Tag: JAMMA

Custom English movestrip for Storm Blade by VISCO added to artwork section!

storm_blade

Just finished this strip for the underestimated (perhaps because of it’s a rarity?) shmup by VISCO, ”Storm Blade”. Get it from here: http://www.emphatic.se/?p=807

Do-Donpachi DAI-OU-JOU English movestrip!

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Inspired by another English strip I saw, I did this customized version. Get it from: http://www.emphatic.se/?p=807 ! 🙂

Darwin 4078 get! Also, fixed some layout issues.

darwin4078_PCB

Last night I had a small shmupmeet at home and one of my guests presented me with a very nice gift – a Data East ”Darwin 4078” PCB! He knew how I had longed to own this game, but it really never pops up for sale, so he gave me his board. Thanks a lot, …

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Translations of interviews featured in Japanese ‘Shooting Gameside’ magazine

I have an announcement

blackoak from shmups forums has posted some very interesting interviews lately: The Basiscape composers interview: http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41741 A Toaplan interview (with Tatsuya Uemura): http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41213 A Raizing interview (with Sotoyama Yuuichi & YokooKenichi): http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41408 A Doujin shmup interview: http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41475 And a HUGE CAVE interview (with Junya Inoue, Manabu Namiki, Takashi Ichimura, Hiroyuki Tanaka, S. Yagawa, Akira Wakabayashi & Tsuneki Ikeda): http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41649  

Batrider story translation!

I have an announcement

A seriously cool translation by blackoak @ shmups forum has been posted: http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=40794&start=30 Check it out!

NAMCO Classic Collection Vol.1

NAMCO Classic Collection Vol. 1

Finally found one of these! I tried Galaga Arrange once in MAME and I just had to have it! Feels like way too long ago I picked up a new PCB.

Ketsui get!!!

Finally I own this wonderful game!   I am a happy camper.

I got me some SPARK!

Spark Teaser image

Today I received a the latest offering from modern time alchemist, Toodles. Behold THE SPARK. This little piece of high-tech will turn your SANWA JLF into the equivalent of SANWA’s long gone epic FLASH 1 optical joystick. I really wanted to test this properly (with some game I really know, like Ketsui) today, but due to some …

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Easy EGRET II speaker upgrade

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EASY EGRET II SPEAKER UPGRADE How to put a 2.1 speaker system into an EGRET II with or without intrusive measures. Very easy to do as long as you know how to do it and what you’ll need. Speaker choice After a whole-heartily recommendation (i.e. ”these are cheap, mate”) I went with the Logitech s220 …

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How To: Install a non-PCB joystick in a 5-pin harness

A modded JLF PCB

Connecting a 5-pin JST-H solution ”for dummies” When is this needed? Many Japanese cabinets (or well built console Arcade sticks) use a JST 5-pin connector that will install a SANWA JLF or a Seimitsu LS-32-01 quick and easy (see the picture above) in their control panels. So? Well, sometimes you want to mix it up, …

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