They've already got the cool Lakeview neighborhood location, 37 retro video games, and those hard-to-find California craft beers like Green Flash and Brother Thelonius.
But the guys at Headquarters Beercade admit it: they still need your help.
Asteroids, Frogger, and Space Invaders may have already been installed, but the beer list remains unfinished and there's still room for a few more games — depending on what you've got in mind.
Request your own additions for games (and beers) through their website, or get even more interactive by ordering a craft brew on Mondays nights and getting four free games in return.
With flatscreens above brick fireplaces and a swanky Warhol-esque mural behind the sleek black bar, this isn't your little brother's arcade.
And, unlike Dave & Buster's, it's open until 2a (3a Saturdays) seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Looks like Galaga and Bacon Brown Ale are your newest holiday traditions.
Price: 2 (out of 4)
Noise: 4 (out of 4)
Subway: Brown Line to Diversey
Scene: Beer and video game nerds, with a healthy dose of Lakeview prep
Best bets: Mike Tyson's Punch Out; NBA Jams; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Nearby: DMK Burger Bar; Fish Bar; Paddy Long's