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Centipede was released for the arcade by Atari in 1981. It's a game where you swerve back and forth as you fire at bugs and try not to get eaten. Halt and Catch Fire featured it in its very first episode and again in its series finale, proving once and for all the show is more than just the sum of its characters and the cultural time capsules they interact in.


I've always wanted an arcade cabinet of my own, but I don't have the materials, tools or the know-how to get started. Fortunately that's no problem for Matt Shaw, an Adelaide gamer who has enjoyed a little bit of internet fame after he decided to transform an unloved wine barrel into something special.