MAME cabinet on a budget

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MAME cabinet on a budget

Steve DeGroof built a MAME cabinet almost entirely from materials found around his house. Total cost of purchased materials: ~$100. Check out the build photos and comments on how he did it. Link.

Previous MAME project here.

8 thoughts on “MAME cabinet on a budget

  1. paulsw says:

    I’m sorry, but this belongs on CrapMAME

    “There are some truths in life that some people are not willing to accept; All babies are not cute, all old ladies are not sweet, not every man’s wife is beautiful, and YOUR MAME CABINET PROBABLY SUCKS.”

  2. Steve_DeGroof says:

    Yeah, it’s not pretty. Looks a bit too much like a washer-dyer combo, if you ask me. On the other hand, it was cheap, it actually works and it’s sturdy enough to stand up to my kids.

  3. philliptorrone says:

    i linda like it – it’s made from all the stuff you had (it’s standing up to kids, as you mentioned) and it looks like the old 3d hologram game from the 80s!

  4. Steve_DeGroof says:

    //(it’s standing up to kids, as you mentioned)//

    Well, it did recently take a bit of punishment from a two-year-old armed with crayons. Fortunately, it’s reasonably washable.

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