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Let's see pics of game rooms!


By erak

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    #13351 56 days ago
    Quoted from RockfordReplay:

    Hey, those short arcade cabs are nice. Lots of upper-space for storage/stuff. Home-made or Manufactured?

    They are early models of the Namco re-releases...current model is Pac Man’s Pixel Bash.

    Left to right:
    Space Invaders/Qix Silver Anniversary
    Pac Man’s 25th Anniversary (with Ms Pac Man and Galaga)
    Donkey Kong/ Donkey Kong Jr./ Mario Bros.

    Note: I’ve been on the hunt for a Class of ‘81 cabaret version with Ms Pac Man and Galaga ..... if anyone runs across one, let me know!

    #13352 56 days ago

    Love the black light carpet.

    #13353 56 days ago
    Quoted from Cobray:

    Holy Shit! How much did that thing cost?? (that's what everyone on here really wants to know). Congrats, sir! That game is amazing!

    It was 16k. I wouldn’t admit spending that kind of money to the average person but people here buy more expensive games than that. It really completes the room.

    The guy who dropped it off said it was the nicest he has seen and he deals with a lot of celebrities in the so cal.

    I want to thank Tony O from Betson who had been awesome to deal with and Jeff who delivered the game was also amazing. If you want something special PM me and I will pass on their info. They were great to deal with.

    #13354 56 days ago

    That's reasonable but hell I thought the one I saw for 31k wasn't that far out either. Man I got a problem for sure. LOL. Now you have to make a video of your awesome space.

    #13355 56 days ago
    Quoted from Buzz:

    That's reasonable but hell I thought the one I saw for 31k wasn't that far out either. Man I got a problem for sure. LOL. Now you have to make a video of your awesome space.

    I am going to make a video. Just need to have the time. Having a huge party tonight!

    #13356 56 days ago
    Quoted from Buzz:

    That's reasonable

    No offense intended to either of you. That pod is awesome!
    This made me laugh at how insane this hobby is.

    #13357 56 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    I am going to make a video. Just need to have the time. Having a huge party tonight!

    'Atta Boy!
    You can't keep that to yourself.

    #13358 56 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    We r in business!!! Post more pics later but very happy!!!

    WOW WOW WOW

    #13359 56 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    We r in business!!! Post more pics later but very happy!!!
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    Congrats, that looks freaking awesome! That’s definitely something you won’t find in most game rooms!

    #13360 56 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    We r in business!!! Post more pics later but very happy!!!
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    Ho...lee...shit!

    That’s crazy cool much like the rest of your game house!

    #13361 56 days ago
    Quoted from Yelobird:

    While collecting Many of the amazing ideas from this thread we decided to undergo (literally) a game room expansion Under the house via excavating the entire crawlspace. My hope is to end up with a game room half as nice as some of the ones shared here.
    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/new-game-room-underground-excavation-and-expansion-for-themodcouple/page/2#post-5000928[quoted image]

    Since youre gonna have Pinball’s down there, make sure that you have at least 13 courses of block ABOVE the finished floor and go 14 if you can. This will give you 8 1/2 to 9 feet of height. And while you’re at it, put in a man door of at least 36 inches wide. You will be glad everyday you use it.

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    #13362 56 days ago

    Kicked off this years summer movie nights with some grilling and pinball before the outdoor movie.

    First time all the games have been played at the same time, and I’m happy to report that everything was a success!

    Hope everyone’s having a great weekend!

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    #13363 56 days ago
    Quoted from balt:

    My game room is a work in progress.

    Your Time Warp is warped .

    #13364 56 days ago
    Quoted from 29REO:

    Since youre gonna have Pinball’s down there, make sure that you have at least 13 courses of block ABOVE the finished floor and go 14 if you can. This will give you 8 1/2 to 9 feet of height. And while you’re at it, put in a man door of at least 36 inches wide. You will be glad everyday you use it.

    We are at 8 1/2 foot deep concrete no block and the man door access is a 12’ Wide opening to the other room. Should fit through well.

    #13365 55 days ago

    Played that at level 257 in Chicago. It truly is a Awesome game!! Congrats!!
    jorge5240 has not been seen in two days, check Battle pod first!

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    #13366 55 days ago

    O boy am I hurting this AM. I have crossed over and am now 40, those hang overs hurt a lot more now!

    Had a bunch of people, probably over 30, for my wife’s birthday, with half being kids. They loved everything and BattlePod got so much play. I love pinball but love all arcades more! It brings me such joy to see kids playing all the different games. In a perfect world they would all just play pinball but that is not the case. I am fighting against fortinite and every time they have fun in the house it is a win!

    #13367 55 days ago
    Quoted from chubtoad13:

    No offense intended to either of you. That pod is awesome!
    This made me laugh at how insane this hobby is.

    I totally agree but this was my dad’s dream purchase so I went in halves with him. So it ended up costing me less than a NIB LE. Will I get my money out of it like those games? Probably not but life is short and this was a dream piece. Sometimes u got to go for it!

