Quoted from embryonjohn:
Update photo sent by the new owner.
I was too late to suggest it dry out before plugging in.
It’s always nice to understand the people who have these games before they reach us collectors.
“How did this happen? Why did it get hacked up like this?? It looks like the coindoor was dragged through the mud??”
Those classic brown-lamp cord hacks, light switch modes and idiotic “credit buttons” drilled into 90s DMD games all come from handy homeowners like this who “really know how to handle pinball machines”
Now we know this one will eventually be sold as “just stopped working. Not sure what went wrong” with all the boards blown to hell.