Panel Room A
Comic Books for Dummies
Want to get into comic books, but have no idea how? Want to know why Batman became a pirate? Bring all your nerdy queries to Comic Drake and his pal, Wood Hawker, as they answer YOUR questions about the ridiculous, convoluted, and confusing mess that are comic books.
The Game Theorists very own Gaijin Goombah answers YOUR burning questions on gaming, anime, YouTube, and just why in the world he's a goomba!
8-bit Eric LIVE!
Who knows what the heck is going on anymore? Eric sure doesn't. But despite this, come hang out, take in his wisdom or maybe ask a couple of questions. Just don't get caught slipping.
Q&A with Pat the NES Punk
The man behind Pat the NES Punk, the #CUPodcast, and Flea Market Madness is here! Join Pat Contri as he talks about his current and future projects, discusses his new book, Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library, his NES mobile app, and shows off a new video! Then stick around for the wacky and famous Play the Punk Challenge! Are you ready?
Teams of our guests compete in gameshow-themed events.
Panel Room B
Chillin with the Chief
Dumpster diving at Game Stop and the do's and dont's of free game hunting.
Have you ever wondered what the process is to make a new game for an old console? Or what it takes to make a new game for modern consoles like the Wii U, PS4 and Xbox One?
Join John Lester who is part of the CollectorVision Games team as he discusses the process of creating a new video game from scratch, and shares exclusive looks at some of their new games that they are working on.
Cosplay contest - 90s cartoon and tv show-themed
Panel Room A
Taffeta Darling & Stina Glitters
Cosplay and Cosplaying
Stina Glitters and Taffeta Darling have been making costumes and judging contests for years and bring a wealth of knowledge between them both. Come spend an hour with them talking cosplay! It'll be a Q&A format where they will share their favorite materials to use, where to find them, how to make the most for less and much more.
Scottsquatch & Wood Hawker
Game Giveaway and Q&A
Come win games by just asking us questions. Includes free candy.
Black Nerd Comedy
Q&A with the Black Nerd
Andre from Black Nerd Comedy returns to Retropalooza for Q&A, live rants, theme song sing-alongs and 80s & 90s nostalgia.
Q&A with Alpha
Come hang out and let's talk about music, movies, videos games and the meaning of life.
The Game Chasers
Q&A with The Chodes
Ask the guys about their travels, shenanigans or collecting tips.
All Guest Panel
All guests Q&A
Join all the Retropalooza guests for one final session.