In 1979, the Duke of Lancaster -- a cruise liner turned car ferry -- was retired from service and moored at Llanerch-y-Mor, North Wales, where it was made over as a "Fun Ship," whose car-deck was refitted as a coin-op arcade. (more…...
So as one Imgur user pointed out, at one point during the arcade revolution of the 80’s, Bally released a spectator’s arcade cabinet for people watching the player and waiting for their turn. I can confidently tell you, between the 80’s and 90’s, I must have spent a thousand dollars at arcades, easily (God bless […]
Cocktail cabinets are an excellent way to cram a two-player arcade into a small package. DIYer CircuitBeard shows off his build, which uses a Raspberry Pi as the brains. It’s a looker. Read more...
Greg takes a look at Mario Kart GP DX, the stripped down Mario Kart arcade cabinet, on this week's episode. Please take a look to see if it is worth your hard-earned quarters. For more, be sure to subscribe to Shacknews on YouTube.
Greg looks back at the classic Jurassic Park arcade cabinet from 1994 on this week's Arcade Corner. The cabinet had force feedback built into the seats and supported 2 player action. Players had to use a joystick to aim in this on rails shooter that recreated some of the most memorable scenes from the original Jurassic Park film. Show More Summary
Pretty snazzy!IKEA Hackers decided to give an arcade cabinet project a go, and it looks like they succeeded. Using a $50 desk, $150 monitor, $100 (all-in) arcade stick, $15 stickers, and a $50 stool, they made the shell of a cabinetShow More Summary
Many of us have longed to have a working arcade cabinet in our homes — but a combination of space and price often keep them out of reach. But Ikea furniture hacker SIN Tchan created a working arcade cabinet using Ikea's Micke desk, as...Show More Summary
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Building an awesome arcade cabinet is something we’ve shown you how to do before, several times, but this one is made (mostly) from IKEA components that are easy to buy, easy to mod, and designed to fit just about any game system, old or new. Read more...
VPCabs‘ amazing new home arcade machine uses a 32? vertical display to play both virtual pinball and arcade games. A 15.6? secondary display displays game marquees and doubles as a pinball scoreboard. Includes all current Pinball FX2 tables, and 60 arcade classics.
If you grew up in the 90s, then you no doubt remember Beavis & Butt-head. The MTV show was a huge hit, and led to a handful of video games and even a […]
You can play the first two complete levels of TimeSplitters 2 in upcoming shooter Homefront: The Revolution. According to Eurogamer, developer Dambuster has included the levels by way of a playable arcade cabinet located in a makeshift...Show More Summary
Who said Easter eggs can’t be grand? When Homefront: The Revolution releases in May, you’ll get to witness a pretty substantial Easter egg. Developer Dambuster added the first two levels of TimeSplitters 2 to an arcade cabinet in the game. These would be Siberia and Chicago, and both are playable. The cabinet can be found […]
The first two levels of TimeSplitters 2 are included as an Easter egg in Homefront: The Revolution. Siberia and Chicago are both playable via an arcade cabinet hidden in Homefront's version of Philadelphia, which has been invaded by North Korean troops. Show More Summary
This week, Greg Burke takes a look at anawesome arcade shooter. Smash TV was a 2 player arcade cabinet inspired by the classic Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, The Running Man. Players would move with one joystick and shoot with another....Show More Summary
Dayton, Ohio based art collective Real Art had a great idea for a Mortal Kombat style video game so they got to work and built an arcade cabinet. But this version of Mortal Kombat is a…
Gaming PCs and consoles can replicate much of the arcade experience these days, but there are still things that an arcade cabinet can do that your computer can’t. In the case of a […]
[hhtat] wanted to build an arcade cabinet since his days in high-school. Only recently have the tech planets aligned. Looking into the night sky he saw a laser cutter, the Raspberry Pi, and lowering prices on key components and thought, “this is the year.” Much like an arcade cabinet we posted earlier, this one sits on a counter top. Show More Summary
One Fallout fan has made a custom arcade cabinet that anyone can appreciate. Vault-Tec Radiation King Arcade System is a custom-made, Fallout-themed arcade cabinet created by brothers Joseph and Richard Houff. The cabinet is all blue, with Vault-Tec and Vault Boy engravings. Featured on the Bethesda blog, the inside of it includes a Raspberry Pi […]
It'd be way too obvious to make an arcade cabinet that plays video games. Instead, this arcade cabinet houses a mini weather station. Read more on MAKE The post This Tiny Arcade Cabinet Is a Weather Station in Disguise appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.