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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by greenberet79 » Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:31 am

The full Enduro Racer bike arcade.

Boo, it wouldn't let me upload a picture. Ah well, you all know the one I mean.
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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by tmc » Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:56 am

3 japanese candy cabs (Egret 2 prefered) one with Tetris the absolute Grand Master, one with Dodonpachi and one with Street Firghter 3 Third Strike, all in a really classy, minimalist room with videogame artwork on the walls and small velvet convered stools... perfect!

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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by Uaithne » Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:59 pm

One of mine is/was the 64DD. I remember seeing the promos for it when the N64 was released, and really liked the idea of expansions etc for consoles. I've now got one on order (awaiting its delivery from Japan), so I'll have to work out a new 'Holy Grail' ... Probably the sit down Star Wars Arcade game from the late 70s/early 80s.
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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by Seadog74 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:53 am

Hmmm, there are quite a few amiga shmups I still need to complete the collection....
Lethal Xcess
Venom Wing
Mega Typhoon
Ziriax to mention a few
A CPC 6128 plus would be nice
Jim Power CPC
Megablasters CPC
As these are so rare they would be considered my Holy Grail.

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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by malekith1979 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:07 pm

No question, not very original but it's the Star Wars cockpit for me. I had a complete love affair with that game when I was a nipper and never can resist having a go on one when I (rarely) see them now!
BTW does anybody know if theres a version of Cabal that doesn't rely on analog tracker ball controls? I'm having big headaches with the set up. I'm sure the version I used to play on hols was a joystick. :?

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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by Dave300 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:17 pm

Atari 800XL
Atari ST
A pile of blank disks
Cheetah 125+ joystick
The original blue Atari ST mouse mat
Dungeon Master
...and a jiffy bag stuffed full of random Public Domain disks!!!

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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by The Mask Seller » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:48 pm

Just bought mine, an official Dreamcast carry case (treated myself to an official DC disc wallet as well while I was feeling financially reckless).

That aside, I'd love to find some sensibly priced official Gameboy Micro face plates and nice condition GBA SP model AGS-101.

As for pipe-dreams, I'd love an official Konami limited edition Silent Hill 2 'James Sunderland' jacket or one of those gorgeous limited edition Majora's Mask box-sets. Fat chance of getting those though.
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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by deadpan666 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:23 pm

Any decent Arcade that's still open would be mine...there's absolutely nothing anywhere near me resembling one that I know of! If anybody near Edinburgh knows of any nearby, please tell me where it is.... :(

Failing that, it'd be a fully functional four-player Gauntlet 2 machine! I really miss that big booming voice...."Blue Warrior is about to die!"
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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by Liamh1982 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:31 am

Tempest cab.
RGB modded PC Engine with US/JP switch.
Master System Street Fighter II, even though it's crap.
Neo Geo (MVS or AES, I'm not arsed).
Mega CD and 32X so I can create the "Clusterfuck".

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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by joefish » Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:38 am

Some more space filled with any of the following:

Space Harrier, full motion seat version.
Star Wars, cockpit.
R-Type, any upright cab.
Time Pilot, any upright cab.
Mr Do, cocktail cab.
Thunder Cross II, any upright cab.
Tekken, bench, alley and large screen dedicated cab.
Gauntlet II, 4-player cab.
3 Wonders, dedicated cab.

But yes, Space Harrier is definitely top of the list.

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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by mlucifersam » Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:00 pm

An original 'I, Robot' arcade machine.
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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by JackBurton-Me » Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:37 pm

I'd love the original Star Wars arcade cab. I'd settle for a way of even playing the game on any system but I've never found it.

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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:53 am

JackBurton-Me wrote:I'd love the original Star Wars arcade cab. I'd settle for a way of even playing the game on any system but I've never found it.
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Re: Your Holy Grail.

Post by space_ace » Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:46 pm

Space Ace (no surprise there) Upright Arcade Cabinet
Drumscape (Drum Simulator - very rare in the UK)
A perfect condition moulded Zaccaria Astro Wars cabinet (Astro Fighter) - these were absolutely everywhere but really hard to find now.
Four Player Wrestlefest
Perfect Condition Astro Blaster with perfect sound chip
Perfect Condition Nemesis
Sit down, hydraulic Out Run
Doctor Who Pinball (Know it doesn't really count by hey ho)

Any of the main Black and White 1970's games although I know any of us would get bored quickly with the likes of Sprint, Boot Hill, Super Bug etc.


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