Arcade Archive

LED Storm prototype!

If you head over to my article on LED Storm, I’ve updated it with more photos and information, and a video comparison of the now three discovered versions.  What a troubled history this one had! LED Storm

Nichibutsu Next Generation DVD system footage (NSFW)

Another newly recorded piece of hardware (I also have X-Rate and CATS but both are faulty atm), I believe this was the final DVD based system from Nichibutsu and unfortunately the only working title I have for

Miki DVD Theatre system footage

You may have noticed a newly discovered type of DVD Mahjong system in my last New Arrivals post, the Miki DVD Theatre.  Most of the titles get very lewd immediately (they used off the shelf pornographic DVDs

TourVision – V1 cart support rail

Just a little update – when I obtained the V1 system it seemed odd that there was no physical support for the carts and that they’d just use their edge connector to stay in place.  The rail

New arrivals 03/04/2018

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these, actually there’s one or two missing but they are in the repair pile at the moment and disappointingly one of the ones I thought I’d fixed actually has

TourVision – new information on score panels

I’m very excited to reveal I obtained a type of score panel which answers more questions on this system – the main article has been revised here: TourVision – like a Playchoice for PC Engine

Repair – DVD-A01 spindle clasp repair

The DVD-A01 is an early PC DVD player, which is used by the Nichibutsu High Rate DVD system.  It’s one of the few models that work with this system, which only supports drives that have RPC Phase

Art scans update – TourVision flyer

Nice 4 page flyer for the TourVision system added!

Art scans update – JJ Squawkers, Flying Tiger, Quarth, Puzzlet

Another bunch of scans have been added, one requested on Twitch for Flying Tiger.  Shame about the first of the JJ Squawkers instruction cards, I’ll update this if I ever find a better one. As usual, follow

New arrivals 04/01/2018

Just a couple of things!   Erotictac – unusual adult puzzle game by “Systeme”, the PCB is very glitchy and has to be run at 4.7v, there’s a red-green-red power indicator on the ROM board.  Had lots