# Episode TitleSources Transcript
1Steve Ritchie: Before the MulletPinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia. Steve Ritchie. Here
Internet Pinball Database: Steve Ritchie Game List. Here Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1970 – 1981. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
Web Archive. Here  
Special When Lit Podcast – Ep. 11
TOPcast – Ep. 32
Coming Eventually…
2Stern Electronics…No, Not That SternDennis Kriesel’s Atari Article from Pinball News. Here
Stern on Internet Pinball Database. Here  
Pinside at pinside.com
Wikipedia: Chicago Coin. Here, Stern Electronics. Here, Stern Electronics, Inc. v. Kaufman. Here
Encyclopedia of Pinball Volume 2 (1934-1936). Bueschel, Richard M. Silverball Amusements.
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1970 – 1981. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
Stern Pinball. Website. Here
Play Meter Magazine: September 15, 1978. Here
Patterson, Jeff (2008). Around the Playfield with Gary Stern. This Week in Pinball. Here
Ford, Anne (2013). The Chicago Reader. This Week’s Chicagoan: Gary Stern, Founder and CEO, Stern Pinball. Here
Author Unknown. Play Meter Magazine, 1978 and 1985. PDF Here
Flower, Gary. Remembering Steve Kirk. Pingame Journal. December 2006. PDF Here
Cianchetti, Matt. A Friend Remembers Steve Kirk. Pingame Journal. March 2007. PDF Here
Head to Head Pinball Podcas. #50 Here and #68 Here
Gizmonic Stern Collection Tour. Here, Here and Here
Heavy Metal Comic Book Art. Here
3Zombie Pinball – The Gottlieb System 3 EraDennis Kriesel’s Street Level Pinball Machines Article from Pinball News. Here
Eclectic Gamers Podcast #47. Here
Internet Pinball Database. Here
Jon Norris IPDB. Here
Pinside at pinside.com
Gottlieb Developments. Here
Wikipedia: Gottlieb. Here 
Interview with Jon Norris. Here. Here.
Jon Norris Article. Here
Pinball News. Smoked Out. Norris Leaves Stern. Here
This Week in Pinball. Around the Playfield with Jon Norris. Here
Norris Pinball Website. Here
TOPCast Pinball Show: #10 John Trudeau. Here, #55 Jon Norris. Here
Encyclopedia of Pinball Volume 2 (1934-1936). Bueschel, Richard M. Silverball Amusements.
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
4Bat Sh*t Crazy: The Python Anghelo StoryPython Anghelo Website. Here
Internet Pinball Database. Here
Pinside at pinside.com
Wikipedia: Python Anghelo. Here, Steve Kordek. Here
TOPCast Pinball Show: #10 Python Anghelo. Here
Python’s World Video. Here
Python’s GoFund Me. Here
Seminar video of Python at Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show 2013. Here
David Hevesi. New York Times. Steve Kordek, a Pinball Innovator, Dies at 100. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
5Stepping on Rakes – Gottlieb System 1Pinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia. Gottlieb. Here
Internet Pinball Database: Gottlieb System 1 List. Here, Gottlieb EM List. Here
Kriesel, Dennis. This Week in Pinball. The Dawn of the Solid-State Era. Here
Credit Dot Pinball. Stumbling into Solid-State! Gottlieb System 1. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
6Steve Ritchie – The Mullet YearsPinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia. Steve Ritchie. Here
Internet Pinball Database: Steve Ritchie Game List. Here
Walsh, Matt – IRC Interview. Here
TopCast Episode 32. Here
Head 2 Head Pinball Podcast. Chris Granner. Ep 71. Here
Williams Promo Videos: No Fear, T2 ,The Getaway, Star Trek: TNG
Steve Ritchie Interviews and Seminars on YouTube. Here
The Pinball News. Expo 2003: An Interview with Larry DeMar. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
7Moving Units – Bally’s Art RevolutionPinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia: Bally Manufacturing. Here, Mata Hari. Here, Evel Knievel. Here, Tommy. Here
 Internet Pinball Database Game Lists: Paul Faris. Here, Margaret Hudson. Here, Kevin O’Conner. Here, Greg Freres. Here, Dave Christensen. Here
 Pinball Flyers. Here
Space Invaders “Inspiration”. Swiss artist H.R. Giger. Here
TopCast: Dave Christensen. Here, Margret Hudson. Here, Paul Faris. Here, Ward Pemberton. Here, Tom Nieman. Here
 Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer
Publishing, Lt. Here
8Moving Units Part 2 – The Class Of 1981Pinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia: Suzanne Ciani. Here.
