Doc Mack – Galloping Ghost Arcade/Productions – Doc is the owner of the 600+ arcade game Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, IL. He’s a gift to this industry that is working with the entire arcade scene to grow it and develop it further. His other related enterprises include Galloping Ghost Productions (newly developed arcade games), and Kombat Kon (fan event for Mortal Kombat fans).
Dan Loosen – Midwest Gaming Classic / GOAT Store – Dan Loosen has been running the GOAT Store, LLC with his business partner Gary Heil for 18 years. The company was formed when the pair was trying to collect video games at a time that people selling games didn’t think about their collectible nature. The company has grown and changed throughout the past 18 years, now having more than 20,000 items in stock, and selling throughout the world! The GOAT Store has expanded to publish games for retro consoles and host the annual Midwest Gaming Classic trade show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that draws more than 10,000 gamers together. Dan will bring this “behind the scenes” knowledge in his articles.
Billy Mitchell – History’s most famous video game player. Proclaimed the Video Game Player of the Century at the 1999 Tokyo Game Show, Billy has enjoyed a remarkable career that included history’s first perfect score on Pac-Man (3,333,360 points on July 3, 1999) and appearing in the 1982 LIFE magazine photograph that featured the video game superstars of the Golden Age of video games. Famous the world over as the iconic creator of Rickey’s World Famous Sauce, Billy is based in Hollywood, Florida and is the co-creator of the annual Kong Off (the official Donkey Kong World Championship).
Walter Day – As the founder of Twin Galaxies, the oldest video game scorekeeping and adjudication service in history, Walter Day is known as the creator of e-sports and has often been called The Patron Saint of Video Games. His remarkable efforts to find, verify and catalog video game world records has led to a decades-long partnership with The Guinness Book of World Records.
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