BlahCade Podcast


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


  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Episode 99: A Mother of Days

    One episode away from the big one! The 100th episode! Jared recounts what was a pretty dodgy Mother’s Day, and then we shake it off and get into pinball. We discuss the lineup Jared was looking forward to at Netherworld for the Brisbane Pinball Club May meet. Then…

    on farsight, ebd, clear-coating

  8. Episode 98: Clear the Field

    Two episodes away from the 100th episode! The first half covers the scant news available at the moment for digital pinball releases. This eases us all into the second half with the now inevitable chat about Chris' pinballs. It’s all about clear-coating this time around as he gets…

    on farsight, ebd, firepower, clear-coating

  9. Episode 97: Implausibility Goggles to Max

    As we work towards our 100th episode, we break the episode into real pinball, and digital pinball. Chris decided to rip the guts out of his Firepower and make the first baby steps to clear-coating. Then we talk about the FarSight Month of BugFixes changelog (it’s frickin huuuuuge)…

    on farsight, ebd, leaderboards

  10. Episode 96: Bugs, Scores and leaderboards

    We start the show by swapping tourney stories, including a bit of bush field repair on a Twilight Zone by Jared. Then we lead into a big chat about FarSight’s "Month of Bugfixes" and revisit the Leaderboard reset we talked about in the last episode. A Chris' Adventures…

    on farsight, ebd, leaderboards, zaccaria