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    #16401 1 year ago

    First is from the workshop, where my main lineup is. Where the “work” gets done

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    Then the basement gameroom, which has sadly become yet another storage room. I have to move a ton of shit if I wanna play my beloved Baby Pac-Man. With the new house it will be different!
    No furniture, I will sleep under my machines, with the GI to keep me warm.
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    The storage unit with the shuffle bowler used to be empty, now holds all the winter projects and a ton of racking that will be used in the next workshop.
    I’m staying prepped for the future, 90% sure I’ll have to close the arcade and clean it out, then reopen down the line at a new location.
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    #16402 1 year ago
    Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

    Up and down and up and down and up and down
    Please use the rotate feature, I’m gonna be sick flipping my phone around so much!
    Congrats though, your gameroom looks awesome!

    You’re really harshing his dream right now. Not fuego. Just keep it real and don’t beef with the vision, feel that?

    Not sure what that means, but his “heavy” reference was from Back to the Future, and so was mine. Sincerely, Doc Brown.

    #16403 1 year ago
    Quoted from Pinkitten:

    Not sure what that means, but his “heavy” reference was from Back to the Future, and so was mine. Sincerely, Doc Brown.

    Thanks for the explanation, I think we all got it, Doc. - Calvin Klein

    #16404 1 year ago
    Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

    First is from the workshop, where my main lineup is. Where the “work” gets done
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    Then the basement gameroom, which has sadly become yet another storage room. I have to move a ton of shit if I wanna play my beloved Baby Pac-Man. With the new house it will be different!
    No furniture, I will sleep under my machines, with the GI to keep me warm.
    [quoted image]
    The storage unit with the shuffle bowler used to be empty, now holds all the winter projects and a ton of racking that will be used in the next workshop.
    I’m staying prepped for the future, 90% sure I’ll have to close the arcade and clean it out, then reopen down the line at a new location.
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    Seawitch is such a great looking game, but brutal in my case! Beats me up everytime I play it!

    #16405 1 year ago
    Quoted from marioparty34:

    Thanks for the explanation, I think we all got it, Doc. - Calvin Klein

    Dear Calvin, you thought he got it? Did I misunderstand his reply? Or didn’t you read it? Thanks. -Crispin Glover

    #16406 1 year ago
    Quoted from marioparty34:

    Thanks for the explanation, I think we all got it, Doc. - Calvin Klein

    Quoted from Pinkitten:

    Dear Calvin, you thought he got it? Did I misunderstand his reply? Or didn’t you read it? Thanks. -Crispin Glover

    Lets ask Biff.

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    #16407 1 year ago

    Little session with mates last night over here in Brisvegas! Had to turn them all on again this morning just to enjoy my coffee..
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    #16408 1 year ago
    Quoted from KJS:

    Little session with mates last night over here in Brisvegas! Had to turn them all on again this morning just to enjoy my coffee..
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    Love the B & W Dracula! Looks awesome.

    #16409 1 year ago

    I followed your BSD build. I must say it's the nicest BSD I've ever seen. Beautiful!

    #16410 1 year ago
    Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

    Whoa, you made your basement a diner?!?
    That’s awesome!! Love the vibes from that.
    I’m looking at buying my first house now. Viewing of my two top choices on Sunday!! Hopefully they aren’t crap lol. Looking for a fixer-upper type cuz I’m gonna be ripping it apart and remodeling anyway, haha!
    Told my boyfriend that we figure out the pinball rooms first, THEN everything else. Slowly, he’s getting into it; at first he thought pinball was confusing and difficult. Found out he was intimidated by my “skill” (every non-Pinhead always seems to think we’re amazing players when we complete basic shots lol!)
    I’m using a lot of these gameroom photos for idea how to turn the entire house into a badass man cave.

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    Thank you! Diner idea was all my wife's, not mine for the record lol

    #16411 1 year ago
    Quoted from Pinwiz1985:

    Thank you! Diner idea was all my wife's, not mine for the record lol

    #GreatWife !

