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:: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« on: April 03, 2010, 06:58:53 PM »


29th of November 2009 / 6:00 AM

Road Trip' day!

This gonna be an hard day... Let's prepare the usual stuff :



Wait a minute! What about these beers? Drinking beers and ... drive?  :shock:

No no... these beers are a part of the deal with the seller  :-*

Check up...

* CAR + various protective stuff ?

   Ready!  :arrow:




* Trailer?

   Ready!  :arrow:



A trailer you said? It must be a big game... or maybe two cabinets  ::)  8)

OK, get ready for a new UK roadtrip (for the fifteenth time just in UK  8) ). Here's the -well know- destination  :)  :arrow:



For my personal record  ;D  :arrow:



Starting time : 6h47AM


Fly me to the moon



Let me play among the stars...




A lot of rain these last days (November Rain)... we are now in France... see the resut  :arrow:





3h36min after the departure... arriving at the Euro Tunnel @ Calais... Since so many UK Road Trip' ... no more fear  8)



Let's put the credit card used for the reservation...



!Too late for the scheduled train!  :twisted:



Boaf, no a big problem... but we'll have to wait 25 minutes for the next one... I hate to lose precious time ...

Ok for the next train  :arrow:



Welcome aboard  8)



How to spend time during the channel trip... let's see Chasing The Ghosts for example  ::)  :arrow:



Welcome in UK ... land of many interesting cabinets  :P



The FAMOUS M20 that lead you to London direction...



Like in Belgium and France early this morning, the waiter is very bad here!



Wind... rain... a lot of work for the firemen  :-\  :arrow:



Welcome in the Middle Earth... the Mordor!  :arrow:

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:: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2010, 07:23:11 PM »
Hey! What's this? Sir Arthur?  :arrow:



Do not worry... I'm coming  ;)

More rain! A real nightmare  :shock: I'm worried about the waiter coz' I'll have to bring back something on the trailer...



And here we are... NYPD 'Arcade Division"... stay calm... I'm just doing a patrool  8)  :arrow:



I'm here for this baby... MOON PATROL  :-* :-* :-*  :arrow:



I knew the game didn't work... no more information... Let's plug it and make a quick check...



The monitor power up, but nothing on the screen...  I'll have an other board from Rav' but he doesn't know if it works or not.

Let's load the cabinet inside the car... with the help of 'Andy' (If I remember well the name?)  :arrow:







Done... but why a trailer? Because of this  :arrow:



Ghosts'n'Goblins  :-* :-* :-* An other one on my 'must have' list!  :-*



For this cabinet, the game plays 'blind' ... because the monitor is not working.

Because this one will be on the trailer... and because the waiter is horrible today... let's protect the cab' to the maxxx  :arrow:





Ok, but what about the bottom of the cab'?



Because we are three of us (plus Nunette but she's the photograph here  ;) ), we can raise the cabinet and put the protective film all along, like this  :arrow:



A last protection for the top of the game...



...and let's attach the cabinet to the trailer :



I'm also here for a *working* vector monitor for my 'SPACE WARS' :



A last picture before the departure... thanks to Rav' for the deal... such games are almost impossible to find here, except if you import them directly. Thanks also to Andy for the help (loading process)  :)



Let's go! Heavy rain!  :-\  :arrow:



I cross the fingers for the Ghosts'n'Goblins... I hope the 'water proof' package will resist during the huge trip to go back ... My God! Water everywhere  :shock:  :arrow:



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:: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2010, 07:54:01 PM »
We are on the move since 6:00am... and we still did not eat something, expect few cakes and chocolates... Nunette insists for eating something now... Let's try to enter in this Pizza Hut  :arrow:



Holy Jesus! I cannot go further in the Parking!!! I've to way back! See the water  :shock:  :arrow:



Ok, let's continue to drive, and ... with some luck... we will find a restaurant ...



BINGO  ::) ;D  :arrow:



Because the car is parked a little bit too far from the Burger King, I won't be able to keep an eye on the trailer... so we decide to eat inside the car (I HATE TO DO THAT when eating fries and burgers!) ... Eat like a teenager spirit  ;D :?  :arrow:



Because of the rain, and because of the trailer... I have to be very careful... and I have to drive 'gently' ... oh no... traffic jam now  :twisted:



...but finally arriving at FOLKESTONE... for the Euro Tunnel...



Ready to enter into Le Shuttle... a man is alone... very scaring... see on the top of the train! ... I didn't notice this  :shock:  :arrow:



Like a pirate after a battle, I check the treasures 'gained'  :P  :arrow:





The 'package' on the trailer seems to resist so far by the way.



Bye bye Uk... A last run to go... Approx 4 hours to go  :-\ ...



