THIS WEEK IN PINBALL: December 9th, 2019

The Scoop

— This Week’s Top 5 Stories —

1. Spooky Pinball Announces Rick and Morty Pinball

Our friends at Spooky Pinball announced the theme of their next machine will be Rick and Morty!

Check out their teaser video here:

The video teases the following:

  • “Intergalactic Custom Art”

  • “Custom Voice Over from Justin Roiland” (co-creator and voices for Rick and Morty)

  • “A Multiverse Under Glass”, which is accompanied with this brief image of what appears to be the playfield:

  • “Adventures from the Series”

  • Limited to 750 machines

  • At the end the video shows Christmas 2019

Friend of Spooky and pinball restorer Bryan Kelly shared the following image on this Pinside post:

And you’re thinking ok, that is a relatively nice hammer as far as hammers go, some tape residue that could be removed with Goo Gone but that really isn’t necessary because it is a hammer, it looks like it was hanging slightly differently angle when traced, and do we really need a hammer to be labeled with an arrow…but then you look past it and see this:

That is what appears to be the Rick and Morty pinball machine!!

The team at Spooky Pinball shared some more information about the machine on different Pinside posts:

Spooky also announced their Spooky Fang Club:

For those unfamiliar with the Fang Club, Charlie explained it more on this post on Pinside, sharing:

We’ll keep you posted as we learn more here at TWIP!

2. Willy Wonka Collector’s Editions Shipping

Jersey Jack Pinball has started shipping Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Collector’s Edition models!

Even Jack Guarnieri himself is delivering some of the machines – check it out!

3. Elvira’s House of Horrors Shooter Knob and Topper Teaser

Last week Stern Pinball shared a teaser with Stern Insiders which showed a shooter knob and topper – these images were then shared on Facebook by Pinball Paparazzi – check it out!

Last week the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) announced changes related to women’s pinball, including that they would not be moving forward with the dollar fee at this time – check out all the details here!

5. Code Updates: Elvira and Jurassic Park

Stern announced updates last week for both Elvira and Jurassic Park – check them out!



It’s not all puppies and rainbows ALL the time in this hobby, but there are a lot of great people in this hobby. Check out just a few cool stories from last week!

Mrs. Pin’s Pinball Podcast: Make-A-Wish Jack gets a Ghostbusters

Tony Kurkowski, co-host of Eclectic Gamers Podcast, Surprised with First Pinball Machine

Special When Lit Hosting 24 Hour Fundraiser for Project Pinball

  • Star Wars Vault

  • Elvira’s House of Horrors

  • Jurassic Park

  • Star Wars (Home Version, The Pin)

  • Black Knight Sword of Rage

  • The Munsters

  • Stranger Things

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

  • Led Zeppelin

  • James Bond

  • Godzilla

  • Rush

Jersey Jack Pinball
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

  • Pirates of the Caribbean

  • Dialed In!

  • Hobbit

  • Wizard of Oz

  • Guns N’ Roses

  • Toy Story

Chicago Gaming Company
  • Monster Bash Remake

  • Attack From Mars Remake

  • Medieval Madness Remake

  • Cactus Canyon Remake

  • Original Licensed Title

  • Theatre of Magic Remake

  • Big Bang Bar Remake

Spooky Pinball
  • Rick and Morty

  • Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle

  • Total Nuclear Annihilation

  • Jetsons (contract game)

  • Dominos (contract game)

  • None right now

American Pinball
  • Oktoberfest

  • Houdini

  • Robin Hood

  • Sherlock Holmes

  • Valkyries

  • Poker Run

  • Cosmic Cart Racing (P3 Game Kit)

  • Lexy Lightspeed (P3 Game Kit)

  • Cannon Lagoon (P3 Game Kit)

  • ROCs (P3 Mini-Game)

  • Barnyard (P3 Mini-Game)

  • Lexy Lightspeed – Secret Agent Showdown (P3 Mini-Game)

  • Grand Slam Rally (P3 Mini-Game)

  • Hoopin’ It Up (P3 Mini-Game)

  • HeadsUp

  • Wizard

  • Magic Girl

  • Retro Atomic Zombie Adventureland

  • Fire and Brimstone

  • 2 Dennis Nordman Unlicensed games

  • Alice in Wonderland

  • Nothing so far

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