    #16412 1 year ago
    Quoted from KJS:

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    Me: *doesn't recognize game on far right, enlarges picture*
    Me: "Mad Max?.... I don't remember ever seeing that one..."
    Me: *Googles it, finds link: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/mad-max-original-1979-retheme-project

    "Oh.... my......... GOD!........ AWESOME!!!!!"

    #16413 1 year ago
    Quoted from ThePinballCo-op:

    Me: *doesn't recognize game on far right, enlarges picture*
    Me: "Mad Max?.... I don't remember ever seeing that one..."
    Me: *Googles it, finds link: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/mad-max-original-1979-retheme-project
    "Oh.... my......... GOD!........ AWESOME!!!!!"

    Wow, agree 100%. I missed that one, but it is awesome. The review of the 4 Mad Max movies in the first post is spot on too. I’m glad to see someone else has good taste in movies.

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    #16414 1 year ago

    More decor/room rearrangement incoming, but just finished up the game room. 2month project with a friend and my gf.

    House remodel is happening next year and plan to add a candy cabinet multicade to replace the washer dryer, once the utility room is moved to the main house proper.

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    #16415 1 year ago

    I made my own dart board wall protector as well. Step son wanted a dart board so I contacted the local electric company and picked up a free giant cable spindle. Pulled off one side, then used a blow torch to color it.
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    #16416 1 year ago
    Quoted from djreddog:

    I made my own dart board wall protector as well. Step son wanted a dart board so I contacted the local electric company and picked up a free giant cable spindle. Pulled off one side, then used a blow torch to color it.
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    Looks good, but for the sake of my OCD, could you please move the dart board a smidge higher to center it?

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    #16417 1 year ago
    Quoted from yzfguy:

    Looks good, but for the sake of my OCD, could you please move the dart board a smidge higher to center it?

    Oh I know! I miscalculated! That was the initial picture, I corrected it since then. Haha.

    #16418 1 year ago
    Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

    First is from the workshop, where my main lineup is. Where the “work” gets done
    [quoted image]
    Then the basement gameroom, which has sadly become yet another storage room. I have to move a ton of shit if I wanna play my beloved Baby Pac-Man. With the new house it will be different!
    No furniture, I will sleep under my machines, with the GI to keep me warm.
    [quoted image]
    The storage unit with the shuffle bowler used to be empty, now holds all the winter projects and a ton of racking that will be used in the next workshop.
    I’m staying prepped for the future, 90% sure I’ll have to close the arcade and clean it out, then reopen down the line at a new location.
    [quoted image]

    Great pics. Love that Testament flag!

    #16419 1 year ago
    Quoted from djreddog:

    Oh I know! I miscalculated! That was the initial picture, I corrected it since then. Haha.

    Whew!

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    #16420 1 year ago

    Not finished yet but I feel I've made decent progress to post.....

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    #16421 1 year ago
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    #16422 1 year ago

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    #16423 1 year ago
    Quoted from djreddog:

    I made my own dart board wall protector as well. Step son wanted a dart board so I contacted the local electric company and picked up a free giant cable spindle. Pulled off one side, then used a blow torch to color it.
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    Great idea. They make good tables as well. We had a few around the fire pit area at one of our houses.

    #16424 1 year ago
    Quoted from tdiddy:

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    Man, those are some nice ceilings! Another great idea to borrow someday

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    #16425 1 year ago
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    #16426 1 year ago
    Quoted from tdiddy:

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    Needs more paneling

    #16427 1 year ago
    Quoted from tdiddy:

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    Really nice work!!!

    #16428 1 year ago
    Quoted from djreddog:

    I made my own dart board wall protector as well. Step son wanted a dart board so I contacted the local electric company and picked up a free giant cable spindle. Pulled off one side, then used a blow torch to color it.
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    I have that same board.

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    #16429 1 year ago

    Android has an app called Sketch Camera. Works pretty well with my gameroom pics.

