A Special Message + Update on Fan Jam

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It’s been four months since the third year of Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam ended and many of you are excited to play games like Sonic Mania, Sonic Forces, Yakuza Kiwami, & many other SEGA games coming out this year. I must say that last year was one of the best fan event I’ve hosted with the help of many of my awesome friends from Georgia and the east coast. Hit the jump for a brief recap of the event and auction sale. Continue reading “A Special Message + Update on Fan Jam”

Guest Announcement: Tee Lopes

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Obsessed listening to Studiopolis Zone in your car and want to meet the guy behind the zone’s music filled with lights, cameras, and of course ACTION! The guy behind the music for fan projects like Sonic 2 HD and the upcoming official game, Sonic Mania, will be our DJ at Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam in Savannah, Georgia at the Coastal Georgia Center on November 12th. He will be playing your favorite SEGA tunes all remixed at Fan Jam. Hit the jump to read his biography and tune in for more announcements soon! Continue reading “Guest Announcement: Tee Lopes”

Guest Announcements: Matt (Tails Channel) & Emily Jones

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We have another update on special guests coming to Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam 2016. These two dedicated gaming fans reign from the Sonic the Hedgehog fan community! We are happy to announce that Matt, the owner of Tails Channel will be returning for the 3rd year of Fan Jam along with a new fan guest Emily Jones known for her voice work on various Sonic fan projects as Miles Tails Prower & Honey the Cat plus more!

Get a chance to meet them at this year’s event on November 12th in Savannah, Ga at the Coastal Georgia Center by purchasing your ticket here! Hit the jump to read their biographies.
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Ticket Prices and New Venue!

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Hey there space cats! Sorry for the wait on Fan Jam updates. To make up with lost times, we’ve have a few things to announce regarding Fan Jam.

First off are ticket prices! Tickets to the event is now available online on EventBrite for purchase. We currently have 100 tickets available for both single and groups (up to six). If the online tickets manage to sell out, you all can still attend the event indoor ranging from $5-$15.
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Last but not least! We have switched to a new location with explanation! We will have Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam 2016 in the Coastal Georgia Center located at 305 Fahm St, Savannah, GA 31401. The event will start on Saturday, November 5th from 10 AM to 6 PM.

Come JAM with us in 2016! Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam is back!

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Bare your knuckle and Pop some Puyo as we are happy to announce that Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam, the SEGA fan run convention event that pays tribute to the company and it’s line up of video games over the years, is coming back in 2016! Last year, we had tons of fun inviting Sonic & SEGA fans alike together in one spot playing classic and recent SEGA video games, showing SEGA fan films and unique panels hosted by dedicated fans , and celebrating Shenmue’s 15th Anniversary with Lisle Wilkerson (Virtua Fighter, Crazy Taxi, Shenmue) along with the other main VA cast as our special “SEGA” guests!

This year, we would like to invite more SEGA fans together of the south & the entire east coast to the event to not only celebrate Sonic’s 25th Anniversary but many other SEGA game anniversaries this year like Streets of Rage, Sakura Wars, Puyo Puyo and many more. To top it off with more exciting news, we have Doryan Nelson, known for his work on the Sonic Prologue fan film, working on the artwork and animation for Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam 2016!

Want to help us & support the event? We have a GoGetFunding page with a goal of $3,000 to cover the expenses of special “SEGA” guests to announce, venue and equipment with games for the event with cool rewards to give out for your support. We will update our funding and website pages with news regarding the event, video game stream entertainment, along with more announcements coming this summer! So come JAM with us to the Next Level this Fall in Georgia!

For questions and updates regarding the event, contact us at:

Email: SSFanJam@gmail.com

“Like” us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SonicSEGAFanJam

“Follow” us on Twitter: @SSFanJam

 

Special Guest Announcement: Lisle Wilkerson and GoGetFunding Rewards update

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HEY! HEY! Come on over to SEGA Fan Jam as we are happy to announce that Lisle Wilkerson will be appearing at this year’s event as our first SEGA guest! Known for her voice work on several SEGA video games that we know and love such as Virtua Fighter, Crazy Taxi & Shenmue, Lisle Wilkerson grew up in Tokyo, Japan and moved to the US in 2008. She speaks fluent Japanese began hosting radio/television shows in Japanese/English ever since she was 19 yrs old and also works as a freelance voice actress for several other video games. For more info of her work, check out our SEGAbits Swingin’ Report Show Episode #75!

As for rewards for our GoGetFunding page, we have updated the page with a brand new tier of rewards to our donors for supporting our upcoming event. Winners of our previous raffle giveaway will be announced next week. Here is the updated tier on GoGetFunding.

Spin Dash Hero – $5
Name on the Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam Brochure
Vocaloid Singer – $10
-Name on the Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam Brochure
-Thank You letter from SEGAbits with Fan Jam mascots drawn by Tracy Yardley.
Tetsuzanko Master – $25
-Name on the Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam Brochure
-Thank You letter from SEGAbits with Fan Jam mascots drawn by Tracy Yardley.
-Fan Jam T-Shirts with artwork by Liam Ashcroft of SEGAbits & Personasama.
The story continues – $70 (limited to 15)
-Same rewards as the previous tiers
-Get a voice message from the SEGA guests in character (Sarah Bryant for example)
SEGA All-Stars – $250 (limited to 3 and would require to attend the event)
– Dinner with Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam panelist & SEGA guests!

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Tickets are also available here on Eventbrite.

 

Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam Panelist, Artist Alley, Price & Date Announcements!

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Hi SEGA fans & video gamers! We are here to finally announce everything that the Fan Jam event has to offer this year with tons of panelist from the SEGA fan community featuring Shenmue 500k, Twitter Personality Emily Jones, Extra Life Charity, and many more to be announced in the coming months. Fan Jam will also feature a line up of classic through modern SEGA video games and events for all attendees can enjoy similar to a convention. Featured games and events can be found by clicking this link.

We would also like to announce that the event will be held on November 14th 2015, Saturday in Savannah, Ga at The Guild Hall Arena. The address to the venue is provided within the link here and prices on tickets online (link coming soon) and indoor by hitting the jump. Continue reading “Sonic & SEGA Fan Jam Panelist, Artist Alley, Price & Date Announcements!”