I'd prefer $5 cover fee for all-day play; i.e. Friday or Saturday - if you aren't planning on staying long, play for free, or whatever feels fair. I also accept payment in form of snacks, candy and help maintaining the machine. If you help me with fixing my pads, or more properly mounting my monitor in the cabinet - I could see free games for life being in your future quickly.
-OpenITG Beta 3 running on stripped Windows 7
-Network based management for easy addition/subtraction of songs
-Originally a KOR 3rd mix; upgraded to Extreme and now modded to oITG using MiniMaid.
-Working lights thanks to MiniMaid
Song pack info:
-Custom songs enabled, computer is on side shelf temporarily until I install a USB Hub.
-All DDR Packs, Beyond Legends, Reach's singles, ITG 1-3 any pack/simfile available on request
-Oak Harbor, WA - on beautiful Whidbey Island: PM for exact address
-Ferry is faster if you schedule your trip around it; Deception pass if not.
-Availability is up to my work schedule; typically will be available 8am-10pm Friday & Saturday - call in advance, especially for any other days
-Parking is a pain; park on the street or at the church.
-Futon for chilling between rounds
-Water is free as it should be
-Food is expensive - bring your own.
-No horseplay (or at least keep it minimal) I don't want stuff getting broken
-Keep it (relatively) quiet - I have neighbors and a roommate
-Fair rotation - DON'T HOG THE MACHINE.
-My house, my rules - if I deem your behavior inappropriate I will discuss it with you.
-If I ask you to leave, please do so; I'd prefer to avoid drama.
-Closing time is closing time, I have to sleep, and I don't wan't the cops called on me for being loud past 10 for you playing. If I offer for you to stay or I myself decide to play later, that's on me.
On the note of inappropriate behavior - I don't have a one strike your out or three strikes policy, things will be handled on a case by case basis; if you insult someone, I'll probably just talk to you about being respectful over other people. If you punch someone in the face, you should probably just go. In general I trust the DDR/ITG community to be respectful of one-another. Just have some common sense.
Personal opinion of pad condition:
9 10 7 7
9 10 7 7
Issues (in rough order of importance):
-P1 Up has trouble with holds
-P2 Down is sometimes unresponsive
-P1 & 2 are generally under sensitive (think "7 out of 10")
-Monitor sits approximately 1" too low in cabinet
-Monitor glass isn't installed (see above)
-Bar compartment panels not installed (currently - should be soon enough)
-P1 Menu Right button is missing a piece on the left side
-P1 Menu Left button light diffusion panel is cracked
Currently on Order:
-LED replacements for CCFL tubes
-New sockets for header lights
-New ballast for Marquee light
-New Menu buttons
-New screws for pads & cabinet
Received but haven't installed:
-New corner bumpers
-New pad hose
-New hose junction boxes
-New monitor installed
-Leather pads installed on bars (I have non slip grips for those who prefer no leather; as I do)
-Bars powder coated
-Pads given a quick clean internally (nothing to in depth)
-Panels for pads given a thorough clean (dawn & water soak -> air dry and reinstalled)
Ignore the lack of bars/clutter in this shot, it's just to give you an idea of the setup, things have moved a bit but this is roughly it:
Event type info:
IF I hold some sort of event/party for DDR/ITG players, I will likely provide some sort of snackage; including other beverages besides water. In the event that I do, be mindful of my neighbors, and the lack of parking in my immediate area. Extra snacks/drinks obviously welcome in these kinds of situations - Food is expensive, yo. These types of things WILL be publicized in advance.
Some other notes:
Unfortunately I will likely only be in the PNW until July of next year. After that I plan on returning to my homeland of Colorado to attend College and hopefully find a new source of employment. I'd really like to get to know the community up here as I haven't been as active as I could during the last 4 years I've been here. I had a lot of priorities to sort through and now I'm finally at a point where I can focus on things I love. My time here is short but I'm sure I'll get to meet great people.
Finally, contact information:
You can call or text me at 720-951-3560 between 10am and 10pm; if I don't answer I'm probably at work, leave a message. You can also drop me a PM here, Zenius, Boxorroxors (zero) or Facebook.
I will attempt to keep this updated as I repair the machine.
P.S. If you are decent with metalworking/woodworking, I would love some help making some brackets to make this monitor fit correctly.