Crazy Climber

Fair price on a Taito Crazy Climber?

That was the question that I was asked, what did I think a Taito Crazy Climber was worth? The immediate thought was, “Not as much as a Nichibutsu Crazy Climber”, but after hearing a few things about the arcade game and seeing the photos, I realized that may not be completely true. (more…)

Replacing Crazy Climber joysticks Part 2

Part 2 of a 2 part article by Chris Moore

As you may remember, in part one of the Crazy Climber joystick tutorial we detailed how to take a Sanwa JLF-TP-8T 4/8 way adjustable joystick and mount it to your control panel. Once you get to the end of this second part Chris even mentions where you can get Crazy Climber overlay artwork to make your game look amazing. (more…)

Replacing Crazy Climber joysticks Part 1

Part 1 of a 2 part article by Chris Moore

Crazy Climber has been on my want list for awhile and when I had a chance to buy one locally, from a fellow KLOV’er, I jumped at the chance. The game was actually a mini/cabaret version that needed a little love. When I first saw the game I could tell the monitor would need a cap kit, the overlay was worn badly and needed to be replaced, the joysticks were loose making the game play sloppy and there was a bad metal speaker cover on the front of the cabinet. I decided to tackle the joysticks first and this is my tutorial for using Sanwa joysticks as replacements on my Crazy Climber. (more…)