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Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« on: August 02, 2016, 12:16:12 am »
I've wanted one of these for some time now. :D  It needs a bit of work, but i think we should have it up and in line with my recent Moon Patrol pickup in no time.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZr9sINws-4

In this episode, Josh and Chance pickup a Williams Robotron for a restoration series.

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2016, 08:56:56 am »
Congrats!

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2016, 09:53:37 am »
Robotron was your grail??

Three cheers for obtainable goals.

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2016, 02:38:20 pm »
Grail is overused these days.
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2016, 05:56:11 pm »
 :P you guys are too negative.

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2016, 08:24:40 pm »
Naw,  missuse of "grail" is worse on KLOV.
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2016, 10:54:35 pm »
Nice pickup!  :cheers:

Grail is supposed to refer to something that is desired and is hard to find. A Robo cocktail could be a grail. A well-worn upright, nope.
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2016, 05:18:54 am »
That depends on where you are. In this country, an arcade cabinet is a grail.

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2016, 09:15:31 am »
That depends on where you are. In this country, an arcade cabinet is a grail.

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2016, 09:19:43 am »
I had something long ready to post about what a grail is, but I decided to delete it. ---fudgesicle--- it everybody, you all have a kick-ass day! Woohoo!
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2016, 09:57:13 am »
I had something long ready to post about what a grail is, but I decided to delete it. ---fudgesicle--- it everybody, you all have a kick-ass day! Woohoo!

720 is Yots' Grail. Am I right?

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2016, 10:02:30 am »
I had something long ready to post about what a grail is, but I decided to delete it. ---fudgesicle--- it everybody, you all have a kick-ass day! Woohoo!

720 is Yots' Grail. Am I right?
720 is the game I really want.... but it's not exactly rare, just expensive.
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2016, 10:03:18 am »
720 is up there in that "lousy game" grail category with the likes of Crossbow, Warrior, and Major Havoc.....

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2016, 10:22:39 am »
that "lousy game" grail category with the likes of Crossbow

Hey, wait .... no, that's about right.  :-[
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2016, 06:32:02 pm »
720 is a great game that I played a lot 30 years ago. That's what makes it desirable to me. It's not something I played at my buddies house and thought, "Gee I'd like to own one of these, now it's a grail, eh!" Which is how the word seems to be misused. If you have more than one grail, you're grailing wrong.
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2016, 06:50:46 pm »
True, but even Sir Galahad was tricked by the grail-shaped beacon of Castle Anthrax.   :duckhunt


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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2016, 06:58:17 pm »
If you have more than one grail, you're grailing wrong.

Can I have one good game grail (Joust cocktail) and one lousy game grail (MultiExidy)?
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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #17 on: August 05, 2016, 07:03:39 pm »
If you have more than one grail, you're grailing wrong.

Can I have one good game grail (Joust cocktail) and one lousy game grail (MultiExidy)?
Let's put it this way, Indiana Jones didn't get to pick two cups for the final test, did he? There's only one Grail.

When Sir Galahad went on his quest to find the Holy Grail, he didn't stop and say, "Hey that one's pretty cool, I think I'll include that in my search as well." There was only one cup he was looking for. That's what makes it real special - it's the significance and the quest.

But since you're one of the top two coolest Canadians here, Cheffo , I'll allow it. :-)
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« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2016, 07:04:11 pm »
True, but even Sir Galahad was tricked by the grail-shaped beacon of Castle Anthrax.   :duckhunt


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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #19 on: August 05, 2016, 10:03:46 pm »
Arnold Jackson is playing my grail, Space Sucker.

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Re: Grail found!! The Robotron Pickup Video
« Reply #20 on: August 26, 2016, 01:30:35 pm »
I would think "your grail" vs. "the grail" are two different beasts entirely. If we are going to talk about grail arcade games purely on a collectible level, Sunspot has to be it (original, not Sega asteroids clone). Short of prototype cabs, this is the rarest cab ever IIRC.

I think personal grails are titles that are likely unobtainable to that person for whatever reason...cost, rarity via location, etc. Then again, a good buddy of mine says when it comes to arcade collecting; unless you get a very lucky find, there are three categories; cheap, fast, and good...pick 2.
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