PAPA Tutorial on Batman Dark Knight

PAPA tutorials are back with a vengeance! Grab some popcorn and clear your schedule for Bowen’s walkthrough on Stern Pinball’s Batman Dark Knight.

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Click the HD button on the lower right to view the tutorial at its highest quality.

For the vertical camera only version, click here.

Batman blog post referenced in the tutorial is found here.


  1. May 25, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    WHOA. The new format is epic. Definitely needs to be seen in HD in full screen. I prefer having the dot matrix on the upper right. Maybe cycling images could go on the left along with the comments replays, etc?

    This must have been a ton of editing work, but it really looks great!

    Oh, also NICE BALL TWO Bowen. Jeesh!

  2. David
    May 25, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    Excellent format, Bowen! Heaps of effort gone in to this, much appreciated!

    Damn, your skills are good. As is your table knowledge.

  3. bowen
    May 26, 2011 at 2:54 am


    Thanks to the rest of the PAPA crew for making the new format. It’s the same for me, I just try to play the game 😉

  4. Mc
    May 26, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Thanks again for a wonderful video. The new format is great too (especially having the vertical version too so I can watch it twice).

  5. tomdotcom
    May 26, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    Cool format, I do like the straight over the top versions better though, probably less work for you too. That way the screen is alot bigger 😉

  6. Nick Safehaven
    May 26, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Love the new format. Especially loved the highlighted sections on the left screen further illustrating your points. Also enjoyed seeing you in the upper right. Answered a few questions I had about bumping.

  7. jonatan
    May 27, 2011 at 7:13 am

    Bowen, that 30 second speeded up game afterwards, did you actually break the 1B there?

  8. MHS
    May 27, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    The 30-second clip at the end of the video doesn’t include all of the footage shot for the hurry-up. It’s a a few of the highlights along the way and then the big billion ending. More video exists of bowen talking through the hurry-up, but the tutorial was just too long as it was, so it got sped up like that.

  9. bowen
    May 28, 2011 at 1:06 am

    Unfortunately the actual hurry-up wasn’t scored for a billion by itself, since it timed down a little before I shot the center.

    The hurry-up itself scored for 979 million, but it did put the score for the overall game over 1 billion. The display on the left can’t hold more than nine digits, so it shows as “045,440,760” (at the 32:12 mark of the video).

    Astoundingly, if I also had the Batmobile mini-mine, that hurry-up would have been worth nearly 2 billion.

  10. June 3, 2011 at 1:41 am

    Thanks for the shout out to our zine. The video is pretty cool.

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