Arcade Reproductions

4 of 5 collectors actually prefer flat to curved

“All the great arcade game reproductions have been done,” is a stigma shared by our small collecting community, and for 80%-90% of the large volume ‘numbers’ reproductions, this is true. But what if I told you that white Nintendo t-molding had never been reproduced? White t-molding is available, but the proof is in the pudding – in this case the details, and one collector has taken charge to make sure that ‘authentic‘ Nintendo molding is available in 2010. (more…)

Pre-built cabaret arcade cabinets

Pre-fabbed / built arcade cabinets is not a new idea, but it is always an expensive one that comes down to proximity. I was researching on RGVAC the other day and came across this attempt by Scott C. and a wood worker to reproduce cabaret cabinets. (more…)

Value of a set of Donkey Kong pushbuttons?

I like learning about the history of arcade games, but keeping up on the value of all of the different arcade parts certainly isn’t my strongest suite. I know general game values, but I was even shocked tonight to learn that there is a significant greater value for a set of three Donkey Kong pushbuttons than your regular buttons due to a couple of characteristics. (more…)