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The Pinny Parlour
17th May 2006, 05:54 PM
More to come. Thanks to jumpydoctor for the material.

http://www.thepinnyparlour.com/images/FBLC166m.jpg

RetroBorg
17th May 2006, 06:48 PM
I just got a chubby, looking forward to hearing more.

OzStick
17th May 2006, 07:19 PM
Which mag did it come from Ian?

I'm sure I've seen it before but don't know where.

I have 2 copies of an old mag called "How to play Space Invaders" which was Aussie produced, it may have been from there.

The Pinny Parlour
17th May 2006, 07:20 PM
Which mag did it come from Ian?

I'm sure I've seen it before but don't know where.

I have 2 copies of an old mag called "How to play Space Invaders" which was Aussie produced, it may have been from there.

Your 100% correct Chris.

OzStick
17th May 2006, 07:25 PM
As an aside, that Indy 800 machine brings back the thought that out at the Birdwood Motor Museum in SA there is/was a collection of pinballs (mainly EM) and video games and they had an Indy 800 there.....

Anyone been there recently and can you confirm if the collection is still there? If so then I urge anyone in Adelaide to go check it out one weekend.

Cheers,
Chris

OzStick
17th May 2006, 07:26 PM
Your 100% correct Chris.

Wow - what a guess!!!

Does your copy still have the big red poster stapled in the middle of it? I have one with and one without - I used to have one on my bedroom wall.

The Pinny Parlour
17th May 2006, 07:28 PM
Wow - what a guess!!!

Does your copy still have the big red poster stapled in the middle of it? I have one with and one without - I used to have one on my bedroom wall.


No it's not there. It is on loan from jumpydoctor. I will be scanning up the whole book and putting it in PDF format available for download, (until I get a letter from the owner telling me to remove it, or a copyright notice). There are some sweet images of LAI cabinets in it.

OzStick
17th May 2006, 07:32 PM
I was thinking of selling the one without the poster - eBay a good place???

The Pinny Parlour
17th May 2006, 07:33 PM
I was thinking of selling the one without the poster - eBay a good place???


I'll buy it
PM sent

Sutekh
17th May 2006, 09:37 PM
That looks awesome. When were these places around? Where was the one in Sydney? I'd love to see a place like this again. With a name like "Flashback" it would be even more appropriate now. An arcade with no Dance Dance Revolution - bliss!

The Pinny Parlour
17th May 2006, 11:01 PM
http://www.thepinnyparlour.com/images/laighostuniwars.jpg

MadMikeAU
18th May 2006, 01:19 AM
Isnt that the chick from Debbie Does Dallas? That IS a flashback

catty
18th May 2006, 08:41 AM
When Jeff sees that Indy 800 he'll just about wet himself.

So the big question is we had some nice dedicated cabs, where the **** are they all? They couldn't all have been scraped and used as landfill.

hamish_nz
18th May 2006, 08:46 AM
Great images. LAI did some good looking machines

jeff
18th May 2006, 09:13 AM
As an aside, that Indy 800 machine brings back the thought that out at the Birdwood Motor Museum in SA there is/was a collection of pinballs (mainly EM) and video games and they had an Indy 800 there.....

Anyone been there recently and can you confirm if the collection is still there? If so then I urge anyone in Adelaide to go check it out one weekend.

Cheers,
Chris

that stuff at BIRDWOOD was all mine, not up there now though as pulled the games out a couple of years ago
was very happy for the run i got as i put on the "PINBALL WIZARDRY" exhibition starting boxing day 1997 and was supposed to run for only 5 weeks, ended up having the display there for 5 years
for anyone who missed it i put the display on as a celebration of 50 years of flippers being introduced to pinball machines and had about 30 em pins ON FREEPLAY for 5 weeks,
after that was over they went to coins
did anyone one here get any good photos or vids of that event :unsure

the driving game i had up there wasnt an INDY 800 chris but a FISCO 400 , have included a couple of pics, it is the actual one that some of you local guys may have played as a kid when it was at TILT in the city


When Jeff sees that Indy 800 he'll just about wet himself
almost, i nearly fell off my chair, awesome photo and i hadnt seen that one before,thanks:D :D

http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~jeffiseverywhere/fisco2.JPG
http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~jeffiseverywhere/fisco3.JPG

OzStick
18th May 2006, 06:07 PM
that stuff at BIRDWOOD was all mine, not up there now though as pulled the games out a couple of years ago
was very happy for the run i got as i put on the "PINBALL WIZARDRY" exhibition starting boxing day 1997 and was supposed to run for only 5 weeks, ended up having the display there for 5 years
for anyone who missed it i put the display on as a celebration of 50 years of flippers being introduced to pinball machines and had about 30 em pins ON FREEPLAY for 5 weeks,
after that was over they went to coins
did anyone one here get any good photos or vids of that event :unsure

the driving game i had up there wasnt an INDY 800 chris but a FISCO 400 , have included a couple of pics, it is the actual one that some of you local guys may have played as a kid when it was at TILT in the city


So they were all yours??? What an awesome collection. It must have been Christmas 1997 when we were there then, because I gave quite a few of the pinnies a go and I recall vividly that they were all on freeplay. We visit Adelaide every other Xmas as my parents live there, so that would all make sense.

