2019 Special Guests
Limited Run Games
Limited Run Games is a publisher of limited run physical games that were previously only available digitally. They focus on bringing these physical games to the PlayStation Vita, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Limited Run Games will be with us all weekend selling their games and hosting a panel that you will not want to miss.
The Game Chasers
Jay will be back again this year form the popular game collecting Youtube duo know as "The Game Chasers". Jay is ready to share his adventures of hunting games in all kinds of places such as gaming stores, flea markets, thrift stores, and even peoples attics. Jay offers a unique perspective on video game collecting and he is even working on a "Game Chasers" movie!
Olivia Mears, AvantGeek, is best known for unconventional costumes such as gowns made from holiday decorations & food themed "Taco Belle" & "Pizzarella.” Her work has been in commercials for Taco Bell, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and worn at MTV's VMA. She is an ambassador for SINGER® Sewing Company and has judged for the Her Universe Fashion Show and the Crown Championship of Cosplay at C2E2, NYCC, and Singapore.
Eric "8-bit" Perez started playing video games at the age of four when his older brother bought a Sega Master System. From there he was instantly hooked on playing with anything he could get his hands on. Shortly after, his life was forever changed when he received his own NES for Christmas and the rest is history. In 2010, he created a video game review show called The 8-bit Eric Show on YouTube. Since then, he decided to start collecting video games again and became friends with many other gamers in the YouTube community.
Pixel Game Squad
Aaron has been in the video game collecting scene for years. He started back on youtube in 2014 and has been apart of 3 channels all revolving around the world of retro gaming and it’s importance. Aaron saw great success in a show called TheNESPursuit and has recently brought the show back to great reception from the retro gaming community. He runs a channel called Pixel Game Squad where he can now upload quality content every few days while keeping the passion for retro alive.
Russ is overall one of the nicest guys you will ever meet. He is always smiling in all his videos, and has a blast interacting with his viewers through comments or his live streams. His puts out weekly content on his channel and ranges from reviews, quick plays, and DIY projects including custom NES controllers and systems. Not only does he collect retro and modern video games, but he was also manager of a local video game store for 5 years. Russ’s love for video games is shown through his work, but it's also part of the car he drives. It is a full custom car, to the paint job, Mario graphic, custom interior, and even a Blue Winged Spike Shell as a Cargo carrier that sits on top of the car, scaring a few drivers who happen to catch Russ in their rearview mirror.
JLuv81 is a retro and modern gamer, collector, content creator and live streamer. A fan of Nintendo since the 80's with a love for the retro community and also enjoys all Playstation consoles. Jen has been in several collaborations with other Youtubers, does unboxing, pickups, reviews, discussions and vlogs sharing her experiences at conventions and The Nintendo Store in New York City. She is always positive and promotes positivity in her videos and live streams. She has started her channel in 2016.
bp RetroPower is a veteran, nerd, and all-around nice guy, seriously, he has his moments, He is an avid collector, gamer, and maker. He enjoys retro as well as modern gaming. On his channel you can find retro and modern game reviews, console and game repairs, and the occasional mod. He also supports the homebrew community through hacks and reproductions of custom and new retro games.
DISTANT STAR CARES
Distant Star Cares is a semi-annual video game speedrun charity marathon held in Upstate South Carolina organized by a community of speed runners from around the world united in their initiative to help sick & disabled children get the emotional & physical care that they desperately need. Since 2016, they have raised nearly $3000 dollars for their charities: Extra Life on behalf of the Children's Hospital of Greenville Health System, St. Jude's Research Hospital and the Child's Play charity. Join Distant Star Cares at this year's SEGE for some awesome speed running demonstrations and challenges.
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