Build Your Own Arcade Game Player and Relive the '80s!

Save your quarters; you won't need them when you build your vintage arcade player.

Shawn Powers is a geeky Technology Director for a small school in northern Michigan. He did manage to find a wife to love him and has three wonderful daughters. His wife even watches Star Trek with him, but he suspects it's just because she loves him. Send him e-mail at


Shawn Powers is a Linux Journal Associate Editor. You might find him on IRC, Twitter, or training IT pros at CBT Nuggets.


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wadel's picture

Looks like you got the same wiring skills as me. lol

do you know where??

p monkey's picture

i could get info on how to build a gunshooter mame arcade?? for like lethal enforcers, time crisis and point blank type games??


zeke's picture


MAME home page

Anonymous's picture

the mame page link doesn't seem to work?


marc's picture

You are Pacman and you get the dots. Once the bar is filled up you can do a super fire punch once you press spacebar. Wouch out the zombies can get dots too the make them faster.To move is the up,down,right, and left. You got to kill all 20 zombies you get past the level.