Well, it’s the final post in this restoration, which means, we are either going to be playing Centipede, by the end of this, or, a partly working cab will be hitting the market place…. Read on to find out… If you haven’t been following this resto, and/or you just want to catch up on the […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 5: THE FINAL MUSHROOM…"
Welcome back everyone. With winter on the back foot, temperatures on the up and lockdown still, well, locking us down, what better a time, to get back into fixing up this cabinet. If you haven’t been following this resto, and you want to catch up on the work so far, then click here Atari Centipede […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 4: IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS…"
To Have or To Hold (’til Ebay do part)….. As a 40 something gamer, console and computer gaming has been a part of my life since as far back as I can remember. From the early days of handheld gaming, the infiltration of households by the then great Atari, the Sega/Nintendo, Spectrum/Commodore playground wars, the advent […]Read more "To Have or to Hold (’til EBay do part)…."
Welcome back everyone, thought I would try and get this segment written and out before the Christmas break and the ensuing chaos commences. As you can see, I did not manage this after all. Oh well. As always if you are new here, thank you for stopping by and if you wish to catch up […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 3: MORE WOODWORKING"
Welcome back readers, to another entry on this restoration. If you missed the previous part(s), catch up HERE, or use the menu to start from the beginning. By now, you will be aware that I am hoping to update this particular restoration with shorter, more specific posts, concentrating on one area of business, taking it […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 2: POWER SUPPLY UNIT"
Good day readers, here we are again, thank you for coming back. If you missed the back story as to how I came to get hold of this iconic cabinet from Atari, then please click this LINK and have a read. But without any further delay, let us commence the restoration. As I said last […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 1: BASIC WOODWORKING"
Good day and welcome back readers. With the world a little ‘unsettled’ just now, and more incentives than ever to stay indoors and play games, I thought it was time to start a new project and update the blog at the same time. Back in late 2018, early 2019, I got the opportunity to purchase […]Read more "Atari Centipede Restoration – An Introduction"
Welcome back readers. Do I have an update for you. That’s not a question, I really do, and it’s a good one. So, get settled in and read on. As always, if you missed the start of this restoration story, then you can catch up HERE, before reading on. For those that are up to […]Read more "ATARI ASTEROIDS COCKTAIL RESTORATION – PART 3"
Welcome back readers. Things are moving apace, not something I ever thought I would write on here, so without any delay, let’s read on. If you missed the start of this restoration story, then you can catch up here, before reading on. For those ready to go, grab a brew, get comfy and prepare to […]Read more "ATARI ASTEROIDS COCKTAIL RESTORATION – PART 2"
Hi everyone and thanks for stopping by, again. Once more things have gotten a little busy in real life stuff, which has put the brakes on the fun stuff a little, but, where time has allowed, I have been tinkering away with the restoration of my Atari Asteroids Cocktail cabinet. You can read more about […]Read more "Atari Asteroids Cocktail Restoration – Part 1"