Fortunately for retro gamers, there are always events and expos being held in many countries all over the globe, making it possible for them to attend. They can check out new ports and remakes or play some well preserved old consoles. There are always opportunities to purchase and swap items to complete collections.
While there are some really huge and well-known events, sometimes old schoolers can do just as well and have just as much fun at smaller venues that feature a more homey atmosphere.
Although the large Replay Expo is coming up towards the end of 2011, people near Leicester may want to consider attending a November event slated to be held in the Snibston Discovery Museum. The Retro Computer Museum may not be able to offer international acclaim, but in its own area, it is quickly gaining recognition as one of the premier retro events.
For just ₤15, an adult can enter and enjoy the two day event. Read more about it here.