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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US Reveal Recap!
Jun13

US Reveal Recap!

Months and months of anticipation, preparation and sweat equity were put to the public eye on June 10th, 2017 at the Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo – Sky Skipper was shown to the world and the reaction was overwhelming!

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T-2 Weeks?  Oh boy…
May26

T-2 Weeks? Oh boy…

Time waits for no man, and it’s holding true as we speak…
We are 2 weeks (TWO WEEKS!?!) away from the big US reveal event at the Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo in Atlanta, GA and the cabinet build is picking up at a pretty frantic pace…

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It’s officially on! – US and UK reveal events confirmed!
Feb17

It’s officially on! – US and UK reveal events confirmed!

After months of Skype calls, WhatsApp chats, text messages, e-mails and then more of the same, we are excited to announce that we have locked in *BOTH* the US and the UK reveal event locations along with dates and additional info.  In the vein of getting to the good stuff, here’s where you will be able to see – and play – fully-working and restored Sky Skipper arcade games in 2017: LocationEventDate US - Atlanta,...

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Sky Skipper flyer found in Japan!
Jan26

Sky Skipper flyer found in Japan!

For years, the only known complete flyer for Sky Skipper known to exist is the copy that Alex has in his possession, shown below.   Fast-forward to January, 2017 and on Yahoo Auctions in Japan, another flyer pops up for sale.  From the looks of it, interest in Sky Skipper has heated up a bit and there were likely more than a couple of people vying to purchase this rare piece of history on the game. Take a look at the proceeds of the...

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Our Day at NOA
Nov19

Our Day at NOA

This post is easily a year in the making, so bear with us because it is a long one.  Tons of pictures and lots to say – I’d grab a beer ahead of this and set aside a bit of time. The backstory When I (Whitney) initially signed onto the project with Alex and Olly, we truly only had a color flyer and a lot of enthusiasm as our main ingredients to restoring the cabinets.  Olly had done a tremendous amount of work with the...

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Sky Skipper @ Play Expo 53 Days 5 Hours 20 Minutes 48 Seconds to the UK reveal!
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