A WEEKEND OF FUN AND FREE PLAY!
The Houston Area Arcade Group (HAAG) is holding their 15th Annual Arcade Expo on November 11th & 12th at the Houston Northwest Crowne Plaza at Pinemont and Hwy 290.
There will be over 200 classic and current coin-op pinball machines, video arcade games, penny arcades, and console video games ready for attendees to play on free play or buy them for their home.
There will be Tournaments, events, music and workshops to keep the young and young at heart entertained.
an avid game collector and organizer of the famed NW pinball Festival his projects with Stern Pinball include sound design for Ghostbusters, Whoa Nellie Big Juicy Melons, Spider-Man Vault Edition, The Pabst Can Crusher and voice-work in Mustang and Whoa Nellie.
Publisher of the Pingame Journal magazine Jim will presented a series of video clips in his Pinball in the Media series
The P3 is a modular, multi-game, pinball platform that merges the physical gameplay with interactive art, modular shots, and customizable cabinet.
is an avid pinball fan and award-winning graphic designer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. In 2016, he collaborated with Domino’s and Spooky Pinball as the Art Director on Domino’s Spectacular Pinball Adventure. He is currently collaborating with Houston-based Paradox Arcade Systems on some custom arcade cabinet designs.
Domino's / Spooky
is Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Domino’s Pizza who got bitten by the pinball bug about two years ago. He started running internal Domino’s pinball tournaments, gathering corporate sponsorships for local pinball events and then launched the Domino’s pinball machine project in October of 2015
David started out collecting pinball and arcade games back when he was 15 which grow into routing games in pizza and game stores across South Australia. Moving to U.S.A. and picking up the pinball bug again through restoring games, found himself involved in the pinball community that lead to working with Spooky Pinball doing the dots for Rob Zombie and Dominos pinball.
launched the Arcade Repair Tips blog in 2008 as a resource to provide general information on arcade repair to the public. With thier 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. “when you fix the game, you play the game!”.
Former Williams Programmer talks about Atari VCS system, Joust, Bubbles, Splat!, Sinistar, Joust Pinball and more.
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.
is an actor, filmmaker and video game collector from Houston. Joe will be presenting his film Lars the Emo kid and showing the Atari 2600 game based on his movies.
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.
Phil is a top ranked pinball player from Houston, TX. Phil founded the Space City Pinball League in 2015, which has quickly grown into the largest community of players in Texas. Phil will be discussing the allure of competition pinball and will be giving a live demonstration of the skills required to score big.
Mike Perry is creator of PinballHelp.com and the New Orleans group, the “Mystic Krewe of the Silver Ball.” In 2012 he purchased an abandoned church and turned it into the region’s largest pinball venue. He’s published over 250 pinball repair videos and is the producer of the “Live from the PinChurch” concert series which showcases live music + pinball.
It’s a NERD ROCK TAKEOVER. The Consortium of Genius are an industrial-strength powerhouse featuring up to eight cerebral miscreants who jolt their audience into staggering submission. The resulting evil brainchild is part musical showcase, part sketch comedy, and all hi-tech magic!
Erich Stinson has been repairing pinball and arcade machines for over 25 years. He not only maintains his collection, but helps other collectors in the Houston area with their troubleshooting. Now with the help of Chris Brooks, he is recording a monthly podcast for Arcade Repair Tips answering viewer submitted questions so that we can keep these historic amusement machines alive!