I'm a collector of classic arcade games. Ya know... about 6 ft. (185 cm) tall, weigh about 300 lbs (135 kg), and take quarters (insert local currency here). I currently own 14 of them. Even though they're not all at home, the 9 that are tend to fill up the house quite a bit. Luckily, my partner is really supportive, as long as I keep her favorite in working order. Right now, we live in an old cotton mill converted to work-live lofts, so we've got plenty of space, but we need to move, since this is no place to raise a family.
I'l be blogging about collecting, repairing, restoring--and most importantly, playing these monstrosities. As well as trying to balance this self-indulgent attempt to live out my adolescent fantasy of living in an arcade, with the more mundane