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(Topic ID: 121351)

OT: Recognize These Coin-Op Games?

By DB62

5 years ago

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  • Latest reply 5 years ago by thedefog
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    #1 5 years ago


    1st Picture ... "EINSTEIN's BRAIN TEST" (Manufacturer = Mr. Vend 1995)
    2nd Picture ... "BRAIN BUSTER" (Manufacturer = ???)
    3rd Picture ... Shows Both Games, With Stands Attached

    Both of these are .25 cent coin-op games on stands, that play just like the memory/match game "SIMON".

    They are a lot of fun and addictive ... trying to get to the higher levels, by consecutive memory matches in the correct sequence, without getting any wrong. Cool little gameroom addition, that hardly takes up any space.

    Anyways, "BRAIN BUSTER" plays & scores correctly every time. No problems with this game at all. I researched this game and could NOT find any information on it.

    "EINSTEIN's BRAIN TEST" has intermediate scoring problems, or sometimes does NOT recognize a correct match and therefore ends the game. Could the circuit boards inside the game be the problem and if so, can they be repaired by someone? Please let me know, as this game also has talking features & wisecrack comments in attract mode. Also, has more lights and bling to it. I researched this game and found information on OTHER Mr. Vend games, but NOTHING on this one.

    Thanks in advance if anybody can help out, or have any more information on these game.


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    #2 5 years ago

    Afternoon crowd bump ...

    #3 5 years ago

    I remember playing this at a vhs rental store. As far as repair is concerned, I'm assuming finding the schematic for it will be impossible, but also that there probably isn't much to it anyway. Crack it open and take some pictures of both sides of the circuit board. If it is not registering a specific switch is could be as simple as a faulty logic gate.

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