THE YORK SHOW: September 29th - September 30, 2017

I started this page with just a few links when I first went online in the summer of 1995, with my first Window computer, an Acer, costing over $1k, which I still have.  

There used to be an awesome links site called "The Pinball Pasture," back in the early days of Windows 95, but after a while it was no longer updated.  I found that good pinball and other coin-op sites were scattered all over the internet, taking hours to find, and many pinball sites had dead links all over the place.  So, here's your one stop shop for just about coin op related, and a few miscellaneous sites thrown in.  Enjoy!  Pingeek.

 

HISTORICAL

Capcom Pinball  

German Pinball Machine Museum

Las Vegas Pinball Hall Of Fame

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum (Farmington Hills, MI)

Musee Mechanique of San Francisco (vintage mechanical museum)

Pacific Pinball Museum (Alameda, CA's vintage pinball museum) 

Pennsylvania Coin Operated Gaming Hall Of Fame And Museum (Hopewell TWP, PA)

Pinball Collector's Resource (they wrote the Pinball Reference guide back in 1979!)

Pinball Museum (Paris, FR)

Pinball Museum pics (Paris, FR)

Playland Not-At-The-Beach (El Cerrito, CA) (featuring vintage pins and carnival games to play)

Prewar Pinball

Replay Amusement Museum (Tarpon Springs, FL)

Roanoke Pinball Museum (Roanoke, VA)

The Sands Mechanical Museum

Silverball Museum (Asbury Park, NJ)

The Strong (National Museum Of Play) (Rochester, NY) (play pinball machines from the 30's to the present)

Tunnel Of Laffs (Australia's answer to Coney Island)

ARCADES

The American Classic Arcade Museum (located in Funspot Arcade, Laconia, NH)

America's Playable Arcade Museum (McLean, IL)

Arcade Amusements (Manitou Springs, CO)

Arcade Hry (retro arcade near Prague, CZ (Czech Republic)

Arcade Odyssey (Miami, FL)

Arnold's Family Fun Center (Oaks, PA)

Aurcade (arcade location database)

Backcountry Pizza & Tap House (Boulder, CO)

Barcade Brooklyn (classic videogame lineup)

Boxcar Bar + Arcade (Raleigh, NC)

Cactus Jack's Family Fun Center (Oklahoma City, OK)

Cedar Point Amusement Park   (Sandusky, OH)

Cedar Point Amusement Park Arcade Pics (Sandusky, OH)

Central Park Fun-Land   (Fredericksburg, VA)

Chuck E. Cheese   (US and international locations)

Confetti Arcade   (Wyomissing, PA)

Confetti Arcade   (Pottstown, PA)

D & D Pinball   (Tucson, AZ)

Dave & Buster's (CA to VA)

Dorky's Bar & Arcade (Tacoma, WA)

8-bit Arcade-Bar (Renton, WA)

Flashback Classic Coin-Ops (Navarre, OH)

Flipper McCoy's (VA Beach) 

Flipper McGill's Pinball Parlor(Idaho Springs, CO) 

Flippers Arcade (Grandy, NC) 

Fun N Games (Richmond, VA) 

Fun N Games (Glen Allen, VA) 

Fun N Games (Henrico, VA) (West End) 

Funspot Arcade (NH, the largest arcade in the world)

Galloping Ghost Arcade (Brookfield, IL)

Game Galaxy (Nashville, TN)

Games N' At (Pittsburgh, PA)

Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade (Portland, OR)

Half Moon Amusement Arcades (Weirs Beach, NH) (since 1948)

High Scores Arcade (Alameda and Hayward, CA)

Insert Coin(s) (Las Vegas, NV)

I Play America (Freehold, NJ)

Jackbar (Brooklyn, NY)

Klassic Arcade (Gobles, MI)

Lanes & Games (Cambridge, MA)

Level 257 (Schaumburg, IL)

Level Up Arcade (Eugene, OR)

Lost Ark Arcade (Greensboro, NC)

Lyons Classic Pinball (CO) 

Nickelrama Nickel Arcade (TX) 

1984 Arcade (Springfield, MO)

No Limit Arcade (Algonquin, IL)

The 1Up (Denver, CO)

Pinball Gallery (Downingtown, PA)

Pinball Jones (Fort Collins, CO)

The Pinball Wizard Arcade (Pelham, NH)

Pinball Map (pinball locator for many cities throughout the USA)

Pinballz Arcade (Austin, TX)

Quarter's Arcade (Spooner, WI)

Quarters Arcade (Bremerton, WA)

Santa Cruz Boardwalk Arcades

Spring Lake Arcade (the world's oldest penny arcade )(RI area)

Star Worlds Arcade (Dekalb, IL)

Strange Matter (Richmond, VA, (near VCU))

Strikes 'N' Spares Bowling Center (Leadville, CO)

Timeline Arcade (Hanover, PA)

Timeline Arcade (Lancaster, PA) (coming soon!)

