Chance & Counters presents Prohibition | The Milk Thistle Bristol  | Wed 17th April 2019 Lineup

Chance & Counters presents Prohibition

The Milk Thistle in Bristol

Wednesday 17th April 2019

6:00pm til 11:00pm (last entry 6:45pm)

Minimum Age: 18

A playable adventure of mischief, mayhem and moonshine - at one of Bristol's finest speakeasy bars: the legendary The Milk Thistle.

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Chance & Counters presents Prohibition on Wednesday 17th April 2019

It’s Chicago in the 1920s, and the local Don is holding a summit. A night of opportunity and risk in equal measure. An evening that wraps you in vice, and gifts you behaviour without boundaries. The question is, how brave are you feeling? Play it right, and your dreams could come true, but the pay off might be more than you bargained for!

Join Chance & Counters for Prohibition - an evening of mischief, mayhem and moonshine - at one of Bristol's finest speakeasy bars: the legendary The Milk Thistle.

Prohibition is a playable adventure game written by the folk at Chance & Counters - think somewhere between a murder mystery and a role-playing game. When you walk through the door you'll assume the role of a 1920s mover-and-shaker, which could be anything from 'legitimate business person' to the head of the local Mafia.

Over three chapters we'll guide you through a story of gangsters, ambition, and 1920s America. You'll have your own role and your own objectives, so you'll need to work both with and against the other players throughout the evening to get what you want/

Doing well is going to be about trading favours, negotiation, and working out who you can trust - we'll take care of the rules, you focus on having fun (and planning that perfect backstab). Mix business with pleasure, vice with virtue, and risk with reward. Maybe you want to get revenge, get rich, or just get out?

Sound good? Well pull out your gladrags and prepare for an unforgettable night. We'll even lay on a little moonshine, in case you need it.


Q: I don’t understand, what on earth is this?
A: A playable adventure game for 50 people, somewhere between a role-playing game and a murder mystery. For a little more information, check out Bristol 24/7’s review of our last event here:

Q: How much does it cost?
A: It’s £20pp including a drink on arrival, or £70 for a group ticket (four adults).

Q: Will there be food provided?
A: Food isn’t included in the ticket price, but each venue will have things on offer. Check the Wriggle ticket add-ons to pre-purchase things like charcuterie and cheese platters!

Q: Are there any age restrictions?
A: Due to the nature of the game and the venues, this is an 18+ event.

Q: Is it fancy dress?
A: Getting dressed up definitely helps! You’ll receive your role a week before the event, so you’ll have a little time to locate suitable accoutrements. In general just go for mobsters and molls!

Q: I’ve never done anything like this, will I be any good at it?
A: Fear not! If you don’t want a character who’s crucial to the storylines, we have other options. Just let us know how involved you want to get and we’ll make sure your role is appropriate.

Q: What do I need to bring?
A: Nothing! Everything you’ll need to play will be provided on the night.

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