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Joined: January 1st, 2019, 10:28 am
Location: Cologne, Germany
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i am Maik from Germany. Collecting pinball and have a Sega Hang On and a Outrun sitdown cabinet.
Now my first Candy Cab is coming (Blast City). Hope to get more into it, as i played those often at Akihabara.

Greetings Maik
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Joined: January 1st, 2019, 3:49 pm
Location: USA
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Post by dza »

Hello. Looking forward to being part of this community. I have been on KLOV for awhile but I recently got around to restoring my Naomi Universal Cabinet and realized that this forum has a lot of good resources. Here a couple pics of my arcade: ... 2.jpg?dl=0 ... 7.jpg?dl=0
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Joined: January 2nd, 2019, 1:57 am
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Post by sabreAZ »

Hello everyone. My name is Scott. Long time arcade junkie. Bought my first cabinet last year(Vewlix), and I'm hooked!
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Joined: August 3rd, 2018, 10:37 am
Location: Germany
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I´m Frank from Germany....aged 55 and collecting pinballs and jukeboxes for nearly 25 years. Into Arcade around 15 years and in my gamerooms are 5 universal cabs and an original taito cocktail phoenix. Playing and collecting mostly shooters like R-type and in the hunt.....unfortunately I´m a lousy player ;)

Best regards
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Joined: January 2nd, 2019, 3:59 am
Location: Arizona
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Post by Aval0n »

Hello. Aval0n here. I'm in IT and have been making repro artwork for classic arcades but my love for capcom games and competing in evo got me into my own vewlix L set which I upgraded to 1080p.

Just looking to get to know others knowledge share etc.
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Joined: January 8th, 2019, 4:13 pm
Location: USA
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Post by DarthMig »

Hello everyone. New to this forum and arcade collecting. Have only been doing it for 1yr. I am in the IT field. I am still learning and looking to contribute to the community when i can.

I currently own 5x cps2 boards one being a a Darksoft Multi, Neogeo MV1ACH and a 2 slot board, IGS PGM mobo with not games yet and a Naomi with no games yet.

Will be purchasing a Darksoft MVS multicart and really want to purchase and own at least one CAVE shmup arcade board.

Hope to make friends here and purchase some hardware.
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Joined: January 8th, 2019, 8:16 pm
Location: Finland
eBay: ilallu
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Hi and greetings from Finland!

I have two cabinets at the moment, mainly i have focused my hobby to Sega ;)
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Joined: January 9th, 2019, 2:50 am
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Post by WigglesWorth »

Hello, new here from halifax Nova scotia. Just purchased 2 candy cabs one for naomi the other for MVS. Came here looking for information and buy a few games :)
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Location: Brockport NY

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Post by djjimmyjames »

Long time lurker here, this place is filled with info spent many nights reading.
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Joined: January 10th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Location: Teesside
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Post by mx5dob »

Hi all. I’m from the UK and have been replacing my home console collection with arcade pcb’s since getting my unusual Neo geo MVS ‘Playvision’ arcade cab for my 40th birthday.

I only have room for one cab (currently in our dining room) so I have a smallcab supergun connected to my CRT TV for playing vertical shmups.
Plus a Picade form playing all those games I cant afford to buy!

I’m pretty much finished with collecting PCB’s unless I can find my holy grail - a good price ‘Nostradamus’ by Face board. I’ve bid on a couple on Yahoo japan auctions but keep losing out!

Anyway. Here’s my current collection of arcade gear:

Puzzle bobble with box
Puzzle de pon kit
Metal slug 2
Metal slug 4 kit
Last blade with art
Aero fighters 2
Last resort
Neo turf masters with box
Sengoku kit
Super sidekicks 3 kit
Waku waku 7
Blazing star kit
Garou with art
Art of fighting 2
Kabuki klash
World heroes 2
Kof 99 with art
Metal slug 3
Matrimelee kit
3 count bout
Magician lord

Hyper 64:
Samurai spirits 2 kit
Buriki one
Fatal fury wild ambition kit

Kof 2003 jamma kit
Svc chaos jamma with art
Metal slug 5 jamma
Raiden fighters
Last duel
Drift out
Thunder dragon
Sonic wings
Denjin makai 2

Radiant Silvergun
Cotton 2 with art
Steep slope sliders with art
Purikura daisakusen

The rumble fish

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Joined: January 9th, 2019, 11:43 pm
Location: Linköping
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Post by ArcadeDreams »

Hey! Swedish collector Ivan here, new to the forum. Got my first cabinet back in 2006 and through out the years had lots of different cabinets. Would love to get my hands on Night Slashers if the opportunity comes.
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Joined: December 30th, 2018, 10:22 pm
Location: Fourside
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Post by Yams »

mx5dob wrote:
January 10th, 2019, 1:16 pm
I've never seen a Neo Geo cabinet like this before. Is this custom? I dig that!

