has made a name for itself with its Arcade1Up line
of fully-licensed scale replica arcade games. When it came time
for Tastemakers to build the holy grail of Golden Era
arcade gaming, Star Wars, the team of life-long fans here at Code
Mystics were ecstatic to be chosen by Tastemakers
for the job of recreating the software.
This replica arcade cabinet features all three Atari Star Wars
arcade games: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi in all their glory! Code
Mystics' effort also includes many features appearing in the
Arcade1Up line for the first time, such as giving you
user-adjustable game options that were originally available to
arcade operators, special filters designed to capture the feel of
vector arcade monitors on modern hardware via glow and dispersion
effects, a scanline filter to recreate the raster look of Return
of the Jedi's arcade monitor, a new software volume control,
The games themselves were replicated with loving detail using Code
Mystics' tried and true FOCAL
Emulation Technology, but it didn't stop there. The team
pored over original game schematics, studying every circuit, from
the "vector defocus" effects, to the
overdrive glow effects, to Return of the Jedi's stereo
reverb delay circuits. What's more, thanks to an original arcade
cabinet acquired by Tastemakers, Code Mystics
and the Tastemakers team were able to study and video
every detail, to test and confirm our accuracy.
Of course, the experience would not be complete without
Tastemaker's craftsmanship: the "flight yoke" of the
original arcade game is reproduced with precision – once that control is in your grip, we are certain the
memories will come flooding back! The cabinet features a great
deal of care and polish, too, from the accurate cabinet art, to
the light up marquee, and, of course, stereo speakers. A
removable, custom riser rounds out the package, giving you the
option of a full-height experience with a manageable footprint.
The result is an incomparable must-have Star Wars
retro experience, not found anywhere else (unless you're lucky
enough to own one of the few surviving original machines ;) ).
Visit the Arcade1Up Star Wars page to learn more...