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Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Last Week in Review: August 21st to August 27th

Monday, August 21st:

  • Space Bomber added to the arcade floor
  • More on the last GGA Swap Meet! Mortal Kombat legends John Parrish and Daniel Pesina stopped by. Daniel Pesina was presented with the MKII Johnny Cage jacket!
  • Jamie Tibbets set the GGA House High Score in Crazy Taxi: 2,913.26
  • Chris Plachy set the GGA House High Score in Timber: 526,635
  • Dale Elie set the Aurcade World Record in Twnklestar Sprites: 1,201,070

 

SAGA OF HE HARDCORE BELT
Champion Result Challenger Game
Mases Hagopian Defended Chris Plachy Capcom Vs SNK

 

Tuesday, August 22nd:

Wednesday, August 23rd:

Friday, August 25th:

Sunday, August 27th:


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Last Week in Review: August 14th to August 20th

Monday, August 14th:

  • Crash added to the Arcade Floor
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in CyberBall 2072: 7
  • Justin Kvithyll set the Aurcade World Record in Mystic Warriors: 431,710
  • Justin Kvithyll  set the Aurcade World Record in Rabbit Punch: 1,404,800
  • Justin Kvithyll  set the Aurcade World Record in Shock Troopers: 11,520,300
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade World Record in Solar Warrior (Xain’d Sleena): 530,980

 

Tuesday, August 15th:

  • Kombat Kon is around the corner. Thanks to Daniel Pesina (Johnny Cage, Scorpian, Sub Zero, Reptile) and Anthony Marquez (Kung Lao) for visiting as we set up more and more details and events. Tickets are still on sale at kombatkon.com.

Wednesday, August 16th:

Thursday, August 17th:

  • Trivia Thrusday!
    • Question 1: Name 5 sit-down games currently on the floor of the arcade:
      • We would have accepted any of the following: Galaxy Force 2, F-Zero AX, Cruis’n USA, ThunderBlade, Sinistar, Star Wars Arcade, Mario Kart, Sega Strike Fighter, Initial D, After Burner, Crazy Taxi, Hydro Thunder, Lucky & Wild, Star Wars Racer, Star Wars (Sega), Hyper Drive, Rad Mobile, Star Wars Empire Strikes Back, Solar Assault, Space Harrier, Metal Gear Arcade, Stun Runner, or Omega Race.
      • Jim Sikma was the first to respond with 5 acceptable choices.
    • Question 2: Which gamer won the very first Monday Mystery Game mini-tournament? (bonus point if you know what the game was!):
      • The correct answer is Bryan Schillo who won on MIA – Missing in Action, the follow-up to Konami’s Rush ‘N Attack.
      • Jamie Tibbetts was the first to respond with the correct answer. He also got the extra credit bonus point,

Friday, August 18th:

  • We added our Three Stooges poster above our Jeffrey Lee / Gottlieb section
  • Now displaying  the photos of the incredibly talented and amazing developers and industry people that have created some of the absolute best arcade games of all time.

Saturday, August 19th:

Sunday, August 20th:


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Last Week in Review: August 7th to August 13th

Monday, August 7th:

  • Twinklestar Sprites added to the arcade floor.
  • Thanks to CJ Craft for his youtube video on his trip to Galloping Ghost Arcade with his little brother Cody Craft!

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Ghouls N Ghosts
Mases Hagopian LOST Jamie Tibbetts Lunar Rescue
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Silent Scope
Jamie Tibbetts LOST Fred DeHart Guwange
Fred DeHart DEFENDED Mases Hagopian Bubble Bobble

 

Tuesday, August 8th:

Wednesday, August 9th:

  • Cabinet Upgrade: Crazy Climber gets an original dedicated cabinet!

 

Friday, August 11th:

  • T20 Registration is now Open! Come compete at one of Galloping Ghosts Arcade’s most intense tournaments!
  • Matt Walters set the Aurcade High Score in Galaxian: 136,810
  • Tom Nieter set the GGA House High in Lunar Rescue: 23,670

Saturday, August 12th:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade Developer Day

Sunday, August 13th:

Galloping Ghost Arcade’s 7th Anniversary!

Galloping Ghost Arcade is proud to award Jamie Tibbetts the 2017 Gamer of the Year Award! 

 

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Fred DeHart LOST Mases Hagopian Galaga 3
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Matt Rocco Xevious
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Chris Plachy Ghosts’n’Goblins
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Power Drive
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Tim Foley Gorf
Mases Hagopian LOST Nick Onesti Ultra Street Fighter IV
Nick Onesti LOST Peter Dwan Cobra Command
Peter Dwan DEFENDED Mason Super Muscle Bomber GP
Peter Dwan LOST Damien Mission Craft
Damien LOST Mason King of Fighters ’97
Damien LOST Mases Hagopian Flicky
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jason Latko After Burner II
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts The Pit
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Peter Dwan After Burner II
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mason Galaga
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Peter Gorz Cyber Ball 2072
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mason’s Dad World Heroes

 


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Last Week in Review: July 31th to August 6th

Monday, July 31st:

  • Street Fighter EX Plus added to the arcade floor
  • Matt Walters set the Aurcade High Score in Baby Pac Man: 479,170

Tuesday, August 1st:

Wednesday, August 2nd:

  • Martin Alessi brought in the newest issue of Little Player, now for sale at Galloping Ghost Arcade
  • Justin Jungles set the Aurcade High Score in Area 51: 270,775
  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Eightman: 279,000

Thursday, August 3rd:

  • Cabinet Upgrade: Vendetta gets a new cabinet with full side art.
  • Trivia Thrusday!
    • Question 1: Name 5 games that we have currently on the arcade floor that are gun games (optical or light gun):
      • We would have accepted any of the following:
        Laser Ghost, Turkey Shoot, Alien 3: The Gun, CarnEvil, Zombie Raid, House of the Dead, Area 51, Judge Dredd, Lethal Enforcers, Revolution X, Terminator 2, Operation Wolf, Operation Thunderbolt, Silent Score, Invasion: The Abductors, Lucky & Wild.
      • Dennis Day Jr was the first to respond with 5 acceptable choices.
    • Question 2: Name 5 games legendary game creator Brian F Colin either designed or did artwork on:
      • We would have accepted any of the following:
        Arch Rivals, Pigskin 621AD, Rampage, Rampage World Tour, Zwackery, Spy Hunter, Discs of Tron, Sarge, Kozmik Krooz’r, Xenophobe, General Chaos, Demolition Derby, Spy Hunter 2, Max RPM, RC2 or International Team Laser.
      • Nathan Phillips was the first to respond with 5 acceptable choices.
  • Charlie Wehner set the GGA House High Score in Bump n Jump: 995,736
  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Mortal Kombat 4: 7:14.79
  • Fred DeHart set the Aurcade World Record in Mystic Warriors: 266,610

Friday, August 4th:

Saturday, August 5th:

  • Dark Presence Day 2017! The first time the Dark Presence Alpha has been playable at the arcade!
  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Metal Slug 6: 4,069,240
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Solar Warrior (Xain’d Sleena): 488,120
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Terra Cresta: 247,000
SAGA OF THE HARDCOREBELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Shadi Barakat Astro Fighter
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED McCutty Mayhem Robo Cop


Sunday, August 6th:


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