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IndieCade Festival 2020 - Anywhere & Everywhere
Online October 16-24
Submissions have closed

IndieCade is switching things up with 9 full days of 24-hour programming for our 2020 online festival celebrating independent games. Tune in this October 16-24 for #AnywhereAndEverywhere.

What is IndieCade Anywhere and Everywhere?

For 15-plus years, IndieCade has been the premiere stand-alone gathering and showcase for indie games worldwide. And this year we plan to do so in an expanded environment online!! Recognizing the limitations, but mostly the opportunities, presented by this social distancing situation, our team is innovating in the online space to create a Festival that is more inclusive and more globally accessible, and that can shine a brighter light on our nominated and award-winning juried games than we’ve ever been able to do in person. In our online Festival, we will be gathering together for our legendary showcase and gameplay of the most innovative independent work, workshops and sessions, live play and streaming, connections with publishers, developers, creators, coffees and chats, and more!
IndieCade has broken many barriers industry-wide and this year will prove no exception. We look forward to bringing our global community together for a ten-day festival and celebration of indie creators and their latest innovations, with greater reach and impact than ever before.
If you submit and/or are selected:
  • Join the show-and-tell
  • Receive passes to our Developer Summit for your whole team
  • See your work promoted across all IndieCade channels leading up to and during the Festival
  • Connect with other creators and developers
  • Connect with funders, publishers, and industry
  • Be inspired
  • Sharpen your skills and learn new ones
  • For more detailed information
What do we look for? What kinds of games do we show?
  • digital
  • tabletop
  • big and/or physical
  • performative
  • installations
  • alt control
  • competitive 
  • cooperative
  • experimental
  • hybrids
  • experiences
  • any and all formats, from the standard to things we haven't seen before!
  • works-in-process are encouraged! 
Who should submit?
  • There are no limits! Anyone can submit! 
So if you are a hobbyist, a professional, a current student, a recent grad, or a seasoned developer, you should submit.  If you love innovation, you should submit.  If you love creating, you should submit.  And tell your friends who love making games and experiences too!
In closing - We want to see your work and bring our community together for the best festival year yet!  Expect more community online gatherings throughout the summer as we gather our global developers together in anticipation for the fall.  We will be posting more about the amazing programming we have planned for the coming months here and on our social channels. 
Check out more about our festival, past and present below.

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