It’s been a week since we got back from Revival and what a great show it was too! Craig, Chris and the Revival team did an amazing job again. Plenty of consoles, computers, arcade cabinets, light gun machines, driving games, pinball machines, traders, talks, costumes, chip-tunes, special guests, competitions…
surface tension was there with our stand again this year in the chill-out zone. With us we had our Dual, Arcane and forthcoming upright, Retrograde. Plenty of couches to crash out on too. We had our Rubik’s Cube seat on one side of the Dual, but also built some quirky seating for the other side. A 555 timer seat modeled on the 8-pin through-hole IC, which got plenty of attention! If you’re interested, you can see how it was made here.
We had a good buzz around the stand all weekend with all ages.
The 555 seat with the Dual arcade table.
Super Hexagon worked a treat on the upright. Though the surface tension team were battling it out between us for the highest score, only to be beaten by a 12 year old (not pictured). Meh.
Our feeble attempts before being out-done 🙁
If you didn’t get hooked on this 20 years ago, what were you hooked on?!
Loads of consoles and home computers to bring back the memories.
Plenty of systems to buy as well as play.
A plethora of pinball machines, but never a spare one!
There weren’t quite as many stand-ups as last year, but more than enough to keep you occupied. Plus with all of the pins, you weren’t left twiddling your thumbs.
John Romero was there for a Q&A session, and to kick your ass at Doom.
Craig’s Revival Survival cabinet made its debut…
…which surface tension feature in as we helped Kickstart the project!
Chip-tunes supplied by SIDMAN.
That’s about it. We look forward to next year but aren’t quite ready to go at it again just yet! It was a long and tiring weekend, plus a busy run up to it.