Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo
April 18th 2015

A celebration of retro gaming like no other.

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SCHEDULE (Subject to change)

Saturday, April 18th: 10:00am - 11:59pm

DEALER HALL
A wide array of dealers selling video games, video game inspired art, collectibles, clothing, & much more. More video game dealers upstairs, artists & band merch downstairs. As an added bonus, you can browse/shop to the non-stop music of our DJ's from Radio Nintendo.

(10:00am* - 5:00pm)
Approx. 9:00-9:30am for pre-reg early 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 5:00pm.

(10:00am - 5:30pm)

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TOURNAMENT - SUPER STREET FIGHTER II
Classic 2D fighting at it's best.

64 Players / Single Elimination

(10:00am Start) Register at event.

TOURNAMENT - SUPER BOMBERMAN SNES
We're going to drop the bomb on this tournament, or at least you will drop the bombs in the game.

?? Players / Details TBD.

(10:00am Start) Register at event.

TOURNAMENT - MARIO KART 64
Drinking and driving don't go together, unless you're playing Mario Kart. This tournament will bring out the road rage in all of us.

64 players / Single Race 100cc Random / Single Elimination

(10:00am Start) Register at event.

TOURNAMENT - TETRIS & DR. MARIO MIXED MODE SNES
We couldn't decide which game to play so we picked both, think you have what it takes to beat Kerry?

32 Players / 1 vs 1 Single Elimination

(2:00pm Start) Register at event.

TOURNAMENT - SUPER SMASH BROS N64
Bring your A-game, you're going to need it. One of the most popular fighting series of all time shows it's roots in what will likely be the most popular tournament of the weekend.

64 players / 4 player free for all / 5 Stock / Single Elimination

(2:00pm Start) Register at event.

RETRO GAME TRIVIA - "There is no easy mode".
Our host Chris Nyarady of West Coast Geeks vs Nerds 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 5:30pm)

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)

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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ZERO GENERATION - LIVE PERFORMANCE
Zero-Gen is a Hard Rock/Heavy Metal group inspired by the classic and timeless themes of Video Games past and present. Their penchant ability to create engaging and rawkin' arrangements is supported by OC Remix veteran, Mark Hall, whose experience as a solo artist inspired the vision for this project. Hall along with his bandmates hope to prove that our favourite Title, Level and Battle themes can exist beyond the world of fantasy and virtual reality towards the lighted stage.

(Time TBD)