Guests for 2017

This year’s Free Play Florida event is coming up soon! As always, we strive to bring fantastic guests and this year is no different. Legendary figures, influential artists, amazing programmers, and media stars we will surely have something for everyone. Check back often as we will be adding guests frequently.

Guest list subject to change.

Scott Adams

Scott Adams

Founder of Adventure International and author of countless best selling Text Adventures games.

Nathan Barnatt

Nathan Barnatt

Join Nathan for an intellectual conversation on the value of resistors.

Thomas Blasco

Thomas Blasco

The one and only real-life Space Ghost returns for another hilarious episode.

Stephen Boyer

Stephen Boyer

World record holder of the classic arcade game Mario Bros.

Brian Colin

Brian Colin

CEO of Game Refuge Inc. an independent video game design and development studio.

David Cruz

David Cruz

World record holder of the classic arcade game Tron.

Walter Day

Walter Day

The legendary founder of Twin Galaxies and The Walter Day Collection of gaming trading cards.

Paul Drury

Paul Drury

A regular contributor to Retro Gamer UK magazine and avid gaming enthusiast.

Jersey Jack

Jersey Jack

Founder of Jersey Jack Pinball, meet Jack Guarnieri and play his newest game Dialed In!

Steven Kleisath

Steven Kleisath

World record holder of the classic arcade game Mario Bros.

Richie Knucklez

Richie Knucklez

Legend in old-school arcade circles and world record holder.

Tim Lapetino

Tim Lapetino

Author of The Art of Atari and The Undisputed Street Fighter from Dynamite Publishing.

George Lowe

George Lowe

The voice of Cartoon Network's Space Ghost Coast to Coast joins us for Space Ghost Live!

Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell

Gamer of the Century, the first Perfect Pac Man player, former Donkey Kong world record holder.

Steve Ritchie

Steve Ritchie

The remarkable pinball and video game designer.

Todd Rogers

Todd Rogers

The video game industry's first player to be hired for his playing skills.

Luke Schirmer “Aquas”

Luke Schirmer “Aquas”

Speedrunner and streamer.

Gary Stern

Gary Stern

Founder of Stern Pinball and industry evangelist.

Tony Temple

Tony Temple

The one and only Missile Command champion and publisher of arcadeblogger.com.

501ST

501ST

501st Florida Garrison