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#1 Tesseract

Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:49 PM

To the EB geeks and nerds - I need your help!

DH is a dyed in the wool nerd. He loves all tech and computer games. He is still lamenting the axing of Firefly. He plays D&D.

For his 30th he wants a "geek experience" present. Recently some friends did the IRL Shooter thing where you run around a warehouse full of zombies. Something like that, but perhaps not that because his friends have already done it. He has plenty of geek friends to make this a group geek experience.

I wonder if they do a Star Trek themed murder mystery party...

Anyway, I am totally stuck for ideas! Please please please can anyone point me in the right direction? Or ask your geeky other half for me?


#2 Bluenomi

Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:54 PM

Have a look at Red Balloon. They have heaps of things like that

#3 Cranky Kitten

Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:18 PM

Hire a movie theatre for a private screening of Serenity. Or other favourite movie of choice.

Get a bunch of large projectors/screens and game consoles together for the mother of all game nights. Arrange catering (the spit roast was very popular) and plenty of booze. You could also do this with a Warhammer painting day where all his friends can bring their miniatures and paints and they spend the whole day assembling/painting/playing.

Stunt driving day? Depends on where you are I guess.

#4 FeralBee

Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:33 PM

Tabletop games day? Get everyone to bring their favourites (Munchkin goes down a treat with nearly all our geek and non-geek friends) and have a bunch of tables for people to set up and get games going.

If you're in Perth I've recently heard about a board game cafe, you pay a small cost ($9 or something) to play any games from their library and then just buy whatever food or drinks you want.

I love some of the other suggestions too! Especially the private cinema Serenity screening, that would be awesomesauce.

#5 Foogle

Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:43 PM

Not sure where you are located but if you are in the Brisbane/Gold Coast region, bring the game arcade to him.  

Ultimate Games

There is a Sydney outfit as well I think but I'd have to google to find out who they are.

ETA: Here's the Sydney equivalent.  Games 2 U

Edited by Foogle, 22 February 2013 - 03:47 PM.

#6 laridae

Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:50 PM

QUOTE (Tesseract @ 22/02/2013, 02:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wonder if they do a Star Trek themed murder mystery party...

They do... my sister has it.  http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/8519/ho...-next-generatio

We all dressed up as the characters and they made 'alien' food.  Was good fun!

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