What's an electromechanical arcade game? Well, they are the games that you'd find in an arcade before they were superceded by video games in the early 1980's. Early pinball machines fall into this category too, but they are so well known that they have their own category. EM games use relays and other discrete components to implement the game functions, rather than microprocessors as are used today. Some later EM games had transistorized sound effects, but I still consider them EMs because the main game functions were electromechanical. Some games also used 8-track tape players for background sounds and music. See here for details about my 8-track Sound Project.
I'm working on archiving the sounds from all of the games that used tape cartridges. MP3 files for all of the sounds that I currently have will be available for downloading. Click here or one of the buttons to the left for all the details.
This area is under construction. Some of the EM games to be added:
|Wild Kingdom gun game|
|ALSA Flying Circus|
Here are some pictures of a couple of recent additions:
Kasco Air Fighter
Allied's Wild Cycle
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