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How to Build an Arcade Machine For All Your Favorite Video Games

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pennyman1   5/6/2016 9:49:57 AM
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Ebay is a very good source for buttons, joysticks and cabinet graphics. Another way to go instead of using an old PC is to look for multicade on ebay or online - the advantage here is that you have all the games programmed into the board rather than having to find and load them on the PC.  Having been in the coin-op business for nearly 40 years, I have seen a lot of this in various forms, both coin-op and home. Also keep in mind that some arcade games have unique control types or layouts, like trackballs, optical knobs, or offset joysticks, like qbert with the joystick rotated 45 degrees.

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