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Title: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Jimbo on May 26, 2019, 05:31:42 am
Hey all

I've bought a couple of Electrocoin Midi cabs.  They're going to be a pair, one vertical, one horizontal in my garage gameroom, running jamma boards....

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1SYUl1Hp_PxDZ7UYjxrVateBqzOc_G6w4 (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1SYUl1Hp_PxDZ7UYjxrVateBqzOc_G6w4)

The vertical one will mainly be running vertical shooters from the 80s (flying shark, truxton, commando, raiden, that sort of thing). I'll probably make this single player - one nice australian MCA short-throw joystick in the centre.

The horizontal one will be for a variety of games (all 80's).  I expect I'll make this 2 player.

So far I've come up with the following names:

Horizontal one:  Horizon

Vertical one:  Vertex

If anyone has any suggestions on alternative cool names, or themes for marquee and CP, happy to hear!   :cheers:

Thanks


Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: markc74 on May 26, 2019, 07:22:59 am
Nice  :D

Quite a collection you're going to have there. I'm not a fan of the electro coin standard artwork but the cabs are a great shape. Good call to re theme them. Are you thinking just marquee n cpo or full sideart too?
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Jimbo on May 26, 2019, 07:38:44 am
Nice  :D

Quite a collection you're going to have there. I'm not a fan of the electro coin standard artwork but the cabs are a great shape. Good call to re theme them. Are you thinking just marquee n cpo or full sideart too?

Hey Mark, how's things?  Got your vpin sorted yet? :)

I'm not overly keen on the electrocoin std artwork either.  I'll probably keep the side panels without artwork to keep it simple... they won't really be visible in the game room anyway.  So it'll just be the marquees and cp overlays I think.

I also have recently bought an Outrun US upright, a Defender and an Asteroids cabaret... The Outrun is working but I'm still doing it up nice with NOS replacement parts where I can, but the Defender and Asteroids don't work - they're project cabs.  You'll have to pop down see them.  :cheers:
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: markc74 on May 26, 2019, 08:15:23 am
Not yet. Had a break from building for a while. Planning on wrapping up the tabletop build over the next few weeks and then look to start it. Looks like I may need to get rid of the invaders cab to fit in a vpin tho so need to have a big think about it.

I've gotta be down your way in a couple of weeks so will give you a heads up when I know when and see if you're around. Be good to see those cabs!
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Arroyo on May 26, 2019, 10:01:13 am
Stop the side projects....get back to Jimbovision  8)
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: keilmillerjr on May 26, 2019, 10:24:14 am
Thing 1, Thing 2. Dr Seussí Coin Loo!
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Nephasth on May 26, 2019, 12:32:39 pm
Horizontal: Master
Vertical: Blaster
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Jimbo on May 26, 2019, 01:39:30 pm
Ooooh :)  Keep'em coming.   Especially like "Blaster" for the vertical cab.

Mark - you're welcome any time.

Arroyo.... :D  Once gameroom is done Jimbovision will be my Mame cab so it's not forgotten!

 :cheers:
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: keilmillerjr on May 26, 2019, 03:40:30 pm
Horizontal: Master
Vertical: Bates

 :laugh2:
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Nephasth on May 26, 2019, 04:48:44 pm
Crude marquee concepts...


Hey, alls I gots is MS Paint here...

Choke that lizard, keilmillerjr
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Jimbo on May 26, 2019, 05:42:18 pm
 :laugh2:

I asked my wife what I should call the vertical one... she said "Erection"....
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Jimbo on May 26, 2019, 05:45:23 pm
Hah nice work with MSPaint  :applaud:   Good man.   I'm def digging "Blaster"...  Not feeling "Master" tho...  but it may grow on me!
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Nephasth on May 26, 2019, 06:15:50 pm
I have a soft spot for Mad Max... :dunno
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: yotsuya on May 26, 2019, 06:34:05 pm
I actually think your original choices are good names
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Nephasth on June 02, 2019, 09:08:42 pm
The Hammer & The Anvil

A Rock & Hard Place

Blood In... Blood Out.
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Jimbo on June 05, 2019, 03:25:33 pm
 :laugh2:

Think I'm settled on "Blaster" for the vertical.  Perfect name.  :applaud:

Still not sure about "Master".... but I'm mulling over both "GrandMaster" and "Raster" for the horizontal.

Just hope it doesn't turn out to be a "disaster".
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Gilrock on June 05, 2019, 04:05:53 pm
Name them after the mythical sea monsters: Scylla and Charybdis
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: Vigo on June 05, 2019, 07:28:15 pm
:laugh2:

Think I'm settled on "Blaster" for the vertical.  Perfect name.  :applaud:

Still not sure about "Master".... but I'm mulling over both "GrandMaster" and "Raster" for the horizontal.

Just hope it doesn't turn out to be a "disaster".

Watch some Beyond Thunderdome. Master will grow on you.
Title: Re: Need names and themes for my 2 new jamma cabs!
Post by: opt2not on June 05, 2019, 07:52:57 pm
:laugh2:

I asked my wife what I should call the vertical one... she said "Erection"....

Call that one Vertirection.