Monday, April 11, 2011

The beauty of vintage mechanical arcade games

There's something that feels good about a non-digital toy or game.. ones that use springs, metal balls and push and pull levers.  The machines have personalities that cant be duplicated with digital games. Here are a few nice ones I found on the web.



A 1937 World Series game, housed in a box of wood


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Reposted from Micechat.com, where you can read more



A closer view

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This one shows the 1932 World Series.  According to the poster at micechat, this used to be in an arcade on Main Street in Disneyland (Californnia), but is not in Tokyo Disneland.


More Great Old Machines



The following are from the forum section of the International Arcade Museum.


Auto racer



A closer view




American Indy


Another baseball machine




Boxing




Here are some more. I'm not sure what either of them are (in the first case, the forum blogger speculates that it some kind of test of strength), but they look cool, so here they are:



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