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Win a Trip to Seattle!

Here's a link to how you can enter to win a trip to the NW Pinball and Arcade Show (June 5 - 7) at the Tocoma Convention Center!

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Tournament Formats: This Is How We Do It

By Kayla Greet

There are many tournament styles in use in the Seattle pinball community. For the new player, this can get confusing. Skill Shot is here to help with our guide to tournament formats. […]

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Seattle Pinball News and Gossip 37

The final months of 2014 is a time of many holidays, and many big pinball tournaments in Seattle. The grand-daddy of them all, the 17th Shortys 4Annual Shorty's Pinball Tournament...

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SPOT LIGHT ON: 8 Bit Arcade

The 8-Bit Arcade is very spacious, with many pinball machines, video games, and an enclosed patio in the back. On our recent visit, they had 27 pins, pizza and beer! Soft drinks and ice […]

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Seattle Pinball News and Gossip 36

Skill Shot celebrated our 7th year of publishing this zine with a pinball tournament and clown party at Shorty's on September 7th. This was part of the First Sunday Tournament series we have been organizing at Shorty's for the past year. Since the bar is circus-themed, it was only fitting that we had local celebrity clown Ronald McFondle as our special guest[...]

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Skill Shot, Seattle’s Pinball Zine is a free publication distributed throughout the Seattle area 5 times a year. The Seattle Pinball List and local Pinball News and Gossip are presented in every issue along with a feature article by various rotating contributors. Skill Shot wouldn’t exist without volunteers who help fold and distribute every issue of the zine, and the countless other pinball fans who help us keep the list up-to-date.



Staff: Gordon Ornelas, Brad Hayden, Jeff Larson, Graham Klym, Andrew Cole, Kayla Greet, Justin Blau