Arcade Machines

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Arcades are slowly disappearing all across America due to the advent of modern home consoles.  However, for those who wish to bring back the days of spending quarter after quarter in an arcade machine, you can now make one at home for yourself.  Whether it is just an old console given new life, or something a little more advanced, here are some of the best do-it-yourself arcade machines on Instructables.

Here is my last arcade machine. you can see a video here.
For show and tell today I brought an instructable that will demonstrate how to build an arcade style sit down driving game cabinet. Play all of the old school favorites like Out Run or fill your "Ne...
I'm a product designer, videogame geek, and apartment hobbyist. I got bitten by the MAME arcade bug, and needed to get a wedding present for my friends Dorothy and Arvon, so I decided to design and co...
I'm finally back, and I'm here to show you how to make an Arcade Machine for your own personal enjoyment. It's really not too difficult, nor too expensive (compared to how much real arcade machines co...
This Instructable will show you how I built my Nintendo arcade. It is a bartop cabinet that plays original Nintendo game. The arcade is completely self contained with one power switch for everything...
Like everyone else in the world, I grew up with a love for video games.  Specifically games for the Nintendo Entertainment System.  I don't know why, but I can't really get into playing all the modern...
Given that advice on building homemade arcades is fairly easy to find, I'll be focusing on how to make yours look good. So maybe this is more, "How to Keep Your Arcade Cabinet off of Crapmame." Or sor...
Here are instructions on how to build an upright arcade cabinet. I have built a couple of arcade cabinets and have enjoyed learning how to build them and customize them. a preview video can be seen h...
Rio - The Make Class BlogThis instructable is for those of you who like to game but missed or want to relive the times where those addictive coin sucking machines were on top of the game food chain.Th...
What to do with an old analog TV and VHS video tape player? Can't bear to get rid of them just like those old cassette and 8-track players you've got lying around? Well, round up some retro electronic...
This is my first instructable and I tried to take as many pictures as possable. I will show you how I made a awesome gaming machine that you can play racing games with a steering wheel, guitar hero ga...
This project started more so because I had a lot of parts that could be utilized in arcade more so then my desire to own my own MAME Arcade. So my goal was to spend as little as possible and utilize ...