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Retro Con Ticket Sales!

October 29, 2012 Leave a comment

Although you can no longer buy your tickets online..you can buy your tickets at the door!

Ticket price at the door will be $14.00 dollars. This includes two door prize raffle tickets. Kids 12 and under get in for free when accompanied by an adult, but will not receive raffle tickets. 

We can only accept cash at this time, but the facility has two ATMs if needed.

Categories: Uncategorized

Custom Optimus Prime: Retro Con Door Prize!

October 29, 2012 Leave a comment

Custom Optimus Prime to be given as a Retro Con Door Prize!

As if we didn’t have enough in cool door prizes.. Retro Con has yet another to offer! Donated by Keith Smith!

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Categories: Door Prize, Transformers

Retro Goodies to be handed out during Retro Con! Thanks to Boston America Corp!

October 22, 2012 Leave a comment

Pac-Man energy drinks to be handed out at Retro Con!

Retro Con sends out a huge thank you to Susan Mewhiney, a personal friend who works at Boston America Corp a place that deals with all sorts of Retro Goodies! Like the candy tins you see at Hot Topic, centering on Pac-Man, Transformers and The Mario brothers! Some fans will be receiving these goodies during the Retro Con convention!

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Categories: Door Prize, Sponsor

A Retro Con Exclusive Comes Together!

October 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Thanks to Optimus Prime and Keith Smith, Retro Con will still have it’s door-prize exclusive of the DuoCon Overlord! These are work-in-progress pics. Read more…

Promoting Through Another Great Convention!

October 15, 2012 Leave a comment

PhotobucketAs we move closer to Retro Con..I share another great convention we attended this past weekend, New York Comic Con! Taking pictures of the costumes and the dealers room..These are just a few of the things we’d like to see at Retro Con and of course NYCC was a great place to promote the Retro Con convention!

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Categories: Conventions

Nintendo World Championships contest sponsored by Too Many Games!

October 11, 2012 1 comment

Dust off those VHS copies of The Wizard, this November Retro Con and Too Many Games are bringing back the Nintendo World Championships! We have access to a reproduction of the same carts used at the national event in 1990. For those that aren’t familiar with the contest, it was a live event held in dozens of major cities across the country. Players had 6 minutes and 21 seconds to amass the highest score they could manage. The first feat was to collect 50 coins in the original Super Mario Bros, then the game would jump to a specially designed course of Rad Racer which the player needed to speed through as fast as they could, and finally the last segment was Tetris where the player finished out their remaining time.

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Categories: Retro Games

Retro Cons The Perfect Place..For The Toy Collector!

October 10, 2012 Leave a comment

With over 80 tables sold.. Retro Con’s the perfect place for the toy collector! To give you an idea of the things you’ll see, I share a few photos of our personal collection!

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Categories: Toy Collectors
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