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Audience RPG (with a Live Band) Returns for GDC 2024, at the Pre-Awards Show Party!

Game developers spend their careers creating main characters: Now, you get to be one. Following a standing-room only show last year, Extra Lives: The Live Experience is returning to GDC 2024. This time, they're performing their exciting Live Audience RPG on the Main Stage, before the 2024 IGF Awards and Game Developers Choice Awards

Extra Lives: The Live Experience takes place Wednesday, March 20 at 5:30pm PT on the GDC Main Stage, right before the 2024 Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards. It promises to be an unexpected, unpredictable, and definitely unforgettable experience. 

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Extra Lives is the world’s first Audience RPG: a fully narrated choose-your-own-adventure style 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 before the awards show, so get there early and join the fun! This special live event is open for all pass types—including those with an Expo Pass. 

Join us at GDC 2024 for a one-of-a-kind live show: starring you! 

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GDC returns to San Francisco this March 18-22, 2024—and registration is open! For more information, be sure to visit our website and follow the #GDC2024 hashtag on social media.

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