Amusement Arcades, where are they?

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by SuperKonker » Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:29 pm

In Skegness, they're opening a bloody 3 floor one where the old one burnt down.

I say we have a Retro Gamer day out in Skegness!

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Jar_Man_1 » Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:45 am

Does anybody know if there are any good arcades near Bristol?

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by GigaPepsiMan » Thu Nov 19, 2009 8:50 am

Megamixer wrote:Do you mean the seafront style amusements? There's loads down south Devon that I always pop into when I'm down there. Shame that there aren't any totally dedicated to arcade machines though (those are the types you mean right?) - just loads of money-stealing UFO grabbers and such.
I live in a seaside town and the arcades are full of that rubbish.

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by SpiffierRabbit » Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:57 pm

There are none in York, so don't waste ya time coming here for a look!

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Nin10dofan » Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:21 pm

There's a good few in dublin ireland. And any big town in the country always has one. With brand new games

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by icemann » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:30 pm

All the "arcades" over here in Australia have turned into amusement centres filled with basketball games and air hockey. Take me back to the 90s.

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Nin10dofan » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:36 pm

icemann wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:30 pm
All the "arcades" over here in Australia have turned into amusement centres filled with basketball games and air hockey. Take me back to the 90s.
Cool

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by icemann » Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:31 am

Not cool. They completely suck now.

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Nin10dofan » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:18 pm

I saw some good nintendo games in arcades in dublin, Ireland
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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Djones73 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:20 pm

The best arcade to visit at the moment in the U.K. is the Arcade Club which is based in Bury near Manchester and a new one in Leeds.
3 floors of retro arcade goodness for only £16 to get in and then all on free play all day.
Retro Gamer did an article on them a few issues back.
Retro heaven.
Wish they had one of these in London though.

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by jdanddiet » Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:20 am

Djones73 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:20 pm
The best arcade to visit at the moment in the U.K. is the Arcade Club which is based in Bury near Manchester and a new one in Leeds.
3 floors of retro arcade goodness for only £16 to get in and then all on free play all day.
Retro Gamer did an article on them a few issues back.
Retro heaven.
Wish they had one of these in London though.
Weve got neon knights in leigh on sea which is smaller but still very good
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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by merman » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:34 am

Djones73 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:20 pm
The best arcade to visit at the moment in the U.K. is the Arcade Club which is based in Bury near Manchester and a new one in Leeds.
3 floors of retro arcade goodness for only £16 to get in and then all on free play all day.
Retro Gamer did an article on them a few issues back.
Retro heaven.
Wish they had one of these in London though.
There's a new Arcade Club coming to Blackpool soon
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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by fredghostmaster » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:36 pm

Really? How soon is soon?

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by DPrinny » Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:07 pm

Aiming for January

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Djones73 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:49 am

Thanks jdanddiet for the heads up about Neon Knights arcade in Leigh-on-sea.
I'd never heard of it before now and it's just a few stops on the train for me.
I will be making a trip there very soon. Can't wait. :D

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