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FREE PLAY FLORIDA 2017

NOVEMBER 17-19 ORLANDO

Show Hours: Friday 4-11, Saturday 10-10 (afterparty 11-2am), Sunday 10-4

Books shipped in closer than we planned so they will be available at the show!  Limited quantities of the Ultimate Street Fighter will be for sale, be among the first to get a copy!

 

Things to do!

Pinball

Enjoy the magic of the Silverball! Machines from the latest releases to nearly a century old!  All on free play.

Video Games

An amazing collection of your favorite games including some extremely rare gems you’ll never play anywhere else!

 

Consoles

One of the largest community collections of vintage computers and console systems in the southeast.

 

 Interact

FPF offers a fantastic array of gaming celebrities, artists, vendors and events! Something for everyone.

$35/day
Saturday
  • All Access Nov 18 10am-10pm

  • *After Party is a separate ticket!

Special Guests and Speakers

Nathan Barnatt

Nathan Barnatt

Join Nathan for an intellectual conversation on the value of resistors.

Walter Day

Walter Day

The legendary founder of Twin Galaxies and The Walter Day Collection of gaming trading cards.

Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell

Gamer of the Century, the first Perfect Pac Man player, former Donkey Kong world record holder.

Brian Colin

Brian Colin

CEO of Game Refuge Inc. an independent video game design and development studio.

Tim Lapetino

Tim Lapetino

Author of The Art of Atari and The Undisputed Street Fighter from Dynamite Publishing.

Gary Stern

Gary Stern

Founder of Stern Pinball and industry evangelist.

Jersey Jack

Jersey Jack

Founder of Jersey Jack Pinball, meet Jack Guarnieri and play his newest game Dialed In!

Steve Ritchie

Steve Ritchie

The remarkable pinball and video game designer.

Floridian Guests

George Lowe

George Lowe

The voice of Cartoon Network's Space Ghost Coast to Coast joins us for Space Ghost Live!

Thomas Blasco

Thomas Blasco

The one and only real-life Space Ghost returns for another hilarious episode.

Todd Rogers

Todd Rogers

The video game industry's first player to be hired for his playing skills.

Scott Adams

Scott Adams

Founder of Adventure International and author of countless best selling Text Adventures games.

Steven Kleisath

Steven Kleisath

World record holder of the classic arcade game Mario Bros.

Stephen Boyer

Stephen Boyer

World record holder of the classic arcade game Mario Bros.

David Cruz

David Cruz

World record holder of the classic arcade game Tron.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Show Floor Opens4:00 pmMain Hall
2Tim Lapetino Book SigningTim Lapetino 6:00 pmMain Hall
3Social Mixer For All Online Forums6:00 pmVIP Room
4Street Fighters II Champion Edition Tournament6:00 pmMain Hall
5FPF 2017 Merchandise SigningRetrO_SpecTrum , Barrett Biggers Art 7:00 pmMain Hall
6Meet Nathan BarnattNathan Barnatt 7:00 pmMain Hall
7AtariAge and Tim Lapetino Meet-upSteve Ritchie , Tony Temple , Paul Drury , Todd Rogers , Tim Lapetino 8:00 pmVIP Room
8Film Screening - Neutral with Nathan BarnattNathan Barnatt 8:00 pmPanel Room
9Chill Screen LIVE With Nathan BarnattRichie Knucklez , Nathan Barnatt 9:00 pmMain Hall
10Mario Bros. One Million PointsStephen Boyer , Steven Kleisath Main Hall
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Mario Bros. Japanese Rom MarathonStephen Boyer , Steven Kleisath MAIN HALL
2BEAT BILLY MITCHELL AT PAC-MANBilly Mitchell 12:00 PMMAIN HALL
3JACK GUARNIERI FROM JERSEY JACK PINBALLJersey Jack 12:00 PMPANEL ROOM
4ARCADE LEGENDS PANEL HOSTED BY WALTER DAYStephen Boyer , Steven Kleisath , David Cruz , Tony Temple , Walter Day , Billy Mitchell , Todd Rogers 1:00 PMPANEL ROOM
5THE FLORIDA "WRONG OFF"Billy Mitchell , Nathan Barnatt 2:00 PMMAIN HALL
6STEVE RITCHIE PANELSteve Ritchie 2:00 PMPANEL ROOM
7501ST PHOTO OP AT GIANT STAR WARS501ST 3:00 PMMAIN HALL
8GARY STERN FROM STERN PINBALLGary Stern 3:00 PMPANEL ROOM
9KEITH APICARY MOBILE NEO-GEO PHOTO OPNathan Barnatt 4:00 PMMAIN HALL
10RAMPAGE! TO THE ROCK HOSTED BY BRIAN COLINBrian Colin 4:00 PMPANEL ROOM
11WALTER DAY'S PHOTO OP AND CARD SWAPStephen Boyer , Steven Kleisath , Steve Ritchie , Richie Knucklez , David Cruz , Tony Temple , Walter Day , Billy Mitchell , Nathan Barnatt , Todd Rogers , Brian Colin , Gary Stern , Jersey Jack 5:00 PMMAIN HALL
12RAMPAGE! EXTRAS AUDITIONS WITH KEITH APICARY AND BRIAN COLINNathan Barnatt , Brian Colin 5:00 PMPANEL ROOM
13BEAT KEITH APICARY AT DIVEKICKNathan Barnatt 6:00 PMMAIN HALL
14AZTARAC PANELTony Temple , Paul Drury , Walter Day , Billy Mitchell 6:00 PMPANEL ROOM
15GALAXY HEROES CHARITY PHOTO OPThomas Blasco 7:00 PMMAIN HALL
16SPACE GHOST LIVE!Nathan Barnatt , George Lowe , Thomas Blasco , Tim Lapetino 8:00 PMPANEL ROOM
17RAMPAGE! ON STAGE WITH KEITH APICARY AND BRIAN COLINNathan Barnatt 10:00 PMMAIN HALL
18ULTIMATE STREET FIGHTER V TOURNAMENT2:00 PMMAIN HALL
19STERN PINBALL MEET UPSteve Ritchie , Gary Stern 4:00 PMVIP ROOM
20STREET FIGHTER 30TH TOURNAMENT FINAL8:00 PMMAIN HALL
21SHOW FLOOR OPENS10:00 AMMAIN HALL
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Scott Adams - The InheritanceScott Adams 12:00 pmPanel Room
2Scott Adams SigningScott Adams 1:00 pmMain Hall
3Making Video Games Hosted By Burnout Game VenturesBurnout Game Ventures , Scott Adams , Brian Colin 2:00 pmPanel Room
4SHOW FLOOR OPENS10:00 AMMAIN HALL
5Neo Geo: the Legend and the Drama with NeoGeo collecting veterans John "Geddon_Jt" Thacker and Billy "Supergun" Pitt10:00 AMPanel Room

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

These are the people and companies that make our event possible!

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WHAT IS FREE PLAY FLORIDA?

Free Play is You! Free Play Florida is a three day celebration of the history, artistry, competition, and creation of electronic gaming of all kinds driven by the enthusiastic gamers of the south east.   Over 200 arcade and pinball games, hundreds of consoles and countless things to learn, play and see!

FPF is a presentation of the Byte Amusement Group, a Florida Non Profit Organization.

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