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  1. Billy and PacMan

    Yesterday at 05:44 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 ...
  2. Mistaken Identity

    10-14-2021 at 09:28 PM
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    Somebody seems to have mistaken me for Todd Rogers! 5 minute mark.
  3. Even more retro animations!

    10-14-2021 at 06:57 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
  4. Sweet Sweet graphics

    10-13-2021 at 07:28 PM
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    Check it out! I made this sprite last night and I love it.
  5. All quiet on the western front

    10-04-2021 at 06:54 PM
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    Team Billy has been oddly silent over the past few weeks. Could this mean that the court case against TG has bee dropped? Settle?I am still hoping for sanity to reign.
  6. PerfectPacMan.com: under new management

    09-26-2021 at 08:49 AM
    This just came across my desk...
  7. Yet another lawsuit: Billy vs Karl Jobst

    09-16-2021 at 12:36 PM


    When will this insanity end? Billy was also trying his hand at cancel culture today against David Race. I called him out on it. You can't drape yourself in the American flag while trying to get people cancelled.Notch (maker of Minecraft) has already said he would pay Karl's legal ...
  8. Karl Jobst: Update

    09-11-2021 at 09:48 AM
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  9. A new blog: This Old Coder

    09-10-2021 at 08:16 PM
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    I found a new home for my Raspberry Pi tech articles. Perhaps you could take a gander. https://datagod.hashnode.dev/ Thanks!
  10. The True God of Kong!

    09-02-2021 at 06:08 PM
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    Robbie Lakeman, world record holder for Donkey Kong (Arcade), has retired from competitive Donkey Kong.I don't think anyone will ever beat his score, not any time soon. It is just such a brutal game and no other players have that level of dedication, concentration, and lets face it...awesomeness.I ...
  11. 1 inch screen

    08-24-2021 at 03:11 PM
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    This is a tiny radio transmitter running Meshtastic. Private messenging system, off grid, range of 5 miles. You can use it with an app on a phone, no network access required. Each device passes on mesages they detect, making sure your message gets to the destination. Great for groups out hiking. ...
  12. First video game of chess?

    08-24-2021 at 06:20 AM
    This is a screenshot from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey
    It never got my attention before, but last night I was watching it and I realized they are playing computer chess, with graphics, on a widescreen monitor.This movie was filmed in 1969.
    The movie itself is a real slow burner compared to ...

    Updated 08-24-2021 at 06:23 AM by datagod

  13. Retro Gamers Group

    08-21-2021 at 05:51 AM
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    I despise Big Tech censorship and have had a Gab account for years. I rarely use it because Twitter really still has a lot of use especially for following world events. Facebook is great for keeping in touch with friends, but getting 30 day bans regulary is really starting to wear on people.Today I ...
  14. Funspot news: ACAM

    08-20-2021 at 12:22 PM

    Congrats to Gary!
  15. Brofest: 2016

    08-18-2021 at 09:45 AM
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    Brofest 2016 at Funspot was the last tournament I entered there, sad to say. Here are some shots I took:One dude getting his score checked while another raises his hands for the next ref. Scores were adjudicated by Aurcade volunteers.

    Stephen Wagner and John (Redelf) McAllister, two of the ...
  16. Twin Galaxies Entertainment Festival - even more photos

    08-18-2021 at 06:51 AM
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    Jace sitting next to some real superstars as he cheers on the competitors.

    Our beloved Michael Sroka and the camera that sank the dreams of many a cheater.
    Are you ready to rumble? Atari 2600 tournament.A former member of Twin Galaxies. I hope he comes back soon.


    Richie Knucklez, ...
  17. Twin Galaxies Entertainment Festival

    08-14-2021 at 09:17 PM
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    @Jace Hall and his staff worked around the clock to set up the equipment for the arcade and retro game tournaments. Each machine had cameras and monitors, the event was broadcast around the world.I love the photos I got, but because I was working I didn't really get to hang out and chat with people. ...
  18. I miss Marcade

    08-14-2021 at 09:03 PM
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    Marc and Imoto playing some pinball at Arcade Expo 5.0. One of my best road trips ever.
  19. Passing the mantle?

    08-14-2021 at 07:26 AM
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    Was this the time that Tommy and Keith met and talked about the Amico? I don't know. It is a cool picture though.
    This was at the Twin Galaxies festival in Banning California. Keith Robinson (RIP) traded me an Intellivision Flashback for some big photos I had of various events. He was ...
  20. New leaderboard?

    08-13-2021 at 06:38 AM
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    I was checking out some old bookmarks and I found the TG shoutbox. @JJT_Defender did you know you are the top of this leaderboard? :)


  21. What is Arcade Culture magazine?

    08-13-2021 at 05:55 AM
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    TG has been growing lately, and I wanted to share some of my older work with the new folks.I took my first trip to Funspot in 2010. That was my introduction to the rebirth of arcades, and arcade culture. Richie Knucklez had a show on Justin.TV called "Arcade Culture" so as a way of having ...
  22. Donkey Kong?

    08-13-2021 at 05:31 AM
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    George has something to say about DK.
  23. Candid Photos at events

    08-13-2021 at 05:29 AM
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    As you may have noticed, I used to travel to events and take photos. My favorite type of photo is candid. I use a fairly long lens and try to stand far back so as to be un-noticed. I capture people doing what they do, usually in the middle of a conversation. Here you see the reigning DK ...
  24. TG News: Needs update

    08-13-2021 at 05:07 AM
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    Just putting this out there. The TG News section is...how shall I say...stale? We need some regular contributors, news feeds, etc. Gotta keep the eyeballs coming here.
  25. Raspberry Pi: Who needs fans?

    08-12-2021 at 11:10 AM
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    Wanted to show you a stack of Raspberry Pi computers without fans. These are version 4, with generate a lot of heat. I just attach them to old heat sinks from PC's. Works great, no sound. Sadly the image got rotated once I uploaded it. :(

    I really hate how TG uploader rotates the ...
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