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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:27 am    Post subject: Your dream arcade Reply with quote

You have a big empty garage or den with room for three original arcade cabinets. What do you pick?
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mortal Kombat II, Donkey Kong, Ms. Pac-Man.

Set for life.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gauntlet: Dark Legacy
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Simpsons Arcade


It's really tough to choose that too...
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can it be ANYthing?

I'd totally have one of those Mechwarrior Sim Machines...the big cubicle things you climb into.

As for convention - Street Fighter 2 is a must, along with Donkey Kong, Metal Slug and Bubble Bobble.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Duke's MAME Arcade Cabinet.
(part 1) http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/the-great-mame-arcade-cabinet-project-part-one-1909

(part 2) http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/the-great-mame-arcade-cabinet-project-part-two-2033

(Finish) http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/the-great-mame-arcade-cabinet-project-part-three-2171
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, I already have a Galaga/Ms Pacman machine and a good pinball machine.

So a candy crane.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

First person to post a MAME or emulation cabinet is a pussy, by the way.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Outfoxies
House of the Dead 2
Gauntlet Legends
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MVC2
tiger woods with the track ball
that shooter one that was like the boxing one where it would track your movement, cant remember the name for the life of me.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

First and foremost, THIS. I have wonderful memories of playing this with my little brother whenever we went to pizza hut. Man, I want one so bad.



Second, THIS. I think this was the first arcade game that I ever beat with my friends. I became a man that day.



Third, this one is hard...I have so many contenders. Simpsons, X-Men (6 man), Tekken Tag, DDR, SF2, Time Crisis, Guantlet Legends, MK 1-3, NBA Jam...but the third spot would definitely have to be NFL Blitz. I love that game so much.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Soooo many awesome arcade games mentioned in this thread! Very Happy I want to own a dream building with everybody's dream arcade inside! And Bret can have his entire wishlist! lol

Anyway, the only other 3 I can think of that hasn't been mentioned so far are

Turtles In Time




After Burner




Star Wars Trilogy
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

used44 wrote:
First person to post a MAME or emulation cabinet is a pussy, by the way.

Hey, fuck you! Duke's cabinet looks awesome.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My school totally has that Pac-Man party. So freaking awesome. Smile

I think I would have to go with Gauntlet, and Metal Slug. Third option could be anything, or Longo makes me want pinball. Pachinko?
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dodonpachi for reflex training

Virtua Tennis for fun multiplayer

and Whack-a-Mole for anger release. Virtual screen or the classic one goes both, but I have bad memories from unresponsive touch screen and shitty hammer handle. So many blisters in my palms after that night.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay, no MAME. How about Time Crisis?

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

used44 wrote:
First person to post a MAME or emulation cabinet is a pussy, by the way.


Damn, okay.

SF II:


Konami's Police 911 (don't know why they didn't port the game to the Kinect but oh well):


I'm with MattAY with the Mechwarrior pods:

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

UghRochester wrote:
used44 wrote:
First person to post a MAME or emulation cabinet is a pussy, by the way.

Hey, fuck you! Duke's cabinet looks awesome.


Razz

Yeah, obviously. But that's like cheating, man. Still deciding on mine, by the way.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Konami's Police 911 ([/img]


I went apesh*t as a kid everytime I saw that in the arcade.

My dream arcade? and all the machines are actually working? Hmm......... And I have someone to play with every time I play? Hmmm......

Star Wars Trilogy
Gauntlet
..... I can't choose between House of the Dead 2 or Time Crisis...................... Fine HotD 2, better bosses in my opinion.


Tekken Tag, you were a very close runner up but nothing beats a go 2 co-op play of HotD2 or a 4 way Gauntlet
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Almost forgot another classic.


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