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What is IndieCade?

IndieCade is organized by an expansive team of dedicated individuals who truly believe that we can make an impact on the industry and ultimately the way the world plays, understands, and is impacted by games. To this end, IndieCade supports independent game development and a series of international events showcasing the future of games.

2023 IndieCade Calendar


Festival 2023 Submissions Open!

APRIL 8 – 28

Horizons Playtest Month


Climate Jam Theme Revealed

MAY 19 – 21

Climate Jam

MAY 31

Late Submissions Deadline


Horizons Showcase and Faculty Awards

JUNE 16 – JULY 23

Indie Game Design Month (InGaDeMo) & Greenlight Jam


IndieCade Festival Awards

Dates for more events like the IndieXchange and specifics of the game jams will be provided over the next few months. 

Festival 2022 Recap

Congratulations to our Anywhere & Everywhere Festival 2022 Awards Nominees and Winners!

Learn more HERE.

Wevr Virtual Studio HIGHLIGHTS

Learn more about Wevr Virtual Studio, click here.


Welcome to Wevr Virtual Studio for the 2022-2023 Season!

USC Games continues its support!


IndieCade would not be possible without support from members, individuals, and organizations! We celebrate each and every one of you.

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