1) Castle Park(?) in North Hollywood - they had lots of games, I believe also miniature golf and water slides. I think this place had the only cockpit Star Trek I ever saw along with the only Armor..Attack I remember playing.
2) Chuck E. Cheese in Panorama City(?) - I remember it for being the only place that had Moon Cresta, which I loved even though it beat me ragged. And I loved their pizza.
3) The Sega Center in the Sherman Oaks Galleria - One of the only places I frequented that had Omega Race. And a Space Fury which I stupidly ignored because I hated the talking alien head. But back then there were so many new, cool games coming out it didn't seem like a big deal.
4) The arcade next to Space Mountain at Disneyland - They had one of the only Tail Gunners I could find, they also had a couple Space Duels and air hockey tables. And Tron, of course.
5) Castle Park in Sherman Oaks - Lots of games, miniature golf and batting cages. Close to my high school so I ended up there often.
There are a few others that I can't put names to, they weren't that great in terms of number of games but one small one had a Polaris (which I love), the arcade closest to my house was the first place I ever saw Tempest and the only arcade with a Space Firebird, I remember the Sears in the Northridge Mall had Canyon Bomber (which to that point I thought was only an Atari 2600 cartridge), I really really miss those years.
Damn you, now I think I'll look online for some arcade game flyers I'm missing.
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