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History of the Arcade

December 1, 2015

TCW Podcast 007 - History of the Arcade


We cover the history of the arcade going over the many versions it has occupied from the late 1800's to present time. The arcade has changed in form and function quite a few times over the last century.


Popeye Mutoscope "Customers Wanted"


Pink Panther Scale "An Ounce of Pink"


Coin Target Gun picture (ABT - Challenger)




Chester Pollard Play Football


Ballyhoo Pinball Tabletop


Aladdin's Castle


Star Wars Battle Pod



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Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download: 

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