Top 5 golden-age arcade games

Today Mark is talking the golden age of arcade games, which ran from 1979 til around 1983. Mark and Nick start with their own childhood arcade memories, and Mark gets quizzical about the American quarter as a “unit of fun”. As this was recorded during the Quarantimes, conversation inevitably turned to the decline in in-person entertainment like arcades and cinemas.

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Nick blogs at the Retrogame Deconstruction Zone, and you can find him on Twitter @MrVGBrow.


About the guest

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Nicholas Bond

Creator of the Retrogame Deconstruction Zone, and NASA astrophysicist.

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