Category Archives: Reclaim Arcade

Reclaim Arcade: Cap Kit for a K4900

Last week Tim and I did some Reclaim Arcade repairs, this time replacing the capacitors (often referred to as a cap kit) for the monitor chassis of a Wells Gardner K4900. I wanted to see Tim do a full cap … Continue reading

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Robot Tour of Reclaim Arcade

This morning I streamed and recorded a tour of Reclaim Arcade via the robot. It’s always fun to do this kind of thing, and hopefully this video gives you some sense of the space.

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Docking the New Reclaim Robot

We got an updated version of the Double Robotics robot, Double 3, and I spent a bunch of time playing with it this afternoon in Reclaim Arcade. The previous Reclaim the Robot had taken one too many knocks on the … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade Repairs: Like and Subscribe!

With some headspace slowly freeing up between running Reclaim Hosting and Reclaim Arcade, Tim and I have been getting back to some of the joy of Reclaim. As it often begins, Tim got a couple of toys to help me … Continue reading

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Love Games at Reclaim Arcade

Tim shared a music video that was recorded at Reclaim Arcade this Spring from the artist Devsoul X VIVA MONSTA with a song titled “Love Games.” It is pretty awesome to see the artists playing Pitfall in the living room … Continue reading

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Reclaim Hosting Turns 8

Happy 8th Birthday to our dear @ReclaimHosting! ?? — Lauren Hanks (@brumface) July 23, 2021 Little note here on the bavablog to recognize that last week Reclaim Hosting turned 8 years old. Seems like just yesterday I was blogging about … Continue reading

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Return to Reclaim Arcade

“Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector’s passion borders on the chaos of memories.” — Walter Benjamin In mid-May I took a trip back to Fredericksburg, which included a quick jaunt to Long Island to see family and … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade Repair Log: Mortal Kombat, Gauntlet, Make Trax, Karate Champ, and Gyruss Cocktail

On Wednesday of this week Tim and I caught up on some arcade repairs. Coming into Reclaim Arcade via robot I’m more a cheerleader/annoyance than help, but I learn a ton so at least one of us gets something out of … Continue reading

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An American Arcade in Italy: Arcade Story

What is it Madonna famously said in the 1980s? Something like “Italians Do it Better”? Well, after visiting Antonio Nati’s Arcade Story just outside of Vicenza, Italy I might have an idea of what she was talking about. Antonio is … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade: If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen with Your Eyes

Eyes are the neon shutters to the soul of Reclaim Arcade… Last weekend Tim Stahmer and Kathy Manley stopped by Reclaim Arcade with cameras in hand. Tim has been a big fan of the arcade, and I am thrilled he … Continue reading

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