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Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Watch what the actor behind Kung Lao, Anthony Marquez, does when he isn’t ripping out spines and defending the Earthrealm, it turns out he’s the frontman of his own band – Kung Lao and the Scorpions! Mixing Bruce Lee with Jon Bon Jovi, this is going to be an TOASTY show you don’t want to miss!

Lords of the Trident

Lords of the Trident

Lords of the Trident

Lords of the Trident

With METAL so pure that only diamonds can scratch it (and even the diamonds get hurt and run away!), Lords of the Trident is here to melt your face with the most incredible metal mix of battle and bloodshed! Seriously, these guys are awesome, and you should check them out at the most metal website on Earth and join them as they make Friday night at Game Nights the most metal night EVAR!

Mechanical Life Vein

Mechanical Life Vein

Mechanical Life Vein

Mechanical Life Vein

This experimental video game rock group performs classic NES-era soundtracks alongside LIVE video game playing! At the mercy of their player will be playing the 1986 NES game Metroid, the band provides the soundtrack and effects like a malfunctioning NTSC 60hz sound chip! This is a performance you don’t want to miss!

PLAY

$5* MTG Drafts

$5* MTG Drafts

$5* MTG Drafts

$5* MTG Drafts

Draft the some of the recent, awesome Magic: The Gathering sets for JUST $5 if you’re a whole session ticket holder, or just $10 if you’re a single session holder! For your money, you’ll get three packs (generally, $12!) to create a 40 card deck with, and then face off against friends and foes alike to prove you’re the best mage around! Both Kaldheim and Zendikar Rising will be available for purchase and play!

Arcade Alley

Arcade Alley

Get together and challenge each other on some of the most fun arcade multiplayer games ever devised! With any luck, this will be the first chance for you to check out our brand new MGC Arcade Game Library!
Board Game Library

Board Game Library

Board Game Library

Board Game Library

We’re breaking out over 100 great tabletop games that you can borrow and play, including some classics, and some that are a bit NSFMGC, if you catch what we mean! Bring your sense of humor and bust out a game!

Multiplayer Console Bash

Multiplayer Console Bash

We’re busting out some of the best 4 (or more!) player games ever created on systems like the N64, GameCube, Dreamcast, 2600, SNES and Playstation! Come and challenge or cooperate with friends new and old to see how you do!
Pinball Power Pack

Pinball Power Pack

Pinball Power Pack

Pinball Power Pack

The MGC has been collecting an epic set of pinball machines to share! We’re planning to bring the games you don’t see often, as many of these had production runs of under 1000 games! Our line up is anticipated to include Full Throttle (2015), 3 Coins (1962), Viper Night Drivin’ (1998), Big Buck Hunter (2009), Speedway (1948), Rob Zombie (2016), Orbitor 1 (1982), Alvin G Soccer Ball (1991), WWF Royal Rumble (1994), Rollergames (1990), Spanish Eyes (1971), Solar City (1977), Caribbean Cruise (1989), the Mandalorian (2021) and of course, the game that features C+C Music Factory, Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)!
Skee Ball

Skee Ball

Skee Ball

Skee Ball

Instructions 1. Firmly cup the ball in your hand. 2. Thrust the ball toward the hole. 3. Score!
The Mandalorian Pinball

The Mandalorian Pinball

The Mandalorian Pinball

The Mandalorian Pinball

You’ve seen the show, now play the pin! This is the way! >Seriously, who doesn’t want to be a galactic bounty hunter in any way, shape or form. Well, here’s a brand new way to do just that. Stern hit hyperspace and is planning to have a Premium preview to the show via Kingpin Games. Be ahead of the pack and claim your bounty hunting accolades by being one of the first to play this brand new pinball based on the wildly successful Mandalorian show on Disney+.

COMPETE

Ben Heck's Game-A-Rama

Ben Heck’s Game-A-Rama

Ben Heck's Game-A-Rama

Ben Heck’s Game-A-Rama

When Ben Heck says “I want to do something…” we say “YES!” What’s his Game-A-Rama all about? Your guess is as good as ours! Knowing his skill and penchant for the unique, this experience can only be what we would call Heck-A fun? Mind-Ben-ding fun? Heck-tacular!? No matter what you call it, you don’t want to miss it!

Biggest Balls Tournament

Biggest Balls Tournament

Biggest Balls Tournament

Biggest Balls Tournament

After a qualifying round of pinball, the top 16 scores face off with an ever-increasing size of balls! 8 players will get knocked out playing Skee-Ball, and then Pop-A-Shot will again trim the field in half to four, with the final four having a wacky physical challenge to see who wins! Winner gets a giant golden yoga ball, while the runner up gets a smaller blue ball.

