Polygon's Willie Clark finds out what it's like to operate a video arcade in an age of pocket supercomputers, of Dave and Buster, of booming rents.
"There really is an obsolescence factor with these things," Horne says. "There's going to come a point where they're just going to get more and more rare."
That just reinforces one of the most important points Horne stresses when it comes to opening an arcade bar.
"It's very important to have a very good video game repairman," Horne says. "It's very important. Probably the number one thing. And bring your patience when it comes to sourcing the games."
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