2013 Event Sponsors
The Midwest Gaming Classic would not be possible without the great support of our sponsors from all aspects of the electronic gaming industry! Whether old or new, big or small, the following are the companies who make this unique public trade show possible!
Are you a company, group or individual interested in helping to make the Midwest Gaming Classic grow? Take a look at our sponsor and vendor information page for details on getting a booth at one of the most unique public electronic gaming trade shows in the world!
ACKlein Photography | Arcade Adventures, Inc. | AVC Online | Klein Electric | Neville Public Museum | Panini America, Inc | Paul Reno's Home Game Room Supply | Trade-N-Games | Tursiops Truncatus Studios
All Castle Games is a family owned & operated amusement company based in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. We pride ourselves on clean, fun, and WORKING games. Simply put, Great Games = Great Times! All Castle Games offers a multitude of services including revenue sharing partnership opportunities (let us turn your unused space into profits!), commercial game room layout and design consultation, arcade game and pinball restoration, on-site emergency repair service, and used amusement game sales. Drop by our web site today for more information, we look forward to meeting you at the show!
Web site: http://www.allcastlegames.com/
The GOAT Store, LLC is one of the largest classic game stores online, featuring everything from the Intellivision and 2600 to the Dreamcast and more! With over 10,000 unique products in stock, if you are looking for a rare game to complete your collection or an old favorite just to play again, you can find it at the GOAT Store, LLC. They are Your One-Stop Classic Gaming Shop! The GOAT Store, LLC will also have their stock of new Dreamcast games available for play and purchase at the show.
Web site: http://www.goatstore.com/
Veteran arcade industry figure Jack Guarnieri has been in the amusement industry since 1975 when he began by servicing electro-mechanical pinball machines. Since then he has participated and led in all sides of the industry, from developing amusement centers, designing games, creating the online site PinballSales.com in 1999 and even bringing Shuffle Alley back to life with ShuffleAlley.com
Jersey Jack Pinball , Inc. was founded because of a need that Jack saw in the industry for a premium, no-compromise pinball machines. Games built with passion and games that are fun to play which will become treasured for years to come. Make sure to check out Jersey Jack Pinball's first game - Wizard of Oz - at this year's Midwest Gaming Classic
Web site: http://www.jerseyjackpinball.com/
Madison Media Institute is a college of Media Arts with locations in Minneapolis, MN and Madison, WI. With a focus on hands-on experience and individualized attention, students at MMI learn valuable skills from experienced professionals. With a variety of media arts programs, from designing video games and mobile apps, to sound engineering and video editing, to graphic arts and web design. Madison Media Institute will help you on your way to achieving your dreams. For more information, check out our website and get started on an exciting career in media arts today!
Web site: http://www.mediainstitute.edu
MGC Staff Photographer Tonia Klein of ACKlein Photography has been selected as a finalist for an artist-in-residence program at a leading Milwaukee Hotel! Please drop by the site and vote for her as she enters the final stages of this contest. If you've enjoyed any of the pictures on this site, or from the Mario & Luigi Party from the last few years, please make sure to stop by daily to add your vote! Every vote counts, let's win one for the gamers!
Arcade Adventures, Inc. is who you want to talk with whether you are interested in buying, selling or repairing your arcade video and pinball machines! Located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, Arcade Adventures, Inc is a company run by collectors who find the best new and used equipment to sell to other collectors. If you want a great arcade video or pinball machine for your home game room, you want to talk with Arcade Adventures, Inc!
Arcade Adventures, Inc. -- Crystal Lake, IL 60014 -- 815-788-9296
Web site: http://www.arcadeadventures.com/
AVC Online (formerly Atari Video Club) is a club for Atari fans which organizes online discussions,develops games for the Atari 2600 and hosts the Video Game Summit. On top of all of this, AVC Online has been supporting the Atari Jaguar Festival since 1997! This year, AVC Online will again help to host the "Jagfest" section and will be displaying the Jagfest fanzine issues that AVC Online created with brand new covers!
