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    Time to bring all these pinballs in the next update! :P

    Seriously, thats impressive, there is like no place like that around me... If i travel one day, i need to see that!

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    Makes me want to visit Budapest! I live in Ottawa, Canada and we have The House of Targ, which has about 20 pinball machines:

    http://www.houseoftarg.com/

    I went to the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vagas once but it would be great to check out the Budapest location. What other attractions are in Budapest?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PainkillerJTL View Post
    Makes me want to visit Budapest! I live in Ottawa, Canada and we have The House of Targ, which has about 20 pinball machines:

    http://www.houseoftarg.com/

    I went to the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vagas once but it would be great to check out the Budapest location. What other attractions are in Budapest?
    Wow. One day if i go to Ottawa i need to see that. The only decent place in Montreal we got is North Star Pinball.

    http://www.northstarpinball.com/english/#pinball

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    I live very close to The Arcade Club in Bury, Manchester UK http://www.arcadeclub.co.uk. It is Europes largest collection of free to play arcade games and pinball tables. I have yet to visit but my daughter went there last week and said I would love it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PainkillerJTL View Post
    Makes me want to visit Budapest! I live in Ottawa, Canada and we have The House of Targ, which has about 20 pinball machines:

    http://www.houseoftarg.com/

    I went to the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vagas once but it would be great to check out the Budapest location. What other attractions are in Budapest?
    The city has a lot of beautiful architecture to look at, an abundance of thermal baths, the center is very lively with hundreds of bars and restaurants. Also, the Zen Office lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by DepecheM101 View Post
    I live very close to The Arcade Club in Bury, Manchester UK http://www.arcadeclub.co.uk. It is Europes largest collection of free to play arcade games and pinball tables. I have yet to visit but my daughter went there last week and said I would love it.
    Wow looks amazing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tfhfony View Post
    Oh yeah, definitely want to go here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by McLovin View Post
    The city has a lot of beautiful architecture to look at, an abundance of thermal baths, the center is very lively with hundreds of bars and restaurants. Also, the Zen Office lol
    Very cool! Coincidentally, after watching your museum video, I started getting Budapest travels vids in my YT feed. This food vid was one of them:

    https://youtu.be/ql59yVAlBnY

    I watch a lot of the Rick Steves European travel series, will have to give this one a viewing again. What do you think of his recommendations?

    https://youtu.be/rs_w9cwJ1Fg
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    Quote Originally Posted by JaySTeeY View Post
    Very cool! Coincidentally, after watching your museum video, I started getting Budapest travels vids in my YT feed. This food vid was one of them:

    https://youtu.be/ql59yVAlBnY

    I watch a lot of the Rick Steves European travel series, will have to give this one a viewing again. What do you think of his recommendations?

    https://youtu.be/rs_w9cwJ1Fg
    He does all the 'musts', the market is really cool indeed, and all the landmarks he mentions are pretty sweet. Although towards the end, the statue park is really incredible. Basically all the soviet statues (and there was a lot) were hauled in to this one lot so they wouldn't be displayed after their influence was no more in the country.
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    If you're ever in Rochester, NY, check out The Strong National Museum of Play.

    2 of the exhibit halls that seem to be permanent at this point, are the video game area, and the pinball area. 4 dozen classic arcade machines, and several dozen Stern pinball machines are currently out. I know at one time, the Pinball area also included Pinball FX2 running in a cabinet.

    Other areas of interest for gamers include the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

    This is family friendly place, so expect a lot of kids. But it's nice to be able to go in and play arcade Joust or the sit down Star Wars once in a while. :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by grenadier View Post
    If you're ever in Rochester, NY, check out The Strong National Museum of Play.

    2 of the exhibit halls that seem to be permanent at this point, are the video game area, and the pinball area. 4 dozen classic arcade machines, and several dozen Stern pinball machines are currently out. I know at one time, the Pinball area also included Pinball FX2 running in a cabinet.
    Yes, they are permanent exhibits.

    Fun Fact: The Strong National Museum of Play is the only museum in the world that is achieving video game concept blueprints. Most of them have been lost over time, but they have received a few directly from Sega and Nintendo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shogun00 View Post
    Yes, they are permanent exhibits.

    Fun Fact: The Strong National Museum of Play is the only museum in the world that is achieving video game concept blueprints. Most of them have been lost over time, but they have received a few directly from Sega and Nintendo.
    Wow, that sounds incredible.

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    Had fun playing this special one in R'dam:

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    Quote Originally Posted by shogun00 View Post
    Yes, they are permanent exhibits.

    Fun Fact: The Strong National Museum of Play is the only museum in the world that is achieving video game concept blueprints. Most of them have been lost over time, but they have received a few directly from Sega and Nintendo.
    Yeah, they keep posting about notebooks and other development materials that developers have been donating. That kind of thing is usually not on display for the public, and is mostly available to researchers, students, and collectors by appointment only. Companies have been doing the same as well, so it's turned into quite the archive of stuff.

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