Local man cultivates community at vintage video game arcade Free Play Richardson

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    From Community Impact Newspaper:

    Local man cultivates community at vintage video game arcade Free Play Richardson

    Corey Hyden spent his teen years as a semiprofessional video gamer, but as an adult, he wanted to find a less time-consuming way to enjoy his hobby.

    “I needed a game that I could pick up, play for a few minutes and just be done with it,” Hyden said.
    Inspired by the memory of going to the arcade as a child, Hyden bought his first vintage game. Eventually, with more than 100 machines stored in a warehouse, he decided to open an arcade in his native Richardson.

    “I’ve been able to kind of time travel by buying all these really obscure games,” Hyden said.

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