Arcade Expo 3.0 Impressions
Over the weekend in Banning California was the third event at the Museum of Pinball and this was the biggest event to date. While there are still some growing pains for the show this years event continued to build upon the previous shows. One thing that was very clear... Read more
Arcade Expo 3.0 Preview
Arcade Expo is back with its third outing that will be taking place in Banning California in just a week and a half on March 17th, 18th, & 19th. A few weeks ago I and a friend volunteered for tech days at the show to help get the machines... Read more
SoCal Retro Gaming Expo 3.0
Recently I went to the Ontario Convention center for the third SoCal Retro Gaming Expo 2017. The previous two events was at Frank & Sons in City of Industry. The previous event was very well received but the location was simply not large enough to house this growing expo. While... Read more
SC3 10th Anniversary Party
For ten years now the Southern California Classic Collectors group (SC3) had their annual get together at founders Steve Hertz backyard and was one of the best ones yet. There was a good turnout for the event but it did seem to be a much more manageable size this... Read more
SC3/Arcade 2084 Fall Fiesta 2016
Over the weekend the Southern California Classic Collectors (SC3) group got together at Arcade 2084 for the first of two big fall 2016 events to finish out the year. The location really serves the selling and trading area very well because of the large parking lot at the location.... Read more
SoCal Retro Gaming Expo 2016
The first SoCal Retro Gaming Expo was held at the Frank and Sons Collectible show in the City of Industry over the weekend and it seemed to be quite the hit for its first outing. I was able to attend both Saturday and Sunday and was not only impressed... Read more
Walter Day Trading Card Museum Dedication
One of the great things to do at Arcade Expo 2.0 beyond playing over 850 pinball and arcade video games was the special events that were held during the show. One of the special events was the Dedication Ceremony of the Official Walter Day Trading Card Museum that was... Read more
Whoa Nellie Pinball Review
At Arcade Expo 2.0 pinball parts supplier Marco Specialties was on hand in the tent area and not only had pinball parts to buy but they brought six new Stern pinball machines set to free play. They included both versions of Game of Thrones, KISS, The Walking Dead, Wrestlemania... Read more
Arcade Expo 2.0 Impressions
Over the weekend the Pop Culture Maven crew set out to Banning California for the second annual Arcade Expo. The good news is that a number of the problems from the first show had been addressed and while there are still a few bumps in the road. The good... Read more
Arcade Expo 2016 Preview
This Weekend January 15-17 2016 at Arcade Expo in Banning California is going to be the mecca for those who love pinball and arcade video games. With over 850 pinball and video and mechanical arcade machines to play there is more than enough to keep you busy for the three-day... Read more