Used to go to a pizza place in Chicago (forget the name) and they had all the old school table top cabinets that were built into your table to eat. They had the Pac-Man's and Asteroids as well as I believe Centipede and maybe another I can't remember.
I say go for the coolness of getting the real deal even though you could build a MAME variant.
Used to own a pinball machine from the late 60's...loved that thing always a good conversation piece and the ladies loved it.
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