58: Tough as nails but ugly as sin
Brent threw down the gauntlet with this episode – if you can find an uglier patch of carpet than what he has in his workroom, then you win absolutely nothing – nada, zip, zilch…basically just bragging rights on the fact that you’re keeping it real while working on your games.
We have the usual gameroom and hobby updates, discuss Fandom Fest, collecting Funco Pops (we even open a few on air) discuss the good/bad on various multimeters, spend some of Brent’s money and discuss a topic that we thought would never be covered on an arcade/pinball podcast – the arrest of legendary pinball designer John Trudeau. All this and feedback too – August 2017 goes down in the history books.
Here’s how the timings for the show break down:
* Segment 0 – 00:00 – 06:45 – The arrest of John Trudeau
* Segment 1 – 06:55 – 01:55 – Monthly updates and goings on
* Segment 2 – 01:55 – 03:02 – Multi-meter discussion and “Spend Brent’s Money”
* Segment 3 – 03:03 – 03:37 – TNA Pinball, News and Feedback
* Segment 4 – 03:38 – Outtakes and stuff…
Episode 58 - Show LinksHere's a 'one-stop' shop for all the items we mentioned in this month's episode!
|The arrest of John Trudeau||Industry News||Announcement on the Glendale Heights, IL Police Dept. Facebook page|
Trudeau released on bail
John Trudeau discussion thread on Pinside
|Please listen to 'segment 0' lead-in of the show and PLEASE consider making a donation to Project Pinball in the name of the show and let's do some good for the kids of the world and make a difference.|
|Funco Retro Video Games Mystery Minis||Toys||Funco Retro myster mini figurines!||They are well-made, but pricey for a whole set.|
|Sky Skipper Project|
Retro Gamer Magazine - Issue 170
|Sky Skipper Project|
Retro Gamer Magazine
|Latest updates on the project!
Please check it out, and subscribe to the newsletter for updates!
|Multi-meter review||Tools||Craftsman 31937511|
|Reproduction Jr. marquee and CPO||Reproduction Parts||Interest thread @ KLOV|
|Scramble bezel on plexi or glass||Reproduction Parts||Product page @ Phoenix Arcade||$130 for screen-printed glass bezel + $30 shipping
|Dedicated Universal Mr. Do CPO & Instruction card, Backart and Marquee - Laser-cut Plexi||Reproduction Parts||CPO Product Page @ ThisOldGame|
Background Product Page @ ThisOldGame
Marquee Product Page @ ThisOldGame
|CPO and Instruction Card
|Pac/Ms.Pac Switching Power Supply Adapter||Tools and Kits||Interest thread @ KLOV|
* Use a newer, more reliable power supply with your original Pac-man or Ms. Pacman gameboard
* Just insert this adapter between your Pacman wire harness and Pacman gameboard
* Requires a power supply with 12V and 5V terminals.
* Includes a 30-inch wire harness.
* Works with Original Pac-man, Ms. Pacman, and Pacman Plus PCBs
* You can leave the existing power supply connected, or remove the fuses. If your pacman has coin lights, the old power supply will still power them.
|$25 shipped in CONUS
|HighScoreSaves||Tools and Kits||Warlords High Score Save Kit|
Info thread @ KLOV
Info thread @ KLOV
|Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball||New Shiny||TNA @ Spooky Pinball|
$5,995 - with initial payment of $1000 to secure order. Balance due upon game shipment.
TO ORDER OR ASK QUESTIONS:
OR CALL HER AT 815-541-0054
|The Arcade Experience at the Center of Computing History in Cabridge||Events||Centre for Computing History|
|The Walter Day Collection||News|
Walter Day's new website featuring an online encyclopedia of his trading cards
|Ten Pence Arcade Podcast||News|
Vote for your top-5 favorite arcade games @ the Ten Pence Arcade Podcast!
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