RayGunn Visits The Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, Oregon!

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Hey Arcaders!

My wife’s family were planning a huge reunion for the beginning of August In Oregon. In doing research on Sunriver and it’s surrounding areas I found out that they had an arcade in Bend, about 25 miles from where I was! Not just any redemption style with new kiddie games and a Galaga, But a REAL WORKING classic video arcade!  And on August 4th, I had the opportunity to go to Bend (A beautiful town, by the way) and visit The Vector Volcano.  And it was awesome! The owners, Brett and Danielle were very nice and they were excited to see all the old Arcaders in and enjoying their favorites and the young Arcaders playing games that were popular long before they were born! The place was packed when I was in, and whole families were having a great time (even some of mine!)

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The room is styled like an arcade right out of the early 80s! The attention to detail was amazing! The game selection would keep anyone busy for a very long time! Brett has been collecting since 1996, and it shows! Every screen clean, crisp, and vibrant, and the cabinets and their artwork have held up well- they look almost new! And all the games were working great! What I liked the most was his selection of the lesser known games- watch the video below and you will catch glimpses of Tapper, Cheyenne, Tutankham, Bubbles, Popeye, Zookeeper, and more! The even had a jukebox that played 45s in the back!

Here’s a list of the games they had while I was there-

VIDEO GAMES

Asteroids, Bubbles, Burgertime, Centipede, Defender, Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr., Dragon’s Lair, Galaga, Gorf, Journey, Joust, Kick, Marble Madness, Mario Bros., Millipede, Missile Command, Mortal Kombat 2, Pac-Man, Popeye, Q*bert, Qix, Rampart, Robotron: 2084, Star Wars, Street Fighter 2 Hyper Fighting, Tapper, Tempest, Tron, Tutankham, Warlords cocktail, Zookeeper, 4 slot Neo Geo (Metal Slug 1, Puzzle Bobble, Windjammers, League Bowling)

PINBALL MACHINES

Black Knight, Centaur, Fathom, Fireball 2, Firepower, Flash Gordon, Gorgar, Medusa, Space Invaders

The best part is THEY ARE ALL ON FREE PLAY!

 You can buy an hour pass, or an all day wristband!

Go to http://www.vectorvolcanoarcade.com and learn more about this amazing piece of arcade history!

 I want to thank Brett and Danielle for allowing me to do this video review! and if you are visiting Bend Oregon , WHAT THE HECK ARE YOU DOING? GET DOWN TO THE VECTOR VOLCANO TODAY!

The RayGunn official Arcade Guy rating-

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Electric Circus Episode #7- Nintendo and Universal Joining Forces To Make A Nintendoland In Orlando!!!!!

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…And  This is where the world changed forever… AND GOT EVEN MORE AWESOME!!!!

U*berNerd and I go over every theory, and anything else we can imagine.

If you listen to only one Electric Circus this year, THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU!!!!!

What do you think of this historic news? What rides do you want to see? What do you think it will look like? Are you as excited as we are? TALK TO US! Comment above by clicking on the word balloon at the right side top of the article, Email us at arcadearchives@gmail.com Or our Arcade Archives Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/Arcade1981

LET US KNOW!!!!

And to follow the progress of this amazing collaboration, click the link below!

https://blog.universalorlando.com/whats-new/nintendo-partnership/

HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

#pokemonsnaptheride  #savestanleybugman

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The 1983 CBS Saturday Morning Preview Show with Saturday Supercade!

…And if you didn’t get enough Saturday morning goodness, here’s the 1983 CBS Saturday Morning Preview Show with Saturday Supercade! This also has the introduction of Dungeons and Dragons TV show, which was awesome as well! So lets join Boss Hog, Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane, and… Scott Baio? in this Saturday morning preview from 1983!

Donkey Kong Jr. A Christmas Story!

Here’s another one gang- an episode of Donkey Kong Jr from Saturday Supercade called… A Christmas story! will DKJr and Bones stop the bad guys from stealing the toy duplicator from Santa’s  helper Mr. Anderson? You bet he will! MMMMMONKEY  MMMMUSCLE!!!!