Hehe, I really didn't have time for this right now with all the other MGC stuff we're working on, but I figured doing a vendor write up would be helpful for folks heading to the MGC next week. The list on the official site is helpful, but it doesn't have an option for splitting things up by just what they sell which is what I did:
- Acklein Baby Photography - Responsible for the slew of great MGC photos used in the media and on the MGC websites lately.
- Cheetahmen - Makers of the Cheetahmen: The Creation game for NES.
- Chaos reigns - Rotary Jaguar controllers for Tempest 2000.
- Gamers Daily News - Video game media group.
- Jersey Jack Pinball - Makers of the upcoming The Emerald City Limited Edition Wizard of Oz pinball machine.
- Rainarc Rhapsody - Commission artists that make their unique skills available at the MGC.
- The Game Store - Table top gaming that specialize in games ranging from Warhammer to Axis and Allies to card games like Magic: The Gathering.
- Wandcrafters - Hand crafted magic wands and writing instruments including a variety of pens.
- Wizzywig Collectibles - Specializes in Japanese pop culture including video game toys and Japanese snacks.
- Arcade Adventures, Inc. - Buy/sell/repair arcade video and pinball machines, new and used equipment
- Dan's Arcade Stuff - Parts and other equipment to decorate a game room.
- Dreampins - Pinball parts and related equipment.
- Epic Electronics & Gaming - (also in Console Games)
- Gavin's Game Service - Arcade video and pinball machines as well as repair.
- O-Nett Gaming Co. - (also in Console Games)
- Paul Reno's Home Game room Supply - Arcade video and pinball machines as well as game room supplies.
- Pinball Life - Pinball parts shop that sells everything from legs to LED's & Chrome kits.
- Pincades - Sells a variety of arcade equipment from pinball to air hockey. Chicago land distributor for Jersey Jack Pinball.
- YellowSwitch - Local collector looking to downsize his collection of video arcade & pinball parts, machines, as well as video game consoles and games.
- Atarian75 - Local collector selling everything from Atari to PlayStation
- Beef Min Games - Collectors specializing in NES games but also sell everything from early Atari to current PlayStation
- Epic Electronics & Gaming - Retro & Current console games, arcade games and equipment including PCB's for superguns, console modifications and repairs.
- Game Guys - Jack of all trades for largely retro consoles up to Genesis, toys, posters, DVD's, and accessories.
- Games 'n Stuff - Collector that specializes in all eras of video game consoles.
- GOAT Store - Specializes in gaming consoles from the early Atari and Intellivision days to the Dreamcast including independent Dreamcast releases like Irides.
- Hyperkin - Maker of several quality peripherals and retro game consoles.
- Jedi Master Thrash's Toys & Collectables - Console games from Atari to the original Xbox as well as several comic books, card games, and toys from Transformers to G.I. Joe.
- Kristine Roper (Game Swag) - Specializes in the swag given out at trade events like E3 or stores as well as selling much of her own collection of video games this year.
- Mad-Gear - Premium import games from early Famicom to current consoles.
- O-Nett Gaming Co. - Specializing in retro consoles but also sells modern games as well as video arcades.
- Timber & The Duke's Triad Game Shop - Ohio collectors that specialize in everything from Atari to Xbox 360.
- Trade-N-Games - Large vendor specializing in Atari, NES, SNES, Colecovision, N64 games, and more.
- Universal Collectibles - Vendor sells everything from Atari to Xbox 360 with an attention to detail.
- Video Games Then & Now - Sells games and accessories from Atari to Xbox 360.
Hope this helps!