Jump to content

Recommended Posts

The Metal Jesus review suggests the spinners will be better on retail units as his was apparently a prototype. Not sure if that’s actually the case or if it was marketing bullshit by 1-up?

 

There’s some good videos on YouTube where folk are connecting Pandoras, Pies and PCs to it, so there’s modding potential if you're not into building one from scratch or from a kit off EBay.

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 4 months later...

I've been following these. I was ever so keen on the karate champ cabinet, but the fact they ones I've seen just show the original karate champ, not player v player, despite set up for player is a deal breaker.

 

The differences between the two are quite significant, plus player v player has 12 different stages, better set up for bonus stages and slightly different hit detection...I'm a bit gutted.

 

I hope somehow I've just seen prototypes and it will have both versions on, but from all I've seen its just the original karate champ.

 

I like street fighter, but I've played them so much, I own all versions pretty much on disk, then I have anniversary, 4 and 5 on Ps4.

 

Maybe golden tee then?!

 

I agree with what's been said about them...I'm happy to buy one as a toy, but...for the cost, it's got to be what I would love.

 

Maybe I will get the street fighter one, but, even with load screens, I have both collections of 2 on American Ps1 that look gorgeous on crt.

 

I've since developed a love for hyper fighter, and that's not on the 1 up machine.

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 weeks later...
  • 4 weeks later...
  • 1 month later...

Personally, I think that looks amazing!

 

I currently own an Arcade 1UP Street Fighter II cab and it is pretty decent, but my experience from that would make me want to have a go on this first before paying anything. The SF2 machine comes with pretty lousy joysticks (the player 1 stick was okay, but both myself and my flat mate found it almost impossible to pull off any special moves with the player 2 one) and the video output doesn’t quite match the native resolution of the LCD display. It looks decent enough, don’t get me wrong, but they could’ve done better. I can imagine that potentially being more of a problem with vector graphics.

 

As it goes, I know for a fact they could’ve done better with some tweaking to the video output, as since purchasing mine I’ve installed a Raspberry Pi in there and turned it into a MAME cab, and RetroPie allows you to output to the correct native resolution of the display and add scan lines, so everything looks nicer now. As part of the build, I also decided to replace the joysticks with slightly higher quality ones, plus I added light-up buttons to the front to act as the coin slots (and select buttons on SNES games). I also had to replace the player start buttons as the originals wouldn’t work with the Pi for some weird reason, despite all the others being fine, so I used some spare light-up ones. I think it arguably looks nicer like that anyhow.

 

Downsides are it’s a huge faff to get the power and volume switches to work with the Pi - you have to order some special parts from the US and there’s soldering involved, so right now I just turn it on and off from the mains socket and have the volume set to a nice overall level using a cheap amp I installed inside it.

 

And yes, I know my overpriced rented London flat has an ugly kitchen.

 

50723DA2-6D83-498E-A793-0C6451DC80C4.jpeg

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Zio said:

Personally, I think that looks amazing!

 

I currently own an Arcade 1UP Street Fighter II cab and it is pretty decent, but my experience from that would make me want to have a go on this first before paying anything. The SF2 machine comes with pretty lousy joysticks (the player 1 stick was okay, but both myself and my flat mate found it almost impossible to pull off any special moves with the player 2 one) and the video output doesn’t quite match the native resolution of the LCD display. It looks decent enough, don’t get me wrong, but they could’ve done better. I can imagine that potentially being more of a problem with vector graphics.

 

As it goes, I know for a fact they could’ve done better with some tweaking to the video output, as since purchasing mine I’ve installed a Raspberry Pi in there and turned it into a MAME cab, and RetroPie allows you to output to the correct native resolution of the display and add scan lines, so everything looks nicer now. As part of the build, I also decided to replace the joysticks with slightly higher quality ones, plus I added light-up buttons to the front to act as the coin slots (and select buttons on SNES games). I also had to replace the player start buttons as the originals wouldn’t work with the Pi for some weird reason, despite all the others being fine, so I used some spare light-up ones. I think it arguably looks nicer like that anyhow.

 

Downsides are it’s a huge faff to get the power and volume switches to work with the Pi - you have to order some special parts from the US and there’s soldering involved, so right now I just turn it on and off from the mains socket and have the volume set to a nice overall level using a cheap amp I installed inside it.

 

And yes, I know my overpriced rented London flat has an ugly kitchen.

 

50723DA2-6D83-498E-A793-0C6451DC80C4.jpeg

 

#TriggersBroom

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 4 months later...

Wow, I'm surprised by how fast and furious new models are being released. I guess that's a good sign that there's adequate interest out there to create and market new models. I'm personally intrigued by the cocktail models AKA the Head to Head Black Series, although I haven't seen any out in the wild to sit down and try as of yet.

 

https://arcade1up.com/

 

Check out the split screen SFII competition, I guess it's flattened out way of having two back-to-back Candy cabs. :)

 

headtohead.jpg.adde5ba523d21b53946e14c4d2d06183.jpg

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 months later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. Use of this website is subject to our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and Guidelines.