Timeline Arcade (York, PA)

The 2Up (Denver, CO)

Underground Retrocade (West Dundee, IL)

Uptown Alley (Midlothian, VA)

Yestercades (Red Bank, NJ)

 

HOME MADE PINS

Big Healey

Bill Paxton

Chris & Kat's Love Machine

Coconut Island

Critical Mass 

Go Girl

Gothic

Iron Maiden

The Last Supper (a Jesus pinball machine?!!)

Lego pinball machine

Metallica

The Mini Cyclone 

Partyland (making a playfield)

Porsche Boxter 

South Park 

Visible Pinball (a plexiglass see through Surf Champ!)

ZOIS (formerly Shaq Attaq)

 

INFO

All About Hantaviruses(ya know those little pellets in your project pin?)

All Experts (appraisals for coin-op and other collectibles)

Arcade At The Movies (great site with lots of screen shots and sightings of various vintage arcades in the movies)

The Arcade Flyer Archive

Backglass animated lighting

Bally Home Pinball schematics (schematics online for Captain Fantastic, Evel Knievel, Fireball, Galaxy Ranger, etc.)

Bally Solenoid Driver tips for dummies

Bingo Pinballs

Bulbs: 444 vs. 555

Cleaning The Playfield Harness

Cows and Easter Eggs(hidden dot matrix and trivia stuff)

"Flipper Fantasy: Collecting Pinball Machines" (a 1996 article from "Cigar Aficionado" magazine)

Game Plan Pinball (everything you wanted to know about Game Plan pins and then some)

The Gottlieb/Vifico connection

Hidden artwork on pinball machines

The History Of Pinball

How Flippers Work (Bally solid state)

How to remove and replace pop bumpers

The International Flipper Pinball Association

Internet Pinball Database

Interview With Allen Edwall(designed Charlie's Angels, Time Line, and other Gottlieb pins)

Interview With John Buras(designed Black Hole, Buck Rogers, and other Gottlieb pins)

Interview With Earl Moloney(nephew of Bally founder, Earl Moloney)

The Lego pinball machine (a real working pinball machine)

Okaegi's collection and projects (has great Bally solid state tech links!)

Pavlov Pinball (pinball news, tech stuff, and more!)

Pinball Abbreviations Database

Pinball Articles by Russ Jensen (the late pinball historian)

Pinball Flyer Database (rare pinball flyers)

Pinball Images

Pinball News

Pinball News Steve Kordek Tribute

Pinballspotting (great pins in the movies site)

Pinpedia (pinball encyclopedia/database)

Pinside.com(great pinball forum

Popbumper.com(misc juicy tidbits of pinball info.)

rec.games.pinball newsgroup

Steve's Pinball Links (even more pinball links!)

The Story Behind The Development of Stern's "Orbitor One" pin

Unofficial Doctor Who Pinball History

Tilt! (the Italian pinball scene)

Tomy "Astro Shooter" (this might have been the first pin you owned if you grew up pre internet)

Tomy "Atomic Pinball" (this also might have been the first pin you owned if you grew up pre internet)

Twin Galaxies (the worldwide authority on player rankings since 1981)

The Ugly Flyer Site (bat, bowler, pins and gungame flyers online)

Vancouver Regional Pinball Assocation

The World's Tallest Pinball

Zaccaria-Pinball (everything you wanted to know about these rare yet innovative pins.)

FAN/COLLECTOR PAGES

Backglass.org (nice collage of pinball backglasses)

Centaur sounds and lights

Coinopny.com (Rochester, NY coin-op collecting and repair site)

Coinopny.com You Tube videos (jukebox, pinball clips and more!) 

The Complete Bally Fathom Page(includes downloadable sound wav files from this pin)

Dave's Arcade (all sorts of pinball machines, videogames, gun games, etc.)

Firepowerpinball.com 

Flipperfarm.be (a Belgium collector's page)

Flippers.be (yet another Belgium collector's page!)

