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January 30, 2006

Classic Videogame Vendors


NorthWest Classic Games Enthusiasts Expo 2006
FEBRUARY 25-26, 2006

OFFICIAL NWCGE 2K6 VENDORS
Here is the list of classic videogame vendors scheduled to be at the NortWest Classic Gaming Expo Saturday and Sunday!

  • Vintage Fun World - Lots of classic system, a huge selection of Nintendo and others!
  • Pink Godzilla - Rare imports and many classics, specializing in SEGA and Nintendo, local Seattle store.
  • Y-Bot - Tons of classics games and consoles, accessories and great selection on anything retro!
  • ResQsoft - Limited edition rarities for Atari 2600, local enthusiast.
  • PackRat Videogames - Awesome selection of new homebrews and rare games for all classic consoles!
  • Rick Weis - Collector sells some of his rare items, many hard to find and unique classic games.
  • Layne - Sells 'newer' classics such as NeoGeo, Sega, Nintendo etc., always good for unusual stuff! He will also sell many rare items from his private collection!!!
  • CyberRoach - From old Atari stuff to LaserActive, also sells classic videogame DVDs.

So bring your want and trade lists and some money! Also check back since this list will get updated with new vendors! Interested in becoming a vendor? Please Contact Us! Please make sure you remove the "SPAM_IS_EVIL" part from the email address so the email address ends on "webtv.net" - this foils some of the automated spammers.


A single table is $40 (includes 1 admission and a listing in the program)
A booth (3 tables) is $100 (includes 2 admissions and a banner on the vendor & exhibitors webpage and a listing in the program)

January 27, 2006

More Competitions


Packrat Videogames has announced two more competitions for the classic gaming weekend:

  • Indy 500 on the Atari 2600
  • Burgetime on the Intellivision

The high-score winners will win classic gaming prizes from Packrat!

January 24, 2006

Classic Gaming Weekend Competitions


In addition to the Seattle Atari Championships we will have tons of other competitions for all kinds of game systems!
ResQsoft will have high-score competitions in:

  • Tempest 2000 on the Atari Jaguar
  • Mr. Driller on the SEGA Dreamcast
  • ATRIX on the Atari 2600

Rick Weis Classic Games will have high-score competitions in:

  • Super Breakout on the Atari 2600
  • Galaga on the Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Galactic Pinball on the Virtual Boy
  • MineStorm on the Vectrex

www.cyberroach.com will have high-score competitions in:

  • Triad Stone on the Pioneer Laseractive

Packrat Videogames has announced two more high-score competitions:

  • Indy 500 on the Atari 2600
  • Burgetime on the Intellivision

This list will get updated often so check back for more competitions and prizes!

Classic Gaming Weekend & Atari Championship Admission Costs


Here are the admission prices for the NWCGE2K6 Classic Gaming Expo and the Seattle Atari Championship:
Pre-paid Admission and Admission prices for NWCGE 2K6 (deadline for pre-pay is Feb 13th)
Classic Gaming Expo only - NO Atari Championship
ONE DAY = $10.00 (Saturday OR Sunday)
BOTH DAYS = $15.00

Sunday Classic Gaming Expo WITH Atari Championship
Sunday Atari Championships = $15.00 (includes Sunday Admission WITHOUT t-shirt)
Sunday Atari Championships = $20.00 (includes Sunday Admission WITH t-shirt)

Saturday AND Sunday Classic Gaming Expo WITH Atari Championship
Saturday and Sunday Atari Championships = $25.00 (includes t-shirt)

Trust me: you want the t-shirt :) We will have plenty of t-shirts but we may not always have the right size - sorry!

Tickets can be bought at the entrance Saturday and Sunday (cash only) or can be paid in advance:
Please Contact Us! Please make sure you remove the "SPAM_IS_EVIL" part from the email address so the email address ends on "webtv.net" - this foils some of the automated spammers.

