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Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

arcadehero February 24, 2017 2

(Thanks to Michael L. for the tip) Back in May of last year, we mentioned a very cool electromechanical Pong project. It received quite a bit of media attention, using an old but proven

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Jersey Jack Pinball Unveils The Pat Lawlor Game: Dialed In!

Jersey Jack Pinball Unveils The Pat Lawlor Game: Dialed In!

arcadehero October 13, 2016 4

We have long awaited for news and details on the joint efforts of Pat Lawlor and Jersey Jack Pinball. If you are unfamiliar with the name, he designed some of the best selling pinball

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Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

arcadehero October 4, 2016 1

Arcade Displays We’ve seen quite a few non-mainstream displays get some mileage out of the arcade business. Vector monitors, stereoscopic 3D, transparent LCDs, large touchscreens, dome screens and more. That is one benefit of

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Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

arcadehero July 20, 2016 1

With the return of VR onto the scene, we’ve begun to cover the subject on the blog recently as “VR Arcades” and other out-of-home applications of the technology find their way into amusement. The

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Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

arcadehero May 2, 2016 1

A lot of the chatter regarding new technology has been centered around VR (Virtual Reality) but it is hardly the only new tech that is looking to change the way we entertain ourselves. In

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Stern Pinball Teases “Magnaslings” In Ghostbusters Pinball; Auto-Start Feature Coming Soon

Stern Pinball Teases “Magnaslings” In Ghostbusters Pinball; Auto-Start Feature Coming Soon

arcadehero April 15, 2016 1

Isn’t competition great? For years, the pinball scene had no competition going on and it showed by there being no new innovations in the games. Now that the field is competitive, we’re seeing the

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Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

arcadehero February 5, 2016 3

For a long time, arcade machines were a gateway to getting your hands on cutting edge/latest technology without having to drop thousands of dollars on the experience. That could be the display, the sound

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Newsbytes: The Void Visit; Lots of Pinball; Sound Voltex III US Test; NTG#61

Newsbytes: The Void Visit; Lots of Pinball; Sound Voltex III US Test; NTG#61

arcadehero October 17, 2015 5

Happy weekend everyone, I hope everyone’s arcade adventures this weekend are fun. For the post this week, get ready for a video overload. I do have a new podcast about ready to go, however

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AC/DC Pinball Goes Color Thanks To ColorDMD

AC/DC Pinball Goes Color Thanks To ColorDMD

arcadehero March 3, 2015 0

I have mentioned the company ColorDMD on here before – they have taken upon themselves the arduous task of taking old monochrome dot matrix displays on pinball machines and providing a modern tech package

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IAAPA 2014: Last Day Wrap-Up With Pinball, Video Games, Videmption and Simulators

IAAPA 2014: Last Day Wrap-Up With Pinball, Video Games, Videmption and Simulators

arcadehero November 21, 2014 11

Well that is a wrap on IAAPA 2014 for me – I leave this morning for a slightly colder venue (this week was the coldest I have ever felt in Florida, not that it

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The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

arcadehero October 14, 2014 4

A short time ago, I mentioned an interesting new product by the name of Zone Dome in a weekend news collection post. I couldn’t find out if this was designed to also work in

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The New Arcade & Pinball Games As Seen At EAS2014

The New Arcade & Pinball Games As Seen At EAS2014

arcadehero September 25, 2014 4

Among the trade shows that take place around the world, there is an IAAPA run event called EAS, which stands for the Euro Attractions Show. This year’s EAS started a couple of days ago

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