Pop Up Playground launch their new, high octane immersive street game on Melbourne this Summer!

Sassy Red PR | 13-Dec-2016
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Venue: Melbourne
Address: Inner City and the CBD
Date: 23 January to 26 March
Time: N/A
Ticket: $50 Two Month Subscription, $30 Monthly Subscription
Buy / Ticket: http://popupplayground.com.au/outside-the-cloud/
Web: http://popupplayground.com.au/
: https://www.facebook.com/PopUpPlayground/?fref=ts
EMail: rabbithole@popupplayground.com.au
Call: 0476 270 767
Outside: The Cloud Photographer: Sarah Walker Subjects: Sean Fabri, Jess Gonsalvez, Jack Beeb and Madeline Anderson
Australia's leading Live Games Company, Pop Up Playground, proudly brings Melbourne their brand new immersive street adventure this Summer; 'Outside: The Cloud'.

Running from 23 January to 26 March, 2017, 'Outside: The Cloud' takes place online, and in the physical world. It's a thrilling, real-life choose your own adventure where each week sees the release of a new episode consisting of documents and videos that will be hidden online, and passcodes that are concealed in the real world.

Dealing with cyber warfare and the controversial topic of Artificial Intelligence, the intrigue of 'Outside: The Cloud' stems from early 2016, when a radical environmental activist at a world leading nano-technology company accidentally unleashed an AI onto the internet. Gravely affecting those exposed before it was contained, this untested technology caused its victims to violently hallucinate. Later that year, two scientists from the same company stole the prototype to destroy it, believing it to be too dangerous for the world. Now, new information has come to light that the company has already been secretly testing their weapon on the general public. Factions within factions, conflicting stories, who can you trust?

Played over two months on the streets of Melbourne, 'Outside: The Cloud' is intellectual and physical play at its very best. Proudly supported by VicHealth, this latest creation by Pop Up Playground will have players involved in gripping plot lines that take them all over inner city Melbourne and the CBD. Exercise for the brain and the body, Pop Up Playground works to empower people in a safe space, with challenging and playful games designed for everyone.

Artistic Director Robert Reid elaborates, "Outside: The Cloud has been designed to make a players' everyday world an epic one. To involve them in a story bigger than themselves. It's a longplay game that makes a tram ride to work an adventure. Makes a Saturday a matter of life or death."

Running since 2011, Pop Up Playground works with a vast array of professional writers, actors, game designers, set builders, and puzzle makers to produce interactive live entertainment and new sports. They've designed games for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Bell Shakespeare, Melbourne University, The State Library of Victoria, White Night Festival, VicHealth and City of Melbourne, have also run programs for Federation Square and the Melbourne Football Club and are the company behind Small Time Criminals, which has taken Melbourne by storm.

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