Flipperit.net

Florida Arcade and Pinball Collectors (including some Florida arcade listings)

Habo's Arcade (pin & classic vid collector, nice animated pics and sounds)

The Iowa Pinball Club

Motion Sign Man (collects all kinds of advertising signs and pins too!)

The New York City Pinball Players & Owners Association

The Nightmare On Elm Street Pinball Resource Site

Pinball Bash (North and South Carolina pins and vids community)

Pinball Clube Brazil

Pinball Collector's Resource

Pinball Pets

The Pinball Wizard (featuring cow and easter egg secrets!)

Roller Coaster Tycoon birthday cake

Scared Stiff birthday cake

Twilight Zone birthday cake

The West Virginia Pinball Player's Club

PARTS/GAMES

Action Pinball & Amusement  (UT) (a wide assortment of pins and parts for sale)

All Castle Games  (WI) (pins and vid sales/repairs, and stuff on location to play)

Auction Game Sales

Bay Area Amusements (many  game specific parts)

Big Ball Bowler (get your vintage bowling games here)

Boltdepot.com

Boston Pinball Company (replacement LED Gottlieb solid state displays)

Buckwerx Rock-Ola Pinball

Classic Playfield Reproductions (and classic pin plastic sets too!)

Cliffy's Pinball Protectors

Cointaker.com (Quality LED's at affordable prices)

ColorDMD (color dot matrix displays)

Crowbar Electrical Parts (a great source for nylon cable ties, etc.)

Crow River Trading Co.(lots of hard to find vintage coin op parts)

Ebay 

Ebay non-video (misc. coin-op stuff)

Flash & Trash Antique Amusements (Seven Valleys, PA) (near York) (a nice variety of coin-op and other unique gameroom items)

Great Plains Electronics (Darn near any electronic piece and Ed knows capacitors, etc.)

Harbor Freight (hydraulic table cart lifters, spring kits, and other assorted pin/home stuff)

Inkotchnito's Score And Instruction Cards

Jameco Electronics (great source for connector stuff and IC chips)

Jeffwager's Ebay store (pin and vid flyers and manuals for sale)

Let's Play Pinball (new pinball cabinets for sale)

Little Shop of Games (sales, service, and hard to find decals)

Marco Specialties (many game specific parts)

 Mayfair Amusement (wide variety of replacement backglasses)

 Mobile Pinball Rotisserie (restore a playfield or swap parts on wheels)

Mouser Electronics (another great source for connector stuff and IC chips)

Mr. Pinball Classifieds

Nabours Novelty (The Ultimate Gameroom Store for the Minnesota area since 1975.)

Pinball Fanatic (pin cabinet protectors and more!)

Pinball, Inc. (ramps for sale!)

Pinball Life (great source for misc. pinball parts)

The Pinball Lifter  

Pinball STAR Amusements (authorized distributor for "Wizard Of Oz," The Hobbit," "Medieval Madness," etc.)

PinGraffix (Pinblades, Pinaprons, Decals, and more custom stuff.)

Pin-Logic (great source for new pinball PC boards) (formerly "Tom Callahan's Repair Connection")

Pinball Pro (subwoofers, cooling fans, etc. to enhance your pin)

Pinball Promo Plastics (wide variety of promo plastics, sling plastics, misc. playfield parts, and translites)

Pinball PC boards (replacement Williams boards) 

Pinballrebel.com(a bunch of instruction cards to download....FREE)

Pinball Resource (great misc. parts source)

Pinball Shirts (from the guys who brought you the "Pins and Vids" dvd series)

Pinrestore.com (pinball tools)

rec.games.pinball

Ron and Nancy Webb repro pinball backglasses

Stern Pinball

Stern solid state sound cable replacements (replace those worn ribbon cables with brand new gold plated cables)

Super Auctions  

Suzo-Happ (formerly Happ Controls, a great source for pin, video, etc., coin-op parts)

T-Molding.com (get those replacement side strips for your classic vid., etc.)

