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Retro Gaming Double Bill
26 November 2017 @ 20:00 — 23:00
For BerlinGameScene.com readers only: use the promo code EXTEND for a 2 euro discount on your online ticket!
The Dark Room: 8pm
Retro Game Slam: 10pm
Online: 8€ or 12€ for both shows
At the door: 10€ or 14€ for both shows
The Dark Room
You awake to find yourself in a Dark Room! You, the audience must choose an option! Will you: A. Find The Light Switch? B. Abandon Hope? C. Darren?
Come and play the world’s only live-action text-based adventure game! It’s a choose-your-own-adventure, so choose it!
The Dark Room is an anarchic comedy game show that fuses retro gaming, improv and sadism into an incredible immersive event. The whole audience play as contestants in a challenge that’s racked up over 4 million YouTube hits, and won awards at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringes.
The rules are simple:
1 – Options appear on the screen.
2 – Audience calls out the option they want.
3 – You’re either right, or dead.
4 – TERRIBLE PRIZES FOR EVERYONE!
Sell out shows: HONG KONG, MANCHESTER, BRIGHTON, EDINBURGH FRINGE, INSOMNIA GAMING FESTIVAL, BOURNEMOUTH, LEEDS, BERLIN
WINNER: ThreeWeeks Editors Choice Award, EdFringe 2016, Argus Angel Brighton Fringe 2014, Arts Award Voice Pick of the Edinburgh Fringe 2016
Stars John Robertson www.thejohnrobertson.com
‘You must see this show.’
★★★★★ British Comedy Guide
“NOT TO BE MISSED” – The Guardian
★★★★★ “Strides onstage giving precisely zero f*cks” – The Skinny
★★★★ “a splendid comedy beast” – The Scotsman
Retro Game Slam
Do you know your Street Fighter from your Space Invaders, your Bubble Bobble from your Barbarian, your Road Rash from your Rampage? OF COURSE YOU DO, they are all different games – AND DIFFERENT WORDS!
Are you a child of the 80s/90s and/or you like flashing lights and beepy sounds? Join Caroline Clifford at the Retro Game Slam! A projector powered player VS player live video game show. Commentated by Berlin’s funniest comedians with guest appearances from some of your favourite computer game characters.
If you’d like to take part as a player, please post a relevant self-made meme to the Facebook Event, the 4 funniest posters will battle it out in our inaugural show for a chance to win real prizes and, of course, enter the Hall Of Fame!
The doors will open 15 minutes before show time.
Please enjoy a drink at the bar before and after the show! (It’s how we keep the doors open.)
In partnership with Comedy in English Berlin.
Interested in taking comedy classes? Check out Hive Improv.