Retro Gaming & Computing Night/2009

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Creator:
Strages
Status:
Planning
Born On:
17:24, 12 June 2009 (CDT)
Last Updated:
12:43, 03 July 2009 (CDT)

Overview

A night of nostalgia revolving around retro computing and gaming. Kickin it old school!

Calendar

  • July 4th, 7pm-12am: Retro Gaming and Computing Night at the shop

ToDo

  • Either get better air conditioning or we open the whole place up and use lots of fans.
  • Have someone sitting at a table in the kitchen next to a donations box to greet and explain that donations are welcome.
  • Charge for hotdogs and hamburgers.
    • $1 burger or dog
    • Volunteers needed to man the grill.
    • Donations needed for food for th grill/propane.
    • Put a call out to the general list for a kind of potluck type thing.
  • Thursday before we get all the systems and what not here and put where they need to be.
  • Print trifold pamphlet and business cards.

Rules

  • Nothing newer than 16 bit.
  • 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.
    • I would like to see a Mario Cart Tournament. --Jimshoe 17:57, 12 June 2009 (CDT)

Tournament Rules

Systems and Owners

  • Amiga 500 --strages 17:24, 12 June 2009 (CDT)
  • NES --Jimshoe 17:57, 12 June 2009 (CDT)
  • Sega Genesis --Jimshoe 17:57, 12 June 2009 (CDT)
  • 1st Gen. Game Boy--Jimshoe 17:57, 12 June 2009 (CDT)
  • Atari 2600 --Ratmandu 18:18, 12 June 2009 (CDT)
  • NES --Ratmandu 18:18, 12 June 2009 (CDT)
  • Sega Master System --Crashcart 03:46, 15 June 2009 (CDT)
  • Complete MAME cabinet -- PsychoAU
  • Pin*Bot pinball machine -- PsychoAU
  • XBox with Retro emulation, mod pending --MrWorld
  • NES + 10" tv --Brimstone 19:24, 21 June 2009 (CDT)
  • Original XBox with emulators for SNES and NES + project --Brimstone 19:24, 21 June 2009 (CDT)

Needed

  • Smallish TVs
    • <= 20"
      • Preauxphoto is bringing 3 TVs
    • LCDs with lots of inputs would be even better
  • powerstrips and extension cords
  • possibly some fold up chairs