Community Updates


Celebrate the accomplishments of our IndieCade family! Check out summer releases and news from our Alumni below.

Also, to go along with his new game, Telling Lies, we're sharing an exclusive interview with developer Sam Barlow (shared with our community via the IndieCade Members Quarterly earlier this year and now available to a larger audience).


Here's a quick look at some of the releases we've been seen from alumni the past few months:

Sky by Jenova Chen's thatgamecompany
Now on App Store, coming soon to Android
https://thatskygame.com/
Jenova showed Cloud at IndieCade 2005--before it existed as a standalone event--and won the student award. That's where and when he met the cofounders of thatgamecompany! A few years later, he also showed Flower at IndieCade.

Telling Lies by Sam Barlow
Now on App Store, Steam, and GOG
https://twitter.com/mrsambarlow/status/1165402168829988864
His previous game, Her Story, won the Grand Jury award in 2015.

Dicey Dungeons by Terry Cavanagh
Now on Windows, macOS, and Linux
https://terrycavanagh.itch.io/dicey-dungeons
Terry's VVVVVV was at IndieCade 2010, At A Distance at IndieCade 2011, and Super Hexagon at IndieCade 2012. Dicey Dungeons was among our games showcased at IndieCade's E3 booth this year.

Gravity Ghost: Deluxe Edition by Erin Robinson Swink
Now on PS4
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2019/08/05/planetary-platformer-gravity-ghost-lands-on-ps4-tomorrow-with-exclusive-new-content/
Erin, as a lead of Ivy Games, showed the original Gravity Ghost at IndieCade 2013 and as the head writer of the IndieCade Awards ceremony in 2016.

Quench by Axon Interactive (incl. Tabby Rose)
Now on Switch
https://twitter.com/quenchgame/status/1159135173675507712
Tabby Rose helped organize IndieCade's GameU speakers as a speakers co-chair for 2016 and 2017. Quench was also exhibited at the IndieXChange Game Tasting for IndieCade West 2016-17. Tabby spoke at IndieCade East 2016 ("Myth of Bootstrapping: Learning from a LongStory" panel with Miriam Verburg and Jill Murray), moderated panels at IndieCade West 2016 (including "Gamedev as a Coping Strategy for Mental Health"), and a business talk for IndieCade West 2017 ("Finding Funding").

Doom 1 & 2 (90's classic FPS) by id incl. John Romero
Now on Switch
https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/doom-1993-switch/
John Romero has been a speaker for multiple years, 2012-2014 pioneering the "Secret Histories of Indie Games" interview format.

Elsinore by Golden Glitch Studios incl. Katie Chironis Grossman
Now on Steam
https://twitter.com/elsinoregame
Katie (https://twitter.com/kchironis) was a panelist at IndieCade last year. Full video of the panel she was with: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Iwtxp-DGkA

Lucah by Colin Horgan produced by Kevin Wong
Now on Switch
https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/lucah-born-of-a-dream-switch/
Colin Horgan, the main developer, worked on Virtual Virtual Reality (IndieCade 2017) with Tender Claws and EctoPlaza (IndieCade 2015) as part of Syndicate Atomic. Kevin Wong, the producer, currently working with Relativity (IndieCade E3 2019, developed by William Chyr), previously with Chambara (IndieCade 2015 as part of Team OK).

Anodyne 2 by Sean Hogan and Marina Kittaka
Now on Steam
https://store.steampowered.com/app/877810/Anodyne_2_Return_to_Dust/
Sean Hogan (then working with Jonathan Kittaka) showed Even The Ocean a IndieCade East 2014.

Joggernauts by Zach Johnson
Now on Switch
https://twitter.com/zacharyjohnson/status/1050496473236824065
Zach met with Nintendo reps 4-5 years ago while showing his game at IndieCade, now the game is out on Switch.


Congratulations to these and all other IndieCade alumni releasing games lately!

IndieCade is proud to have spotlighted thousands of developers over the years, and although we're keeping an eye out for alumni to cover, we know there are surely more great games being released lately by alumni that we haven't included above. If you're an IndieCade alumni, and have recent game release news we missed here, please let us know by emailing alumni@indiecade.com Even if it's from before or after this summer, we'd really love to hear about it!

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