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New NES game - Armed For Battle - real time strategy

Started by Frank Westphal in Classic Consoles / Other Console Gaming. Last reply by Frank Westphal 9 hours ago. 6 Replies

Hi all,Armed For Battle is my brand new strategy game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. I've been working on it for over 2 years, and it is nearly ready for a cartridge release.At Midwest Gaming…Continue

Interest?? Zaxxon Side Art

Started by Richard RikiTiki in General Arcade Game Discussion. Last reply by ArcadeDude44 on Tuesday. 4 Replies

With a little help on getting some good scans I finally got started on Zaxxon Side Art.and will be adding this to the site very soon.Solvent printed, deep solid blacks, 3m bubble free vinyl,Pricing…Continue

Tags: art, Side, Zaxxon

Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts

Started by playa in Games / Parts For Sale. Last reply by playa on Monday. 20 Replies

So, as some of you may know, I've recently purchased a Thunderblade Cockpit on craigslist and I'm starting to document the restoration of it on youtube.  During my quest for parts, I've come into…Continue

Tags: for, parts, sale, WTS, WTB

Break the WORLD RECORD at Arcade Expo

Started by David Trotter in General Arcade Game Discussion Nov 10. 0 Replies

In preparation for Arcade Expo (January 16-18, 2015 in Southern California), we thought it would be fun to attempt to break the WORLD RECORD for the "most people playing pinball simultaneously" which…Continue

Tags: arcade, expo, pinball, of, record

Robotron 2084

Started by Doug Schelske in Repair and Help. Last reply by Doug Schelske Oct 31. 12 Replies

Hello all! I'm definitely new to this world and a first time poster so be kind! (Please?!)I've been wanting an arcade cabinet for a very long time so about a year ago when I was able to get a…Continue

Tags: michigan, repair, cabinet, 2084, Robotron

The Brokentoken Classic Arcade & Pinball podcast now live!!

Started by BrokenToken in General Arcade Game Discussion. Last reply by BrokenToken Oct 31. 44 Replies

Hey everyone,I wanted to let everyone know that Brent Griffith (TTA583 Pinside and KLOV) and I (brokent0ken on KLOV, brokentoken on pinside) have started a monthly classic arcade and pinball…Continue

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In search of South Chicago area Golden Tee help

Started by Jeffrey M Steeve in Repair and Help Oct 22. 0 Replies

Im wondering if anyone is kind enough to help me. I got a free golden tee 97/99 that wont power up. I tried to replace the power supply but when doing so found wires that lead to the coin mech not…Continue

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Scan of The Week

Posted by Richard RikiTiki on September 25, 2014 at 12:24pm 3 Comments

This Old Game has been reproducing & preserving arcade artwork for more than 13 years!

Started something new on the site. Scan of the Week.

We are currently building an archive of arcade game artwork for the future preservation of arcade game restorations & need your help.



Journey Sound Mod Part 1 of 3

Posted by Richard RikiTiki on September 1, 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Dont Stop Believin!   The first part if the Journey sound mod has been kid tested and mother approved.

Part 1- Plug N Play

Part 2-Changing the setup to play random tracks and or PAUSING tracks

so it will resume from its previous stopped point if your good enough to make it to additional…


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Frank Westphal replied to Frank Westphal's discussion 'New NES game - Armed For Battle - real time strategy'
"Sale coming up![url=]Armed For Battle[/url] will be $5 off from Black Friday through Cyber Monday (11/28 - 12/1).If you haven't been to  InfiniteNESLives lately, 2 other homebrews have been added to…"
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playa replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"The little board under the cover is for hooking up head phones (and if you look closely at the decal on the cover, there should be 2 holes and a plaque looking something like this As for the strobes, they are independent of gameplay but I've…"
Synonym Nine replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"Thats are! And you will receive all the honor and the remarks.Actually you have been already in the project even before you knew about that story as it was your YouTube-Videos that showed me how to dismantle it. Our next trip will be…"
Nov 15
playa replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"Actually, that tells me probably why they retired the machine.  One thing they are known for are weak welds on the steering mech -  In the picture, you can see the whole knuckle piece so I know for a fact that the mech was utterly useless…"
Nov 15
Synonym Nine replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"I promise to make you proud :)I will restore it the I can, I dont matter the hours, I am after a great result.Mark, as for the steering mech. If you look close to the pictures of that certain machine, you will realize that the control-lever with…"
Nov 15
playa replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"If yours was missing, the covers would be off - so I'm fairly confident yours is still there.  Now, that said, parts I have and price will be a factor but I'll be honest- I want to be a part of this resto so anything I can do to help,…"
Nov 15
Synonym Nine replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"Yes, crazy right?I saw units on the web that looked worse than this one.I could´nt let it stay in outside anylonger. I hope I will pick the rest next week and I hope I can afford all parts, I dont know what you are asking for the prices.Would…"
Nov 15
playa replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"Yes, there is a screw beneath the actual frame of the seat but above the cover of the skid.  Basically, the picture I posted shows the screw from the outside - no covers removed.  If I have time tonight, I'll take mine apart real…"
Nov 15
Synonym Nine replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"There is one little screw on the opposite side of the throttle-side that goes through the bearing-flange. Seems this one is supposed to hold the outer bearing ring in place.You have a picture from the other screw, this helps, but a better hint where…"
Nov 15
Synonym Nine replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"No no, I dont give up, that much I can promise. I have more than 40 arcade-games....and I love to restore them...and mechanical work especially.The Thunderblade is made from iron, so my speciality.We pulled together, two trained buys and it…"
Nov 15
playa replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"Just looked at mine and there is a second screw beneath the seat that you may have overlooked.  If the seat is straight, it is located on the throttle side of the machine  - Removing the cover seems to be the only may to access it"
Nov 15
playa replied to playa's discussion 'Thunderblade Cockpit & Upright parts'
"Also, just to encourage you a little more - I have enough parts to get you cosmetically near new condition Based on what I see.  You have to restore this - "
Nov 15

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