The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Please take a look at the variety of businesses and products ready to meet your gaming needs as our 2022 SFGE Sponsors:
Marco Specialties, Inc. has one mission: provide pinball machine owners one source for Everything Pinball. Founded in 1985 and online since 1999, Marco has since grown to offer over 30,000 individual parts for thousands of pinball machines to customers around the world. With thousands of rare parts, large inventories of common parts, industry-leading fulfillment, and trusted customer service, Marco is the central pillar of the global pinball machine community. Customers ranging from first-time pinball machine owners to large pinball arcade operators find everything they need at Marco. As the pinball community grows around the world, Marco supports the pinball industry by sponsoring dozens of pinball shows, exhibitions, tournaments and other events every year.
Marco Specialties has been an SFGE sponsor since day 1, and we are thrilled to welcome their continued support!
Classic Game Rooms
Dedicated to bringing home entertainment to your game room. Located in Covington, GA, Classic Game Rooms is Atlanta Georgia’s #1 Pinball Machine and gaming Distributor for Stern Pinball, Jersey Jack , Chicago Gaming Company, American Pinball, Raw Thrills, Namco, Incredible Technologies, and more!
Blue Ghost Arcade
The VOG (Voice of Geeks) Network is a streaming and podcast network dedicated to geek culture including Video Games, Anime, Comics, Science Fiction, and Fantasy. Founded in 2012 by video game podcasting veterans, VOG is anchored by two of the longest running video game talk shows on the internet – The Bobby Blackwolf Show and Orange Lounge Radio – airing back to back on their Twitch channel on Sunday nights starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT and available wherever you get your podcasts
This year, we’re thrilled to receive continued support from longtime sponsors Amebous Labs to promote their new virtual reality game, Loam. Check out their description:
Loam is a garden simulation game coming to Oculus Quest virtual reality headsets in 2021. From nurturing a beautiful garden to decorating your space and attracting cute critters, create your own oasis in VR! Check out the Loam indie game booth at SFGE to get an exclusive look inside the magical world.
Meeple Madness offers a family-friendly place to explore a variety of hobbies with friends both old and new. Their space includes a variety of table sizes – from a massive 10×5 configuration for the largest war games to more intimate tables perfect for small board games or card games. Their retail section includes a huge selection of board games, as well as popular miniature and role-playing games. They also carry the hottest collectible card games and accessories for nearly every tabletop hobby.
Stars and Strikes
A collection of family entertainment centers with locations in GA, AL, TN, NC, and SC, Stars and Strikes knows how to have fun! Since the beginning, we’ve enjoyed having Stars and Strikes as a sponsor and look forward to the HUGE crowd-pleasing games they bring every year! If you’ve enjoyed Space Invaders Frenzy, Pac-Man Battle Royale, or more, you can thank Stars and Strikes! Be sure to visit one of their locations for arcade games, bowling, bumper cars, VR, and more! Thank you to Stars and Strikes for their continued support of SFGE!
Wild Bill’s Olde Fashioned Soda Pop Co.
Welcome to the wild side. Wild Bill’s Olde Fashioned Soda Pop Co. is an event focused and experience driven company. Find their Western-themed soda stand at fairs and festivals all across the nation! All of their delicious proprietary, lightly carbonated flavors are ALCOHOL, GLUTEN, & CAFFEINE FREE! Grab your self one of their premium, high-quality stainless steel mugs, and earn unlimited daily refills of their DELICIOUS Olde Fashioned Soda Pop. There’s a flavor for everyone, so just go with the flow, fill up on memories and taste the experience! Proudly Veteran Owned and Operated!
Atlanta’s own Island of Misfit Toys cleverly disguised as a booze-soaked retro arcade.
JLS Gaming is your ultimate hub for gaming information and inspiration. Covering everything from Retro unboxing to reviews of the latest games and systems, this channel is committed to sharing top gaming updates!
Hyuga LED Bulbs
Hyuga manufactures LED bulbs to make arcade, slot or pinball machines eye-catching. Thanks to the stability and guaranteed quality, the LED custom community has grown prospectively. Their LED bulbs feature advanced non-ghosting LED chip, AC/DC converter built in, Non-polarity and saturated & calibrated lighting colors.
Additional Sponsorship Support
Whether it’s building cosplays, making terrain and painting miniatures for table top gaming, or creating fan art and other geeky crafts, PlaidFX has you covered! A durable, flexible paint, PlaidFX is perfect for use on EVA foam, thermoplastics, 3D prints, and more! SFGE is honored to once again partner with Plaid Crafts, who has generously supplied PlaidFX paints for use during our miniature “paint and take” events.
The Army Painter
The Army Painter creates products that will bring your wargaming miniatures from unboxing to painted gaming standard effortlessly and fast, giving you more time for gaming! Thanks to them, we will be offering miniature paint-and-takes using their products all weekend long!! Want to dip your toe in the miniature gaming waters before SFGE? Take a peek at their video tutorials and you’ll be a pro in no time!
Founded in 2014 after the successful launch of Guild Ball, Steamforged Games Ltd has seen a remarkable growth within the industry. We are passionate about delivering premium tabletop experiences and accessories, inspired by modern gaming philosophy and technology.
The Indie Cluster is an organization of independent game developers that want to gain exposure by being involved in the community. We collectively journey to popular conferences as a traveling booth to help gain attention for our games. Making partnerships in local communities to bring games to the mainstream mindset is a daily focus of ours. We also highlight local, unusual, and rare concepts to challenge the paradigm of the common. Also hosting events to teach kids and minority groups about game development, as well as acting as a liaison to anyone that may need that support.