The Amazing Spider-Man Pinball Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)

Pinball games make up about half of the Carolina Arcade Museum in Forest City, North Carolina. My favorite was the first one I played, The Amazing Spider-Man which was created in 1980, about the time where pinball was really starting to lose ground to video games in arcades. It’s a beautiful piece of work. ThisContinue reading “The Amazing Spider-Man Pinball Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)”

Pro-Football Pinball Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)

This was the 3rd pinball game I played at the Carolina Arcade Museum in Forest City, North Carolina. It was made in 1973, and the art makes that clear. The football players and the cheerleader have that Archie comics look to them a little. It’s a good pinball layout, though not my favorite in theContinue reading “Pro-Football Pinball Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)”

Scorpion Pinball Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)

The 2nd pinball machine was Scorpion, which was made by Williams in 1980. I was trying to figure out if it was based on anything. I don’t think it was. There’s dragons in the art, but the scorpion is supposed to be a tank. The pinball layout is decent and it’s a fun one butContinue reading “Scorpion Pinball Machine (Carolina Arcade Museum)”

Original Star Trek Pinball (Carolina Arcade Museum)

This one was made by Bally in 1979, the same year as the Star Trek movie and about a decade after the TV show ended. I was never into the original Star Trek (but I liked the new movies with Chris Pine) so not much nostalgia here for me. The pinball machine was okay inContinue reading “Original Star Trek Pinball (Carolina Arcade Museum)”