Arcade1Up 3/4 Scale Cabinets in Smyths

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Arcade1Up 3/4 Scale Cabinets in Smyths

Post by Joefish » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:18 pm

Does anyone know what software those 3/4 scale 'Arcade1Up' cabinets they're selling in Smyths are running?

The version of Pac Man seems to be set pretty fast and difficult from the start, with the power pill not lasting long at all. And particularly weird is the ghosts, instead of turning blue, seem to turn into some sort of squat vegetable with a stalk growing out of the top.

And the version of Street Fighter II seems to be lacking colours in the sprites; a bit washed-out, like on a conversion that doesn't have the same colour depth. Although the arcade original of World Warrior doesn't look all that great compared to some variants.
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Post by PeterJ » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:55 pm

We were in Robert Days at the weekend and noticed there have got on the retro bandwagon too!

https://www.robertdyas.co.uk/home-elect ... tro-gaming

I too would be interested in the technology used.
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Post by Joefish » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:59 am

Ah, thanks, so it's an ARM / Android arcade emulator.
Still doesn't explain the odd graphics when the Pac Man ghosts change to hunted. Has anyone ever seen a version where they don't just turn blue?
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Post by Ersh » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:06 pm

The cabinet hosts both the original Pac-Man as well as Midway's Pac Man-Plus which has got the weird blue ghosts.
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Post by Joefish » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:19 pm

Ah, right, thanks. I know Midway produced it under license for a bit, but I've never seen that difference with the ghosts before. Weird.

Definitely needs Pac Manic Miner Man added as well!!!
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Post by Ersh » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:33 pm

They should've stuck Ms. Pac-Man instead of Plus on there, guess they want to do a dedicated cab for that, more money and so on.

Pac Manic Miner Man doesn't sound half bad. :P

EDIT: Just checked out PMMM, that's brilliant! :D
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