This Old Game (pinball, videogame stencils, and more)

Tilt Warning Customs (custom built pinball machines)

TNT Amusements.com 

TNT Amusements Ebay Auctions

Twisted Quarter (another great source for pin, video, etc., coin-op parts)

 

 

 

 

 

REPAIR/RESTORATION

Aboutpinball.com (home of "Pinball Machine Care and Maintenance" guide)

Aladdin's Castle hacks

Allied Leisure troubleshooting and repair (great troubleshooting tips from John's Jukes, and they do offer board repair services)

Around The World sample pin restoration

AVP Pinball (expert pin repair & reconditioning, Parkville, MD)

Backglass restoration site

Backglass restoration and repair service

Blue Ribbon restoration

Capcom Coin-Op Inc.Pinball ROM Page

Coin-Op Cauldron

Clay's Coin Op Repair Guides

Cyclone restoration

Dealer's Choice hack

Docent Electronics (repair services, Dayton, OH)

Evel Knievel restoration

Fire! restoration

Five Star Final restoration

The Getaway: High Speed II restoration

Gottlieb drop target replacement

High End Pins (Chris Hutchins) (NC)

Hobbyroms.com (another rom burning service)

How to make pinball plastics

Hyperball restoration (Ed Cheung)

Indiana Jones restoration

JT Amusements (pinball machine sales and service, Harrisburg, PA)

Mark's Pinball Page

Mattel "Las Vegas" PinWiki tech stuff (detailed home pin tech and repair stuff)

Mid-West Pinball Repair/Restoration (Chicago)

Misc hacks

The Pinball Clinic (professional quality pinball machine repair & restoration specialists in PA)

Pinblog.com

Pinballrom.com(not a typo)

Pinballroms.com(not a typo)

Playmatic Pinball Repair

Recel Pinball Repair

Removing pen cabinet marks

Rebuilding a Funhouse pin

The Reserve restoration project

Rollergames magnet repair

Space Shuttle restoration (Ed Cheung)

Mark's Space Shuttle Restoration

Steve's Pinball Repair (board repair, including Bally/Stern sound boards)

Tales Of The Arabian Nights restoration (Ed Cheung)

That Pinball Place (Eproms, pins for sale, etc.)

Toledo hack

Twilight Zone restoration (Ed Cheung)

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC VIDEOGAME

Arcade Artwork: Scanning Arcade Game Sideart

Arcade-Classics.com

The Arcade Flyer Archive (videogame flyers of all eras)

The Arcades Of Yesteryear (a couple pics of closed arcades)

Arcadeshop, LLC (large variety of vid parts and upgrades)

Arcadecup/CRTLabs (video monitor board repair)

Atari Age (everything you need to know about Atari consoles)

 Atari Museum

Brentradio.com (home of The Jack Daniels classic barcade)

Classic Arcade Gaming.com

Classicgaming.com

Computer Space Fan (an informative site paying tribute to the first coin-op videogame)

Dave's Classic Console Collection (home arcade console history)

The Dot Eaters (classic videogame history)

The Dragon's Lair Project

Good Deal Games (console video games, computer games, and lots of classic console info!) 

JammaBoards.com (info on this interchangeable board platform)

The Killer List of Videogames (a comprehensive database of all videogames)

MAME 32 (multi arcade emulator, including Q & A at this site)

The Ms. Pac-Man Page

Outerworld Arcade (70's and early 80's arcade stuff!)

rec.games.video.arcade.collecting (videogames and parts for sale)

X-Arcade (Award winning arcade gaming products)

 

JUKEBOX LINKS

Dave's Juke Joint (great source for misc. juke parts)

Ebay 45 EP record auctions

Green Mountain Online Music Catalog

The inComplete Jukebox(great links site)

John's Juke's Ltd.(they sell jukes, juke parts, pins, vids, etc.  Located in Vancouver, BC, they ship worldwide)

Jukebox Friday Night (amp repair, parts, tech articles)

Jukeboxparts.com (a wide selection of parts)

The National Jukebox Exchange (including great jukebox history)

New England Jukebox

Seeburg Jukebox Information Club

Tom's Zone.com

Victory Glass

Vintage Radio Restorations ("Specializing in the restoration of vintage auto radios and jukeboxes")

 

 

MISC COIN-OP 

 

BINGO PINBALL MACHINES

Oldbinger Pinball (great bingo info site)

EM and bingo podcasts (more great bingo info)

BRASS CASH REGISTERS

Brass Cash Register Clocks (article about early examples of time clocks found in antique cash registers)

HBAC Group (The world leader in brass cash register restoration)

PACHINKO LINKS

PachiTalk.com (Pachinko forum site)

PENNY SCALES

Pennyscale.com

PINBALL DVDS

Bally Bingo Pinball Repair

Bally Bingo Service Guide (2 volume set)

Funhouse pinball playfield swap (sold on Ebay)

High Speed playfield swap (sold on Ebay)

The History Of Pinball (the first pinball documentary I saw)

Life After Death (pin tech stuff, warehouse raids, and more!)

