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  1. Book: Confessions of the Game Doctor

    06-01-2020 at 06:12 PM
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    I remember Electronics Game Magazine in my later teen years, I was a little young (and poor) when it first came out. All my spending money went into the local bowling alley arcade machines. Now as an adult I am very much interested in reading of the history of the magazines, the games, and the companies ...
  2. New console: Atari VCS Update

    06-01-2020 at 05:10 AM
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    500+ units set to leave the factor in 2 weeks. Close to 12000 indie backers are waiting. Can't wait for the first on hands reviews.
  3. Book: From Intellivision to Amico

    05-30-2020 at 08:12 PM
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    Get a free copy of this e-book. It is short and to the point. Building hype is part of the fun. I am looking forward to owning and reviewing this new system soon.
    https://dl.bookfunnel.com/p7lbzuurbd?fbclid=IwAR1aBVOOmRlt6OO1xIbwn8Fw7DXJt1 8I-wGczvxy3eHGVlp8JQQT3P-qOtQ
  4. Almost lost them!

    05-29-2020 at 03:39 PM
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    I thought I lost a whole month of photos. Turns out I just misnamed a folder. Here are some goodies from the Kong Off 4.


  5. Twin Galaxies: Exciting times!!

    05-29-2020 at 12:12 PM

    I wanted to share my excitement for what seems to be definite positive inertia with the Twin Galaxies community. Adjudications are going through in record time, disputes are quickly actioned and closed, many community members are making interesting blog posts.Top champions are here to compete ...
  6. Playstation 5 Internals

    05-25-2020 at 05:02 AM
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    https://www.gamesradar.com/ps5-specs/
    The latest generation of consoles boast an insane amount of firepower.Just looking at clock cycles, the CPU provides 200% more than than the PS4, while on the GPU side there is a 550% increase in floating point operations per second.When it comes to FLOPS ...

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  7. Bill Carlton is still going strong!

    05-24-2020 at 07:53 PM
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    Check out his stream. He is now in the top 10.https://www.twitch.tv/kencade?fbclid=IwAR1DExjPK98-7-_CgAMm1dxZZCcBimbT--OUHF2kewkRqEHPXYeWqEEQFCg
  8. Website activity feed

    05-23-2020 at 03:35 PM
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    This is a screen shot from Twitterfall, a website that is great for watching certain topics on Twitter. When something big happens, I search for that term and I can see what people all around the world are talking about. This is very helpful during disasters or terrorist attacks. It is like ...
  9. Helping out with screenshots

    05-23-2020 at 01:42 PM
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    To help my fellow community members with taking better screenshots, I created this wiki entry.Please check it out and let me know if there is anything I could improve on. Since it is a WIKI, you are more than welcome to edit the page as well.Lets stay positive.
  10. Wiki woes

    05-22-2020 at 01:04 PM

    Thanks derdergoob! What a jerk.
  11. 3D NES Emulator

    05-22-2020 at 08:54 AM
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    This is fascinating and beautiful!
  12. Raspberry Pi: Twin Galaxies Edition

    05-20-2020 at 04:55 PM
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    Here is a Raspberry Pi 3 computer with a 4 inch touch screen installed. I am running Chromium browser in Kiosk mode. It switched between a cool green clock, and weather report. I thought I would mix it up a bit and see what TG looks like. It is pretty damn sweet!I'll see if I can get ...
  13. Quest to constantly learn: Raspberry Pi GPSLog

    05-17-2020 at 06:28 PM
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    I am the kind of person that if I play a game for an hour or more, I feel agitated. Games are cool and fun, but I truly enjoy learning more than playing.For the past month or so I have decided to learn more about SQLITE database and NCURSES. Databases are a piece of cake. NCURSES was tough. ...
  14. Marquee: Gyruss

    05-15-2020 at 11:03 PM
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    Another colorful marquee at Funspot in NH. Gyruss is a game I never really got into, despite my joy for shooters from that era.
  15. Marquee: 1943

    05-15-2020 at 10:37 PM
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    Capcom's 1943 is my all time favorite arcade game. This was taken at funspot, as you can see in the uncropped photo below.


  16. Marquee: Contra

    05-13-2020 at 09:24 PM
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    This is a high res photo, but the marquee looks like a low res print. Oh well, enjoy it anyway.
  17. Tron Marquee

    05-12-2020 at 05:16 PM
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    Here is a Tron Marquee from Funspot. Below is the larger shot before being cropped and tweaked for color and brightness.


  18. Some cool trading cards

    05-12-2020 at 03:53 PM
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    I have at least 2,000 TG trading cards. I purchased several sets over the years, and Walter Day sent me many gift packages. I was rummaging through some old photo albums and found these little gems. It isn't easy to get the cards to stand, so I used a little helper ...
  19. Photos: Richie Knuckles Arcade

    05-12-2020 at 10:31 AM
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    I have many version of this iconic sign. Just poking around my folders and I found one I don't think I shared before. This was a tough shot to get right, considering that I wanted to see the screens, the marquees AND the blindingly bright ARCADE sign.
  20. Donkey Kong Lawsuits and Countersuits: new and imporoved thread

    05-10-2020 at 09:23 AM
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    https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mitchell-Complaint.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3d8q5Zmo9hPRyu-vJFrAQX8XLi38EJJtazWA1YlOemqxzYWMbZnLJjfG4NOTE: my previous post has heavily censored and then eventually locked. As much fun as it is to all joke back and forth, I can only guess that ...
  21. Donkey Kong lawsuits?

    05-07-2020 at 10:46 PM
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    So I was reading about Billy Mitchell vs Twin Galaxies, and I noticed there are 1-200 DOES mentioned. I believe that means "John Doe as in persons whose names are not currently known"Court Documents:
    https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mitchell-Complaint.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3d8q5Zmo9hPRyu-vJFrAQX8XLi38EJJtazWA1YlOemqxzYWMbZnLJjfG4 ...
  22. Ned Troide

    04-30-2020 at 08:20 PM
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    I was reading today on the internet that Net Troide had some fantastic score on Defender until some guy in Texas claimed it as his own. Is there a disputed opened up yet?Enquiring minds want to know.
  23. Submissions going through!

    04-09-2020 at 12:20 PM
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    My TG submission queue counter has been happily chirping all day. Yesterday this number was close to 600.
  24. Adding to the talent stack

    04-09-2020 at 06:24 AM
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    During the past 2 months I have been using two A.I. assisted photo manipulation apps. FaceApp (for changing expressions and backgrouns) and Comica for converting to cartoons. They let you focus on creativity and not the minutae of photoshop layers and whatnot. Here are some examples of my non-political ...
  25. State of the Galaxies

    04-02-2020 at 04:47 PM
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    It has been 5 years since this episode aired. @Jace Hall , when will you air the next episode? You can't say you are too busy travelling the country now. Everyone now lives like I do down in the Subarctica bunker.
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