I've got a Polybius Arcade Cab (no, really) | Nostalgia Nerd

22 sep 2020
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So, I've got a Polybius cabinet... it's just smaller. You can jump on the KickStarter at nnerd.es/Polybius, and bag yourself your very own quarter scale Polybius arcade machine. The guys at Numskull are excellent chaps, so the hope is this video tips them over the funding goal.
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Kommentarer
  • No you don’t liar

    NortonHayleyNortonHayley12 dagar sedan
  • This has got to be clickbait right? D:

    Chuck BlazeChuck Blaze2 månader sedan
  • clickbait

    Anon PAnon P4 månader sedan
  • Clickbait. Shame on You moron.

    Hans NielsenHans Nielsen4 månader sedan
  • There's a Polybius cabinet in Oregon. No ones ever had any bad experiences or seizures while playing. I think the legends started because of the graphic style. Its not raster based. Game got pulled because of massive screen burn in.

    ᅚᅚQixᅚᅚQix5 månader sedan
  • How the hell do you play them if the screen and controls are so small?

    Jack BurtonJack Burton5 månader sedan
  • Pretty cool. Like New Wave Toys Replicade 1/6 scale change (token) machine USB hub. 👍🏼

    Stephen LozanoStephen Lozano5 månader sedan
  • Polybius was not a myth or fake. If the name is wrong, there were units in arcades into the 1990's. There were news stories about it. People had headaches and were affected when playing it. It was possible to play it for a long time and get good at it. The CIA and other spy agencies around the world do tests and have de-classified documents.

    SyncroScalesSyncroScales6 månader sedan
  • Wow, cash grab much.

    Dave JonesDave Jones6 månader sedan
  • Do quarter-size arcades machines typically include a quarter-size quarter?

    Chris DvorakChris Dvorak6 månader sedan
  • Someone dump the ROM of this

    Guilherme Fernandes / GuilhermeLogosGuilherme Fernandes / GuilhermeLogos7 månader sedan
  • polibus inst real

    h hh h7 månader sedan
  • Rip off video

    Noah LNoah L7 månader sedan
  • Expected a clever trolling. Got a long-form ad instead.

    Pete BrownPete Brown7 månader sedan
  • What a bummer, you usually have such quality videos.

    steve hurleysteve hurley7 månader sedan
  • Er, nice ad I guess

    ZedZed7 månader sedan
  • I want I want I want!!

    HellHell7 månader sedan
  • For anyone that hasn't seen Ahoy's video on Polybius yet, check it out.

    RednesswahnRednesswahn7 månader sedan
  • No thank you

    PopplioPopplio7 månader sedan
  • I'm disappointed.

    kwnagekwnage7 månader sedan
  • I had that red one!!!!

    Idiot StickIdiot Stick7 månader sedan
  • Polybius is nothing more than a joke. Playboys .. it’s a fu basically

    Fred ZoidburgFred Zoidburg7 månader sedan
  • Good to watch this, but it really confirms that the world has gone totally bonkers.

    NdlandingNdlanding7 månader sedan
  • When USB are mentioned, some of its retro-ness vibes evaporates!

    rashidiswrashidisw7 månader sedan
  • seems like im glad i did not order one honestly...

    FunkyFunky7 månader sedan
  • Not convinced that this will do much more than just gather dust and the over the top praise doesn't sit well - essentially an advertisement though to be fair the position is spelled out early on. Click bait title just to drive up views is a shame...

    Keith MilliganKeith Milligan7 månader sedan
  • Clickbait ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    EdouardEdouard7 månader sedan
  • Nostalgia Nerd: Makes video about Polybius myth Ahoy viewers: *yawn*

    jodudeitjodudeit7 månader sedan
  • Having pointless crap on a shelf is not a hobby

    john royjohn roy7 månader sedan
  • i'Ve GoT a PoLyBiUs ArCaDe CaB (nO, rEaLlY)

    Thomas KainThomas Kain7 månader sedan
  • Polybius is some irl SCP.

    AndrewAndrew7 månader sedan
  • This is pathetic; I really hope people unsubscribe from this channel.

    axon130axon1307 månader sedan
  • SEworld so trash, I only JUST got the noti for this, anybody else?

