We are thrilled to have received game submissions from over 50 countries from Argentina to Dubai, Ecuador to Latvia, Morocco to Scotland, South Korea to Ukraine, and so many more. We welcome you to our community and look forward to seeing and playing your games!


Submissions for our 2022 season include our online Festival – IndieCade Anywhere and Everywhere (October 1st), as well as consideration for any and all in-person events, as well as our ongoing streaming features and activities for the year.

IndieCade accepts and features a wide spectrum of games and experiences including tabletop, VR, AR, Escape Rooms, Zoom Games, mobile, traditional digital games, and more — regardless of platform, style, experience, or background, and we especially encourage work-in-progress, as well as, completed projects.

IndieCade Anywhere and Everywhere is IndieCade’s online festival for 2022 and will be held the weekend of October 1st. This online event is built from the ground up specifically to highlight and feature games of all types, along with their creators, from around the world.

Anywhere & Everywhere Online Festival Dates:
September 30 – October 2, 2022

2022 Submission Deadlines & Fees

Regular Submissions – Closed
January 19, 2022 – through April 15, 2022 at 11:59PM PDT (GMT -7)
$75 USD

Late Submissions – Closed
April 15, 2022 – through May 31, 2022 at 11:59PM PDT (GMT -7)
Regular Rate + $25 late fee

Late Late Submissions – Closed
June 1, 2022 – through June 5, 2022 at 11:59PM PDT (GMT -7)

Late Rate + additional $25 late fee

Contact us for extension information: submissions@indiecade.com

Fee Assistance has closed for 2022.
Note: Submission fees are nonrefundable.

Important Submission Benefits

  • All entries are reviewed by our jury and considered for IndieCade 2022.

  • All team members receive complimentary invitations to attend the Festival’s Developer Summit (IndieXchange).

  • Opportunity to participate in our signature GameTasting (show-and-tell). Note: This is a first-come/ first-serve opportunity.

  • Members: Along with other benefits, members at select tiers may also opt to receive written or personal feedback on your game submission. Become a member now

Prime Selection Benefits

  • All selections are eligible for IndieCade’s Awards.

  • VIP passes for your full team.

  • PR game promotion, including pre and post event social releases and media outreach.

  • Team members from all selections will be entered into the Festival’s Developer Summit (IndieXchange), including developer networking.

  • Exclusive customized meetings with industry and fellow developers.

What you’ll need for your submission:
All submissions require contact information, basic game information, game access (codes or links), and submissions Documentation (both written and video).

The Jurying Process:
All submissions are reviewed by a diverse jury of leaders from the games industry, academia, fine arts, and indie development for placement & award nominations at IndieCade Festival. You can learn all about how how jurying process works HERE.

For any submissions related questions email us at games@indiecade.com 

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