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Arcade Personal Hi Score Update – Part 2

Managed to upgrade a couple of my live personal bests over the weekend, Managed to get 128,350 on Mr. Do! and 139,590 on Pac-Man.   The Pac-Man score certainly isn’t the world record, but it’s my personal best on an arcade machine in public.  It’s also one of the higher “non-stoodley” scores at the barn.

 
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Arcade Barn Personal Hi Score Update

Just got my own personal best on an arcade machine playing Pac-Man, exactly 100,000 points. Mostly freehand play but it won’t be my last score on this game this weekend

 
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MAME delights – driving cab version

Published on 09/30/2011 by in MAME

Following on from the outrun cab arriving, a bunch of work was done to make it usable which amongst a lot of different things, included wiring up the Ultimarc A-PAC board to the existing cabinet loom and squeezing a PC neatly into the back so it could easily be removed.  It had always been my

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Another Friday, Another Cabinet

Or so it feels like – not really, just the way the arrivals have been scheduled – read on for a little surprise on the retro gaming front of a new addition to the family.

 
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Parts Suppliers – Way Too Slow For Today’s Marketplace

Published on 09/14/2011 by in Blog

Wondering where great british customer service went? Bored of waiting days for your supplier to process your order? We talk about our experience of ordering parts and the “when we can be bothered” attitude of the vendor.

 
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Hyper Sports – Cleaned Up

Well, here we are, less than 24 hours later, a little bit of TLC and some elbow grease and we have a fully working 2 player Hyper Sports machine. There is no earthly reason why someone had hacked it down to one player. Can’t wait to get a working Track & Field board for this

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Hyper Sports has landed

It’s here!! Just arrived, time for the usual pre-flight checks before plugging in. But first……… A brew!

 
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Holy Grail Cab On Its Way – Hyper Sports

Its confirmed, its being picked up tomorrow. I’m quite excited about this….. A Hyper Sports cab is coming to RGP Towers. Not an original one, but at least a working PCB and Monitor. Its been butchered a bit and only has controls for one player but we’ll soon sort that out. My expert cab removal

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Welcome

Published on 09/08/2011 by in Blog

Just writing a quick first post to say hello to everyone and to say thanks to Julian for the invite and Luke for setting it up.

 
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Retro Games Party Part III – Blackburn, 3rd September 2011

Published on 08/23/2011 by in Event Announcements

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