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RetroWorld Expo: Vintage Video Games Return To Hartford

RetroWorld Expo: Vintage Video Games Return To Hartford

Kris Krohn was 5 years old when the original Nintendo came out in 1985.

"I remember it like it was yesterday. I played everything," says Krohn, who is now 36. Video games became his life.

In May 1990, a semifinal round of the Nintendo World Championships was held in the Hartford Civic Center. Krohn was there. Now he wants to bring old-school video-game culture back to Hartford.

Krohn, who grew up in Manchester and now lives in California, and two friends — Bil McGee of Sandy Hook and Lance Cortez of Stratford — are founders of RetroWorld Expo, a celebration of vintage video games that runs Oct. 14 and 15 at Connecticut Convention Center.

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