A Different Kind of Pinball Podcast


Looking for a different pinball Podcast which isn’t about current events or pinball news? Silverball Chronicles is a monthly podcast for the true pinball nerd that enjoys learning more about the complicated dynamics, politics and characters that created their favourite pinball machines.

 

Join Ron and Dave as they stumble through pinball history mispronouncing names, chronicling designers, telling war stories, and digging up strange and obscure facts; all while paying homage to the hobby of pinball

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  • Silverball Chronicles Ep 14: Gomez – This One Has A Lot Of Arcade Stuff
    Silverball Chronicles with David and Ron Episode 14: Gomez – This One Has A Lot Of Arcade Stuff   Visit Our Silverball Swag Store Episode Summary  George Gomez has created some of the most well received pinball machines our hobby has ever seen. He got his big break with Williams Pinball, but the current Executive Vice […]
  • Silverball Chronicles Ep 13: Pat Lawlor Part 2 – Williams Wreck’n Ball
    Silverball Chronicles: A Pinball History Podcast with Ron and David Episode 13: Pat Lawlor Part 2 – Williams Wreck’n Ball  Visit Our Silverball Swag Store Episode Summary  Pat Lawlor has a demeanor which has rubbed some the wrong way over the years. Let’s face it, as a designer you need to get strong personalities in […]
  • Silverball Chronicles Ep 12: Pinball Is Dying: Williams In The Early 80s
    Silverball Chronicles with David and Ron Episode 12: Pinball is Dying: Williams in the Early 80s Visit Our Silverball Swag Store Episode Summary  By the Early 1980’s Pinball was dying. Sales in Pinball fell from peaks of 9-10,000 units to 900 units in 2 years. Video was on an upward trend and that is where […]
  • Silverball Chronicles Ep 11: Dwight Sullivan – The Creation Of Complexity
    Silverball Chronicles with David and Ron Episode 11: Dwight Sullivan – The Creation of Complexity    Visit Our Silverball Swag Store Episode Summary  Dwight is one of pinball programming’s most important figures. Throughout the 1990’s Dwight worked on some of the best-selling games of all time, added a level of polish not seen before, brought a […]
  • Silverball Chronicles Ep 10: Lawlor – Pinball’s Rollercoaster Tycoon
    Silverball Chronicles Episode 10: Lawlor – Pinball’s Rollercoaster Tycoon  Pat Lawlor is a pinball statesman. He has a long lumbering and detailed way of explaining himself. This deep and controlled thought process is why Pat’s pinball designs and mechanical toys are so detailed and dedicated to being exciting. Some would call Pat a pinball academic, […]

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