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Monthly Archives: January 2017

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

Monday, January 23rd:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade presents the new championship belt title! THE HARCORE CHAMPIONSHIP BELT. Seen below with it’s first holder, GGA Jeremiah. Check the link for rules and details. This is a belt that anyone can win and anyone can lose at any time! Only the most hardcore arcade gamer will hold onto it for long! We will be tracking the Saga of the Hardcore Belt every week.
  • Invasion: The Abductors added to the arcade floor. Thanks to William Carlin for donating it! For the unveiling, were joined by the game’s designer and legendary game creator George Pietro!

     

  • Upgraded the Arabian Fight marquee to an original.

     

  • Upgraded Missile Command cabinet to a full Sega Missile Command

     

  • Jamie Tibbets set the Aurcade High Score in Solar Warrior: 314,000
  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Mortal Kombat 4: 8:32.52

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT

  • Jeremiah Smith DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Jamie Tibbets in Bubble Bobble
  • Jeremiah Smith LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Mases Hagopian in The End
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARCORE BELT from Mike McCarthy in Track & Field
  • Mases Hagopian LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Tom Neiter in King of Fighters Neo Wave
  • Tom Neiter LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Jamie Tibbets in Championship Sprint
  • Jamie Tibbets DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Mike McCarthy in Primal Rage
  • Jamie Tibbets LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Mases Hagopian in Total Carnage

Tuesday, January 24th:

  • Scott Lambert of Underground Retrocade stopped by to check out the newly released The Abductors and Missile Command.

     

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade announces it’s aquisition of arcade score keeping site Aurcade. Details at the link.

     

  • Added Virtua Fighter 2 to the arcade floor.

     

  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Invasion: The Abductors: 68,646

Thursday, January 26th:

Friday, January 27th:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT

  • Mases Hagopian LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Tim Broderick in Windjammers
  • Tim Broderick LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Bryan Schillo in Galaga88
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Chris Broderick in Guwange
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Tom Neiter in Assault
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Chris Plachy in Frenzy
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Jeremiah Smith in Black Tiger
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Mike McCarthy in Twin Eagle II
  • Bryan Schillo LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Mases Hagopian in Tech Romancer
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT  from Jeremiah Smith in Gyruss

Saturday, January 28th:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT

  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Sean Quigley in Rolling Thunder 2
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Marco Gorajski in Cadillacs & Dinosaurs
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Eddie Perez in In the Hunt
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Catherine Bozzi in Virtua Fighter
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Duc Dang in Interstellar
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Emmanuel Perez in Escape from the Planet Robots
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Adam Walker in Future Spy
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Kevin McCordy in King of Fighters ’96
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from James Novak in Mace: The Dark Age
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from James Novak Sr in Fighters History Dynamite

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

Monday, January 16th:

  • Solar-Warrior added to the arcade floor
  • Future Spy added to the arcade floor
  • Guardians of the Hood added to the arcade floor
  • Daniel Pesina, the face of Mortal Kombat’s Johnny Cage was at the arcade with Team RipSet to show off some Mortal Kombat 1 production footage along with an interview with Daniel himself.
  • Bryan Schillo set the Aurcade World Record in Strider: 385,400
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Solar Warrior: 307,970
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Future Spy: 51,050

 

Tuesday, January 17th:

Wednesday, January 18th:

  • Doc Mack and Jeremy Fox of Prince Arcades visit Geeks Mania to deliver a few more games including a new Crazy Taxi stand up.
  • Larry DeMar, one of the first legends of the arcade industry to come to Galloping Ghost Arcade, is taking part in a fund raising Charity event, Step up for Kids. Check to link to find out how you can contribute!
  • Bryan Schillo set the Aurcade World Record in Final Fight: 2,918,124
  • John Holton set the Aurcade World Record in VS. Castlevania: 2,979,316

 

Thursday, January 19th:

 

Saturday, January 21st:

  • 10x Championship Belt Holder James White was in London setting up an interview with the owner of Heart of Gaming Arcade!
  • Pete Hahn set the Aurcade World Record in Super Muscle Bomber: 2,340,700

 

Sunday, January 22nd:


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

Monday, January 9th:

  • Quartet added to the arcade floor:

     

  • James White set the Aurcade World Record in SPY Special Project Y: 38,200
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade World Record in Gunforce: Battle Fire Engulfed Terror: 2,057,700
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Dangar UFO Robo: 316,200
  • Mike McCarthy set the Aurcade World Record in Columns: 1,300,233

Tuesday, January 10th:

  • New Score Cards Printed!
  • Arcade regular Steven Lucas featured in an interview by My Journal Courier
  • Former Gamer of the Year and Galloping Ghost Employee Pete Hahn interviewed for Walter Day’s Trading Card Spotlight
  • Golden Axe: Revenge of Death Adder is now in an original cabinet
  • Gladiator in a new original cabinet.

     

  • Super Contra is in a dedicated cabinet
  • Devastators is in a new cabinet with original bezel, marquee, and control panel overlay

Wednesday, January 11th:

  • Bump N Jump gets an original dedicated cabinet

Thursday, January 12th:

  • Three Stooges – Brides is Bridges is repaired

Friday, January 13th:

  • Ninja Warriors is repaired

 

Sunday, January 15th:

 


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

Monday, January 2nd:

  • S.P.Y. – Special Project Y has been added to the arcade floor.

     

  • Mike McCarthy set the Aurcade High Score in Columns: 984,388

 

Thursday, January 5th:

  • Doc Mack and Pete Hahn streamed the Galloping Ghost Arcade Year in Review Podcast Live

 

Saturday, January 7th:


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Last Week in Review: December 26th to January 1st

Monday, December 26th:

  • Virtua Fighter added to the arcade floor

     

  • Rad Mobile added to the arcade floor
  • Fred DeHart set the Aurcade World Record in Super Muscle Bomber: 1,019,000
  • Joseph Grill set the Aurcade High Score in Solar Fox: 976,550
  • Peter Gorz set the Aurcade High Score in Rad Mobile: 93
  • Peter Gorz set the Aurcade High Score in Spy Hunter II: 127,700

Thursday, December 29th:

  • Paradise Arcade Shop got us new Cherry D44X Microswitches and Custom Clear Printed IL Buttons with the Galloping Ghost Logo
  • This rare Q*bert toy is now in our display case thanks to Jeff Lee
  • Max Haraske set the Aurcade World Record in Pepper II: 1,004,300
  • Seth Young set the Aurcade World Record in Death Race: 37
  • Bradd Williams and Seth Young set the Aurcade High Score in Death Race Co-Op: 50

Friday, December 30th:

Saturday, December 31st:

  • Dock Mack and Jeremy Fox of Prince Arcades check out Underground Retrocade run by Scott Lambert.
  • Doc Mack and Jeremy Fox also check out Pixel Blast Arcade run by Trickman Terry & Paul Ojeda.
  • Galloping Ghost Arcade was visited by Rick Medina, owner of Arcade Odyssey in Florida!
  • Satan’s Hollow now has it’s full cabinet.
  • Mike McCarthy set the Aurcade High Score in Columns: 475,432
  • John Ocampo set the Aurcade High Score in Championship Sprint: 13,340
  • Michael Willis set the Aurcade High Score in Sonic Championship Sprint: 5:22:09

Sunday, January 1st:

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE! 


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