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Come to ScoreCon2 at Rocketown on Saturday May 19th!

ScoreCon2 is Nashville's own video game convention. On Saturday May 19th, ScoreCon2 returns to Rocketown, in downtown Nashville – and will be a must-attend event for gamers of all ages!

Talent from the video game industry talking about what it takes to have a dream career...panels on a wide range of popular game topics...and some great tournaments with prizes contributed from some of the biggest game publishers in the world.

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Speakers

ScoreCon 2 Barry Leitch Nashville Video Game Convention

Barry
Leitch

Barry Leitch is a video game music composer, responsible for the music in a large number of games spanning multiple consoles and personal computers. Most notable is his work from the Lotus Turbo Challenge, Top Gear, and Rush video game series.

ScoreCon 2 David Corrigan Nashville Video Game Convention

David
Corrigan

David Corrigan is the President of Digital Hero Games, a game development studio located in Nashville, TN. At ScoreCon 2, a kiosk with a live demo of the company's upcoming release "Cowbell Hero" will be available for gamers to try out.

ScoreCon 2 Bradley Metrock Nashville Video Game Convention

Bradley
Metrock

Bradley Metrock is the President of Score Holdings LLC, a retail and entertainment startup company based in Nashville, Tennessee. His new book, "Video Games and the Family," is due out May 15.

ScoreCon 2 Paul Conrad Nashville Video Game Convention

Paul
Conrad

Paul Conrad is an award winning Designer and Illustrator formerly at Pixar Animation, Walt Disney Studios and Big Idea Productions, Paul has contributed creatively to films ranging from the Academy Award winning film UP, Cars 2, Cars Toons, VeggieTales and The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything.


Schedule

Main Events Stage

Opening Ceremonies 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Top 10 DS Games of All Time

999? Scribblenauts? The World Ends With You? Radiant Historia? Pokemon Black/White? Mario Kart?

Out of the vast library of DS titles, Score Founder Bradley Metrock presents his Top 10 of all time and will explain why certain games should be considered the best of the best for Nintendo's mobile platform.

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM - Top 5 Xbox 360 and PS3 Games You've Never Heard Of

If all you want to do is play Call of Duty, this isn't the session for you. Come hear Score Founder Bradley Metrock, along with a special guest, discuss the most underrated games for today's current-generation platforms.

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM - Top 10 Worst Video Games of All Time

Here they are - the worst games to ever be released in North America. E.T.? Superman 64? Duke Nukem Forever?

Come find out which games should be considered the worst of all time, with Score Founder Bradley Metrock leading the discussion and explaining which titles you won't want anywhere near your collection.

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM - Video Game Trivia

Dwayne Pate leads a challenging trivia game with questions regarding all aspects of video gaming. Prizes will be awarded to the top scorers of the trivia challenge.

1:25 PM - 3:10 PM - The Sights and Sounds of Video Games

Game composer Barry Leitch will give an amusing light hearted talk on his last 25 years in the game industry, and how, despite having no skill nor talent, you can “work” your way into the career of your choice and develop your skills along the way. Following Barry, Paul Conrad will discuss his career and experiences while working at Pixar, and discuss the visual parts of gaming.

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM - Mobile Software Development 101

Industry experts David Corrigan and Evan Metrock will discuss Mobile Software Development from the ground up. From the basics of programming for mobile devices to getting your applications published, this panel will cover it all.

4:20 PM - 5:20 PM - Looking Ahead: E3 2012 Rumors and Innuendo

Participate in a session discussing what may or may not happen at this year's E3 summit. New consoles on the horizon? What games do we have to look forward to during the holidays? Let's discuss at this year's ScoreCon 2 - come join us!

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Tournament Awards / Closing Ceremonies

Video Gaming Area

9:00 AM Gaming Area opens / Tournament sign-up begins

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Video Game Olympics 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Super Smash Bros Brawl "Brawl Minus" Tournament

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Halo: Reach 2v2 Team Slayer Tournament

Other Areas

10:30 AM - Pictures with Yoshi

3:00 PM - Pictures with Yoshi

Location

For several years Rocketown operated as a teen club, then organized Sunday evening programming and special events for teens. Following the tragedy of Columbine in 1999, Rocketown’s board was inspired to grow the scope of programming and move to a central location in downtown Nashville.

Rocketown is located at 601 4th Avenue South in Downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Parking is free, but limited, so be sure to arrive early!

For directions, please click here.

Register

Early Bird

Regular admission ('til 4/1) – $12

VIP (through 4/1) – $40

Pre-Sale

Regular admission (4/1 - 5/18) – $15

VIP (4/1 - 5/18) – $55

Day of Event

Regular (5/19) – $20

VIP (5/19) – $75

VIP Pass includes: ScoreCon 2 All-Access Gift Bag including T-Shirt, Soundtrack, +5 ScorePoint Bonus, and complimentary copy of Score Founder Bradley Metrock’s new book “Video Games and the Family.” Includes General Admission into ScoreCon 2, VIP access to ScoreCon 2 Hospitality Suite, and VIP access to ScoreCon 2 after-party with invited guests, speakers from ScoreCon 2, and Score staff. Only 50 Score VIP Passes are being made available to the public.

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Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering for ScoreCon2? ScoreCon2 volunteers will receive free entry into the convention, as well as a free ScoreCon2 t-shirt! Click here to fill out an application!