In the latest BlahCade Pinball Podcast @shutyertrap and @jaredmorgs speculate a bit about what is coming up from Zen in PinFX for September, October, and November. They then dive into live play of Zen's latest, Homeworld Pinball. Is it a 'buy now' or 'don't bother'?
Akos, Thomas and Mel take time out of their work evening to chat with us about how Zen goes about engineering their tables, and the experience that goes along with designing the premiere mobile pinball experience.
It's a short but oh so sweet interview and will fill the gap you have between...
In software development, running experiments to test out hypotheses is an important part of product management and product development.
We've already worked out that Zen Studios has been doing this for a while on mobile. They were testing out their free-to-play models on mobile, so they could...
When you play a video game, you do it to have fun. What is fun to one person differs, but in general you usually want to either complete the game or unlock everything in it.
So what happens when your experience is interrupted by a game funding model that sucks the life out of your enjoyment of...
After covering some brief news items we dive into some first experiences with virtual pinball cabinets and then have a great chat with Mike from Farsight Studios about the new Stern Pinball Arcade VR release on Oculus Rift.
We round out the show with an announcement about our new merchandise...
It’s been a MASSIVE month for digital pinball fans. So many forum posts, podcast episodes to digest, posts to read, and beta builds to play (if you’re on Steam).
We take a step back from the hamster wheel and talk about some questions that we’ve been thinking about from when the FX3 Williams...
It's been nearly four years. It's time the Power comes back for another round.
More tales of victory, vengeance, and woe from league play (once league starts up again on 9/12); more machine photography; and more real pinball in general. Less musings on moderation (I don't do much of that...
As a courtesy, here is a thread that contains links to BlahCade episodes 128 and onwards.
I'm going to stop doing individual posts here because I think those people who are interested would already be following us on the social media channels we use.
But if you're a curmudgeon and hate the...
See http://blahcadepinball.com/2016/03/09/Episode-49-Double-the-Bart.html for episode summary, links, and timings.
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SummaryIt’s all about crowd funding in this BlahCade.
We talk Kickstarter, now that the Doctor Who Kickstarter has successfully funded.
The Zaccaria Steam Greenlight push has succeeded and now Magic Pixel (formerly A.S.K Homework) are...
Before we say anything else...
We ease into this week’s BlahCade gently with some random talk. Then it’s right into the...
Yep, that’s right. It has been thirty-eight weeks since Chris kicked off this little...
Chris and Jared start off this episode talking about TotW and TotM, then it evolves into a free flowing episode about table design, new zen tables, Season 5 table leaks, and other varied topics.
Stay tuned later in the week for the BlahCade Backroom. But...
It’s a full compliment of ‘caders today with Chris, Jared and Kay. We talk about...
Chris and Jared are trying new things. We’re testing out http://Blab.im and think the results speak for themselves...
It’s time for another weekly installment of madness and pinball. This week your hosts Chris and Jared introduce the focus...
Join hosts Chris Friebus and Jared Morgan, along with Kay Pfitzner, as they briefly discuss the results of...
With thanks to our sponsors, Wizard Amusements, we're back again with the 21st installment of the BlahCade...