|Genre||Video games, tabletop games, arcade games, video game music|
|Venue||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks|
|Inaugurated||September 11, 2004 (as East Coast Gaming Expo)|
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Organized by||Level 4 Event Management, LLC|
TooManyGames is a three-day gaming convention currently held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA.
TooManyGames (formerly East Coast Gaming Expo) is an annual gaming convention that features a used and new game marketplace; gaming artists and crafters; musicians; discussion panels and demonstrations; LARPing; celebrity guests; independent game developer showcase; and console, handheld, PC, tabletop, and arcade gaming areas. The streaming ensemble, Vinesauce, is notable for attending the convention every year.
Prior events include a 200+ person LAN organized by The GXL, and the Philly Game Jam organized by the Philadelphia chapter of the International Game Developers Association.
In 2018, TooManyGames added a December charity event, Gifts for Gamers to benefit Philabundance, Philadelphia's local hunger relief organization. In 2019, they added a bi-yearly side event, GameSwap, with a more intimate feel reminiscent of the original TooManyGames events.
|Show||Dates||City||Venue||Square Feet||Approximate Attendance|
|East Coast Gaming Expo||September 11, 2004||Reading, PA||Inn At Reading||5,000||700|
|East Coast Gaming Expo 2||September 18, 2005||Reading, PA||Inn At Reading||10,000||700|
|East Coast Gaming Expo 3||August 26–27, 2006||Reading, PA||The Riveredge Complex||12,000||500|
|TooManyGames||April 15, 2007||Reading, PA||Inn At Reading||5,000||500|
|TooManyGames 2||August 26, 2007||Reading, PA||Inn At Reading||5,000||500|
|TooManyGames 3||May 4, 2008||Reading, PA||Greater Reading Expo Center||9,000||1,000|
|TooManyGames 4||October 18, 2008||Reading, PA||Greater Reading Expo Center||15,000||1,000|
|TooManyGames 5||May 3, 2009||Leesport, PA||Leesport Farmer's Market||10,000||1,000|
|TooManyGames 6||April 18, 2010||Reading, PA||Greater Reading Expo Center||10,000||1,500|
|TooManyGames 7||September 19, 2010||Reading, PA||Greater Reading Expo Center||10,000||1,500|
|TooManyGames 8||May 6–8, 2011||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||80,000||2,800|
|TooManyGames 9||June 15–17, 2012||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||65,000||3,900|
|TooManyGames 10||June 14–16, 2013||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||80,000||4,000|
|TooManyGames 11||June 27–29, 2014||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||80,000||4,500|
|TooManyGames 12||June 14–16, 2015||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||80,000||7,500|
|TooManyGames 13||June 24–26, 2016||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||100,000||9,500|
|TooManyGames 14||June 23–25, 2017||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||100,000||12,000|
|TooManyGames 15||June 22–24, 2018||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||100,000|
|TooManyGames 16||June 21-23, 2019||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center||150,000|
|TooManyGames 17||June 25-27, 2021||Oaks, PA||Greater Philadelphia Expo Center|
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