Mini Arcade Cabinet Build

This is a new take on mini arcade cabinets! Many people who are building arcade cabinets are looking for a more simplistic design that has fewer bells and whistles. This could be because they have limited tools...

Adding a Fan to Your Arcade Cabinet

One of the most requested features for our arcade plans has been to add an arcade cabinet fan for cooling. With most things there is always debate on whether cooling is needed at all. Most lean towards passive ...

Installing Arcade T-Molding Tips and Tricks

You've heard me say it time and time again. "I am a t-molding guy!" Installing t-molding on arcade cabinets is just so iconic and the look is like none other. Something about T-molding just screams 1980's! While it is certainly possible to build an arcade with...

Arcade Coin Mech Wiring

Did you know that you can connect a real coin mechanism to your emulated arcade? For some of the coolest authenticity arcade builders commonly wire a coin mech to their arcade cabinets run by a PC or Raspberry ...

How to Reverse the Sanwa Button LED

Arcade buttons can take on many forms and configurations. It's very common to have arcade buttons that stay continuously lit, or that light only when you press them.  These aren't different buttons, buts simply different configurations in the wiring of them. T...

How to Install RetroPie on a Raspberry Pi

How to go about installing RetroPie on a Rasperry Pi is one of the most requested we've had in quite some time. If this is something you've been looking forward to then you're in luck, because it's time to go t...

Building a Bartop Arcade Cabinet

A bartop arcade cabinet is one of the coolest projects you can make. If you love retro gaming, of course you'd want a bartop arcade cabinet in your home!  Mike at The Geek Pub has created a fantastic Bartop Arc...

Full-Size Arcade Cabinet Build

This is the arcade cabinet build that started it all!  It's the one by Mike from The Geek Pub! When Mike Murray was in High School in the 1980s he and his friends would always go to the local arcade at Forum 303 Mall in Arlington Texas and play arcade games at...