Retro arcade games appreciation thread

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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by modskin » 30 May 2009, 3:24pm

You guys should check out BARCADE next time you're in NYC..

It's a bar filled with classic arcade games..

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It's hard to list them all, but I know they have:

Crystal Castles
Pole Position
Donkey Kong
Punch Out Arcade
Q-Bert
Centipede
Galaga
1942
Asteroids
Berserker
Rampage
Ms. Pac-Man
Dig Dug
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 30 May 2009, 3:37pm

modskin wrote:Dig Dug
The video game for malicious kids who aspire to torture animals and, eventually, humans.
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by eumaas » 30 May 2009, 3:50pm

The arcade clique. :rolleyes:
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by Suzanne H. » 30 May 2009, 3:56pm

There used to be this awesome arcade place in my hometown where I went all the time when I was a kid, but they've since turned it into a 'no kids allowed' pool hall...:disshame:
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by Wolter » 30 May 2009, 11:08pm

Suzanne H. wrote:a 'no kids allowed' pool hall...
So, heaven on earth?
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by matedog » 10 Aug 2009, 12:57pm

Heston wrote:I used to keep fit playing this....
track and field.jpg
I played this for about half and hour yesterday at an arcade. I kept getting stuck at the hurdles round.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by wmhp » 10 Aug 2009, 1:19pm

Scramble.
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Also enjoyed Robotron
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and hunchback
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by 101Walterton » 10 Aug 2009, 6:04pm

matedog wrote:
Heston wrote:I used to keep fit playing this....
track and field.jpg
I played this for about half and hour yesterday at an arcade. I kept getting stuck at the hurdles round.
It's always good to do that one in pairs, one to do speed and the other to jump, throw etc..

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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 18 Aug 2013, 7:41pm

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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by Flex » 18 Aug 2013, 7:46pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:This defies comprehension: http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/5228 ... is-madness
That is insane.
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by Wolter » 18 Aug 2013, 7:58pm

Flex wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:This defies comprehension: http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/5228 ... is-madness
That is insane.
Holy shit.
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by modskin » 19 Aug 2013, 11:07am

Wolter wrote:
Flex wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:This defies comprehension: http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/5228 ... is-madness
That is insane.
Holy shit.
I don't know if it's still streaming, but Netflix IQ had a great documentary about Tetris players on it a while back.
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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by 101Walterton » 19 Aug 2013, 4:28pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:This defies comprehension: http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/5228 ... is-madness
Is that for real?

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Re: Retro arcade games appreciation thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 19 Aug 2013, 4:34pm

101Walterton wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:This defies comprehension: http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/5228 ... is-madness
Is that for real?
It ain't no unicorn hunt, boy.
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