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      Tom Galbally on June 30, 2017

      I've waited so long for this, looks like it's finally going to happen. I'm really excited.

    2. Alpharius
      on June 10, 2017

      This is excellent news - can't wait for this! :)

    3. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on May 24, 2017

      Our project tracking currently is indicating July; after the first week, but before the end of the month. We've brought another programmer on, so things are picking up.

    4. Alpharius
      on May 24, 2017

      ...and another update!

      I certainly appreciate them, but the one I'm really looking forward to is the one that tells us when - and where - to preorder this! :)

    5. Alpharius
      on May 5, 2017

      ...and there's the update!

      Can't wait for the relaunch!

    6. Alpharius
      on May 4, 2017


      Still patiently (kinda!) waiting for an official update on when we can pre-order this fantastic system! :)

    7. Alpharius
      on April 20, 2017


    8. Alpharius
      on April 12, 2017

      Really looking forward to the launch of the new and improved Dreamcade!

      Any more clarity on when the pre-order date will be?

    9. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on March 31, 2017

      Hi Miguel,

      PM me with your desired login ID and properer e-mail address or send them to: support@dreamarcades.com and I'll the the administrator add them manually.

      Also, can you tell me, did you start the process and get kicked out or anything like that?
      There's only been 5 or 6 people signed up, so I can't believe your username is already taken.
      Just let us know your details and we'll get you fixed up and check the logs to see what happened.

      Sorry for the trouble!

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      Miguel Angel Ruiz on March 31, 2017

      Hi, when I try to register for the app it says my email and or username has been registered already, what can I do?

    11. Alpharius
      on March 30, 2017

      That is good news - thanks for the quick reply!

    12. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on March 29, 2017

      Alpharius, yes it will. We're thinking about 10,000+ in all (including Windows and Google store, as well as consoles). You'll be able to see some of them for yourself through the CART app. I think we'll send the backer's only link Monday or Tuesday.

    13. Alpharius
      on March 29, 2017

      The new version will still play ton of old school arcade games as well, right?

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      Justin Baze on March 29, 2017

      I'm ready to give you money as soon as you are ready to take it!

    15. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on March 29, 2017

      Yes, Miguel, it's coming--and there's a little something extra for you guys!

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      Miguel Angel Ruiz on March 29, 2017

      So happy to see the announcement, congratulations to everyone on the team, can we expect some news Kickstarter related??

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      Justin Baze on February 9, 2017

      Thank you for your reply. I'll be watching for your announcement with anticipation!

    18. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on February 9, 2017

      Hi Justin,

      I'm sorry I searched my inbox and I did miss your message. We're at the point were a lot of stuff has to be reviewed by attorneys before posting, but we are planning on making a big announcement soon.

      I thank everyone for their continued support; we are working diligently on the Replay.
      -Mike Ware

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      Justin Baze on February 9, 2017

      I emailed these guys but they didn't reply. Oh well....

    20. Alpharius
      on January 20, 2017

      An update!

      My kingdom for an update!

    21. Alpharius
      on December 24, 2016

      It is not back on yet, your 12 dollars is not counted towards anything, and I suspect they'll send out an update to all of the backers on this one which was cancelled, letting us know the new campaign has launched!

      I hope!

    22. Breeze Dorling on October 4, 2016

      So I'm confused I pledged 12 dollars and then it was canceled.

      So I get on and there is an update which confused me.

      Is it back on?
      Will my 12 dollars count
      When will I be charged

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      Justin Baze on October 4, 2016

      I've been looking at the NVIDIA Shield TV. I would rather buy something more like this Dream Arcade unit here and I was hoping for a little more communication regarding the status of this project.

      Last we heard was, "Just know that some good things are in the works, with more detailed updates to follow."

      Should we keep waiting or move on?

    24. Alpharius
      on October 4, 2016

      Yes, please?

      I am really looking forward to having one of these systems in by house - eventually! :)

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      Justin Baze on September 23, 2016

      Any updates would be appreciated!

    26. Alpharius
      on August 31, 2016

      Any updates on that update?

      Hopefully...a new anticipated launch date?

    27. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on August 5, 2016

      Just a quick update. We've been working on the software, mainly sorting out multi-player support on all the various emulators. We plan on posting a video update in the next week or two. We've also completed a lot of testing with 4K video and the sites/apps we've tested all run great with essentially no dropped frames. So, we'll be adding some 4K video support to the box.

      Since the Kickstarter closed we've been contacted with several opportunities, a couple of which we are pursuing, but no announcements yet. Depending on these developments, we are aiming to re-launch in a couple months. Just know that some good things are in the works, with more detailed updates to follow.

    28. Alpharius
      on August 5, 2016

      Same here, Wazzy!

      I'm eagerly awaiting the relaunch there - I need this system in my house, ASAP! :)

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      Wazzy Wizzock on August 3, 2016

      I check here almost daily to see if there's news, even though I know there is no need! I'm still convinced there must be a hugely successful product in here, and it's just a matter of getting people to see it in the same way.

    30. Alpharius
      on July 21, 2016

      Demo units to the right sites will help out - a lot!

      Do you have a projected re-launch date in mind yet?

    31. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on July 20, 2016

      We did consider doing separate Kickstarters, but decided against it. We will look at it again, but I think one thing we DO need to do is make the options clearer. I planing on removing the "Arcade Edition" and just offering a backer level with the wireless arcade controller.

