29.6. - 3.7.2016

Thank You For Playing: Iconic Video Game Magazines

directed by Paweł Kazimierczak, Kamil Iwanowicz

New Synagogue: H1
Duration 95:00
year: 2015
country: PL
duration: 95:00

Thank You For Playing is a feature-length documentary about the phenomenon of Polish video game magazines in the ‘90s, when pages were put together with glue and scissors. Every month a few hundred thousand teenagers would rush to newsagents to buy their favourite video gaming magazine, and read authors who had celebrity status at that time. It’s a nostalgic journey that brings back memories of classic Amiga and PC titles, as well as telling the story of the beginnings and specifics of the Eastern European video game industry. See how the developers of The Witcher, This War of Mine and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter began their careers.