This side of the year will see Game Masters keep their doors open after dark for two special events. Game Masters after-hours is the perfect place to unwind in a kids-free environment – after all 78% of video game players are adults, and the average age of Australian players is 34!

Halloween Creature Features Double film feature – Sat 1 Nov, from 5pm – 8pm Tickets: $25 / $20, available online

Release your inner gamer after hours with exclusive access to 80 playable games from 5.00pm – 8.00pm. The bar will be open until late, with horror movies to follow so don’t forget to dress up and celebrate Halloween.

Razorback – 6.30pm

NFSA Restores The Howling III: the Marsupials – 8.15pm

Local Heroes of Gaming – Fri 22 Nov Tickets: $25/$20 available online

Canberra-based game developers Anna Tito (Crossy: Road, The Simpsons:Tapped Out) and Ben Roach (Final Fantasy XV, Elden Ring) will discuss their careers and latest works from 6.30pm in Arc cinema. Games music composer Mick Gordon (Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, Doom) will chat with composer Kenneth Lampl from the ANU School of Music, 7.30pm in the Theatrette. Game Loading: Rise of the Indies, an Australian-directed documentary, looks at indie developers, their craft, games and how they forever changed the landscape of games culture, 7.30pm in Arc cinema. Presented in association with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment and Game Plus.

Game Masters is an interactive journey through five decades of video game history, you can read more about it here.

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