GeekOut Bristol Meet: July 14th – Cyber-Punked
No matter the political climate, nor the weather, we melted our way over to the Old Market Tavern at 2pm, for another great evening. Lots of faces, both new and old, which made for an excellent night out! We saw some exceptional costumes, even if people had to change in and out of them due to the heat. Thanks to everyone who turned up and as ever, we got some snaps of the event. From the costumes to the festivities, here is what went down at GeekOut Bristol Meet this past Saturday night.
We started off by going to Wagamama’s, who were absolutely not ready for the 6 of us who turned up. I had booked the table originally for 8 but two dropped, but that’s okay – Even if Wagamama didn’t seem aware I booked the table! The food arrived fast enough for us to go and get doughnuts too, so that was an awesome start to the day. Wagamama’s food is always delicious and the service was good, although they almost didn’t give us any menus. Anyway, ignoring that, just to say the lady who served us at Krispy Kreme was incredibly funny and had an excellent sales technique, so be careful, you’ll end up with a lot of doughnuts.
Once 2pm came around, we were over at the Old Market Tavern – and when we got there, people were already there and gaming! Good start. A bit of Dobble to begin the night, as I went around and set the event up. The Old Market Tavern were serving up Blue Lagoon’s, which were effectively vodka, blue curacao and I think lemonade. They were highly boozy and for only £4, they were worth the money, even if for just a one off treat. As ever though, the drinks were flowing and the spirits were high… However, I’d like to take a moment to be serious and say that if ‘Other Tim’ reads this, I hope you’re well. He had to leave due to coming down unwell, so I hope he is doing well. He posted on Facebook that he was okay, so I hope he’s doing well!
Now, back to the article – We had 53 people show up for this month’s event. It was really a great, fun evening. There were many games, as well as the debut of a new game of ours, Saboteur. I even had requests to bring specific games to next month’s event, so those will be honoured. Furthermore, a big shout to Mr. Nutz, a terrible game found on our Picade. Now then, let’s get on with what you’re here for – Check out our gallery below:
We had an exceptional costume competition which saw 6 brave people take the helm to come along in costume. Here are their individual shots – A great job by everyone involved, thanks for making the night so fun! Furthermore, we were selling a couple of brand new posters. These are limited edition, so if you want one, let us know if you’re based in the UK and we’ll arrange a way for you to buy one from us – It’ll be £5, including postage for mainland UK readers.
That’s it for this month’s event. Thank you very much to everyone who came along! If you were at this event, let us know what you thought. If you had a great time, give us a shout – and if you thought it wasn’t that good, then, well, let us know what we should do better. Whilst we run on a finite budget, we certainly are up for trying to do what we can to improve things if we need to. As ever though, if you just wanna say that you enjoyed yourself, please do in the comments below, or over on Facebook and Twitter.