#23-SO_VR Reality Check, Crane Games, Gashapon and the Charm of Collectible Gameplay

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Dive headfirst into the vibrant future of location-based entertainment with us! Get ready to unlock the secrets behind the success of virtual reality’s decade-long resurgence rollercoaster and the thrill of victory in skill-based crane games. Experience the enchantment of Gashapon and crane games with a historical twist, and understand why having an in-house maintenance team is a game-changer for entertainment venues.

Join Kevin Williams and the LBX Collective as we dissect the interplay between collectibles and interactive gameplay, revealing how this dynamic duo is revolutionizing the arcade entertainment industry. Discover how Asia’s amusement gaming trends are captivating Western audiences and learn why marrying attractive, Instagrammable venues with quality merchandise is a recipe for success. We also celebrate the inventive integration of new kiosk franchise operations like Kiddleton by Gender, which merge the nostalgic allure of collectibles with the adrenaline of interactive gameplay.

Stay ahead of the curve as we share a unique approach to enhancing guest experiences, targeting an often-overlooked demographic—bored mothers at children’s facilities. The excitement of winning stylish women’s shoes from a crane machine is more than just entertainment; it’s a strategic move that creates unforgettable moments and drives engagement. Subscribe for weekly insights that will help you master the art of experience entertainment. Until our next episode, keep pushing boundaries and seizing opportunities in the ever-evolving world of amusement!

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The brainchild of two location-based experience enthusiasts, Christine Buhr and Brandon Willey, the LBX Collective aims to inform and educate, create opportunities to connect with industry peers, and to spur collaboration, discourse, and cross-pollination of ideas.

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