Improverts Game List
10 Second Fringe Show - Exactly what it says on the tin. The Audience supply the title.
2 Genre - A scene is played then repeated twice in the form of 2 different (audience suggested) genre
2-person commentator - Two people perform commentator (see below)
Alien Interview - Two (or more) players play an alien being interviewed on a topic of the audience's choice.
Alphabet - A two person scene where each sentence has to start with the next letter in the alphabet from the previous sentence
American Musical - The whole team put together a musical complete with songs and dance numbers in the style and with the title selected by the punters
Chain Murder - An "endowment" game, where the first player imparts an audience suggested place, occupation and murder weapon to the second player using only mime and nonsense words. The second player then kills the first and repeats to a third, who repeats to a fourth, player. After the games players must reveal what they thought they were doing, often far removed from the suggestions...
Clap Switch-a-roo Three players create a scene, they swap the characters they are playing when a fourth player claps.
Commentator - One player mimes out an activity selected by the audience whilst two or more others commentate. This game is normally a bit of a "pimpfest" as the commentators and competitor try to understand what each has in mind.
Customs Officer Endowment
Development Hell - Two players perform an improvised play in a straight fashion, the title of which is given to them by the audience. Then two more players redo the scene, this time in the fashion of an arthouse/surrealist piece. Then two further players re-redo the scene, this time in the style of a Hollywood blockbuster movie.
Da Doo Ron Ron
Emotional Rollercoaster The Audience contribute a list of emotions collected by the host. s/he then calls these at random into a scene created by two or more players forcing them into these emotional states.
Entrances & Exits Each player is assigned a word by the audience, when this word is used, the player has it ither enter or exit the scene.
Freeze - Two people perform a 2 person scene, anyone can shout freeze, the two people performing stop, the person that shouted freeze tapes one of the performers and takes there place before continuing a completely different 2 person scene.
Half Life - The players will perform a 1 minute scene, then perform it again in 30s, repeat in 15s, 7s, 3s, and then the whole 1 minute scene in 1s
In a, with a, while... A scene based on the suggestions of being In a... with a... while a... eg in a canoe with a beaver while having afternoon tea.
It Just Gets Worse
James Bond Endowment
MacGuyver - Based on the show famed for disarming a nuclear missile with a paperclip in the pilot episode, this game sees two players solve a world shattering crises using two everyday household objects.
Mouse Thieves - "Last week mice stole Louisiana, what have they stolen this week?"
Panel of Experts
Pope in a Crisis A scene featuring the pope. In a crisis.
Queen in a Quandary
Scene with a Corpse
Scene with a...
Should have said - The game that puts the audience in charge, if some thing is said they dont like (or just to **** with their minds) they shout "SHOULD HAVE SAID" and the players have to change it
Stunt Doubles Two players start a scene with an obvious physical problem/danger. The physical parts are then mimed by a second team, normally to loud (inappropriate) music.
Tech Rollercoaster The best game ever.
Voice from Above
Warning Team Based on the TV programme "Knightmare" the players must navigate a perilous environment during which they are challenged by the host. Using "spells" given to them by the audience they must escape.
Wait! There are Ninjas!
With a Hypo in my Neck A scene which will inevitably feature a hypodermic syringe implanted in someone's neck.