2020 Show Updates

Brian Colin: Video Game Design Essentials

With nearly four decades of game industry experience and over 80 game project under his belt to date, (including such classics as RAMPAGE, XENOPHOBE, ARCH RIVALS, PIGSKIN, GENERAL CHAOS and many more), Brian brings a wealth of timeless, first-hand; non-intuitive lessons learned and offers anecdotal insights into the creative process that any independent developer, designer […]

Christian Deitering: World of Nintendo Aftermarket Games II

Five years after his last presentation, Christian returns picking up where he left off to discuss changes in the aftermarket scene. He’ll cover the effects of deep-pocketed speed buyers, the dash to grab old IPs, and just how exactly the world of hip-hop and NES homebrews may relate. Covering the second half-life of this obscure […]

Gamers (Who Happen to Be Women)

We put together a panel of some super influential gamers… that happen to be women! Jordan “Savage Giggles” Price was a NOS Sponsored competitive Halo player and has worked for various gaming companies for 9 years. Roxanne Adams is a co-founder of Clopas, innovator of engaging and immersive Conversational Adventure games. Erika “Verika” Philipp runs […]

Jeremy Parish: 40 Years of the Most Important Game Ever

Jeremy Parish, retro game writer extraordinaire, thinks this is the most important game ever, and it’s 40 YEARS OLD! Whatever could it be? Stop by on Saturday and find out. Here’s a hint: We don’t have a clue! It’s certainly not DuckTales… or is it?

Gary Katzer: Why Clone Game Systems Aren’t EVIL!

Many people dismiss clone systems with the belief that the only way to play retro games would be on a CRT or PVM, using either original consoles via CART/Framemeister/OSSC and that anything else is just cheap Chinese garbage. Gary Katzer disagrees, and will show some of his favorite clone systems with the idea that as […]

Gary Katzer: Clean & Maintain Your Games & Systems

Gary will focus on the importance of cleaning the games and systems, what to use and what not to use, how to disassemble & reassemble carts and the tools needed. Don’t forget to bring a notebook, or, you know, a smartphone…

Ranking the Mainline Resident Evil Games Worst to 1st

Hey survival horror fan! Join us in a heated debate as Brett Medlock and Greg Bargas from Nintendo Enthusiast duke it out with their words in ranking the games in the Resident Evil franchise. Is it Resident Evil 1, 4, or 7? Or is it Resident Evil 6, ya know, the one where the cover […]

Arcade SuperGun Demonstration

PEW! PEW! Chris Dammacco of Windy Gaming explains the use of arcade superguns, their compatibility with arcade boards, and how to use them on your own TV.

MGC Museum Showcase

What the heck is that odd-looking machine?! Have you ever seen a Fairchild Channel F? A Coleco Telstar? Super A’Can? Join us as the museum team takes a closer look at some of the rarer systems and their games at the MGC.