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Pete’s response to his game room going viral

Pete addresses your questions and comments.

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Pete’s collection.

Update 16may12: So, this post got reddited, which is nice. I’m samsara_tmh, by the way. Some quick answers here: This setup isn’t mine. It belongs to 16bitghost, who I visited earlier this year. I don’t have any photos of the AV … Continue reading

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Japanese Arcades – Metal Gear Arcade

One thing I liked about Metal Gear Solid 4 was the PMC conflicts. Rather than maintain free standing armies, countries would simply employ the services of these companies and have them wage war on their behalf. Konami decided to take … Continue reading

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Japanese Arcades – Aqua Pazza

Wait, what? You’re telling me that there is a fighting game that features characters from romance mangas, and the aim of the game is to use one schoolgirl to beat the ever-loving shit out of another schoolgirl? Where has this … Continue reading

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Japanese Arcades – MJ5

Is there anything better than spending several hours hunched at a mahjong table, lungs assailed with second hand smoke and ears slowly succumbing to tinnitus every time those tiles are shuffled with a deafening chatter? I thought not.

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UFO Catchers – Tricksters of the Japanese Arcade

Winning at UFO Catchers is difficult, but not impossible. I may not be the greatest UFO Catcher jockey in Japan, but I’ve tried a few in my time and have learned a lesson or three. I’ve compiled a list of … Continue reading

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield

Okay. If there is any reason to sink thousands of yen into an arcade game (besides UFO catchers and, erm, purikura), this is one of them. I first saw Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna on my first trip to … Continue reading

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