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Tag: Arcade

Classic Arcade Game Gauntlet Is Returning #NeedFoodBadly

Classic Arcade Game Gauntlet Is Returning #NeedFoodBadly
1985′s Gauntlet was an amazing game that I spent way too many hours (and quarters) playing in the arcade. So I’m excited for its return so I can add even more hours to my record. Gauntlet fans have been waiting for this for some time.

Classic Arcade Wristwatch: Game and Watch, Literally.

Classic Arcade Wristwatch: Game and Watch, Literally.
Looking for a new watch? Love video games? Then you’ll love the Classic Arcade watch. Granted, it’s bulky, but the fact that it looks like you’ve got a miniature arcade strapped onto your wrist more than makes up for it.
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Briefcase Arcade Machine: Arcade Man Mk. V

Briefcase Arcade Machine: Arcade Man Mk. V
Tired of hosting his Arcade Club’s gaming sessions at home, Travis Reynolds made the Briefcade. Arcade Club, Assemble!… Somewhere else.

Arcade Lights Bring the Arcade Experience Home (Minus the Games)

Arcade Lights Bring the Arcade Experience Home (Minus the Games)
While many of us fans of classic arcade games would love to have a whole roomful of old arcade cabinets, we don’t always have the space, the money, or the understanding significant other to allow for such dalliances.

Vintage Arcade Skee-Ball Machine: Quarters Not Required

Vintage Arcade Skee-Ball Machine: Quarters Not Required
Back before your fancy video games and Oculus Rift goggles, there was Skee-Ball. Old-timey? Yes. But a very fun game of skill (and luck). Now you can prove that you are the ultimate old timey gamer with your very own vintage arcade Skee-Ball machine.

LEGO Custom Arcade Machines with a Punk Rocker to Pump Quarters in Them

LEGO Custom Arcade Machines with a Punk Rocker to Pump Quarters in Them
If you have a LEGO town set up in your home, chances are it needs an arcade. A town without an arcade is just… well, sad. Luckily for you there are these Lego City Arcade Machines.

Turn Your Fridge into a Vintage Arcade Cabinet

Turn Your Fridge into a Vintage Arcade Cabinet
Sadly, most of us don’t have room – or the spare cash – for a proper arcade cabinet in our homes. It is still fun to pretend though. And now through the magic of decals and Etsy you can turn your fridge into a retro arcade cabinet.

Nintendo DS Turned into Tiny Arcade Cabinet: 1DS

Nintendo DS Turned into Tiny Arcade Cabinet: 1DS
We’ve seen a full-sized arcade cabinet hacked to control a Nintendo DS. Redditor button-masher decided to cram the handheld into a tiny arcade cabinet instead. Then he went to great lengths to make it look like a real arcade cabinet, adding tiny joysticks and buttons, a marquee and even a couple of coin slots.

Plush Frogger Frog on a Log

Plush Frogger Frog on a Log
I’m a sucker for anything related to classic arcade video games. If I only had all of those quarters back (and invested them wisely,) I would be a very rich man. Regardless, I figure I’m pretty rich thanks to all of the fun times I had playing them.

Click Arcade Button Watch: 24-Hour Combo

Click Arcade Button Watch: 24-Hour Combo
Watchmaker Click is making a name for itself by incorporating mechanisms from gadgets or electronics into their wristwatches. We saw that with the Keypad, the Switch and the Wallswitch. The company’s newest watch is no different; it looks and works just like an arcade button.

All You Can Arcade is Like GameFly for Arcade Machines

All You Can Arcade is Like GameFly for Arcade Machines
If you love the idea of playing classic arcade games, but don’t want to be tied down to just a single machine, you could always build a MAME cabinet. But that doesn’t give you the exact controls and screen of the original machine.

MiG-23 Arcade Cabinet Perfect for Playing Flying Games

MiG-23 Arcade Cabinet Perfect for Playing Flying Games
I just recently had a custom arcade cabinet built for my basement. And while it’s totally awesome, mine has a classic arcade style to it. Had I known that having one built to look like an old Soviet MiG fighter jet was an option, though, I might have at least considered it.

Tabletop Arcade Machines: Half-Cabinet, Half-Amazing

Tabletop Arcade Machines: Half-Cabinet, Half-Amazing
We’ve seen a handful of tiny arcade machines, but Tiny Arcade Machines is way better. It’s a shop owned by YouTuber dabarduba, an electronics engineer in the UK. He makes compact arcade machines that fit on your desktop or bar counter.

Guy Puts Donkey Kong in a Barrel: At Least It’s Not on Fire

Guy Puts Donkey Kong in a Barrel: At Least It’s Not on Fire
It’s like beating Kong in a barrel… Wait, that’s not how the saying goes. But you can say it now. This custom-built Donkey Kong tabletop arcade machine has been put into a barrel. Why? So you can drink and game of course.

R-Kaid-42: A Complete Arcade in a Wooden Box

R-Kaid-42: A Complete Arcade in a Wooden Box
I guess you could say that most old arcade machines were made from wood, but it was mostly laminated pressboard, covered with shiny vinyl decals. Designer Love Hultén’s latest arcade build offers a much more timeless wooden styling.

Father and Son Create Amazing Basement Arcade: No Quarters Required

Father and Son Create Amazing Basement Arcade: No Quarters Required
Man, I have never been so jealous of another human being in my life. I wish I could play in this basement arcade, which is also a sort of small classic video game museum. This kickass arcade was created by redditor mertzlufft and his Dad over 6 years.
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