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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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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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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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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From around the web – Level Maps
Sep29

From around the web – Level Maps

This content originally appeared on – and is provided by – http://www.slither-gdi.net/ssmaps.htm and is being included here for the sake of completeness. Here we have four high-resolution image maps of the 4 levels in Sky Skipper.  Click the thumbnail for the full-size version. What I find to be interesting is the detail on some sprites and the sheer ‘blockiness’ on others.  It’s easy to see that even if...

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From around the web – Pinout Information
Sep18

From around the web – Pinout Information

This content originally appeared on – and is provided by – http://www.tvspels-nostalgi.com/pinout_skyskipper.htm.  We are including it for historical reference and to preserve the content in case the original site were to disappear. We can make no claim as to the accuracy of the following information.  We do need to do a full pin-out exercise on our PCB’s and once that happens, we will update this page with...

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