QA Podcast – Episode 29

QA Podcast - Episode 29

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Friday, March 16, 2012. 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 Dynamite Cop with a thin horizontal line on the screen
  • A Street Fighter II with no attract sound
  • A Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 with a non-working joystick and buttons
  • A Pong cocktail that has a barely visible screen
  • A Virtua Fighter that blacks out after 5-10 minutes
  • A Donkey Kong / Donkey Kong Jr. with erratic sound
  • A Galaxian with a blank screen with working sound
  • A Mario / Dr. Mario that flashes every second
  • A Donkey Kong with white vertical lines on the screen
  • A Golden Tee 2K with sound but no picture
  • A SF Rush The Rock with monitor and restarting issues
  • A Pac Man with a screen that cuts out in the middle of a game
  • A Mortal Kombat 2 with sound and monitor issues
  • A Lethal Enforcers with a sporadic monitor
  • A Silver Strike Bowling with a fuzzy screen
  • A Vs. Super Mario brothers that freezes after the first level
  • A Donkey Kong with wide vertical bars on the screen
  • A Neo Geo 2 Slot with a video RAM issue
  • A Shuffle Board with power supply issues
  • An Area 51/Maximum Force with no adjustment on the power supply
  • An Astro Blaster with some minor board issues
  • A Street Fighter where Ken’s hair is blue
  • A House Of The Dead 2 that keeps blowing fuses
  • And several general cabinet and board issues.

We also give an update on Stan’s USPS Dragon’s Lair board fiasco and discuss our opinions on operators who do not take care of their games. 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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