Internet Pinball Database Game Lists.
Paul Faris. Here, Margaret Hudson. Here, Kevin O’Conner. Here, Greg Freres. Here
Xenon: Sound and Music. Ciani, Suzanne. Here
The Team Behind Bally’s Xenon Pinball Expo 2013. Here
 Video of Original Flash Gordon Sound Board. Here
 Space Invaders “Inspiration”. Swiss artist H.R. Giger. Here
 TopCast: Dave Christensen. Here, Margret Hudson. Here, Paul Faris. Here, Ward Pemberton. Here, Tom Nieman. Here
 Alternate Flash Gordon Sound Board. Here
 Pinball Flyers. Here
 Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer
Publishing, Lt. Here
Rossignoli, Marc (2002). Pinball Memories. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
9Borgie – Living The 90s License DreamPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: John Borg Game List. Here
Wikipedia: Sega Pinball. Here, Data East Corp. Here
Stern (Game Company). Here, Jurassic Park. Here,
Star Wars. Here, Lost in Space (Film). Here, The Lost World: Jurassic Park. Here, Twister (Film). Here, Tales from the Crypt (TV Series). Here, Mary Shelley’s’ Frankenstein (Film). Here, Austin Powers. Here
 TopCast – John Borg. Here
Pinball Expo 2006. Pinball News. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
10Lawlor – Pinball’s Rollercoaster TycoonPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: Pat Lawlor Game List. Here
Wikipedia: Pat Lawlor. Here
Demons and Dragons video game. Here
Jersey Jack Pinball Podcast: Get Your Game Back! Here
TopCast – Pat Lawlor 1. 2. 3.                 
Nascar Gameplay Video. Here
Pinball News. Expo 2018. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here 
11Dwight Sullivan – The Creation Of ComplexityPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: Dwight’s Game List. Here
YouTube: Marco TV TPF 2019. Here, Pinball Expo 2019. Here, MGC Ghostbusters Panel 2016. Here, Dwight’s LinkedIn. Here,
Podcasts: Head 2 Head Pinball Podcast Ep 76. Here, Special When Lit Ep 3. Here, Loser Kid Ep 37. Here, Pinball Players Podcast. Here, Dwight on Pinball Profile. Here
 List of Patents. Here
Dwight’s Blog Spot. Here
Star Trek Flipper Code. Here
Dwight’s TNG Door. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
12Pinball Is Dying Part 1: Williams In The Early 80sPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: Barry Oursler’s Game List. Here
The Pinball Blog. Pinball Heroes – Barry Oursler. Here
Pinball Magazine. Interview: Pinball Designer Barry Oursler. Here
Versus the Goat Podcast – Barry Oursler. Here 
The Pinball Podcast – Barry Oursler. Here
Teolis, Jeff. Pinball Profile. Here
Gorgar Inspiration. Here
Barracora Inspiration. Li I, 1974 by Swiss artist H.R. Giger. Here and Here
TopCast: Barry Ourlser Ep 35. Here, Mark Ritchie Ep 49. Here 
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
13Pat Lawlor Part 2 – Williams Wreck’n BallPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: Pat Lawlor Game List. Here
Wikipedia: Pat Lawlor. Here
TopCast – Pat Lawlor 1. 2. 3.                 
