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Knodgeball next weekend

Postby gameshowcongress » Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:49 am

On October 18-19 in Los Angeles!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1411305332425313/

Kno’dgeBall™ is a goofy, athletic mix of dodgeball and trivia quizzing that a couple of buddies and I have been developing. We’ve held tournaments in Vegas for three years, featuring many of Jeopardy’s and Millionaire’s biggest winners, most of whom rapidly discover that it’s a fun and challenging to try to think while hurling and dodging foam balls.

Here’s a Newsweek story with a nice write-up.
http://www.newsweek.com/answer-me-who-g ... ons-264211

Here’s Ken on what it’s like to play.
http://ken-jennings.com/blog/archives/4805

And there are some good photovideos on those interwebtubes.

Want to play? We need about 12-20 people who want to try it so we can walk through some rule changes.

A major game show producer is now aboard and eager to shop a TV version to networks, and we’ve been tweaking the rules to turn this into 30 minutes of highly watchable TV. But before we start pitching, we need to see if the current version works with actual humans.

And you’re an actual human!

You don’t need to be a Rhodes scholar or a great athlete. You just have to like fun. And who doesn’t like fun?

So: want to come throw things and answer trivia questions at the same time?

You’re also welcome to bring friends, especially ones you want to throw things at. Or, if you can’t make it but have friends you think might be interested, it’s fine to forward them this invite

We’ll feed you pizza and keep you hydrated, and the balls don’t hurt, not even slightly. They just thump in a giggly way. I’ve been hit by dozens thrown hard at close range simultaneously, and it was just amusing. As you can see from my face. So amused.

We plan to be somewhere else outside on Sunday as well.
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Re: Knodgeball next weekend

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