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  1. "VG Squirrel" strip #24

    08-17-2014 at 05:00 PM ("VG Squirrel" comic)

    Updated 08-17-2014 at 10:00 PM by John Smallberries

  2. "VG Squirrel" strip #23

    08-16-2014 at 12:11 PM ("VG Squirrel" comic)
    VG Squirrel

    Updated 08-16-2014 at 12:14 PM by John Smallberries

  3. Atari Centipede Arcade Machine Restoration - Part 2

    08-16-2014 at 10:15 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...restoration-2/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:07 AM by TT

  4. Atari Centipede Arcade Machine Restoration - Part 1

    08-10-2014 at 11:59 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...restoration-1/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:07 AM by TT

  5. Twin Galaxies / Life Magazine photo re-enactment

    08-05-2014 at 09:56 PM
    This is the official color photo of the Twin Galaxies / Life Magazine re-enactment in Ottumwa Iowa. The version floating around the net was quickly thrown together just to get the buzz going.

    This was a tough shot. The ground was very un-even, I was up a ladder and feeling woozy from ...

    Updated 08-06-2014 at 08:50 AM by datagod

  6. Atari Tempest Arcade Restoration - Part 6 FINAL

    08-03-2014 at 01:11 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...ation-6-final/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:06 AM by TT

  7. Caitlin Oliver Takes New World Record on Splatterhouse

    08-01-2014 at 02:03 PM
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    New World Record
    Caitlin Oliver- 638,100

    Previous World Record
    Anthony Paparo-626,600

    Caitlin Oliver, The Queen Of Darkness, beat World Record Champion Anthony Paparo’s score on Splatterhouse, July, ...

    Updated 08-01-2014 at 02:13 PM by A Former Member

  8. Steve Wiebe Lands a Cameo in Adam Sandler's New Movie "Pixels"

    08-01-2014 at 12:12 PM
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    Director: Chris Columbus
    Starring:
    Adam Sandler
    Kevin James
    Peter Dinklage
    Michelle Monaghan
    Release: May 15, 2015

    When aliens confuse video signals from old classic arcade games as a threat of ...
  9. Atari Tempest Arcade Restoration - Part 5

    07-30-2014 at 07:15 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...restoration-5/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:05 AM by TT

  10. StreetPass Tips: Make The Most of Your 3DS

    07-29-2014 at 05:24 PM
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    Streetpass is one of the most intriguing feature of the Nintendo 3DS and it happens when you are around other 3DS users who also use StreetPass. It has even became the base of many gaming communities and social gatherings. Today I share tips and tricks ...
  11. Who's your daddy?

    07-26-2014 at 10:35 AM
    One thing you can say about Walter day is that women love getting their photo taken with him. This cover from early 2013 shows exactly that.



  12. Atari Tempest Arcade Restoration - Part 4

    07-26-2014 at 10:25 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...restoration-4/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:05 AM by TT

  13. Why the stripes?

    07-26-2014 at 08:46 AM
    One of the most recognized images in gaming is Walter Day in his referee uniform. Did you ever wonder what inspired him to don the striped shirt in the first place? I took a stroll through the Arcade Culture archives and found an early issue that explains it all.

    Page 6 has an article ...
  14. Steven Kleisath Beats 24-Year Standing Record on Mario Bros

    07-25-2014 at 10:22 AM
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    "One of my greatest and daunting accomplishments," said Steven Kleisath after it was announced yesterday that he had beaten the long-standing 2nd place world record of 3,481,000 points set in 1985 by gaming legend, Perry Rogers, by achieving a score of ...

    Updated 07-25-2014 at 10:26 AM by A Former Member

  15. Atari Tempest Arcade Restoration - Part 3

    07-25-2014 at 01:24 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...restoration-3/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:04 AM by TT

  16. Where the Wild Games Are - Part II

    07-24-2014 at 12:02 PM
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    ]After spending several days eating and drinking and antiquing our way through Door County, it was time to head back to Madison. A quick Google search of "Madison WI arcade" turned up a few promising leads on where I could locate a larger, more robust collection of classic games from the 70's & 80's. ...
  17. Where the Wild Games Are (In ChicagoLand it Seems) - Part I

    07-23-2014 at 04:54 PM
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    Well, despite my best intentions, it has been almost two months since my first (and only) blog post here at Twin Galaxies since the relaunch of the site. I was hoping to bring you weekly updates on my video game related shenanigans, but a move back to the States (my wife and I now reside, quite happily ...
  18. Review! Video Games: The Movie

    07-23-2014 at 02:22 AM
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    I recently had the opportunity to sit down and watch the new documentary film Video Games: The Movie by Writer/Director/Producer Jeremy Snead. It offers a wide cast and covers just about anything worth covering over the course of gaming's history. For those that love to see anything Twin Galaxies related, ...
  19. The Bounty "Any Score Goes" Contest- Just play to enter a drawing for prizes!

    07-21-2014 at 02:06 PM (Ludicrous Games)



    The rules for the first contest of The Bounty are simple.

    1. Play the game.

    2. Screenshot your score- Any score will do, no matter how high or low.
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  20. Atari Tempest Arcade Restoration - Part 2

    07-21-2014 at 08:35 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
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    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...restoration-2/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:03 AM by TT

  21. 76 hours of craziness!

    07-20-2014 at 06:52 PM
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    Carrie Swidecki set a couple of world records this July: Longest Marathon on a Motion-Sensing Dance Game and Longest Marathon on a Dance/Rhythm Game

    She dances to fight childhood obesity and to promote a healthy lifestyle. The CIA knows it is all about mind control. :)
    ...

    Updated 07-20-2014 at 08:40 PM by datagod

  22. Atari Tempest Arcade Restoration - Part 1

    07-20-2014 at 01:08 AM (Classic Arcade Machine Restorations)
    https://missilecommand.wordpress.com...restoration-1/

    Updated 03-06-2016 at 02:03 AM by TT

  23. 76 hour Just Dance Word Record to Fight Childhood Obesity!

    07-16-2014 at 05:48 PM


    Hi my name is Carrie Swidecki and on July 11-14, 2014 I Just Dance 76 hours 4 minutes 52 seconds at Otto's Video Games in More in Bakersfield, CA to fight childhood obesity. I set the Guinness Book of World Records for both the Longest Marathon ...
  24. The King of Arcades: Review

    07-14-2014 at 01:02 PM
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    Genre: Documentary 100 minutes
    Director: F. Sean Tiedeman
    Producer: Kyrstal-Dawn Willing
    Cast: Richie Knucklez, Walter Day, Billy Mitchell, Joel West, Eugene Jarvis, Ben Gold, Jerry Buckner

    Official Trailer:
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    Updated 07-14-2014 at 01:20 PM by A Former Member

  25. Simple Steps for Choosing the Right Game

    07-10-2014 at 07:26 AM (Arcade Games)
    Video games can be loads of fun. Great ones are stimulating and immersive. Unfortunately, even ones that appear good can be disappointing at times. Every gamer has felt the burn of a lame title or a game that just didn’t turn out as expected. Sometimes it’s not the result of a bad game but of an ...
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