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Friday, July 26 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Gaming History

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The folks at Retroware TV and friends talk about where games came from, how they developed, and how some major classics came to be.


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Syd Bolton

Syd Bolton is Canada’s top video game collector with almost 15,000 video games. He runs the Personal Computer Museum in Brantford, Ontario which is home to the largest collection of micro computers in Canada, and also the largest collection of video discs. Bolton is a technology author and frequently appears on television and radio as a guest expert.
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Norman Caruso

Retroware TV
Norman Caruso is the creator of The Gaming Historian, a documentary series covering the history of video games. The show has been featured on Retroware TV, Capcom, GoNintendo, and ScrewAttack. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Elizabeth City State University. You can follow Norman on Twitter @GamingHistorian.
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The Game Chasers

Retroware TV
Billy has been gaming since the Atari 2600 and Intellivision, but “true gaming” for him started his first NES. He has been a serious collector since 2004. Jay is a gameaholic. People say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. But what if you know you have a problem and don’t want to get help? Together they make up the dynamic game collecting team known as the Game Chasers. Their mission: to scour the land... Read More →
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Pat Contri

Retroware TV
Pat Contri is a writer and retro game collector who is best known for his Pat the NES Punk and Flea Market Madness web series. His notoriety could be due to his knowledge/love of Nintendo, his quirky sense of humor, or his bizarre hair. He also helps run Retroware TV. For the past three years he also helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for Child’s Play Charity via his 24 Hour NES Marathons.
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Joey DeSena

Clan of the Gray Wolf
Joey “Roo” DeSena is a retro gamer through and through.He’s the co-founder of Clan of the Gray Wolf and co-hosts the bi-weekly Echo Screen live stream on the same site. He is also Director of Content for RetrowareTV.com and is featured in Vsauce3. His work includes the revered retro-gaming series 16-Bit Gems, the explanatory The Way Games Work, and the fact-finding Head Shot.


Friday July 26, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Panel A Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON

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