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Official Southern-Fried Gaming Expo 2021 Hype Thread (SFGE)

By NoCashValue

3 years ago


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    #1 3 years ago

    We're beyond excited to announce the return of the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) in Atlanta, GA August 20-22, 2021! If you've never been before, you're missing out. More than just arcade and pinball games, we're a celebration of everything gaming-related. From modern e-sports, retro video games, RPGs, and tabletop board games to everything in-between (with a little live wrestling thrown in for fun), we are fun, family-friendly show and are excited to be one of the first gaming conventions to open since the start of the pandemic.

    We're thrilled to come back with a huge pinball presence. We'll be the first public showing of Marco Specialties and Classic Game Rooms since 2019 and they're showing up in full force with over 40 brand new pinball machines for free play, including EIGHT new examples (4 pro/4 premium) of The Mandalorian. (Discounted show games area available if you contact Classic Game Rooms). With IFPA lifting restrictions, we'll also be one of the first shows back with a competitive pinball tournament for IFPA points.

    Why come to SFGE? In addition to over 250 arcade and pinball machines on free play, we offer many things that other shows don't such as the live wrestling mentioned above, a hot pepper-eating challenge, a costume contest, an '80s prom with live music, miniature painting, a flea market, and more. Check out our hype video below and we hope to see you at SFGE 2021! Memberships and more at https://gameatl.com/

    #2 3 years ago

    Can't wait!!!

    #3 3 years ago

    Very excited for it!

    #4 3 years ago

    This will be our first time - looking forward to it!

    #5 3 years ago

    I’ve had my hotel reserved for a few months now and I live in Atlanta. Family is very excited!

    I am very curious about what pinballs people are bringing. Any Safecrackers?

    -Whit

    #6 3 years ago
    Quoted from ZombieKing:

    I’ve had my hotel reserved for a few months now and I live in Atlanta. Family is very excited!
    I am very curious about what pinballs people are bringing. Any Safecrackers?
    -Whit

    Looks like they have a preliminary list... no Safecracker tho...
    https://gameatl.com/sfge-game-list/

    #7 3 years ago

    Ill be there for the fourth time! cant wait. Looking forward to the pinball tournaments as well.

    #8 3 years ago

    Looking forward to attending again. I've been to every SFGE except 2019. Hotel booked. Days off work confirmed!

    1 week later
    #9 3 years ago

    Hype bump. Tourmament formats were announced a week or so ago. Fair strikes on Friday, pin golf on Saturday.

    #10 3 years ago

    Just moved back to atlanta after 3 yrs and looking forward to finally being able to go to this again.

    #11 3 years ago

    We revealed our shirt design this year. Rising from the ashes of 2020...

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    #12 3 years ago

    Cool shirt! Will definitely have to get one this year.

    #13 3 years ago

    Pinball basement will be there!!

    #14 3 years ago

    Is there a for sale/trade thread anywhere?

    #15 3 years ago

    Can't wait.

    #16 3 years ago

    Beautiful!

    Quoted from NoCashValue:

    We revealed our shirt design this year. Rising from the ashes of 2020...
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    #17 2 years ago
    Quoted from wesh:

    Is there a for sale/trade thread anywhere?

    Following up on Welsh's question. Is there a sale/trade thread? Looking forward to the event this year.

    #18 2 years ago

    I suppose everyone who is on the SFGE mailing list saw the news that Spooky Pinball will have an official presence at the show.... and presumably might have their latest games available to see?

    #19 2 years ago
    Quoted from wesh:

    Is there a for sale/trade thread anywhere?

    Ditto on this. Had to sell off some pins for the move and I’m ready to start adding things back again.

    #20 2 years ago
    Quoted from remf:

    Ditto on this. Had to sell off some pins for the move and I’m ready to start adding things back again.

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/southern-fried-gaming-expo-2021-pinballs-for-sale

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    #21 2 years ago

    Just got this email yesterday… now why would CGC have such a large presence at the show if they were not going to talk about their next game????

    Chicago Gaming CompanyJust Announced: Chicago Gaming Company at SFGE

    Chicago Gaming Company is proud to support Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, and will be sending Butch Peel and Ryan White to join everybody in Atlanta. Not only will Chicago Gaming have a booth at our event Butch and Ryan will do a panel on Friday afternoon discussing the company history and their games. Help us welcome Chicago Gaming to #SFGE2021.