      We are going to offer demo units to all major media outlets, as well as some of the bigger bloggers.

    32. Alpharius
      on July 19, 2016

      I didn't think so at all!

      I like the options, and I just think that a lack of pre-launch 'advertising' and possibly 'review copies/devices' are what sidelined us here.

      This campaign SHOULD be able to easily hit that funding goal. The 'children of the 80's' are now in their 40's and ready to spend money on nostalgia products done right and done well - like this fantastic arcade emulator!

    33. Chris Lamothe on July 18, 2016

      My two cents: those units were confusing, and almost deserve separate kickstarters.

    34. Alpharius
      on July 18, 2016


      While I realize that this is probably for the best, I'm still bummed! :(

      BUT - I WILL be back when you re-launch! :)

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      on July 15, 2016

      Perhaps with a relaunch you could be prepared to send out review units to major websites to help increase exposure, Any way to just get the console without the wireless controller? I'm one of those that prefer the N64 controller.

      I noticed Sega Saturn is absent from the list of consoles, Is it supported, I remember reading it was notoriously difficult to emulate.

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      Justin Baze on July 14, 2016

      I was hesitant to back at first because the price is expensive. After looking at specs, other options, and at Dream Arcades Inc. as a successful company, I felt completely comfortable backing this project and knowing that it is worth every penny.

    37. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on July 14, 2016


      Thanks for your feedback. I think you misunderstood the specs on the Dreamcade Replay. My guess is you are comparing this box to an Android ARM based system.
      The Replay actually has a smaller margin than retail products because we plan on selling direct to the consumer.

      It's hard to compare it to other micro PC's on the market, because none use as new of a chip as we are offering. But even micro PC's with older processors sell for the same or more. Some examples include Acer Aspire X, Dell Inspiron Micro Desktop, or the HP Pavilion 300. All of which use older/lower-end hardware than the Replay.

      Remember, you not only get the system, but also the controller, licensed games, and our custom software. When you factor in all that the Dreamcade Replay really is a good deal, especially with the Kickstarter pricing.

    38. DNA64 on July 13, 2016

      Overpriced. I will keep it at that.

    39. Matt
      on July 10, 2016

      A little worried now.

    40. Alpharius
      on July 8, 2016

      @ Dream Arcades - that is good to hear!

      I NEED this project to come to market, one way or the other.

      Regrouping with better upfront prep and media coverage may be necessary, and if it is, I'll be back for that too.

      BUT, I've not given up hope yet - we can still do this, here and now! :)

    41. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on July 7, 2016


      We appreciate your support and feedback. We're concerned about the campaign too, but there's still plenty of time and we are still working our media contacts. Check our Campaign updates for more info.

      Worst case scenario we will regroup and launch again. Dream Arcades has always had really good media coverage This is the first time we've launched a new product and not had lots of media interest--actually there is lots of interest, but it seems crowdfunding is being met with skepticism by most of the big media players. They want to see either samples or production units. The former, we can provide, but we just weren't prepared to have them before launch.

      We've learned a lot and if we can't reach our goal this time around, I am confident we'll be able to do it with the next go around.

    42. Stephen Whitney
      on July 7, 2016

      I love the project and am super psyched to get it but, I am starting to get worried. So are you going to reach the goal? Or lower the price of entry point, maybe have better deals with backer club or other groups to get more people pledging? I am totally psyched about the project but I am worried that your not going to reach your funding goal... In a worse case scenario are you still going to make the product without the support of backers or are you going to take it to another site with flexible funding where you still get to keep the pledged money even if it doesn't reach its goal? 60K in 14 days is certainly doable but at this pace we really need some momentum..... If that doesn't happen whats next or is the project just DOA.

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      Justin Baze on July 6, 2016

      Any chance of the Replay Classic being released if this Kickstarter campaign isn't successful?

    44. Alpharius
      on July 1, 2016

      Some pretty good movement the past three days - keep it up!

      I NEED this one to fund - please! :)

    45. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on June 29, 2016

      Thanks for all of the support! We are working on sites, big and small. We got a few hits today, and a few more coming. Hopefully soon they'll start building on each other.
      Like Lorien says, right now one of the the best ways to help is to follow us on Twitter, and retweet and adding #retrogaming is a great idea!
      Here's our latest tweet about the Dreamcade Replay from Baller Status:

    46. Hugh on June 29, 2016

      Yeah, seeing if you could get any of the big name gaming blog sites interested and to put together a post about your campaign would be huge and probably going to be your biggest source of backers. Hopefully a few of those guys like it.

    47. Lorien Green on June 29, 2016

      One thing we as backers can do to help is continue to post to social. It's perfectly fine to post more than once, especially to Twitter! Even Facebook is fine, if you post a different angle (like maybe share that test bed page with your friends, along with a link to the Kickstarter). If we want the word to get out, we CAN help with that. :) Here are some hashtags you can use related to #retrogaming: http://hashtagify.me/hashtag/retrogaming

    48. Alpharius
      on June 28, 2016

      No worries- just had to ask! ;)

    49. Dream Arcades Inc. 2-time creator on June 28, 2016

      Sorry Alpharius, even though I'm a lefty too, I don't think we'll have enough demand for a left-handed version.

    50. Alpharius
      on June 28, 2016

      Those are all great ideas!

      Now, about that version of the arcade controller with the buttons on the left side of the stick... :)

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