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 2023 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
WizKids has enhanced the tabletop gaming experience and propelled brands with continuous product development. Pioneering the Patented Combat Dial System™ featured in HeroClix™, the most successful collectible miniatures game on the market, mastering the Dice Building Game™ engine, used in Quarriors!™ and Dice Masters™.
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
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!
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.
Dive into the world of gaming with GGRetroBox, where you can track your game collection and receive games you’ll love delivered to your door every month. Launching soon!
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Starrcade Amusements is a commercial arcade repair technician dispatch service; we provide repairs and maintenance plans for arcades and family entertainment centers throughout the Southeastern United States. We offer special rates for projects such as new arcade setup, cashless system (swiper) overhauls, consulting/training, and electronics removal/recycling.
We are licensed and insured, provide all of our own tools, and always send professional arcade technicians to diagnose and repair your games.
Contact us today to see if our services would be a good fit for your arcade or entertainment center, or come visit us at our new arcade at Town Center Mall in Kennesaw this fall!
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!
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.
Atlanta’s own Island of Misfit Toys cleverly disguised as a booze-soaked retro arcade.