#07 Collecting and Connecting

We talk about collecting cartridges, DNS issues, hand sanitizers, and some more.

#06 Sanitize It

We share lots of news items, the main one being a big app update. We also spend some moments with Beth, discussing the impact the app development has had on her life. Clark shares his thoughts on the app. And as usual, we discuss stats and tips. Thanks for listening.

#05 Tile After Tile

We celebrate our 2018 accomplishments, wallow a bit in early 2019 setbacks, and then look forward to a bright future where everything’s great. Scott shares his fantasy pinball machine about broken machines. And for some reason we start talking about old people using Windows Phone. Also, Danny sings us a theme song, and later he talks about his own fantasy machine, Isaac Newton’s Pinball Party.

#04 Map Or Die

In this episode we talk about the total app rewrite, and Scott interviews Beth about it. Scott also interviews Elijah about being a pinball technician. And pinball poet laureate of the west, Daniel O’Mahoney, shares a pinball poem! Enjoy?

#03: Map Tech Tech Tech Tech

In this episode we recognize some listener feedback, and then Ryan asks his dad how we got our Paragon machine. We then discuss in detail our ongoing transition from the Google Maps API to an alternative, as well as moving some of our stuff from Heroku to AWS. We interview Portland operator Chris Rhodes about his new bar/arcade, Wedgehead! We discuss about what to do with your hands when it’s not your turn to play. And we have some FUN stats to share. Then we dip in with Danny B to talk about the role pinball played in his drug recovery. Finally, we have a tip that operators can use if they want to get more out of the Pinball Map. Thanks for listening!

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Wedgehead: https://wedgeheadpdx.com/
Danny B: https://dannybelrose.com/

#02: Swap Stories

In this episode we got: Two new Pinball Map t-shirts! We started a Patreon! We dip in with Danny B. We talk map tech, telling you how we keep the site in the black (in terms of memory). Map stats. We interview Beth about the full Pinball Map app rewrite she’s working on. We discuss about an intriguing topic: what is a public location, I mean really? And finally, we give a quick Pinball Map tip.

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Danny B: https://dannybelrose.com/

#01: The Plunge

Pinball Map is a mappin’ site for finding public pinball machines. It’s pretty popular, and we’ve been working on it for 10 years. In this inaugural episode of Mappin’ Around with Scott & Ryan, we introduce ourselves and the map, lay out the technical specs of the site, and discuss recent and forthcoming updates. Then we dip in with esteemed location player, Danny B, to see what he has to say. We also choose the Username of the Month, and quiz Scott about last month’s map usage statistics. We round out the episode by telling you what’s coming up.

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