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Post #141 · Posted at 2018-11-02 03:23:02am 1.5 months ago

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Any rhythm games in GameTime Mississauga?

Post #142 · Posted at 2018-11-02 03:36:16am 1.5 months ago

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>"other games I don't care about"
>ノスタルジア/NOSTALGIA
>Groove Coaster

Be excited.

I really just don't play anything other than DM, haha. I'm sure they're cool games though. (They're also getting Dance Evolution apparently).

Post #143 · Posted at 2018-11-19 03:20:18am 4 weeks ago

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Hey BC people! I might be moving to Vancouver next year or so. I was wondering how’s the arcade scene around there? From last page I read some place would get a Nostalgia machine and a DE as well, that’s pretty awesome! What about other Bemani games? Are any of them online? Are they usually crowded? And do they have non-Bemani rhythm games too? PIU especially?

Any input is appreciated!

Post #144 · Posted at 2018-11-21 11:50:52pm 3.6 weeks ago

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Hey Zodiak! Good to hear there may be someone else here Smile

All Bemani games in Canada are offline :/ Unless Round1 expands up here or something, that's the way it's gonna stay.

The two main arcades left in the area are E-Spot and CHQ. Both have entries in the DB with pretty accurate game lists:

https://zenius-i-vanisher.com/v5.2/arcade.php?id=1602#games (e-spot)
https://zenius-i-vanisher.com/v5.2/arcade.php?id=1601#games (chq)

CHQ is a smaller space in a *very* busy mall (Metrotown); it's usually fairly busy, though nothing crazy. E-Spot is somewhat bigger and generally less busy, it gets decent traffic on weekends, especially later in the day.

The scene isn't exactly crazy up here but it's not dead, there are still folks actively playing most popular games in both arcades. Whatever you play you'll probably find at least a couple other people playing it. Smile

BTW, news for any BC folks who care - E-Spot's IIDX 17 machine's screen is fixed. It was showing only shades of red for some time, but when I went in this Monday it was fixed and someone was playing it.

Post #145 · Posted at 2018-11-22 03:32:25am 3.6 weeks ago

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Thanks so much for all this info! From the listings there, you guys have a lot more good games than anywhere in my province. I’ll definitely hit those X3 and Sirius cabs when I come visit.

It’d be great if Round 1 ever came to expand in Canada though, because having 2 DDR A machines in a country this big, and them being so close to each other really sucks...

Post #146 · Posted at 2018-12-06 06:54:28am 1.5 weeks ago

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From Facebook, all these just arrived at E-Spot:

"Jubeat CLAN, Crossbeat, Nostalgia, ReflectBeat, Museca, Pop N Music 24, Dance Evolution & Guitardora (Canon Ball -- BeatMania IIdx ver.25). But no Sound Vortex this time. ... & Groove Coaster 3 ... Mario and Sonic Olympic, TEKKEN 7, Street Fighter V"

being set up over the next few days.

whee!

Post #147 · Posted at 2018-12-06 12:37:40pm 1.5 weeks ago

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Dayum! That’s a lot of very recent games! Amazing!

Post #148 · Posted at 2018-12-06 04:45:14pm 1.5 weeks ago

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All still won't have e-amusement right? IIDX is still CB and jubeat is still clan and IIRC both won't boot offline.

Post #149 · Posted at 2018-12-06 07:42:30pm 1.5 weeks ago

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If they can’t boot them, why would they even get them? I really hope they can make it work. Or is it a sign we’re going to get e-amuse?

Post #150 · Posted at 2018-12-06 11:02:52pm 1.4 weeks ago

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I dunno, I'm just reading the FB page Smile

I'm pretty sure the earlier Gitadora revs work offline now (they haven't actually said which rev they're getting yet, I don't think). I don't know about the others, but it'd be a pretty big mistake to buy them if they weren't playable. I honestly can't believe we'd get e-amusement so I'm assuming they'll be offline playable somehow, but it'd sure be a nice surprise Tongue

so...I asked, and they said:

"We'll have e-amusement cards"

so....yeah, wow. that's insane. still not gonna believe it till i see it Tongue
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