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==2019 expo==
 
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This expo was held on November 15 - 16 at the Marriott Westchase hotel in [[Houston]].
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File:Bowl master.JPG|Bowl Master game
 
File:Bowl master.JPG|Bowl Master game
 
File:Ic beer mspacman.JPG|Mechanical Ice Cold Beer (left) with Ms. Pac-Man
 
File:Ic beer mspacman.JPG|Mechanical Ice Cold Beer (left) with Ms. Pac-Man
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File:Megatouch intel genny.JPG|A Megatouch console (left) with an Intellivision and Sega Genesis
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File:Pandora boxes.JPG|Two Pandora Box devices running thousands of arcade ROMs
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File:Ps2 computers.JPG|A PlayStation 2 (left) with an Atari 800XL and Commodore 64 computer
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File:Pinball tournament sign.JPG|Sign announcing the pinball tournament
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File:Brett weiss.JPG|Video game author Brett Weiss at his booth
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File:Eugene jarvis.jpg|Video game programmer Eugene Jarvis speaking
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File:Game czar.JPG|The Game Czar’s booth
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File:Cog.jpg|Band Consortium of Genius performing
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File:Loaded popcorn.JPG|Loaded Popcorn performing
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File:Radio cult.jpg|Most members of Radio Cult preparing for their show
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File:Stormtroopers2019.JPG|Several Star Wars Stormtroopers from the local 501st Legion
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File:Viper.JPG|A to scale reproduction of a Colonial Viper from the original Battlestar Galactica tv series
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File:Viper front.JPG|Front shot of the Viper
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File:Haag stuff.JPG|A H. A. A. G. lanyard/weekend pass (left) with promotional "light saber"
 
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Official [http://www.arcadecenter.com/ site]
 
Official [http://www.arcadecenter.com/ site]
 
 
[[Category:Vectrex events]]
 
[[Category:Vectrex events]]
 
[[Category:Vectrex games]]
 
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Revision as of 18:45, November 18, 2019

H. A. A. G. 2019 expo
Haag promo

Promo flier

Definition Gaming expo
Location Houston, Texas, U. S. A.
Started 2002
Dates November 15-16, 2019
Vectrex role Several Vectrexes were present at the show.

Background

The Houston Area Arcade Group, or H. A. A. G., is an annual gaming expo based in Houston, Texas, U. S. A. and was founded by Keith Christensen. Its first show was on May 25th, 2002 at the local Fitzgerald’s music club. 52 arcade and pinball games were slated to appear, all set on free play (after an attendant paid an admission fee), along with a Tron and a pinball contest were also held. People could also buy, sell and/or trade games, along with tips at a gaming clinic were held.

The show has since grown to having up to (or over) 400 standalone arcade and pinball games, along with guest speakers brought in for lectures, more contests/door prizes were included, an extra day was added to the shows, miscellaneous entertainment machines have since been brought in (such as slot machines, music videos, concerts and movie screenings were ran, many vendors have also been added along the years and kickoff parties have been held elsewhere before an expo.

Starting with the November, 2008 show, home gaming consoles were added to the lineup. The Vectrex has been present at several expos since, including the 2019 show.

2019 expo

This expo was held on November 15 - 16 at the Marriott Westchase hotel in Houston.

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Vectrex appearance

The local to Houston Guru Guys brought in several Vectrexes. Included with the setup was a VecMulti loaded with games, copies of Vector Pilot and Vector Patrol and one of the Vectrexes was adorned with a Vectrexians Vectrex Wrap.

Gallery (Vectrex and vector arcade cousins)

(coin-operated video games)

(pinball)

(computers and consoles)

(miscellaneous gaming)

(miscellaneous/related)

Trivia

  • Mention Vectrex games/clones
  • Thousands of games due to multis, MAMES, Pandoras Boxes, etc.

Links

Official site

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