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  1. State of the Galaxies: need input

    01-20-2022 at 01:31 PM
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    This is a very interesting feature of the Twin Galaxies' facebook group. You can sign up for $6.49 a month and get a sticker.

    Is there anything else going on we need to know about?Also, I now look like Barthax. Handsome devil he is.
  2. Dot Invaders

    01-04-2022 at 01:09 PM
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    My latest creation...
    This can be run as a standalone program, or it can be triggerred via the Twitch bot.The Twith bot connects to your twitch stream, and runs commands submitted by your viewers. This particular game is launched with the command ?invaders which will run the game for 5 minutes, ...

    Updated 01-04-2022 at 05:53 PM by datagod

  3. Please review: Arcade - Super Bikes 2

    01-03-2022 at 11:56 AM
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    I created a track with what I believe are clear instructions and rules. Please review and donate points if you think it is acceptable.https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/240736-Arcade-Super-Bikes-2-Fastest-time-Las-Vegas

  4. LEDarcade: Twitch Display

    12-27-2021 at 04:23 PM
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    I created an interactive Twitch display. Shows view counts, uptime, followers, etc. It allows the chat viewers to issue commands and change the display as well.
  5. Stay Young!

    12-25-2021 at 09:57 AM
    You may have seen me moving arcade machines around in the winter using my trusty sled. This is a small log, only about 350 pounds (ash is a very hard hardwood). The tree is in the background. It died a few years ago so I let it stand until I was ready to take it down. The remaining logs (9 feet ...
  6. Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays

    12-24-2021 at 03:01 PM
    Merry Christmas everyone! I have been incredibly busy for the past few months. All my spare time has been used to program my LEDarcade library, which I have used to build a Twitch Aware clock thingy. I am in an alpha testing phase with a friend. I hope to have some videos out there soon.In the ...
  7. A.I. Generated Artwork

    12-15-2021 at 11:13 AM


    Wombo Art will generate images for you in whatever style you pick.Here are a couple that I did today. The above one is "Datagod" in a retro-synth style. Next I did Twin Galaxies in retro, and "People playing video games" in steam punk style.


  8. Old Pinball: Gotlieb's Domino

    12-09-2021 at 10:59 AM
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    This game was produced in 1968. It is a rare game likely because it jusn't that imaginitive or fun.https://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=14102
    I had a bigger writeup yesterday but I guess I navigated away before it was finished being submitted. My bad, but it pissed me off.
  9. Twin Galaxies: Live Stream Poster

    12-08-2021 at 12:58 PM

    A photo of a poster at TG HQ. My wife and I tagged along with the real stars, and Jace graciously gave us a grand tour even though he was in the middle of a super busy promotional event. Ah, those were the days.
  10. MiSTer: Hardware replication

    12-05-2021 at 08:48 PM
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    This is incredibly interesting to a hacker like me.Anyone out there have a MiSTer?
  11. Open Source CRT

    11-29-2021 at 08:16 PM
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    For all the retro gaming that goes on here there are very few discussions about CRT's. I always keep my eye out for good (free) ones. I have about 14 so far. This is an interesting project. Replacing the chassis with modern components. What do you think?
  12. Cool game

    11-27-2021 at 10:21 AM
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    https://www.gog.com/game/arcade_paradise

  13. My new favorite streamer: Hank Hill

    11-24-2021 at 08:07 PM
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    You gotta see it to believe it. Hank Hill playing vidya games.: Oh wait a minute! The link is right there!
    @admin staff something strange is happening with ...

    Updated 11-24-2021 at 08:35 PM by datagod

  14. History: Third age of Arcades

    11-24-2021 at 07:23 PM
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    For most of the past 11 years I have been an avid Arcade game player, collector, photographer, etc. I have many thousands of photos never seen by anyone but me. I have travelled to tournaments all over America and have many great stories to tell.Before I forget the details, I want to get it all ...
  15. New Interview with my favorite TG Referee: RTM!!

    11-23-2021 at 08:22 PM
    https://perfectpacman.com/2021/11/20/new-interview-with-robert-mruczek/#more-1182
    @ersatz_cats interviewed RTM recently. Tune in and listen. https://perfectpacman.com/2021/11/20/new-interview-with-robert-mruczek/#more-1182
  16. Sad News: Bob Lawton passed away


    The beloved founder of Funspot has passed away. He was 90. I spoke with him many times since I started going to Funspot in 2010. What a great, hard working man. RIP Bob.
  17. Water cooler talk

    11-05-2021 at 06:54 AM
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    When I used to work in an office with a younger crowd, they kept a water cooler in the kitchen area. People would go get water or coffee, and hang around for a bit and chat. "Hey, did you see Seinfeld last night?" "Did you see the latest Dilbert cartoon?" "Do you prefer ...
  18. Cleveland Classic Gaming: Nov 13, 2021

    11-04-2021 at 09:53 AM
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    https://www.gamecleveland.com/
    Don't miss out on this awesome event! If the borders were open I would be there (after an 11 hour drive, and a visit to @Snowflake )
  19. IVGHOV

    11-02-2021 at 09:58 AM
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    Did anyone attend the IVGHOV over the weekend? I heard there may have been some interesting shenanigans.

  20. Be careful with those coins!

    10-30-2021 at 09:16 AM
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    Gotta pay those taxes somehow!
  21. Pixel Vision 8: Stories from an Open Source game developer

    10-26-2021 at 07:37 AM
    https://jessefreeman.hashnode.dev/the-dark-side-of-supporting-an-open-source-project
    I found Jesse's story to be moving. I too know what it is like to toil away, spending thousands of hours on a project. I don't do mine for money though. I do it for the satisfaction of tackling puzzles ...
  22. An update

    10-25-2021 at 08:44 PM
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    An update from our good friend Tipster

  23. Billy and PacMan

    10-18-2021 at 06:44 AM
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    Just posting this here so I can link to it.

    This is a photograph of Billy Mitchell and PacMan. Taken in Fairfield Iowa, 2014. This photograph appears all over the internet. Publishers have taken the photo from Billy's twitter feed without giving me any credit at all. This goes against ...
  24. Mistaken Identity

    10-14-2021 at 10:28 PM
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    Somebody seems to have mistaken me for Todd Rogers! 5 minute mark.
  25. Even more retro animations!

    10-14-2021 at 07:57 PM
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    I could not sleep last night, so I just kept coding away. I added a spider, and improved the animation for the Intellivision Running Man. This is for my LEDarcade project.https://github.com/datagod/LEDarcade
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