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Last Week in Review: June 12th to June 18th

Monday, June 12th:

  • Baby Pac-Man and Granny and the Gators added to the arcade floor
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade World Record in Dodonpachi II – Bee Storm: 953,878,140
  • Fred DeHart set the Aurcade High Score in Gauntlet II: 36,710

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAMER
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Ironman Ivan Stewart Super Off-Road
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Gun Survivor 2
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Killer Instict 2

 

 

Tuesday, June 13th:

KOMBAT KON RETURNS

 

 

Wednesday, June 14th:

  • Check out this interview with ack from MGC 2017

 

Thursday, June 15th:

  • QUESTION 1: Name 5 trackball games you can play at the Galloping Ghost Arcade.
    • A: James White was the first to answer with these five titles: crystal Castles, Reactor, Centipede, Millipede, and Marble Madness!
  • QUESTION 2: Name four members of Team GGA that represented us by playing Mortal Kombat (2011).
    • A: No one had the correct answer for this one. We would have accepted:
      Soonk, Han, Jeremiah, 16Bit, Dizzy, Medina, Moe, Fill Pops, Slips, Wafflez, or PPJ!

 

  • ESWAT has been upgraded to an original dedicated Dynamo cabinet with new cabinet art.

 

Friday, June 16th:

  • Gradius IV is back up and running. We restored and rewrote ROM chips, and soldered on a new battery for the RTC chip. Expect major repairs to several games in the near future.
  • Thanks to Q*bert creator legend Jeffrey Lee for bringing in this Chicago Tribune newspaper clipping from May 5th, 1982 about Tim Skelly, creator of games like Reactor, Armor Attack, Star Castle, Rip Off, and many others!
  • Galloping Ghost Arcade mugs are back in stock! Get them while they last!
  • Cabinet Repairs
    • Xevious and Black Widow had joystick issues fixed
    • Gauntlet: Dark Legacy got a new marquee
    • Super Street Fighter X Grand Master Challenge got all new Cherry D44X microswitches. Thanks to Paradise Arcade Shop
    • Street Fighter Zero 3 Upper got a new Naomi IO Board, fixing input issues

 

 

Saturday, June 17th:


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