    Only one day in but the kids are loving it and that brings a big smile to my face!

    Also my wife was talking shit because she thought it would be too big but it fits perfectly!

    Next year a JP and some more pinball and then I will be done!!! (Yeah right)

    #13368 55 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    It brings me such joy to see kids playing all the different games. In a perfect world they would all just play pinball but that is not the case.

    I got ya jorge5240. I really enjoy watching others play my games more than I like to play them myself.

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    #13369 55 days ago
    Quoted from RWH:

    I got ya jorge5240. I really enjoy watching others play my games more than I like to play them myself.

    To watch all the kids play the different games was so
    Much fun. Yes, I bought a beer pong table and the teenagers were going crazy on it with their parents permission. But it was the fact of introducing them to something new. Not sitting there staring at their fucking IPhones. Maybe I will get flamed but if my kids can make relationships and deal with people, I am of the belief they will be successful.

    Hungover rant completed.

    The night was successful.

    Now to go throw up in the corner before anyone wakes up!

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    #13370 55 days ago

    These go together pb&J my two favorite pins.

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    #13371 55 days ago

    I'm the same! I absolutely love my games but get even more pleasure watching others play them when we have a get together ..speaking of that I'm having a bunch of friends and their kids over tonight so yesterday most of the day I made sure everything is top notch and ready to rock! Maintenance and sharing is another huge part of these game hobbies I love! Party on and that POD is Incredible

    #13372 55 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    I totally agree but this was my dad’s dream purchase so I went in halves with him. So it ended up costing me less than a NIB LE. Will I get my money out of it like those games? Probably not but life is short and this was a dream piece. Sometimes u got to go for it!
    Only one day in but the kids are loving it and that brings a big smile to my face!
    Also my wife was talking shit because she thought it would be too big but it fits perfectly!
    Next year a JP and some more pinball and then I will be done!!! (Yeah right)

    How did you manage to get it through the doorway - is it easy to disassemble and be put back together?

    #13373 55 days ago
    Quoted from Nepi23:

    How did you manage to get it through the doorway - is it easy to disassemble and be put back together?

    I believe it went into his garage part of the "Game House".

    #13374 55 days ago
    Quoted from Kerry_Richard:

    I believe it went into his garage part of the "Game House".

    Yes. We did not dissemble it. Just shoved it in the garage. I have taken apart my share of games but there is no way this one was making it in the house. That is why we expanded into the garage, some things just would not fit
    in the house.

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    #13375 55 days ago

    I have a rather small downtown house with only a small back storage room to work with. Space constraints pushed me towards exploring things beyond pinball machines, like the artwork and other coinop machines.

    It's pretty tight in there. (just under 200 sq ft for the game area)
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    #13376 55 days ago

    Hell can't be that small with all that stuff in there! I like the pachinko machines. The first two are they pachislo or pachinko?

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    #13377 55 days ago

    Here's my latest lineup. I have permission to use the space between the 2 doors. I had room for 1/2 a pin... so ARCADE1-up retropi multicade it is! JP and ST:TNG are incredible. LAH is technically pinball and is a place saver for now.

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    #13378 55 days ago
    Quoted from RWH:

    Hell can't be that small with all that stuff in there! I like the pachinko machines. The first two are they pachislo or pachinko

    I think its about 9.5'x20'. just under 200 sq ft
    First two machines are pachinkos, specifically of the arepachi and hanemono varieties.

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    #13379 55 days ago

    Game room expansion...

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    #13380 55 days ago
    Quoted from cait001:

    I have a rather small downtown house with only a small back storage room to work with. Space constraints pushed me towards exploring things beyond pinball machines, like the artwork and other coinop machines.
    It's pretty tight in there.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

    Hey there’s a blank space on the wall below the Tempest sign!

    #13381 55 days ago
    Quoted from xsvtoys:

    Hey there’s a blank space on the wall below the Tempest sign!

    got any cabaret-sized marquees for sale?
    There is also space above the Triple Strike but I have a Astro Blaster marquee to go there, and maybe an old Meteor backglass to accompany the Pin*Bot... 63 marquees in total, only one is a reproduction.

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    #13382 55 days ago

    New place, and the pin's space.

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    #13383 55 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    We r in business!!! Post more pics later but very happy!!!
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    Just how freaking big is it??? and heavy
    i don't think it will fit thru my door

    #13384 54 days ago
    Quoted from bob_e:

    Just how freaking big is it??? and heavy
    i don't think it will fit thru my door

    I don’t think it would ever fit through a standard door. Set up it is 6 feet by 5.5 feet and weighs 825 pounds. I know it comes apart into two pieces but fortunately we did not have to do that to get in the garage but is huge.

    #13385 54 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    I don’t think it would ever fit through a standard door. Set up it is 6 feet by 5.5 feet and weighs 825 pounds. I know it comes apart into two pieces but fortunately we did not have to do that to get in the garage but is huge.

    just a forklift ............

