GoldenEye World Championships - Saturday 27th August 2022

GoldenEye World Championships - Saturday 27th August 2022
Item Qty To Buy Price
GoldenEye World Championship ENTRANT £12.00
GoldenEye World Championship Spectator - Adult £10.00
GoldenEye World Championship Spectator - Child £8.00
 

Description :

Join us for a special day & evening of serious Nintendo 64 gaming!

This year we've been celebrating 25 years of the classic game for the N64, GoldenEye.

For this event, on the weekend of the anniversary of the game, we're hosting a
GoldenEye World Championship!

RSVP to Facebook Event here!

Booking is essential for all ticket types.

We will be hosting a series of four player, one console, one screen deathmatches to ultimately crown the winner - out of a total of 64 possible players. You may bring your own unmodified Nintendo-branded controller, which will be subject to inspection.

SCHEDULE

10:00 Museum opens
11:00 Round 1
12:00 Round 2
14:00 Round 3
15:00 Round 4
17:00-19:00 Museum CLOSED for set-up
19:00-23:00 Museum open for semi-finals & finals.

Our compères for the evening will be GoldenEye lead developer Martin Hollis and character artist Brett Jones!

The tournament winner will walk away with the coveted Golden Gun as recognition for their elite GoldenEye skills.

We'll be employing the standard ruleset for GoldenEye tournaments:

  • Preliminaries stages: Weapons and Levels randomised
  • Tournament stages: Automatics and a chosen level: Bunker-Facility-Archive
  • Time limit for rounds: Most kills in ten minutes
  • Radar ON
  • No cheats
  • No slappers
  • No throwing knives
  • No Caves level
  • No Oddjob
  • Auto-aim OFF - as voted by our Twitter poll of over 300 votes!

For participants: on arrival at the museum you will be given a round number and a colour.  Four players of the same colour square off against each other with the winner going through to the semi-finals in the evening.  The first round of preliminaries starts at 11am, with round two at 12pm, round three at 2pm and round four starting at 3pm.

ALL Entrants need to be present from 11am. Late arrivals may be disqualified.

 

The evening tournaments will run from 7pm-11pm.

Your GoldenEye Tournament ticket allows all day entry to the museum and the evening event.  The museum will be closed between 5pm and 6:30pm to setup the tournament.  

*Please note we will have an alcohol bar present for the evening session. Please bring ID if you look under 25.*

 

Around the museum we'll also be displaying the development documents from the game, promotional items and more for you to view and enjoy with other GoldenEye superfans! 

Development Documents
On display around the museum will be displays of documentation from the development of the game donated to the museum by Martin Hollis.

Concept Art
We'll also be displaying some fantastic concept art created by Brett Jones.

4 Screen GoldenEye
We'll have our unique 4 screen, 4 player version of GoldenEye running on original hardware!!

GoldenEye Japan
Ever played the Japanese release of GoldenEye? You'll have the opportunity!

Lord Conrad's Brewery
Our favourite beer brewer will be here serving his unique ales throughout the night so you can sit and enjoy the talk with a drink in hand!

 

Doors will close at 11pm.

Although the event booking is for a specific time, entry to the Centre is permitted all day. The Centre is open from 10am.

Snacks will be available from our Pac-Lunch Shop. There's plenty of seating for parents :)

Spaces for these exciting hands-on events are limited, so booking is required to ensure your place.

Payment is taken by PayPal immediately. Please print a copy of the receipt that is displayed at the end of the payment process and bring it with you as your e-ticket.

Cancellations: Due to the limited number of places available for this event, we are unable to refund tickets when cancelled less than 7 days before the event. 

We are still maintaining some Covid precautions to protect our staff & visitors.
Hand sanitisers are available throughout the museum. Please wash
your hands regularly when using the machines.

Remember - All proceeds go to support our Computing Museum!

 
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