Category Archives: Reclaim Arcade

Reclaim Arcade’s Game of Maintenance

This is yet another post reflecting about the opening of the awesomeness that is Reclaim Arcade, I previously captured some general reflections, Reclaim Video, and the living room, and this one will focus on the meat and potatoes of the … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade’s 80s Living Room

I’m on a bit of a roll capturing some reflections of a recent trip back to the US to open Reclaim Arcade. You can read more about getting the Arcade open in this post or, if outdated media formats is … Continue reading

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Reclaim Video Reclaimed

I’m gonna try and break my posts about the grand opening of Reclaim Arcade up a bit given there’s so much to say one post would just be too imposing and never get written.  Views of ?@reclaimvideo?, the gateway drug … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade: Some Notes on the First Few Weeks

The Reclaim Arcade reviews are coming in! Yeah! Last weekend made it three weeks that Reclaim Arcade has been open to the public, and it has been pretty rewarding to have folks appreciating the space and all the thought and … Continue reading

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Reclaim Today: Arcade Grand Opening

027: Arcade Grand Opening Tim and I sat down on Saturday to talk about the grand opening of Reclaim Arcade. You can see the joy and excitement on our faces, which is my favorite part of the video. I have … Continue reading

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Like and Subscribe for a Tour of Reclaim Arcade

The Shari and Clint of the Happily Ever Novak YouTube channel got a sneak peek of Reclaim Arcade, and I really love the way they captured all the elements of the space: the video store, the living room, and, of … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade adds its 59th Cabinet: Super Cobra!

59 cabinets seems to be on the verge of a milestone. In just over two years Tim and I have collected one short of 60* old school arcade cabinets that represent the foundation of Reclaim Arcade. You can see all … Continue reading

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Behind Every Retro Arcade is a Preservation Community

I know I told Tim I’m done buying games for Reclaim Arcade after securing Zaxxon yesterday, but I don’t want to jinx myself given I just saw a mint Gorf machine up in Pennsylvania on the KLOV forums for $900. … Continue reading

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Zaxxon: Lord of the Isometric Cabinets

Let me start by saying I had no intention of buying another game. In fact, today started like any other day. I woke up, fed the dogs, drank my coffee, checked in on Reclaim tickets, did some accounting, and only … Continue reading

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Reclaim Arcade Chats with Zach Whalen’s Games and Culture Course

Yesterday Tim and I spoke with Zach Whalen‘s “Games and Culture” course about Reclaim Arcade, and it was fun! The stream was overloaded for the first 9 minutes given Zach was crashing his computer with all the awesome that is … Continue reading

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