Episode 71 – TelltaleFest

Pinball: Dennis discusses his recent article with This Week in Pinball about early solid-state board sets. The guys then discuss American Pinball confirming Oktoberfest as their next game, and a brief discussion about two new pinball companies being announced (Suncoast Pinball and Great Lakes Pinball).

From there, Tony and Dennis talk about the new Orion’s Belt product and have a discussion about pop bumpers and their use in modern pinball machines. Finally, they play 20 Questions.

Video Games: Tony talks about playing Everspace and Super Mario Brothers. Dennis talks about Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia. Tony gives details from the most recent Nintendo Direct. The guys then talk a bit about the PlayStation Classic, and finally they close with covering the collapse of Telltale Games.

Episode Links:
Episode 60 of Head2Head Pinball: http://www.head2headpinball.com/2018/09/17/episode-60-dennis-kriesel-is-a-cheap-bastard/

Dennis’ TWIP article on the first production board sets: https://thisweekinpinball.com/guest-post-the-dawn-of-the-solid-state-era/

Orion’s Belt by Pin Stadium video: https://youtu.be/hK3_o_ki6ng

Polygon article on the PlayStation Classic: https://www.polygon.com/2018/9/19/17877898/playstation-classic-release-date-price-ps1-games

Article on the Telltale layoffs: https://www.trueachievements.com/n34535/updated-telltale-games-hit-by-massive-layoffs-amid-speculation-of-closure

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