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TEXATRON Has Arrived: Play Nidhogg For Free at Guzu Gallery

April 19th, 2013 by brandonnn · No Comments · TEXATRON

After well over a year of build-up and preparation, the day has finally come: JUEGOS RANCHEROS has officially given the first of its TEXATRON machines a permanent home at Guzu, Austin’s new best designer toy/art/comic shop & gallery. What this means for you is that now you can go play Messhof’s still-unbelievably-highly-anticipated Nidhogg, for free, […]

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TEXATRON Update: A Vision Quest

November 29th, 2011 by Adam · No Comments · TEXATRON

The TEXATRON Initiative is making good progress.  TEX-001 is still in James’ kitchen, as previously pictured, but some awesome new volunteers have stepped in to help keep things moving forward.  First, Leah Smith from the Texas Film Commision has bravely volunteered to take over the organization of the project.  Second, Joshua Fields from the Alamo Drafthouse […]

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TEXATRON Initiative: PHASE TWO COMPLETE

October 23rd, 2011 by Adam · No Comments · TEXATRON

I’m pretty sure you all can’t handle this but I’m laying it on you anyways: That’s right!!  The TEXATRON Initiative is PHASE TWO COMPLETE.  We have a radical cabinet, courtesy Austin’s own Retro Studios, a way over-powered PC donated by immaculate human Russell Fincher, and a sweet 21″ CRT thanks to the generosity of cinema-code […]

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TEXATRON Initiative: Phase Two

August 18th, 2011 by Adam · No Comments · TEXATRON

TEXATRON Initiative: Phase One Mission Log On Tuesday, Juegos attendees Paul Harrison and Will Marsden picked me up in a decadent white minivan, whereupon we drove up to north Austin to the secret headquarters of Nintendo satellite developer Retro Studios (Metroid Prime, Donkey Kong Country Returns).  Retro employee Matt Manchester met us out back by the […]

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Want to help us build the TEXATRON?

August 8th, 2011 by brandonnn · No Comments · TEXATRON

Thanks to everyone who came out yesterday afternoon to get a glimpse of what’s to come with our TEXATRON initiative! Alec gave an awesome speech about the philosophy & the friendship behind the Winnitron, we got a ton of positive feedback about bringing it to Austin, and a number of you have already expressed interest […]

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FANTASTIC ARCADE presents JUEGOS RANCHEROS: TEXATRON Edition

August 2nd, 2011 by brandonnn · 3 Comments · Events, TEXATRON

Did the home console kill off the arcade? Is the idea of gathering in a public space to play games together an outmoded concept of the early 80s? This Sunday, August 7th, at 4PM, our fourth edition of JUEGOS RANCHEROS at The Highball will prove those ideas wrong and be the launching point for the […]

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