Yes, Sometimes I would like to go back.

This has video has been out for a few years but every once in a while I think about it and have to go back and watch it again. It has a lot of great shots of arcades from the 70??s and 80??s that I wish I could just walk into, so if anyone knows how to accomplish that be sure to let me know. The soundtrack seems to fit really well and it always seems to bring back some great memories for me.

blinddog

I'm a kid of the 70's and 80's. Grew up on Saturday morning cartoons, Atari and Music Videos. My current hobby is repairing arcade games, mostly from the 70's and trying to find space to put them.

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3 thoughts on “Yes, Sometimes I would like to go back.

  1. This montage of stills has helped me fill in some arcade memory mysteries and has kickstarted new ones.
    Main memory mystery solved: Seeing that huge UFO emg-style shooter game for the first time in 35+ years has finally put to rest a nearly lifelong search and confirm that such a game even existed outside my foggy memory of it in a NJ shore boardwalk arcade. I use to play it every time I went to that arcade (the only place I ever encountered it) until the day I received a jarring electrical shock when I pressed the “FIRE” button. I never touched it since then even though I pined to play it; I was too scared of being electrocuted (no one believed me when i was first shocked).
    UFO! It did exist!
    Thank you for this post.

  2. With this lead I’ve just found out it’s an import from a British game maker called ALCA and the full title is TARGET UFO. Also found out that someone here in NJ (hopefully close by) has one in a personal collection. Perhaps i can get one more non-electrocuting play?!?!

  3. blinddog says:

    I don’t remember ever seeing Target-UFO but it looks impressive. I hope that someday I get the chance too.

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