Updated Website – Tokens Only

Chris Moore and I had been talking, and now that he is sharing some great arcade information with some regularity on his Tokens Only arcade blog he was finding that there needed to be some changes from how he thought his website would be structured. Since his navigation is image based, that meant some changes to the buttons and I thought this a perfect time to do an update on the joystick that the original designer made some 2-3 years ago. (more…)

Help writing posts for this arcade blog

I do a lot of research and idea generation for this arcade game blog, but as with any discipline I can’t write about every topic knowledgeably because I just don’t know about every aspect about arcade games.

If you have ever wanted to write / start your own website about your arcade game collection, this might be the opportunity for you. Either you can write about whatever you want, or as you will see I will list some article ideas for topics that I would like written about some of these games. (more…)

Edit your WordPress theme – Headers

Some of you out there really want to start your own arcade game blog, but are clueless about web design and therefore don’t understand how to customize the look of your own WordPress website. There are plenty of tutorials out on the internet on how to make your own WordPress theme, sifting through the good ones might be a challenge. Regardless of that fact, I don’t feel the need to rewrite them because customizing your theme is a time investment no matter what you do. You need to learn HTML, CSS and understand the purpose of each html file in the theme.

However, just about any themes out there typically can look like a completely unique website by just adding your own header graphic. I am going to show you how to edit the header in your newly downloaded WordPress theme to add your own custom designed banner graphic. (more…)

Reviewing classic arcade game blogs

I’ve mentioned a number of times, there are a ton of arcade collectors websites, but there aren’t that many of those websites that are arcade collecting ‘blogs’. Today I wanted to spotlight some of these arcade game blogs, tell you what is great about them and what about their content that keeps me coming back for more. (more…)