The man behind the Retro World Series
Hal Hawkins is the creator, director, and owner of the Retro World Series. While he may downplay it, Hal is also a borderline professional gamer. Currently, he holds 12 world records on Twin Galaxies in games such as NBA Jam, Tecmo Bowl, and NES World Cup Soccer.
Hal has always dreamed of having an organization dedicated to retro gaming tournaments. As a former college athlete, he wants to be the Retro World Series is fun, competitive, and rewarding. As a businessman, he wants to ensure that the tournaments are efficiently run and are well-organized.
That’s why LPGE has brought in Hal as the Let’s Play Gaming Expo’s Tournament Coordinator, to help ensure that all tournaments (except LTC5) run smoothly. Be sure to say hi to him at the Expo, he loves talking retro gaming!
The Retro World Series is a year long event, with the finale of crowning a retro gaming king! They’ll be hosting three of the tournaments at the Expo. Check out their page to learn more!