A legend among the pinball designers: Steve Ritchie!
Steve has already styled other bestsellers such as the "High Speed", "Star Trek: The next Generation" und "Spider-Man". Also for the latest Stern pinball, the "AC/DC", he is responsible.
We are proud that we were able to win Steve for the Pinballcenter Flipper Festival 2012 and are looking forward to him!
Steve will be definitely on site on the international tournament day.
On Saturday Steve gladly sign pinball machines, which are on the Pinballcenter Festival. Talk to him when he is there! Steve is always happy about a small talk and taking photos with him.
Back Glasses, Aprons and other parts will not signed on Saturday. Due to the expected rush, these parts should not be brought to the Edwin-Scharff-Haus on Saturday! On Sunday there will be a possibility, see below.
10:00 - 12:00 Clock
Lecture and discussion on the development of the current AC/DC pinball.
Together with Martin Wiest Steve will mediate exciting information and show previously unpublished images through the development of the newest pinball machine.
Steve Ritchie's story contains also the aspects of licensing, the initial ideas and Steves passion for rock music. 35 years in the development of pinball, the AC/DC is just a small part of Steve's vast experience. Surely many questions occur to you, which Steve will gladly answer following the lecture. In this lecture you will get the unique opportunity to purchase translites signed by Steve.
Steve is accompanied in his presentation by Martin Wiest. Like no other, Martin has helped to shape the German pinball scene. He co-founded the first German Pinball Association, is an avid collector and a recognized technology expert. Martin is regularly in the U.S. and has many contacts with pinball designers, artists and programmers. Not only on the Pinball Expo Martin lectured in the United States several times and has so successfully represent the German pinball scene. To him we owe the meeting with Steve Ritchie here in Germany!
That you should definitely not miss! For the lecture a registration is necessarily required!
Send an e-mail with the subject "Lecture Steve Ritchie" at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us the full names of persons who wish to sign up to it. Registration only possible at the tournament management on-site.
The talk does not cost additional contribution, but without registration is not possible to participate!
12:00 - 15:00 Clock
Meet & Greet with Steve Ritchie: photos, signatures, interesting conversations - Steve is looking forward to a nice, casual afternoon with you! Of course he is not only a passionate pinball designer. Try to talk about fast cars or motorcycles ...
After consulting with us you can bring in pinball parts to sign on Sunday. Please write us an email, so we can plan. In any case, the parts do not remain in the Edwin-Scharff-Haus. Bring in - sign it - and back out with it!