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Sheldon, Leonard, Rajesh and Wolowitz clear your calendar. Mannum Showgrounds are heralding the much anticipated arrival of the epic, Game Obsession Expo, on Sunday 6th August, 2017 for cosplayers, anime and Hogwart devotees, Medieval damsels and knights of this realm, collectors and enthusiasts of all things game related.

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Game Obsession Expo 2017


Event organisers are bringing South Australians an inexpensive, family friendly event, filled with fun and laughter, a myriad of game and collector's exhibitions, interactive displays and a variety of food stalls, with plenty to see and do to keep the family thoroughly entertained from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

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Image courtesy Game Obsession Expo 2016


Dress up on the day, and join in a competition with many colourful cosplayers wearing the costumes and fashion accessories of their favourite characters from comic books, live action movies, cartoons or video games.

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Image courtesy Game Obsession Expo facebook fan page

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Southern Wilds LARP Mannum 2017


Jousting displays and the Trebuchet Challenge are back. This is your chance to build that version of Myth Busters' trebuchet you've always thought you might build, or create a design of your own and pit your skills in competition with other trebuchet enthusiasts. All 'ammunition' is supplied by the organisers. Entries close and registration fees to be paid by 28th July 2017.

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Image courtesy Game Obsession Expo 2016


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Image public domain -Pixaby


The world of Hogwarts will come alive as you watch teams of magical, flying quidditch players compete in a demonstration match on broomsticks. (Well, they get as close as they can. It is a day for mystery and imagination after all). Come along and try your hand at this extraordinary game.

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South Australian Quidditch Facebook Page


Mannum is located on the beautiful Murray River, just over an hour's drive east of Adelaide, with many scenic 'pit stops' along the way to keep the family happy.

Game Obsession Expo 2017 promises something to entertain all ages.
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When: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Phone: 0419 828 339 -Gavin Pitman
Where: Mannum Showgrounds
Cost: Adult $8, Children $2, Family $20
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