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Use this tag only for questions about arcade gaming as a platform, or arcade gaming in general. Otherwise, do not add this tag to your question and just state that you are playing the arcade version of a game in the question body without using the tag. Use [emulation] for questions about playing arcade games in emulators.

Arcade video games are video games that are housed in an arcade cabinet, are coin-operated or accept other kinds of payment, and are typically found with other arcade games in public establishments such as arcades, amusement parks, restaurants, bars, and other entertainment venues.

Tag usage guidance

Use the tag only for questions about arcade gaming as a platform, or arcade gaming in general. This includes questions about arcade game hardware or, for multi-platform games, questions about a game’s arcade-specific features or interactions. Otherwise, do not use this tag, and just mention that you are playing the arcade version of a game in the question body without using the tag. See the relevant Arqade Meta post regarding the policy on platform tagging for more information: Platform Tags are Useless.

Use for questions about playing arcade games on emulators.