BlahCade Podcast


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


Episode 82: Last Gasp 2016

This DLC contains the following new features:

  • Festive season wrap-up

  • Cool things to buy yourself

  • Atomic Pinball Collection on Android

  • Arcooda Pinball Arcade news

  • Stern Pinball Arcade release on Mobile and Steam

  • Zen Pinball tuning differences between Android and Steam

Timings

  • Introduction - 0:30

  • Festive Season Wrap-up

    • What did Santa get Jared? - 1:15

    • What did Jared get Kim? - 2:34

    • What did Santa get Chris? - 3:28

    • How a Stress Cube or kinetic toy can cut out The Ums - 6:40

    • What did Chris get Andrea? A Shot Box - 9:54

    • How Lego instructions have evolved since the 80’s - 13:10

    • Relive your manual credit card machine fantasies with Zingo - 17:54

  • Atomic Pinball Collection on Android

    • First impressions - 19:02

    • Cross-buy or cross-grade to Rob-o-bot not available. Deal with it. - 21:34

  • Arcooda Pinball Arcade

    • Cross-grade deal - 24:10

    • How is Arcooda integrating TPA into their PinCabs? - 25:42

    • PinCab as a full MAME and Steam Game Emulator - 27:32

    • How is shipping going to work from Australia - 29:38

  • Stern Pinball Arcade (SPA) release on Android and Steam

    • Why release it in this state? - 32:10

    • Known Issues - 32:46

    • Known Issues should be documented in the What’s New Declaration - 34:34

    • No public Beta Testing for Stern Pinball Arcade could be a bad decision - 35:26

    • Steam SPA is not the same as TPA: hardware upgrades required on Steam - 38:02

    • Android device hardware support confusion - 40:06

    • Steam vs Android and iOS cross-grade frustration - 43:00

    • No graphical shininess in new Stern tables on Mobile. Yet. - 44:02

    • Exercise your right to vote with your wallet - 45:02

    • A glimmer of positivity amongst all the forum negativity - 46:20

    • Accepting the TPA platform for what it is, not what it should be - 47:18

    • What would a new customer think? - 49:34

    • Is Pinball Arcade Fans forum actually a bad advertisement for the product? - 50:16

    • Should Mustang have been the free launch table? - 52:20

  • Zen Pinball tuning on Android is different (worse) compared with PC - 54:34

  • Wrap-up - 56:36

  • Outtro - 58:00

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