Here is the appearance of purchaser as supplied at the Arcade
:-- looked like a military gentleman; tall, dark, and rather dressy; fine Roman nose (quite so), carefully trimmed moustache going grey (not at all); hair thin and thoughtfully distributed over the head like fiddlestrings, as if to make the most of it (pah!); dusted chair with handkerchief before sitting down on it, and had other oldmaidish ways (I should like to know what they are); tediously polite, but no talker; bored face; age forty-five if a day (a lie); was accompanied by an enormous yellow dog with sore eyes.
Those have now been outlawed and the arcades
allowed only four machines with a pounds 500 prize for a pounds 1 stake, cutting arcade
in seaside resorts like Whitley Bay are under threat, the Conservatives have warned.
Trolling through the arcades
, Martin Amis thought gamers--"intense, thin-lipped characters, whose fantasy lives are dearly of martial bent"--were seeking more than a vicarious experience.
When Aparicio+Fernandez-Elorza were asked to create an architectural documentation centre and lecture theatre in the arcades
of the Nuevos Ministerios on the Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid, they adopted two principles: first, the existing should be modified only when absolutely necessary and, second, resulting spaces should be created to offer maximum flexibility.
are on the decline, the joy and fun of playing on an arcade
machine hasn't been lost."
The Malaysian government on Wednesday slapped a ban on video game arcades
, saying such outlets are the cause of social ills like gambling.
said Wednesday it will introduce IC card-based payment at its amusement arcades
on a trial basis starting in July, using an IC card system developed by Schlumberger Ltd.
Walter Benjamin, The Arcades
Project, translated by Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin.
Previous research has shown that there are many motivations to visit arcades
for teenaged youth.
The Executive Yuan's Consumer Protection Committee and the Consumers' Foundation released the results of an investigation which found that 70 percent of claw machine arcades
sold illegal goods and violated at least seven laws and regulations and many are within 100 meters of schools.
CARDIFF'S historic arcades
have been a mainstay of the capital's shopping scene for more than a century - and now the battle is on to find the city's favourite arcade