- This Week in Pinball
- Big Lebowski Topper, Stern IC App, Pinball Content Creators’ Favorite Games & MORE – TWIP 11/27/23
Big Lebowski Topper, Stern IC App, Pinball Content Creators’ Favorite Games & MORE – TWIP 11/27/23
New The Big Lebowski Topper from The Electric Playground
Surprise! Modmakers The Electric Playground are launching a limited edition The Big Lebowski interactive pinball topper.
Watch the video above or check out some of the high-resolution photos over on TEPs product page, but boy, is it beautiful.
The topper will be offered in two versions – a traditional interactive topper meant to be installed on your machine and an alternate non-interactive version, aka the Wall Art Edition, for hanging on the wall in your game room.
The topper is limited to 100 total units. Those who order today (11/27) can take advantage of special Cyber Monday pricing. The first 25 orders will also receive an early achievers ornament in the same style as the topper.
The Electric Playground is asking for a $100 deposit to secure your product, with toppers expected to ship in February of 2024.
TWIP Mood Music
Stern Releases Insider Connected App
They finally did it! Kudos to the Stern team for launching their long-awaited Stern Insider Connected mobile app this past week.
The launch was a little bumpy, with many users noting difficulties logging in upon downloading the app. Those issues appear to be resolved as of now.
The launch version of the app operates largely as a wrapper for the current web app, so frequent users there will feel right at home here. Hopefully, we’ll get to see this evolve into a more full-featured native app experience as additional features and capabilities are introduced.
The app is now available on both iOS and Android.
App Store: https://apple.co/3MRony4
Google Play Store: https://bit.ly/40NCUkf
Pinball Content Creators Share Their Favorite Games
30+ pinball content creators and promoters answer two simple prompts.
What are their current 5 favorite games?
What do they love most about pinball?
The answers are equally diverse, entertaining, and worth a read if you want to learn more about your favorite creator or discover new ones.
The Ultimate Roundup of Pinball Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals
If you missed last week’s email, be sure to scope out our roundup of Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals in the pinball world, as many of these offers are still live!
Odds & Evens
Pinball Pete’s faces demolition to make way for 17-story Ann Arbor high-rise (MLive)
Zen Pinball has released a ton of new tables for their Pinball FX platform (BlahCade Pinball Podcast)
Pincinnati (in Cincinnati, OH) starts this week, and it’s one of the last major shows of the 2023 pinball calendar. Tickets still available! (Pincinnati)
Meme of the Week
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