...and ... something like four hours later... almost at home  ;) But ... what time is it by the way  ::) :P  ;D (let's see if there are some fans here  ::) )  :arrow:



Home sweet home  8)  :arrow:



I'm very tired... but I don't want to let the GNG outside during the night!



I don't like to unload game alone, and specially this one (very heavy)... but I do it anyway  :P  :arrow:



There's no more free space in the Nuno's Lair, but it would be to complicated to put the cabinet inside my house now, so let put it 'in the entrance' of the lair... I'll request some help tomorrow  ;)  :arrow:



OK, now the data :

Trip : Belgium > France > UK > France > Belgium
Total length : 17h20min - 1181 km on the road, 100km under water (Eurotunnel)

Ghosts'n'Goblins *dedicated*  :-* :-*
Moon Patrol *dedicated*  :-* :-*
Vector monitor ... I hope *working*  ;D

I'll open *dedicated* post for each cab'

 :spaceace: :spaceace: :spaceace:

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Re: :: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2010, 09:32:48 PM »
YESSSS!!! Bruno is back with another great roadtrip and with MOON PATROL  :-* :-* I love this game  :-* :-*

Congrats ...

... and now must begin work on V3 as soon as possible  ;) :spaceace:
PROJECTS FROM SCRATCH:

Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

RESTORATIONS:

Q*bert - Timber

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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2010, 09:33:49 PM »


...and ... something like four hours later... almost at home  ;) But ... what time is it by the way  ::) :P  ;D (let's see if there are some fans here  ::) )  :arrow:


Its "two minutes to midnight !"

Maiden Rulez !

Nice trip Nuno !

congrats with these two beauties !

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Re: :: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2010, 09:38:30 PM »
... MOON PATROL  :-* :-* I love this game  :-* :-*

I see the future  ::) I see ... your next Scratch Build replica  ::) :P ;D


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Re: :: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2010, 09:40:45 PM »


...and ... something like four hours later... almost at home  ;) But ... what time is it by the way  ::) :P  ;D (let's see if there are some fans here  ::) )  :arrow:


Its "two minutes to midnight !"

Maiden Rulez !

Well spotted Etienne  ;) 8) I should go to see Maiden this summer for the pukkelpop festival  8)

Up the Iron  :-*

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« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2010, 09:44:52 PM »
I see the future  ::) I see ... your next Scratch Build replica  ::) :P ;D

 ;D :wink:

I know a guy here in Italy that has the original dedicated cab (imported from Canada), if I can convince him to sell it would be better  :P :spaceace:
PROJECTS FROM SCRATCH:

Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

RESTORATIONS:

Q*bert - Timber

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Re: :: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2010, 09:47:23 PM »
You have a great style of writing Bruno, congrats for the cabs! :D

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« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2010, 10:40:20 PM »
Congratulations Bruno with those cabs, especially moon patrol, one of my favourites. The cab still looks in great condition.

And it is nice to see familiar places that AndrĂ© and I visited also.  :D

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Re: :: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2010, 10:48:11 PM »
Great job bruno
Whaouuuuuuu

You ROCK
I play G&G for 2 weeks now but not in a dedicated cabinet
:(

It's a real pleasure to read your adventures !!!!

i have  a question ..

How many roads trips ?
how many KM
how many hours ?

 ;)
"Winners Don't Use Drug " but to loop Ghost & Goblins it help !!

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Re: :: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2010, 12:02:08 AM »
holy freaking smoke - WHAT A SCORE!!! i have to admit: i'm TOTALLY JEALOUS because of the Moon Patrol! i want that game so much, but it seems to be extremely difficult to find, but you proved me wrong - again. did you have a difficult time fixing that deal with rav, because i'm having a hard time communicating with him. he rarely answers to personal messages. i'd like to get some stuff from him as well, but it turns out to be extremely difficult.

nevertheless, congrats on that score - you did it again!!!
all i need is ... PONG - and a select few others: TOUCH ME, DRAGON'S LAIR, JOUST, ROBOTRON, MR DO, SAN FRANCISCO RUSH THE ROCK!!!

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« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2010, 05:47:13 AM »
Two great games  :)

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Re: :: UK Road Trip #15 :: PATROL on the GHOSTS MOON !!!
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2010, 05:53:30 AM »
Thanks for your nice comments ;)

Regarding the "negotiation" with Rav', yes It can takes ages  ;D, but don't rush the thing... even if it's hard to wait an answer when you really want a cab' He's very nice  :)

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« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2010, 10:13:11 AM »
wow! what a score!!!! congratulations!
And of course the GnG cab is the most beautiful here  ;) wow!