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Detailing EM and Bingo pinball features, gameplay, and repair techniques.

For Amusement Only EM and Bingo Pinball Podcast Nicholas Baldridge

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Detailing EM and Bingo pinball features, gameplay, and repair techniques.

    Episode 471 - Interview with Jon Chad 1-5-22

    Episode 471 - Interview with Jon Chad 1-5-22

    Jon Chad joins us to discuss the realease his new book, "Pinball: A Graphic History of the Silver Ball" from First Second Books. Jon's work is amazing and this book is fun for all ages. To order "Pinball", please visit either: or   You can also order from your local comics or book store. To see some of Jon's other work, please visit       You can reach me at foramusementonlypodcast@gmail.com or via the bingos line at 724-BINGOS-1 You can listen to the show on Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Facebook, Twitter (bingopodcast) or follow me on Instagram (also bingopodcast). The show's website is   If you like video games (and some limited pinball talk), you might enjoy Gaming on Ten at   Thank you very much for listening, and we'll talk to you next time.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Silver Falls

    Silver Falls

    We're back!  Ava and I wish Wayne Neyens a Happy 103rd Birthday! Ryan Claytor's new watch design is called "Ricochet" and was available in a limited run from Mr. Jones Watches.  If you would like a copy, add your name to the interested list   Check out Silver Falls at - available now for the Heist playfield on the Multimorphic store. You can sign up for the quarterly For Amusement Only newsletter at   The For Amusement Only Discord server is at   Thank you for listening, and for your support of indie pinball!   You can reach me at foramusementonlypodcast@gmail.com or via the bingos line at 724-BINGOS-1 You can listen to the show on Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Facebook, Twitter (bingopodcast) or follow me on Instagram (also bingopodcast). The show's website is   If you like video games (and some limited pinball talk), you might enjoy Gaming on Ten at   Thank you very much for listening, and we'll talk to you next time.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 469 - Williams Hi-Hand, Yukon, QFG

    Episode 469 - Williams Hi-Hand, Yukon, QFG

    Ava and I talk about a few different games, first up - Williams' Hi-Hand:  As part of that conversation, we talk about Williams' Yukon: More work on QFG and some neat stuff ahead!   Check out Ranger In The Ruins at:   Thank you for listening, and for your support of indie pinball!   You can reach me at foramusementonlypodcast@gmail.com or via the bingos line at 724-BINGOS-1 You can listen to the show on Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Facebook, Twitter (bingopodcast) or follow me on Instagram (also bingopodcast). The show's website is foramusementonly.libsyn.com If you like video games, you might enjoy Gaming on Ten Minutes a Week at http://gamingonten.com Thank you very much for listening, and I'll talk to you next time.

    • 39 min
    Ranger In The Ruins, 3rd Party Development for the P3

    Ranger In The Ruins, 3rd Party Development for the P3

    Ranger In The Ruins has been released! My first commercial pinball game is $150, and available through the Multimorphic online store: Ava and I discuss a bit about the game, and some streams available (warning: spoilers!) Buffalo Pinball Reveal Stream - https://youtu.be/M8g07kfWMto Gammagoat --   I also note that the game is part of the Pinside database - if you would be so kind, please rate/review the game, which will help with visibility for other P3 owners.   Thank you for listening, and for your support of indie pinball!   You can reach me at foramusementonlypodcast@gmail.com or via the bingos line at 724-BINGOS-1 You can listen to the show on Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Facebook, Twitter (bingopodcast) or follow me on Instagram (also bingopodcast). The show's website is foramusementonly.libsyn.com If you like video games, you might enjoy Gaming on Ten Minutes a Week at http://gamingonten.com Thank you very much for listening, and I'll talk to you next time.

    • 29 min
    Episode 467 - CCR 2.0 and Internet Play, QFG, RF, MR updates, what we've been working on, 1959 Bally Ballerina

    Episode 467 - CCR 2.0 and Internet Play, QFG, RF, MR updates, what we've been working on, 1959 Bally Ballerina

    Welcome back! - Ava new cohost - Cosmic Cart Racing 2.0 and Internet play - QFG development diary - last stream available at - Check out my other podcast Gamingonten for weekly updates of the process (and lots of video game talk). - A little about my next P3 game. - Robo-Frenzy artwork is in process.  Ryan and I are working on it several times a week! - Multi-Races backglass artwork is in process from Joel de Guzman - can't wait to see it! - New segment: what we've been working on. - E.M Online Repair Clinic (pinside) (funwithpinball sign up page)   - Today's featured game is Bally Ballerina - 1959 -

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 466 - Heist P3 Game - Interview with Ava Baldridge 3-26-20

    Episode 466 - Heist P3 Game - Interview with Ava Baldridge 3-26-20

    Ava joins me to talk about the newest P3 game, Heist! This Week In Pinball had a writeup on the release day here: We are having a blast with the game, and we talk about the artwork, design, software, audio and how I can't get more than 5,000 points. ;-)  For those interested, you can order from Multimorphic at Thanks to Ava for joining me and talking about her new favorite game!

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Grumpy-Cat ,

Great podcast, informative and entertaining

One of the best podcasts for fans of bingos and other EM games.

Jacob Grizly ,

Fantastic podcast

A very unique podcast covering a very underappreciated era of gaming. The ultimate chronicle of EM pinball machines. Love it!!!

Callmesteam ,

Impossibly Deep

What a fantastic resource for electromechanial gaming. Tons of timeless information on repair, maintenance, scoring, gameplay and more in easy-to-swallow episodes. An archive for the ages.

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