January 21, 2006

Seattle Atari Championship Sponsors


NorthWest Classic Games Enthusiasts Expo 2006
FEBRUARY 25-26, 2006

OFFICIAL NWCGE 2K6 SPONSORS
A big THANK YOU goes to our Sponsors! These are the companies and people that keep the spirit of classic gaming alive!

If you're interested in sponsoring any aspect of NWCGE 2K6 and/or the Atari 2600 Championships,
Please Contact Us!
Please make sure you remove the "SPAM_IS_EVIL" part from the email address so the email address ends on "webtv.net" - this foils some of the automated spammers.





























Please call on them for all your classic gaming needs, thanks!

January 19, 2006

Join the NWCGE Mail List!

Interested in classic videogames? Want to keep up-to-date on the latest classic infos in the NorthWest? Discuss your collection with fellow gamers? Then join our NWCGE mailing list by clicking on the NWCGE Mail List button on the main page.

January 10, 2006

Three NWCGE2K6 Flyers To Print Out

Hi, please check out these three flyers courtesy of Lee's artistic talent:
Flyer 1 Atari joystick theme
Flyer 2 Nintendo joypad theme
Flyer 3 Space Invaders theme
Warning: they are fairly large (about 300KB each), so please be patient with the download. Right click each link and do a "Save Target As".

January 09, 2006

NWCGE2K6 Updated Event Schedule

NorthWest Classic Games Enthusiasts Expo 2006
FEBRUARY 25-26, 2006
Northwest Classic Gaming Enthusiasts is pleased to announce their annual show, NWCGE 2K6, will be held Saturday, February 25th and Sunday February 26th, 2006 in Seattle, Washington. Come see the beginnings of the video game industry and how it has evolved from the early days of Pong and Atari to today's present system offerings from Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. Play, compete for prizes, and meet gaming fanatics just like YOU. In addition, you'll be able to buy, sell, and trade videogames of all different systems. Mark your calendar!

Annual NorthWest Atari 2600 Championship Sunday, February 26th, 2006 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Compete for fantastic prizes and see if you've got what it takes to be declared the world champion! More than a Hi-Score contest, the NW Atari 2600 Championship has become an annual tradition among local gaming enthusiasts, covering all skills from joysticks to paddles, hi-score contests to direct head-to-head Combat, all through several rounds of play. Qualification - Elimination - FINALS! At the end of the day, there can only be one winner. Do YOU have what it takes? All ages are welcome to compete. If YOU can hold a joystick, YOU can win!

Contests and Prizes Galore
So you think you have what it takes? Try your hand at new games for the Colecovison and win. What's that...? your forte is Intellivsion, well then you are in luck. There will be an Intellivision Hi-Score contest as well as contests for Nintendo, Atari, Commodore, XBOX, Playstation and more. Prizes donated from our local supporters and many from across the country. Win prizes ranging from new Colecovision and Atari games to new ones for the XBOX, PC, Playstation 2 games and game systems. Yep, we've got 'em all.

Itinerary
Friday, February 24th
TBD > Vendor setup

Saturday February 25th
6:00 am > Vendor Setup
9:00 am > Open
9:00 am - 4 pm > Contests TOO MANY TO LIST HERE!
2:00 pm > XXXXXX Contest (XXXX)
4:00 pm > Contest Winners Announced and prizes awarded *
4:30 pm > Drawing for XXX
5:00 pm > Close

* Contestants must be present to win
Random Prizes to be given out during the day

Sunday, February 26th
10:00 am > Open
12:00 pm > XXXXXXXX Keynote on XXXXXXX
1:00 - 4:00 pm > Atari 2600 Championship
5:00 > Close

Random Prizes to be given out during the day

Location:
Holiday Inn
Seattle Sea-Tac Intl Airport
17338 International Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98188

More Sponsors Signing Up For NWCGE2K6

A big THANK YOU to our new sponsors that signed up for NWCGE2K6 - Seattle Atari Championship!
Electric Quarter, Pink Godzilla, Toby's Y-Bot and Packrat are all heavily involved in the classic gaming community. Check them out on our Sponsors page!
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact us!