exA-Arcadia

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by jimmerd » October 7th, 2019, 9:04 pm

I contacted the 'webmaster' of exa.ac and received a reply to confirm they were only testing the store for launch.

$2500 for the motherboard is in line with other manufactures, if that turns out to be the final retail price.

I hope in future a consideration for offering discounts on games purchased with a motherboard. Perhaps developers could agree to this to boost sales of their title after the initial release period?

Currently the games that interest me the most are.

Vritra hexa. with improved graphics over the Steam version and maybe level branching this could be amazing.
Gimmick! exAct MIX.
Shikhondo Red Purgatory (voice acting volume level seems quite loud in the videos, I assume a setting in the option menu will be available?)
Super Hydorah AC
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GrazeCounter R - It's been remade from scratch and not released on stream/PC yet, it could be a good get for an EXA exclusive.


I also notice this new JVS I/O supports EXA
https://translate.google.co.uk/translat ... iona-js%2F
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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by Jan » October 7th, 2019, 10:04 pm

I don‘t remember, how much were new TX2 hardware kits ? Roughly 280.000yen @ release ?
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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by needaes » October 8th, 2019, 4:56 am

i buy Samurai Spirit for 2500€ on type x2

tax included

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by nem » October 8th, 2019, 6:41 am

finisterre wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 5:55 MP
I saw this today and got a good laugh.

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No way were Naomi kits $850 when new.

Like needaes, I was out buying Type X2 stuff when it was still current. Super Street Fighter IV 2012 AE was available for preorder at the time. It was 956,000 JPY, so roughly 9k USD for you Yanks. This included two software kits (HDD + dongle), as the game was 1P per cab.

For a cheaper title you could have preordered the standalone export version of Blaz Blue Continuum Shift II. Again, just the software kit. The game was already out on Nesica at the time too. The price for that one was 168,000 JPY.

EDIT: I found the emails, so I put up the exact pricing

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Post by Jan » October 8th, 2019, 7:42 am

Huh ? Weren‘t all the SF4 vers. Sold as bundle of 4 ? I picked up a SF4 Hardware Kit from a member here for ~4000$ Shipped via UPS Express from Canada at release when he bought a set of 4.

Picked up several other new TX2 hardware kits for less than 2000$, but not directly on release, but a few months after. (Kof12, BB)
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Post by nem » October 8th, 2019, 7:48 am

Well, this was from a reseller. It's possible they were splitting them up.

SUPER STREET FIGHTER 4 (HDD+DONGLE FOR TYPE-X2) @JPY1,912,000./SET
(HDD+DONGLE) x4 + SSF4 ID CARDx100

SUPER STREET FIGHTER 4 (HDD+DONGLE FOR TYPE-X2) @JPY956,000./SET
(HDD+DONGLE) x2 (SSF4 ID CARD IS NOT INCLUDED)

The software kits didn't even include any art. They gave you download links, so you could get the art printed by yourself :problem:

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Post by Jan » October 8th, 2019, 7:56 am

they probably did, but all the Street Fighter 4s were really expensive to start with and the exchange rate at that time is probably also a factor.

Never the less, SF4 was a tripple A game.

Personally, as i have mentioned, i don`t see a problem witht he Software prices, the Motherboard prices are a bummer for me.
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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by CTN » October 8th, 2019, 8:00 am

That's what happens if you want a new business to break even in a year.

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by Jan » October 8th, 2019, 8:09 am

well, maybe this works out, if you can beat tripple A game´s income with these games, like Eric said.

in the meantime i`m looking forward to your guys impressions, pictures and reviews.
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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by pubjoe » October 8th, 2019, 8:23 am

SuperPang wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 6:40 MP
Go buy it on Switch then. You can't put a Switch in an arcade.
You’ve never been to Guycade

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by nem » October 8th, 2019, 10:37 am

SuperPang wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 6:40 MP
Go buy it on Switch then. You can't put a Switch in an arcade.
What's stopping you?

https://www.lasvegasarcadesoho.co.uk/games-machines/
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• BlazBlue Centralfiction
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• Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3
• Darius Burst Chronicle Saviours
Also
~ Pandora’s Box 6 HD retro arcade cabinet ~

600+ titles including Street Fighter II & III, The King of Fighters, Samurai Showdown, Fatal Fury, Dodonpachi, R-Type, Espgaluda, Windjammers, Sengoku and more.

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by SuperPang » October 8th, 2019, 11:23 am

nem wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 10:37 am
SuperPang wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 6:40 MP
Go buy it on Switch then. You can't put a Switch in an arcade.
What's stopping you?
Nintendo's lawyers.

I was on troll watch and mistakenly thought Ikaru was making another one of those dumb "Why would anyone buy this when you can get it on Steam/consoles" posts.

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by zak » October 8th, 2019, 12:11 pm

I wonder if the Japanese ops and collector's scene has this much drama.

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by Jan » October 8th, 2019, 12:19 pm

Who cares about them?
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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by nvs » October 8th, 2019, 12:34 pm

Love the enthusiasm of the “otaku” scene but I just wonder.. how much of the addressable market do the home collectors think they represent? I love a good, passionate debate on all things, but exA wasn’t invented to service the forum buyers first and foremost.

Let’s get passionate about the fact that there is actually something new, something fresh on the arcade horizon in this stagnating industry and be thankful that it’s actually coming through to fruition.

I’ve been away from this scene for the better part of 8 years but I can honestly say that the exA project has me more excited than anything in that time.


P.S. Big fat hello to those who I’ve missed over the years (Franco, are you still doing fancy plexi? Superpang, are you still looking after my TX2? Kernow, are you still.. kernow? Cools, did you finally realise that TNZS isn’t the best game ever? :-) )
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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by Grinning Cat » October 8th, 2019, 10:36 pm

zak wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 8:19 MP
finisterre wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 6:30 MP

You may feel differently with your Exa having been dropped off by Shou and heading out business class. That is fine.
Amazing! :-D
Does anyone know if Shou is offering this personalized delivery service for general PCB pickups? Or is it strictly for exA? :lol:

On topic - I was never seriously expecting to be buying this, and have only been pretty casually following updates. But Gimmick looks seriously awesome. Quite how I'd failed to spot that one until now, is anyone's guess :oops:

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by battlesmurf » October 9th, 2019, 6:59 am

I'm excited about the possibility of RType- (Delta is my favorite ;) ) on the system. I'm hoping this thing does well, the idea of new games and such jamming on to the scene is very exciting. I think that while a lot of these are mobile/steam upgrades, I do get the feeling that a lot of eyes are on this system to see where it goes.

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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by SuperPang » October 9th, 2019, 12:21 pm

Aka & Blue set for November 27th release in Japan.

https://www.famitsu.com/news/201910/09184792.html


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Re: exA-Arcadia

Post by Jan » October 9th, 2019, 12:34 pm

just imagine every motherboard had it installed by default, that would be a head turner :awe:
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