Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo
May 28th 2016

A celebration of retro gaming like no other.


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SUBMIT A TOURNAMENT OR PANEL

Do you want to run a tournament or a panel at VRGE?
If so, send us an email with the following info:

- Your full name & contact info.
- What tournament/panel you want to run.
- Details or description if necessary.
- Equipment needs (and what you have vs what you would need from us).
- Any other relevant information.

Saturday, May 28th: 10:00am - 10:00pm (WORK IN PROGRESS)

DEALER HALL
A wide array of dealers selling video games, video game inspired art, collectibles, clothing, & much more. NEW FOR 2016: More vendor space in one giant room with easier access, better lighting, and some new vendors.

(Pre-reg 10:00am* - 10:00pm)
*Approx. Noon for at-door access.

8-BITS OF DESTINY: ART SHOW & AUCTION
Look at and bid on an amazing array of retro video game inspired art from a talented group of local artists. Viewing & bidding throughout the day with final live auction at TBD.

(10:00am - TBD)

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RETRO GAME TRIVIA - "There is no easy mode".
Our host Chris Nyarady of Geeks vs Nerds Vancouver will test your knowledge of retro game trivia in an event that should be enlightening, entertaining, and if you know your stuff... will end with fabulous prizes.

(Time TBD)

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MINUS WORLD - VIDEO GAME IMPROV
The Fictionals, well known for their ultra-successful "Improv Against Humanity" are here to revisit their wild retro video game inspired show of hilarious improv.

(Time TBD)

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METAGAME LIVE (Videogame Edition)
Our top local MetaGame players will compete live with YOU as the judge. Listen to their arguements, watch them pull logic out of thin air, let them try to make you believe, and judge them accordingly.

(Time TBD)

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THE RUNAWAY FOUR - LIVE PERFORMANCE
The Runaway Four is a mega-medley machine, churning out the best of classic video game music in one seamless, nostalgic performance.

(Time TBD)

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MISSINGNO - LIVE PERFORMANCE
missingNo is a 7 piece video game cover band based in Vancouver that brings a whole new outlook to the genre; utilizing a unique array of sounds with its three piece horn section. Drawing from an eclectic mix of styles, missingno captivates listeners with nostalgia and just the right amount of fresh ideas to keep their audiences guessing and wanting more.

(Time TBD)

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OPUS ARISE - LIVE PERFORMANCE
Bringing together the worlds of metal and symphonic music to create a grandiose sound of heavy rhythms, sweeping melodies and dissonant chaos has been the goal of Opus Arise since it's creation. With tracks spanning various games from Mario to Final Fantasy, Silent Hill to Zelda and Halo to Ys, they will be returning to VRGE with even more to share.

(Time TBD)

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