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

Monday, August 13th:

GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE’S 8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

  • Cliff Hangar (Stern 1983) added to the arcade floor
  • Gamshara (Mitchell, 2002) added to the arcade floor

 

 

 

Tuesday, August 14th:

 

Wednesday, August 15th:

  • Announcing  Kombat Kon 2018!

 

 

Friday, August 17th:

  • Gamer of the Year James White streams Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom! With direct feed gameplay!

Watch Buck Rogers gameplay by James White, live from Galloping Ghost Arcade! from GallopingGhostArcade on www.twitch.tv

 

  • Arcade Industry Legends Eugene Jarvis (Robotron, Defender, NARC) and Mark Turmell (Smash TV, NBA Jam) visited the arcade!

 

 

Saturday, August 18th:

 


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Last Week in Review: August 6th to August 12th

Monday, August 6th:

  • Bio Ship Paladin (1990, American Sammy) added to the arcade floor:

 

 

Tuesday, August 7th:

 

Thursday, August 9th:

  • Cabinet Upgrade: The Cliffhangar Edward Randy has a brand new monitor!

 

Friday, August 10th:

 

  • T20, the biggest tournament of the year, kicks off! The following games are in the tournament. 14 never on the GGA Floor!:
    •  For the main T20 Tournament, the games are:- B. Rap Boys
      – Chicago 1929
      – Cliff Hanger
      – Colony 7
      – Crazy Climber 2
      – Dark Planet 3D
      – Dark Stalkers
      – Demolition Derby
      – Dragon Breed
      – Faster Harder More Challenging Q*Bert
      – Gamshara
      – Golly! Ghost!
      – Mach Breakers
      – Magical Tetris Challenge featuring Mickey Mouse
      – Mister Viking
      – Polygonet Commanders
      – Space Bomber
      – TH Strikes Back
      – Tranquilizer Gun
      – Up’n Down
    • Data East Side Tournament
      – Boogie Wings
      – Edward Randy The Cliff Hanger
      – Night Slashers
      – Robocop 2
      – Super Burger Time

 

 

 

Saturday, August 11th:


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Last Week in Review: July 30th to August 5th

Monday, July 30th

  • Cabal (Fabtek, 1988) added to the arcade floor. Thanks to Jeremy Fox of Prince Arcades for grabbing it for us! Big thanks to Chris Blucher for bringing pizza for everyone at the reveal!

 

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGE GAME
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Chris Plachy Thunder Force AC
Jamie Tibbetts LOST Matt Burke Buck Rogers
Matt Burke LOST Geoff Lucas Metal Slug
Geoff Lucas DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Fighters History Dynamite
Geoff Lucas DEFENDED Chris Plachy APB
Geoff Lucas DEFENDED Joel Snavely Mouse Trap

 

Tuesday, July 31st

  • Doc Mack shows off how we set up arcade cabinets for direct feed recording!

 

 

 


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Last Week in Review: July 23rd to July 29th

Monday, July 23rd:

  • Guerrilla War (SNK, 1987) added to the arcade floor. Thanks to Bryan MacLeod Armitage of Paradise Arcade Shop

 

  • New Arcade Streaming Set up! Our Monday Mystery Stream showcased our new arcade direct feed stream setup! We will be retrofitting our cabinets to be able to stream like this. Thanks to Owlnonymous: Retro Arcade and Pinball Streaming for helping choose our hardware.

 

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Chris Plachy Burgertime
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Geoff Lucas Speed Racer
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Joel Snavely Judge Dredd
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Clark Snavely Dangar UFO Robo

 

Tuesday, July 24th:

 

 

Friday, July 27th

 

 

Sunday, July 29th:


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Last Week in Review: July 16th to July 22nd

Monday, July 16th:

  • A.B. Cop (Sega, 1989) added to the arcade floor

 

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Chris Plachy LOST Geoff Lucas Air Buster
Geoff Lucas LOST Jamie Tibbetts Space Duel

 

Tuesday, July 17th:

 

Saturday, July 21st:

 

 


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Last Week in Review: July 9th to July 15th

Monday, July 9th:

  • R-Type II (IREM, 1989) added to the arcade floor.

 

  • Daily Grindhouse did a fantastic article on the history of our exclusive The Spectre Files: Death Stalker

 

Wednesday, July 11th:

 

Saturday, July 14th:

  • Massive thanks to YouTuber Maximilian/Miles923 and his fans for coming out to the arcade! It was one of our biggest days of the year! Be sure to check out and subscribe to his YouTube channel!

 

 

Sunday, July 15th:


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Last Week in Review: July 2nd to July 8th

Monday, July 2nd:

  • Mikie – High School Graffiti (Konami, Centuri, 1984) added to the arcade floor.

 

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Chris Plachy DEFENDED Brian C. Caveman Ninja
Chris Plachy LOST Geoff Lucas Klax
Geoff Lucas DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Super Hang On

 

Tuesday, July 3rd:

 

Wednesday, July 4th

  • New in our display case: A 1 of only 3,000 Joust Snowglobe

 

  • Independence Day!

JaxUSA

 

Thursday, July 5th:

  • Ghost Battle Series: Injustice 2: Season 7 Week 3
    • Congrats to GGA Jeremiah for winning!

 

Saturday, July 7th:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade at New Jersey Gamer Con!

 

Sunday, July 8th:

 

 


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Last Week in Review: June 25th to July 1st

Monday, June 25th:

  • Boomer Rang’r (Data East, 1983) added to the arcade floor

 

 

Tuesday, June 26th:

  • Youtuber and Fighting Game Master Maximilian Dood (Miles923) will be visiting the arcade on July 14th!

 

 

Wednesday, June 27th

 

Friday, June 29th:

  • Ghost Battle Series: Injustice 2: Season 7 Week 2:
    • Congrats to LKT Shady for winning!


 

Sunday, June 1st:

 

 


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Last Week in Review: June 18th to June 24th

Monday, June 18th:

  • Polaris (Taito, 1980) added to the arcade floor

 

 

Tuesday, June 19th:

  • Redbull TV‘s documentary series Screenland is now on Netflix! Galloping Ghost Arcade is featured on Episode 5.
  • Chicago Radio Legend Mancow Muller came by the arcade! Thanks to Barsom Manshian for helping to make this happen!

 

Wednesday, June 20th:

  • Arcade Industry Legend Chris Tang did a talk at the Game Developers Conference about Primal Rage II, mentioning Galloping Ghost Arcade! Check it out below.

 

 

Friday, June 22nd:

  • Arcade World Record Holder Scott Karasek visited the arcade on the 36 year anniversary of his score on Amidar: 3,208,870!

 

 

Saturday, June 23rd:

 

Sunday, June 24th:


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Last Week in Review: June 11th to June 17th

Monday, June 11th

  • Osman aka Cannon Dancer (Mitchell, 1996) added to the arcade floor

 

 

Tuesday, June 12th:

  • The GGA Swap Meet is this weekend!

 

 

Thursday, June 14th:

 

Sunday, June 17th:

 


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