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Play an Audience RPG—With a Live Band—at the GDC 2023 'Extra Lives' Show

Game developers spend their careers creating main characters: Now, you get to be one. Extra Lives: The Live Experience is coming to GDC 2023 for one performance only—promising an unexpected, unpredictable, and definitely unforgettable experience. 

Extra Lives: The Live Experience is the world’s first Audience RPG: a fully narrated choose-your-own-adventure game where YOU are the main character. Plunge into an exciting story with visuals, music, sound effects and footage drawn from the legendary console games of the ‘80s, ‘90s and 2000s... and a live score provided by the lovable nerds of Extra Lives.

At key junctures you'll get to vote on how the character proceeds, leading to special story branches. With multiple endings and over 30 possible variations depending on the audience's in-game choices, this immersive feast for the imagination will transport you back to your childhood. To the next level! 

Extra Lives: The Live Experience takes place in Room 2002, West Hall on Thursday, March 23 from 12:45-1:45pm. This special live event is open for all pass types—including those with an Expo Pass. 

Join us at GDC 2023 for a one-of-a-kind live show: starring you! 

GDC returns to San Francisco this March 20-24, 2023, and registration is now open! For more information, be sure to visit our website and follow the #GDC23 hashtag on social media.

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