Looking to pay us a visit but wondering what’s happening? Here’s a handy guide to everything happening soon. (We’ll add any other events as they appear but if you want to be sure just drop us a message or tweet)
Monday December 8th Ludum Dare Afterparty
During a Ludum Dare, developers from around the world spend a weekend creating games based on a theme suggested by the community. This party will feature a variety of sleepy devs who’ve slaved away crafting games both showing off creations and drowning their sorrows.
Saturday December 13th Quinn’s Netrunner – TICKETED!
Quinn’s Netrunner tournament is back again rounding up players of all abilities from 2 until 9pm with prizes for best and worst players and live music.
Saturday December 13th BEARFAM XMAS NACHT (9pm onwards)
What happens when people that are normally locking in studios making games host and DJ a night? It goes surprisingly well! This is the second time we’ve lure Bearfam out of the woods to play a mix of hiphop, house & techno and jingle bells.
This bears event was just right!
Thursday 18th December MultiMediaMouth Panel Royale – TICKETED
A year ago they hosted a panel with four gaming experts, they’ve re-assembled the same team to come back together and see how things have changed in games in the past year.
Friday 19th December One Christmas Left - TICKETED
“The sold-out Christmas event from 2012 and 2013 returns for 2014 for ONE. NIGHT. ONLY:
Move quickly to secure your ticket NOW for the best night of your life, ever, ever, in 2014, ever: One Life Left’s Christmas Party 2014 at the brilliant Loading Bar in Dalston. It’s a Christmas party so you can expect snow, Santa, video games, decorations, singing, gifts, mistletoe, and a double dose of glorious cinnamon-tinged regret in the morning”
** ONE LIFE LEFT’S ALLSTAR CHRISTMAS MARIOKE **
Starring: The One Life Left team, 150+ songs rewritten to be about videogames, some all new Christmas anthems and YOU
** REGULAR FEATURES’ VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOW **
Starring: Jon Blyth, Matt Lees, Steve Hogarty and the other one who’s on our list, recording a brand new show which we haven’t heard yet because it’s NEW
** THE GUARDIAN GAMESBLOG CHRISTMAS GROTTO **
Starring: Keith Stuart as Father Christmas and Simon Parkin as a sexy elf, a bit like Liv Tyler or Evangeline Lilly or Orlando Bloom or Simon Parkin in a very short tunic
There’ll be money behind the bar / free drinks of some kind until they run out, so get there early. I daresay we’ll be mulling something. And we’re using the hashtag #ollxmas so please stay “on brand”.