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Last Week in Review: May 15th to May 21st

Monday, May 15th:

  • Q*Bert’s Qubes added to the arcade floor. Shout outs to Jeff Lee for being there to unveil it!
  • Raudel Cantu set the Aurcade World Record in Gradius III: 280,140
  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Eightman: 203,700
  • Pete Hahn set the Aurcade World Record in Shinobi: 587,790
SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Chris Plachy Samurai Shodown III  
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Circus
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Carrier Airwing

 

Tuesday, May 16th:

Wednesday, May 17th:

Thursday, May 18th:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Gravitar

Saturday, May 20th:

Sunday, May 21st:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade was a part of the POW! Gym Party and Open House with the cast of Mortal Kombat!

 


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Last Week in Review: May 8th to May 14th

Monday, May 8th:

  • Bank Panic! added to the arcade floor

     

  • Mitch Karbin set the Aurcade World Record in Two Tigers: 1,595,000

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Jeremiah Smith LOST Jamie Tibbetts Rampart
Jamie Tibbetts LOST Mases Hagopian Ghouls and Ghosts

 

 

Wednesday, May 10th:

Thursday, May 11th:

  • Doc Mack recorded this video detailing the work that went into restoring the game “Arena” that was featured on RedBull TV’s Screenland.

  • You can read the full story of Arena from Doc Mack here. Thanks to Jeff Lee for making this all possible.

Friday, May 12th:

  • Big shout out to Troy Smith who stopped by on Friday! We’ve gotten many of our great games from him lately, including our dedicated Magic Sword.
  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Eightman: 170,000

 

Saturday, May 13th:

  • The Galloping Ghost Arcade Swap Meet!
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade High Score in Chimera Beasts: 47,502,700
  • George Spanos set the Aurcade High Score in Super High Impact: 46

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Tom Nieter Sky Shark
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Eddie Perez Shock Troopers 2

 

Sunday, May 14th:


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Last Week in Review: May 1st to May 7th

Monday, May 1st:

  • EightMan added to the arcade floor

Tuesday, May 2nd:

  • The Saga of the 10X Belt Continues
    • Every Monday when we reveal a new game, whoever gets the highest score before we close that night gets a point. First to 10 points gets the 10X Championship Belt
    • Mases Hagopian: 6 Points: Roc N Rope, Tecmo Knight, Ganryu, Last Resort, Laser Ghost and Rip Off.
    • Jamie Tibbetts: 4 Points: Battle Shark, Lunar Rescue, Daioh, and Super Punch Out.
    • Peter Gorz: 1 Point: Guardian
    • James White: 1 Point: Rabbit Punch
    • Gga Jeremiah: 1 Point: Gauntlet 2
    • Mike Waters: 1 Point: Fast Freddie,
    • Chris Plachy: 1 Point: EightMan
  • New Galloping Ghost Arcade Mugs are available at the front counter!
  • Pete Hahn set the Aurcade World Record in Shinobi: 546,100

 

Thursday, May 4th

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Saturday, May 6th:

  • Replaced Control Panel Overlay on Millipede
  • Chris Plachy receives his reward for getting 10,000 Achievement Points!

     

  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Eightman: 136,500
  • Pete Hahn set the Aurcade High Score in Ultra Street Fighter IV: 1,362,200

 

Sunday, May 7th:


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Last Week in Review: April 24th to April 30th

Monday, April 24th:

  • Fast Freddie added to the arcade floor
  • Congrats to Jamie Tibbetts  for beating Daioh on 1 credit
  • The new documentary series “Screenland” was released! Galloping Ghost Arcade is featured in episode 8: Arcade Renaissance, as we help produce a prototype Arena cabinet. CHECK OUT THE EPISODE HERE!
  • Jamie Tibbets set the Aurcade World Record in Daioh: 4,147,840
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Ultra Street Fighter IV: 203,200

 

Tuesday, April 25th:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Jeremiah Smith BELT RESET
Jeremiah Smith DEFENDED Sean Quigley Super Zaxxon
Jeremiah Smith DEFENDED Seth Young Magic Sword
Jeremiah Smith LOST Mike McCarthy Ikaruga
Mike McCarthy LOST Chris Plachy Bubbles
Chris Plachy LOST Mike Waters Vampire Savior
Mike Waters DEFENDED Bryan Schillo Solar Assault