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    #16430 1 year ago
    Quoted from seeburg220:

    Android has an app called Sketch Camera. Works pretty well with my gameroom pics.
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    Cool pics love that look need to give this a try. Oddly can't wait to see some PS FS adds using this effect to illustrate Mint condition games for sale. lol

    #16431 1 year ago
    Quoted from tdiddy:

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    What color changing strip lights are you using? I cant find a reliable one for a long run? Thanks

    #16432 1 year ago
    Quoted from Viggin900:

    What color changing strip lights are you using? I cant find a reliable one for a long run? Thanks

    I used these neon rolls for just over 150’ run and no color/brightness loss like LED lights. Look awesome!

    amazon.com link »

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    #16433 1 year ago

    latest update to the lineup. my machines now go right up to the pool table so I cant play pool. need to figure that out. Also not pictured is my mame arcade.

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    #16434 1 year ago

    The pool table has to go. Then you’ll have room for more pins. Problem solved.

    #16435 1 year ago
    Quoted from hlaj78:

    The pool table has to go. Then you’ll have room for more pins. Problem solved.

    Already been discussed with the wifey(she hates my pinball obsession and doesnt like pool either). My space is long. So im thinking about getting rid of pool and adding a 18 foot shuffleboard table. Since those are vary narrow it opens up a ton of space for more pins and my wife would actually play shuffleboard. I have a 9 foot pool table so this would add room for another 5-6 pins. The other option is to take over my kids playroom on the other side of the basement when they are done with it(probably a few years away). I could fit about 10-12 pins in that room and keep the pool table. Dunno if I can wait that long....

    #16436 1 year ago
    Quoted from mbrave77:

    Already been discussed with the wifey(she hates my pinball obsession and doesnt like pool either). My space is long. So im thinking about getting rid of pool and adding a 18 foot shuffleboard table. Since those are vary narrow it opens up a ton of space for more pins and my wife would actually play shuffleboard. I have a 9 foot pool table so this would add room for another 5-6 pins. The other option is to take over my kids playroom on the other side of the basement when they are done with it(probably a few years away). I could fit about 10-12 pins in that room and keep the pool table. Dunno if I can wait that long....

    Just an opinion but aside from pool tables and tread mills shuffleboard tables gather dust faster then any game in my opinion. Fun yes but short lived.

    #16437 1 year ago

    If you have a partner that likes to shoot pool there's nothing like it. We go down and shoot for at least 2 hours day. Even before we had the table set-up, we'd shoot pool at the bar daily.

    #16438 1 year ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    If you have a partner that likes to shoot pool there's nothing like it. We go down and shoot for at least 2 hours day. Even before we had the table set-up, we'd shoot pool at the bar daily.

    Agreed. It does help quite a bit if the wife likes pool too. I would kind of like to get one for our place eventually. My wife grew up with a pool table and I know she’d love it. Hopefully that would offset the sting of the P3 that arrives tomorrow!!

    #16439 1 year ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    If you have a partner that likes to shoot pool there's nothing like it. We go down and shoot for at least 2 hours day. Even before we had the table set-up, we'd shoot pool at the bar daily.

    It's true that many pool tables sit idle all the time, but, for the people who "get it" and are students of the game, there's nothing like having a pool table at home to shoot while you're watching TV and relaxing. If I had more time I would be playing in league still. I miss it all the time.

    #16440 1 year ago
    Quoted from Pahuffman:

    It's true that many pool tables sit idle all the time, but, for the people who "get it" and are students of the game, there's nothing like having a pool table at home to shoot while you're watching TV and relaxing. If I had more time I would be playing in league still. I miss it all the time.

    i really enjoy playing pool, but my wife hates it and no one else really likes it around here. My neighbor will come over a few times a year and play a bit while we drink, but thats about it. And this year of course no one has been over!

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    #16441 1 year ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    This is the first holidays since I've finished building my gameroom. I was up early so i decided to take some leftover xmas lights and decorations and festive the place up[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

    Very nice room. I really liked the Augusta 12th hole picture. My Amen Corner pictures are in my "clubhouse". pasted_image (resized).png
    But my version of Amen Corner is in the back yard.
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    #16442 1 year ago
    Quoted from Yelobird:

    Just an opinion but aside from pool tables and tread mills shuffleboard tables gather dust faster then any game in my opinion. Fun yes but short lived.

