Retro Octathalon, DDR, and Karaoke: This Weekend!
This Friday April 14, AADL-GT is proud to present the first ever Retro Octathalon, an 8-game tour of videogame history with prizes for high scorers of all ages! We'll start off with qualifying rounds for each age bracket, with kids qualifiers from 1-3 PM, Teen qualifiers from 3-6 PM, and Adult qualifiers from 6-8 PM. Players will cycle through all 8 games, and the top 3 scores in each age bracket will win cool Retro Nintendo prizes from Wizzywig.
From 8-9 PM, the top scorers from each age bracket will face off against each other for a shot at a gamestop giftcard: $40 for first place, $30 for second, and $20 for third. Adult qualifiers and the finals will also be broadcast live on Comcast channel 18, so tune in if you can't make it!
We'll also have all-ages DDR on Saturday, 4/15 from Noon - 3 and all-ages Karaoke Revolution on Saturday, 4/15 from 3-5, plus open play on Monday! Come to the downtown library for some great gaming this weekend, and read on for details...
Here's the game lineup for the Retro Octathalon:
1. Super Mario Bros. 3 (1989)
2. Duck Hunt (1985)
3. Root Beer Tapper (1983)
4. Dig Dug (1982)
5. Galaga (1981)
6. Pac Man (1980)
7. Circus Atari (1979)
8. Space Invaders (1979)
Finals will be:
1. Rampage (1986)
2. Joust (1982)
3. Freeway or Outlaw (depending on Atari video quality)
Finals: Marble Madness (1984)
Registration is now open for these events, so get registered, and we'll see you this weekend!