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Author Topic: :: Report :: Exhibition / Rock'n'Brok years - Vierzon [FRANCE]  (Read 11511 times)
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« on: April 30, 2008, 07:58:22 PM »

Last week end, I went to a Pinball/Jukebox/US Cars-Life Style Exhibition at 'Vierzon', a town in the middle of France  Smiley

I was there under the banner of the french website GAMOOVER.NET, where I'm also staff  Wink

Ok, so here's what happened there  Wink  arrow

Friday, the 25th of April 2008 - Day 0

Ready to go :

A long trip to do  Shocked  Cool  arrow

I'll get the Galaga with us  Cool

I cannot forget to take the key of it  roll eyes arrow

6 hours later, I'm joining others staff people from Gamoover... time to unload the beast :

Easy when there are a lot of friends to help you 

Let's prepare the stand :

...and two hours later, all is up & running  Grin

The Galaga is ready too :

...and already Gamoover members are playing on it  Smiley

Ok, everything is ready for tomorrow morning, for the public opening.

Some of us got an hotel, but others didn't  Grin

Ok, it's friday evening... we must leave the hall, so we decide to eat together on the hall's parking... outside of course Grin  arrow

No light on this parking... impossible to see what we're eating  Shocked Cheesy

For some of us, it's time to sleep at the hotel... Let's bring some friends with us but hey... because the Galaga, we had to remove the back seats... sorry guys  Grin Grin Grin

End of Day 0  Cool
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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2008, 07:58:41 PM »

Saturday, the 26th of April 2008 - Day 0

Early in the morning... wanna play Galaga ?

Gamoover's members speaking with Darth Nunette  arrow

A lot of pinballs...

Yann, webmaster of the best French pinballs/jukeboxes website : http://www.flippers-jukeboxes.net

Wanna play on this cocktail ?

Pachislots for sale on our stand... a lot of sucess  Tongue Kiss

Darth Nunette... is cleaning the Galaga while 'Mioux' is trying to beat my hiscore  Cheesy

Pitufo on left, and the famous Funkycochise (registred on this board)  Kiss  arrow

'Xevious' is trying to beat my high score on Galaga  arrow

He's a good player... approx 200.00 pts... but not enough to beat me  Cool

And you know what ?, I scored 475300 pts that morning...  What ? You don't believe me ? Have a look at this video right now  arrow

Pic69 playing the Galag'

Nice found Zorg : a *working* Space Invaders board  Cool

Macklane, Pich & High Cobra :

Yann from www.flippers-jukeboxes.net :

Various pictures :

St Menehould stand  Smiley :

Barbec' pow‚ !  Cool

There was also nice cars & bikes  Tongue  arrow

An old Monaco GP by Sega... almost up & running  Kiss

Wanna some spare parts ?

Wanna try Dr Pepper  Roll Eyes Tongue

Alic & Mss Alic :

DS time  Grin

No, we are not in 1982... These two kids are playing Xevious  Smiley

Pachislot Sales :

Fred on the Galag' :

A lot of peple on our stand  Smiley Cool  Cool

End of day 1 : Barbec powwwa, the return  Grin  arrow

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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2008, 07:58:54 PM »

Sunday, the 27th of April 2008 - Day 2

Most of people from the GAMOOVER staff -including me- were at the same hotel during this crazy week end.

So, it's the perfect spot & time for a 'family picture' :  arrow

from left to right : Miss Sto, Sto, Miss High Cobra, Aspic, High Cobra, Darth Nuno, Macklane, Pich, Ksio, Miss Ksio & Funkycochise. This picture has been taken by Darth Nunette  Wink

Back on our stand for the last day of the exhibition.

Someone want to restore this SEGA Monaca GP... good luck  Smiley

It's time for some 'official' pictures  Cheesy : High Cobra & Myself  Wink

Sto playing on his favorite game : Shao-lin's Road

A lot of sucess for our pachislot :

Yes... the year is 2008... and these kids have a lot of fun on Space Invaders  Kiss

Sto, Funkycochise & High Cobra ... "Dr Pepperized"  Grin  arrow

This cocktail with the 48in1 jamma board has a lot of success :

Axelle & Yann for "FlipJuke"  Cheesy :

I've found this for sale... wonderful ...now mine... Kiss  arrow

ZeBassProphet is trying to beat my high score on Galaga  Smiley :

Two generations of players  Kiss  arrow

Some players were really happy to play this game like they use to many years ago  Tongue

Gamoover members & staff  Kiss

Back on this cocktail... 'behind the scene'  arrow

Darth Nunette... she's guarding the baby  Grin ... I mean the Galaga  Roll Eyes Tongue Grin

Yann from FlipJuke... and the snapshots contest between him and me  lol

Very great to meet so many people  Smiley

Outside, on the parking... others gamoover are preparing the food... 'Just one more part  Tongue'

Back on the stand, Pich is cleaning the cocktail ... it shines...

...but not for long... Kids  Grin arrow

A lot of sucess for our stand :

I like this picture  arrow

The kid uses two fingers because the button is too heavy or too large for him I suppose  Grin

High score contest on the 'Shootout' pinball  arrow

Back on the parking, James & Aspic loading their latest toys bought on the show during the week end : pachislots & babyfoot  pacman

Great US cars  Kiss Kiss Kiss

...and it's already time to go  Undecided

Ok, the Galaga has to go back in my home, in Belgium. A last picture at the entrance with gamoover friends  Kiss  arrow

Before loading the game in the Nuno's car  lol  arrow

...time to say bye bye to all the friends...

and fix the date in the calendar for Vierzon 2009  Kiss
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2008, 04:25:30 PM »

The report is now complete. ~Enjoy this pure Arcade Life Style Week end ~  Grin

Many thanks to FLIPPERS-JUKEBOXES team to share the stand with GAMOOVER team (where I'm Staff... in french  Wink ) Kiss Kiss Kiss

See ya all next year for sure  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2008, 05:51:18 AM »

Wow, looks like you guys had a great time at that show. Were you guys selling those Pchislo machines? I really liked that Star Wars one! Would love to find one for my collection.
Thanks for sharing the pics and story!
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2008, 06:27:31 AM »

Wow, Man... Looks like you had a great time!!!

Many of us out there would like to have MORE 'Arcade Lifestyle' events in our lives!!  You're soo lucky!!

Yes, there are events like this in the US, but it's usually always in California.  Too far away! (for me)  Cry

Next best thing is sharing in your adventures!!  Cheesy    Keep it up!!!  Grin Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2008, 01:54:48 AM »

Hey Bruno I have some pics of you, your wife and your Galaga from the show....  Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

From http://www.invaded.fr/

hehe Smiley

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-who can read binary
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« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2008, 03:35:12 PM »

Excellent pictures, looked like everyone had a great time.
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