The 2015 Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show will take place June 5-7 at the Tacoma Convention Center! The show will feature over 400 pinball and arcade machines from the 1950s to today, tournaments, world record high score attempts, vendors, seminars, guest speakers, raffles and prizes. The show draws over 3,000 collectors, players and fans of classic coin-op games. This year they are also adding board games, RPGs and a Magic tournament to the weekend and taking over another floor of the Convention Center. They will also have an expanded vendor area with many new vendors!

Here’s a video showing highlights from past shows and some of what to expect this year:

NW Pinball and Arcade Show promo video

Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show 2015 Seminar Schedule!

2:00pm-2:30pm: Dave Okert / David Shoemaker, Building a Multicade Video Game
2:30pm-3:00pm: Dave Okert / David Shoemaker, Feature Lamps vs General Illumination
3:30pm-4:00pm: Dave Okert / David Shoemaker, Understanding the Lamp Matrix
4:00pm-4:30pm: Dave Okert / David Shoemaker, Understanding the Switch Matrix
5:00pm-6:00pm: Aaron Davis / David Beecher / Gabe Knuth, FAST Pinball & Mission Pinball: Bring your pinball games to life with new hardware and software
8:00pm-8:30pm: Dave Okert / David Shoemaker, Understanding Flash Lamps and Solenoids
8:30pm-9:00pm: Dave Okert / Bill Witzel, Williams System 11 Reset Mod and Battery Eliminator Mod

12:30pm-1:30pm: Dennis Nordman / Greg Freres, A History of Creating Great Pinball Together
2:00pm-3:00pm: James Loflin, Completing Python Anghelo’s vision of “The Pinball Circus”
3:30pm-4:30pm: Paul Faris, The Art of Pinball
5:00pm-6:00pm: Dennis Nordman / Greg Freres, The Making of “Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons”
8:00pm-9:30pm: Jersey Jack / Butch Peel / David Thiel, The Making of “The Hobbit Pinball”

11:00am-12:00pm: Jim Schelberg, Pinball in the Media
1:00pm-2:00pm: Closing Ceremony (takes place in lobby area outside main hall)