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Post by typamc95 » Wed Sep 27, 2006 6:35 pm

I had a Idea for a Nes arcade tabletop that hade a real nes,5 cartidge connectors,and a coin slot.
Could I set up a timer that went off when 10 minutes past and give the option to close or continue (for a Quarter).
Should I use a advantage (easy) or make a custom controller(no cheepy turbo)?
Can I set it up so that the cartrige slot can be selected through a button and make the wires read that port?
Should I use a old tv(Cheep) or buy a Arcade monitor(Quality)?
How would I make start up with *Insert Coin*?
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Post by Triton » Wed Sep 27, 2006 6:58 pm

so basically a DIY playchoice 10?

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Post by typamc95 » Wed Sep 27, 2006 7:04 pm

Eh more or less,but it will have ports on the side for special games, I could also work in a arkanoid paddle on the top of the controller.

Note:I plan on selling it to the local pizza parlor.
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Post by typamc95 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 12:35 pm

Bumpenstien!
Come on I need some help!
Where could I get Wood?
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Post by vskid » Sun Oct 01, 2006 12:39 pm

typamc95 wrote:Where could I get Wood?
Do you need someone to tell you when to breathe too?
Home Depot or any other home improvement store, or a scrap yard if you want cheap.
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Post by typamc95 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 12:41 pm

Yes.I ment cheep.
But I need to know the other questions first.
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Post by bicostp » Sun Oct 01, 2006 2:01 pm

typamc95 wrote:Where could I get Wood?
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Duh.

Home Depot
Lowe's

If you want cheap, go look for used palletes, pull out all the nails and staples, and you have some cheap, crappy boards to play with.

From the sound of what you want to do, you would need a lot more skills in programming than you seem to have. And do you honestly think any company would buy a homemade arcade machine which contains a 20+ year old video game console and was built by hand with secondhand lumber?

Sorry to burst your bubble but your plan is very far-fetched, and well... put bluntly it's downright silly.

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Post by typamc95 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:44 pm

Its just a pizza parlor,not pizza hut!
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Post by bicostp » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:50 pm

That doesn't make a difference. No sane buisness would spend money on a homebuilt machine which runs on 20+ year old technology that was made by some random kid. Why? Because if it looke cheap, and runs old home games, nobody will want to play it. I don't think anyone would buy it.

Not to mention your ambitious goals of an onscreen "insert more money" prompt, a homemade cartridge switching device, and an electronic timer. Some of these features are a lot harder to do than others (the onscreen prompt being the hardest).

My question is why/ Why do you want to do this? Have you even talked to the store's manager?

Honestly you'd be better off fixing up an old Pac Man machine for them.

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Post by gannon » Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:24 pm

If you really wanted a NES Arcade, get a Player's Choice 10. You might even be able to make a custom adapter board so you can use NES carts on it, kinda doubtful though.

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Post by tom61 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:05 pm

Also, just to continue to rain on your parade, the games you have for your home system are not licensed to be put on public display nor have money charged for its play, which would make you and/or the parlor potentially liable for damages. Also, some munipalities have stricter policies on machines that can be put out for public use.

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Post by csurban » Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:02 pm

Even IF you could do all of this, (sounds a little over ambitious for a beginner) why not put a newer, cheaper console in there which regular people might consider playing like an N64.
nope... can't think of anything I could possibly want to put in my Signature Block...

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Post by Nucklez » Fri Oct 06, 2006 9:19 am

I would be VERY weary about the license on those. The only real legal way I would see around it would be to get an original arcade cabinet that still works. The chances of you getting caught would be slim, but I definitely would never do it. I have made my own arcade cabinet from wood that I got from Lowes and a computer with MAME, but I would never consider putting it in a public business, or reselling it.
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Post by ShockSlayer » Fri Oct 06, 2006 6:40 pm

typamc95 wrote:Where could I get Wood?
:shock: Late night TV :shock:

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