DATE CHANGED!! This meetup is as well as the one on july 9 posted on Games Meetup Group hosted by Christopher to see this show. Beat The Cheat is a magic show about games & a game show about magic. Tix info & code word for discount price below
Nicholas J. Johnson is a no good dirty rotten cheat. So when he invites you to come play an incredible new game that he’s invented, you probably shouldn’t come… ‘Beat The Cheat’ combines card cheating, swindling, psychological manipulation and good old fashioned board games into a comedy magic show where everyone is a winner. With special guest Ben McKenzie. “Clever, cunning and incredibly funny”
Tix $13 for meetup. Enter promotional code: mousetrap on ticketing page. Tix: http://bit.ly/1avvsgc
http://melbournemagicfestival.com/speaker-lineup/beat-the-cheat/ Tix also available at door at normal price.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjzA556MRVY - Can you name all the games and beat the cheat?
Nicholas J. Johnson
Once described as “Australia’s number one con man” Nicholas J. Johnson is a magician & comedian who specialises in the world of the professional swindler. The self proclaimed ‘honest con man’ exposes swindlers for schools & businesses as well as on The Project, A Current Affair, Today Tonight, Sunrise and ABC radio. He is also the host of Nicholas J. Johnson’s True and False and Bucket of Doom on Channel Nine’s Kids WB. His favourite game is blackjack.
Comedian, game designer and actor Ben Mckenzie is ‘geek comedy’s patron saint’ (t-squat magazine). He is the veteran of seven Melbourne Comedy Festivals, a game designer for Pop Up Playground and Freeplay and the co-creator of the Dungeons & Dragons themed impro comedy show, Dungeon Crawl. His favourite game is Ticket To Ride.