PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manchester

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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by mohicankid » Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:29 pm

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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by flatapex » Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:43 pm

does anyone know who was selling the nintendo plushes?
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by RetroBob » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:12 pm

nakamura wrote:
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pforson wrote:Hi to everyone who I met / re-met at Play. Great fun, shame it went so quick, gutted I couldn't sell more soap.

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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by flatapex » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:43 pm

i went to one stand to look at some interesting computers they had (not mentioning what computer it was it would give away which stand it was, lets just say it was nothing to do with retrogamer or retrocollect)
massive whiff of b.o
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by RetroBob » Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:47 am

At one point I swear someone had set off a stink bomb over in the arcade corner it was incredible. I kept moving out the way further in to the pins but it kept creeping up. It was amusing watching people walk in to the fug.
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by JetSetWilly » Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:13 pm

Yeah, i caught a niff of that too. I kept thinking it was the guy on the pinball table next to us. Whoever it was who dropped their guts needs a cork from their secret Santa!!
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by flatapex » Sat Oct 19, 2013 8:29 pm

JetSetWilly wrote:Yeah, i caught a niff of that too. I kept thinking it was the guy on the pinball table next to us. Whoever it was who dropped their guts needs a cork from their secret Santa!!
or a lighter :lol:
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Post by JetSetWilly » Sat Oct 19, 2013 8:52 pm

flatapex wrote:
JetSetWilly wrote:Yeah, i caught a niff of that too. I kept thinking it was the guy on the pinball table next to us. Whoever it was who dropped their guts needs a cork from their secret Santa!!
or a lighter :lol:
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by samhain81 » Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:30 pm

Does anyone know who was selling those little keyring and big teddy style Sonic special boxes?

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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by markopoloman » Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:51 pm

As the top of the page is filling up with more events (including the Blackpool Play Expo), I've removed this from the sticky list...
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Post by sscott » Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:34 pm

Why am I the only one that posted photos? Is it all on Facebook these days???
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:11 pm

dste's waiting on his Internet connection to come back, he took LOADS over the weekend...
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by flatapex » Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:42 pm

sscott wrote:Why am I the only one that posted photos? Is it all on Facebook these days???
i have some on my blog
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by markopoloman » Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:04 am

I left my camera at home and my phone is an Android heap of junk... so I only took about 5... will have to upload them.
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Re: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 12-13 October 2013, Manches

Post by Treguard » Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:02 pm

I went on the Sunday with my mate and his three kids 11, 7, and 5 (odd names I know...arf) and overall I enjoyed it. I do wish there was some sort of system to prevent people hogging the pinball tables though, third year in a row I've never even got a sniff of one, which judging by some of the other comments is probably good for my nose. Arrived too late to register for the Sensi tournament, but I was impressed by the variety of machines available. I now know the Pioneer Laseractive makes the CD-i look like the ultimate gaming machine, and have a hankering to buy a nuon DVD player just to play Tempest 3000 again.

Also kudos to whoever picks the weird game to play on the Japanese Famicom every year, I enjoyed that Sherlock Holmes thing even though I had no idea what I was doing. Food choice was better, and getting undercharged by about a fiver made it better still. The stalls were a bit of an eclectic mix, not many other places you could go from Gundam figures to old issues of Crash to throwing stars to cuddly Sonics to soap. But I'm loving my colour change Manic Miner mug.

There did seem to be someone going round deliberately sabotaging all the Amstrads though. Every time I went past on it had been '10 print 20 goto 10'. I'm assuming it was a Spectrum fan jealous of it's colour. Though that wouldn't explain the Green Screen one running Roland in the Caves. How I love/hate that game...

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