The Forgotten Namco Arcade Classic

Namco is one of the most successful video game companies to come out of Japan. Before they merged with Bandai, they created games such as Klonoa: Door to Phantomile, Tekken, and Soulcalibur. Arguably their most successful time, however, was the age of arcades in the 1980’s. Their lineup at the time was almost impossible to compete with. Pac-Man needs no introduction, Galaga is a legend, and Dig Dug is a personal favorite of mine. However, there is one game that everyone forgot about that I think needs more recognition. And my fascination with it came from a product of a fad in the 2000’s. Continue reading “The Forgotten Namco Arcade Classic”

The Asheville Pinball Museum

Recently, my family and I spent a weekend in the Asheville, North Carolina area. It was a fun and relaxing weekend where we hiked to see gorgeous waterfalls, made campfire s’mores, and went to our first Minor League Baseball game. Another highlight of the trip was when we visited the Asheville Pinball Museum. Continue reading “The Asheville Pinball Museum”