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Author Topic: Coins / Tokens vs a button  (Read 764 times)

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Coins / Tokens vs a button
« on: December 11, 2014, 11:21:19 am »
I am planning on putting a coin door in a scratch built arcade, but I am deciding if it needs to be a working one or not. Do people actually utilize coins / tokens in a MAME machine or do most people just use a button for coins? What is preferred?

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Re: Coins / Tokens vs a button
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2014, 11:28:05 am »
I am planning on putting a coin door in a scratch built arcade, but I am deciding if it needs to be a working one or not. Do people actually utilize coins / tokens in a MAME machine or do most people just use a button for coins? What is preferred?

Preference is up to the builder/machine owner.

Me personally, it's tokens/coins or GTFO.
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Re: Coins / Tokens vs a button
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2014, 11:57:54 am »
My $0.25 - If you are gonna set up a whole basement home arcade, have everything on tokens or quarters. Maybe even get a token dispenser of some sort. Huge contributor to ambiance. If you are gonna have one machine only, just go with a button.

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Re: Coins / Tokens vs a button
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2014, 12:00:26 pm »
My $0.25 - If you are gonna set up a whole basement home arcade, have everything on tokens or quarters. Maybe even get a token dispenser of some sort. Huge contributor to ambiance. If you are gonna have one machine only, just go with a button.



I have a whole mess of games and a quarter dispenser. It definitely is a part of the ambience.
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