8-Bit Arcade Bar, Renton

by A.J. Coltrane

8-Bit Arcade Bar first opened on November 22, 2013. We hit it on Friday night. There was a good crowd, though the photos below don’t show it. Here’s what you see when you open the front door:

Defender and Zaxxon on the right. BurgerTime on the immediate left. That’s Princess Peach […]

Seattle Pinball Museum and Dorky’s Barcade

by A.J. Coltrane

Somebody tell me how I missed this one:

Seattle Pinball Museum. $10 all-you-can-play in the I.D.

There was even a Seattle Times piece written about it two years ago.

I couldn’t find their homepage. They do have that facebook page though.

And they got a walkthrough on youtube:

That walkthrough led […]

Ground Kontrol in Portland

by A.J. Coltrane

In Portland and wondering what to do? All three of these places are near the train station and within walking distance of each other.

Courtesy of the Ground Kontrol website. My pictures didn’t come out. (Too dark, go figure.)

Ground Kontrol:  It’s an awesome arcade, straight out of the 80’s. The […]