Was it Pac-Man at the corner convenience store? Street Fighter at the arcade in the mall? Recapture the fun, if not the quarters, by building your very own arcade machine! Make it complete with joysticks, buttons, trackballs, spinners, guns, sound effects, eye candy, and all your favorite games. Have your name flashing on the marquee. Customize your cabinet to have your very own dream arcade machine!
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Follow these steps for building the cabinet, designing the control panel, finding the software, installing speakers and a monitor, and putting it all together. The arcade's back, this time at your place!
Déjà vu how-to
Choose a cabinet plan
Calculate your budget
Design the control panel
Build a spinner
Explore flight yokes
Pick your guns
Connect the brain
Hack a mouse
Install the monitor
Load up on software
Add bells and whistles
Classic cabinet designs and instructions from the first edition
Brand-new plans for cabinets and devices
Shareware games and software utilities
Arcade control panel templates
High resolution color photos, links, tutorials, and more!
See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.