MAME arcade cabinet : Part 1

As part of my goal to relive my youth I settled on recreating the joy of playing Image Fight for hours on end. The very game that they had in Cambridge YMCA which I partly blame for me not getting the stellar university results I deserved in my first year.

I got a MAME rig set up with a Raspberry PI and a USB joystick which was fun…but not quite the same. I needed – yes needed – an arcade cabinet, with joysticks and buttons and speakers and maybe even a coin slot.

This series of blog posts will chronicle the process of building one….here we go