    NateNate7 månader sedan
  • The coin slots should officially work to turn it into a bank. For sh*ts & giggles, make it say CREDIT: XX when u add them. ;-)

    Steven McFlySteven McFly7 månader sedan
  • just fuck off with the clickbait

    J CJ C7 månader sedan
  • I thought he had the actual one not a mini remake

    Triston the gamerTriston the gamer7 månader sedan
  • dude, that's just a scam, but with extra editing steps (no, really)

    Double-O-TismDouble-O-Tism7 månader sedan
  • Full sized arcade cabinet [ ] Has the polybius game on it [ ] Can run other games on it [ ] Basically just a kids toy that won't be fun for more than a minute or two. And not more than 10 to a kid with lots patience and imagination. I think its the main reason people dislike the video. I expected something proper. If they had made a full sized cabinet that ran of a raspberry pi board and that shipped with a polybius game that would have been an interesting project for an interesting video. Because then you can get something interesting out of it. But this thing is not a proper cabinet and its not even a game.

    Henk van het InternetHenk van het Internet7 månader sedan
  • Well, they can't all be hits. Love your content, but gotta give a dislike to this one, this title is really stretching.

    Kwyjibo28372Kwyjibo283727 månader sedan
  • I can't fucking handle your clickbait titles anymore

    Pterodactyl Inc.Pterodactyl Inc.7 månader sedan
  • Am I only one that thinks they are hiding a game in there? so it'll be an easter egg to find through a button combination?

    Paul JPaul J7 månader sedan
  • Quarter cursed now.

    Warren FergusonWarren Ferguson7 månader sedan
  • Feels like you screwed up with this one NN. Not the kind of content I've come to expect from you. :(

    MrCalldeanMrCalldean7 månader sedan
  • Looks like the pcb inside driving the screen @4:44 is a basic mp4 player, of the type found inside video brochure cards. try plugging into that USB portbehind the LCD, and you'll find some video file for polybius.

    devicemodderdevicemodder7 månader sedan
  • I recommend watching Ahoy masterpiece video about "Polybius" history. And all the rest of his channel.

    OverRideOverRide7 månader sedan
  • Gpod job

    Trav PotsTrav Pots7 månader sedan
  • ooooooh ssssuuuuuuuurrre! Tʜᴇ ᴜɴsᴜʙsᴄʀɪʙᴇ ʙᴜᴛᴛᴏɴ ɪs ᴏɴᴇ ᴄʟɪᴄᴋ/ᴛᴏᴜᴄʜ ᴀᴡᴀʏ. ɪ ᴅɪᴅɴ'ᴛ ᴄᴏᴍᴇ ʜᴇʀᴇ ғᴏʀ ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜɪɴɢ ᴠɪᴅᴇᴏ's ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴀ ᴄʟɪᴄᴋʙᴀɪᴛ ᴛɪᴛʟᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴛʜᴜᴍʙɴᴀɪʟ!

    LondenTowerLondenTower7 månader sedan
  • This was in the arcade back in the day when I was in high school and I know of 2 incidences where the person who played it disappeared and was never found.

    BradfordBradford7 månader sedan
  • This video is great it shows how to start down the road of hording stuff and becoming a horder a mental disorder

    Black DragonBlack Dragon7 månader sedan
  • Untrue and non-heteronormative.

    Nell WatsonNell Watson7 månader sedan
  • I don’t know how you’ll be able to hack it, it’s not going to have a functional joystick. I think they best you’ll be able to do is run a Pi and a wireless controller like an 8bitdo

    Tom MalloyTom Malloy7 månader sedan
  • There is no such game as Polybius. It has been proven to be a hoax for some time now. The same applies to killswitch. These games DO NOT exist. Urban legend.

    BrainticketBrainticket7 månader sedan
  • So much misery in the comments.

    DoctorCrankyFlapsDoctorCrankyFlaps7 månader sedan
  • What the fuck where you guys expecting, a ghost arcade cabinet?

    Hunter KetchHunter Ketch7 månader sedan
  • Clickbait videos now? Time could of been far better spent putting the legwork in researching for a proper video.

    The Furthest Man From HomeThe Furthest Man From Home7 månader sedan
  • This was obviously clickbait, but I clicked

    RetroRocketRetroRocket7 månader sedan
  • Well that clickbait title was enough for me to unsubscribe. Good luck to ya.

