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Willis Donkey Kong cpo

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Here we have the famous, or infamous, Willis Donkey Kong cpo. I think this one went a long way towards creating the bad reputation Willis developed with arcade collectors and its easy to see why.

donkey kong cpo

The original control panel overlay was reverse printed on a thick piece of plexi which made it quite durable but prone to scratching or graffiti. The reproduction was made in the same way Willis made all their products, reverse printed on lexan material with 3M adhesive. (more…)

Steve Wiebe live chat on CoinOpSpace

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Chat live with Steve Wiebe!

On April 15th 2009 Steve Wiebe will be on CoinOpSpace, participating in a live group chat event with Donkey Kong fans and general coin-op enthusiasts. Steve is the latest in a monthly series of live chat sessions that has seen the likes of Tim Skelly, Owen Rubin, Jeff Kulczycki and Brian Colin.

If you aren’t a Donkey Kong fan, and somehow have been living under a rock for the past two years, Steve Wiebe is one of the best Donkey Kong players in the world and starred in the movie King of Kong, a documentary about his quest for the top score. Steve has one of the only 1,000,000 point scores ever recorded in public, and is one heck of a nice guy to boot. is a brand new website for arcade, pinball and console enthusiasts to connect and share stories. isn’t just a forum based website, but has every feature for sharing your collection and restoration hobby that you could possibly imagine. There are advanced customizable profiles, photo hosting, a live chat section, hosted blogs, videos and so much more. In the coming months we hope to connect collectors with more arcade game and pinball creators to ask those questions about your favorite games you’ve been dying to know.

To participate in the Steve Wiebe chat you need to sign up for the website and then you can RVSP for the Steve Wiebe chat through the Events page. While you are there take a look at the other planned events or even submit ideas for new ones.

More information about Steve Wiebe and the live chat can be found over at Rotheblog, Jeff’s personal blog about all things arcade.

Jump on CoinOpSpace, sign up for the event and join us for what should be a lively chat session with the King of Kong!