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Where's Walter

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By Todd Friedman

In celebration of the Galaxies of Gaming event at Ottumwa Old School Arcade in Quincy Place Mall on Sunday, October 6th, 2019, cutouts of Walter Day have been placed in 16 local businesses. From September 5th to October 6th, pick up a passport at any of the businesses, Main Street Ottumwa or Greater Ottumwa Convention + Visitors Bureau, find the Walter cutout at the businesses and have your passport signed.

All those with completed passports will receive free admission to the Galaxy of Gaming event at on October 6. This includes 5 hours of free gaming, punch and cake party and drawings for arcade passes, T-shirts and laser tag.

Participating businesses include: Antiques & Uniques, Polar Xpress, Stitch Doctor, iPhix I.T., Canteen Lunch in the Alley, Berry Patch, Market on Main, Old School Pinball & Arcade, Gamer Tag, Bridge View Center, Ottumwa Pizza Company, Lead Head Bait & Tackle, The Optical Shoppe, My Chic Boutique, Martha’s Nook & Cranny and The Sewing House.

After you like and share this post, tag everyone you’ll take with you on this downtown Where’s Walter hunt!

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International Video Game Hall of Fame Nomination Forms

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By Todd Friedman
Submissions for the International Video Game Hall of Fame Class of 2019 are now open.  As the preeminent voice, The International Video Hall of Fame respectfully requests your nominations for our Hall of Fame Induction.  IVGHOF Committe...

Video Game Summit - July 14th, 2018

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By Todd Friedman
Remember how much fun you used to have playing Atari, Nintendo and all kinds of games on your computer? Well, you will have the rare opportunity to play these great games again at the Video Game Summit, Chicago's premier video game trade show. In ...

ICON 2016

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By Michelle Ireland
Special Thanks to everyone on such a great event. https://sway.com/Q6ObrxNESfFbEadB       ICON 2016: Homecoming is less than a month away! Check out our links below to make the most of your trip to The Video Game Capital of ...

ICON 2016 NEWS!

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By Michelle Ireland
ICON 2016: Homecoming is less than a month away! Check out our links below to make the most of your trip to The Video Game Capital of the World!   Ottumwa, Iowa -- long famous as the "Video Game Capital of the World" -- flexes its video g...

OFFICIAL WALTER DAY TRADING CARD MUSEUM

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By Michelle Ireland
Join Walter Day and friends Friday, Jan. 15th - Sunday, Jan. 17th at the ARCADE EXPO 2.0 in the Museum of Pinball in Banning, CA. for the dedication of the Official Walter Day Trading Card Museum  Arcade Expo 2016...
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