The Raleigh Game & Geek Expo is produced by Raleigh Retro Gamers. This event features 40+ vendors who sell gaming and geek-related merchandise, or are involved in the gaming and geek culture. During this event, we will be hosting an Esports tournament organized by Oak City Esports. This tournament consists of 7 modern games and will be played online (To play in the tournament you must have pre-registered online). The Expo also features 20+ gaming consoles from multiple eras of gaming FREE for you to enjoy. We hope you have fun, find some cool stuff, and bask in the nostalgia. Game and Geek on!
Food and drinks as well as a walk-up bar are located near the main lobby area. It’s located to the right of the front doors of the conference center. Look for the sign near the entrance of the conference center where you checked in at for directions.
There is an ATM machine located in the main lobby near the elevators.
The Esports Tournament is organized by Oak City Esports. Players needed to pre-register for this tournament. Registration for the tournament will close once the max number of participants has been reached.
2/3 Rounds per Game(3/5 rounds for Tekken), 3v3 for KOFXV
2/3 Games per Set(3/5 for Strive)
3/5 Games for Winners, Losers & Grand Finals
Winner of prior game must keep same character, Loser of prior game player may switch character
BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLER, we are limited on extra controllers. If it is a wireless controller, please disconnect your controller when you are finished playing.
Schedule(subject to change):
7 players or less 1st: 70%, 2nd: 30%
8 players or more 1st: 60%, 2nd: 30%, 3rd: 10%
16 players or more 1st: 40% 2nd: 30% 3rd: 20% 4th: 10%
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The gaming stations are set up and provided by Raleigh Retro Gamers members. Thank you to Heather Kent, Ryan McIntee, Will Smitka, Cozz E Tripp, and David Klingler. These systems are FREE for anyone to play.
These are the systems that will be set up to play.
Sega Master System with Multicart (Composite)
2 x Sega Genesis Model 1 with Multicart (RGB)
Sega Genesis Model 3 with Altered Beast (Composite)
3 x Super Nintendo with Multicart (RGB)
Super Nintendo with Multicart (S-Video)
Super Nintendo Model 2 with Multicart (Composite)
2 x NES with Multicarts (Composite)
PC Engine with Multicart (Composite)
Atari 2600 Heavy Sixer with Multicart (Composite)
Nintendo 64 with Multicart (S-Video)
Nintendo 64 with Multicart (Composite)
N64 with Multicart
Gamecube with SD Loader
2 x Switch w/ Windjammers, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and Smash
Xbox 360 w/ Guitar Hero