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Bigzman
June 17th, 2005, 03:25 PM
Hard to believe, but one of the top video games launching the Atari era turns 25 this month: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6448213/did/8218674

As part of life imitating art, several NYU graduate students in April 2004 took part in a Pac-Manhattan tournament. Thus far, the highest scores have not come close to matching any totals from past video game players. Besides checking out the vast picture gallery plus a special story behind how this game is played inside a "control room"--take a look at the students donning the costumes in their attempt to navigate the moves of Pac-Man and the 4 ghosts of Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Clyde.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4917744

Actual link for New York street game: http://www.pacmanhattan.com/index.php

To those brave people who have their Plug and Play systems hooked up, I say--Game On!

80's kid
June 19th, 2005, 11:00 PM
25 years, man!! It seems only yesterday that we all were tossin' quarter after quarter into the big, bulky arcade machines!! :shock:

MooseFan
June 21st, 2005, 02:20 PM
Like the machines at Blip's!
No doubt he had a Pac-Man machine.

Bigzman
June 21st, 2005, 05:06 PM
I only wish to see one of those vintage pinball machines again.

"Only in my dreams", as Deborah Gibson once sang toward the end of YCDTOTV's run. :wink:

Matt

80's kid
June 21st, 2005, 05:26 PM
I only wish to see one of those vintage pinball machines again.

"Only in my dreams", as Deborah Gibson once sang toward the end of YCDTOTV's run. :wink:

MattI don't know(whoops!) where Whiting is, but there's a place in Lafayette that has all kinds of old arcade/pinball machines. :D

Carstairs38
June 22nd, 2005, 02:16 PM
You know, they just don't make them like that any more. Think of the creativity that went into those video games from the 80's. Now they all seem the same to me, and I couldn't care less.

Give me the classics. And happy 25th!

coat22765
November 29th, 2005, 06:37 AM
Here's my two cents worth, i think that you are being scammed just be carful mate ;-)