Project Arcade: Build Your Own Arcade Machine

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Project Arcade: Build Your Own Arcade Machine

Format:  Paperback,

526 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Feb 2011

ISBN-13: 9780470891537

ISBN-10: 047089153X

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The bestseller returns--completely updated to include the newest hardware, software, and techniques for building your own arcade

Interest in classical arcade games remains on the rise, and with a little money, older computer hardware, and a little effort, you can relive your arcade experiences by building your own arcade machine. The hands-on guide begins with a description of the various types of projects that you can undertake. It then progresses to a review of the audio and video options that are available and looks at the selection of game software and cabinet artwork. Ultimately, you'll learn essential troubleshooting tips and discover how to build arcade controllers and machines that you can enjoy at home with your PC.Serves as a soup-to-nuts guide for building your own arcade machine, from the sheets of wood to the finished productAddresses the variety of arcade controls, including joysticks, buttons, spinners, trackballs, flight yokes, and gunsExplains how to interface arcade controls to a computerShares troubleshooting tips as well as online resources for help and inspiration

"Project Arcade, Second Edition" helps you recapture the enjoyment of your youth that was spent playing arcade games by walking you through the exciting endeavor of building your own full arcade machine.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Feb 2011
ISBN-13: 9780470891537
ISBN-10: 047089153X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 526
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.82
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 9.25 x 1.5
Walmart No.: 9780470891537

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The bestseller returns—completely updated to include the newest hardware, software, and techniques for building your own arcade

Interest in classical arcade games remains on the rise, and with a little money, older computer hardware, and a little effort, you can relive your arcade experiences by building your own arcade machine. The hands-on guide begins with a description of the various types of projects that you can undertake. It then progresses to a review of the audio and video options that are available and looks at the selection of game software and cabinet artwork.

Ultimately, you’ll learn essential troubleshooting tips and discover how to build arcade controllers and machines that you can enjoy at home with your PC.

  • Serves as a soup-to-nuts guide for building your own arcade machine, from the sheets of wood to the finished product
  • Addresses the variety of arcade controls, including joysticks, buttons, spinners, trackballs, flight yokes, and guns
  • Explains how to interface arcade controls to a computer
  • Shares troubleshooting tips as well as online resources for help and inspiration

Project Arcade, Second Edition helps you recapture the enjoyment of your youth that was spent playing arcade games by walking you through the exciting endeavor of building your own full arcade machine.

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