Geek Fest in France to Feature ‘Game of Thrones on Snow’

STORY BY Patrick Thorne 10th September 2017

The French ski resort of les Menuires plans to kick off their 2017-18 season with a ‘Geek and Tech’ festival which they say will be the biggest event of the season.

Running over the weekend of 9-10 December 2017 the two days will see indoor and outdoor activities all focussed on technology and gaming.

“It’s the first time an event like this has been held in a mountain environment,” said a Les Menuires spokesperson.

Bars will have evenings dedicated to video games; outdoors a game based on ‘Game of Thrones’ will bring lasers and photo-tech together. The cinema and event spaces in Les Menuires will be turned in to gaming centres bringing industry professionals and skiers and riders together.

Both retro-gaming and the latest generation video games and consoles will be featured and there’ll also be a simulation space offering an immersive experience and augmented reality.

Packages from 130€ per person including two night’s accommodation with two day ski pass and two day pass to the event are available direct from the resort

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