproot Tech, who joined the show to provide additional information regarding deeproot Pinball and its plans on entering pinball production.

After the interview Tony and Dennis give their thoughts/analysis regarding what was learned in the interview. This is followed by setting up the fourth, and final, round of the “shame” pinball tournament, Spooky Pinball’s announcement that Total Nuclear Annihilation is their best-selling game to date, and some information coming out of the Head2Head Pinball regarding American Pinball securing a trademark for an Oktoberfest pinball machine.

In video games, a discussion regarding the Overwatch League and its impact on the future of eSports starts things off, and is followed by Microsoft and some of the acquisition rumors floating around to further enhance the Xbox’s first-party line-up.

Links:
Flippin’ and Mashing podcast link: http://www.podcastgarden.com/podcast/flippinandmashing

This Week in Pinball’s first deeproot Pinball interview: http://thisweekinpinball.com/exclusive-interview-deeproot-next-misadventure-pinball-revolution/

This Week in Pinball’s second deeproot Pinball interview: http://thisweekinpinball.com/deeproot-pinball-new-home-new-hires-5-days-deeproot-exclusive-follow-interview/

deeproot Pinball’s website: http://deeprootpinball.com/

deeproot’s webinar for Zidware customers: https://youtu.be/MnNntaKjZig

“Shame” Round 4 voting: https://goo.gl/forms/Ur3EWLMoIuXGR0Ce2

Polygon article on Xbox exclusive studio rumors: https://www.polygon.com/2018/1/29/16930892/xbox-one-exclusive-games-analysis-microsoft

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