BlahCade Podcast


Digital Pinball, Real Pinball, Movies, Snacks (but mostly Digital Pinball)


  1. Episode 109: Work Work

    It’s an off-week in pinball news so we delve into a bit of sneaky location pinball talk first. Because we work in different industries, it’s interesting to see what we each feel comfortable with in our day jobs. Perhaps you can relate to what we’…

    on netherworld, career

  2. Episode 108: Portland Pinball Places

    This episode is basically one big Portland Pinball trip report. And there’s nothing wrong with that because Portland has probably the best pinball scene in the US. Chris talks about two venues where he spend a lot of time, but not a lot of quarters. We also touch…

    on farsight, portland, pinball, star wars, firepower 2

  3. Episode 107: Sounds Hard

    We dive into the newly released beta on Android for Black Knight (emulated!) and Firepower 2. There’s a few tweety clues floating around about potential upcoming digital releases from Stern, and Zen for Android. There’s also some insight into how much effort is put into capturing…

    on farsight, zen, PFX3, Black Knight, Firepower 2

  4. Episode 106: Drop It Like It's Hawt

    Lots of digital pinball talk this episode when we delve into Farsight’s releases and clues, and the huge announcement from Zen Studios. You can see what’s going on in the show notes so get listening and enjoy. Download and Listen Support the Show You can purchase…

    on farsight, zen, PFX3, Wipeout, Firepower 2

  5. Episode 105: Touch my Glow Balls

    We finally have some digital pinball to talk about! Well, Jared does. Chris has yet to play the Wipeout beta on Steam. We also talk about some new ball packs in TPA that are actually worth buying. You also get to hear gameplay thoughts about a rarely seen pinball, Transporter:…

    on farsight, transporter, wipeout, gottlieb, premier, batman

  6. Episode 104: Dessert Fries Blah

    With the lack of any digital pinball news this week, we honour the "blah" in the show title and go off the playfield into other topics. We talk about some "retro" games (90’s are retro, right) and how there was a tipping point in the 90’s…

    on netherworld, zen, stern, e3, diabetes

  7. Episode 103: Focus!

    Have you ever played a Woodrail pinball and wondered why anyone in the day wanted to? Chris talks about his experience playing two older EMs and how gameplay has changed (for the better) over the years. We then discuss how your memory of playing a pinball table fades, and clouds…

    on farsight, t2, em, woodrail, T-shirt, kickstarter

  8. Episode 102: Trololo

    After a history lesson about a melodic meme we get stuck into some tuning talk. Then prompted by a thread on the Pinball Arcade Fans forum, we discuss the logistics of wrapping up legacy platforms. We get the regular update about Firepower, where Chris gets frisky with frisket. Finally we…

    on farsight, firepower, frisket, t2, paragon, cirqus, tuning

  9. Episode 101: Mr Hart, whatta mess!

    Bathing in the afterglow of the 100th episode, we explore the task of masking off a playfield with frisket and how the devil is in the detail. We then have a big chat about digital pinball including Paragon, tuning changes for mobile, the high production values of the Dialled In…

    on farsight, firepower, clear-coating, frisket, paragon, tuning

  10. Episode 100: Szás

    Einhundert. Szás. Sto. Cent. Céad. Cento. Een honderd. However you say it, the day has finally arrived. We celebrate over 125 hours of talking about pinball, movies and snacks by (no surprises here) talking about pinball, movies and snacks. Some special guests from FarSight drop in to say g’…

    on farsight, jeff, mike, rob, celebration