    #22 2 years ago

    Let’s hope so!

    Quoted from parsonsaj:

    Just got this email yesterday… now why would CGC have such a large presence at the show if they were not going to talk about their next game????
    Chicago Gaming CompanyJust Announced: Chicago Gaming Company at SFGE
    Chicago Gaming Company is proud to support Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, and will be sending Butch Peel and Ryan White to join everybody in Atlanta. Not only will Chicago Gaming have a booth at our event Butch and Ryan will do a panel on Friday afternoon discussing the company history and their games. Help us welcome Chicago Gaming to #SFGE2021.

    #23 2 years ago

    Hi Everyone, we've added a women's pinball tournament to our event on Sunday. All pinball tournament have been posted on IFPA's website. Check out our own site for more details: https://gameatl.com/tournaments/

    #24 2 years ago

    Any word on signups?

    Quoted from NoCashValue:

    Hi Everyone, we've added a women's pinball tournament to our event on Sunday. All pinball tournament have been posted on IFPA's website. Check out our own site for more details: https://gameatl.com/tournaments/

    1 week later
    #25 2 years ago
    Quoted from Travahontas:

    Any word on signups?

    FYI from the tournament director:

    Pre-Registration Lottery for Friday's Strikes tourney:

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKZECIz84K0RoehBlZvKQbxt510reW7LBKUUjAnTyW3SUBVw/viewform?usp=sf_link

    This will get me your info and include you in the lottery for playing slots. You MUST COMPLETE BY MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY, AUGUST 13. I will post the slots/waitlist Saturday the 14th here. We have 48 slots but hope to expand to 64 players as long as the games we have show.

    #26 2 years ago

    We're under two weeks until show time! We just released our full schedule yesterday and have updated our health and safety policies, so I wanted to share those links with you. We won't have a printed program this year, so you'll want to download our app for the most detailed, up-to-date info: https://attendify.com/app/aokhix/

    Schedule: https://gameatl.com/schedule/

    Health & Safety: https://gameatl.com/2021-health-safety-policies/

    Almost there! Hope to see you at the show!

    #27 2 years ago

    Pumped for this!

    #28 2 years ago

    Hype bump. Hoping for a fun expo!

    #29 2 years ago

    Is there a pinside discount code for tickets?

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    #32 2 years ago

    Got the twins cleaned and waxed, ready to party.

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    #33 2 years ago

    Anyone know if there will be any kind of live streaming going on?

    #34 2 years ago
    Quoted from Richard-NBA-SF2:

    Anyone know if there will be any kind of live streaming going on?

    No clue but I can post some pics here in this thread as the weekend goes on

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    #35 2 years ago

    Here we go. Credit to KR for the picture.

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    #36 2 years ago
    Quoted from Sidekick74:

    Here we go. Credit to KR for the picture. [quoted image]

    Looks like Bug and Luke are there!

    #37 2 years ago

    Nice!!! Keep the pics coming!!!

    #38 2 years ago
    Quoted from Richard-NBA-SF2:

    Nice!!! Keep the pics coming!!!

    Video too!!!

    #39 2 years ago

    No covered pins hiding out for the CGC seminar?? Lol

    #40 2 years ago

    Banners are up

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    #41 2 years ago
    Quoted from twinmice:

    No covered pins hiding out for the CGC seminar?? Lol

    I hope so!

    #42 2 years ago

    Are the seminars streamed?

    #43 2 years ago
    Quoted from twinmice:

    No covered pins hiding out for the CGC seminar?? Lol

    A row of Cactus Canyons would sure be a wonderful site

    #44 2 years ago

    Selling a Gold Strike, only a few miles from the show. Let me know if interested!

    #45 2 years ago

    I'll be there Saturday and Sunday - Should be a blast.

    #46 2 years ago
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    #47 2 years ago
    Quoted from Wolfmarsh:

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    Anything from Chicago Gaming Company?! #cactuscanyonremake

    #48 2 years ago
    Quoted from Aqua1122:

    Anything from Chicago Gaming Company?! #cactuscanyonremake

    Not yet, they currently just have a medieval madness in a relatively empty booth. Hopefully some more pins will join after their talk tonight at 7:00!

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    #49 2 years ago

    They have a booth, thats a positive start!

    #50 2 years ago

    Hopefully they utilise the rest of the space with a new release or two.

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