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Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:39 pm

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Retro Con

It's a retro toy convention in southeast Pennsylvania, to be held November 11th, 2012! Along with having great toy dealers such as [MEGA TOY FAN] the show will also offer door prizes such as an exclusive TF designed by frenzy_rumble (frenzyrumble.com)!

OverLord DuoCon door prize sponsored by Optimus Prime!

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Retro Con will also offer retro games, a costume contest, an art contest and special guests!

To Learn More Check Out: retrocons.com

And Find Us On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RetroCons

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And of course there's much more to come!
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Re: Retro Con 2012

Postby GuyIncognito » Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:50 pm

Awesome, I will be there for sure!
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Re: Retro Con 2012

Postby Krok » Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:54 pm

That Overlord is a thing of beauty.

Curse this vast expanse of water that separates me from it!
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Re: Retro Con 2012

Postby GuyIncognito » Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:55 pm

How does the door prize work? Are they given out to random attendees at the door, or is there a raffle, or what?
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Seibertron » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:48 pm

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Popular fan Rosemary Ward, also known as Screamers84 here on Seibertron.com, stopped by to share some information about the upcoming Retro Con convention with all of us here at Seibertron.com. Here's the information that she posted:

Screamers84 wrote:Retro Con

It's a retro toy convention in southeast Pennsylvania, to be held November 11th, 2012! Along with having great toy dealers such as [MEGA TOY FAN] the show will also offer door prizes such as an exclusive TF designed by frenzy_rumble (frenzyrumble.com)!

OverLord DuoCon door prize sponsored by Optimus Prime!

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Retro Con will also offer retro games, a costume contest, an art contest and special guests!

To Learn More Check Out: retrocons.com

And Find Us On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RetroCons

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And of course there's much more to come!


Additional information about this convention will be provided as it becomes available. Thanks again to Screamers84 for sharing this information with all of us here at Seibertron.com.
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Erailea » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:41 pm

Wow. Something I can actually travel to, though it'll require several hours of driving >.< I'll have to see if I have the time (and money) to make it. Sounds like it'd be fun!
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby MGrotusque » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:26 pm

I like The Angry Video Game Nerd. His Youtube vids are hilarious! At least i think so anyways.
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Trikeboy » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:39 pm

Is Overlord a one off custom or a convention exclusive remold?
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Seibertron » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:42 pm

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Trikeboy wrote:Is Overlord a one off custom or a convention exclusive remold?


I'm pretty sure it's a one-off custom ... but maybe Screamers84 can let us know for sure.
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby MR Optimus Prime » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:47 am

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DUOCON-307 Overlord is a one off custom from the creative mind of yours truly! Custom figure re-painted by FrenzyRumble, custom box, with Tech Specs re-written by me for RETROCON.



FUNCTION: SELF CONTAINED NOMADIC ASSAULT MACHINE

“I stand my ground. I have conquered EVERY challenge. I hunger for conflict without end”.

A legendary force of inorganic nature, he emerges as the new and deadly Ambassador Of Destruction, a Decepticon ANTI-HERO. Enemies tremble at mere whispers of his existence. This Transector has Autobots guessing as he downgrades himself to standard Earth sized vehicles. Weary of battles unchallenged and searching for new ways to prove himself in combat, Overlord sets Mega & Giga free, foregoing his Godmaster multiple functions activated by them while in engine mode. No location is too remote; no terrain is too tough for this megalithic power-monger as he transforms into BOTH a Gigatank to steamroll a path ahead, and a Megajet for C-SAC duty (Carrier, Spy, & Air Combat). Carries an infra-red heat seeking laser canon, ready for all-out war!

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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby FortMacs » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:50 am

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would love to go, since its fairly close.. not sure if ill have the cash to go though. :(
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:48 am

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Thanks Ryan for sharing this and Optimus Prime, pretty much filled you in on the exclusive Overlord. But there's to be a few more Transformer exclusives to be there as well. Mega Toy Fan plans to have an exclusive piece for sell during the Con and for those that pre-register and buy their tickets ahead of time, they'll be entered in for another exclusive Transformer-related item that will only be at Retro Con.

Buy Tickets!http://retrocons.com/purchase-retro-con-tickets/
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:09 pm

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Retro Con Pre-registrant Door Prize!

We are having a special raffle drawing that will be held ONLY for pre-registrants of the show! The prize will be a Transformers yarn doll created by show organizer Tony. The character will be Autobot engineer Wheeljack. He stands 16″ tall and is created from craft yarn woven into a plastic canvas skeleton (with everything hot-glued together). These are very time-consuming to make, so Tony does not create them often. Now is your chance to own a truly unique Transformers item!!

