Hello all. My name is Kyle Farach and I plan on starting an arcade in Atlanta, Georgia within 2 years. I am a senior at Florida State University, graduating soon with a certificate in entrepreneurship and a BA in Business Management. I simply love arcade gaming along with the social environment and competitive spirit it creates. Today, and for many days, I will need the help and feedback from the fighting game community.
I NEED YOU to help me answer questions about what is needed to create a top tier arcade experience.
I have many questions, but here is my idea. Instead of strictly an arcade lair of competitive gaming, I’m starting to see the advantages that a BAR coupled with an ARCADE create. By widening the squeezed market of competitive video game players (which I’m starting to see grow?), a bar gives an arcade an older, club/lounge twist. People can relax at happy hour and grab a brew or get smashed on Friday night. From research, the newly established INSERT COINS in the Fremont East District of Las Vegas has seemingly blended the two elements together. Their success is obvious. Check them out if you haven’t already.
But yes I have some questions. Please feel free to answer broadly or get as specific as you need to for the following topics.
- General thoughts or concerns
- Video game selection
- Atlanta Culture
Please let me know if you have any QUESTIONS and I will get back to them as soon as I can. THANK YOU for your help.