For five years now, Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) has provided the southeast with an amazing event filled with arcade games and pinball, but as the event has grown, so has the list of things you can do while attending.
While the arcade cabinets and pinball machines are still a huge draw, SFGE now offers the GeekDad Tabletop Experience (tabletop board games), an RPG area, a dedicated classic console gaming area, cosplay, a wresting event (seriously!), live bands, a film festival, tournaments, discussion panels, vendors, guest speakers, and opportunities to set gaming records.
Attendance in 2017 broke 3000, and this year the event is expecting to shatter that milestone with even more attendees looking for a weekend filled with gaming opportunities. The event is now hosted at the Marriott Renaissance Waverly hotel and convention center in Atlanta, Georgia, right off of the I-75 and within easy walking distance of lots of restaurants, including incredible eating spots at the new Atlanta Braves Battery and Stadium.
But let’s face it—the reason to come to SFGE is for playing games. So let’s take a quick look at what will be available for gamers in addition to pinball and arcade games: