Health Bar: Rainbow Road

The Marlborough Pub & Theatre, Brighton, UK


“Video game pop-up Health Bar’s soft launch!

If you love video games, but don’t love the played out dude-ified culture . . .

Or if video games intrigue you but you’re worried about being “bad at them” . . .

Health Bar aims to create inclusive and welcoming spaces where you can enjoy the weird and wonderful world of video games. Starting with . . .

3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . GO! Rainbow Road: a queer arcade for LGBTQ+ folk and their friends.

Modern and retro consoles . . . Video game-themed craft stalls from Never Not Geeky and X Stitch Adventures . . . And vegan goodness from Cactus Kitchen Gals.”

Ticket price: £3
Estimated attendees: 40

Event Webpage:
Twitter: @HealthBarBTN
Hashtag: N/A

Brochure/visitor guide/handout: N/A

Run by: Health Bar (Matthew HamblionCandice Armah)
With the help of: Cactus Kitchen Girls, Never Not Geeky, X Stitch Adventures
Funders: N/A

Talks given: N/A

Games/Things shown:

  • Dancing Stage Fusion; Konami
  • Street Fighter V; Capcom
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy; Vicarious Visions
  • Mario Kart 8; Nintendo
  • WarioWare; Nintendo
  • ARMS; Nintendo
  • Four Swords Adventures; Nintendo
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash; Nintendo
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild; Nintendo
  • Endless Ocean; Arika
  • Rayman Origins: Unisoft
  • Super Monkey Ball; Sega
  • BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend; Arc System Works

Live Games run: N/A

Workshops held: N/A

Games made: N/A


Recordings: N/A

Blogs/articles/write-ups: N/A

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Submitted to Interstice by: Matthew Hamblion