Arcade Expo 4.0
Over the weekend over 3,000 pinball and videogame enthusiast descended on the town of Banning California for Arcade Expo 4.0 at the Museum of Pinball. With over 1,000 game to play and some of the newest pinball machines from Jersey Jacks, Spooky Pinball, Stern and American Pinball there was... Read more
Retro City Festival 2018 Review
Sorry for the delay in getting this postmortem review of the first Retro City Festival up on the site. With things crazy and work and now getting sick has not help thing get up on the site faster. Let me first say that I am a media partner with... Read more
Retro City Festival Preview
This coming weekend (January 20 & 21 2018) will be the first Retro City Festival that will be at the Pomona Fairplex and I had a chance to speak with the very busy founder Steve Torres and ask him a few questions about the event and what it’s all... Read more
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
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