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play expo 2016

Post by flatapex » Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:51 pm

Thought this had been done already.....

whos coming? expectations/accomodation help/meet up requests etc throw it all in here

I'll be there on saturday
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Post by ArchaicKoala » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:02 am

I'm going on the Saturday and Sunday (thanks in part to the free tickets from Play Blackpool ;) )
Booked in at my regular hotel, the Premier inn Trafford Centre west. It has cost me £117 for two nights so I can't complain really.

Expectations? Out of all the issues I pointed out in last years thread, I'm just hoping that the market is not so cramped this year, it was horrendous just trying to simply pass these sections last year whereas previous years have never had the problem to the same extent.

As normal i'm looking forward to catching up with the regular faces and hopefully partaking in a beer or two with them

edit: Last years moan/ramble on the event :lol:
http://retrogamer.net/forum/viewtopic.p ... 0#p1032381

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Post by RetroBob » Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:12 am

I have tickets, will be there at least 1 day.
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Post by DPrinny » Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:18 am

Doom bloke is going in my place

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Post by Treguard » Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:00 pm

I'll be going in the hope I can get on either a Space Harrier or Outrun sit down cabinet before they inevitably break down.

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Post by flatapex » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:18 pm

i'm just going to be there on the saturday due to other commitments. Last year there was some good stuff, I spent less on games and more on other stuff because there are only a certain number of games I don't have but wanted.

The store section was cramped, I guess it was done so that more space could be given to other things. I am bringing along my mate Dan and he is looking for md stuff, pretty sure i'll find interesting stuff for him to buy for his collection, my mate Lawrence will probably be all over anything ps4 that is for sale.

This year I know there won't be much to buy for me, so I am going to concentrate on other things, meeting forum/youtube people, playing games, helping my friends spend their money and generally enjoying myself, oh and I am sure I can squeeze in a pint with Archaic Koala
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Post by Sureshot » Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:42 pm

Going both days! Haven't been to anything in the UK since Fusion in '08, so will be good to catch up with a few old faces along with meeting some of the other folks on here.

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Post by flatapex » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:27 pm

ArchaicKoala wrote:Rematch flatapex? :lol:

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would be rude not to :lol:
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Post by skodathegreat » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:00 pm

Not sure if I can make it yet. Will depend entirely on what available funds I have next month.
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Post by Helensification » Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:41 pm

I will be there as usual.

I'll be on the Info desk most of the time, so please say hello if you are passing.
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Re: play expo 2016

Post by ArchaicKoala » Sat Sep 17, 2016 2:21 pm

Three weeks to go now! This thread is awfully quiet compared to previous years... :?

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Post by flatapex » Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:09 pm

ArchaicKoala wrote:Three weeks to go now! This thread is awfully quiet compared to previous years... :?
i think its more that people have been before/know roughly what to expect etc.

wonder who will join me and ArchaicKoala for a forum meet on the saturday?
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Sep 18, 2016 3:46 am

I'll most likely be supervising the retro area (5'11", glasses, staff T-shirt and long shorts) - say hello to me if you're feeling up to it.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:03 am

flatapex wrote:
ArchaicKoala wrote:Three weeks to go now! This thread is awfully quiet compared to previous years... :?
i think its more that people have been before/know roughly what to expect etc.

wonder who will join me and ArchaicKoala for a forum meet on the saturday?
More events on too. I was at Play Expo just a few weeks ago in Glasgow.
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