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From 1970 until Today

The Golden Era (1970s-1980s): Pinball hit its stride during the '70s and '80s, experiencing its golden age. The introduction of solid-state electronics replaced mechanical parts, making machines more reliable and gameplay more complex. Classics like "The Addams Family" and "Indiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure" stole the limelight.


The Fall and Resurgence (1990s-Present): The rise of video games in the '80s and '90s brought a decline in pinball's popularity. Many manufacturers shut their doors. But pinball is a phoenix that keeps rising from the ashes. Enthusiasts and collectors such as Ludovic Lévy (founder and CEO of Brussels Pinball Museum) preserve vintage machines, and new companies produce innovative pinball games, ushering in a renaissance.


Competitive Pinball (2000s-Present): Pinball found a new lease on life in the world of competition. The International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) and similar organizations gave birth to competitive pinball. Tournaments, leagues, and championships draw players from all corners of the globe, turning this classic game into a thrilling sport.

Today, pinball is more than just a game. It's a captivating journey through time, a blend of art and technology, and a symbol of resilience. The flashing lights, mesmerizing sounds, and the clatter of steel balls continue to captivate players, old and new. With modern tech, themes, and creativity, pinball remains a timeless thrill, inviting players to embark on a never-ending quest for the perfect high score.

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