Got an email from Dave Nutting a few days back

Back late last year I was really getting into tracking down old arcade game creators. It takes a good amount of time because, while there are many resources online, there is a ton of information to weed through to find the correct results. The goal was to find David Nutting, I did, had a short phone conversation with him and then I sent him a thank you letter in the mail. He eventually visited this website and dropped me a line via my form and this is what he had to say. (more…)

Crazy arcade game of the day – Night Driver Cockpit

Got to talking with a new friend at the fall USAmusments auction here in Indianapolis, and he was telling me about Night Driver. I only knew Night Driver from the flyer, the colorful well designed and retro flyer. I said “Oh yeah, the upright with the purple and yellow artwork, I’ve never played it”.

“No”, he said. “The cockpit version, it’s hard to describe.”

I looked up the Night Driver cockpit when I got home, kind of like a horizontal Computer Space without the collector demand. (more…)