Category Archives: Reclaim Arcade

The Future Perfect: Designing Reclaim Arcade

We will have built an arcade in Fredericksburg, Virginia by Spring 2020. I have always sucked at grammar, but the future perfect tense finally makes sense to me. It indicates an action will have been completed at some point in … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade …. It’s Happening!

Tim has done all the heavy lifting on the announcement front via Facebook—and the response has been truly heartening. But I figured started to formally record the process on this little old bava blog was in order. Tim and I … Continue reading

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To Build and Blog an Arcade

As it turns out, @ReclaimArcade just acquired this cabinet last night, and we will not be letting any Swedes named Victor Sandberg anywhere near it 🙂 https://t.co/uRETMyCCbt — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) October 19, 2019 I can’t seem to write quickly … Continue reading

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Reclaim Remix ‘n’ Match: a Visual Thinkery Production

I do love myself some Visual Thinkery creativeness, and I’m not gonna lie, when it invokes Reclaim Hosting I am a complete sucker 🙂 Bryan Mather’s latest twist metaphor for the Remix Machine is the Flip Book, and it is … Continue reading

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A Banner Week for Reclaim Arcade

View this post on Instagram 10-30-19 A post shared by Reclaim Arcade (@reclaimarcade) on Oct 14, 2019 at 1:58pm PDT Things are starting to get real around the push for Reclaim Arcade, I mean Timmmmyboy is producing marketing material, we’re … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade: More than a Passion Project

Reclaim Arcade started as a fun idea and then fairly quickly became a passion project (which frankly kind of caught both Tim and I a bit by surprise). At this point, I would argue, it has moved beyond that to … Continue reading

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Retrofitting Popeye for the Web

When I was stateside last month Tim was talking to me about a couple of his arcade game projects—he is always working on something cool. The one I won’t talk about here is pretty wild, it basically allows you to … Continue reading

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Does 15 cabinets make an arcade?

I’ve been slow with the updates on the Reclaim Arcade collection, but that’s just because Tim’s acquisitions are outpacing my ability to blog them all. We are officially at 15 cabinets (counting Tim’s overhaul of Smash TV) which begs the … Continue reading

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Pac-Man at 39

I mentioned as much on Instagram a few days ago, but May 22nd marked the 39th birthday of Pac-Man, which was released on that day in Japan but would not hit North American until October of 1980. What’s wild is … Continue reading

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Star Rider (1983)

Tim unveiled his plans to restore a sourced Smash TV cabinet on the Reclaim Arcade blog earlier today, and he made the surprising point that Smash TV is our third fourth Williams cabinet after Defender, Joust, and Make Trax. That … Continue reading

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