December 9th , 2004

Welcome to our coverage of Pinball Expo 2004 - the biggest pinball show around and we've got the reports to match.

Factory Tour: Not only do we show you around Stern Pinball as they make Elvis games, we also have video clips of the various stages of production.

Seminars: Twenty speakers took part in the seminars this year and we've got the details of all their talks.

Fireside Chats: Brian Eddy, Dan Forden, John Youssi, Greg Freres and Lyman Sheats talks about Medieval Madness while George Gomez talks about his career in pinball and Doug Watson reveals the stories behind his art.

Halls and banquet: We examine to games available to play, the vendors selling pinball stuff and hear from Pat Lawlor about the state of the industry.

You can also see our day-by-day reports written at the end of each show day.

Day 1 - The factory tour, the first day of seminars and the opening of the hall in the evening followed by the first fireside chat.

Day 2 - More seminars, the re-opening of the hall in the evening and the second fireside chat.

Day 3 - The auction, signing session and a final seminar plus the banquet, the end of the qualifying for the tournament and lots more pinball playing overnight.

Day 4 -Tournaments reach their final rounds followed by the presentations, more play in the halls and the close of the show.

And our unique look at the show:

3 Minute Expo - Take our three minute tour of the Pinball Expo exhibit halls.  Spot the games, the people and the bargains.  42MB AVI file


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