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IndieCade Overview

What is IndieCade?

The IndieCade Festival is the biggest independent game celebration in the nation. This premiere event is held each October in the Los Angeles Area and is open to the industry and to the public.

Events October 9th - 12th, 2014 include a professional conference track, business networking, social events, tournaments and entertainment, as well as family-focused activities, meet-and-greets with game creators, hands-on gameplay with more than 150 top independent games.

IndieCade offers a unique opportunity to play and preview the latest innovative indie games of all types and rub shoulders with the creators of the newest games, as well as legends from across the industry.

Show Hours

October 9th
IndieXchange (Pre Festival Developer Summit)
9th Annual IndieCade Award Ceremony
October 10-12
IndieCade Festival
Professional Conference (October 10-12)
GameU Sessions (October 11-12)

IndieCade 2014 is the premiere independent game festival. It is open air event held annually in downtown Culver City (Los Angeles), CA.

Where is IndieCade?

The heart and the headquarters is the IndieCade Village in the Downtown City Plaza at the corner of Main Street and Culver Blvd.

IndieCade Village
9300 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
IndieXchange Summit
4117 Overland Ave
Culver City, CA 90230
Prof. Conference - Ivy
9070 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Prof. Conference -

9635 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

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The Games

The IndieCade Festival is a celebration of the top indie games of the year.

More than 150 games of all types will be available to play, alongside their creators. Hands-on gameplay includes IndieCade Award Winning, Nominees, and Special Selections.

Games span genres and platforms and expectations. Get the chance to play games you are anticipating before they become its, games that can only be played at IndieCade, or games and people that you never would have known about ...

Plus you get a chance to vote for your favorite game to receive the Audience Choice Award at the end of the Festival.



Professional Conference, IndieXchange Sessions, Artist Talks and Screenings, and GameU.

IndieCade runs multiple conference tracks throughout the festival. All conference sessionsb correspond with passes.

Professional sessions are tailored to industry, academics, creatives, and dedicated game developers. IndieXchange sessions are for working developers, and GameU for aspiring creators.


Special events
NightGames & Closing Awards.

Night Games are a unique and memorable annual event at IndieCade. Saturday night starting at 7 the IndieCade village transforms as people play specially curated games under the star and experience and a memorable festival highlight.

The votes are tallied! Join us in the IndieCade Village on for final gameplay at the Closing Awards announcements for the Festival Audience, Developer, and Media Choice Awards.