Making Austin Weird: Pinball Cake

From now until the awesomeness that is Maker Faire Austin, I’ll be highlighting projects that you can find at Travis County Fairgrounds on 10/18-19. Tickets here; see you there!


What a wonderful combination:

We will be creating a functioning pinball machine cake entitled “Maker Cake.” Maker Faire attendees will have the opportunity to play real pinball on this cake. There will be mechanics to put the ball into play, working flippers, lights, sounds, pop bumpers, scoring, and of course, cake.

Especially if you haven’t played pinball in a few years, definitely check this out: the more digital our lives become, the more enjoyable the steel ball bouncing around gets:)

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