2010 Expo OCT 8th & OCT 9th
Friday 6pm to 2am * Saturday 10am to 2am ALL AGES Share
200+ Pinball, Arcade & Console games on free play
Speakers and Guests
Chris Brooks - His love affair with the hobby has spanned four decades. From a youth in his parentís 70ís pool hall admiring the pins and Jukes to actually fixing the games in southern Cali arcadeís in the early 80ís after school. Chris has seen many changes in game techology and has kept his saw sharp. Currently an engineer @ trinicom.com he is also the goto guy for pin/arcade board repair in Houston.
John Costa and show his wife Michelle, son Michael, and daughter Michaela has been participated in the arcade show for 6 years. They have been serious collectors of coin-operated machines for over 15 years, with a collection to date of about 180 pieces. Using his electrical knowledge he repaired games out of necessity to keep his own collection in top shape. Eventually, he branched out to the public to help them to maintain their games. He has worked on everything from table top pinball machines, to WPC pinball machines, to early 1930s/1940s jukeboxes.
Gene Cunningham - Owner of Illinois Pinball, Gene has contributed to the pinball hobby through out the years. From his vast personal collection to his business of helping collectors get the parts they need, he his one of pinball's patron saints. Hot off of his reissue of super rare Big Bang Bar pinball, he will be launching the remake of Capcom's King Pin pinball this fall.
Dan Ferguson - Founder of the Lone Star Pinball Museum, Dan has one of the largest collections of pre-DMD pinballís in the USA. Dan had consulted on many pinball book's, and pictures of his machines have help chronolog the history of pinball.

Ken Graham - A Former Williams Programmer originally hired as part of a small group that was to do the conversion of Williams games to the Atari VCS system. But ended up working on Mystic Marathon, and helped with playtesting Bubbles, Splat!, Sinistar and Joust Pinball.

Callan Hendricks - One of the word's top experts on Vector and Laser Disc arcade games. Callan's skill has enabled him too help 1,000's of collectors restore and fix their pinball and arcade games. Currently the head tech at Joystix's he has had hands on experience repairing from the most modern games to the rare antiques.
Extra Life - Groups of gamers playing for a cause! Extra Life for Kids is hosting video game marathons to raise donations and awareness for Children's Miracle Network hospitals. We love video games and want to use our hobby to give back to our communities and create a positive image of gamers as the awesome people they are.
Speakers and Clinics
10/08/10
8pm until 11pm - Pinball & Arcade Related Video's
10/09/10
11 am Ken Graham Former Williams Programmer talks shop
12 pm History of Pinball w/ Dan Ferguson (Lone Star Pinball)
1 pm Q & A with Gene Cunningham fron Illinois Pinball
2 pm Electronic repair basic's with Chris Brooks
3 pm Pinball Shop & Repair Clinic with John Costa
4 pm Arcade Repair Clinic with Callan Hendricks
5 Pm Extra Life (Childrenís Miracle Network) Presentation


expo@arcadecenter.com
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