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$200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« on: August 14, 2015, 02:40:13 pm »
Just an interesting video I thought I'd share:

http://www.ign.com/videos/2015/08/14/200-pac-man-clock-unboxing

Really cool clock!  :applaud:
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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2015, 03:25:23 pm »
Really cool clock! 

I'm gonna disagree.  It looks like they glued a bunch of leftover pacman stuff together with no regard for design.
If not for the sound effects and stuff, it could have been made by this guy:
http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,97615.msg1029844.html#msg1029844
It's a shame the pics of the pachinko machine with star wars action figures glued to the top of it are lost forever.
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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2015, 03:59:26 pm »
There's 75% of a good idea there, then 25% junk added to ruin it. Not worth $200, that's for damn sure.

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2015, 04:01:26 pm »
Not worth $200, that's for damn sure.
Holy moly! I missed that when I skimmed the video. That's flat insane.
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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2015, 04:03:45 pm »
It's not THAT bad  :dunno
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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2015, 04:08:38 pm »
There's 75% of a good idea there, then 25% junk added to ruin it. Not worth $200, that's for damn sure.

Definitely not worth $200. Pac-Man going around the clock is nice, and I like him swinging as a pendulum. I like the trim and side art and him standing on top. The key is a nice touch, too.
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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2015, 04:34:28 pm »
If they'd left the Pac-man off the top and the dangling ghosts off the bottom, it would look much better.

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2015, 02:13:09 am »
Not interested.. and I have ALOT of Pacman memorabilia/items in my son's room. Blankets, sheets, wallpaper borders, mousepad, floor mat, pillow, pacman and ghost monster plushies, too much pacman stuff to mention and always in search of more. This thing is down right cheesy and not worth what they are asking for it. I don't care if it is low production and fully licensed by Bandai/Namco. Surely they could have come up with a more high tech design that captures the essence of pacman in a clock. I'd pay upwards of $500 or more for something with that "wow" factor. I wouldn't give but maybe $20-30 for this junk.

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2015, 02:32:38 am »
Not to mention that the buttons/joystick/etc just look cheap.  Hell, all in all it looks like something I'd see at Wal-Mart for $19.96...

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2015, 04:39:43 am »
Over done and over priced, IMO. Anyway, I was somewhat distracted by Pac-Man running in the background which appears to have a green ghost, for some reason?! Did Namco finally get round to firing Bashful/Inky? I thought Pokey/Clyde would be the first to get the boot. :D

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2015, 06:50:33 am »
It MIGHT be worth $200.00 if it had a cool playable option.  I fore see this ending up on the shelf next to the iCades in about 6 months for about a 1/6th of the original price.

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2015, 09:41:01 am »
First off, inboxings are so freaking stupid.
Yes we know, it comes in styrofoam  :dunno

I agree it seems like something you'd see at Walmart for $20.
I would definitely not pay $200.

The dangling ghosts and Pacman pendulum are just too much.
The cp is not correct.
It seems like they went for more original accuracy on the rear which is just silly.

I like the hourly chime pacman sound effects.

My favorite part of the whole thing was the Portal Atari game poster behind the two doofus wannabe hipsters that were advertising this thing.

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2015, 01:36:45 pm »
It MIGHT be worth $200.00 if it had a cool playable option.  I fore see this ending up on the shelf next to the iCades in about 6 months for about a 1/6th of the original price.

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2015, 01:45:11 pm »
Almost makes you rethink whether the Elbow Room Innovations light boxes are worth the $199 if they can sell these things for $200 !!

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,146640.0.html

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2015, 05:45:12 pm »
It MIGHT be worth $200.00 if it had a cool playable option.  I fore see this ending up on the shelf next to the iCades in about 6 months for about a 1/6th of the original price.

---steaming pile of meadow muffin---... that means we're all getting one for Christmas...  :cheers:

Well I have to bring something when I come visit for the holidays... ;D

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Re: $200 Pac-Man Clock Unboxing
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2015, 05:46:13 pm »
Seriously, are you coming to visit your uncle? If you are, let me know.
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