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Inside a Super FX SNES Cart (Another Opening Up)

Back when I was 12 years old I was completly blown away by the Graphics from a certain game by the name of Starwing (Starfox to the rest of the world).  3D Graphics from a 16-bit console? Witchcraft I say! … Continue reading

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Inside A NAOMI 2 Cart

I picked up a NAOMI 2 system just before Christmas and only really had time to turn it on once to make sure it actually worked.  Happily it worked but was EXTREMELY loud. THis means I got to take it … Continue reading

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Getting The Marquee Light Working Again (tracking down odd starter ballasts)

When I got the cab one of the few things I knew didn’t work at all (possibly the only thing that was actually faulty) was the marquee light.  Not the “Vs” display or the “Winner” lights, those are fine.  It’s … Continue reading

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Replacing The Control Panel (Not as Simple as it Sounded)

About a month back I realized that the restoration job on the original control Panel I got with the cab was a mammoth job.  After getting the thing unscrewed (some of the bolts were so rusty they had to be … Continue reading

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Control Panel: Needs a good clean

So, after a bit of a garguntuan effort to get the Blast City cab in to the house (had to be dismantled to fit through the doors) It’s in place and ready for the off.  Generally the main part of … Continue reading

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Sega Vs Blast City Cab

This beauty arrived yesterday.  It’s a Sega Vs Blast City arcade cab origionally from around 1996 and Sega’s “Model 3” era.  This one is in pretty good shape cosmetically with the main unit having been resprayed at some point in … Continue reading

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