The Game  Season #1 Episode #1

Synopsis: the game
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir
Year:
2020
22 Views


4 Players walk into the frame and sit down

Gil sets up the table and hands out the cards

Shows brief background of each character with their turn

Gil Thinks:
“I am really good at poker, I mean… I think… but all you need to do is believe. Right?”

Dante Thinks:
“This is the only place where I am still welcome, at least no-one knows me, I’m going to have fun, yeah”

Tom Thinks:
“I don’t know why I keep trying, I am always getting a bad hand”

Oscar Thinks:
“I really need this money. I REALLY need this money, i need to score a girl”

Cards are handed out

Gil (Mediocre Cards): “This is going to be easy”

Gil:
It’s already over for you all

Tom:
“Oh man, I’ve already lost haven’t I”

Oscar:
”You’re obviously just trying to make us think that”

Tom Thinks:
“Yeah, yeah he’s probably right, why would he want me to think that he has bad cards. It’s not like he would tell us”

Dante (Good Cards) Thinks: “I’m actually starting to feel better now”

Tom (Good Cards) Thinks: “This isn’t good is it can bluff it… YEs I can bluff it”

Oscar (Mediocre Cards) Thinks: “Oh no”

Gil and Dante places a 20

Tom:
“I’ll do you one better”

Tom places a 40

Oscar:
“I can spend some, I'll earn it back anyway”

Oscar places 40

First card is placed on the table

Gil (Not matching card) Thinks: “No, I don’t need this, badbadbadbadbadbadbadbad”

Dante (Matching Card) Thinks: “Ohh yes, this is in the bag.”

Oscar then raises the bet to 150

Dante thinks:
oh god

Dante matches, running low on money

Gil matches

Oscar matches, feeling confident

Gil:
well, this suddenly became heated

Oscar and dante both shake their heads in disbelief, while Tom thinks

Tom (Not matching Card) Thinks: “I can still bluff it”

Tom:
Eh, whatever

Tom raises to 300

Everyone looks at the table in shock

Oscar (Matching card) Thinks: “I need to spend money to earn money, for her”

Dante Thinks:
That is way too much money, I will not do that. I came here to feel better, not worse after all”

Oscar matches bet

Gil matches bet

Second card is placed on table

Gil (Matching Card) Thinks: “YEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH”

Dante is running very low on money

Dante starts to get worried

Dante has no matching cards

Dante Thinks:
There is no way I am gonna pay for this

Dante Folds *Takes L*

*Gil picks up card and realises that it lost him the game*

Gil:
i'm going all in

Gil raises to 400

Tom:
alright then

Tom raises to 400

Oscar:
well, i have come this far for my girl

Oscar raises to 400

Gil:
Throws down cards on the table thinking his won

Gil:
feeling pretty confident about this boys (says nervously)

Oscar feels very confident: “Oh really? Well what do you think of this?”

Oscar feels very confident: *throws his cards on the table eliminating Gil from the game. Oscar has a schmuck look on his face. Oscar thinks he has won the game*

Gil:
AH SH#T

Gil storms off, not even taking his bag

It is now Tom and Oscar left

Tom:
“Well damn, guess I lost” *Throws down cards on table*

Oscar stands up, boasting his win to Tom

Tom:
“Wait a minute? Did I win?”

Oscar:
of course not! You barely know the rules, never mind the game!... wait a minute...

Tom :
realises that he won the game, starts jumping in joy. “

Oscar sits there for a moment, reconsidering his life

Oscar jumps up and in rage, flips the table over, hitting the camera man and killing him…

Camera faces Oscar staring directly at it.

The end

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