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Midwest Gaming Classic

Hypeman Andy Nelson tells us why the Midwest Gaming Classic, happening this weekend in Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center, is the coolest annual event in Milwaukee.

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Guest: Andy Nelson

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Midwest Gaming Classic Returns

We talk to hypeman Andy Nelson about the return of the Midwest Gaming Classic.  

It’s one of the country’s largest independent gaming trade shows and it’s this weekend from Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2nd at the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.,

Taking over all three floors of the Downtown convention center, guests can play thousands of pinball, arcade, console, and tabletop games, enjoy live entertainment, and meet pop-culture personalities – all for free with the price of admission. (Kids 9 and under receive free admission.)

The weekend has something for gamers of all ages and abilities:

  • Hundreds of free-play pinball, arcade, and console games
  • A playable gaming museum, with games that span the ages – from PONG to the latest in virtual reality gaming technology
  • 30th Anniversary celebration of NBA Jam, featuring the iconic voice of Tim Kitzrow
  • Tabletop gaming, tabletop role-playing games, trading card games
  • Game tournaments and esports competitions
  • Cosplay contests and Live Action Role Play opportunities
  • Celebrity and industry professional panels, meet & greets
  • Famous movie car replicas from Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, and more
  • Video-game-themed bands
  • 26-foot inflatable gorilla, affectionately named the Dankey Kang

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