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Installing A High Score Save Kit (In A Donkey Kong Cabinet)

When arcade cabinets first arrived on the scene, players would pump tons of money into their favorite machines to see if they could get the high score. Unfortunately, many of the arcade cabinets at

Cutting And Scoring Plexiglass

While most early arcade machines used regular glass during their initial construction, plexiglass has become the standard used in most arcade cabinets since the 90s. Plexiglass is a solid transparent plastic that can be

Adding Credits To An Arcade Game (And Setting Up Free Play)

In order to play most arcade games, you must either have a way to add credits to the machine or set the free play setting on the board. While most newer games offer a

Troubleshooting Light Gun Issues

While joysticks and buttons are the most common form of player controls on arcade games, many different types of controls have gained popularity over the years. One of the more recent innovations in video

Replacing A Control Panel Overlay

Of the many parts of an arcade cabinet, control panels definitely take the most abuse. Gamers mashing on buttons, kids randomly pulling on joysticks and the general passage of time are just some of

Repairing Joystick Switch Issues

Nothing can be more frustrating to someone trying to play an arcade game than the joystick not working properly. Whether it’s a classic arcade game like Pac Man or a fighting game like Soul

Installing Artwork On An Arcade Cabinet

Just like with many things in this world, age is typically not kind to arcade cabinets. Dents and scratches appear from the barrage of players “enjoying” the game, the wood starts to swell or

Installing A Multicade Upgrade Kit (For Pac Man Cabinets)

Multicade boards have become quite popular over the last few years. Many of you have probably even thought about installing a multicade board in an arcade cabinet you currently own. Unfortunately, installing a multicade

Troubleshooting Games That Are Playing Blind

Many of the questions that we receive involve arcade games that are playing blind. Playing blind refers to a particular troubleshooting symptom where you can hear sound coming from the game but the screen

Swapping Boards In A JAMMA Cabinet

When troubleshooting an arcade game, you might get to a point where you start to suspect that your board has issues. Swapping in a tested, working board in JAMMA wired cabinets is an easy