    Adamas97Adamas977 månader sedan
    • Normally such awesome content hopefully this is a once off

      DarkSpawnDarkSpawn7 månader sedan
  • ehhhh... not sure about this.. this video.. feels more like an ad/sponsor kinda disappointing i'd say.. i would highly preffer more factually based videos, or atleast based on interesting things/culture, rather than a product

    EnderCryptEnderCrypt7 månader sedan
  • If anyone is wanting more info on Polybius, Ahoy has a really good video on it,

    Joshua FosterJoshua Foster7 månader sedan
  • I was expecting a real one. What a let down

    Ghost of HenryGhost of Henry7 månader sedan
  • Yeah and I have got the Polybius season pass 😂

    Adam CowoodAdam Cowood7 månader sedan
  • "No, really" (but no, not really)

    RyanRyan7 månader sedan
  • Thanks. Unsubscribed.

    Oliver TOliver T7 månader sedan
  • Anytime you upload a SEworld title that has the word "Polybius" you are going to be getting some "unwanted" attention.

    Timothy IsenhartTimothy Isenhart7 månader sedan
  • Is Ashens Jealous?

    Cricket EnglandCricket England7 månader sedan
  • What a shit advertisement and click bait. I've never wanted to downvote a million times so badly.

    David AnthropeDavid Anthrope7 månader sedan
  • Clickbait bs title. Thumbs down for you today, sir.

    darkowl9darkowl97 månader sedan
  • *NOSTALGIA NERD, YOU LIED TO US!*

    Seamus QuainSeamus Quain7 månader sedan
  • Anyone know what the background music at about 3:00 is?

    Dacoda NelsonDacoda Nelson7 månader sedan
  • Only cause 1/4 insanity

    retropcdurhamretropcdurham7 månader sedan
  • Aren't you supposed to disclose sponsorships?

    jaywalkersunitejaywalkersunite7 månader sedan
  • ugh, everyone and their mother has done a video on this silly game that wasn't even a game until everyone obsessed about it.

    David AnnettDavid Annett7 månader sedan
  • Profiting off a game that doesn't even exist. Imagine buying this crap.

    JaczobJaczob7 månader sedan
    • Some dumb twats will I see Kickstarter I stop watching "Let's buy a minute cabinet of a game that doesn't exist yayyy"

      DarkSpawnDarkSpawn7 månader sedan
    • At least it will serve as a power hub I suppose.

      Gloomy BlackfurGloomy Blackfur7 månader sedan
  • "Probably made up" is just a polite way of saying "fucking bullshit", isn't it?

    MisophoniqMisophoniq7 månader sedan
  • Haven't seen anything more useless for a long time! Why not make a game?

    DubmayerDubmayer7 månader sedan
  • Hardcore clickbait

    Hey_It’s_VeronicaHey_It’s_Veronica7 månader sedan
  • I just don't see the point. Why make a Polybius cabinet, if it doesn't play polybius?

    Sion JonesSion Jones7 månader sedan
    • Because Polybius doesn't exist.

      VxJasonxVVxJasonxV7 månader sedan
  • Ahoy did the best documentary on this, give it a look if you're curious.

    GotMurfGotMurf7 månader sedan
  • Jesus your microphone is atrocious. Good content but you need to upgrade your microphone

    SyCoREAPERSyCoREAPER7 månader sedan
  • are you telling me theres a polybius arcade machine in norwich??????? my home town?????!?!?!

    MarioRavioliMarioRavioli7 månader sedan
  • seworld.info/will/sKvOudWqiGOhvoE/video

    PC Socket 462 ecsviak7vzaPC Socket 462 ecsviak7vza7 månader sedan
    • @Jaczob sezoo?

      PC Socket 462 ecsviak7vzaPC Socket 462 ecsviak7vza7 månader sedan
    • Don't waste your time clicking this video. It's gay af.

      JaczobJaczob7 månader sedan
  • seworld.info/will/sKvOudWqiGOhvoE/video asd

    ZX Spectrum 128KZX Spectrum 128K7 månader sedan
    • @NUX cause 8 bit roolz PC droolz full screen animations r great!

      ZX Spectrum 128KZX Spectrum 128K7 månader sedan
    • omg im dying why u made me click that.... link X\

      NUXNUX7 månader sedan
    • Don't waste your time clicking this video. It's gay af.

