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« Reply #570 on: April 27, 2013, 08:25:09 PM »

Awesome, let's go play! Grin
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« Reply #571 on: April 27, 2013, 09:44:57 PM »

Superrrrrrrr, what a great story. You REALLY have an arcade lifestyle!
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« Reply #572 on: April 27, 2013, 10:36:58 PM »

its a DREAM shock

well done Bruno.
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« Reply #573 on: April 28, 2013, 11:35:58 AM »

Greatest Arcade story so far, IMHO! You deserve to take a nap there....who wouldn't like to do the same?  Roll Eyes

Hope you got lots of nice folks around you to play with you....I could imagine this is a bit boring to play alone Smiley
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« Reply #574 on: May 01, 2013, 07:59:25 AM »

Congratulations on this epic one of a kind video game project.

Job Well Done!


Hats off to you my friend!!!  pacman  Ghost  Space Ace
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« Reply #575 on: May 04, 2013, 08:55:19 AM »

Thanks guys.  Smiley

Oh, I didn't post this video I've done, just after fixing the game... we are in January 2013  Cool  arrow

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« Reply #576 on: May 04, 2013, 12:02:08 PM »

First, Great Job!!!

Second, did you find what that little board, in seat 2 or 3 or something, does?

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« Reply #577 on: May 27, 2013, 07:56:42 AM »

Second, did you find what that little board, in seat 2 or 3 or something, does?
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Nope, it looks like an additional power supply to make the additional coins detector works? Will have to double check that...anyway, useless in my setup fully working!  Wink

Otherwise, few bulbs from the front theater were not working, just replaced all of them (eight!) with brand new one/exact match (thanks for oversea shipping, Barry  Kissarrow



Oh, and finally get rid of my Project Dragoon/Zolgear 'mixed' setup, now the Galaxian is loading its full 'Attack Of The Zolgear' setup  Kiss  arrow



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« Reply #578 on: May 27, 2013, 08:11:21 AM »

Fluorescent Lamp on each seat wasn't working anymore. Just replaced all of them by brand new ones...





Done!  Cool  arrow

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« Reply #579 on: May 27, 2013, 10:52:11 AM »

There's no 'roof' provided by Namco with the Theater.
It's up to the operator to arrange 'something'. Sure, you can let it without no roof, but it involves you to switch off the lights in order to avoid them to light the screen during a game

Soooo, let's built something!  Cool

See how my car can easily 'loads' 8 panels (244x122cm) + 10 rafters (350cm)  arrow



Just put the 10 rafters on the top...



...and drop the panels on it...



And this is it!  Kiss  arrow



Proof of concept demonstrated  Grin Next step, remove the panels and paint the inside in black, and the external side in blue. Of course, a blue that will match the blue of the Theater  Wink Wait! Do will I have to bring a part of it to the paint shop, in order to scan the blue? Hell Yeaahhh!  Grin

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« Reply #580 on: May 27, 2013, 01:22:12 PM »

Let me just express a slight consern about the possible oxygen deprivation, and the causes thereof. Not to mention the unpleasant smell if someone has had too much beans.

Did you make sure there is sufficient ventilation inside the player's area?
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« Reply #581 on: May 27, 2013, 08:01:51 PM »

Let me just express a slight consern about the possible oxygen deprivation, and the causes thereof. Not to mention the unpleasant smell if someone has had too much beans.

Did you make sure there is sufficient ventilation inside the player's area?
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No ventilation problem at all. The roof doesn't close totally the theater. You can even  spot on the last picture the light coming from the top, without lightening the screen. In addition the theater is fully open on its back.  Cool
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« Reply #582 on: May 27, 2013, 10:08:01 PM »

yes, well you can test that theory in practice, six big men playing G3 for an hour. I will bet you that somebody is going to feel dizzy.
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« Reply #583 on: May 27, 2013, 10:22:25 PM »

Is it just me that I have to say: Sigh ! roll eyes roll eyes......jeez Tom, the doors to the theatre are larger than a man's size. There's two of them, the roof is not completely closed as Bruno already said. So plenty air in, plenty air out. Ventilation starts naturally by the players body heat...if not any other heat sources. the hot air will rise and escape through the "holes" in the roof, fresh air will be drawn from the front/bottom.

I'm sure after an hour someone's going to be dizzy, but I'll bet it's from the game, not a lack of air...

I was thinking black for the inside roof as well but did you consider silver paint ? I am not sure how that would work out, but it might give a bit more a feeling of being in a cockpit...on the other hand, your eyes are way too busy watching the screen Smiley

Those "small" details like each player's fluorescent tube ( Smiley ) just finish off a machine like that Smiley  Space Ace
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« Reply #584 on: May 28, 2013, 07:00:12 AM »

Yes yes, jeez me. But you do agree that I have a certain point in the argument. The brain does need oxygen, and you need your brain to play well. I really hope that the circulation by the game fans will be sufficient, or I will bring my own oxygen tank into the theater.

Painting the roof, I'd use a matt black to avoid any reflections from any possible angles.
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