Category Archives: Vintage

My Arcade MAME Cabinet – UPDATED for 2017!

We recently upgraded the computer, software, joystick controller and monitor plus other physical aspects of our standup MAME arcade emulator cabinet for the game room.

Get Launchbox: https://www.launchbox-app.com

Computer Specs:
Dell x8900-2506BLK
Intel Quad Core i7-6700 3.4 GHz Processor
16 GB DDR4 RAM
1 TB HDD Storage

Let me explain something to you. Um, I am not “Mr. Lebowski”. You’re Mr. Lebowski. I’m the Dude. So that’s what you call me. You know, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, Duder, or El Duderino if you’re not into the whole brevity thing.

Atari 2600 Buying Guide & Best Games

A collecting guide for the new Atari 2600 owner! Learn about the hardware variations, how to connect to your TV, controller types and also some rockin’ game recommendations for day 1.

Games Shown:
Joust
Pitfall II
Millipede
River Raid
Warlords
Berzerk
Pac-Man Jr
HERO
Space Rocks
Atlantis

Continue reading Atari 2600 Buying Guide & Best Games

Vectrex Regeneration iOS Review (iPad)

The Vectrex home console was a bit of an anomaly back in the early 80s, with it’s vector based graphics, built in TV and analog joysticks. Now, that classic & rare console has been lovingly brought to the iOS platform along with many of the games. I review the iPad version along with the iCade and come away impressed!
Continue reading Vectrex Regeneration iOS Review (iPad)

Atari 2600 Games That Don’t Suck

Sometimes when you rediscover your childhood treasures, they aren’t quite as polished when you are an adult. Have no fear! I take it upon myself this week to compile the Atari 2600 games that are still a lot of fun even today. In an age of 3D HD graphics, surround sound and multi-core processors, there is still a lot of fun to be had in many old Atari games from 30 years ago.

Continue reading Atari 2600 Games That Don’t Suck