Head to Head Alvin G Tournament

Head to Head Alvin G Tournament

It’s a head-to-head pinball machine, and who will win! Each round, one will advance and one will get knocked out! Winner receives a soccer ball!

Heads Up Pinball Tournament

Heads Up Pinball Tournament

We’ll have TWO of the same machine at the show, and you’ll be asked to start a game of pinball and try to get to a certain goal before the other player does! Can you knock them out in this incredibly fun head-to-head pinball challenge?!

Marco Pinball Trivi-Ball Pursuit

Marco Pinball Trivi-Ball Pursuit

Marco Pinball will be hosting an incredibly fun trivia contest on Friday night that will feature pinball prizes, goodies, and more in between the Speed Connect 4ing and Pop-A-Shot fun that we’ll also be doing!

Micro Machines V3 Challenge

Micro Machines V3 Challenge

It’s an 8 player Micro Machines game! Challenge 7 others in this incredibly fun game and see who can make it around the track! Best players move on, and the winner gets a BRAND NEW (HOT WHEELS) CAR!

MTG "Dan’s Way" Tournament

MTG "Dan’s Way" Tournament

Dan of the MGC has created a way to play Magic where both players use the same set of old school Magic cards, and you get to play like it’s 1994 all over again… without the crazy power some of those cards can have. Not just is it a really fun format, it’s a great way to learn Magic if you’ve never played before! Our friends at Slypatch Gaming will be on hand to help run this one, and we’ll have some fun prizes for anyone trying their hand at it!

MTG Kaldheim Draft

MTG Kaldheim Draft

It’s getting cold in here! On Saturday, play with the latest Magic: The Gathering set to use SNOW, Kaldheim! Draft your deck and play it to get out of your pod! If you need help, our friends at Slypatch Gaming will be on hand to help first-time drafters! Winners will get additional packs of Kaldheim to keep!

Orbitor 1 Tournament

Orbitor 1 Tournament

Orbitor 1 Tournament

Orbitor 1 Tournament

At some point during the day, we’re going to head to the final release from the early days of Stern Pinball, and everyone is going to take a crack at this crazy game! Not sure exactly when this will fit in, but we’ll do it, and the winner will receive a fun planet-like play ball!

Pinball Marathon

Pinball Marathon

Can you play every pinball machine we bring to Game Nights? And score high? Grab a scorecard and some friends and get to work. Winner declared at 10am on Sunday morning and gets a prize TBA, does not need to be present to win!

Pinball Olympics

Pinball Olympics

Pinball Olympics

Pinball Olympics

We’re changing up the way you play pinball! With different challenges – like avoiding a certain target or the game will tilt, playing with only one hand, playing with 2/3rd of the playfield obscured, not being able to see the DMD until the end, crazy flippers, and even various weird contraptions, it’s a new challenge every time! You’ll team up with four people, and at 2pm, the top winners in each category will be declared! (And then we’ll put the games back to normal 😉 )

Respect Your Elders Tournament

Respect Your Elders Tournament

Respect Your Elders Tournament

Respect Your Elders Tournament

It’s like a classic pinball tournament, but with only our oldest games! Play on all EM (or earlier!) games and see how you stack up! Prize TBA.

Skee-ball Tournament

Skee-ball Tournament

Skee-ball Tournament

Skee-ball Tournament

You’ve never played Skee Ball like this! Skee-Ballers will be tasked with different challenges, from rolling backward to rolling with alternating hands, and more!

Speed Connect 4ing

Speed Connect 4ing

We’ve got a giant connect four, and you’ll play it on stage… with only 5 seconds in between each move to drop your piece in or your opponent gets to go! It’s high speed connecting with all the pressure on! Prize TBA.

Speed Way Tournament

Speed Way Tournament

Speed Way Tournament

Speed Way Tournament

Take a spin at the Speed Way and win a BRAND NEW (HOT WHEELS) CAR! How high can your score go on this crazy 1948 pinball? Chances are, you’ve never played one like this!

Were is the Werewolf?

Were is the Werewolf?

Are YOU a Werewolf? In this game of deception, you are secretly assigned roles and try to figure out who the Werewolfs are during the day before they eat all the other players (Villagers) at night! Who will YOU be? We used to have EPIC games of this at the Sheraton, so we can’t wait for it to return!

MEET

Dylan "Swoggle" Postl

Dylan "Swoggle" Postl

Dylan "Swoggle" Postl

Dylan "Swoggle" Postl

Play Wrestlemania: The Arcade Game with a Wrestlemania performer at Game Nights Lock In! Former WWE Superstar and current ACW Wrestling trainer Dylan “Swoggle” Postl will be joining the party to play some games! Do you got what it takes to defeat the man who competed in a WeeLC match at Extreme Rules in Bust-A-Move or Skee Ball?