Lance Guest

Lance Guest

Lance R. Guest is an American film and television actor. Guest developed a serious interest in acting in the ninth grade, and he majored in theater while attending UCLA. He has starred in many theatrical films including his role as Jimmy alongside actress Jamie Lee Curtis inHalloween II, and also starred in Neil Simon’s I Ought […]

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Tron Designer Bill Adams

Bill Adams

After studying computer science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bill Adams would go on to develop some of the most influential games during the “Golden Age” of the arcade. As an employee of Bally/Midway, Mr. Adams held many positions including programmer, designer, and project lead on a number of notable games. Highlights during his time at […]

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Speaker – Charlie Emery

We’re VERY thankful this year, especially since we can already announce one of our featured speakers for SFGE 2016! Charlie Emery is living out the American dream as a hardworking family man who was able to turn his passion for pinball into a successful business. Spooky Pinball, LLCis the company whose first game, the extremely cool America’s Most Haunted, was a […]

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New Hotel

It’s not a rumor anymore. Like the Jeffersons, SFGE is moving on up! The past two years we pushed the limits of Century Center to the max, both in size and in power. Next June SFGE will take place in the beautiful AAA 4-Diamond Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center. This family-friendly hotel is […]

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SFGE2016 Announcements

Let’s begin this post with a giant “THANK YOU!” You are what makes the Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo a world-class gaming event. The community we have at this show is second to none, and without each of you and the roles you fill there would not be a show in Atlanta. SFGE saw an increase in numbers […]

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Get Into the Party Zone with SFGE!

Let’s be honest, the Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo would not be a very fun show without tons of games to play, most of which are provided by you, our guests. That’s why we’ve committed to offering folks who bring their games to share or sell on our show floor some incredible incentives which can include everything […]

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‘Whoa Nellie!’ New Guests Added to SFGE!

SFGE is pleased to welcome two living legends in pinball to our show this year. Both have had incredible careers spanning multiple manufacturers and have left a lasting legacy in gaming. Most recently, these two founded Whizbang Pinball and are responsible for the throwback game, Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons which will be onhand to […]

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Featured Film Screening: World 1-1

We are pleased to continue the tradition of screening top-quality films at SFGE, and gladly welcome World 1-1 to the 2015 show! World 1-1 is the first in a documentary series on the history of video games. This chapter is about Atari and how they created a new industry. It focuses on the business deals, […]

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Featured Film Screening: Pinball Artist Wade Krause

We are pleased to continue the tradition of screening top-quality films at SFGE, and gladly welcome Pinball Artist Wade Krause to the 2015 show! From his crowded workshop in a rural California rodeo town, artist Wade Krause designs and creates everything pinball. Unwilling to let pinball die at the hand of video games, Wade crafts […]

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SFGE Fun at MomoCon 2015!

The Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo is thrilled to be asked to return to MomoCon and bring dozens of our favorite arcade and pinball games for guests to play all weekend long! MomoCon is a multi-genre fan convention encompassing American and Japanese animation, gaming (video gaming, board and card gaming, Live Action role play gaming), comics and […]

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New Guests Are Music to Our Ears!

SFGE 2015 is pleased to welcome two fantastic musical talents to our show this year. Both have had a tremendous impact on the musical and cultural landscape in regards to videogames. Chris Rickwood Chris Rickwood is an award winning composer known for creating dramatic musical scores for video games including the most recent multiplayer hit, […]

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