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Arcade Dreams (Documentary on 100-year history of arcade games/pinball)

By BeeGeeMtl

31 days ago

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  • 28 posts
  • 22 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 23 hours ago by The_Blues
  • Topic is favorited by 14 Pinsiders
  • Topic is a super sticky!


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    #1 31 days ago

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    For those interested in documentaries about the history of arcade games + pinball, I'm proud to announce my involvement as executive producer on ARCADE DREAMS (, an upcoming radical new series that tells the complete story of arcades and arcade games from the early 1900s to today and beyond. The team behind it includes the director of "Viva Amiga" ( and we just recently launched our KICKSTARTER campaign ( which includes cool exclusives from legendary artists like Rich Davies, ZombieYeti and others.

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    We've already shot over 40% of the documentary and we expect to include interviews with such good folk as Gary Stern, the Sharpes, Jack Danger, Doc Mack, George Gomez and many others, who you can see here: Without rambling on for too long, please check out our official trailer and if you wanna support our efforts and the film, please feel free to be a part of it via Kickstarter here:

    Oh and here's a cool SEGA-based video that IMOTO ARCADE helped us create for IGN, just to give you an idea of where this is all headed.

    #2 30 days ago

    Looks awesome, I'm gonna sticky this for a while to get the word out!

    #3 30 days ago

    Looks like this could be the best arcade documentary ever produced. Very professional looking . Count me in as a supporter.

    #5 30 days ago

    This looks like it will be awesome. Will be watching this for sure!!!

    #6 29 days ago

    Wow that looks awesome!

    Kinda seems like it could be an ongoing series that continues indefinitely. Like The Toys that Made Us.

    #7 29 days ago

    Awesome. I look forward to watching it.

    #8 29 days ago

    This is very cool,I'm in!!!

    #9 28 days ago

    Totally in on this. I'm very excited!

    #10 28 days ago

    Looks like a great project. Backed. Hope you reach your kickstarter target!

    #11 28 days ago

    Backed, sweet, I love Doc's and to love some thing about something I love is a win win

    #12 28 days ago

    Can't wait, keep us updated.

    #13 26 days ago

    O, man.

    Can't wait

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    #14 14 days ago

    How is this not being talked up more?

    #15 14 days ago

    These two topics should be combined.
    I’m very excited to see this.

    #16 13 days ago
    Quoted from Bax1:

    How is this not being talked up more?

    We working on an interview with them, it should be up on TWIP within a week...

    #18 12 days ago

    I've backed the project and have been very excited for a long time about this.
    I'm a bit worried as Kickstarter is "all or nothing" what happens if they don't reach their... ambitious... $95k goal.

    #20 12 days ago

    I remember when I saw the first demo reel with Bruce in it. It was the highest production quality I had ever seen for this hobby.
    I really hope this is not only funded, but hits all the stretch goals too. This will be an essential bit of documentation for us, and for the coming generations.

    #22 7 days ago

    A huuuuuuuge THANK YOU to everyone in this thread for your love and support! Your backing is greatly appreciated and we are hopeful that we will hit our goal so please keep sharing with anyone you know who might also be interested in this project. A little under 3 weeks left!!

    I thought I had shared this new "teaser" spot with y'all but I think I posted it in the GAMEROOMS thread but not in here. Check this one out, it's reaaaally sweet looking and gives you a good idea about the quality of the product to come. We're continuing to gather big names for the project, can't wait to announce some more.

    Oh and a big thank you to Robin (aka Mr. Pinside) as well, who was nice enough to help us promote it on his front page. Much appreciated!!

    #23 7 days ago

    Can't wait until you finish. I like what I see so far.

    #24 6 days ago

    Arcade Dreams Documentary: Interview with Director Zach Weddington

    If you'd like to see this happen pinball friends, please consider contributing to their kickstarter!
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    #25 6 days ago
    Quoted from BeeGeeMtl:

    Check this one out, it's reaaaally sweet looking and gives you a good idea about the quality of the product to come.

    Which artist did this sweet cover of Hall and Oats?

    #26 3 days ago

    Love the project and backed for the Collector‘s Edition, but looking at the progress this campaign moves waaay to slow! Hope it‘ll reach it‘s goal, but I doubt it.

    #27 2 days ago
    Quoted from The_Blues:

    Love the project and backed for the Collector‘s Edition, but looking at the progress this campaign moves waaay to slow! Hope it‘ll reach it‘s goal, but I doubt it.

    Thanks a bunch for your support! We're actually tracking the Kickstarter to hit the target, as we're approaching 60% of the target this week, but the last two weeks is usually the busiest and we hope that more fans will continue to contribute in the next 10-14 days as we strongly believe that we will hit our mark and this documentary will get made and made well! (as you can see from the previews created so far) It's to note that we've already shot over 40% of the film so we're excited to shoot the remainder in the next 6-12 months, after which we hope to get distribution through one of the many streaming services, but ideally...NETFLIX... Please SHARE with any and all friends you believe would also dig this project. Thanks everyone who continues to share and help out.

    #28 23 hours ago

    That sounds awesome! Thanks for keeping us posted. Looking so much forward to seeing the final result!

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