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Here are some of the classic favorites and brand new games we hosted in 2022! Stop back in late Summer / early Fall to find out what we’ll have in 2023!

 

Air Hockey

Air Hockey

Air Hockey

Air Hockey

Play the classic arcade game of Air Hockey thanks to Gold Standard Air Hockey! Try their skills on one of the professional air hockey tables that Gold Standard is bringing, learn new skills, or just play for fun!

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 10:00am until 10:30am

Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 10:00am until 11:00am

Arcade Video

Arcade Video

Arcade Video

Arcade Video

There is nothing quite like playing a game that you just walked up to in an arcade, and now you can leave your quarters at home and play more than 100 games thanks to great local arcades and individual collectors! Looking to buy or sell or just share your own game? You can do that too!

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Chicago Gaming Company

Chicago Gaming Company

Chicago Gaming Company

Chicago Gaming Company

Chicago Gaming Company will be on hand with some of their outstanding games, like this Attack from Mars remake! They will have some of their other great games like their Ms. Pac Man / Galaga combo, Medieval Madness Remake and the Supercade on hand to try and buy!

Crane Games

Crane Games

Crane Games

Crane Games

Think that you can win a prize by dropping a claw on it and nabbing it out of the machine? Try your hand – or claw – at our various claw games to see what you can get! Crane games are one of the only games with an extra associated cost due to their prizes.

ICONS Superhero RPG

ICONS Superhero RPG

ICONS Superhero RPG

ICONS Superhero RPG

Icons Superpowered Roleplaying is a tabletop game of superhero adventure, creating exciting stories of the imagination with friends, based around the heroes you create.

Friday, April 29th, 2022 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 12:00pm until 3:00pm

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm

iMac Quake LAN

iMac Quake LAN

iMac Quake LAN

iMac Quake LAN

Networked LAN computers were a big thing in the 1990s, and games like Quake were all the rage… but how often did you ever see the game networked on Apple computers? Don’t just see it, play Quake with others in the Underdog Chamber in this unique LAN network!

Kiddie Rides

Kiddie Rides

Kiddie Rides

Kiddie Rides

Thanks to KingPin Games, the kids (and those young at heart…) can check out more than 20 Kiddie Rides! Enjoy them for free, and even purchase them to take home with you or put on location when the show is done! Want to reserve one for delivery at the show? Contact Chris at KingPin at (608) 393-2299 for current inventory and pricing!

LAI Games

LAI Games

LAI Games

LAI Games

Arcade Legend
You may know LAI Games from iconic titles such as Stacker or Speed of Light, but for their debut at Midwest Gaming Classic they’re bringing something different… they will be doing live demos of their first consumer VR game, Arcade Legend!

Stop by their booth to play the demo, snag an Arcade Legend T-shirt, and a chance to win a Quest 2!

Visit the Arcade Legend Steam page at https://store.steampowered.com/app/1490600/Arcade_Legend/

Arcade Online
LAI will also be giving out promo codes for their new platform, Arcade Online!  Arcade Online lets you control real games with your phone or PC and win tickets that can be redeemed for instant digital prizes!  Stop by the LAI booth to snag exclusive discount codes only available for MGC attendees!

Arcade Trivia
LAI will also be hosting an arcade trivia game show where contestants can go head-to-head and win some awesome swag and deep discounts for Arcade Online. You won’t want to miss it!

Legends of Valhalla

Legends of Valhalla

Legends of Valhalla

Legends of Valhalla

American Pinball Inc. adds their fourth game, Legends of Valhalla to their growing lineup of pinball machines for arcades, homes, and collectors. Challenge 16 unique battle modes where you can test your might against Viking Legends on your quest to Ragnarok, “The End of the World.”

Test your skills on Legends of Valhalla in the Midwest Gaming Classic Game Center!

Modern Games

Modern Games

Modern Games

Modern Games

Looking to check out the latest game systems like the Playstation 5, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch? Then grab a controller and start playing as we have multiple copies of each console playable!

Pinball

Pinball

Pinball

Pinball

The classic silverball game is a Midwestern tradition, and with more than 250 pinball machines on hand including many brand new machines from the hottest manufacturers, you can play all day… no quarters required!

