Retro Gaming & Computing Night/2010
From Makers Local 256
A night of nostalgia revolving around retro computing and gaming. Kickin it old school!
- Get another air conditioner going!
- Print trifold pamphlet and business cards.
- We need more TVs.
- Making sure the power is up to par and we don't blow fuses.
- Food will be bought the morning of.
- Getting the food will be handled by Bob
- Fold up chairs.
- File:Retro gaming 2010 flyer.pdf
- Made a blog post.
- Made Livejournal Huntsville community post.
- Made Facebook event.
- Made a Craigslist event.
- Made reddit post, vote it up please Reddit Link
- Nathan made a couple of mailing list posts to keep people informed.
- Brian posted a flyer at The Deep.
- Tim talked to the folks at Retro Gaming and it looks like they're willing to loan us some systems for the evening.
- Dickie has volunteered to cook.
- Bob has reserved the keg.
- The cost of the event will be covered out of the donations collected from the event. Any extra will go to the shop.
- Donation Jug is available and ready to be seeded before the event. It'll be placed by the keg.
- Hanyan brought a TV in for the event.
- Nothing newer than 16 bit.
- Foreign systems allowed provided they fall under this rule.
- Nothing higher than 4th Generation consoles
- Emulation is allowed, but only if absolutely necessary.
- Bonus points for emulating on 16 bit systems.
- Tournaments may be organized.
- Up to the owner of the system/computer to do this.
Tournaments and Tournament Rules
- Mario Kart tournament/drinking game sanctioned by Strages and JimShoe
- Cannot drink and drive.
- Must finish drink before finishing race.
Systems/AV and Owners
- Amiga 500 strages
- Apple II Mog
- 4 TVs owned by the shop
- 30" is Hanyan's
- 2 projectors owned by the shop
- 1 Nintendo owned by the shop
- 1 Nintendo + power glove JimShoe
- 1 Sega Genesis JimShoe
- 1 Nintendo footpad JimShoe
- 1 Sega Nomad with AV cable, extra controller, and Sonic 2 Strages
- 1 Calecovision with extra controllers for the baseball game Strages
- 2 Sega Master Systems + games + accessories CrashCart
- 1 TI-99/4A CrashCart
- 1-2 TVs, at least for the systems I'm bringing CrashCart