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Arcade 1up arcade machines

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#1 jmjustin6


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Posted 20 October 2018 - 12:45 AM

So as im sure all of you have seen and read about the new arcade 1up arcade machines (trying to avoid using the words full size arcades) and just wanted get yalls opinions on them. So far im seeing that they are starting to pop up at walmarts. Have you gotten one already? Are you planning to get one? Are you on the fence? Does one stand out more to you?

For me they are just too small. I am 6'3" and these things with the 13" riser are 4'3". My pole position arcade is a solid 6 feet tall and if it was any shorter my back couldnt take it.

Now for the price. At first i thought $299 wasnt so bad for a full size arcade at home with multiple games built in and supposedly arcade roms this time. But for the size of it. Im not sold on the price at all.

Now i might actually be interested in one of someone finds a way to hack it and add more games to it, but from what ive read so far it doesnt look to be possible. Looks like the best you could do is get one and throw a pi in there

Anyway what are yall thoughts? Do you already own one? If so im sure we would all love to know your thoughts and review on it. Thanks!

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#2 Atari Creep

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Posted 21 October 2018 - 11:39 PM

I'm very interested in the Centipede cab. Prob be the closest I will ever get to owning a real one. HAHAHA 

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Posted 22 October 2018 - 10:44 PM

Ok so I saw this in a Facebook group. This is the street fighter edition of the arcade 1up. Guy said this was from a few days of playing. Yea they can keep this crap

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Posted 24 October 2018 - 08:36 AM

Played one at the 2018 Houston Arcade Expo - the screen is off center, the trak ball is too small .... so not worth it!


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Posted 31 October 2018 - 03:50 PM

Yea...our Walmart has a demo unit setup where all you can do is push a button to watch a short demo. You can't touch the controls. If I was to get one I would be after either the Asteroids or Galaga model. I'm hoping they addressed the artwork issue by now as is the issue with the rotary controller.

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