I started making plans to have the Scoreboard grow into becoming the “crossroads” of gaming. It was perfectly fine that the scoreboard had existed so far as a free service to help all the arcades, but I thought of all the fun we would all have if the players came to Twin Galaxies to prove themselves in person in front of myself and, my partner, Jon Bloch.
As this process began in my brain, I saw that everyone who was aware of the existence of Twin Galaxies already associated us with Ottumwa. Because Ottumwa was a mere 24 miles away from Fairfield, where Jon Bloch and I lived, we automatically treated it as our headquarters. So, for convenience sake, the mail submissions and phone calls directed at the Twin Galaxies International Scoreboard went to the Ottumwa arcade.
In August, I orchestrated a North Carolina vs. California team-based playoff. I went to North Carolina to participate in this one in person. It was wonderful, but the Defender event and the ….
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