Sky Skipper TNX Boardset Registry
Dec10

Sky Skipper TNX Boardset Registry

We want to ensure we keep track (as best as we can) of the TNX board stacks across the globe, as more and more have started to pop up now that people are actively looking and know what the distinguishing points are. What follows is the most up-to-date information that we have – for the owners who have indicated they do not mind their information being made (or has already been made) public. Please keep in mind that there very...

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Preserving Sky Skipper
Nov27

Preserving Sky Skipper

With the US and UK reveals now behind us, we are free to focus our time and energy on the next logical step in the Sky Skipper project – preservation of the game artifacts so that future generations can enjoy this beautiful and wonderful game for years to come.  As arcade collectors, restorers and historians we have strived to make sure that Sky Skipper has been represented in the way we promised Nintendo of America that it...

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PCB Documentation
Oct22

PCB Documentation

Several additional TNX-01 boardsets have been found in the wild over the past few months, and we’re happy to hear that Sky Skipper may eventually live on with additional owners. To think that we may someday have a registry of additional working games and their owners is a very exciting prospect and will only happen if these additional boardsets can be converted back to working status.  With that, some work is already underway to...

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UK Reveal – Here’s the details!
Sep25

UK Reveal – Here’s the details!

OK everyone, it’s been fairly quiet the past couple of months as we have been busy preparing for the UK reveal of Alex’s Sky Skipper cabinet.  Work is progressing nicely and we are looking forward to sharing another weekend of fun and history around Sky Skipper.  Alex and Whitney will be there for the event, along with Olly Cottun and John Jacobson from John’s Arcade! The time/date/location info for the UK reveal...

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Let’s talk laminate
Jul02

Let’s talk laminate

Now that the US reveal event is behind us we are gearing up for the UK reveal event in October.  Alex is working on his cabinet as we speak and it’s a good time to take care of some housekeeping items.  The most often-asked question by everyone who has seen the cabinet in person or talked to someone who has is “How did you recreate the Nintendo finish on the Sky Skipper cabinet?” One word – laminate.  As soon as I tell everyone that I...

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