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by Sputryk
Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Amusement Arcades, where are they?
Replies: 36
Views: 2127

Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Where? Tokyo! Most districts have a 'cade of some description, but Takadanobaba and Akihabara are probably the best, certainly for those of us with a retro fetish. Many other cities have them - found one in a suburb of Osaka this year with plenty of extremely old cabs amongst sufficient middle-perio...
by Sputryk
Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

Where they old arcade games in the photos, did you ( or were you allowed ) get any photos of any new games Although there are LOADS of modern games with their new-fangled cabinets (most accepting a memory card or some such), as I don't partake of modern gaming I stuck solely to the retro. Many 'cad...
by Sputryk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

snack time, a garden <artistic licence :)>
by Sputryk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

a garden, wedded rocks at Ise, in the foothills of Shosenkyou
by Sputryk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

and we can't leave Japan without a few of the country:

Yokohama bay, Inuyama-jo at Inuyama, Fuji-san
by Sputryk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

one more 'cade:

me at Star Wars
by Sputryk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

more:

me and Paul at Final Fight, another bank, and me on Space Harrier
by Sputryk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

and more:

Guilty Gears (played by mate Paul), fighting moves wall chart, hydraulics for Space Harrier and Outrun
by Sputryk
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

a few more:

outside Mikado in Takadanobaba district of Tokyo, and two banks of goodies
by Sputryk
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

And the last few for now as it's getting late. More tomorrow!

Ikaruga, Darius Burst special edition specifically for Taito Hey Akihabara (and so, yes, the only cab in the world!), Akihabara district facing two Sega Zones sandwiching Taito Hey.
by Sputryk
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

more:
by Sputryk
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

And more:
by Sputryk
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

I know this topic is getting on a bit- But I am mega jealous of travellers that make the pilgrimage to Japan and those fantastic gaming areas. Anyone who wants to brag by loading photos into this topic, most welcome! Would love to see some pics of travels in these gaming Holy Grails! Well, mike, ge...
by Sputryk
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

I'm heading out in April, and will be bringing quite a lot of money and an empty suitcase with me. I'm actually staying fairly close to Akihabara too. First visit? Whatever - enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! :D Cherry Blossom season, too. Well, just about. Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice. :8 Haven't done sakura season for ...
by Sputryk
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retro gaming in Tokyo
Replies: 27
Views: 1660

Re: Retro gaming in Tokyo

I'm off back again soon. :) Yet more visits to Mikado, Sega Zone and Taito Hey. :8 Can't wait!