Show Hours and Schedule

Main Schedule

Friday, October 19, 2018

Only the PRGE Arcade is open on Friday. The exhibitor hall and panel rooms will open at 9:00 AM on Saturday morning.

    11:00 AM - Presale badges can be picked up at the Will Call starting at this time.
    12:00 PM - The PRGE Retrocade opens to the public (located in OCC Exhibit Hall E). Food and beverages will be for sale until 8:00 PM.
    10:00 PM - PRGE will close for the evening.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

The PRGE Exhibitor Hall, Retrocade, and panel auditoriums will all be open on Saturday.

Pro-tip: If you already have a badge you picked up on Friday you can proceed directly to the line for the main hall.

    7:00 AM - Presale badges can be picked up at the Will Call starting at this time.
    8:00 AM - Tickets go on sale at the Will Call starting at this time.
    9:00 AM - Main show floor opens for all attendees
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM - Speakers and panels in auditoriums
    12:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Video gaming tournaments (on main show floor)
    5:30 PM - Exhibitor floor closes for the day. Arcade remains open. Food and beverages will be for sale in the arcade until 8:00 PM.
    7:00 PM- 9:00 PM - Cosplay Contest in Tetris Arena located in the Retrocade (Hall E)
    7:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Auction registration
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Live collectibles auction
    10:00 PM - Arcade closes for the evening.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

    10:00 AM - Main show floor opens for all attendees
    10:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Speakers and panels in auditoriums
    12:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Video gaming tournaments
    5:00 PM - Main show floor closes and Expo ends
    7:00 PM - Micropalooza: Chiptune and Retrowave Showcase at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade in Old Town Portland


PRGE Cosplay Contest

The PRGE Cosplay Contest will take place from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Tetris Arena located inside the Retrocade in Hall E. More details on the PRGE Cosplay Contest page.


Tournaments

Please visit the Tournaments page for all of PRGE's tournament times and details.



Panel Schedule


Schedule is subject to change. Please check the schedule in the show program or at the entrance to the auditorums for the most current information.

Panel descriptions can be viewed here »



Panels for Saturday, October 20, 2018


TIME Auditorium A
D135-D136
Auditorium B
D137-D140
Auditorium C
E141-144
PRGE Museum
E145-E146
Tetris Arena in the Arcade
10:00 AM       10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Video Game Museum open to public
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Classic Tetris World Championships Qualifiers
10:30 AM   10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
NES Home Brew Part I
 
11:00 AM 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
The Completionist
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Atari & Friends Act I
11:30 AM 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Wisdom Tree! Bad Unlicensed Christian NES Games of the 90s
12:00 PM 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Game Collecting when you’re broke AF
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Peanut Butter Gamer & SpaceHamster
12:30 PM 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Edutainment and More: The Intriguing World of Games for Non-Gamers
1:00 PM 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Pro Jared
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Breaking the Seal
1:30 PM 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
The Law v. Video Games
2:00 PM 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Metal Jesus Rocks SUPER MEGA Panel
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Atari & Friends Act II
2:30 PM 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Stop Skeletons From Fighting
3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Completely Unnecessary Podcast with Pat and Ian
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Intellivision Entertainment Keynote Address
3:30 PM 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Hidden Gaming Gems and the Evolution of Collecting w/ Jeff Wittenhagen
4:00 PM 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Retrogame Roadshow: Your Gaming Treasures, On Stage!
4:30 PM 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
SupaPixelGirl Presents: Women in Gaming
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Pac-Man Visual Evolution
5:00 PM 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Consoles 101: Console components explained with Ben Heckendorn
CLOSED  
5:30 PM 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Game History and Preservation w/ Ken Horowitz
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
8-BIT APOCALYPSE: The Untold Story of Atari's Missile Command
6:00 PM 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Technically Improbable!
6:30 PM 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Not for Resale: Documentary Preview w/ Kevin J. James & Pat Contri
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
When Worlds (and Fists) Collide
7:00 PM 7:00 - 7:45 PM
M&M Show - It Takes a Team to Build a Pinball
Cosplay Contest
7:30 PM 7:30 - 8:15 PM
Uwe Boll Video Game Movies (Live Sequelcast 2 Podcast)
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Watch Out For Fireballs
8:00 PM 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Question Block Trivia
8:30 PM 8:30 PM - 9:15 PM
The 8-Bit Guy
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Bits of Yesterday
9:00 PM  
9:30 PM  


