In this game, the ensemble improvises a soundtrack to accompany classic silent movie clips. Periodically, the action forks and two choices are presented onscreen. The audience calls out their vote and the band follows.
Here’s a short video excerpt:
I created the Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-Silent-Movies game for the Jazz Technology Workshop curated by Eric Rosenbaum at the LilyPad in Cambridge.
You can watch highlights of the whole event here.