Pogs

Pogs

Pogs

Pogs

Pogs are back at the MGC and they’re still all that *and* a bag of chips! That’s right, blow the dust off your pogs, grab a slammer, and get to the Wisconsin Center where we’re going to have open play on Friday night (which, if you missed the fad in the 90s, we’ll teach you how to play!), and a big tournament on Saturday! Or just find someone throughout the halls of MGC with some cardboard discs who is ready to rumble and start throwing down!

Pop-A-Shot

Pop-A-Shot

Pop-A-Shot

Pop-A-Shot

Pops shoots and scores… it’s like a grammar book but in game form! You pop, lock, and drop it in the hoop. It’s like a dance but it’s really just sportsball!

Retro Computers

Retro Computers

Retro Computers

Retro Computers

Remember what it was like when you got your first Commodore? Or maybe it was a Tandy? Early Apple computers? Rediscover your past, or learn about what gaming was like in the early days of computers. Explore dozens of different retro computers in the Museum and challenge each other to a networked game of Quake on an iMac in the Underdog Chamber!

Retro Games

Retro Games

Retro Games

Retro Games

Play games on the consoles of the past! If you can name a console, chances are it is on the floor and playable! Rediscover popular consoles of the past like the NES, Sega Genesis, Playstation 1 and N64, experience great consoles you may have missed like the Turbografx-16, Sega Saturn and Wii U, and even discover consoles you may have never heard of like the FM Towns Marty, Vectrex, Arcadia 2001 and even the Super A’Can… and while you’re at it, challenge a friend to a game!

Sega Pluto

Sega Pluto

Sega Pluto

Sega Pluto

The Sega Pluto console is ready for a work out and you can play it at MGC! What IS the Sega Pluto? An unreleased update to the Sega Saturn, the Sega Pluto was going to have internet support via Netlink and an internal hard drive right out of the box!

Steel Battalion LAN

Steel Battalion LAN

Steel Battalion LAN

Steel Battalion LAN

Want to check out one of the largest setups of Capcom’s Steel Battalion controllers on the original Xbox in the world? Guys Games and Beer are getting it ready for it’s return to the Midwest Gaming Classic in April. It’s even bigger and better this time!

Tabletop Board Games

Tabletop Board Games

Tabletop Board Games

Tabletop Board Games

Play a multitude of the organized tournament and non-tournament board games such as xis and Allies, Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders, and many more! Meet the makers of many popular tabletop games, learn a brand new game with our demo team or grab some friends and borrow an old favorite from a library of thousands of games thanks to MilCog!

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Tabletop RPGs

Tabletop RPGs

Tabletop RPGs

Tabletop RPGs

Come and play many of the most popular RPG games in the industry! Experience a new dimension in Dungeons and Dragons with 3D game boards for the Dragonwars of Trayth RPG adventure series hosting multiple tables and events.

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Available Games:

B2 The Keep on the Borderlands, Begun the Kobold Wars Have DND 5th edition, Desperado Old West Skirmish Game, Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC), GW01 The Legion of Gold, Heroes Call, Imhotep, Michael Fidley’s Giant Death Cannon DND 5th edition, Rise of the Dragon Queen, The Black Marshes of Thrallag, The Dungeons of Belar, The Lair of Gorlim, The Ruins of Lythar, The Shadow Crypts, The Temple of Trayth and more!

Trading Card Games

Trading Card Games

Trading Card Games

Trading Card Games

Grab your deck and bring it along to challenge people to a game of Magic: the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and other popular trading card games thanks to our partners Slypatch Gaming, and Imperial Trading Cards! Just play for fun, or feel the heat of competition in one of our free-to-play tournaments offering great prizes!

Warhammer 40K

Warhammer 40K

Warhammer 40K

Warhammer 40K

Warhammer 40,000, the thrilling hobby of tabletop wargaming! The game is set in the grim darkness of the far future, where mighty armies clash on countless war-torn worlds and Humanity stands alone, beset on all sides by the threats of the heretic, the mutant and the alien. There is no mercy. There is no respite. Prepare yourself for battle.

Find an opponent, play with friends, watch or learn. All of that and more is possible with Warhammer 40K at MGC. Hang out and talk strategy, paint or learn to paint models, learn to play, or get lucky in a random giveaway.

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