 Brown, Duncan F. Wreak’n Ball Video. Here 
 Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
14Gomez – This One Has A Lot Of Arcade StuffPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: George Gomez Game List. Here
Gorf Lens with Hidden ‘Gomez’ Letters. Here and Here.
Computer Space. Here. Gameplay. Here.
Satin’s Hallow. Here. Gameplay. Here.
TopCast – George Gomez. Here.              
Morrison, Matt. The Pinball Show: Interviews Ep 1 – Tom Kopera. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
15 Barry Oursler Saves PinballPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: Barry Oursler’s Game List. Here
Wikipedia: The Challenger Disaster. Here, Doctor Who. Here, The Great Chicago Fire. Here, Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow. Here
 The Pinball Blog. Pinball Heroes – Barry Oursler. Here
Pinball Magazine. Interview: Pinball Designer Barry Oursler. Here
Donna Oursler’s passing. Go Fund Me. Here  
Versus the Goat Podcast – Barry Oursler. Here 
The Pinball Podcast – Barry Oursler. Here
Teolis, Jeff. Pinball Profile. Here
Anghelo, Phython. Proposed Popeye Game Theme. Here
Tim Kitzrow. Here
Head 2 Hear Pinball Podcast Ep 50 – Joe Kaminkow. Here
Super Awesome Pinball Show: S1 Ep 4 – Joe Kaminkow. Here, S2 E24 – Zophia Ryan. Here
TopCast with Barry Oursler. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
16Millennium Moment- Pinball 2000Pinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: Revenge from Mars. Here, Star Wars: Episode 1. Here, Wizard Blocks. Here, Playboy. Here
 TopCast: George Gomez. Here, Adam Rhine. Here, Tom Uban. Here, Cameron Silver. Here, Pat Lawlor. Here
The Revenge from Mars Launch Seminar. Here
Revenge from Mars Promo Video. Here
Infamous Expo Star Wars Seminar Video. Here
17Steve Ritchie Part III: The Return…to SternPinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia. Steve Ritchie. Here
Internet Pinball Database: Steve Ritchie Game List. Here Special When Lit Podcast – Ep. 11Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
18The Mechs That Made Us – 90’s Bally-WilliamsPinside at Pinside.com
Podcasts: George Gomez. Here, Pat Lawlor 1. 2. 3, Barry Oursler. Here,
The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
1980s Cheese Done Right – Gottlieb 80bPinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia. Gottlieb. Here
Kriesel, Dennis. This Week in Pinball. The Dawn of the Solid-State Era. Here
Kriesel, Dennis. This Week In Pinball. Mylstar Electronics: Gottlieb’s Forgotten Year. Here
Gottlieb Developments. Here
IPDB. System 80b Game List. Here
PinWiki – System 80 Repair Guide. Here
TOPCast Pinball Show: #10 John Trudeau, #34 John, #55 Jon Norris.
 Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
20Pinball Is Dying – Part 2: Bally/WilliamsPinside at Pinside.com
WMS- IGT Settlement Agreement. Here
This Week in Pinball – George Gomez, Armed and Dangerous. Here.
TOPCast Pinball Show: #10 John Trudeau, #63 Keith Johnson, #40 George Gomez, #28 Adam Rhine  
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
21Inside The Mind Of Lyman SheatsPinside at Pinside.com
IPDB. Lyman’s Games List. Here
Past Podcast Appearances:TOPcast – Episode #50, Slam Tilt Podcast #100, Head-to-Head Pinball Podcast #73, Pinball Profile #199 – Pinball Wizard Turns 50, LoserKid Pinball #78, Slam Tilt Podcast #180, #181, Final Round Pinball Podcast #50
 The Today Show, Lyman Sheats. Here
DeadFlip Streaming. Lyman, Jack Danger and MKV Playing Batman 66. Here
Replay FX Seminar with Greg Dunlop. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
22Mr. Nordman, Let’s Talk About Your RampsPinside at Pinside.com
IPDB. Dennis Nordman’s Game List. Here.
