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So You Want To Open Up An Arcade: What About “Profit-Sharing”?

So You Want To Open Up An Arcade: What About “Profit-Sharing”?

arcadehero December 9, 2014 2

Among articles people said they liked reading on the site, stuff that hits the “inside baseball” string of the industry seem to be of high interest. I have people asking me about this particular

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Oakland Pinball Ban Lifted; New Atari Arcade Prototype: Time Bomb; Name That Game #6

Oakland Pinball Ban Lifted; New Atari Arcade Prototype: Time Bomb; Name That Game #6

arcadehero June 21, 2014 14

It might be hard to believe but Blue Laws banning certain types of games still exist out there. Today comes news that Oakland, CA is finally going to remove their ban on pinball machines

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Tilt Pinball Arcade Open In Fargo, ND; Gameworks Opening In SLC; Namco Arcade Closures In Japan

Tilt Pinball Arcade Open In Fargo, ND; Gameworks Opening In SLC; Namco Arcade Closures In Japan

arcadehero February 11, 2014 2

Time for some more location news! We’ll start with the good news first with another pinball-centric arcade opening its doors in Fargo, ND USA. Called Tilt Pinball Arcade, they are brining some pinball-only goodness

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Pat Lawlor Joins Jersey Jack To Make An Original Game

Pat Lawlor Joins Jersey Jack To Make An Original Game

arcadehero January 24, 2014 7

This just hit Youtube – Jersey Jack Pinball was teasing a big announcement coming soon and here it is, Pat Lawlor, who has designed some of the most memorable and best selling pinball machines

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Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone To Feature New Sega Arcade Hardware “Nu”

Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone To Feature New Sega Arcade Hardware “Nu”

arcadehero September 2, 2013 11

I know for some Sega fans, hearing new hardware and Sega in a sentence may sound like link trolling.  We’re not here to bait with fantasies of a Dreamcast 2 but in the world

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Atari’s Paperboy Lives Vicariously Through PaperDude VR

Atari’s Paperboy Lives Vicariously Through PaperDude VR

arcadehero August 1, 2013 0

After Warner bought up the Midway properties, which included the Atari Games content, they haven’t really done much with the treasures they have. Yet another sequel to the Mortal Kombat series was handled and

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In Air Hockey News: The Gold Standard Games Table of Champions; Way of the Puck Documentary

In Air Hockey News: The Gold Standard Games Table of Champions; Way of the Puck Documentary

arcadehero July 19, 2013 0

(Thanks to Mark Robbins for the info) About a year ago at the AAMA Gala, among the new products shown was a picture of a company that used to be known as Shelti. They

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PAPA Circuit Finals Begin Tomorrow (Pinball)

PAPA Circuit Finals Begin Tomorrow (Pinball)

arcadehero April 10, 2013 1

(Thanks to Bowen Kerins for the tip) Well I guess the news for this week is going to be all pinball, all the time. Nothing wrong with that of course, it’s interesting in fact

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Helping Out Chris Dellutri of Galloping Ghost Arcade

Helping Out Chris Dellutri of Galloping Ghost Arcade

arcadehero February 1, 2013 0

UPDATE: While not active yet, the page will be http://www.friendsofchrisdellutri.com/ While we usually talk about games and venues, there are a lot of people involved behind the scenes of making these things happen. Unfortunately

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IAAPA 2012 Videos Part #1

IAAPA 2012 Videos Part #1

arcadehero November 16, 2012 0

UPDATE: Part 2 of the videos can be seen here. Pictures are nice and all but we know that everyone wants videos. I apologize in advance for the videos as they have no commentary

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From IAAPA: Jersey Jack Booth, New ReRave Cabinet

From IAAPA: Jersey Jack Booth, New ReRave Cabinet

arcadehero November 13, 2012 0

The IAAPA trade show in Orlando, FL kicks off this morning and with that we will get a lot of information from what is there over the next few days. I will not be

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Time For Some Japanese Amusement Company Earnings Reports! (Plus Gunslinger Stratos stuff)

Time For Some Japanese Amusement Company Earnings Reports! (Plus Gunslinger Stratos stuff)

arcadehero August 3, 2012 3

Some boring financial sheets, plus more Gunslinger Stratos!

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