Alex CND (or CaptainNintendoDude) has been a strong force in the Nintendo YouTuber community. With a strong focus of being a video game vlogger and traveling the country in an RV to various conventions, Alex dedicates himself to his work and insuring that what you get in the videos is authentically him. Oh yeah, he also waited in line a full month to be the first person to buy the Nintendo Switch from the Nintendo New York store.
Since 2005, the CAGcast has been a pretty silly podcast about video games and the topics that affect gamers. Hosts CheapyD, Wombat, and Shipwreck talk industry news, review games, supply game shopping tips and generally share too much of our personal lives. Giving new meaning to “Talk is Cheap”, the CAGcast is the official Podcast of the video game shopping community, CheapAssGamer.com
Join Cheapy D, Shipwreck and Wombat for a live recording of the CAGcast at this years Long Island Retro Gaming Expo.
Anatoly Shashkin’s “DOS Nostalgia” is about memories, re-examining the past, and software preservation. Drop by to discover a whole new world of MS-DOS games and learn about what makes them so special, or to revisit your IBM PC memories.
Leonard Herman, the Game Scholar, is the father of videogame history. His book Phoenix, now in its 4th edition, was the first comprehensive book about the history of videogames, when it was published in 1994. Now a columnist with Old School Gaming Magazine, Leonard has written articles for Electronic Gaming Monthly, Game Informer, Edge and many other magazines. For the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo he is teaming up with the Immortal John Hancock to discuss Game history and preservation.
NESmaker is a software tool for creating brand new, hardware playable, cartridge based games for the Nintendo Entertainment System…without having to write a single line of code. Come see one of the projects co-founders talk about how this amazing project came to be in a live Q&A session at the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo 2018.
Patrick Hickey, Jr., is the author of the book, “The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Video Game Developers,” which features interviews with legendary video game creators the likes of David Crane, Warren Spector, Mark Turmell and John Tobias and has been covered by the New York Daily News, Forbes, Huffington Post and the Miami Herald.
Hickey is also a voice actor, having starred in Shotgun With Glitters’ Survival/Horror game, “The Padre” and is the writer of the upcoming video game, Tr.1.S, which features a dev team consisting of industry vets from Madden, Overwatch, God of War and Sunset Overdrive. Hickey also voices one of the game’s main protagonists, p05.
Jeremy Parish will be returning to the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo in 2018! The original classic gaming podcast continues its endless quest to explore the history of video games, one game at a time. From forgotten black-and-white arcade machines to modern-day remakes, Retronauts spans more than four decades of vintage gaming greatness!
Shawn Long, better known in the gaming community as RGT 85, covers everything on YouTube from retro gaming to the Nintendo Switch. Appearing for the first time at the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo 2018, Shawn is looking forward to meeting fans, finding games, entertaining on his panel, and having a blast in Long Island!
Jon Downey best known as Spawn Wave is best known for creating News Shows and technical teardowns for game consoles and electronics. He is looking forward to seeing what the gaming scene in Long Island can offer.
Adam Shub aka Squarepainter has been hand painting nostalgic pixel art since 2008. His YouTube channel consists of time lapse paintings, art reviews, pick up videos and more. He’ll be presenting a panel alongside TinyNeenja about good/bad video game box art and everything in between.
The Stone Age Gamer Podcast is a weekly show from Geekade where Dan Ryan and Kris Randazzo talk about video games from a retro gamer’s perspective. Covering topics such as new releases, video game music, trivia contests, all-time retro classics and more, The Stone Age Gamer Podcast has a little something for everyone, and is the official podcast of stoneagegamer.com.
At LI Retro this year, Dan and Kris will be joined by Dean DeFalco from the Vest and Friends Podcast to record a live episode of their show. There will be humor, retro games, and probably a beard or two if everything goes according to plan. Stay tuned for more!”
David Murray (AKA: The 8-Bit Guy) produces a computer video series focusing mainly on retro technology from the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s. Some people will be re-living their childhood, while others will be experiencing the technology for the first time.
Longtime Mega-Collector of nearly 30 complete US collections. One of the original organizers of the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. Currently sharing his collection on his growing channel The Immortal John Hancock. Featured guest speaker of many Northwest Game Expos including Canada.
Vinny is the creator of the Vinesauce YouTube channel which is home to video game corruptions, showcases of awful games, disturbing Mario and Luigi cartoons, original characters, and bizarre game glitches. He also has a popular Twitch channel where his youtube material comes from.
The We Talk Games Podcast Arcade Weekly is a half hour, hard cut, stacked arcade game review show! Each week Kyle VonKubik, Wiggly of Trap Door, and John E Capcom will review one hot arcade game that you need to play, maybe!