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Offline Getyourselfahotdog

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Thanks to all who put in the work to put on APE
« on: February 21, 2016, 09:44:25 PM »
Had a great time at Ape! Loved the row of classic Bally games from late 70's early 80's. The only 2 games missing from that era was a Kiss and Harlem. I don't recall ever playing a Playboy Bally. Had a great time playing it. The other highlight was Swords of Fury, one of the nicest examples I've played. Thanks to everyone who brought games, this show gets better every year.

Who won the Tron? I was hoping to bring that one home. I'm not a big mod guy but I wouldn't have changed a thing on that Tron. Congratulations to the new owner!

I spent a lot of time in the tournament, big thanks to John and Dan for running a great tournament. Nice selection of games and little to no wait times to play.

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Re: Thanks to all who put in the work to put on APE
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2016, 11:34:37 PM »
You are welcome! It was a lot of work and a lot of fun. I didn't get home last night until 4:30am after packing up all our games, computers and video equipment. I had to pull over into a McDonald's half way home and take an hour nap. The tournament worked out great, but there is always room for improvement. It was great to have some heavy hitters from out of town including Bowen. Watching him kick butt was really a sight to see. Getting to Kobiashi Maru on the first ball in the Finals was awesome. The Florida players put up a great fight; we have a lot of great players and great people down here. Bowen is a great sport and ambassador of the game. He helped out scoring and using the fancy new software and gave helpful tips to other players.

You can't talk about APE without mentioning that Marcel and Dilayla did an amazing job of setting up the show for success. Those two along with their support staff worked their butts off. Being at the casino was kind of cool too. I love looking out the window and watching the dogs racing. Not to mention plenty of free parking and decent food on site. It was also great to see the Project Pinball booth set up in its full glory in a prominent spot just inside the entrance.

Looking forward to next year.
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