Game Collector's Roadshow
A special event for anyone who has a passion for playing, collecting or learning about cool retro videogames, hardware and paraphernalia.
Are your childhood video games gathering dust? Brush them off and bring them in to be culturally valued and assessed by our team of professionals - you might win a prize! Join our panel of professional collectors, including Adrian Franklin (ABC), participate in retro game play offs and enjoy live music by Chiptune artists.
11am > Professional Panels with Adrian Franklin (ABC The Collectors)
Professional collectors will discuss topics including 'My Best Find', 'Arcade Culture and its Decline' and 'Niche Interest Collections.'
1pm > Explore, Meet & Greet
A great opportunity to present your items to our specialist panel and find out their significance and place in game history. Connect with regional collectors to compare and discuss passions via video conferencing.
3pm > Play off and 8Bit Sound Extravaganza
Melbourne Chiptune artists Dot.AY and Derris-Kharlan will showcase their techniques and music. Visitors can explore collections, trial and test older games like Streetfighter 2.