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Kong Off!

Kong Off!

We were pretty bloody stoked to host Australia’s first ever ‘Kong Off’ original Donkey Kong showdown with the company of American arcade legend Richie Knucklez, who started the Kong Off across the pacific many years ago. He was flown over with the help of our friends...

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October – The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

October – The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

It’s probably not a very well kept secret, but we really love Halloween at Netherworld. Also, dressing up – so we gave ourselves a fair few excuses to do just that over the course of October. Between our first Monster Menagerie Beer Festival that included 16 unique...

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Wizard Pins – Round 3

Wizard Pins – Round 3

Denizens, 4 new wizard pins designed by Emetic Art launch today! This is our third round of 4 high score pins at Netherworld. You can't buy them - you have to earn it. To get an enamel wizard pin, simply be very good at a particular game, take a photo of the score for...

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Jon Weber’s Monster Menagerie

Jon Weber’s Monster Menagerie

On October 7th and 8th, we're holding our first major beer themed event - the Monster Menagerie Beer Festival. It's a celebration of collaboration and monsters, so to help bring those nightmares to life, we got the artist responsible for the epic Netherworld arcade...

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And Then I Woke Up! One Page Horror Comic Challenge

And Then I Woke Up! One Page Horror Comic Challenge

  Comics Etc and Netherworld are forming a special Halloween team-up for “And Then I Woke Up!” -  a spooky, blood curdling one page horror comic challenge . We’re putting the call out to artists across Brisbane to submit a single page of comic art that tells a...

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Wizard Pins – Round 2

Wizard Pins – Round 2

We’re throwing out another set of 4 wizard challenges, each with its own enamel pin reward. This time out, the designs are by comic book artist Mathew Hoddy (http://mkhoddy.tumblr.com/) and can be claimed by scoring the right amount of points on a machine, taking a...

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The Brisbane Pinball Masters 2017

The Brisbane Pinball Masters 2017

Pinball wizards, fanatics and cultists! The Brisbane Masters, our cities biggest pinball event is happening around the corner from the Netherworld this year at our pals bar The Mill on Constance from Friday the 21st to Sunday the 23rd of July.   A variety of events...

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Choose Your Own Netherworld Adventure

We allowed a team of film students from the JMC Academy to dig into the Netherworld archives recently and the strange, unusual widescreen VHS they uncovered in its darkest corners unveiled a shocking collection of secrets. They've uploaded a series of these...

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Tales Of The Netherworld

In the lead up to and the mayhem of opening Netherworld, we were keen to introduce the venue as the monster filled cantina we had in our heads with a video. Over a beer and a silly chat, our mate Arika Crotty pitched a short to us that would be that thing. We’re not...

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Arcade Armageddon

Arcade Armageddon

Last weekend saw our first dedicated arcade event, Arcade Armageddon. We had some truly world class arcade players fly in from around Australia and New Zealand plus lots of local home grown talent from right here in Brisbane. We set up Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Galaga,...

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