Stages

Insomnia61 Content Schedule

Friday - Main Stage

The only way to start Insomnia61. Experience the opening ceremony like never before, as we open the doors to the show with announcements, giveaways and much much more!

It’s the chat show like no other, we’re interviewing our biggest guests about current projects, insider info and their views on trending topics. Featuring our house chef Nick “Hot Stuff” Haywood, who will be cooking up some tasty treats during the show.

The Ultimate Showdown of your favorite special guests. Our teams of content creators will battle it out in a series of gaming related challenges, with a twist. Will they be able to set a fast Trials time while being shot at with Nerf guns? How many math questions can they answer while playing 1v1 Rocket League? But most importantly, who will emerge victorious, in Clash of the Creators.

The parody game show with unbreakable buzzers and THE WHEEL OF DOOM returns to Insomnia by popular demand. Our guests will spin the wheel to receive either a Mental, Physical or Gaming related challenge. They’ll pick an opponent and the victor will be awarded points. The host will also dish out special bonus points as he sees fit. It’s whacky, it’s fun and very messy. Buzzers, whipped cream and Hungry Hippos… What more can be said!

Don your glad rags and come and join us for the most over produced Pub Quiz with the meme kings and fat mouse! 

Friday - Player Stage

A whole day showcasing the best of UK Esports, as the finalists for Counter Strike: Global Offensive & League of Legends go head to head.

Saturday - Main Stage

The only way to start Insomnia61. Experience the opening ceremony like never before, as we open the doors to the show with announcements, giveaways and much much more!

Dan is back for his special Insomnia Show. He’ll be on stage taking your questions, talking about his latest adventures and playing games. If you a #TeamTDM member, you won’t want to miss this!

Cosplay is back on the Main Stage! Showing off some of the best Cosplayers from the UK and beyond with the Insomnia Cosplay Championship, Saturday is where the biggest and best will perform and show off their creations for a shot at championship glory. Sunday features the community masquerade, where anyone from any level can sign up and get involved to win great prizes.

The parody game show with unbreakable buzzers and THE WHEEL OF DOOM returns to Insomnia by popular demand. Our guests will spin the wheel to receive either a Mental, Physical or Gaming related challenge. They’ll pick an opponent and the victor will be awarded points. The host will also dish out special bonus points as he sees fit. It’s whacky, it’s fun and very messy. Buzzers, whipped cream and Hungry Hippos… What more can be said!

You are hereby invited to join the movie celebration of The Yogscast at Insomnia61 at 7:30 pm!

It will be an evening filled with glamorous and hilarious fun. So grab your finest suit, most toppest of top hats and your ticket to join us for this fine evening!

 

Saturday - Player Stage

For information coming soon

Get your first look at WWE2K18 in action, LIVE on the Player Stage.

Long-time BYOC attendee Peeling talks us through his fantastic card game of boasting, bluffing, and beer, along with how Insomnia has helped build it.

Overwatch Central invite you to come on stage and compete in Overwatch while Ryan & Mysca provide expert commentary.

Long-time Insomnia volunteers Josh & Mike talk about their experiences as part of Insomnia’s Network team, and take questions from the audience.

B0aty, MMORPG, Sick Nerd, Torvesta, and Knightenator, will be competing live on stage for a total of $15,000. The tournament will be hosted by Mod Archie and Mod Sween and shoutcasted by PureSpam and Skiddler!

A crowdfunded fan film, the makers of Max Payne: Retribution wanted to create a Max Payne film that gamers could be proud of. We’ll be showing the film in full, followed by a live Q&A with the director, producer, and other members of the cast & crew.

Sunday - Main Stage

The only way to start Insomnia61. Experience the opening ceremony like never before, as we open the doors to the show with announcements, giveaways and much much more!

Dan is back for his special Insomnia Show. He’ll be on stage taking your questions, talking about his latest adventures and playing games. If you a #TeamTDM member, you won’t want to miss this!

Cosplay is back on the Main Stage! Showing off some of the best Cosplayers from the UK and beyond with the Insomnia Cosplay Championship, Saturday is where the biggest and best will perform and show off their creations for a shot at championship glory. Sunday features the community masquerade, where anyone from any level can sign up and get involved to win great prizes.

The parody game show with unbreakable buzzers and THE WHEEL OF DOOM returns to Insomnia by popular demand. Our guests will spin the wheel to receive either a Mental, Physical or Gaming related challenge. They’ll pick an opponent and the victor will be awarded points. The host will also dish out special bonus points as he sees fit. It’s whacky, it’s fun and very messy. Buzzers, whipped cream and Hungry Hippos… What more can be said!

YOU AWAKE TO FIND YOURSELF IN A DARK ROOM! Welcome to the world’s only live-action videogame! Join comedian John Robertson (Videogame Nation, The One Show) as he rips developers, studios, Pokemon and you in this hilarious, interactive parody of 80s adventure games. After selling out over 1,000 seats last time, The Dark Room is back and on the main stage - jump in for the biggest Dark Room show ever in the UK. YA DIE! YA DIE! YA DIE! 

WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU ARE OVER THE AGE OF 16. 

Sunday - Player Stage

Our BYOC tournament comes to a head, as the two best teams compete for the prize on the Player Stage.

The Esports Industry Awards take to the stage to show you how you can be involved with the awards process, from nomination to selecting the winners.

Our BYOC tournament comes to a head, as the two best teams compete for the prize on the Player Stage.

Our BYOC tournament comes to a head, as the two best teams compete for the prize on the Player Stage.

Monday - Main Stage

The only way to start Insomnia61. Experience the opening ceremony like never before, as we open the doors to the show with announcements, giveaways and much much more!

It’s the chat show like no other, we’re interviewing our biggest guests about current projects, insider info and their views on trending topics. Featuring our house chef Nick “Hot Stuff” Haywood, who will be cooking up some tasty treats during the show.

The Ultimate Showdown of your favorite special guests. Our teams of content creators will battle it out in a series of gaming related challenges, with a twist. Will they be able to set a fast Trials time while being shot at with Nerf guns? How many math questions can they answer while playing 1v1 Rocket League? But most importantly, who will emerge victorious, in Clash of the Creators.

The parody game show with unbreakable buzzers and THE WHEEL OF DOOM returns to Insomnia by popular demand. Our guests will spin the wheel to receive either a Mental, Physical or Gaming related challenge. They’ll pick an opponent and the victor will be awarded points. The host will also dish out special bonus points as he sees fit. It’s whacky, it’s fun and very messy. Buzzers, whipped cream and Hungry Hippos… What more can be said!

Monday - Player Stage

Chris Slight hosts as guests LTZonda & JoshBaked discuss how they build their streams, the equipment needed to start streaming, and the partnership between XSplit & Streamers Connected.

Get your first look at WWE2K18 in action, LIVE on the Player Stage.

Members from the Corsair stream team talk through their experiences as streamers, and answer your questions live on the Player Stage.

Shaz Yousaf (BFF or Die), David Cooper (Blockships), and Laurie Clifford-Frith (Perpetual Night) take to the stage to talk about how they got into developing indie games, how Insomnia has helped shape their games, and tell you the best way to get into game development yourself.

Who will become the overall winner of the Insomnia61 Qualifiers. Entering into the next round of the World’s Fastest Gamer competition.

 

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