XBox 360


!(floatLeft)1!:2 !(floatRight)4!:5 I am buying a used XBox 360 tonight from somebody local. It’s got a modified firmware in the DVD drive. Of course, today is the day that Microsoft began banning users with modified firmware. Perfect timing. 🙂 I don’t have any copied games and I don’t know if I care to. Hopefully I’ll be able to flash the DVD-ROM firmware back to the...

MAME Cabinet Update


Finally, I got around to making the monitor mounts for my 27″ monitor. I looked around for the proper mounts for ages with no luck. I went to Home Depot and bought fence brackets that I thought might work, measured and drilled some holes. Looks like it worked out pretty well. I also bought and updated chip for my “Opti-Pac(Optical Interface for Pc to Arcade Controls)”: so that...

Long Overdue Update


Grrr… It’s been too long since I updated the site. A lot has happened. * Thanksgiving. Normal Thanksgiving celebration at the ranch. A major highlight was seeing Roger and Clarice’s baby. They were the cute, paranoid new parents not letting anybody hold the kid. * Kids got out of school. The boys has a long Thanksgiving and Christmas break. Given they modified traditional...

X-Box 360


I tried to get an X-Box 360 pack from Sam’s Club this morning. Apparently they only had 20 units and they were all spoken for by the time I got there (around 6:40AM.) No great loss as I was simply going to put it up on ebay.

Judge Dredd + Whirlwind = The Shadow


My friend, Chris Parks, called me the other day to see if I was interested in his “Shadow(Only the Shadow Knows…)”: pinball game. I’ve had my “Whirlwind(Feel the Power of the Wind)”: sitting in pieces for months and my “Judge Dredd(I am the Law)”: pretty much sitting idle so I offered them both in trade. I probably lost some $$ on the deal, but I...

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