First UK 1 vs 100 game take place tonight

Friday, 10th July 2009 13:51 GMT By Patrick Garratt


Microsoft’s just confirmed via Twitter that the first British 1 vs 100 show will take place tonight at 7.30pm BST.

We’re getting reader reports that the game’s downloading to dashboards as we type, and you now apparently have the option to set a reminder for tonight’s launch.

Thanks, BraveArse.



  1. Psychotext

    /rubs hands

    #1 6 years ago
  2. BraveArse

    nuts … just realised that I have squandered my fame on getting credit for the story. Got no chance of winning now…

    /is looking forward to it

    /still not sure what exactly it is…

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Hunam

    I’ll be playing, like a big whore. Can we join as parties etc?

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Blerk

    I was just watching a video of it on YouTube and it looks quite fun! One day all quiz shows will be played like this.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. David Sarkisjan

    I will playing as well (gtvdave).

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Blerk

    Actually I’m surprised they’re not ‘bigging it up’ a bit more. This is precisely the sort of thing that’ll draw non-gamers in to the platform and can’t easily be replicated on the Wii.

    Maybe we’ll see more of it once the beta’s over?

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Hunam

    Hopefully, this is one of the first truly original things this gen. Proper scheduled game shows. It’s fun and makes you feel special for participating and has a nice customer focus to it by having people commentate on it live.

    First I thought it was a shit idea, but actually, it’s one of the best idea’s Microsoft has had.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. SunKing

    I’ll see you all there. :)

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Hunam

    I just want to win some points… because I’m poor like.

    /maybe be getting the macbook out to google some tough questions

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Robster1979

    Is it scheduled to run every week?

    Or is it a more ad hoc affair.

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Blerk

    Cheats! :-D

    I wouldn’t mind having a go just out of curiosity, but I’m not allowed to play because I’m a scabby Silver type.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. Psychotext

    I tried the Google thing on the US beta. You really can’t do it fast enough to help you out.

    Great if you want to absolutely avoid making any mistakes, but your score will be shit.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. David Sarkisjan

    You know an answer or simply don’t.

    #13 6 years ago
  14. Johnny Cullen

    Isnt Pat Sharp doing it? Looks like it from the tweets Johnny Minkley had.

    #14 6 years ago
  15. Blerk

    Pat Sharp? Is he still alive even? And if so…. why? :-D

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Johnny Cullen

    Minkley had pics of him on Twitter with the Fun House twins.

    At a 1vs100 event yesterday by the looks of it.

    #16 6 years ago
  17. Blerk

    Oh my!

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Psychotext

    Wow, I remember them. :)

    #18 6 years ago
  19. Johnny Cullen

    Took me a while to figure it out as I had vaguely remembered Fun House from the mid 90′s.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    That was great. :D

    Shame the live guy only turned up once though.

    #20 6 years ago
  21. epic_wanderer

    I didn’t get the live guy at all. It said “and now we return to our live host” or something and it just went back to the brown haired avatar mouthing just like it did everytime between rounds. Still, I was on a 27 question streak at the start (which I’m proud of even though the questions were piss easy).

    #21 6 years ago
  22. Michael O'Connor

    The live thing depends on your internet connection. if you got the message about your network connection being slow, then you won’t hear him.

    #22 6 years ago
  23. Psychotext

    I didn’t see that message at all. On a 20mb connection here.

    #23 6 years ago
  24. Michael O'Connor

    Strange, cause I heard him at least three times. He seemed to work fine every time I logged into it, but I only heard him once every time he did.

    Oh well, it’s a beta after all. *shrug*

    #24 6 years ago

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