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5/1/2018 12:00:00 PM

STERN OF THE UNION ADDRESS – MAY 2018

People have inquired on the timing of when the Stern of the Union Address will be sent out and it will always be on the first Tuesday of every month (holiday and vacation pending!).  Without further ado my fellow pinheads:

Stern Army Updates:

The Stern Army continues to grow and expand, spreading the word of pinball across the globe.  Here are our newest members:

  • Private Arlen Smith out of Calgary, Canada (PinBar Inc)
  • Private Jason Carroll out of Saskatchewan, Canada (Pokey’s Pinball Café)
  • Private Eric Morales out of Washington (Another Castle Arcade)
  • Private Lefty Sitaras out of Washington (Another Castle Arcade)
  • Private Ryan Wanger out of Colorado (Press Play)
  • Private Nick Kelly out of West Virginia (Starport Arcade and Pub)
  • Private Chris Henry out of Florida (The Pinball Alley)
  • Private Aaron Goldberg out of California (Brewski’s Bar & Arcade)
  • Private Donny White out of Florida (Little Shop of Games of Wesley Chapel)
  • Private Sean LaBrecque out of Nevada (A Gamer’s Paradise)
  • Private Adam Kiesler out of Quebec, Canada (North Star)
  • Private William Krusa out of Tennessee (Music City Pinball)
  • Private Jared Guynes out of Texas (The Cidercade)
  • Private Johnny Modica out of California (Round 1)

We are also proud to promote the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Private to Private First Class:

  • Private First Class Alexander Junge out of Ohio (Pins Mechanical)
  • Private First Class Kim Martinez out of Ohio (Level 1)
  • Private First Class Bill Disney out of Pennsylvania (Pinball Gallery 81)
  • Private First Class Josh Karg out of Alabama (BumperNets)
  • Private First Class Bryce Greenfield out of California (Phoenix Games)
  • Private First Class Chris Hebert out of Idaho (Woodland Empire)

For more information or to become a part of the Stern Army, please reach out to SternArmy@sternpinball.com

 

Iron Maiden Official Launch Parties

The official Iron Maiden Launch Party list has been set and will be taking place at over 60 locations!  Check out the final list and location nearest you for your chance to win an official Iron Maiden Launch Party trophy.  This is hosted in conjunction with the IFPA (International Flipper Pinball Association) and the Stern Army.  Official launch parties can only be held at Stern Army locations!  For more information on joining the Stern Army please e-mail sternarmy@sternpinball.com

Also stay tuned to Stern’s Facebook page as we are planning to do a live stream this Thursday (5/3) at 3pm CST on an Iron Maiden Pro to cover different tournament strategies and ways to tackle this game from a competition perspective.

2-May

Flip Side Pinball Bar - Westerly, RI

6-May

Silverball - Columbia, MO

2-May

My Parent's Basement - Avondale Estates, GA

6-May

Tilt Studio - Tempe, AZ

2-May

Pokey's Pinball Café - Saskatchewan, Canada

6-May

Flat Top Johnny's - Cambridge, MA

2-May

M-Brew - Ferndale, MI

6-May

The 1up Lodo - Denver, CO

2-May

J Bo's Pizza and Ribs - Durango, CO

6-May

Blind Squirrel Tavern - Fremont, MI

3-May

Tilt Pinball Bar - Minneapolis, MN

6-May

Buffalo Billiards - Austin, TX

3-May

Pub 340 – Vancouver, BC

6-May

Carpool Bar - Fairfax, VA

4-May

BumperNets – Hoover, AL

6-May

North End Pub - Lafayette, IN

4-May

The Dip – Redding, CA

6-May

Caffetto Coffee Shop - Minneapolis, MN

4-May

Cafe One - Ormond Beach, FL

6-May

Mission Control - Santa Ana, CA

4-May

Lamplighter Pub - Vancouver, BC

6-May

Press Play - Boulder, CO

4-May

Logan Arcade - Chicago, IL

6-May

Brewski's Bar & Arcade - San Diego, CA

4-May

Kidforce Collectibles – Berea, OH

7-May

Stonehedge Family Fun Center - Akron, OH

4-May

Game Galaxy - Smyrna, TN

7-May

Level 1 - Columbus, OH

4-May

A Gamer's Paradise - Las Vegas, NV

8-May

Starport Arcade and Pub - Morgantown, WV

5-May

Harbor Town Pub - San Diego, CA

9-May

Versus Gameplay - Plano, TX

5-May

On Tilt @ AYCE Gogi - Van Nuys, CA

10-May

North Star - Montreal, QC

5-May

The Ice Box - Seattle WA

11-May

Arcade Legacy - Cincinnati, OH

5-May

Level Up Arcade - Eugene, OR

11-May

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum - Farmington Hills, MI

5-May

The 1up Colfax - Denver, CO

11-May

Summit City Brewerks - Fort Wayne, IN

5-May

Padavan's NY Restaurant - St. Charles, MO

12-May

Maria's Bar - Madison, WI

5-May

PinBar Inc - Calgary, AB

12-May

Arcade Super Awesome - Columbus, OH

5-May

Kickback Pinball Café –Pittsburgh, PA

12-May

403 Club - Kansas City, KS

5-May

Pyramid Scheme Bar - Grand Rapids, MI

12-May

Lake Alice Trading Co. - Riverside, CA

5-May

Portal Pinball Arcade - Kennesaw, GA

12-May

Helicon Brewing - Oakdale, PA

5-May

Pocketeer Billiards & Sports Bar - Cheektowaga, NY

13-May

Sunshine Laundromat and Pinball - Brooklyn NY

5-May

Superelectric Pinball Parlor - Cleveland, OH

18-May

Frankenmuth - Frankenmuth, MI

5-May

Gameworks Mall of America - Bloomington, MN

21-May

Flippers Arcade - Grandy, NC

6-May

Cbar – Portland, OR

26-May

Rock Fantasy – Middletown, NY

6-May

Gestalt - San Francisco, CA

4-Jun

Boxcar Bar + Arcade - Raleigh, NC

6-May

Abari Game Bar - Charlotte, NC

   

 

 

Stern at the Midwest Gaming Classic:

For those who were able to attend this year’s Midwest Gaming Classic show, Stern Pinball and Marco Specialities were able to coordinate the largest launch of a new machine in pinball show history!  In total, there were 30 brand new Iron Maiden machines set up with an additional 20 other Stern titles on hand for all spectators to play and enjoy.