If you are into classic video games and gaming systems, there is a retro video game show coming to Michigan.

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I remember back in the day burning through Nintendo Zapper guns while playing Duck Hunt on a Nintendo gaming system. It was the first shooting game where you used a special controller that looked and worked like a gun.

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You cannot get any more retro than the video game Pong. This was one of the most basic video games there is with a simple black backdrop with slider controls hitting a ball back and forth similar to tennis. I played this game for many hours with my friends and at the time we loved it.

Retro Game Show, Swap Meet, and Tournament Coming to Michigan

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Maybe you have some old gaming systems in the basement or attic you would like to get rid of or maybe purchase more to add to your collection. Perhaps you are still playing the old retro games and would like to show off your skills.

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The Detroit Retro Video Game Show is coming to the Knights of Columbus Monaghon Banquet Center in Livonia on Saturday, November 5.

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The event kicks off at 9 a.m. and lasts until 5 p.m. General admission tickets are only $5 with the event only taking cash at the door so don't forget to bring a little cash with you when attending.

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Attendees will be able to buy, sell and swap games, gaming systems, and even stand-alone arcade games.

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If you still have your old-school gaming chops, there will be a retro gaming tournament you can enter. Tournament games will be Goldeneye, Mario Kart Double Dash, Smash Brothers Melee, and Tetris. You can sign up for the tournament of your choice at the door when you enter. There will be prizes going out to tournament winners.

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