There are two types-upright frame and flat frame, upright frame standing upright on the ground,
Classic Arcade-Dinosaur Kombat 2010
Classic Arcade-Dinosaur Kombat 2010
The height is higher than the width, the display is at a certain angle but not parallel to the ground, and is usually suitable for standing games; the flat frame is placed horizontally on the ground, the width is greater than the height, and the display is parallel to the ground, suitable for sitting and playing games. The frame is composed of the outer shell of the machine (usually wood products) and internal electronic components. The outer shell of the upright frame can be divided into a frame head, a frame surface, a control panel, a frame web, a frame side panel and a frame back panel.
1.2 Frame header
It is the highest part visible on the front of the game console. It is a rectangular translucent horizontal plate. There may be lights or speakers inside, and frame stickers are affixed on the outside to indicate the name and content of the game. A speaker is generally installed in the concave portion between the frame surface and the frame head.
1.3 Frame surface
Used to display the display, located in the middle section of the front of the frame or the vertical position outside
Screenshots of some classic arcade games
, Placed diagonally or upright displays inside, with transparent plexiglass panels on the outer surface, and there may be game-related stickers on the panels.
1.4 Control Panel
It is a tablet equipped with game joysticks, game buttons, game knobs, game trackballs or game light guns. It is located on the front outside of the frame, and directly below the frame is the belly. The control panel integrates the control functions of the game and is interactive for the game. input method.
1.5 Frame belly
It is the lower part of the front of the game machine, in the middle of which is installed a coin acceptor or (and) coin ejector for inserting or exiting game coins. Directly below the coin acceptor is a coin storage box, into which game coins are dropped. These three devices are all installed with iron doors with concealed niches on the outside to ensure the commercial interests of the game hall owner and complete the process of game consumption and reproduction.
1.6 Frame side panels
It is the two integral boards on both sides of the game machine shell, which are firmly combined with the entire front part to form a stable whole, and are the main supporting part of the entire game machine.
1.7 Frame rear panel
It is a whole board behind the shell of the game machine that can be opened or removed, and is combined with other parts of the shell to form a closed space to protect the internal components of the game machine. At the same time, the rear panel of the frame also has the function of dissipating the heat generated by the operation of the machine, which is very important to the safety of the game machine.
1.8 The structure of the flat frame
It is simpler than the upright frame and looks like a coffee table. The height of the game console is very low. The viewing angle of the game is from the top view, so there is no frame head. The control panel is at both ends of the frame surface. There are also coin acceptors and coin storage boxes, but no frame. The back plate is the frame bottom plate. Because of the small size, the components of these frames are compressed to be smaller. This flat frame also has a special function, that is, the game screen can be flipped or bidirectional. In the early singles games, the two sides of the game can sit opposite each other and play together.
1.9 machine version
It is an electronic base version manufactured by a professional game manufacturer, like the motherboard of a personal computer, which has CPU, ROM, RAM, video memory, input and output interfaces (I/O), etc., without a base board, the game machine is just an empty shell , A board only contains one game, if it is broken, the game may disappear forever.
The arcade simulator usually refers to software that runs arcade game programs on other computer platforms by converting the program instructions of the arcade platform into instructions that can be recognized by the local computer.