Rehabbing a Satomi/Sammy/Three Star Arrangeball machine #Gaming #Pachinko @nicole_express
“Oh, what’d you get there? A new pachinko machine?” “It’s technically not a pachinko machine, though it does use pachinko balls, and a pachinko launcher…” “So it’s a new pachinko machine.” Such is the conversation between Nicole Express and their fiancée.
What is this new machine? What have I gotten myself into? Is this the beginning of the analog age of Nicole Express? One thing’s for sure: it may be new to me, but it’s definitely not new.
The Satomi/Sammy/Three Star Arrangeball. It really does look like a pachinko machine, doesn’t it?
But look closer. On a pachinko machine of the era, like my Nishijin Power Flash Thunderbird, you’d see an open tray here, where you’d put the metal balls that you leased from the parlor. Your winnings would also flow into this tray, as the Thunderbird is an “auto-loader”.
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