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Public Transit to Tacoma

Our post about taking the bus to tacoma from seattle has been updated

I checked the current schedules for taking the bus to next week’s NW Pinball & Arcade Show and updated the post. Not much has changed this year so if you’ve done it before you should be good. Youth under 18 now ride for free on Sound Transit and the last bus leaves from Tacoma to downtown Seattle at 10:20pm. Get the full details here: https://www.skill-shot.com/the-bus-to-tacoma-2017/

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ONMS Records Pop-up and Pinball

An online record store pop-up happens at the 8-Bit weekly tournament on tuesday May 23rd

ONMS is a local record seller that will be at the 8-Bit this week selling a selection of vinyl before and during the weekly tournament. Shopping for records in between rounds of pinball is a neat idea. Does it need to be mentioned that you don’t have to play in the tournament in order to shop? https://www.facebook.com/onmsrecords

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NWPAS Satellite Series: Waterland Aquathon

The Satellite Series heads to the Waterland Arcade in Des Moines on Wednesday May 24th for your next to last chance to win passes to the NWPAS

Tonight’s format is Match Play, MMP Final – this means the qualifying rounds will be a regular match play tournament with the top players moving into groups of four for the semi-finals/finals. Since the tournament begins at 7 you will want to head over there early in case traffic is bogged down. As always Waterland Arcade is an all ages venue. More info will be found on the NW Pinball & Arcade Show site: http://nwpas.wapinball.net/satellite.html

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Jackpot Plays PINBALL, Vol. 1 & 2

this two-volume vinyl collection contains some of the most classic sounds in pinball from the 80s & 90s

Jackpot Records has announced the upcoming release of a two-record set: Jackpot Plays PINBALL, Vol. 1 & 2. The records contain pinball music and sounds from games such as Black Knight 2000, Medieval Madness, Attack From Mars and many more – the first time on vinyl. While the records are available individually there’s free shipping if you order both. Check out the Jackpot Records site for more info: https://jackpotrecords.com/pages/jackpot-plays-pinball

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Pinball League Winners

Monday Night Pinball and the Northend Street League Pinball both held their finals recently and have new champions
Seacorns – photo by MNP

Monday Night Pinball’s A Division champions this season are Down To Pinball (DTP) based out of Jupiter, and the B Division champs are the Seacorns, who are now based at Georgetown Pizza & Arcade. Meanwhile up north the Northend Street League Pinball finished their Spring 2023 season with T.E.A.M. White Buffalo┬ábased at the White Buffalo taking the trophy. Congratulations!

TEAM White Buffalo, photo by Tim Uomoto
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New Monday Night Tournament

Admiral Pub brings back their Music & Pinball tournament every monday until August 28th

During the Monday Night Pinball off season Matty PinPin will host a weekly 3-strike tournament at the Admiral Pub. The musical theme changes every week (May 22nd is 80s Night) but the tournament details stay the same: 7:30 start time, $5 entry, $75 pot splash, 21+

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Monday Night Progressive Tournament

During the MNP off season this new progressive tournament is happening at two capitol hill locations

The Monday Night Fight $1,000 Progressive Tournament began on May 1st and alternates between Time Warp and Raygun every other week. The top two players each week are entered into July 24th finals with the top 12 winning a share of the $1000. This week (May 15th) the tourney is at Raygun with next week’s at Time Warp and so forth. Details on the calendar!

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Memorial Day 8-Bit Pingolf Tee Times Are Open

The NWPAS Satellite Series: Memorial Day Masters is now ready for players to register for tee time reservations

The annual pingolf tournament at the 8-Bit Arcade doesn’t happen until Monday May 29th but if you plan on attending you’ll want to sign up for a tee time asap. Tee times for the tournament begin at noon and is an all-ages event with a 72 player cap. There’s more details on the our calendar. Sign up for tee times on google docs: https://tinyurl.com/memorial-day-masters-2023
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