Summer is taking it’s last bow here in the Bluegrass with fall on the way in and we take our best shot at holding onto the summer season as best as we possibly can. Brent visits some local (but often overlooked) arcades and fun parks, swaps around his gameroom lineup a bit and puts a Domino Man on ice – but not before taking 50V right across the arm while working on the Nip-It. Whitney does something he’s not done in over a year – pick up game – and via Facebook no less. We discuss the upcoming UK Sky Skipper reveal, digital oscilloscopes and bust out a new segment for the show “Back to the Past” where we pull out some interesting facts/figures from old Playmeter and RePlay magazines and run some numbers through the handy-dandy inflation calculator and lament the “good old days” of buying games new in the box (err…crate).
This is way more fun than raking a pile of autumn leaves (or a 50V shock) – trust us!
Here’s how the timings for the show break down:
* Segment 1 – 00:00 – 01:25 – Monthly updates and goings on
* Segment 2 – 01:25 – 02:14 – “Back to the Past” (Playmeter style) & Spend Brent’s Money
* Segment 3 – 02:14 – 02:51 – News and Feedback
* Segment 4 – 02:52 – Outtakes and stuff…
Episode 59 - Show LinksHere's a 'one-stop' shop for all the items we mentioned in this month's episode!
|Strike and Spare, Clarksville IN||Arcades||Strike And Spare website|| ○ 14 locations through Ky, TN, and 1 ea in Indiana and Ohio.
Bowling, Laser Tag, skating rink, arcade.
|Kart Kountry||Arcades||Kart Kountry website||1.5 mi Go Cart track.
Several car types for all ages.
2 18 Hole Mini Golf Courses
LARGE arcade - some classics and Pins even.
|Sky Skipper Project - UK Reveal coming up in October!||Restoration|
|Sky Skipper Project - UK Reveal Details||Latest updates on the project!
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|Digital Oscilloscopes||Tools||Rigol DS1054z|
Siglent Technologies SDS1202X-E 200
|Expect to pay ~$400 for a good scope. Let's see which one Brent spends some money on and we'll hopefully get a good review for it!|
|As always, remember to check our Facebook Page for LOTS of content in-between the episodes, as Brent and I are keep a lively presence on the podcast page and we enjoy lots of great discussion on trending topics.
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