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szuzho
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Joined: March 30th, 2020, 6:49 pm
Location: Budapest
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Hello everyone
My name is George. I’m from hungary. I have some pinballs, jukebox and arcade games such as Mortal Kombat 3, Outrun 2 in an upright naomi cab, point blank.
gus
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Joined: March 30th, 2020, 11:30 pm
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Hey guys. My name is Gus. Big fan of shmups, especially Mushihimesama Futari.
Ariya
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Location: Italy
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Hi there, greetings from Italy!
funckymen
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Joined: March 5th, 2020, 9:18 pm
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Post by funckymen »

Hello,
My name is Bernat from Barcelona.
I have some pinballs and now i would like to add one japanese candy in my game room. I like this forum and community, i hope Will learn alot.
Regards!
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pinballgeek
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Joined: April 4th, 2020, 10:58 pm
Location: cheshire
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Post by pinballgeek »

Hello all,

Benjamin from Cheshire here, as the username suggests, have been mainly involved in the pinball community / scenes for over a decade now (time flies),
Been a member on ukvac and the now redundant jammaplus for a number of years and currently in the hunt to add a candy cab to the collection
Can sure play a mean pinball
alperen
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Joined: November 22nd, 2019, 10:40 am
Location: Switzerland
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Post by alperen »

Hello all, im from switzerland and im a big arcade fan and a proud owner of an Egret 2 🤗
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AMS
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Joined: March 4th, 2020, 7:21 am
Location: Netherlands
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Welcome all :shifty: :P
BGA Baller!
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MrYeet
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Joined: April 10th, 2020, 8:50 pm
Location: florida
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Post by MrYeet »

Hey, I'm from Florida, I have been a massive fighting game fan since 1991 and spent most of my teenage years as an arcade rat. I'm here to learn all I can about arcade hardware so that I can attempt to acquire a cabinet or two of my own. Really looking forward to learning all I can from people here, and if anyone wants to play fighting games online, I am certainly up for that as well. Cheers.
Chron404
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Joined: April 11th, 2020, 4:41 am
Location: Indiana
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Post by Chron404 »

:D Hey guys I’m Chron! I’m from Indiana and in the last couple years have been going to a lot more cons in the United States been meeting a lot of cool people and enjoying learning more about the arcade and pinball scene! Like probably everyone else here I love collecting and playing games!
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Geadas
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Joined: April 8th, 2020, 3:54 pm
Location: Portugal
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Post by Geadas »

Hell, hello there!

I'm Filipe. 29 years old from Portugal! Land of good wine, nice beaches, excelent food and Cristiano Ronaldo!

I decided to register in order to understand this hobby a little bit more. I'm still fairly new, but slowly getting more aquainted with the terms.
I've been a lurker for some time, but not anymore! Love the conversion projects, specially the Universal Naomis to New Net City. I've been on a lookout for a Naomi Universal to convert because Candy Cabs are impossible to find here! Maybe one day I can import one...

I currently own:

- MV1FZ ( Stopped working, waiting for eproms to burn diagnose Bios)
- MV1B (To do: Stero Mod and Universe Bios. Getting a NeoBiosMasta is gonna be expensive due to import dutties...)
- Pinball Action, bootleg ( Shows signs of life, but busted to hell. Documentation on these is very dificult)

Recently i've made an Minigun Supergun (Thanks Frank for the Open-Source project!), and now I can start collecting!


Cheers guys!
DeChief
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Joined: April 8th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Location: Sydney
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Post by DeChief »

Hey all, I'm Jordan (or Chief).

I've always had an interest in arcade games but haven't delved too deep into real hardware. I have an original Space Invaders Color cocktail table from Japan that I got some time around 2016 and it was working up until recently, so I'm hoping to be able to fix it soon!

I managed to get a 1-slot Neo Geo board recently for a good price and thought it would be fun to build a bartop arcade, as I've basically got infinite time now because of the whole virus thing and have most of the parts I need. I'm planning on using the guts of a Thomson 4165 CRT (analog and digital RGB inputs) which should allow the cab to be wide enough for 2 sets of joystick + 6 buttons, perfect for CPS2 fighters whenever I get one of those.

I have far more electronics experience than woodworking experience, but I still want to style the bartop after some kind of candy cab that I played on as a kid in Japan. The Irem Madonna seems simple enough however I'm very open to other suggestions! I would love to make it look like an Egret 2 but the curves are a bit too complicated.

Anyway, glad to be here. :D
GWQ
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Joined: April 16th, 2020, 6:24 pm
Location: United States
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Post by GWQ »

Yo I'm GuileWinQuote,
I run tournaments for fighting games on real hardware.
I have a New Net City, CPS2 Darksoft, and Naomi.
Always interested in niche/obscure fighters :D
tfranzon
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Joined: January 31st, 2020, 1:05 pm
Location: Stockholm
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Post by tfranzon »

Hi,

My name is Tomas and I'm from Stockholm in Sweden.
I have an arcade cabinet with Raspberry Pi 4 + Pi2Jamma connected to a Jamma switch with 6 connectors. The other 5 are connected to PCBs. I also have two pinball machines, Theatre Of Magic and Return from Mars.

Best regards,
Tomas
Toineke79
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Joined: April 17th, 2020, 12:41 pm
Location: België
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Post by Toineke79 »

Hello,

My name is Bjorn and I live in Affligem Belgium.
Born in 1979 so played a lot of arcade games and pinballs in the 90's.

Have one Jamma cabinet: Dynamo hs5 Street Fighter 2 CE with several original pcb.
Have one dedicated Cruis'n world arcade cabinet upright version which is soon for trade/sale.
Have one pinball: world cup 94
neofan
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Joined: April 17th, 2020, 8:40 pm
Location: France
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Hello!

Post by neofan »

Hi everyone,

I collect arcade cab from the 80s/90s, I am especially looking for sega racing games like virtua racing, daytona, sega rally or turbo
Right now I am trying to fix these damn boards Monaco Gp :mad:

Eric
Sosfx3
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Joined: April 17th, 2020, 10:27 pm
Location: Southend
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Post by Sosfx3 »

Hi All,

I have been messing around with arcade games and Mame for a good 15 years now.
have 5 machines in the shed at the moment.
love consoles as well.
have been a member here before as sosfx however can't seem to access my account, so I have setup a new account.

See you all around!

Thanks
Steve
lewis2100
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Joined: April 19th, 2020, 7:21 am
Location: Taiwan(ROC),Taipei
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Post by lewis2100 »

:D Hello everybody!

I'm a new member from Taiwan(ROC).
It's glad to join the group.

Thanks!!!! :awe:
lewis2100
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Post by lewis2100 »

Dear friends of ARCADE OTAKU,

I'm a ARCADE FAN from Taiwan(ROC) and desire to learn knowledge from you.

Thanks!!!
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halowarrior40
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Joined: April 20th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Location: South dakota
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Post by halowarrior40 »

My name is Isaac and I’m new to these arcade forums and was looking at this forum for awhile. I’m also on the smhups.11 and arcade projects,and arcade museum. I also came across a rare board which I have more detail on the smhups forum
drako125
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Joined: April 20th, 2020, 8:48 pm
Location: USA
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Post by drako125 »

Hey!

My name is Miles. I joined the forum specifically in search of a candy cab to buy, since I've already got an American standup style cab. Been collecting since about this time last year when I bought an MV1C; its been a downward spiral ever sense :D
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