    #13386 54 days ago
    Quoted from bob_e:

    just a forklift ............

    That is how they got it on the trailer. It took seriously like 8 large dudes to get it off the trailer and into the garage. Without all the people we would have had to take it apart for sure. Got lucky that it was Memorial Day and had lots of friends around.

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    #13387 53 days ago

    Update, All colordmd now

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    #13388 53 days ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    We r in business!!! Post more pics later but very happy!!!
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    #13389 53 days ago
    Quoted from fisherdaman:

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    Yeah, I partied a little too hard and didn’t feel like doing much. My schedule is a bit screwed but video and pics coming soon.

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    #13390 53 days ago

    Not exactly a game room pic, but figured it can't hurt to post a picture of the floating movie screen I built. This is from a few years ago, I made some improvements since then, it's actually a bit wider now. Only problem is I still haven't figured how to take it down easily. So I have to break stuff every year. When it's not being used I winch it up and park it near the house. Cuts down on the potential wind damage.

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    #13391 53 days ago

    Anybody have a Valley Dynamo baseball pin, the one Dennis Nordman's company designed? If so, how would you rate it?

    #13392 53 days ago
    Quoted from cait001:

    I have a rather small downtown house with only a small back storage room to work with. Space constraints pushed me towards exploring things beyond pinball machines, like the artwork and other coinop machines.
    It's pretty tight in there. (just under 200 sq ft for the game area)
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    Dude, with your creativity, if you won the lottery, you would put together an epic game room!! Well done!!

    #13393 53 days ago
    Quoted from Roostking:

    Dude, with your creativity, if you won the lottery, you would put together an epic game room!! Well done!!

    Dudette, in this instance.

    #13394 53 days ago
    Quoted from ZNET:

    Dudette, in this instance.

    You know what, and I am being completely honest, I felt like I should have said Dude/Dudette, but didn't for brevity. I will from here on out and thanks for the clarification..

    #13395 52 days ago
    Quoted from jaytrem:

    Not exactly a game room pic, but figured it can't hurt to post a picture of the floating movie screen I built. This is from a few years ago, I made some improvements since then, it's actually a bit wider now. Only problem is I still haven't figured how to take it down easily. So I have to break stuff every year. When it's not being used I winch it up and park it near the house. Cuts down on the potential wind damage.[quoted image]

    A+ for ingenuity and creativity but could you explain why you would do this?? Lol.

    If you need more distance I get that but how does that screen not move and become a distraction even on a calm day?

    #13396 52 days ago
    Quoted from JoeJet:

    A+ for ingenuity and creativity but could you explain why you would do this?? Lol.
    If you need more distance I get that but how does that screen not move and become a distraction even on a calm day?

    It looks like there are pvc posts under the water for the rig to attach to.

    #13397 52 days ago
    Quoted from Roostking:

    with your creativity, if you won the lottery, you would put together an epic game room!! Well done!!

    thanks, I really love the variety of continents and decades represented.
    Funny thing is, my collection is probably worth less than what other people here have spent on 2 NIB Jersey Jack machines. It just involved a lot of digging, networking, and help from many other pinheads across Canada and America.

    #13398 52 days ago
    Quoted from JoeJet:

    A+ for ingenuity and creativity but could you explain why you would do this?? Lol.
    If you need more distance I get that but how does that screen not move and become a distraction even on a calm day?

    Hmmm, I think it started out with a conversation like "wouldn't it be cool if....", then of course there was a lunch bet on whether I could build it and if it would actually float. There are indeed pipes driven into the muck, so it doesn't move much at all. It is fun to listen to people's reactions when they canoe by (there's a rental place down stream). Lots of "Holy S#!ts" and some confusion. One guy asked if it was for hitting golf balls in to, haven't tried that yet.

    #13399 52 days ago
    Quoted from jaytrem:

    Hmmm, I think it started out with a conversation like "wouldn't it be cool if....", then of course there was a lunch bet on whether I could build it and if it would actually float. There are indeed pipes driven into the muck, so it doesn't move much at all. It is fun to listen to people's reactions when they canoe by (there's a rental place down stream). Lots of "Holy S#!ts" and some confusion. One guy asked if it was for hitting golf balls in to, haven't tried that yet.

    I'm guessing you left out a couple of details. As in: "I was having some cool beverages with friends when someone said "wouldn't it be cool....."

    And "I was having some cool beverages with friends eating lunch one day when my best friend said "there is no way in hell you can build it and get it to float" to which I replied "Piece of cake, I'll bet you..."

    (I've discovered that the best (and worst) ideas often begin with cool beverages
    )

    #13400 52 days ago
    Quoted from cait001:

    I have a rather small downtown house with only a small back storage room to work with. Space constraints pushed me towards exploring things beyond pinball machines, like the artwork and other coinop machines.
    It's pretty tight in there. (just under 200 sq ft for the game area)
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    That ranma pachinko is neat. Any video of it working?

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