My Pinball Collection (Chris Bucci reviews his pin collection in great detail)

The Pinball Collector (lots of rare pins demonstrated)

Pinball Donut Girl (PAPA stuff and Jane Wiedlin (former Go-Go's member)

Pinball 101 ("The Pinball Collector" dvd folks)

PinPin Films (pinball and snowboarding!)

Pins and Vids (great pin and vid info)

Space Shuttle pinball playfield restoration (sold on Ebay)

Special When Lit (starring lots of collectors and industry folks)

This Old Pinball (great restoration/tech stuff)

Same Player Shoots Again (a documentary about pinball)

TILT: The Battle To Save Pinball (another pinball documentary)

PINBALL SIMS

Future Pinball (deeper graphics than Visual Pinball)

IR Pinball (tons of Visual and Future Pinball downloads...FREE)

Pinball Games Online (free tables online, including my favorite, "Short Circuit Pinball")

VP Forums (Virtual Pinball Forums, and Visual and Future downloads available)

SLOT MACHINE LINKS

Antiqueslotmachines.com (slot machines for sale)

Antiqueslots.com (Old pinball, slot machine, and trade stimulator collector)

Mr. Slot (wide variety of replacement slot parts)

Purcellville Pinball and Slots Repair (features Mills slot and vintage pin repair info)

Ray's Antique Slot Machines

Slot Tech Forum

Specialty Stands (custom made slot machine & cash register stands)

WALL GAMES LINKS

Wallgames.com (coin operated remote controlled wall mounted games)

 

SHIPPING/SUPPLIES

  Craters and Freighters(offering crating, packing and worldwide shipping services)

  Esupplystore.com(shipping envelopes, etc. shipped fast, low prices)

  Pinballs On The Move (East Coast arcade transport service)

 

BOWLERS

Big Ball Bowler

MISC GREAT STUFF

Amazing Counters (free web site hit counters!)

American Top 40 - The 70's air times

American Top 40 - The 80's air times

The Internet Archive (public domain books, movies, music, etc.)

The Big Cartoon Database

Blake's Cheerwine Soda Tribute Page

The Basement Crawl Space Project

Billboard Magazine archives

The Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA (since 1928)

Cats Of The Internet (mischievous kitty cats!)

 

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C. Crane Company, Inc. (lots of old style electronics)

Yuk Lan's DOORS Pics

Ebay 1970's electronic game auctions

Ebay pre-1990 electronic game auctions

Ebola Monkey Man (scam those Nigerian scammers)
Elibs (like those goofy Madlib books from years ago)

Electronic Handheld Game Museum

Feelin' Good Tees (funny t-shirts)

 

FlashFixers data recovery software

Freeware Files (freeware software downloads)

Gambler's General Store

Google.com (research anything)

 

HostYou.Tv (a YouTube alternative)

Hull's Drive-In (Lexington, VA)

Hulu (watch recent tv shows you missed)

 

Jim Croce: The Official Site

Laugh In The Dark (Dark Ride And Funhouse Amusements historical site)

Lavasoft Spyware Remover

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Mail2web.com (download your email from anywhere!)
 

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Movie theater ruins

 

Night Stalker (a page about my favorite show of all time)

Obsolete Computer Museum

Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Pandora (create your own online music playlist)

Pennycollector.com (locate those machines that flatten and engrave pennies)

Phil's Old Radios (great site about vintage radios and televisions)

Ripoff Report ("by consumers, for consumers")

Rubber Flooring, Inc. (perfect for the gameroom, garage, etc.)

The Ruins of Detroit 

SCTV Guide  

Snap Frames Direct (great way to display pinball flyers, movie posters, etc.)

The Stoogeum (Three Stooges museum, Ambler, PA)

Timeanddate.com

Tshirtbordello.com (nice assortment of wild, wacky t-shirts) Tripadvisor.com (Read reviews about hotels BEFORE you book them.)

20Q (20 Questions)

The Ultimate Cheapskate

Urban Legends References Pages(featuring Nigerian scams)

Virginia Flea Markets 

The Wacky Packages Web Page!!

Wikopedia (a free encyclopedia with information about anything)  

Wounded Bird Records (lost 70's and 80's albums on cd!)

Yahoo driving directions (an alternative to Mapquest)

Zazzle (personalized t-shirts, hats, etc.)

Zipinfo.com (free ZIP code lookup)

 

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