GR8BIT Live is an event being held on July 11, 2015 at Devos Place in Grand Rapids, MI that will consist of Video Game Music, Games to play, Tournaments, a Vendor Room, and more!
Here are 10 Reasons you should consider donating to our kickstarter:
1) Meet Awesome People
At the event there will be many passionate people who love video games and tabletop games as much as you do. Meet these people and share a wonderful experience playing games and listening to amazing music together.
2) The Game Room
Play awesome games from the past! From Arcade games, to board games, to console games, to computer games, there’s a bit of something for everybody. Whether you just want to do some casual gaming or compete for glory in one of our many GR8bit Live! gaming tournaments/competitions, opportunities to get your game on will abound.
3) Captain N: The Game Master Voice will be there.
Voice actor and all around awesome guy, Matt Hill, who has been featured in many hit cartoons, (“Ed, Edd, n Eddy,” “My Little Pony,” “Ronin Warriors,” “Gundam Seed,” “Transformers: Energon,” “Captain N the Game Master,” to name a few), will be joining us. On top of a Q&A, we also have something very special planned – seriously, you won’t want to miss this!
4) The Vendor Room
Get the awesome items you want most. Pictured below is just a small sampling of what you can find in our vendor hall. From games, to collectibles, you’ll be able to find that special something you’ve been looking for. (Wood burns and Painting courtesy of Justine Dillenbeck, Leonard Nimoy as Galvatron Commemorative ink courtesy of Niki Neigebauer)
5) The Tournaments
There will be some fantastic tournaments including a retro fighting game tournament and Super Smash Bros Tournament.
6) The Bands
Our bands are top notch. They include Local bands and even one as far as Austin, TX! (More to come too!)
7) The Suprise Performances (Moon over castle)
At GR8Bit Live 2, musicians from Playing with Power, Arc Impulse, Super Guitar Bros, and the X-Hunters came together to play Moon Over the Castle from the Gran Turismo Series. This was a stunning performance! The musicians playing at GR8Bit Live events are truly incredible!
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8) Everyone Running This Event is Donating Their Time
No one putting this event on is going to make a dime. The money raised for this kickstarter will be used exclusively to rent the space at Devos Hall and bring in our guests.
9) Admission is Free
We are not charging a dime for people to come enjoy this event.
10) All donations at the event will go to buy video game equipment at the Helen Devos Children’s Hospital
A donation will be requested, but not required at the door. All money collected will go directly to the Helen Devos Children’s Hospital to purchase video game equipment for sick kids to play while they recover.