SC3 Fall 2017 A Backyard Odyssey
Well it’s fall again and you know what that means? Thanksgiving? NO!, Black Friday? NO, SC3 party in Steve Hertz backyard? YES!!! It’s that time of the year where the SC3 or Southern California Classic Collectors group gets together to play video games along with buying, selling and trading.... Read more
Pinball Madness Recap
Over the weekend at the Museum of Pinball was the first Pinball Madness event that mixed arcade with Halloween and was a huge success. For the first time I volunteered for the event as a technician so my view of the show was from a different point of view... Read more
SC3 2017 Spring Fling
It’s that time of the year again when classic gamers come out of hibernation to gather at Arcade 2084 to collect and play classic video games. The spring event that has been at Arcade 2084 for the past few years continues to grow and expand with both new and... Read more
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
Pinball Arcade: Doctor Who Review
I am a huge pinball fan, but sadly there are few places to actually play pinball machines anymore. There are a few arcades and events throughout the United States but the days of being able to play pinball nearly everywhere sadly does not exist any longer. Now thanks to... 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
SDCC ’16: South Park 20
One of the biggest changes to San Diego Comic Con has been the expansion of the show outside the convention center itself. The show itself has about 130,000 paid attendees but with so many things going on in the downtown San Diego area there are estimates that it draws... Read more