Panels for Sunday, October 21, 2018


TIME Auditorium A
D135-D136
Auditorium B
D137-D140
Auditorium C
E141-E144
PRGE Museum
E145-E146
Tetris Arena in the Arcade
10:00 AM       10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Video Game Museum open to public
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Classic Tetris World Championships
10:30 AM 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Quake 2 Level Design
   
11:00 AM 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
NES Home Brew Part II
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Building and Hacking Pinball with Ben Heckendorn
11:30 AM 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Normal Boots
12:00 PM 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Making New "Retro" Games for Classic Consoles
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Atari & Friends Act III
12:30 PM 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
The Gaming Historian
1:00 PM 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Intellivision - A Legacy of Firsts!
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Coin Talk
1:30 PM 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Pat The NES Punk
2:00 PM 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Retro Game Audio w/ Tommy Tallarico
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
A Localization Is You!
2:30 PM 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Staying With Power: 35 Years of the NES and Its Games
3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Stories from Konami, Namco, Sega & More!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Exploring The National Videogame Museum
3:30 PM 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Retronauts Podcast
4:00 PM 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Hyperkin Presents: Working in the Retro Video Game Industry
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
IMPORTAPALOOZA
4:30 PM  



Autograph Session Schedule


This year we have a designated room for autographs, F149-F150. Please line up in the room for autographs.

Autograph Session Guidelines

  • None of our PRGE guest speakers are charging for autographs. Speakers reserve the right to limit the number of autographs they will sign, per person.
  • Some guest speakers may have merchandise for sale in conjunction with their autograph sessions
  • Please follow the instructions of PRGE volunteers in regard to lining up.
  • Autograph sessions are first-come, first served.
  • Please be courteous and respectful of other attendees who may still be waiting when you are meeting with a speaker.
  • PRGE may cut off lines in order to meet scheduling requirements.
  • Schedule is subject to change. Please check the schedule online for the most current information

Autograph Sessions for Saturday, October 20, 2018


TIME Autograph table A
F149-F150
Autograph table B
F149-F150
12:00 PM 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Completionist
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Atari Alumni
David Crane, Gary Kitchen, Jennell Jaquays, Rebecca Heineman and Dan Kitchen
12:30 PM
1:00 PM 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
PeanutButterGamer & Space Hamster
 
1:30 PM  
2:00 PM 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ProJared
2:30 PM 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Norman "The Gaming Historian" Caruso & Joey DeSena
3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Metal Jesus Rocks & Friends
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Atari Alumni
Howard Scott Warshaw, Rob Zdybel, Ed Rotberg and Matt Householder
3:30 PM
4:00 PM 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pat Contri & Ian Ferguson
 
4:30 PM 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tommy Tallarico
5:00 PM  
5:30 PM 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
SupaPixelGirl
 
6:00 PM
6:30 PM 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Ben Heckendorn
 
7:00 PM


Autograph Sessions for Sunday, October 21, 2018


TIME Autograph table A
F149-F150
Autograph table B
F149-F150
12:00 PM 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ben Heckendorn
 
12:30 PM 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Normal Boots
1:00 PM 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Atari Alumni
Bob Smith, Tod Frye and Pam Smith
1:30 PM  
2:00 PM 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Blue Sky Rangers
2:30 PM 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Pat Contri
3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gaming Historian & Joey DeSena
3:30 PM 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Tommy Tallarico
4:00 PM  
4:30 PM  
5:00 PM