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…"
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"
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"
Hi everyone and thanks for dropping by again. Today I am going to recount a recent road trip, north, to Glasgow and the adventure that unfolded in front of me leading to a most unexpected, yet very welcomed surprise. But first, we need to set the scene…. It was a Friday, in mid-May and I […]Read more "An Arcade Road Trip – Way up North…"
Hi everyone. Thanks for popping back, I hope you will like where we end up by the bottom of the page – no scrolling ahead though!! In case you missed my last entry, or just want to catch up or refresh your memory, please click here to bring yourself up to speed with this build. In essence […]Read more "Donkey Kong Bartop Scratch Build – Part 2"
Hi folks. Whilst I wait for some much-needed parts to progress my Robotron Build, I thought I would take the time to look back, over another scratch build that I completed in 2015. There are a couple of reasons for this; One, it puts in the time until I can get the Robo build progressing again; […]Read more "Donkey Kong Bartop Scratch Build – Part 1"
Well, it has certainly been a while since the last Roby update, but now is the time to break the fast and see what we have been busy with. Strap yourselves in returning readers and let us embark on the next chapter. We have a panel to control…. In the last update (some embarrassing weeks ago now) the cab […]Read more "Robotron Cabaret Scratch Build – Part 4."
Hi Everyone and thanks for popping back. Whilst I’m just waiting on being in a position to post the next update of my Robotron Build, I thought I would share another of my current cabs with you. It is a cabinet that I had never seen or even heard of, before I started in this hobby, […]Read more "Raspberry Flavoured Candy Cabinet"