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May 2020 Retro Gaming Article


May 16, 2020 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

On the prowl for Fish & Chips, I hit up one of my favorite arcades for take-out, Flashback Retro Arcade Bar & Grille

Flashback Retro Arcade Bar & Grille
Ordering to-go food, merch and gift cards is a great way to help support local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Forced to close during the pandemic, Flashback is offering curbside pickup from their menu. I paid in advance, drove up and a guy in a Darth Vader costume brought out my food. Gotta like that! It's important to support local businesses these days. We can't play the games inside, but supporting them now gives hope they will bounce back when restrictions are lifted.

The barcade concept ignited a wave of nostalgia for those who grew up in 80s and 90s arcades. Imagine if your favorite bar suddenly added retro arcade games to it's floor! That's the barcade idea and one opened in my area last year. The Flashback Retro Arcade Bar & Grille has a great selection of retro arcade games and although they are a bar, underage kids can play games before 8:00pm, when accompanied by an adult!

I've brought my son here a few times and it brings out the kid in me! We both love playing retro games at home, but it's a lot of fun to share the real experience with him in an arcade setting. The barcade is a wonderful concept. Support your local arcades during these tough times!

Flashback Retro Arcade Bar & Grille

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