> > Absolute cancer on the industry these things, in so many legitimate establishments
> > too because they're not even sold as bootlegs. Not sure why nobody believes me when
> > say somebody is making an absolute killing on them, and it's disgusting.
> I've seen these machines on sale at some fairly odd venues - county fairs spring to
> mind. Prices are as high as $5k for vinyl-wrapped (yes, really) 'deluxe' models.
> > One interesting thing that did come up recently is a Kyle Hodgetts game running on
> > the same hardware, makes me wonder who actually worked on the software they're
> > running.
> Fair point, but by the same token Hodgetts has never (to the best of my knowledge)
> ever developed his own hardware platform. Tweaked others' hardware, sure, but I can't
> think of anything that's 100% his.
Some of the HW platforms he used were pretty much only used by him tho (the various TMS based ones)
and there are some really odd ones like Ski-Maxx and Shadow Fighters
I just wonder if there is a deeper connection.