STERN OF THE UNION ADDRESS – JUNE 2023
The Stern of the Union Address, your monthly resource for news, information and highlights on all things Stern Pinball. Without further ado my fellow pinheads:
The Foo Fighters Tour is underway and there are more badges to earn! Scan in and play any connected Foo Fighters machine on each tour date to earn that show’s badge. Earn all the badges on the tour, and you’ll be awarded a special gold “Overlord Badge”.
And while on tour, make a pit stop and check out this incredible unboxing video from our International Distributor Cocamatic Pinball.
James Bond 007:
Our friends at IGN unboxed James Bond 007 and gave a closer look at all the gadgets, sounds, and fun that comes with a brand new machine. Enjoy!
Get a behind the scenes look at the award-winning James Bond 007 pinball machine featuring the films from the first James Bond (Sean Connery). The iconic, genre-defining franchise has been immortalized in this action-packed pinball adventure highlighting James Bond’s most famous assignments. Players are immersed into the world of espionage, tackling assignments, teaming up with key allies, and stopping SPECTRE’s villainous schemes.
One of the most beloved games of all-time just got better with the new line of official accessories for Godzilla. Go, go… to your official Stern reseller to upgrade your Godzilla pinball gaming experience today!
When you step foot inside Uncle Bear’s Brewery, Taproom & Yard you aren’t just getting a world-class brewery, but an entire arcade with Dangerzone Arcade! What could be better? Check out the latest episode of Brewcade Hopping!
Flippin’ Entertainment Centers:
Family-fun entertainment is the lifeblood of Tilt Studio in Tempe, Arizona. With over 170 arcade and pinball machines under one roof, there is no better place for FUN than Tilt Studio! Check out the latest episode of Flippin’ Entertainment Centers!
Gameroom of the Month:
Congrats to Chris Davis for winning Gameroom of the Month! Do you have a special home gameroom you want to share with the world? Submit your incredible gameroom directly to Insider@sternpinball.com for your chance to win an exclusive Stern Swag Pack!
Stern Army Updates:
The Stern Army continues to grow with troops spreading the gospel of pinball across the globe. Here are our newest troops and the pinball locations they support:
- Private Ryan Jurado of Michigan (Pinball Pete’s)
- Private Jillian Towne of New Hampshire (Tokens Taproom)
- Private Julia Sprossmann of Germany (Eco Kart Frankfurt)
- Private Rob McDole of Florida (Flippin’ Great Pinball)
- Private Marcus Jeppsson of Sweden (Slapsave Pinball)
- Private Sam Swain of Kansas (The Arcade)
Congratulations to the following Stern Army troops on their promotion from Staff Sergeant to Sergeant First Class:
- Sergeant First Class Doug Polka of Pennsylvania (Kickback Pinball Café and Shorty’s Pins X Pints)
- Sergeant First Class Dave Aceto of Maine (Arcadia National Bar)
- Sergeant First Class Andy Rosa of Michigan (Richfield Bowl and Bavarian Inn Lodge)
Congratulations to the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant:
- Staff Sergeant Heather Kendrick of Michigan (The Avenue Cafe)
- Staff Sergeant Dwain Marchant of North Carolina (Reboot Arcade Bar and Boxcar Bar + Arcade)
- Staff Sergeant Ryan Clancy of Wisconsin (Bounce Milwaukee)
- Staff Sergeant Mike Burgess of Indiana (Fort Wayne Pinball Wizard’s World Arcade)
Congratulations to the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Corporal to Sergeant:
- Sergeant Michael Palero of California (Chaparral Lanes and Riverside Game Lab)
- Sergeant Tony Evans of South Carolina (Asheville Retrocade and Granby Grill)
- Sergeant Dale Geiger of Virginia (Maltese Brewing Company)
Congratulations to the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Specialist to Corporal:
- Corporal David Dahl-Hansson of Sweden (Pinballseye)
- Corporal Michael Joyce of Wisconsin (Player 2 Arcade Bar)
- Corporal Whayne Rouse of Indiana (Zanzabar and Recbar)
- Corporal Erik Thoren of Wisconsin (District 82 Pinball)
- Corporal Derek Thomson of Canada (Arkadium Retro Arcade)
Congratulations to the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Private First Class to Specialist:
- Specialist Sean Davis of Kentucky (Mile Wilde Brewing Company)
- Specialist George Courtney of Florida (Reboot)
- Specialist Eric Pearson of Pennsylvania (Northland Bowl)
- Specialist Bre Reynolds of Ohio (Level One Bar and Arcade)
- Specialist Kelly Thomson of Utah (Arcade Galactic)
- Specialist Jordan Lamoreaux of Arizona (Dangerzone Arcade)
For more information and to join the Stern Army, please reach out to SternArmy@sternpinball.com
Brewery of the Month:
Congrats to Revival Brewcade of Calgary, Canada for winning Brewery of the Month! Everyone knows that there’s no better combo than pinball and beer! Do you have a special brewery you want to share with the world? Submit your brewery pictures directly to Insider@sternpinball.com for your chance to be featured as our next winner!
Stern Pro Circuit:
Congrats to all competitors at this year’s Pinfest IFPA Stern Pro Circuit event. In the end, Raymond Davidson emerged victorious! For full details on the Stern Pro Circuit and to keep up with the current standings and schedule, please visit – https://sternpinball.com/stern-pro-circuit/
|2023 Stern Pro Circuit Rankings – Top 10|
|1st||Jared August||West Bloomfield Township, MI|
|4th||Travis Murie||Oklahoma City, OK|
|5th||Steven Bowden||Palatine, IL|
|6th||Keith Elwin||Carlsbad, CA|
|7th||Neil Graf||Appleton, WI|
|8th||Luke Nahorniak||Lonsdale, MN|
|9th||Raymond Davidson||Elk Grove Village, IL|
|10th||Zach McCarthy||Conifer, CO|
Upcoming Stern Pro Circuit Events:
|Stern Pro Circuit Event||Date||Tournament Details|
|Cactus Jack’s Silverball Showdown||6/16-18||https://cactusjackssilverballshowdown.com/|
|YEGPIN Match Play Championship||7/20-23||https://www.yegpin.com/|
Stern Pro Circuit Championship:
Relive the 2020 Stern Pro Circuit Championship each Saturday on Stern’s YouTube channel! Game 1 featured some of the top competitors in the world playing the award-winning Godzilla!
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Merch and Accessories:
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