Special Force Girls. Here.
Blackwater 100 – 1988. Here.
Peterson, Cassandra. Elvira Wikipedia. Here.
Demo Man Promo Video. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
23Down The Rabbit Hole With John PopaduikWikipedia: John Popadiuk. Here, Zizzle. Here.
YouTube. NWPAS 2012 Seminar #08 – John Popadiuk. Here.
Pinball Mag, Nick _O. John Popadiuk – Pinball Designer. Here.
Pinball Shenaigans. Alice in Wonderland Prototype. Here.
Pinball Profile. Episode 326: Michael Hanley and Shane Jackson. Here.
Coast 2 Coast Pinball. An Evening with John Popadiuk. Wayback Machine. Here.
Dan Cowles and Kristi Highum. Zombies, Yetis & Pinball. Dec 2014. Here.
Greet, Kayla. Skill Shot – Zombie Yeti Artist Profile. Here.
Pinball Super Nova. John Popadiuk: Another One Bites the Dust. Here.
Pinball News. American Pinball Goes Public. Sept 2016 Here.
Horacze, Stan. Popular Science. The curious story of Magic Girl. Apr 2017. Here
The Pinside Stuff: Here. Here. Here.
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
24Data East – Fake It Til Ya Make ItPinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database: PinStar Game List. Here, Data East Game List. Here, Ed Cebula’s Game List. Here
Wikipedia. Gottlieb. Here
RiYL Podcast Ep 161: Stern Pinball CEO Gary Stern.
Head 2 Head Pinball Podcast.
– Gary Stern, Ep 96, Joe Kaminkow Ep 68 and EP 50
Super Awesome Pinball Show, S1-E4 – Joe Kaminkow
Loser Kid Pinball Podcast Ep 68
Pinball News-Pinball Magazine PinCAST, June 2020: Gary Stern 75th Birthday Interview Part 1
Total Recall Video. Here
TV Tropes. Joe Kaminkow Bio. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Lt. Here
25Playing Catch Up: Gottlieb System 80Pinside at Pinside.com
Wikipedia. Gottlieb. Here
Kriesel, Dennis. This Week in Pinball. The Dawn of the Solid-State Era. Here
Kriesel, Dennis. This Week In Pinball. Mylstar Electronics: Gottlieb’s Forgotten Year. Here
Gottlieb Developments. Here
IPDB: System 80 Pins. Here, System 80A Pins. Here
PinWiki – System 80 Repair Guide. Here
TOPCast: #10 John Trudeau., #34 John Osborne, #55 Jon Norris.
Gordon Morison. Here. Here.
26The Architect – George Gomez Part 2Pinside at Pinside.com
Internet Pinball Database:
Super Awesome Pinball Show – George Gomez – Ep 30, 32 and Fireside Chat 1
Head2Head Pinball Podcast Ep.69: Christopher Franchi on Beatles Pinball Art.
Head2Head Pinball Podcast Ep.96: Gary Stern
Pinball Chick Article. Here
John Trudeau Pleads Guilty. Pinball News. Here. Here.
DeadFlip Streaming. Lyman, Jack Danger and MKV Playing Batman 66. Here
Straight Down the Middle: A Pinball Show. Deadpool Pro Review. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
27A Brief History Of PinballGames:
Baffle Ball, Ballyhoo, Contact, Skyscraper, World’s Series, Rockelite, Humpty Dumpty, Triple Action, Saratoga, Army Navy, SuperJumbo, Balls-a-Poppin’, Vegabond, Swing-Along, The Spirit of ’76, Flash, Gorgar, Checkpoint, Revenge from Mars, and Wizard of Oz.
