[FoRK] CGE2K5: old games never die...

Albert Scherbinsky albert
Tue Aug 9 08:24:49 PDT 2005


Um... That would be misspent childhood, although I
miss spent some of it too. Freudian slip. :)

--- "Albert S." <albert.scherbinsky at rogers.com> wrote:

> 
> It may be time to cash in my frequent flyer points.
> It
> would be worth it to bask in the nostalgia of my
> miss
> spent childhood.
> 
> Cheers,
> Albert
> 
> 
> --- Rohit Khare <rohit at commerce.net> wrote:
> 
> > Who's in? :)
> > 
> > http://www.cgexpo.com/info.htm
> > 
> > Classic Gaming Expo enters its eighth year as the
> > world's first and  
> > largest event paying tribute to the people,
> systems
> > and games of  
> > yesteryear. The 2005 event will be the biggest and
> > best ever, with  
> > lots of surprises to be announced as the show
> draws
> > near!
> > 
> > The show is open to the public, gamers of all ages
> > are welcome.
> > 
> > The show will open at 9am on Saturday, with the
> main
> > floor closing  
> > down at 5pm, after which the CGE Auction will
> begin.
> > On Sunday the  
> > doors open at 10am and close at 4pm. Take a look
> at
> > the Classic  
> > Gaming Expo events Schedule, more details will be
> > posted just prior  
> > to the show.
> > 
> > The show will be held in Burlingame at The San
> > Francisco Airport  
> > Hyatt Regency on August 20th and 21st, 2005. You
> can
> > get the updates  
> > on the front page or visit the CGE Forum at the
> > Retrogaming  
> > Roundtable for up-to-the-minute information. See
> the
> > Discounts page  
> > for added incentives: besides the great room rate
> > you'll qualify for  
> > one of three Sony PSP's being given away to all of
> > our Hyatt guests,  
> > and each room will receive a free Dragon Boy
> > handheld game console.
> > 
> > This year is prime to be the biggest and best
> ever,
> > sponsored and  
> > supported by Digital Eclipse, Intellivision
> > Productions, SNK, Special  
> > Olympics, Tips & Tricks magazine, Twin Galaxies
> and
> > Video Game  
> > Collector magazine.
> > 
> > Meet the Legends of video gaming! Dozens of video
> > gaming's "alumni"  
> > will be present. In recent years the show has
> > featured the likes of  
> > Nolan Bushnell, Ralph Baer (the "father of home
> > video games"), Al  
> > Alcorn (the creator of Pong), Don Bluth (former
> > Disney artist who  
> > crafted Dragon's Lair and Space Ace), David Crane
> > (Pitfall!,  
> > Dragster), Katz, Kunkel and Worley (Electronic
> > Games, Sega Visions),  
> > Jay Smith (designer of the Vectrex), and many
> more.
> > This year's list  
> > of attendees can be found on the celebrities page
> > and will be updated  
> > regularly.
> > 
> > These greats will be speaking at a series of
> > keynotes that extend  
> > from the beginning of the day on Saturday through
> > the end of the day  
> > Sunday, and will also be on hand to meet and greet
> > attendees and sign  
> > autographs. Bring your games!
> > 
> > The CGE Museum features over 1000 items including
> > many one-of-a-kind  
> > gaming artifacts! The museum contents change with
> > each year so you're  
> > always guaranteed to see something new that's
> > probably quite old -  
> > and rare!
> > 
> > The CGE Classic Arcade features dozens of coin-op
> > machines set to  
> > free play. Revisit the games of yesteryear and see
> > why there's no era  
> > like the classic era.
> > 
> > Classic game consoles are set up along the main
> > floor interior. Bring  
> > back some memories of your Atari 2600, Vectrex,
> > Nintendo NES,  
> > Genesis... with lots of popular and rare games to
> > try out.
> > 
> > Live musical entertainment, featuring some very
> > talented artists who  
> > bring classic game themes to life, past events
> have
> > included the  
> > talents of 8-Bit Weapon, Tony Fox NYC, The
> > Minibosses, FirestARTer,  
> > and the C-Men.
> > 
> > Prizes and tournaments at every turn, including
> > special events  
> > sponsored by Intellivision Productions, Twin
> > Galaxies and Digital Press.
> > 
> > Each year, new games are debuted and released.
> This
> > information is  
> > typically saved until very close to the show, so
> > check the front page  
> > for updates. In years past the show debuted CGE
> > Services' Elevator  
> > Action and Looping for Atari 2600, OlderGames.com
> > Mighty Mighty  
> > Missile for Sega CD, Atari2600.com Bristles for
> the
> > Atari 5200 and  
> > Good Deal Games' ColecoVision 14-in-1 Pack. Stay
> > tuned for this  
> > year's releases.
> > 
> > A live auction is held on Saturday night after the
> > show, where many  
> > rare and one-of-a-kind items are put on the block.
> > You could end up  
> > getting the deal of a lifetime!
> > 
> > Participate in the "Swap Meet", where we will have
> a
> > dedicated room  
> > for collectors and retro gamers to get together
> for
> > some wheelin' and  
> > dealin'!
> > 
> > The show is always covered by local media as well
> as
> > the industry's  
> > household names: G4TechTV (X-Play, Filter, Icons),
> > CNN and  
> > Retrogaming Radio will be broadcasting/reporting
> > live from the show.  
> > Media passes are available upon request.
> > 
> > Dozens of exhibitors with classic gaming ware will
> > be on hand,  
> > including 4Jays, Atari2600.com, B&C
> Computervisions,
> > Digital Press,  
> > Intellivision Productions, Jakks Pacific, Konami,
> > Midway,  
> > OlderGames.com, Packrat Games, Songbird
> Productions,
> > and Twin  
> > Galaxies. Be sure to check out the exhibitors page
> > for details on  
> > each, as this grows quickly closer to showtime.
> > 
> > Don't miss special events hosted by our show's
> > exhibitors, like  
> > Digital Press' annual Classic Video Game Jeopardy
> or
> > last years'  
> > Nintendo World Championship redux tournament
> hosted
> > by The Lost  
> > Levels. Every year presents new fun, games, and
> > prizes around every  
> > corner.
> > 
> > 
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