Retro Gaming Night

Retro Gaming Night

Friday, August 24, 7 PM-10 PM

It's a Blast from the Past Inside the Flint Hills Discovery Center

About the Event

Find your Atari joystick and blow the dust out of those old cartridges, because it’s Retro Gaming Night at the Flint Hills Discovery Center!

During the event, enjoy:
  • A trip back in gaming history with playable systems from Atari through Nintendo 64.
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament with $200 in prizes
  • The Computer Science showcase from the K-State Computer Science department.
  • Full access to the Be the Dinosaur exhibit with its 8 gaming stations
  • Light refreshments, door prizes, and more!
This is an all-ages event. Youth under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration and Cost

Please register online, by calling 785-587-2726, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center 

Youth and adult FHDC members pay $4. Youth and adult non-members pay $6 in advance or $8 at the door.  Youth under 2 are free.

Thank You to Our Partners!


K-State Computer Science logo
  1. Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournament
  2. Playable Classic Games
  3. Computer Science Showcase

Sign up for our Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournament! $200 in prizes! Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email to register. Please include an email address where we can reach you and your gamer name.  All tournament participants must also purchase a ticket for the event.

The following rules will apply for the tournament.  Any questions?  Post on the facebook event page.

  • 4 stocks/lives for each player
  • 8 minutes on the clock for each game
  • Each set between players are Best of Three (except Winners Finals, Loser’s Finals, and Grand Finals which are Best of Five)
  • There is an entry cap of 32 people
  • Stage Selection is random from the following stages: Final Destination, Battlefield, Dreamland, Yoshi’s Story, Fountain of Dreams, and Pokémon Stadium
  • All items are turned off
  • While not required, please consider bringing your own Gamecube controller.
  • The tournament is Double Elimination Bracket, which means you must be beaten by two different players in order to be completely knocked out of the tournament!