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Rock-ola 06-09-2018 04:15 PM

NORTHWEST PINBALL & ARCADE SHOW 2018: SATURDAY
 
06-09-2018 01:19 PM
Saturday at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Centre has always been the busiest of the three show days, and the crowd outside the main hall at opening time certainly suggested this year would be no different.

https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgAwaiting the opening of the doors The doors were actually opened early to help clear the area, but queues for the registration desk soon built.

https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x687.jpgThe queue for show registration https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgShow guides, Skill Shot zines, postcards and stickers at the registration desk There was a new stand in the lobby on Saturday, replacing the Comics4Kids table.

https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x691.jpgFace painting was available for the kids on Saturday https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x669.jpgBenny’s Spaceship Adventure in Lego by Renegade Bricks https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-683x1024.jpgThe noticeboard was filling up with games and parts wanted or for sale Inside the hall, the Seattle Pinball Museum stand was hosting the four Jersey Jack Pinball machines; The Wizard of Oz, The Hobbit, Dialed In! and Pirates of the Caribbean.

https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x680.jpgJersey Jack Pinball games on the Seattle Pinball Museum stand https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgRed Floor Arcade had their Multi-Arcade Builder games for sale https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgAt the back of the hall, the Holodeck VR zone was getting busy https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x702.jpgHercules was in constant demand too https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgThere was a display of cocktail video games in the central area, but they weren’t drawing a crowd early on Saturday https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgNo such problem with the pinballs though https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgDMD pinballs were very popular https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x682.jpgMore modern pinballs getting constant use With so many games and so much play, the game medics were kept busy.

https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgThe central repair zone https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-1024x683.jpgThings were also busy at the Marco Specialties parts stand https://www.pinballnews.com/site/wp-...8-683x1024.jpgFlyers for the latest Stern games and a selection of pinball consumables The first of the day’s seminars begins at 12:30pm and we will be back shortly to report on that.  Also, don’t forget you can watch the seminars live at the show website thanks to GeekGamer.TV.

We’ll be back with regular updates throughout the second day of the Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show, plus you can check out our reports from Thursday and Friday at the main NWPAS page.



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