And Smudge Lipstick think they’ve found the answer; Jenga Dating. Stuff two-dozen handsome Londoners – and me – in to a backroom of Drink, Shop & Do in Kings Cross.
Dating can be a tough business, and no one knows this better than everyone’s favourite pixelated plumber, Mario.
If you, like our brave Nintendo hero, are having trouble finding your geeky prince or princess, have you considered that maybe you’re looking in the wrong place? This week, the geek-friendly establishment hosted the first ever video game speed dating event in Canberra.
8 Bit Russian Roulette Cinemarginal with special guest: Rob Van Eyck High speed speed dating Q&A Roger Christian: How to create the Star Wars Universe and win an Oscar for it Cosplay Group-photo by Cosplaycloud Comic Con Karaoke Cosplay Contest Catwalk Q&A Michael Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens) My Dalek Has a puncture (show about Dr.
WHO) Q&A with Simon Fisher Becker AMAZUMI (your foreign girl next door who spits phat rhymes) Button Bash/ Game Fury (big screen tournament) FIN (but tomorrow we will have even more fun!
For each time you ask a question you'll be charged 10 points.
For each question you answer in return, you'll receive 10 points back.
Unlike normal speed dating where the men stay seated and the women progress, everyone would be swapping stations each round so that they would get to play each different game with a different partner.
Every date would begin with six minutes of gaming followed by six minutes of talking.
"People should decide on their own whether there is chemistry between them." To start, you'll be shown three profile pictures, plus appetizer portions of information about each person.
The next step is to pick someone to start a game with.
Titles ranged from co-operatives like Octodad and Guitar Hero to competitive varieties like Mario Kart and arcade-style street fighter.