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Ready Player Two - Videogame Speed Dating

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Ready Player Two - Videogame Speed Dating

Tired of the dating game? How about a gaming date!?


Main info

Date: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Where: PimpShuei (London)

Age group: 21-40


Event details

Ready Player Two is an activity based Speed Dating event where you'll meet lots of cool singletons and get to play some fun retro videogames!

Ladies, you'll get your own table for the evening! At your table we will setup a console and videogame of your choice (from our list of over 1400 original retro games - have a look at our Games Bible here). If you're overwhelmed by choice we're happy to suggest a few bona fide classics... Or if there is something you desire that isn't already on our list, let us know and we'll see what we can do.

Gents, you'll swap tables every 6 minutes and get to play a new game with each lady you meet.

Registration is at 7pm, with the Speed Dating beginning at 7:30pm. You'll be registered on arrival by a Joypad crew member, who will give you your name tag and explain how things work... then you're ready to press start! Each date will last around 6 minutes. Make sure you bring a charged mobile phone, as you'll keep track of the people you like through our online portal. Once the event is over there will be the chance to mingle at the bar over a drink or two!

During the event you'll get to kick back and pit your gaming (and flirting!) skills against your dates, so that you can get to know each other and have some fun doing something a bit different!

After the event Joypad will contact you with your matches via email. The ticket price includes all the activities and the post-event contact sharing. Drinks and snacks are not included in the ticket price.


Itinerary

19:00 - Registration opens

19:30 - Games / Speed Dating

22:30 - Post event socialising / drinks


The venue

PimpShuei
59 Mount Pleasant
London
WC1X 0AY

PimpShuei is a friendly basement dive bar inspired by old school Kung Fu cinema, filled with original movie posters, vintage tv screens and retro arcade games.


Registration and post event socialising will take place in the basement bar, the Speed Dating segment will take place upstairs in the adjoining Double Bill Café. If in doubt please ask a staff member to direct you!


Travel information

PimpShuei is an 8min walk from Chancery Lane Underground Station


FAQs

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Make sure you bring a charged mobile phone with you, you'll get to list the people you like via our online portal.

I don't play a lot of videogames, am I going to like this?

Absolutely, you won't have to be a hardcore gamer to have a chat and bash some buttons! Ladies choose the game they want to play at their table and we have a selection of over 1400 games to choose from with all the classics you'd expect from Mario Kart to Pacman to Street Fighter. Think of the games as a nice icebreaker to get a conversation going.

Do I need to buy a ticket in advance, or can I just turn up on the night?

Tickets must be purchased at least 24hours before the start of the event, this is due to us having to organise games, consoles and numbers in advance.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

You must be over 21 to enter the venue, if you are lucky enough to look younger please bring photo ID.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Drop us an email at: management@joypadbar.co.uk

What's the refund policy?

We do not offer refunds, however should you be unable to attend please let us know any time up to the day of the event and we will transfer your ticket to our next event.

Is the event LGBT friendly?

We’ve got a series of dates booked in with the venue, some of our future events will be LGBT versions. Join our mailing list at www.joypadbar.co.uk/events and we'll keep you up to date!

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