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Seattle Indies Holiday Party

12/08/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Seattle Indies is excited to bring you our fifth annual Holiday Party! And this year we’ll be bringing it to you in a special new venue, the Living Computers Museum & Labs with updated hours!

Join us for a special night of festive drinks and merry-making with your fellow indie devs to celebrate a successful 2019, and kick off 2020!

Open Cocktail Bar

We’ll be providing beer, wine, cocktails, punch, and finger food!

Board and Card Games Room

What’s Christmas without accusations of cheating and tears of recrimination? We’ll be bringing party games such as Cards Against Humanity, Munchkin, and Monikers. Please do bring your own games – we’d love to try them!

Photo Booth

This year we’ll have an automated photo booth where you can create your own digital keepsakes.

Karaoke Room

We’ll also have a separate room dedicated to karaoke, with all your favorite songs to rock out to.

Tours of the Living Computer Museum

Xerox Alto – 7:30pm – 7:50pm: Experience the minicomputer that helped spark the personal computer revolution. The Xerox Alto, a pioneering computer workstation developed at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) in 1973. The Alto introduced several experimental concepts, including the graphical user interface, object-oriented programming, and Ethernet networking. The history and function of this groundbreaking machine will be shown to visitors.

History of ROM Cartridges – 8:30pm – 9:00pm (drop in): What is a ROM cartridge? A type of media that was most popular in the late 1970s and into the 1980s. They are removable enclosures containing ROM and designed for home computers, video game consoles, electronic musical instruments, and calculators. A variety of these cartridges will be on display and various evolutions explained to visitors.

Semi-Fancy Dress (optional)

Use this occasion as an excuse to dress up as fancy as you’ve secretly longed to! You can come dressed for a Seattle cocktail party, or wear an ugly sweater. Do anything to get into the spirit!

This event is covered by the Seattle Indies Code of Conduct and Filming Policy: https://www.seattleindies.org/code-of-conduct/

Note that all Seattle Indies Superhero tier patrons on Patreon at the time of this event creation should have received a code for a ticket to this event.

Venue

Living Computers: Museum + Labs
2245 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
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Phone:
425-590-9930
Website:
http://www.livingcomputers.org/