The talks schedule for PLAY Expo Blackpool has now been finalised.
Talks will once again be in the larger room at the other side of the hotel. A map will be posted with the locations onto social media and we will have maps around the venue, along with talk timetables and the tournament schedule.
We have a very special 'world first' talk on the Saturday - all three of our guests will be sitting together on a joint panel to discuss the Commodore Amiga and their role in making the home computer a huge success in Europe.
Saturday 15th July
Talks - hosted by The Retro Hour Podcast:
12:00 - Gary Bracey - Ocean Talk and Q&A
14:00 - David Pleasance / Gary Bracey / Mark Cale – Commodore Amiga Talk and Q&A
16:00 - Mark Cale – System 3 Talk and Q&A
Sunday 16th July
Talks - hosted by Alex Verrey & Matt Andrews:
12:00 - Jim Bagley - Spectrum Next Talk and Q&A
14:00 - Alex Verrey (Big Boy Barry) - Games World Talk and Q&A
As well as our scheduled talks, we have a number of other guests who are joining us for the weekend. Bob Wakelin will be in the trader hall all weekend next to Attic Bug and will be able to sign his artwork for you. Mark R. Jones will be joining us all day Saturday and will be giving away digital samplers of his upcoming book. Finally Pacman world record holder Jon Stoodley will be in the arcade all weekend attempting to set a new world record on Pacman 20th Anniversary machine.
This year our Saturday talks will be hosted by the team from the popular Retro Hour Podcast.