Web site: http://avc.atari-users.net/
Are you redoing a room to create a game room? Need to have electrial run for your machines? Klein Electric is the name you need to know in the Milwaukee area! With years of service and experience with creating both home game room electrical grids and the grid for the arcade room (known as the Doc Oct power supply) at the Midwest Gaming Classic, Klein Electric will get your work done so you can have the ULTIMATE game room! Call them at 414-526-0183 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote today!
The Golden Age of Video Arcade Game from the collection of Bradley Czech. Visit the video arcade with the flashing lights, staccato sounds, and exciting, interactive fun. Explore the art, history and science of the golden age of video games from the 1970s and 1980s. This colorful, playful exhibit of 80-plus restored and refurbished vintage video games will be in both large 2nd floor galleries. Some games will be playable! All are on loan from Bradley Czech, a local collector. (May 25 to September 2, 2013)
Neville Public Museum
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303
Panini America, Inc is your leading trading card manufacturer! With tons of great sets and series and the only license to print cards for the NBA, Panini America has products to satisfy the biggest card collectors as well as the brand new trading card fans. Don't miss Adrenalyn XL, the new trading card game from Panini which allows you to play with your favorite stars online against friends or foes! For great cards, Panini is the only name you need to know!
Web site: http://www.paniniamerica.net/
Paul Reno's Home Game Room Supply is the name you need to know if you are looking to supply your home gameroom with pinball machines, arcade video games, or other amusement devices! Specializing in pinball, Home Game Room Supply features an always changing selection of the greatest games, reconditioned and ready to move into your home! If you are ready to buy a new machine for your home gameroom, call home gameroom supply at 262-835-2892 for an up-to-date list of machines they have available!
Trade-n-games is excited to return for the 7th year as both a vendor and sponsor of the show with their largest booth and selection ever! They are bringing more current generation games and accessories and even more retro goodness for all.
Web site: http://www.tradengames.com/
Tursiops Truncatus Studios is an independent game design shop based in Madison, Wisconsin, which has grown up out of seeds planted making freeware out of a college dorm in the late 90's. Their iOS debut game, Primrows, is an addicting blend of dice games and your favorite newspaper puzzles. Also available for PC is the first installment of the Unseen saga, an innovative game that challenges you to rely on new senses by taking your vision away. Their current project in development, The Day We Fought Space, is a fast-paced pulp sci-fi shoot 'em up that lets you team up with pilots everywhere in a campaign to liberate the planet.
Web site: http://www.tursiops.cc/
Be a hog about the rock you listen to. Be a hog about the games you play. It is all good with WHQG 102.9 FM the Hog sponsoring and promoting the Midwest Gaming Classic! Milwaukee's most popular rock station will be promoting the Midwest Gaming Classic leading up to the event, offering chances to win tickets to the show and much more! At the show, you'll want to make sure to join the Hog as they broadcast and take you on in games both old and new.
Web site: http://www.1029thehog.com
FM 102/1 is the only alternative music station in Milwaukee. It plays the soundtrack of Gen X and reflects new and exciting music trends. What a perfect match for Midwest Gaming Classic! Check out 102/1 a couple of weeks prior to the show for all the show details and your chance to win free tickets. FM 102/1. Independent. Alternative. Radio.
Web site: http://www.fm1021milwaukee.com/
The PinGame Journal is the world's foremost magazine publication covering the pinball hobby! Featuring articles about new machines, old machines,designers, shows, restoration, and every other facet of the pinball hobby that you can imagine, the PinGame Journal is a magazine no pinball collector should be without! Make sure to stop by the PinGame Journal at the Midwest Gaming Classic to check out the magazine and sign up to become a subscriber!
Web site: http://www.pingamejournal.com/
The Shepherd Express is Milwaukee's independent newspaper! The Shepherd Express covers the local news that the other papers don't, and dos so with great style. On top of that, the Shepherd Express remains free! Make sure to pick up your copy at many different locations throughout town.
Web site: http://expressmilwaukee.com/