Mike Matei / November 5th, 2016
Arcade games! – James, Doug, Andre at Galloping Ghost
November 5, 2016 at 8:15 pm
November 5, 2016 at 9:58 pm
This might be my new favorite video. So fun!
November 5, 2016 at 10:21 pm
Ninja Baseball Batman! Enough said!
November 6, 2016 at 1:40 am
Who is filming anyways?
Love that they had Die-Hard Arcade. Was sad not to see any of the Capcom D&D beat’em ups there. Great to see Ninja Baseball Batmen or whatever that was!
November 17, 2016 at 9:41 pm
The have both of the D&D games. They’re on the same cabinet, you have to flip a switch to choose which board to play.
November 6, 2016 at 1:55 am
Bittersweet to watch; I live about 20 minutes from Galloping Ghost and go pretty frequently. Had no idea this was going on…:( Never have met James, and even auditioned for his movie years ago. But still love seeing GG getting some love! I love that place.
November 7, 2016 at 3:13 am
ugh, tell me about it. I’m 20min from that place as well.
November 6, 2016 at 2:42 am
Damn, I live right by there. Had I known you guys were making a trip I’d have stopped in to say hello!
November 6, 2016 at 12:21 pm
What the fuck? A place like this exists? I seriously want to move to Chicago now. My mind is blown. Why can’t they have a place like this in every state?
November 7, 2016 at 1:00 am
The Disney in Florida also has a place like this (door fee and the arcades are all on free-play).
November 6, 2016 at 4:34 pm
Nice looking place. Great video
November 6, 2016 at 5:40 pm
I’ve wanted to go to Galloping Ghost for years! However, since I live in Cleveland I am going to be boycotting all things Chicago for a while. And now I’m sad.
November 6, 2016 at 5:41 pm
james, and friends. NYC has 3 of these locations, all different. very popular, and a large selection of beer. cheers!
November 6, 2016 at 11:11 pm
I’m from Colorado but have a few friends in Chicago, and I’ve made it a point to visit the Galloping Ghost whenever I can, most recently this summer! I’ve only been able to make it twice, but I beat Moonwalker one of those times, and the other time… yep, Ninja Baseball Batman. Every visit always feels like it lasts about half an hour, though… there’s never enough time. I could spend weeks there!
November 8, 2016 at 2:07 am
Likewise. I never have enough time there. I felt obliged to contribute, so I donated a game there this year. (Blazing Star for the Neo-Geo. Middle of that back wall.)
November 7, 2016 at 4:37 am
You all were in Chicago!?
November 7, 2016 at 9:00 am
Looks like a lot of fun. Especially when there’s nobody else there.
How long were you guys there for? Seems like you beat a lot of games.
I’m so glad Ninja Baseball Bat Man has nothing to do with baseball.
November 7, 2016 at 12:01 pm
Wow James! Playing F-zero AX! That game is very rare in the states ( allegedly they are only like 20 or so in North America) If you had a Gamecube memory card with F-zero GX file you could get exclusive cars and tracks added to your game (or unlock them completing insanely challenges/use Gameshark)
November 7, 2016 at 12:24 pm
If you guys head into the city, go to Headquarters. They have locations in Lakeview and River North. Free play all the time, and great beer! That was my go-to bar when I lived in Lakeview.
November 7, 2016 at 3:34 pm
$15 bucks? Unlimited replays? I’m in, chief!
November 7, 2016 at 6:18 pm
Galloping Ghost looks fuckn awesome.
November 7, 2016 at 7:18 pm
Four eyes four eyes. Kidding. That F-zero Ax machine looks awesome! I love moving seats.
November 7, 2016 at 10:53 pm
What was that game with the little walking Goro?
November 8, 2016 at 1:56 am
Judge Dredd. (The other one.) It’s a Midway prototype.
November 8, 2016 at 2:18 pm
November 8, 2016 at 6:30 pm
That looks like a nice arcade. I don’t know about $15 though. It wouldn’t be worth $15 unless you’re there for more then 3 hours and playing non stop. I guess it would be fun though. I really want my own CarnEvil arcade game. There was one at a pizza place I used to go to but that place got taking over by another owner and CarnEvil disappeared. I would of bought it. I will get one someday.
November 16, 2016 at 1:57 am
With most arcades charging over a buck a game these days $15 is a great deal compared to those damn “credit points” card based arcades.
November 18, 2016 at 10:49 am
$15 seems like a heck of a deal for me!
November 9, 2016 at 10:13 pm
Awesome video. Love the arcades, made me nostalgic, and aptly it’s great to see Doug.
November 10, 2016 at 10:16 pm
My annual trip to Chicago in March may need a full dedicated to just visiting this place. I live in a town that used to have a few small arcades, but nothing of this magnitude.
November 17, 2016 at 9:45 pm
Galloping Ghost is the real deal. $15 all day, over 500 games (they have the list on their website). I live about 20 minutes away, and the only drawback is they don’t have a whole lot of parking, so you may end up parking on the street somewhere. Lots of nice restaurants in downtown LaGrange as well, so you can really make a day of it.
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