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Another update on my arcade (5/28)

Shaggy May 29, 2008 2

The city inspector came by today and unfortunately we didn’t pass – we have to fix a couple of minor things and get it rescheduled. I hope that it won’t take long to get

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My arcade update 5/21 (w/video)

Shaggy May 21, 2008 9

Sorry about the delay in updates, I have been very busy trying to get everything sorted out. Thankfully some family members have decided to take out some signature loans to help me out with

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Sega Sammy Japan suffers loss in profit, arcade division included

Shaggy May 13, 2008 0

It’s sad to say that all is not well in Sega land right now, with the company suffering a net loss of $505 million where last year they had been making a decent profit.

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Arcade update 5/11 (w/video)

Shaggy May 11, 2008 7

Here’s another update of my progress on my arcade store that I am in the process of creating, The Game Grid Arcade in West Valley City, UT, at the Valley Fair Mall. We’ve been

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Arcade update 5/5 (w/video)

Shaggy May 6, 2008 7

Today was full of hard work for getting the arcade started. In addition to painting ceiling tiles and earning some blisters along with it, I also had to register my business through another state

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Starting your own arcade (Part 2)

Shaggy May 2, 2008 0

(Click here for Part 1) I haven’t had a lot of time to get to the second part of the Starting your own arcade discussion but I sat down this morning and put my

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Trials, Tribulations and Locations

Shaggy April 18, 2008 0

So over a month ago I made a post saying that I would be getting my own arcade started that next week and that along with it I would be making regular updates but

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Starting an arcade of your own (Part 1)

Shaggy April 6, 2008 34

While I have been working on getting my own arcade started I have dealt with the problem where it is difficult to come by useful information on arcade business statistics. I know that many

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Brief 'my arcade' update and a new arcade blog

Shaggy April 4, 2008 1

It’s time for a brief update on my arcade and I hate to say that almost nothing has happened since my last post. It’s really infuriated me – I was told to expect signing

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Next week my arcade makes its start

Shaggy March 15, 2008 21

I got some great news today that I will be signing the lease on the store lot where I will be placing my arcade sometime next week, possibly Monday or Tuesday. Once that happens

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It takes patience to start a new business (update on my arcade)

Shaggy February 21, 2008 15

Well here is another update on the very slow progress for my arcade. For any of you following my progress, it has been slow going – I submitted a request to the owners of

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Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near

Shaggy February 8, 2008 1

I can’t help but feel somewhat amused at all the attention online news sources are giving to the news that Namco Bandai will be closing 50-60 of their arcades in Japan due to “high

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