September 11, 2017

Photos – Links 

All events are at The Atlantic Trap and Gill pub unless otherwise noted.

 

Media Coverage

CBC web article with Darren K of SCPL – click here

CBC Radio talked with Darren K of SCPL – click here

City TV‘s Breakfast television segment on the event – click here

Calgary Herald on the Silverball Rodeo – click here

CTV  TV Calgary segment on the Silverball Rodeo – click here

Global TV Calgary segment on our SCPL, refugees, and music – click here

Global TV Calgary reported on us recently regarding the 2016 Alberta Cup Challenge (pinball). Check out their video

CBC Radio Calgary featured our pinball club recently. Click here for the web article

Outlane NewsCalgary pinball newsletter

BigDoer.com stories on on the resurgence of pinball, including CPE/SCPL members collections here. Great story on YEGPin 2018


 
Interesting Links

Map of Calgary pinball locations

Stampede City Pinball League on Instagram

Pinside.com – connecting pinheads worldwide

Gary Makota Repair – Repairs to pinball machines, arcade video games, jukeboxes

Nitro Pinball – Full service pinball sales & support business located in Abbotsford, BC

Die Hard PinballEdmonton pinball league


 

Our own Bryan F does his world famous “Bubbles” impersonation to promote our club/league.
Click the picture to see the video.

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DOCUMENTARIES ON PINBALL AND ARCADE GAMING WORTH WATCHING

Chasing Ghosts – Beyond The Arcade
1982’s Video Game World Champions share their philosophies on joysticks, groupies and life.
IMDb information            Wikipedia page       Website

Special When Lit
What made more money than the entire American movie industry through the 50’s and 60’s?
Pinball!  Special When Lit rediscovers the lure of a lost pop icon.
IMDb information           Wikipedia page       Website

Tilt – The Battle to Save Pinball
The battle that raged to save the pinball industry couldn’t have been more passionate or exciting…TILT is easily the most important documentary on the history of gaming to date
IMDb information           Website

Pinball Passion Part 1 & 2 A pinball story told by pinball people. IMDb information

King of Kong – a Fistful of Quarters
Highlighting the popular 1980s arcade game Donkey Kong, it follows Steve Wiebe in his attempts to take the world high score for the arcade game from Billy Mitchell, whom the film presents as reigning champion.
IMDb information           Wikipedia page

The King of Arcades

This documentary follows arcade owner and punk rockstar Richie Knucklez as he creates one of the biggest arcade phenomena in the world.
Wikipedia page      Website