I decided that since it was too cold outside to do much more than run to the truck that now would be a good time to try to restore my old Ms Pac-Man game. But first, I need to figure out what’s broken. When dad gave me the game a couple years ago I was […]
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I have several arcade games here in my man cave. An old Ms. PacMan that gave up the smoke a while back and I have yet to repair, a mostly non-functional pole position at my brother-in-laws, and my pride and joy, and a Super Space Fortress Macross that almost no one has ever heard of. […]
Serial # 150836 Processor: GI AY-3-8500-1 I found this in my dad’s attic a long time ago.. I even remember when we first got it and how it lasted all of about 2 weeks before no one would play against me.. Then another 2 weeks before no one at all played it.. K-Mart’s entry into […]
I stumbled across the Starcade website the other day and about lost my lunch. The clothes, the goofy contestants, the oh so cool games from the 80s. For those of you not old enough to remember, video games used to be played at a place called the “arcade“. We would actually leave our house and […]
This is a great example of too much time and too many friends..
Heather Chaplin and Aaron Ruby have put together a great book about the culture of gaming and game developers.. The book follows several of the game world’s masters such as CliffyB (Unreal) and Shigeru Miyamoto (Nitendo) and their rise to the top of the gaming world.. Weaving game developer events with the history of gaming […]
The Guild Wars Factions preview is this weekend.. I got a chance to log in early this morning and take a quick run around the new frontiers.. I like the new classes.. Still not sure whther I would prefer to run an assassin or ritualist, or even what would make good secondaries, so since I […]