…that’s someone who likes WINE…
Rehoboth Beach DE – Pinball, Summer 2013
“The Wizard Of Oz” Pinball Game – number #247 of 1000
When I finally got to play this game (kids before me did well and played awhile), I sucked at it.
If you’ve played pinball for decades, you occasionally run across games that you just don’t master in 10 minutes…and this was one of mine. For some reason I just didn’t get the hang of it, and at $1 a play, I decided that 3 games was plenty of fail!!
I loved the aesthetics of the game: glittering ruby slippers as flippers (!), the upper level spinning Kansas house, the yellow brick road on the playing field, the spooky tree bumpers, the eerie Wizard’s green head, the nightmarish flying monkeys, and multi ball – what’s not to love? It’s truly a work of art and fun.
Check out the impressive number tag – love the quippy quote from the movie.
The lights and sounds are fascinating, and maybe I got distracted. It may be an easy game to some, but it stumped me. I hate when that happens. I would recommend it, however – just because I didn’t get it, doesn’t mean it’s not playable or fun. To me, I relate it to “Flappy Bird”…so frustrating, you feel compelled to keep playing so you can win. I do enjoy TV and movie-based games, and I believe they’re not meant to stump and torment you. For this reason, I’ll play again, sometime, somewhere. If I ever get a chance and tons of money to blow on a game, I’ll try it again…and maybe this time I’ll consume several glasses of wine beforehand!
Northwestern University Native American Literature Group Project
My name is Steve Davies and welcome to my personal genealogy blog! Created to update and communicate with family members on all the effort I put into learning more about our shared ancestor history.
Creative Exploration in Words and Pictures
Designer, and other useful things.
by Thomas Cochran
A hub for learning about tattoo history
Welcome to the National Park Service's official blog for America's National Parks in the Pacific. Join us as we EXPLORE our Natural Wonders, CELEBRATE our Unique Cultures & HONOR our Heroes. Aloha, Talofa, & Hafa Adai!
Stuff and things.
What's New, Interesting, Historic, or the Best in Design from Atlanta to Savannah and way beyond.
Find My Art Featured On... Zazzle
"We make bitter better."
A non-comprehensive collection
the art of decolonization
wine wasted on the young and thrifty.
This WordPress.com site is the bee's knees
Discovering Your Ancestors - One Gene at a Time
....random observations, personal revelations and other junk-ations
Documenting the Ancestors
** OFFICIAL Site of Artist Ray Ferrer **
Sustainable Farming, Permaculture, Gardening and Homesteading in Ohio
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside ⚓
Indulge- Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences
The latest Zazzle news, gift guides, designer interviews & more!
Life and Sailing on Mid-Chesapeake Bay
Writing, Publishing, and Life in the Great North Woods
Florida diving and other hot spots!
Nature Photography by Jeffrey Foltice
WordPress.com is the best place for your personal blog or business site.
Millennial. Blogger. Happy soul.
Yummy food. Pithy commentary. Pretty pictures.
Misadventures From Around the Globe