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...pages under construction...
DECO Cassette System, Omega Race, Turbo, Rally-X, Head On, Space Wars, Tail Gunner, Star Castle, VideoPong, Asteroids, Lunar Lander, Sprint 2

Cinematronics Pages
- Star Castle Free Play
- Cinematronics Game Mods & Projects
- Vectorbeam Warrior Program Notes
- Cinematronics Manuals
- Monitor Repair Log
- Images: Fried Tailgunner Monitor
- Monitor Vertical Deflection Repair
- Sound PCB Repair Log
- High Voltage Units (Keltron, etc)
- Power Supply Repair Info

Arcade Music
- A Long Lost Arcade Game Song:
Began Began - Computer Wars (1982)

Repair Tools Used
- Eprom Eraser

Test Roms
- Space Invaders Test Rom - Documented!
- Space Encounters Test Rom
- Targ Test Rom

Game Upgrades
- High Score Saves Directory

Currently In Development
- Targ Free play+

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- Outerworld Arcade - The Arcade
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Tron (1982)
The Thing (1982)Never Say Never (1983)
WarGames (1983)

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Space Encounters Video
LeMans Video
Video Five Video
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Off Topic - Osrow Pasta Machine

Welcome to the Outerworld Arcade web site!

Outerworld Arcade exists to provide unique information about classic arcade games from the 70s and early 80s. These pages provide detailed information about a select group of games- all of which I happen to own. Most of my games were bought non-working and this site documents their repair and ongoing maintenance. These pages are a work in progress and many areas have yet to be developed. Stop by often, I'm updating the site regularly and have quite a bit more information, scans, pictures and videos to put up.

Enjoy!
Timothy

Outerworld Arcade Blog

Cinematronics Star Castle Free Play

Star Castle Free Play Now Available!
September 1, 2016
Star Castle Free Play is now available for both the older easy version and the newer hard version of the game. It features a free play mode that can be toggled on or off via the test pattern dipswitch and replaces on-screen credits with FREE PLAY text.

Click here for more information on features and to purchase new eproms with the modified game code. The video below shows the free play attract mode cycling a few times before a game is started:

 

Testing Reproduction Vectorbeam Warrior Sound PCB
August 31, 2016
Below are two videos showing testing of a reproduction Vectorbeam Warrior Sound PCB.

The first is testing the board using a breadboarded Cinematronics sound PCB tester.

The second is the board being driven by the Cinematronics CPU running the Warrior code (installed in a Armor Attack cabinet). I was using the Armor Attack control panel, which made control difficult, but was able to generate all the sounds the PCB can produce.

I am in the process of building a few of these boards and hope to have some available for sale soon.

 

Vectorbeam Warrior Program Code Notes
May 19, 2015
I've added a page summarizing my thoughts about Vectorbeam Warrior's code after spending some time documenting it. You can find it here.

 

Cinematronics Test Rom Preview on Youtube
March 31, 2015
I've posted a short video showing a Solar Quest sound board being tested in my Armor Attack cabinet using the Cinematronics Test Rom.

See it in action below:



Vectorbeam Warrior Four Joystick Mod Released
August 29, 2014
While a cool looking game, Warrior's two joystick game play was known to be lacking. From reading the entry on Vectorbeam Warrior on Wikipedia, I was aware that Tim Skelly originally intended the game to have four joysticks. I thought that modifying it to work as the programmer originally intended and making it more fun might be an interesting project.

It's now done and can be found here: Warrior Four Joystick Game Modification

I've also created a page listing the status of some of my other Cinematronics programming projects. It can be found here: Cinematronics Game Mods & Projects


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