Ground Kontrol


No Pun Intendo featuring Anthony Lopez – Thursday 1/19, 9pm

Stand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games! Every Third Thursday, No Pun Intendo brings fantastic comedians to our lounge! Plus - video game competitions between teams of audience members with fabulous prizes! Each month, we feature fantastic comics from Portland & beyond. This month's lineup: Alex Rios Jacob Christopher Whitney Streed Alex Falcone Anthony Lopez Hosted by Earthquake Hurricane's Anthony Lopez! Just…

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Clash of the Classics – Joust VS Double Dribble

We are kicking off 2017 with a competition between two beloved yet very different arcade games from the 80s: Joust and Double Dribble! One of the most enjoyable two player games from the golden age of arcade games, Williams Electronics' 1982 classic Joust is also enjoyable as a single player, fantasy-action game. You play a medieval Knight, riding…

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New Year’s Eve Free Play Party – Thursday 12/31, 5pm-close

We’re wrapping up another great year at Ground Kontrol the only way we know how: by flipping the “free play” switch on every single game and inviting YOU to party like it’s 1985! Leave 2016 at the door at our New Year’s Eve Free Play Party with an arcade full of classic games and the best selection of pinball in…

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All Ages Free Play Party – Saturday 12/31, 11am-4:30pm

Wrap up 2016 with all-day, family-friendly free play at Ground Kontrol! Our All Ages Free Play Party offers you another chance to introduce your young ones to the games you grew up with, in their original condition! Everything from Donkey Kong to The Simpsons will be available to play with no quarters necessary, for one low $5 cover! Wander through…

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Indie Game Night: Rich’s Bummer Farewell – Thursday 12/29, 7pm

This month, we bid farewell to our beloved gamemaster Rich Lau before he leaves town with a special night dedicated to his contributions to Indie Game Night over the last couple of years! Although it's a bummer to see him go, we want to give him a proper send-off with a night full of Indie Game Night's greatest hits such…

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