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Address: 400 S. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone Number: 14178313665
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Description: OPEN Wednesday through Saturday from 4PM to 11PM - Located in downtown...
OPEN Wednesday through Saturday from 4PM to 11PM - Located in downtown Springfield Missouri. Pay $5 at the door and play all the classic video games you want & pinball is just a quarter! Featuring games from the 80's! 1984 is THE 80's arcade! Stop in and get your 80's on in style. We have the games, the music, and the vibe from the greatest decade ever! Need a place to host your next event or party? We offer private events and party room rentals. 1984 features over 60 of the greatest hits from the arcades of the 80's. We are especially proud of our collection of Vector games like Asteroids, Deluxe Asteroids, Gravitar, Tempest and BattleZone! You will find almost all the classics here including Space Invaders, Ms. Pac Man, Centipede, Donkey Kong, Pole Position and many more. Of course we offer parties and an 80's vibe, complete with music videos from ABC to ZZTop. 1984 is located across from the downtown YMCA on Jefferson Street in Downtown Springfield Missouri. From National go West on Walnut, Turn South On Jefferson (its a one way street!) and We are immediately on the Left Hand Side Of the Road. Family Friendly, No Smoking, No Booze... Just Fun with Friends!
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They have games I had forgotten about!!! Tempest, Rally X.....totally awesome!!! Atmosphere, people are totally cool!!!! Ferris Buller playing on an old console TV.....you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

They have games I had forgotten about!!! Tempest, Rally X.....totally awesome!!! Atmosphere, people are totally cool!!!! Ferris Buller playing on an old console TV.....you definitely get your monies worth!!!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This place was great. Pay a flat price to get in and all the arcades games are free... The pinball machines cost money, but not bad at 50 cents per pinball game considering how much more repair and maintenance they need versus the arcade games. That said, their Pinball machines ALL worked and they had some rare 'collector' titles available... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I didn't think this place was that great. It's cheap unless you want to play pinball. That costs extra. I prefer a more modern arcade, but I realize part of the appeal of this is the "vintage" feel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I could have, oh wait I did stay here all night! If you grew up in the 80's and played video game you must go here! We paid $5 a person to get in and all the games are free(except pin ball and they are 50 cents) here are just some of the games! PAC man and miss PAC man,... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great flashback to my childhood! You pay a flat cost to go in and you can play any of the retro video games (think PacMan, Frogger, Centipede, Galaga, etc.) The pinball games do cost you, though (50-75 cents). You can stay as long as you like. They have some snacks for sale. They play 80's music. It's a great place... More 

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Warrensburg, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was so much fun. It is an 80's themed arcade. You pay five bucks and can play all of the games you want. The only ones that cost are the pinball machines. There is an incredible selection on both floors. The best thing is you can leave and come back. All you have to do is tell them you... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

What a wonderful reminiscent experience. My hubby and I took the grandkids and we had a blast! It was so great to see the kids revel in our nostalgic play! They want to go back here more than they wanted to go back to Wolf Lodge! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. You have to come see the pinball machines, the old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a great experience for myself and two of my sons (age 11 &13). We played for about 3 hours for only $5 each. Lots of wonderful games and very friendly staff. This will be a regular place to visit when we come to Springfield. This was also an opportunity to beat these young guys at video games....something I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our family visited this arcade while on vacation. We LOVED it! It was the highlight of our trip! My husband and I had loved arcades as teens and it was fun to show our teens what arcades were like. The décor brought back great memories. The owners were friendly and made the visit exceptional. If we lived in the area,... More 

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Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This basic old school arcade was a fun time to visit over the New Years hustle and bustle. Lots of games and not a long wait for most. Most people were respectful of other wanting to play the games. We went with another couple and we all had a good time. You can spend an hour to a few hours... More 

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