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Retro Rich – Gaming Collection

I’ve been gaming since an early age and am now in my late 30’s. I typically follow the older video games these days, particularly arcade fashion video games as a result of I can play these shortly with out having to actually get into them. Good for a fast gaming repair!

Article by Richard Evans On Twitter – Retro Rich aka @richard31337

I work in IT now I’ve an electronics background so I repair and keep my console and arcade assortment {hardware}. I realized most issues I learn about arcade machines from watching John’s Arcade on YouTube (thanks @blkdog7)

Console Game Collection

My SNES, N64 and Playstation 2 are consoles I bought model new again once they had been present. All the opposite consoles I personal have been purchased second hand. I want I’d saved maintain of my imported and transformed Japanese Megadrive from my teenagers, however I bought it to purchase a Playstation. I intend to mod my UK Spec Megadrive in some unspecified time in the future to get the higher video output and better clock velocity the Japanese mannequin offers.

Retrogaming 2Nd

I purchase video games from eBay, charity outlets and automobile boot gross sales. I wish to play the video games on authentic {hardware} so I’m extra considering affordable situation package relatively than A1 boxed or New Old Stock. I’ll simply open NOS to play it ☺ which is what I did with my Hyper Neo Geo 64 arcade {hardware}!

Console Setup

I really like a very good audio visible expertise so the place potential all my consoles are linked with RGB Scart or Component video cables and the audio goes by my encompass system. I wish to play it good and loud! Some of the audio on the older video games, significantly Neo Geo titles sounds glorious by a good system however even a SNES sounds good by my audio system. I’m a part of a newly created gaming organisation known as the Retro Illuminati http://www.gaming-illuminati.web/

Neo Geo Game Collection

This initially began from an arcade recreation excessive rating competitors between 4 mates from all over the world. The web site was created by my pal Rob Visser (@robvissernet) and is underneath building. Later it’s going to have extra data about every of us and maybe recreation opinions, technical data, a discussion board. Who is aware of! It’s very a lot in it’s infancy in the intervening time.

Gaming information about Retro Rich

• My 1st dwelling laptop was a BBC Micro with cassette participant.

• My favorite recreation on the BBC was Elite

• My 1st console was a Sega Master System plus with the 3D glasses.

•  My favorite recreation on the Master System was R-Type

• My 1st handheld was the unique Atari Lynx though I had a Lynx 2 afterward.

• My favorite recreation on Lynx was Zarlor Mercenary Consoles

JAMMA Multicade

Rich Owns 

• Atari 2600

• Megadrive with Powerbase Converter

• Playstation

• Playstation 2 – 1st gen

• GameBoy • Nintendo DS – 1st gen and Lite

• Super Nintendo • Nintendo 64 • GameDice

• Wii • Neo Geo X with Jailbreak – Plays 136 Neo Geo video games and hundreds of 8 and 16 bit console video games


• XBOX 360

Retrogaming 4Th

Arcade Machines Rich Owns 

JAMMA wired Multicade I constructed myself. It has over 1000 arcade video games run from a Game Elf with 2x playing cards for each vertical and horizontal video games. There is a Swivel mount LCD Monitor for straightforward modifications. It has a Custom bezel and marquee. The Flat pack cupboard and most {hardware} got here from Arcade World UK. It’s wired for JAMMA+ and at present has a Hyper Neo Geo 64 put in with Fatal Fury Wild Ambition. 

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Neo Geo MVS 6 slot by Electrocoin UK. This is my restoration challenge. I wish to restore it to it’s authentic 1990’s situation. So far I’ve fastened distorted Audio, varied joystick and button issues and rebuilt the Power Supply. Next on the listing to revive are the Control Panel Overlay, EL marquee lights and all steel work.

Neo Geo MVS

Most prized Gaming Possessions • Neo Geo MVS Arcade Cabinet • Neo Geo X – The Jailbreak makes this a fantastic emulation platform which performs hundreds of video games with good arcade sticks • Boxed SNES • Boxed Steel Battalion for XBOX – 1st gen with inexperienced buttons

Consoles I’m after subsequent for my assortment • Sega Dreamcast • Atari Jaguar • Nintendo Entertainment System

So now you understand a bit about me be at liberty to come back and say good day on Twitter!

You by no means know, maybe you’ll be capable to be part of the Retro Illuminati quickly too and take part in our excessive rating competitions. It’s only for enjoyable, no prizes… but!

Article by Richard Evans On Twitter – Retro Rich aka @richard31337



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