We can rebuild it!
Oct28

We can rebuild it!

We’ve fielded a lot of questions from the arcade community about exactly ‘how’ we intend to finish the Sky Skipper Project and make faithful restorations that are accurate – and complete the unfinished parts of the game. What you see on the left is how we do that. Needless to say, the story behind getting to this cabinet, as well as the small army of people behind the scenes that it took to make that day a...

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30 years of nothing…and then eBay happened
Oct20

30 years of nothing…and then eBay happened

eBay is an interesting place – of that there is no doubt.  Like all dedicated arcade hunters, I have a plethora of saved searches and notifications keeping me up-to-date on new arcade-related listings.  Despite all the technology in the world providing the assist, nothing works if you don’t pay attention to the messages.  It’s tough to stay up-to-date and plow through all the eBay e-mails every day and invariably...

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The Story So Far…
Oct17

The Story So Far…

If you are just coming to the whole Sky Skipper ‘canon’ and are wondering what has led up to this point, then you have found the right post.  We’ll re-cap the saga behind the story right here, and provide enough jumping-off points to other places in the site that can be explored for more detailed information. To start, there are a few links to check out that could be considered prerequisite information about Sky...

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Project Timeline
Oct15

Project Timeline

Sometimes it helps to see everything in a more linear fashion.  Here’s how Sky Skipper fits into the overall Nintendo arcade timeline and how, 34 years later, it finally sees the light of day again! Sky Skipper Game History & Project Timeline 2017 Feb...

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Alex releases info about the two PCB stacks and gameplay!
Oct04

Alex releases info about the two PCB stacks and gameplay!

This video is from Nov. 2015 and is the world’s first (modern) look at Sky Skipper running in an arcade cabinet.

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