Playfield art for Wizard of Oz

It’s been a long time coming but we finally have the official playfield art for The Wizard of Oz. Most of the hold up was due to the Warner Brothers approval process. Now the hand-drawn art by Greg Freres will begin production. JJP says they’ll have a game on public location in May. Read the full story in Jersey Jack Pinball’s latest enewsletter. Here’s a photoshopped version of the released playfield art on the whitewood by PinPeet on the Pinside...

P3 takes Pinball 2k ...

Williams took an all-or-nothing gamble on Pinball 2000 to keep the evolution of pinball going. After producing only two titles, it didn’t succeed. In the aftermath we’re left to wonder if the reasons for P2k‘s death was concept, execution, or simply business. If pinball was...

The Pinball Podcast and Pinball March Madness Mar20

The Pinball Podcast ...

The Pinball Podcast is a newcomer to the pinball podcasting arena. And with six monthly shows under its belt it has shown to have some staying power with planned out features, good content, and discussion. It’s a welcomed addition to the Spooky Pinball Podcast, Silverball Podcast,...

Bowen Kerins talks Pinburgh, pinball, and how to b...

Most pinball players know Bowen Kerins — even if you don’t realize it. For some, it’s having met him in person on the tournament circuit. For others, it’s hearing his voice or seeing his play on PAPA pinball video tutorials (now being hosted at Pinball.org). Bowen has been on the tournament scene for over 18 years now after winning his first world championship title at PAPA 4 in 1994 at the age of 18. Since then he’s gained the well-deserved reputation of being calculated player with great ball control who has the ability to break down the ruleset of a game to achieve maximum scoring options. Still, he...

WOZ cabs on the way

Production keeps rolling at JJP HQ with some cabinet production shots. As you can see in the videos below, the factory is starting to pump out the Wizard of Oz backboxes and cabinets. There’s also a taste of some more music — Munchkin Multiball by Chris Granner. With a lot of focus...

The Making of AC/DC documentary Mar19

The Making of AC/DC ...

You have to hand it to Stern. The last two titles have come hand-in-hand with a pretty great documentary attached to each game. First, we had Gomez’s love for Transformers shining through and now we have Ritchie talking about AC/DC. The behind the scenes footage is refreshing and...

Wizard of Oz officia...

Lots of good news came out of Jersey Jack Pinball’s eNewsletter update yesterday. We received final pics of the Trumper Bumpers, video of the Dorothy’s House mechanism and flying monkey ball magnet lift, and a shot of the mirrored backglass. But the best news is that Wizard of Oz...

A Virtual Pinball with guaranteed real world physics Mar12

A Virtual Pinball wi...

Virtual pinball games have been exploding lately. Of course you’ve had your Visual Pinball for a while and more recently excellent console and mobile platforms like the Pinball Arcade and ZEN Pinball (or FX2 based on your console). These virtual representations strive for one thing...

Jason Werdrick has fun storming the castle Mar08

Jason Werdrick has f...

If you ever need your castle demolished, Jason Werdrick is your man. His play during PAPA 14′s qualifying round on Medieval Madness proved that if you don’t have a spare Uruk-hai bomb, siege tower, or can’t list among your assets a wheelbarrow, holocaust cloak, and...

Popping the hood on ...

Another good update from Jersey Jack Pinball was delivered to inboxes yesterday. This time the email focused on the production line assembly which is required to start cranking out WoZs, another LCD animation, more information on INVISIGLASS, and a much needed look under the hood at...

Orange you glad Colo...

ColorDMD, the makers of the LED-ish color display, have followed up their Attack from Mars work with a preview of their display for a second game — Medieval Madness. MM and display will be shown at the upcoming Ohio Pinball Show (March 9th and 10th) and at the Texas Pinball Festival...

Emerald City Multiba...

Today’s JJP update has some pretty cool features. First up is the Rainbox Flower Field sculpt that rests in front of Dorothy’s House mini-playfield. You can also see the Witch’s legs under the house along with the art printed on the mini-playfield. Next up is the animated...