Stern of the Union Address – December 2022

Stern of the Union Address – December 2022

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:

James Bond 007:

Stern Experience at the Pinball Hall of Fame:

Stern Pinball presents the “Stern Experience”, exclusively at the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas!  Read the full press release to learn all about this flagship showroom showcasing all the hottest and latest Stern pinball machines featuring the award-winning Insider Connected platform!

Insider ConnectedTM:

Stern Pinball keeps expanding its award-winning Insider Connected platform with new features benefiting both players and operators across home and commercial environments.  New upcoming features are coming soon so be on the lookout!

In the meantime, test yourself and participate in our next Global Leaderboard!  Find your nearest Stern pinball machine featured on our current worldwide Leaderboard via any connected machine. Log in with your Insider Connected account at your home or a location near you to climb up the ranks, follow the action, and see who will emerge victorious and earn those ultimate bragging rights! As always, we’ll also be running a verified location leaderboard showcasing who the true grand champion is!

Brewcade Hopping with Stern Pinball:

When you walk into Mustang Sally Brewing Company, you know you came to the right place. Located just outside Washington D.C., the combination of brews and pins fills the room with smiling faces.

Don’t believe us? Check out the latest episode of Brewcade Hopping!

For more information on how to make your brewery flip out, visit here!

Home Editions in time for the Holidays:

In need of a stocking stuffer in time for the holidays?  It’s last call on the Home Editions so reach out to your local dealer today while supplies last!

Gameroom of the Month:

Congrats to Brett Gens 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 for your chance to win an exclusive Stern Swag Pack!

ESPN 1000 Waddle & Silvy’s Holiday Parody:

Want to show your holiday spirit?  This is the way

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 Gonzalo Martinez of California (Long Beach Beer Lab)
  • Private Oyvind Moll of Norway (Work-Work)
  • Private Derek Sanders of Minnesota (Tailgater’s)
  • Private Lukasz Wisniewski of Poland (Jack Bar)
  • Private Ben Clement of Arizona (Catalina Brewing Co.)
  • Private Ben McGee of Florida (Taproom)
  • Private Sterling Martin of Georgia (Balls of Steel)
  • Private David Whiteside of Alabama (Cahaba Brewing)
  • Private Tony Batti of Canada (The Hidden Spot)
  • Private Rob Horvath of Michigan (Milford House Bar & Grill)
  • Private Mike Wolff of Washington (1up Lounge)
  • Private Michael Grano of Ohio (Collision Bend Brewing Company)

Congratulations to the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant:

  • Staff Sergeant Brad Steinke of Minnesota (BlainBrook Bowl)
  • Staff Sergeant Bryan C of North Carolina (Boxcar Bar + Arcade)
  • Staff Sergeant Augustus Eustis of Massachusetts (Southern NH Pinball Club)
  • Staff Sergeant Schuyler Lane of California (The Dip)
  • Staff Sergeant Barry Gluckstein of New York (Pocketeer Billiards & Sports Bar)
  • Staff Sergeant Bruce Nightingale of New York (Rochester Pinball Collective)
  • Staff Sergeant Mike Frasca of Maryland (Crabtowne)

Congratulations to the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Corporal to Sergeant:

  • Sergeant Eric Sutton of North Carolina (Cape Fear Wine & Beer)
  • Sergeant Jason Lynch of Australia (Empire Alternacade & Events)
  • Sergeant Dan Bitterlich and Steve Webb (Quazar’s Arcade and Peacock Billiards)

Congratulations to the following Stern Army members on their promotion from Private to Private First Class:

  • Private First Class Gavin Drogemuller of Australia (The Park Coomera)
  • Private First Class Joseph Fox of Delaware (Delaware Pinball Collective)
  • Private First Class Dylan Snow of Oregon (Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade)
  • Private First Class Rob Presley of Ohio (The Attic on Adams, Heavy Beer Co., and The Ottawa Tavern)
  • Private First Class Neil McRae of England (Flip Out London)
  • Private First Class John Karalis of Wisconsin (NerdHaven Arcade)

For more information and to join the Stern Army, please reach out to

Stern Army logoStern Army event

Brewery of the Month:

Congrats to Mikerphone Brewing of Elk Grove Village, Illinois 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 for your chance to be featured as our next winner!

Stern Pro Circuit:

Congrats to all competitors at the final Stern Pro Circuit events to close out the season.  In the end, Eric Stone took down the OBX Flippers Fall Tournament, Bowen Kerins survived the 24 Hour Final Battle at the Sanctum, and Raymond Davidson emerged victorious at the Free Play Florida Stern Pro Circuit tournament!  For full details on the Stern Pro Circuit and to keep up with the current standings and schedule, please visit –

Upcoming Stern Pro Circuit Events:

Status of Code:

We are continuously working to update and improve software for our machines.  There are always code updates and bug fixes in various stages of development; we will release them upon update completion.  If you would like to join our mailing list for code updates, please send an e-mail to  If you do encounter any bugs please feel free to provide information to  Get Connected and play!

Code updates and read me files are available at


Fly By Night to the Dead Flip channel to watch a replay of world champion and Stern software engineer Raymond Davidson’s One Little Victory as he blows up Rush!


Check out our Stern Shop for all accessories, collectibles, clothing and more including this month’s featured item, our brand new winter merch and collectibles in time for the holidays!

Stern Pinball accessories are also available to purchase from your local authorized dealer –

The post Stern of the Union Address – December 2022 first appeared on Old School Gamer Magazine.

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