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Arcade Exchange, A Facebook Community for Buying/Selling the Classics

Arcade Exchange, A Facebook Community for Buying/Selling the Classics

arcadehero January 24, 2013 36

When it comes to arcade collecting there are many resources one can use to hopefully find that one game (or games) that you are looking for. eBay and Craigslist would be well-known among those

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New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

arcadehero October 1, 2012 3

In the world of arcade documentaries, most have focused on high score challenges but there is another side to that which is intertwined with those that compete for high scores and most often that

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The joy of moving a 6 player X-Men cab

The joy of moving a 6 player X-Men cab

arcadehero April 19, 2011 3

Newsfeed 1033 via If you are in the business of collecting arcade games then there is always one particularly painful process you have to go through – moving the cabinet from one location to

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New arcade auction company opening – American Amusement Auctions

arcadehero January 10, 2011 1

(Thanks to Jonathan of Arcaderepairtips.com for the tip!) If you’re in the market for coin-op equipment then auctions are always a good place to find a variety of machines at good prices, when they

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The Crazy Tale of a Sundance Cabinet

Shaggy August 18, 2010 7

A short time ago, a poster on the KLOV forums (a well-known forum for arcade collectors) made a significant arcade discovery on a website dedicated to taking pictures of abandoned man-made structures called ArtificialOwl.com.

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The American Classic Arcade Museum and the nostalgia behind classic arcade games

Shaggy August 6, 2010 1

Newsfeed 893 via This subject isn’t anything new but it’s always nice to see an article from a large news organization throwing a positive light onto arcade gaming. This article in the Christian Science

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Peter Hirschberg's Luna City Arcade up for sale

Shaggy March 6, 2010 0

There are a lot of cool home arcades out there but few have attracted as much attention as Peter Hirschberg’s Luna City Arcade. He has built-up one of the finest collection of vector titles

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What are the top 10 most collected arcade games?

Shaggy July 18, 2009 1

Ever wonder what the top 10 most collected arcade titles are? Thanks to VAPS (the Video Arcade Preservation Society), one site took a look at what the most collected titles where and compiled the

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The things that collectors do

Shaggy April 3, 2008 1

If you collect arcade games at all then you know that it can be rather difficult to find room for the cabinets at times. If you have a garage the hobby of collecting games

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New acquisition – Crystal Castles

Shaggy January 17, 2008 0

Last night I picked up the 11th game in my collection, Atari’s Crystal Castles and for only $400 it was a good deal that I couldn’t pass up. I found this one on Craigslist

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