Our subsequent Buying and selling Card Highlight options Paul Juray, who at the moment is displayed on card quantity 4187, from the Superstars of 2022 Assortment. Paul’s gaming journey began with a Pac-Man machine that he owned. When the monitor dealer he determined to try to repair it, which he did. He has been repairing monitor chassis for the final 20 years and owns his personal enterprise (KWP). Paul may be very gifted and might repair most each arcade monitor created.
Are you continue to concerned with repairing screens, and what recommendation do you might have for others who wish to?
Sure, I restore screens full time, I’ve my storage set as much as with rigs for various sizes and fashions of screens, greatest recommendation is to get good solder and good instruments, the 5 greenback soldering iron doesn’t do a very good job and might injury traces.
Do you bear in mind your first arcade recreation you performed and what do you bear in mind about it?
I used to be 5 and it was a pong at Pathmark grocery retailer.
What are your opinions about in the present day’s technology of video video games? How do you examine them to older,
basic video games?
New video games are nice, my son loves them. I can’t beat him on any newer recreation, however he can’t beat me on Pac-man or donkey Kong.
When did you first meet Walter Day and the place was it at?
I’ve met Walter a number of years in the past at free play Florida and see him a couple of times a yr at related occasions.
In the event you may describe Walter Day in a single phrase, what would that phrase be and why?
What was the toughest monitor you needed to repair and why was it a battle?
Most are straight ahead; I get slowed down when an element that by no means fails decides to. I had a k7000 that had vertical collapse, the half that failed wasn’t shorted however was studying about 30 ohms and till I took it out of circuit to check it, I stored going round in circles.
When did you first play Pac-Man and what was your impression?
I used to be about 5 or 6, fairly magical to a bit of child first taking part in it, the sounds the colours….
In the event you may personal one arcade recreation apart from Pac-Man, what would it not be and why?
EDOT, I really like this recreation cupboard is superior, you might be immersed within the recreation with sound and flashing lights.
Rising up had been you crew Sega or Nintendo and why?
I suppose Nintendo because it’s the one I owned.
What does it take to be an arcade repairman?
Expertise! You will notice the identical failures many times and know how one can repair them shortly.
Are video video games aimed primarily at youngsters, adolescents or adults?
They’re aimed toward everybody, there may be some kind of recreation on the market that may attraction to each age.
Do you consider some video games are too violent and result in violence in America in the present day?
If somebody goes to do one thing unhealthy, I don’t assume it’s from taking part in a recreation.
Do you favor taking part in video video games alone, in opposition to mates or on-line in opposition to the world and why?
It relies on the sport, I like taking part in SF2 head-to-head with mates or Dr. Mario with my spouse.
Which firm makes the most effective video games and why?
I like Namco/halfway video games as a result of I all the time the Pac-man video games.
Do you study something from taking part in video video games?
I don’t assume so, simply leisure.
Are video video games good for relieving stress?
LOL, they trigger me extra stress after I lose!
Do you prefer it when Hollywood makes a film from the online game?
Yea, one thing from my childhood makes it to the large display screen!
Who’s your favourite online game character and what makes that character particular?
Jumpman/Mario, Donkey Kong advised a narrative and an goal, save the woman!
What springs to thoughts once you hear the time period ‘Pac-Man’?
My Pac-man assortment
What’s your favourite singe participant recreation and favourite multiplayer arcade recreation?
Pac-man Dr. Mario
In the event you can design your personal arcade recreation, what would it not be about and who can be the primary character?
Wow, robust query, nearly each recreation state of affairs has been carried out. Possibly a cat recreation the place he patrols the neighborhood avoiding canines, catching mice and pulling down the Christmas tree.
The place do you see video gaming within the subsequent 15 years?
I might say extra VR, that’s appears widespread and can get much more lifelike as time goes on.