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November Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Troy Swope of North Canton, Ohio for winning this month’s pinball raffle! You have a New In Box Stern Pinball Machine coming to your door! Also, congrats to: Mitchell Hohler for winning the Simpsons Pinball Party TranslightBrian Webber you won a translight for being this months biggest buyer! Thank you to ...

Bringing Back Pinball: Sharpe’s Story

Pinball had been officially banned by New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia as a form of gambling since January of 1942. Claiming pinball robbed the “pockets of schoolchildren in the form of nickels and dimes given them as lunch money”, he ordered them seized and destroyed. Other cities, including pinball’s home city of ...

October Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Michael King of Euless, Texas for winning this month’s pinball raffle! You have a New In Box Stern Pinball Machine coming to your door! Also, congrats to Øyvind Lindahl for winning the Lord of the Rings Translight and Brian Webber for winning the ColorDMD!  Brian you also won a translight for being this ...

Thank you, Roger Sharpe…

Today I am grateful to you, Roger Sharpe, because tomorrow I will play pinball at a public location with a few other people, most notably with my son who has Down Syndrome. We will laugh and take turns, both playing and cheering each other on.  We will share stories of our best games and worst […]

The Pinball Wizard with Autism Tells His Story

What is it like to have autism? I guess it depends on the day you ask me. Sometimes it sucks, sometimes it is cool, and most of the time I don’t think about it. I have always had it so I can only compare myself to people who don’t have it, and sometimes I don’t […]

Building on Strengths – from a Mother of a child with Autism

I am the parent of a 27 year old young man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. When he was diagnosed at about the age of 3, it seemed that very few people knew what it was and the information that was available, mostly through books I found in the library, painted a very dire prognosis. […]