My only real experiences of arcades was on ferries across the channel to France, you know the P&O stuff. I wonder if they still have arcades on board with new stuff?
Anyway I always remember my first encounter with Outrun at about 10 years old but the stand up version and Ghouls and Ghosts. Usually being so young, I had no money so had to watch others like that irritating brat hanging around whilst the teenagers hogged the cabinets.
Funny times when the sea was choppy - the whole boat leaning to one side whilst trying to steer the Ferrari in Outrun