Video Decay by Arizona-based photographer Thomas Schultz

Wandering in a small mining town in Arizona, Thomas Schultz came across a garage containing old arcade cabinets. Star Wars or Zaxxon, these popular games from the past are now covered in dust.

You might feel sad seeing these once-glorious machines slowly rusting under the hot Arizona sun. They are the symbols of a long-gone era when arcades were the gathering point of all the youngsters of the area. Decay often makes for beautiful images, but please, pack up your nostalgia. It’s not like you would trade one of these machines for your PS3, right? via Amusement

Agreed, these are sad yet beautiful images. With that said, we would totally trade our PS3 or Xbox for ANY of these vintage machines. A working/pristine arcade video game, that is…


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