2014 Expo NOV 7th & NOV 8th
Friday Noon to 2am * Saturday 10am to 2am ALL AGES Share
200+ Pinball, Arcade & Console games on free play

Speakers and Guests

Speakers and Clinics
6 Pm Karl Kuhlenschmidt -topic Classic Restore and Restoration.
7 pm History of Pinball w/ Dan Ferguson (Lone Star Pinball)
8 pm Atari Home Brew Programming with Darrell Spice jr of SPiceWare
10 pm Richie Knucklez New Movie "King of Arcades"
11 am Ken Graham Former Williams Programmer talks shop
1pm Arcade Repair Tips- Tim Peterson and Jonathan Leung
2 pm Jim Schelberg of PinGame Journal magazine
3 pm Multimorphic- The P3 pinball platform
4 pm Walter Day, Billy Mitchell, Mark Hoff and Joel West Q&A Round Table
5 pm Pinball Shop & Repair Clinic with John Costa
7:30 pm Concert by Codename Triggerthumb

Arcade Repair Tips- Tim Peterson and Jonathan Leung launched the Arcade Repair Tips blog in 2008 as a resource to provide general information on arcade repair to the public. Since that time, they have produced over 50 videos as part of their Arcade Repair Tips Video Series and answered hundreds of emails on their Question & Answer Podcast. With their keep it simple approach and positive attitude, Arcade Repair Tips gives even the most confused beginner the skills and the confidence they need to do their own repairs. Just remember their motto: when you fix the game, you play the game!
Codename Triggerthumb Concert!
Codename Trigger Thumb is a video game rock tribute band from Austin TX. Telling the story of Code, a cyborg containing all video game data in existence, the band pays tribute to some of the greatest games of all time. With music that pulls at the heart strings and drowns the listener in emotions they look for answers through songs. Answers to questions such as, does one really need the power to destroy everything?
John Costa and show his wife Michelle, son Michael, and daughter Michaela has been participated in the arcade show for 7 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. Will be at the show for awards and will do a seminar
Walter Day is considered the "Patron Saint of the Video Game Age". As the founder of Twin Galaxies in 1981, he worked towards establishing video game playing as a professional sport and inspired the creation of the International Video Game Hall of Fame in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Though Mark Hoff has been the world record holder on the arcade edition of Red Clash for nearly 30 years, his true claim to fame rests on his contributions to Twin Galaxies back in the "Golden Age", when he was a member of the Twin Galaxies staff and helped create the electronic scoreboard that was feature on the "That's Incredible Olympics", filmed at Twin Galaxies in 1983.
Karl Kuhlenschmidt - Third Dimension Concepts. Karl will have about eight machines for play and sale. He will be the last speaker on Saturday the topic Classic Restore and Restoration. I will be discussing how to restore water damaged cabinets from the trash heap by using common products found in your local hardware store! Dan Ferguson - Founder of the Lone Star Pinball Museum, Dan has one of the largest collections of pre-DMD pinball’s 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 play testing Bubbles, Splat!, Sinistar and Joust Pinball.
Will be at the show for awards and will do a seminar
In addition to being proclaimed the "Video Game Player of the Century" at the 1999 Tokyo Game Show, Billy has enjoyed eternal fame as the 1st person to achieve a "perfect" score on Pac-Man and for his mastery over Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong, Jr., among history's most revered games.
Multimorphic- The P3 is a pinball platform. It supports hundreds of completely different game apps, each providing a unique gaming experience and offering something for everybody, kids and adults alike! Many of these games will be written by us. Others can be written by you! When combined with different upper playfield shot layouts, the possibilities are truly endless. Our first suite of games will take you to imaginery worlds you've never seen before and through interactions you never dreamed were possible. Unknown adventures lie ahead! Journey through outer space, encountering new worlds, making new friends, and battling new enemies. Each world presents new challenges, scenery, and interactions, as does the seemingly empty space around it.

Jim Schelberg of the Pingame Journal will presented a series of video clips in his Pinball in the Media series. Jim collects all references to pinball in TV shows, commercials, and movies, and publishes a number of Media Clips DVDs. He welcomes submissions of new sightings he can include in future discs and seminars.
Darrell Spice jr - of SpiceWare, Home Brew Programmer and visionary is responsible for the excellent remake of Atari's 2600 'Warlords' known as 'Medieval Mayhem', the VCS game 'Stay Frosty' and ported the popular Stella emulator to the OS/2. He is currently working an updated version of Berzerk called Frantic for the Atari 2600.
Joel West is one of the legends of the "Golden Age of Arcades" who pioneered the birth of competitive gaming. As an icon in the first generation of hard-core gaming, Joel was among the first to analytically dissect a video game in order to capture a world record. During his long career, he broke the world records on Berzerk (Fast), Berzerk (Slow), Rally-X and Frenzy. As one of the 16 gamers appearing in the famous LIFE Magazine photos, Joel's place in history is guaranteed.

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