      JaczobJaczob7 månader sedan
  • Lame

    Stonehead ;#Stonehead ;#7 månader sedan
  • The amount of bitchy, entitled little cry babies in these comments because of a slightly misleading video title... The guy creates unique, quality content for you all - which you view FOR FREE but the moment there's something to have a moan about you're on it like a shot. Anyone would think he just broke into your houses and pissed on your kids. Of all the click-baity, lazy content creators that just put out dross to their followers and you all choose to whinge about this? Embarrassing!

    James WJames W7 månader sedan
  • not* really

    MrSandman127MrSandman1277 månader sedan
  • You were in Portland and you didn't say hi?

    Anonymous FreakAnonymous Freak7 månader sedan
  • Excellent introduction to Polybius if you don't know about it. seworld.info/will/lW-8m77Jr5eZ3pc/video&ab_channel=Ahoy

    Wiggysan WiggysanWiggysan Wiggysan7 månader sedan
  • For that kind of money you could just buy Minter's Polybius 20 times over. Those currys aren't going to buy themselves.

    Stuart CoplandStuart Copland7 månader sedan
  • Clickbait dude. Disappointed man, Disappointed

    Oni BankOni Bank7 månader sedan
    • ​@Light i can see theres no really any point in me arguing with you, as your example of "proof that barack obamas real name is barack obema" is ridiculous, and the way you round of your comment "that its common knowledge that polybius doesn't actually exist unless you're a lobotomized goldfish" honestly, you sound like you have the mental maturity level of a 10 year old feel free to get the last word in against me if you want, but im not gonna waste my time with this convo (specifically with you) anymore

      EnderCryptEnderCrypt7 månader sedan
    • @EnderCrypt then if i made a video called "proof that barack obamas real name is barack obema" would that be clickbait i dont think so because its common knowledge that its barack obama and not barack obema in the same way that its common knowledge that polybius doesn't actually exist unless you're a lobotomized goldfish

      LightLight7 månader sedan
    • @Light that doesent make it any less clicbait, clickbait is when something (a title/thumbnail etc) tries to draw overt attention by using misleading/lying information it doesent matter if people "know" something already, clickbait more than often intended to make people doubt themself and click or just "click to make sure, just incase" your argument that "its not clickbait everyone knows it's a myth" would be just like justifying say.. scamming, because: "its not scamming, everyone already knows these tricks"

      EnderCryptEnderCrypt7 månader sedan
    • its not clickbait everyone knows it's a myth

      LightLight7 månader sedan
  • I'm waiting on The Bishop of Battle.

    fan1701fan17017 månader sedan
  • Love the AVGN polybius video

    Dr. TrichomeDr. Trichome7 månader sedan
  • Wow, a Polybius phone charger. How exciting.

    Slug KingslySlug Kingsly7 månader sedan
  • Cool. It's a $100 USB hub. That is such total crap, charging that price for something so fucking useless.

    UGU ZachUGU Zach7 månader sedan
    • @Jaczob To be entirely fair, they are prototypes. The finished versions will all have the USB hub. ...Power only. No data sharing with your useless desk ornament ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

      UGU ZachUGU Zach7 månader sedan
    • Don't forget the other pointless version which doesn't even have the USB hub...

      JaczobJaczob7 månader sedan
  • Stop calling it quarter size. You're not getting that tiny thing to take quarters! Gawd...That thing won't even take dimes, let alone a quarter..

    J. GreenJ. Green7 månader sedan
  • but is it "nice"?

    Stan LeeStan Lee7 månader sedan
  • WHAT, no game? EFFIN POINTLESS.

    Terry Wrist!!!!Terry Wrist!!!!7 månader sedan
  • My toenails moved back inside the moment you tried to pronounce "Sinneslöschen"

    DM GainaDM Gaina7 månader sedan
  • As much as I love your content, I could feel you weren't happy with this video. You've struggled to say anything positive that would be of actual substance. You sound kind of dead. The title is just straight up clickbait. This ain't it.

    Stebo.Stebo.7 månader sedan
  • THIS AINT SPOOKY

    BrianBrian7 månader sedan
  • I got to play a full size Polybius a couple years ago at the Free Play Florida videogame convention. It was well done, and the game itself was pretty fun. Vaguely like Tempest, but with subliminal messages and other little details. I was expecting this video to be about that machine. Instead it's about an expensive quarter scale USB power hub? Nah.

    Datan0deDatan0de7 månader sedan
    • you also didn't meet santa, sorry to break it to you

      Zenn22Zenn227 månader sedan
    • no you didn't lol

      Zenn22Zenn227 månader sedan
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