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Win a Super Nintendo at Retro Con 2014!

June 5, 2014 Leave a comment

“Now you’re playing with power… SUPER Power!”

Our newest raffle prize is an original Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), mint in box!

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Released in 1991, the system became an instant classic with such timeless games as F-Zero, Star Fox, Turtles in Time, Super Mario Kart, Zelda III, and Super Metroid.

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The system comes with two controllers, hook-ups, styrofoam, original box, and Super Mario World cartridge!

The SNES will be given away on Sunday at the show. Anyone that buys their way into the show will be given a raffle ticket good towards winning any of our wonderful door prizes! Extra tickets can also be bought at the show for $1 each.

A big thanks to RetroDaze for donating to the show and helping to make this prize happen! Best of luck to all our attendees!!

Categories: Door Prize, Retro Events

Win Prizes at the Retro Con 2014 Trivia Contest!

January 31, 2014 Leave a comment

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We’ve once again combed the far reaches of our attic to find prizes for the second-annual Retro Con trivia contest!! We’ve got a good mix of both new and retro items, with more on the way.

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Hosted once again by our good friend Mike Breaux of The Breaux Show, the contest will be held in the panel room at the convention (start time and duration to be determined). But this year we decided to include a few costumed characters to help Mike out!

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Our friend Kevin Conn as Unemployed Skeletor!

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And our friend Robert Franzese as Peter Griffin!

There are no age restrictions, anyone can watch and play! We will reveal each item one at a time, then ask a trivia question related to it, after which we will randomly select a person in the audience that has their hand raised to answer. If they get it right, they win the prize on the spot. If not, we ask a different audience member. Wet, lather, rinse, repeat. It’s very free and open!

So stop by and test your knowledge of all things geek!

Flux Capacitor is the Power! Win a Back to the Future prop at Retro Con 2014!

October 18, 2013 Leave a comment

Great Scott!! We’re kicking off our Retro Con 2014 raffle list with the device that makes time travel possible: The FLUX CAPACITOR!

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An official release by Diamond Select, the prop is made to the same scale as the movie version and comes with the outer box shown. The outer casing is solid metal and can be easily mounted on a wall (or over your toilet as Doc might do). Opening the outer case and turning a knob allows you to turn on and adjust the speed of the lights!

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This will be one of our primary raffle prizes for the show this year. You get one free raffle ticket for purchasing admission to the show, but extra tickets will also be available for $1 each! Good luck!!

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