QA Podcast – Episode 25

QA Podcast - Episode 25

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Friday, November 4, 2011. For more information on our podcast, please visit our iTunes page at All of our past episodes can be found there as well as a review section where you can leave us a comment on how we’re doing. On this episode, Tim and I answered your questions regarding…

  • A X-Men vs Street Fighter with a green screen
  • A Cruis’n Exotica without a power cord
  • A Ms. Pac Man with no sound or picture
  • A Mortal Kombat with neck glow but no picture
  • A Super Street Fighter 2 that needs a monitor replacement
  • A Street Fighter II Championship Edition with non-working kick buttons
  • A Golden Tee 2K that’s playing blind
  • A Defender with some video issues
  • A Ms. Pan Man with a hum coming from the speaker
  • A Roadblasters with some monitor and/or board issues
  • A Ms. Pac Man/Galaga Class of 81 with stretched characters
  • A Star Wars Trilogy with a bad 50″ rear projection monitor
  • A Galaga where the right side of the monitor is black
  • A Smash TV with garbage color lines coming down the screen
  • A Track and Field with a non-working player 1 jump button
  • A Crane Machine that will not drop the claw
  • A Virtual Striker 4 with vertical monitor problems
  • A Street Fighter II monitor replacement issue
  • A Varth with monitor convergence and stretching issues
  • A JAMMA arcade cabinet that needs to be adjusted
  • A Street fighter 3 3rd Strike with board and power issues
  • A NBA Jam with a scrolling screen
  • An Ironman Ivan Stewart’s Super Off Road with audio issues
  • A NBA Jam conversion to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • A Centipede cocktail with a two inch wide screen
  • A Mortal Kombat 2 with a bad switching power supply
  • A Knuckleheads with a shadowy dark roll on the screen
  • A Playchoice 10 with two very dim monitors
  • A Frogger with thick red and green bars on the screen
  • A Kung Fu Master that’s missing the top half of the screen
  • A Karate Champ with a distored and barley legable screen
  • A NBA Jam Tournament Edition with a green screen and no sound
  • A Space Invaders monitor replacement issue
  • A Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 with discoloration in the mid-left corner
  • A 60-In-1 board that doesn’t save the settings
  • A Mortal Kombat 2 with a monitor that won’t light up
  • A Simpsons with some relocation issues
  • An Astro Blaster with a malfunctioning fire button
  • A Street Fighter II that needs to be put on free play
  • A Big Buck Hunter that doesn’t register the gunshots
  • A Bosconian with no picture, sound or control response
  • A Killer Instinct that freezes after 20 seconds
  • A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that needs sideart installed
  • A Donkey Kong with some power supply issues
  • A Mr. Do cocktail with a jittery screen
  • A Crystal Castles with some trackball issues
  • And some explanations as to where we’ve been.

We also go over some listener progress updates and discuss some good tips to follow when moving arcade games upstairs. Please feel free to leave any comments, questions or suggestions below. As always, you can contact us when we are off the air by email at or by calling our voicemail line at (972) 8AR-TIPS or (972) 827-8477. Enjoy!

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Special thanks goes to David Vaughan for composing all of the great chiptunes music that we use in our content and Nathan Knight for providing our excellent voiceovers. Please check out their websites for information on the services they provide.

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