GET LAMP date change

October 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

We had previously announced the GET LAMP screening as happening on Friday, Oct 22. THIS HAS BEEN CHANGED. It’s now a day earlier: Thursday, Oct 21. We’ve updated the original blog post as well.

Please update your calendars and spread the word!


GET LAMP screening in Chicago!

October 7, 2010 § 3 Comments

The Chicago Interactive Fiction Group will be hosting director Jason Scott (@textfiles) for an hour-long screening of his new documentary GET LAMP, which explores the fascinating history of text-based adventure games in the 1980’s. This screening is part of Jason’s country-wide Jet Lamp tour.

(Jason is also well known in the geek community for his excellent BBS documentary.)

LOCATION: Google Chicago office, 20 W. Kinzie St, 8th floor, Chicago IL

TIME: Thursday, October 21, 2010


  • 5:30pm: doors open
  • 6pm: screening begins
  • 7:15pm: post-show discussion with the director
  • 8:15pm: wrap-up

Google will be providing not just the screening space, but also plentiful pizza and soft drinks. Spread the word! Hope to see you there.


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