QA Podcast – Episode 31

QA Podcast - Episode 31

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Thursday, October 18, 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 Zaxxon with power supply issues
  • A Sega Turbo with no lights or sound and a collapsed screen
  • A World Class Bowling with screen sliding issues
  • An Atari Vindicators with the top 1″ of the picture screwed up
  • A Black Tiger with a dim screen
  • A Multi-Arcade with a shifting screen during play
  • A NFL Blitz ’99 that does not boot
  • An Altered Beast where the monitor goes out after a minute
  • A Marvel Super Heroes with a bad power supply
  • A Tabletop Arcade Machine with a screen that wobbles
  • A San Francisco Rush The Rock with some monitor issues
  • A Mr. Do with a curl on the left side of the screen
  • A Golden Tee 2K with a very wavy, distorted picture
  • A Super Mario Bros Vs. with vertical collapse
  • A Namco cabinet with a horizontal line going through it
  • A Dig Dug with stripes on the characters and text
  • A Popeye with a 2″ tall block across the screen
  • A Jambo Safari that randomly slows down during gameplay
  • An Arkanoid with a bad hardware error message
  • A 1000-in-1 arcade machine that doesn’t save high scores
  • A Neo Geo 4-Slot with graffiti scratched in the glass
  • A Neo Geo with power supply issues
  • A Galaga that doesn’t turn on at all
  • And several general monitor and board issues.

We also give our opinions on cost estimations for arcade repair and make a very special announcement concerning the Houston Area Arcade Group (HAAG) Expo. 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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