Amusement Arcades, where are they?

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by jdanddiet » Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:27 am

Djones73 wrote:
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
No worries mate, ally and dave and co are a friendly bunch and theres the retro Hunter store next door you have your wallet handy!
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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Djones73 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:30 am

Oo-er missus! This trip might cost a bit more than i originally first thought - but in a good way.

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Sputryk » Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:24 am

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-period goodies. There's a Tokyo 'cade thread over in Off Topic.

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by kebabinho » Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:48 am

Potentially one opening up in Northampton. Would have preferred Kettering, but Northampton is doable for me

https://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news ... -1-9202451

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Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Post by Sega2006 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:30 am

I pretty much watched the Yarmouth area ones disappear growing up, very rarely you'll get an older machine pop up but mostly its 2p machines, did get lucky for a bit in Hemsby as a pub had several good cabs but they got shot of them last I looked.

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