Aug 31, 2023
After the crash, a new type of venue emerged as the dominant
force in coin operated video games, the family entertainment
center. No longer just video games, but a mix of mini golf,
redemption games, food counters and more, this new destination
would prove an ever evolving type of business very much at the
whims of a fickle public.
Our guest, Ed Pearson, navigated these tempestuos waters for
almost 15 years as manager of the legendary Seattle Funplex before
moving on to ever bigger facilities as the family entertainment
business continued to evolve past its arcade roots.
Recorded June 2022.
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