Name is Yams, the kinda name you would expect a baggy jeaned arcade rat to have (these days I feel like that has less of the negative connotations that it used to).

I wanted my first post to be something useful, like stuff on the Sigma Raijin. I've been working on documenting the entire thing (Wiring diagrams, schematics, parts lists, etc) as there is not a ton of information out there, and a LOT of mixed information that clashes quite a lot. Also some design changes, like better strain relieving (stock = wire tied to the coin/start/switch boards), stand offs for the coin/start board and grounding.

I know it's not often people will be opening them, but the info will be there for those who want it ^_^

All that fun stuff :) big time fan of the ArcadeOtaku Wiki, and some of this could be useful when I get that long post written out.

I'm very approachable, so whoever reads this stuff feel free to hit up
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Location: Portland, Oregon
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Post by dootbeep »

Haven't been on here in a couple of years but thought I would reintroduce myself; rocking a Sega Astro City cab with a Game King installed. Replaced the monitor recently with a flat screen (kept blowing screens). Took me years, but finally found the original card, paperwork, and inserts for the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure arcade game. Should be shipping from Japan next week. WOO!


I'll be ordering some Taito chairs soon and a plexi for the top. Really excited to be active again with you folks.
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Joined: January 16th, 2019, 2:26 am
Location: Union City, CA
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Post by zombiespammer »

Hello Everyone! New to the forums here since I just picked up my first New Net City! Starting my collection with a System 256 system, but I hope to expand it to include Naomi and a ST-V boards and games. Now I need all the information I can get to complete my dream setup, so I hope to be on here a lot more!
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Joined: January 20th, 2019, 4:41 pm
Location: Spain
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Post by Porthos »

Hi everyone!

I'm from Spain, I'm 42 years old and my passion is arcade games.

I've got a very few PCB's, I stopped buying a few years ago but I'm back again. I've got my favorite game between them: an original Final Fight CPS.
I love shmups, specially Cave games. I'm not a good player with Cave games but I enjoy playing with them. I've got the three Cave PGM cartridge conversions, original PCB have a crazy prices. My favorites are Futari Black Label and Ketsui.

I'm looking for a unicorn (AKA Egret II, Egret III or Atomiswave SD). I hope to buy one this year at reasonable price.

Sorry for weird phrases or words but english is not my language. I can understand when I read it, but express myself in english is another story ^^

I expect to learn a lot in this forum, and meet good people too.
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Joined: January 15th, 2019, 10:05 am
Location: France
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Post by Sebbeug »


i'm a 43 years old french guy.
My first cab was an Euro cab i bought last year.

Since then I bought some other cabs : an SNK NEO25, an original 220V NAC, and last week : A canary Taito.

Thanks for this forum and all its precious informations.
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Joined: January 22nd, 2019, 4:49 pm
Location: Canada
eBay: id

Hi from Canada

Post by tsavathay »

Hi, I'm Tsavathay.

I'm here to level up and learn more about arcade ownership and possibly purchase my very first one.

I enjoy shoot em up, fighting games and puzzle games.

Excited to learn from the site and members.
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Joined: January 23rd, 2019, 6:03 pm
Location: France
eBay: Neo-Orbital

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Post by PrettyMachine »

Hi everyone,
I’m from France, i’m 40 old.

My first cab is a NNC and i love SNK games especially the Metal Slug and KOF series.

Best regards,
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Joined: January 24th, 2019, 8:34 am
Location: France
eBay: Nitrocyrus

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Post by Nitrocyrus »


I’m 37 and from France too !

Started with arcade in 2006 and playing on Sega and Taito 15/31 cab, I tried HD ... and stopped it :)

Hope to meet other arcade fans here!
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Location: Argentina
eBay: sergioscabone
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Post by Sergioeldraco »

Hello! I´m Sergio from Argentina, new in this adiction and with tons of questions! (and a very limitated english :P )
trying to reconstruct some arcades :)

-my tiny collection includes:
34'', 26'', and 20'' generic cabinet, and an "okbaby"
originall pcb: naomi mvc2, MVC, samurai shodown and hat trick hero. Bootleg: SF2, MK, pandora box4s+.

happy to be here !
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