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Traso
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Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade...
11/15/16 06:51 PM


> > I hate places that have the games on freeplay
>
> Agree 100%
>
> However, by doing this they skirt the legality of
> coin-operated devices and the permits / licenses
> they require. By acting as a museum or showroom
> with an admission cost, there's no need for permits.
> This also nets them a fair revenue.
>
> The worse, though, are time-based situations.
> I once effectively paid $4 to play one game of
> Burgertime due to cost-per-hour structure.
>
> Lastly, I notice freeplay arcades are less inclined
> to worry about game playability issues, since you
> did not lose money in any one game, you can be
> instructed to merely "play something else!"



Since I'm not a po' boy no mo, I don't worry about money lost. I'm concerned for the functioning of the game.

Also, the opportunity to play a real Burgertime I think is worth a few bucks if you're good enough to play that long.

Lastly, in this day, pretty much whatever methods help a retro facility to operate are fine with me.


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* Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... Qun Mang 11/12/16 10:45 PM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... Vas Crabb  11/13/16 06:36 AM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... yaggy  11/14/16 07:38 PM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... Traso  11/15/16 06:51 PM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... Qun Mang  11/13/16 09:51 PM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... Traso  11/13/16 09:36 PM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... Qun Mang  11/13/16 12:48 AM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... GatinhoModerator  11/13/16 08:24 AM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... Qun Mang  11/13/16 09:49 PM
. * Re: Two nerds and a critic walk into an arcade... CTOJAH  11/12/16 11:33 PM
. * Total Carnage [nt] JWJr  11/12/16 11:37 PM
. * That was quicky - THANX :) CTOJAH  11/12/16 11:42 PM

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