The drawing will be held early in the day, probably around 10 or 11am, and any losing tickets from pre-registrant drawing will go back into the raffle pool for the regular door prizes! Go to the “Buy Tickets” tab at the top of the retrocons.com page to pre-register. Good luck!!

Buy Tickets In Advancehttp://retrocons.com/purchase-retro-con-tickets/

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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:39 pm

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We now have Paypal (Buy It Now) buttons on the retro con site. So if your looking to buy your tickets in advance or would like to buy one of those remaining tables, check it out!

Art contest and costume info to be posted soon!

http://retrocons.com/

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Retro Con is proud to announce our latest door prize for Retro Con attendees! The SDCC 2012 Bruticus Set!

http://retrocons.com/2012/08/24/retro-con-door-prize-sdcc-2012-bruticus-set/
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby GuyIncognito » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:16 pm

Screamers84 wrote:Retro Con is proud to announce our latest door prize for Retro Con attendees! The SDCC 2012 Bruticus Set!

http://retrocons.com/2012/08/24/retro-con-door-prize-sdcc-2012-bruticus-set/


How do the door prizes work? Are they just awarded randomly? Are there any qualifications, like do you have to pre-purchase tickets to be eligible? Or do you have to buy raffle tickets or something like that? Do you have to be there by a certain time?
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:14 am

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If you buy your ticket ahead of time, you'll receive three tickets one that will be for a pre-register door prize and then two extra tickets for door prizes through out the day. Then if your ticket's not pulled for the pre-register door prize, your third ticket will be thrown into the lot with the other two, which will up your chances for the big goodies, like the Bruticus Set! It's basically all random though and no one will have more then three tickets.


If you buy at the door, you'll only receive two tickets and all dealers will receive a door prize ticket as well.
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:15 am

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Tony and I sold five more tables for Retro Con yesterday! With over 70 percent of our tables sold and if all goes well... After promoting at Baltimore Comic Con and then New York Comic Con..maybe we should look into getting a few more tables? Fill that convention center up!

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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:37 pm

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Retro Con Update!

As of right now we have 55 tables sold, with only twenty left.. Not bad with two months still to go before the Convention!

This weekend I promoted the show big time, handing out over 150 plus cards during Baltimore Comic Con and I plan to do more during New York comic Con!

Buy your tickets & tables at A Convention For The Retro Fan In You! | Costume Contest, Art Contest, Dealers Room, Door Prizes & More!

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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:27 am

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Just another Retro Con update :)

We have all 75 tables sold for Retro Con, but I have added 10 more, for those that still maybe interested in getting tables! http://retrocons.com/dealers-and-exhibitors/

Advance tickets are only available for a limited time, so for those looking to cut down on the wait the day of the con, buy those tickets now:
http://retrocons.com/purchase-retro-con-tickets/

More Door Prizes will be listed soon, but I did want to send a shout out to Keith with Plastic Army Toys for the donation of another doorpize, the non transforming Nightbird figure by Impossible toys!

Cosplayers remember we are having a costume contest!

And for you talented fan we'll also have an art contest, ran by Raksha (The original organizer of Botcon 1995)!

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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Megatron000 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:36 am

Definitely wishing I lived somewhat close to Pennsylvania right now...
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:45 pm

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I know the feeling when it comes to a Con I like :) We're really starting to sell the tickets though, which is a good thing :)
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:14 am

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Advance ticket sells end October 20th! So for those that would like to be included in extra exclusive door prizes, buy those tickets now! http://retrocons.com/purchase-retro-con-tickets/

Also we've sold 85 tables..So for those dealers that would still like to set up, we have five tables left.

A Look at A Retro Con Exclusive: OverLord Sponsored and put together by Optimus Prime and Keith Smith!
Link: http://retrocons.com/2012/10/16/a-retro-con-exclusive-comes-together-overlord-transformers-exclusive/
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby SJ21 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:04 pm

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I have been looking for a local convention. I'm in!

It would be cool to meet up with some of you guys there.
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:19 pm

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Cool look forward to seeing you there :)
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Re: Information about Retro Con 2012

Postby Screamers84 » Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:48 pm

Motto: "Always be yourself and never grow up!"
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Thundercats Are On The Loose At RetroCon 2012!

RETROCON 2012 Convention Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qPO2Ua1PaEfeature=plcp

Don't forget, tomorrow is the last day you can pre-buy your tickets for the show! This makes you eligible for exclusive door prizes and helps you get through the line quicker! But if you can't swing it, no problem, you can still pay at the door too. :)

Buy Tickets: http://retrocons.com/purchase-retro-con-tickets/
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