It’s finally here! The weekend we’ve been hyping you for weeks now. Two major Tulsa conventions are here with OKgamers bringing you gaming at both. Let’s get to the details.
XPO Game Festival
11 a.m. Friday, October 13 – 6 p.m. Sunday, October 15
Cox Business Center, 00 Civic Center, Tulsa
XPO Game Festival is bringing all things gaming to Tulsa this weekend. This event features PC and console free play and tournaments, laser tag, a retro arcade lounge presented by OKgamers, VR, tabletop, cosplay, live video game music and dozens of panels with game developers and industry experts. Don’t forget to sign up for the incredible eSports tournaments including League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Rocket League, Halo 5, Super Smash Bros. 4 and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. No Oklahoma gamer should miss it! Learn more.
Tulsa Pop Culture Expo
10 a.m. Saturday, October 14 – 4 p.m. Sunday, October 15
Wyndham Tulsa Hotel & Resort, 10918 E. 41st St., Tulsa
Tulsa Pop Culture Expo is here to scratch your gaming itch. OKgamers and Dragonslayer Games will be there bringing you lots of tabletop action including board games, RPGs, CCG, war gaming and two major Yu-Gi-Oh! tournaments with brand new TVs to two skilled winners.
Tulsa Extra Life is hosting free console game tournaments for ARMS and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite as well as bringing you some of the hottest next gen consoles and VR to play. This comic con also features a host of celebrities, cosplay contests, Kids Korner and a Zombie Walk. PLUS, you can enter to win free sweets for a year from Chic-Fil-A. Learn more.
Paint Basics for Models
5 – 6 p.m. Saturday, October 14
10 W. Main, Yukon (entrance behind the building)
Ever wanted to learn how to paint miniature figures like Warhammer? Learn to paint models with layers, dry brushing and paint washing techniques at GameFace. $15 entry includes one model and everything needed for the class. Learn more.
New World Games and Comics Open Gaming
1 – 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 13
New World Games & Comics, 4435 S.E. 29th St., Del City
Looking to for some casual tabletop? New World Comics & Games has open gaming space for war gaming, CCG, board games and more this Friday. Learn more.
You know what two conventions means? Double the opportunity to RepOK and win prizes! Stop by the OKgamers table at TPOP or XPO this weekend while wearing your OKgamers t-shirt or hoodie and say, “I’m an Oklahoma gamer.” The first person will win a prize and every one after that will be entered into our drawings. Good luck! Learn more.
Have fun this weekend, gamers! As always, this is just a sampling of the gaming events going on around our great state. Check out our calendar to find all the fun and games happening near you.
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