Category : Geeky stuff

Building a Cocktail arcade

My second arcade build is a cocktail style cabinet running a Raspberry Pi 3b+. Here’s a short write-up on my building process accompanied by some photos.

We made a Commodore 64 game!

We made Showdown, a game for the Commodore 64! Here’s a short write-up and some media about developing a game for an almost 40 years old system!

Building a bar-top arcade

Here’s a full write up and well documented article on how I set up my very own workshop and built my first bartop arcade machine from scratch!

“Retrobrighting” old yellowed plastic

There are several ways of “retrobrighting” old plastic using different chemicals. I read that you can also achieve a decent amount of whitening only using sunlight, so I decided to put that to the test! This article will show before and after photos and some conclusive thoughts on the process.