Pinball: A Graphic History of the Silver Ball

By Andrew Peloquin  |  April 11, 2022


Pinball: A Graphic History of the Silver Ball

Pinball addicts rejoice: this book by Jon Chad takes you on a deep-dive into your favorite game, giving you never-before-seen insights into one of the oldest and most beloved arcade games in the world.

Starting with the game’s origins in the court of King Louis XIV, you follow pinball’s journey to the New World, through two World Wars, and all the way to modern day, where it’s still revered and adored by players of all ages. But it’s not just a history book; it also illustrates the physics, artistry, and even the cultural significance of the game. So buckle up and get ready to learn everything there is to know about the silver ball.


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