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Re: USA Arcade videos (inc Funspot, Barcade and more)

Post by witchfinder » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:01 am

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:First go score, 1300 :lol:
Didn't realise there was limited ammo!
You know there's two fire buttons, right? One for normal slow fire and then one for the rapid fire that eventually runs out?
pforson wrote:Watched the vids. Really fun and looks like you had a great time on Holiday. Did you guys do anything other than play games? (and get engaged)
Aside from Funspot we actually didn't spend much tim in arcades. No more than an hour in any of the others we visited, and plenty of days where we didn't go in any at all...
pforson wrote:I remember in Manchester at the Lass, you playing Tapper all the time on the Bartop. Is it your fave classic arcade game now then?
I actually hadn't played Tapper at all since that weekend at The Lass, but I knew they had a cab in all the arcades I planned to visit so thought it would be interesting to compare scores between diferent environments. It's way harder using the 'pourer' control than a button!
pforson wrote:How does it work with drinks? Are people allowed to place beers on top of the cabs?
No, they have little shelves between each cab to put beers on. Very nicely done.
pforson wrote: I spotted Warlords in one of the vids, but did any of the places have a sitdown cocktail version?
Nope, we only saw the 2-player upright version in Funspot. Never seen the cocktail version out in the wild!


Here's another video and the first of 6 that look at some of the really interesting and/or unusual cabs at Funspot. The first vid features Computer Space, STUN Runner and Krull...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuP76-avdQw

Enjoy!
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Re: USA Arcade videos (inc Funspot, Barcade and more)

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:05 am

witchfinder wrote:
TwoHeadedBoy wrote:First go score, 1300 :lol:
Didn't realise there was limited ammo!
You know there's two fire buttons, right? One for normal slow fire and then one for the rapid fire that eventually runs out?
Yep, figured that out on my next go, hence the slightly better scores :D
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Re: USA Arcade videos (inc Funspot, Barcade and more)

Post by witchfinder » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:25 pm

Here's another vid, featuring Fire Truck, VS Duck Hunt and Mad Planets...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9UPgKgFqlc
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Re: USA Arcade videos (inc Funspot, Barcade and more)

Post by witchfinder » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:43 am

Here's another trio of rarities: Star Trek, Stocker and Canyon Bomber

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yrHBZhPym8
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Re: USA Arcade videos (inc Funspot, Barcade and more)

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:26 am

Fire Truck looks like a big load of fun - not sure if I'd travel to America for it, but combined with Night Drive, probably :D

And Mad Planets looks like an odd one - Asteroids without the inertia, yes?
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Re: USA Arcade videos (inc Funspot, Barcade and more)

Post by witchfinder » Sun Jun 16, 2013 7:39 am

And here's another vid, four games this time...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TsyG3aQRkg

And another one!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-POBzoRo0A
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Re: USA Arcade videos (inc Funspot, Barcade and more)

Post by witchfinder » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:24 am

One last video...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKn3xyVxnxw

That's it for me from Funpsot for another few years! :(
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