    In lieu of shuffleboard, skee ball is an option! That one, my gf really likes (so do the kids)

    #16443 1 year ago
    Quoted from Saltimbanco:

    In lieu of shuffleboard, skee ball is an option! That one, my gf really likes (so do the kids)

    Or a puck bowler. Had one and it was certainly fun.

    #16444 1 year ago

    Gotta wonder how much home renovation happens in the name of pinball

    #16445 1 year ago
    Quoted from bangerjay:

    Gotta wonder how much home renovation happens in the name of pinball

    At least one house. My wife and I had an agreement that if I got the basement finished I could put a pinball machine down there guilt free. That was summer 2018. I now waiver between 3 and 5 pins. It's a fun hobby!

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    #16446 1 year ago
    Quoted from tdiddy:

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    Do you have any links on how you did that amazing recessed perimeter lighting?
    I love that paneling too!!! Killer.

    Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

    Great pics. Love that Testament flag!

    I’ve got some other ones too, Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Mötley Crüe to name a few! Just no more space. That’s why I’m looking at houses

    You guys inspired me to take better pics of the basement gameroom. It’s still packed full of stuff. 20 lbs of mancave collectibles in an 5 lb room!

    It can’t be properly displayed till I’ve got at LEAST an entire floor that can be a gameroom!

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    #16447 1 year ago
    Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

    Do you have any links on how you did that amazing recessed perimeter lighting?
    I love that paneling too!!! Killer.

    I’ve got some other ones too, Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Mötley Crüe to name a few! Just no more space. That’s why I’m looking at houses
    You guys inspired me to take better pics of the basement gameroom. It’s still packed full of stuff. 20 lbs of mancave collectibles in an 5 lb room!
    It can’t be properly displayed till I’ve got at LEAST an entire floor that can be a gameroom!
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    This is what I used.... the recessed lights were kinda a pain to link to the wifi but that might have just been me

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    #16448 1 year ago
    Quoted from bangerjay:

    Gotta wonder how much home renovation happens in the name of pinball

    We're actually looking for a single floor house, just so we can have a game room with full access. Luckily, my gf totally likes having pins and arcades around! I thought it was only arcades (she'll never let Pac-Man go!), But turns out pins as well.. so, we're trying to bypass the whole 'home renovations' thing, lol, and just move into a gaming house instead!

    #16449 1 year ago
    Quoted from TimBoch:

    Very nice room. I really liked the Augusta 12th hole picture. My Amen Corner pictures are in my "clubhouse". [quoted image]
    But my version of Amen Corner is in the back yard.
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    Thanks. I picked it up from the lady at the end of my block for $5 at a yard sale years ago. I love major golf and especially The Masters. Was strange watching it in November but happy it happened at all this year. Your Clubhouse is awesome!

    Quoted from Pahuffman:

    there's nothing like having a pool table at home to shoot while you're watching TV and relaxing. If I had more time I would be playing in league still. I miss it all the time.

    Right? After the wife went up after happy hour last night I put the Monday Night Football game on and shot by myself till after 10pm in between tearing down SF2. We talk about joining a league whenever this pandemic subsides. We did dart league for a few years in the early 2000s and it was fun.

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    #16450 1 year ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Right? After the wife went up after happy hour last night I put the Monday Night Football game on and shot by myself till after 10pm in between tearing down SF2. We talk about joining a league whenever this pandemic subsides. We did dart league for a few years in the early 2000s and it was fun.

    Both of those are great compliments to pinball. Playing pinball doesn't really allow you to check out a game, your full attention is on that silver ball. Sure you can take a break between turns... but your timing has to be pretty good, and then you get that looping music and maybe even some callouts telling you to hurry the f up.

    Oh, and a bristle board is dirt cheap and takes up practically 0 space. Everyone should have one in their game room.

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