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Tabletop Game Cafe Coming Soon to Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tabletop Game Cafe Coming Soon to Clintonville

Aaron Brown has been dreaming of opening a board game cafe since 2002. The Dayton-native had relocated to New York City, and immediately got involved in the board game scene there, organizing events and creating a gaming t-shirt line to sell as merch at conventions and gatherings. “The more people we met and interacted with […]

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Gaming on the Cheap

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Gaming on the Cheap

We’re seeing more and more video game releases every year that demand for a share of your paycheck. At $60 a game (usually), gaming can become an extremely expensive hobby. It doesn’t have to be however. There are plenty of ways to get your fill of gaming without breaking the bank. (Your Backlog however, may […]

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Five Video Games Made in Columbus (That You Can Play Right Now!)

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Five Video Games Made in Columbus (That You Can Play Right Now!)

You may be unaware that Columbus has an extremely active game development community. If that is the case, then do I have some cool things to show you! Columbus is the home to plenty of growing and established Game Developers, who have been creating video games for years. Let’s go through some of these developers […]

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Pinball, Duckpin Bowling and Other Old School Entertainment in Store at Pins Mechanical Company

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pinball, Duckpin Bowling and Other Old School Entertainment in Store at Pins Mechanical Company

Three summers ago, Columbus scored its first bar/arcade combo with the opening of 16-Bit at 254 South Fourth Street. This summer, a new concept from the same owner will bring a slightly different kind of venue just up the road at 141 North Fourth Street. Pins Mechanical Company is the name of the latest venture from […]

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Level One Bar + Arcade Coming Soon to Crosswoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans Level One Bar + Arcade Coming Soon to Crosswoods

The wave of popularity for arcades continues to surge as another one joins the ranks here in Columbus. Level One Bar + Arcade is slated to open this summer at Crosswoods on the north side of town. As a child of the late 70s and early 80s, Level One owner Paul Burkhart is a self-described […]

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Blinky’s Revenge Bringing Arcade Action to Worthington

Walker Evans Walker Evans Blinky’s Revenge Bringing Arcade Action to Worthington

The return of arcade popularity seems to show no signs of slowing, and Shilah Griffeth wants to bring a taste of the retro action to the suburbs this fall. Griffeth is the owner of Blinky’s Revenge, a new gamer-centric arcade concept slated to open in a yet-to-be-disclosed location north of Old Worthington near I-270. “I’ve been thinking […]

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Retro Gamers Celebrate Bygone Era of Video Game Classics

Walker Evans Walker Evans Retro Gamers Celebrate Bygone Era of Video Game Classics

Remember the good old days? Back when you had to blow into a cartridge to get your console to work? Back when controllers had cables that needed to be untangled and plugged in? Back when pixelated 8-bit graphics were state of the art and not just a fashionable find on a t-shirt from Hot Topic? […]

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