GameRoom Essentials is back in a NEW BIGGER PERMANENT location

It's been a long while since we had a permanent home and now we have a big location at Salisbury.



Still early stages, but we have 12 pinball, 12 arcades, 10 driver, 8 shooter, 30 consoles and more.

We now have:-
Canteen is back (with hot chips, dagwood dogs...
 

Battle of the Arcades OZ & NZ 2020

Save the date emails have been sent mates.

Full format and email detailed below. Wahooooo!!!!!

If there any arcades we have missed and should be invited please let me know.

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Hey mates

Hope you're well and having an amazing...
 

Anyone for Tennis?

Hi all,

I've been reading through this forum subject and I have noticed that there are a lot of people wanting to read about member's restoration projects. So in order to give a little back to this community, I decided that will have a crack at documenting our second attempt at a restoration....
 

Stern Quicksilver restoration

Hi folks,

Undertaking my 3rd restoration, a Classic Stern Quicksilver. Previous restoís have been a Williams Funhouse and Williams Taxi both turning out really well. Iím following a similar method this time, but will ramp it up an extra notch or two, paying more attention to fine detail....
 

Kraken Pinball

After years of wanting to make my own pin, two years ago I finally committed and I made this:



Hyperdrive took around 4 months to build from start to finish (apart from coding which I continue to add things to). A big part of the reason why it was such a quick build was...
 

Gottlieb Play Pool - 1972 Italian AAB

been a long time since finding the right game to do a full ground up resto on. the search is over and will arrive tomorrow via bill.

this the single player gottlieb pin that was made just for italy august 1972.

most people know the 2 player big shot and the 4 player version...
 

Gottlieb El Dorado

Been looking for this game for along time. This one is going to take awhile with lots on the to-do list.


The good news is there are lots of spares available.
Sent from my AGM A8 using Tapatalk...
 

World Championship of eSports 2019

Hi all Gamers World Wide,

I hope you are all well, and ready to play in the World Arcade Championship of eSports for 2019. Further details are below.



Competition:
The gamer with the highest total competition score over the tournaments MGL39, MGL40, MGL41...
 

26/01/16 The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy -

Going to do this in reverse to the Tumbleweed pinball and post progress pictures

Here is the first photo showing the playfield layout , LCD Backglass and Holographic display.






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