I didn't get any pics though, sorry.

"Fisco 400" - what a weird name!

Cheers,
Chris

staceyamusements
18th May 2006, 06:27 PM
We had a few in Flackbacks in Melbourne.The best one was the one next to Mac donalds.It was huge and was always flat out with people having a good time.That where i spent my youth.Aaahhh the 80"s where good.I loved playing Segas Space harrier.God the amount of money i feed that machine was amazing.

The Pinny Parlour
18th May 2006, 08:35 PM
http://www.thepinnyparlour.com/images/galsi100.jpg

jeff
19th May 2006, 09:29 AM
does anyone on here from W.A. remember seeing/playing a SPRINT 8 (not an INDY 800) in the late 70s-80s as i heard that at least one SPRINT 8 was brought there by LAI but have yet to track i down :cry

The Pinny Parlour
20th May 2006, 09:30 AM
If you enjoyed the images shared in this thread, they have all been taken from the Australian magazine, How to Beat Space Invaders, and it has been PDF'ed. (12meg)

Torrent available here (http://www.thepinnyparlour.com/download.html)

I'm seeding right now. (9.30am Sat 20/05/06)

Daring33
20th May 2006, 07:26 PM
I actually knew which mag that first pic came from as I have a copy in the other room, I thought oh hell I know this one. Seems OzStick did too!

Glad to see that it has been scanned, I had planned on doing it to my copy for a long time. Thanks for the dowload 'The Pinny Parlour'.

Mine hasn't got the free poster, don't remember ever having it on the wall, I should have a poke around at my Dad's to see if I can find it.

Oh, and I never did learn how to beat Space Invaders!

Daring33

RetroBorg
27th May 2006, 06:22 PM
I was thinking that Indy 800 would make a fantastic Mame project but I'm pretty sure Mame doesn't support it, I think it might be one of those discrete logic games, does anybody know for sure? :unsure

The Pinny Parlour
27th May 2006, 07:45 PM
I was thinking that Indy 800 would make a fantastic Mame project but I'm pretty sure Mame doesn't support it, I think it might be one of those discrete logic games, does anybody know for sure? :unsure


I believe your right.

DKong
28th May 2006, 10:51 PM
Is this still being seeded?
Did this mag have the story about the Space Invader..A sort of story from the perspective of an invader..a big human glaring at them as he and his buddies try to survive.?
Great Pics! on the thread

The Pinny Parlour
27th November 2006, 01:35 PM
Bump for the new people. Check page 1 & 2 for some great photos. ;)

Hoopstar
27th November 2006, 03:00 PM
Hmm.. don't think the torrent is being seeded anymore..!!

If you can send it to me Pinny Palour.. I will host it.


Hoops

@lien_Zed
27th November 2006, 04:03 PM
better yet, why not upload it to this mob

http://www2.bigupload.com/upload2.php?r=1

we can all attack their server and everyone gets it in their own time/leisure

The Pinny Parlour
27th November 2006, 04:34 PM
If uploading to bigupload now. Will link shortly. ;)
Link dead now.

timothy2222
27th November 2006, 07:56 PM
Thanks. Not a bad read

Hoopstar
27th November 2006, 08:13 PM
Man.. I had one of those booklets.

My mum didn't throw any of our old books and toys away from when we were kids, but be damned if I can locate the thing. :cry

Thanks for the upload Ian - it brought back some great memories.


Hoops

Kimone
29th November 2006, 08:08 PM
An arcade with no Dance Dance Revolution - bliss!

:o How could you say such a thing.

Mind you this arcade looks pretty cool. Driving and Pinball....just replace half the pinnys with shooting games and the other half with redemption and you have yourself a modern arcade.

Is it just me or does that Indy looks a little uncomfortable to play?

80sOgre
23rd July 2010, 04:26 PM
Hi Pinny Parlour,
I realize this thread is old and yesterdays news but is there anyway i could get my hands on that pdf of the mag, somewhere? is the torrent still active ? i got no seeds / peers.

The Pinny Parlour
23rd July 2010, 04:42 PM
Hi Pinny Parlour,
I realize this thread is old and yesterdays news but is there anyway i could get my hands on that pdf of the mag, somewhere? is the torrent still active ? i got no seeds / peers.

Hi 80sOgre

Bring back to life an long dead thread. :D I have it somewhere. I'll seed it for you in a moment and provide the torrent link here shortly. Give me some time.

http://www.thepinnyparlour.com/download.html

Davefjedi
23rd July 2010, 05:50 PM
Will download and seed for a while also

Hollo
23rd July 2010, 09:58 PM
Classic old thread brought back to life for us new guys.

I have added that torrent, but just those photos eariler in thread were enough to tide me over for a while... Very cool for sure!

Thanks. :)

LOTR4U
25th July 2010, 09:33 AM
Very cool photos!