 

 

Wednesday, April 26th:

 

Thursday, April 27th:

  • King of Fighters XII & King of Fighters XIII are now in separate cabinets
  • We now have more Galloping Ghost Arcade Stickers in stock as well as brand new Galloping Ghost Arcade Window Decals!
  • James White set the Aurcade High Score in Fast Freddie: 230,970

Friday, April 28th:

  • James White set the Aurcade High Score in Alien Storm: 814

 

Saturday, April 29th:

 


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Last Week in Review: April 17th to April 23th

Monday, April 17th

  • Super Punch Out added to the Arcade Floor
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Wacko: 217,000
  • Pete Hahn set the Aurcade World Record in MERCS: 999,990

Tuesday, April 18th:

  • Announcing the next Galloping Ghost Arcade Swap Meet

     

  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Mortal Kombat II: 7:40

Thursday, April 20th:

  • Galloping Ghost Productions welcomes Cub Scouts Pack 39 Webelos and Bears to teach and discuss game design and development

  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Arena: 120,160

Friday, April 21st:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade at The Adler Planetarium‘s After Dark Event

Saturday, April 22nd:

  • Thanks to Mike Waters for donating a Samarai PCB to the arcade. Doc Mack made a custom jamma adapter for Mike to use his Samarai board at home.
  • The trailer for the new documentary series “Screenland” was released! Galloping Ghost Arcade is featured in an episode as we help produce a prototype Arena cabinet. The show premiers TODAY on the 24th! Be sure to check it out on Hulu or Red Bull TV.

Screenland | Launching April 24 on Red Bull TV and Hulu from SoH Screening on Vimeo.

Sunday, April 23rd:

 


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Last Week in Review: April 10th to April 16th

Monday, April 10th:

  • Daioh added to the arcade floor

     

  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Mouse Trap: 2,189,550
SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
Champion Result Challenger Game
Jason Latko DEFENDED Mases Hagopian Space Invaders
Jason Latko DEFENDED Dave Hernly Crystal Castles
Jason Latko DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Truxton 2

 

Tuesday, April 11th:

 

Thursday, April 13th:

  • Ghouls N Ghost restored to a dedicated cabinet. (Thanks to This Old Game for the control panel and marquee print)

 

Friday, April 14th:

 

Saturday, April 15th:

 

 

 

 


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Last Week in Review: April 3rd to April 9th

Monday, April 3rd

  • Lunar Rescue added to the arcade floor
  • Vice Predient of Namco USA David Bishop, and King of Kong arcade legend Billy Mitchell stopped by the arcade!
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade High Score in NAM 1975: 361,300
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade High Score in Nibbler: 1,522,730
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Tech Romancer: 218,100
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Warzard: 48,000

 

Saga of the Hardcore Belt
Champion Result Challenger Game
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Bryan Schillo Peter Pack Rat
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Mases Hagopian Choplifter
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Metal Slug
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Fernando Aurail

 

Tuesday, April 4th:

Wednesday, April 5th:

 

Friday, April 7th:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade and Productions was at Midwest Gaming Classic featuring:
    • Over 20 Arcade games from the Arcade
    • A special chance to battle for the Galloping Ghost Arcade Hardcore Belt
    • Classic game designer Brian Colin and the reveal of Specter Files Resurrection. A restored laser disc arcade horror film adventure game that was never released!
    • Q*Bert Designer Jeff Lee along with a never before seen Q*bert statue and talking with Tom Malinowski about the recently restored, never released Argus 
    • Limited Edition Mortal Kombat Statues made to the likeness of the original Mortal Kombat actors.
    • Mortal Kombat Actors Daniel Pesina and Phillip Ahn M.D
    • The first reveal and playable Alpha Demo of Galloping Ghost Production’s own digitized fighting game, Dark Presence!
    • Check out Doc Mack’s Post MGC Write Up for more details

Saturday, April 8th:

Saga of the Hardcore Belt
Champion Result Challenger Game
Jamie Tibbetts LOST Steven Lucas Arena
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Dan Loosen Sailor Moon
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Chris Plachy Nemesis
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Zach Elam Primal Rage 2
Steven Lucas LOST Scott Lambert Dark Presense
Scott Lambert LOST Chris Plachy Arena
Chris Plachy DEFENDED Don Cox Mortal Kombat 3
Chris Plachy LOST Jason Latko Chimera Beast
Jason Latko DEFENDED Catherine Bozzi Kozmik Kroozr

Sunday, April 9th:


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Last Week in Review: March 27th to April 2nd

Monday, March 27th: 

  • Rabbit Punch added to the arcade floor

     

  • James White set the Aurcade High Score in Bubbles: 324,950
  • Jonathan Solita set the Aurcade High Score in King of Dragons: 602,600

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
Champion Result Challenger Game
Mike McCarthy DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Wild West Cowboys of Moo Mesa
Mike McCarthy LOST Mases Hagopian Rip Off
Mases Hagopian LOST Jamie Tibbetts Raiden Fighters
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Pigskin 621 AD
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Peter Pack Rat

 

Tuesday, March 28th:

  • Shadow Dancer upgraded to an original dedicated cabinet.

 

Thursday, March 30th:

  • We presented Richard DiVizio, who played Kano in Mortal Kombat 1, his exclusive Kano Statue

 

Saturday, April 1st

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade announces it’s latest expansion…on the move! Presenting the Galloping Ghost Arcade Bus: The World’s Largest Arcade on Wheels! We’ll be announcing more details as it rolls up to the arcade on April 31st!

     

  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Rabbit Punch: 1,213,800

 

Sunday, April 2nd:


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Last Week in Review: March 20th to March 26th

Monday, March 20th:

  • Battle Shark added to the arcade floor

     

  • Congrats to Chris Plachy for being the first person to get 10,000 achievement points using the Achievement Book! He’ll soon receive a free Arcade Cabinet for his house

Tuesday, March 21st:

Wednesday, March 22nd:

  • Galloping Ghost Productions has produced these exclusive statues of Johnny Cage, Shang Tsung, Raiden, and Kano with the likenesses of Daniel Pesina, Philip Ahn, Carlos Pesina, and Richard Divisio.
  • The newest episode of the Official Galloping Ghost Arcade Podcast is available

 

Thursday, March 23rd:

  • In preparation for Battle of the Arcades 2017, Doc Mack has changed our Nibbler to the Version 6 Roms, in version 6 the dots do not respawn

     

  • Afterburner II has been upgraded to the original Full Motion Sit-Down Cabinet
  • Pete Hahn and Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade High Score in Bad Dudes Vs Dragon Ninja 2 Player: 1,244,400

Friday, March 24th:

  • Announcing our appearance at Midwest Gaming Classic 2017

 

Saturday, March 25th:

  • The Galloping Ghost Arcade Swap Meet

 

Sunday, March 26th:

Saga of the Hardcore Belt
Champion Result Challenger Game
Tyler Martin LOST Duc Dang Ms Pac-Man Turbo
Duc Dang LOST Mike McCarthy Blasteroids
Mike McCarthy DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Breaker’s Revenge

 


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Last Week in Review: March 13th to March 19th

Monday, March 13th:

  • Guantlet II added to the arcade floor
  • Upgraded Super Street Fighter 4 to Ultra Street Fighter 4
  • Announcing the Ultra Street Fighter 4 Arcade Tournament
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade World Record in Bad Dudes vs Dragon Ninja with a counterstopping score of 999,999

 

Saturday, March 18th:

Saga of the Hardcore Belt
Champion Result Challenger Game
Jeremiah Smith LOST Niko Vanscoit Guardians of the Hood
Niko Vansciot LOST John Hruza Star Trek SOS
John Hruza LOST Tyler Martin Dodonpachi Daioujou
Tyler Martin DEFENDED Niko Vansciot Altered Beast
Tyler Martin DEFENDED Nate?? Tylers Friend Buck Rogers

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