Information & Discussion related to classic arcade history, collecting, and restoration. Similar to /r/cade but No Mame or custom machines.
**WELCOME to /r/cade** * Rebuild, restore or buy that dedicated arcade cabinet that you sank thousands of quarters into. * Make that MAME cabinet! * BUY - SELL - TRADE with the hivemind. (personal sales, not business to consumer) * Show off your collection. * Ask questions, get help from the experts.
The place for everything about True Arcade Culture. Good Ole Coin Operated Arcade Goodness. Discuss new and old CoinOP arcade games. Get help on repairs, sell/trade/buy arcade cabinets. We're all friends here. As long as you've got a quarter. **MAME is not welcome here.** Please report any MAME or similar posts and they will be removed. For MAME only related posts please visit /r/MAME. For all things arcade related be it MAME, Dedicated, Console or similar, please visit /r/cade
MAME is a multi-purpose emulation framework it's purpose is to preserve decades of software history. Over time, MAME (originally stood for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) absorbed the sister-project MESS (Multi Emulator Super System), so MAME now documents a wide variety of (mostly vintage) computers, video game consoles and calculators, in addition to the arcade video games that were its initial focus. This is the (unofficial) subreddit.
This is the definitive Reddit source for video game collectors or those who would like to start collecting interactive entertainment. It's a place to share ideas, tips, tricks or secrets as well as show off collections. Most importantly it's a place for game enthusiasts and collectors to keep video game history alive. So come and join one of the largest internet forums for video game collecting!
The largest active Super Nintendo community on the internet! The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is Nintendo's second home console, following the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The console introduced advanced graphics and sound capabilities compared with other consoles at the time. Additionally, development of a variety of enhancement chips (which were integrated on game circuit boards) helped to keep it competitive in the marketplace.
Known as Sega Genesis in the U.S. and Mega Drive everywhere else around the world, it was the cool console to own in the 16-bit era! This subreddit is dedicated to the legacy of that console and the games that were (and are still being) made for it.
The TurboGrafx-16 video game console was joint-developed by Hudson Soft and NEC, released in Japan on October 30, 1987, and in the United States on August 19, 1989. It was the first console released in the 16-bit era, albeit still utilizing a 8-bit CPU. Originally intended to "beat" the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), it ended up competing against the likes of the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo.
This subreddit focuses on the futurist visions of eras past. However posts may also contain contemporary art with a retrofuturist theme. Topics are usually in the realm of science fiction, but may include nonfiction aspects of futurism.
What happens when a bunch of non-mechanically inclined nerds, with no knack for design, decide it would be a good idea to build a MAME (arcade) cabinet? Lots of really ugly shit happens. That's what. There are some truths in life that some people are not willing to accept; All babies are not cute, all old ladies are not sweet, not every man's wife is beautiful, and YOUR MAME CABINET PROBABLY SUCKS.