If you've been a regular reader here at WOBM.com, you know that I never let an opportunity to visit the Jersey Jack Pinball factory in Lakewood pass me by. I made my third visit this past weekend to get an early look at their highly anticipated 3rd game, which was designed by a pinball legend.
Jersey Jack Pinball in Lakewood has an interesting dilemma - how do you follow up two of the most iconic properties of all time, The Wizard of Oz and The Hobbit? Well, if you're them, you team up with one of the most iconic pinball designers of all time and go all in.
If you travel New Hampshire Ave or Airport Rd in Lakewood, you're used to the scenery - industrial parks in grey, nondescript buildings. What you may not know is that in one of those buildings, the gaming industry is being revolutionized.
Yesterday, I told you about my visit to the Jersey Jack Pinball factory in Lakewood. It was by far one of the coolest factory tours that I've ever taken (and I got a tour of the Hershey Ice Cream factory years ago!).
There are few things more classic to the American experience than setting yourself up in front of a pinball machine and blasting the silver ball around. In the last 15 years or so, it's been hard to find new innovation in the pinball field, but one Ocean County company is changing that.