 
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Bagatelle. Here
Pinball. Here
ThoughtCo. The History of Pinball. Here
Baldridge, Nick. This Week In Pinball. A Beginner’s Guide to Bingo Pinball. Here
Pinball News. Illuminating. Here
Remembering Harry Williams. Here
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Kocurek, Carly A. “Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade.” Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. 
Sharpe, Roger. “Pinball!” New York: E.P. Dutton, 1977. 
Sullivan, Barbara. “Ballyhoo Over Goldberg Hardly Whole Bally Saga.” Chicago Tribune, June 17, 1996. 
Sweeney, Melodie. “The bagatelle wizard instead of the pinball wizard.” National Museum of American History, October 31, 2012. 
Terry, Clifford. “How the Pinball Machine Got Those Flippers.” Chicago Tribune, August 8, 1993. 
Wolf, Mark J. P. “The Video Game Explosion: A History from PONG to Playstation and Beyond.” Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 2008.
28Pinball Is Dying Part 3 – Bally-MidwayIPDB Bally-Midway Game List. Here.
Stern’s Dark Planet – Here
TOPcast:  Ep. 56 – Ward Pemberton Ep. 46 – Margaret Hudson, Ep. 40 – George Gomez
 Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
29Everything is Lit! Keith P Johnson and Jersey Jack PinballIPDB Keith P Johnson Gamelist. Here.
WOZ Pinball Magazine. Here
Head 2 Head Pinball Podcast Ep 41
Pinball Profile Ep 266
TopCast Episode 63
Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
30 Pinball’s Centenarian – Wayne NeyensShalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1930s to 1960s. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
 YouTube Interviews from the Pacific Pinball Museum: Here, Here, Here and Here
TopCast: Episode 30 – Wayne Neyens
Pinball News: Pinball Magazine #5. Here, Wayne’s 100th Birthday – Here ,Wayne Neyens Dies at Age 104. Here.
31Pinball is Dying Part 4: What Lead Gottlieb to the Mylstar Nosedive?Shalhoub, Michael (2004). The Pinball compendium: 1982 to Present. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
 YouTube Interviews from the Pacific Pinball Museum
Here, Here, Here and Here
TopCast – Episode 30 – Wayne Neyens
32The Bro of Flow: John Borg Part 2TopCast – Episode 27 – John Borg
Head 2 Head Pinball Podcast Ep 41 – Keith P. Johnson
Slam Tilt Podcast Ep. 100 Lyman Sheats Jr.
YouTube – IE Pinball – Big Buck Hunter Pro Wizard Mode Achieved. Here
YouTube – Stern Pinball: The Making of: Metallica, KISS, The Walking Dead, Areosmith, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Rush.
Shalhoub, Michael. The Pinball Compendium.
Internet Pinball Database. IPDB.org  John Borg Game List. Here.
* This episode was created with the use of ChatGPT, which kinda sucks…
33The King of Clunk: Joe BalcerPinball Profile. Episode 163: Joe Balcer, a career retrospective. Podcast. Here.
Head 2 Head Pinball. Ep 48 – Josh Kulger from American Pinball.  
Super Awesome Pinball Show. Ep 8. Joe Balcer and Team.  
This Week in Pinball. The Desire to Create – Interview with Joe Balcer, Playfield Designer for Houdini Pinball. Here.
Replay Magazine. Roll out the Barrel. Here.
Shalhoub, Michael. The Pinball Compendium.
Internet Pinball Database. IPDB.org  Joe Balcer Game List. Here.
34The Capcom Debacle Part 1TopCast
Episode 42 – Python Angelo
Episode 56 – Ward Pemberton
Episode 52 – Stan Fukuoka
Episode 49 – Mark Ritchie
Episode 47 – Chris Granner
Episode 43 – Jeff Powell
Shalhoub, Michael. The Pinball Compendium.
Flower, G. Pinball: The Lure of the Silver Ball Hardcover. Here.
Internet Pinball Database. IPDB.org  The Capcom Game List. Here.