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Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 7th, 2018, 12:43 am
by RustyR
Hi All

After years of collecting and playing consoles I finally stumbled into this new world via an Neo Geo MVS one slot and a supergun..... I’m hooked!

Now I just need a Blast City or 3 and a bigger house!

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 8th, 2018, 10:06 pm
by JXZO
Hey there!

As a long time video game enthusiast, arcade games have always been a passion of mine. I have always wanted to get a candy cabinet and after living in Japan for a period of time has made me wish for one for a while. Also, I need to practice before going to my local friendly arcade that I frequent whenever I have time.

Let’s have a blast (city)!

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 9th, 2018, 12:29 pm
by nem
JXZO wrote:
November 8th, 2018, 10:06 pm
Hey there!

As a long time video game enthusiast, arcade games have always been a passion of mine. I have always wanted to get a candy cabinet and after living in Japan for a period of time has made me wish for one for a while. Also, I need to practice before going to my local friendly arcade that I frequent whenever I have time.

Let’s have a blast (city)!
I'll probably start selling cabs next year. Start saving your money.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 11th, 2018, 5:08 am
by lolitslee
Hey everyone,

I'm new to Japanese cabs but will be getting a New Astro City and Vewlix-L AMI soon. Living in the East coast of USA, it's pretty difficult to come across candy Cabs...

Can't wait to get my hands on them.

Been a long time console gamer and have built many custom wooden cabs but it's not the same.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 16th, 2018, 4:02 pm
by LordBuru
Hello Everyone,

I am a new member of Candy Cab ownership. I have a New Net City, and a Astro City, but have had a MVS 25-4 Ver 2. for sometime, so not entirely new of having arcade cabinets in the home.

I hope that I can pass my knowledge to other, as I have been interested in this stuff for year, but also learn new things.

I am based in Kitchener Ontario, Canada

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 16th, 2018, 8:42 pm
by bcn675
I am based in Gibraltar, Europe - been in arcade for a while, just starting to collect my first PCBs. Looking forward to contributing!

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 19th, 2018, 6:33 pm
by needaes
zak wrote:
October 30th, 2018, 7:42 pm
needaes wrote:
October 30th, 2018, 5:27 pm
Hi , i'm Fabien.
French arcade and neogeo collector.

I comme here for test my bad engrish :awe:
Herro Fabien! :awe:
Hello 8-)

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 22nd, 2018, 1:29 pm
by davidcoolman
Good news everyone and Hi ArcadeOtaku people,

I join your nice community to share experiences in fixing arcades and building controls.
Based in France and willing to meet people in real life.

Cheers.
David

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 22nd, 2018, 10:09 pm
by granty888
hello from the uk nottingham

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 11:18 am
by DoomsDave
Hi,

From Australia. Mostly into shmups. Have 3 cabs, E29, E2 and Blast City. Looking forward to looking around.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 7:06 pm
by MSKhaos69
Hi guys. Ive been collecting arcade games for a quite a few years now. Since 2011 to be exact. My first cabinet was a dynamo cab with strikers 1945. From there I got a neo geo big red. I currently own a dynamo with a vertical monitor, a dynamo with 6 buttons, a solo ddr cabinet, a doubles ddr cabinet, a neo geo big red and a neo candy. The neo candy is my most recent purchase.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 28th, 2018, 11:57 pm
by TheCb
Another arcade burnout has joined you lot. Glad to be here...

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 30th, 2018, 1:58 am
by noone
Hello everyone, Im from Chile, Latin America.
Recently started collecting arcade boards, many of them acquired in the "dead board" form and succeded in their resurrection, others... I did not, that's the main reason I'm here, looking forward to share knowledge about arcade and home systems boards , currently own a modest SNES collection, some modded bymyself toploader NES, some CPS2 and MVSs, making a fullset of hardware for upcoming fightning tournaments in my region - nothing against MAME, actually I play daily on emulators, but for events original hardware is the way to go - have woodworking experience and electronics. I sincerely appreciate this kind of space were dead-tech junkies can get together and share.

PS: sorry for my english, aint my born language.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: November 30th, 2018, 11:30 am
by episcor
Hi my name is Dominic and just researching candy cabs, Naomi etc thanks

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: December 1st, 2018, 9:05 am
by Jah
Hello everyone,
I'm Humberto and I'm from Spain but living in Denmark since 2014, my goal in this life is earn a New Astro City and a First Games satnd up cabinet from Covielsa Spanish manufacturer, which is probably the cabinet where I spend more hours in my childhood.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: December 1st, 2018, 9:06 am
by Benimaru7
Hi, I’ve been a long time Neo Geo fan since the 90’s and have been lucky enough to visit Japan a few times and experience their awesome arcades. It’s from their that my love of arcades and the equipment grew.

I currently have an AES collection, but would love to have a candy cab at home, but sadly space and my wife would be a slight problem! So I’m currently thinking to build a halfway house setup, using Saturn virtual pro sticks modded to fit the neo with some Taito stools and a B&O MX6000 28” CRT. It should feel close enough I hope! I’ll post up some progress as things move along.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: December 2nd, 2018, 3:59 am
by KOF
Hey everyone I'm a Candy lover and well KOF FOR LIFE! I'm a competitive player always looking to play with great competition and have fun as well. Have a decent size collection of cabs and board.

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: December 2nd, 2018, 10:54 am
by pubjoe
SBL wrote:
October 28th, 2018, 1:52 pm
Hi,
I was having fun with Commodore hardware for a long time, a year ago I discovered arcade cabinets are fun too!
Michel, from Holland
Wait! There are other games?!

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Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: December 2nd, 2018, 11:04 am
by suicider
DoomsDave wrote:
November 24th, 2018, 11:18 am
Hi,

From Australia. Mostly into shmups. Have 3 cabs, E29, E2 and Blast City. Looking forward to looking around.
Hi there Dave,

great to have you here. Love your definite list of Tate games for consoles over at the shmup forums :awe:

Cheers

Re: Introduce yourself here!

Posted: December 4th, 2018, 11:47 pm
by zondax
Hi Zondax here.
From France the land of cheese wine and eternal strikes.

If I begin arcade not too long ago. first cabinet a blast city...now there is one more an Exceleena Red and a 3rd one coming next January and should be a 20" cabinet.
And there is also a giant Data east wood cabinet.

Arcade was kind of a salvation, learned many thing while repairing the blast (I even redone the Jamma loom from scratch to make it JVS ready as it didn't have a 001 jamma loom)
and finally taking time to play games one by one. no more switching all the time thanks to emulation having trillions of titles. I can do 1CC and 2all more offen thanks to that.

hope I can share some of your knowledge here.

thanks