Congratulations to our 2022 Anywhere & Everywhere Awards Nominees! We are excited to share these innovative indie games with the world.

Deep appreciation to the many jurors and committees who reviewed each and every games submitted and had to make the difficult decisions to select these games.

Ambition: A Minuet in Power

Developed by Joy Manufacturing Co.

Nominated for the Audio Design Award

Description: You’re a woman of fashion trying to survive the French Revolution. Date a cast of unforgettable characters. Amass wealth, respect, and gossip! Alter the course of history, and escape the guillotine.

Single Player

Platforms: Steam, GOG, Nintendo Switch

Status: Released

Website

Trailer

  • Ambition: A Minuet in Power

    Developed by Joy Manufacturing Co.

    Nominated for the Audio Design Award

    Description: You’re a woman of fashion trying to survive the French Revolution. Date a cast of unforgettable characters. Amass wealth, respect, and gossip! Alter the course of history, and escape the guillotine.

    Single Player

    Platforms: Steam, GOG, Nintendo Switch

    Status: Released

    Website

    Trailer

Artholomew Video’s Stream Challenge

Hosted by Alistair Aitcheson

Nominated for the Performance Award

Description: A suite of creative performances played live on Twitch! Type into chat to direct paintings, dance, music and storytelling, or hop in front of the camera and become your audience’s very own art-puppet!

Online Multiplayer

Platforms: Twitch, itch.io

Status: Released

Website

Trailer

  • Artholomew Video’s Stream Challenge

    Hosted by Alistair Aitcheson

    Nominated for the Performance Award

    Description: A suite of creative performances played live on Twitch! Type into chat to direct paintings, dance, music and storytelling, or hop in front of the camera and become your audience’s very own art-puppet!

    Online Multiplayer

    Platforms: Twitch, itch.io

    Status: Released

    Website

    Trailer

Choppy Copies

Developed by Jonah Warren

Nominated for the Live Action Award

Description: Choppy Copies is a fast-paced art-making game made for virtual reality headsets that allows players to practice and appreciate the skills associated with sculpture in a fun, light-hearted context.

Single Player

Platforms: Oculus Quest 2

Website

Trailer

  • Choppy Copies

    Developed by Jonah Warren

    Nominated for the Live Action Award

    Description: Choppy Copies is a fast-paced art-making game made for virtual reality headsets that allows players to practice and appreciate the skills associated with sculpture in a fun, light-hearted context.

    Single Player

    Platforms: Oculus Quest 2

    Website

    Trailer

Delfini

Developed by Delfini Team

Nominated for the Audio Design Award

Description: Delfini is a casual, two-player game. Playing as dolphins, you and your friend will guide fishes to the coral reefs and bring life back to the ocean.

Two-Player

Platforms: PC and Mac

Status: Released

Itch Page

Trailer

  • Delfini

    Developed by Delfini Team

    Nominated for the Audio Design Award

    Description: Delfini is a casual, two-player game. Playing as dolphins, you and your friend will guide fishes to the coral reefs and bring life back to the ocean.

    Two-Player

    Platforms: PC and Mac

    Status: Released

    Itch Page

    Trailer

Ghost on the Shore

Developed by like Charlie

Nominated for the Narrative Award

Description: Driven by branching dialogue choices, Ghost on the Shore tells the story of Riley, a young woman who arrives on a desolate island; Josh, a headstrong ghost; and the relationship that develops between the two, while exploring the crumbling homes of the island’s former occupants.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: Released

Steam Store

Trailer

  • Ghost on the Shore

    Developed by like Charlie

    Nominated for the Narrative Award

    Description: Driven by branching dialogue choices, Ghost on the Shore tells the story of Riley, a young woman who arrives on a desolate island; Josh, a headstrong ghost; and the relationship that develops between the two, while exploring the crumbling homes of the island’s former occupants.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Trailer

Inua – A Story in Ice and Time

Developed by Iko, The Pixel Hunt, ARTE France

Nominated for the Performance Award

Description: Inua is a point-and-click narrative game where three protagonists travel to the same locations in the far north decades apart. Explore each era and collect ideas to change the course of history.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Mac, Mobile, Nintendo Switch

Status: Released

Steam Store

Trailer

  • Inua – A Story in Ice and Time

    Developed by Iko, The Pixel Hunt, ARTE France

    Nominated for the Performance Award

    Description: Inua is a point-and-click narrative game where three protagonists travel to the same locations in the far north decades apart. Explore each era and collect ideas to change the course of history.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Mac, Mobile, Nintendo Switch

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Trailer

Lost in Play

Developed by Happy Juice Games

Nominated for the Visual Design Award

Description: The bizarre and dreamlike world of Lost in Play is filled with mystery, unique puzzles, and mini-games. Challenge a pirate seagull to a game of clicking crabs, serve magical tea to a royal toad, and collect pieces to build a flying machine. Be a part of this modern point & click game that will reward your curiosity and leave you excited for the next piece of story.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: In Development

  • Lost in Play

    Developed by Happy Juice Games

    Nominated for the Visual Design Award

    Description: The bizarre and dreamlike world of Lost in Play is filled with mystery, unique puzzles, and mini-games. Challenge a pirate seagull to a game of clicking crabs, serve magical tea to a royal toad, and collect pieces to build a flying machine. Be a part of this modern point & click game that will reward your curiosity and leave you excited for the next piece of story.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: In Development

Mini Maker: Make A Thing

Developed by Casa Rara Studio

Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

Description: In Mini Maker, you can make any ‘thing’! Use an arsenal of plastic limbs, wonky tools, stickers and googly eyes to assemble creations, please demanding clients, and laugh in the face of perfectionism.

Split Screen Co-op

Platforms: PC

Status: Released

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • Mini Maker: Make A Thing

    Developed by Casa Rara Studio

    Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

    Description: In Mini Maker, you can make any ‘thing’! Use an arsenal of plastic limbs, wonky tools, stickers and googly eyes to assemble creations, please demanding clients, and laugh in the face of perfectionism.

    Split Screen Co-op

    Platforms: PC

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

Remember August

Developed by Shing Yin Khor

Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

Description: Remember August is an experimental live keepsake game by Shing Yin Khor, about forgotten friendships and lost memories, played to the ritual and cadence of sending and receiving postal mail.

Single Player

Platforms: Tabletop

Status: Released

Itch Page

Website

  • Remember August

    Developed by Shing Yin Khor

    Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

    Description: Remember August is an experimental live keepsake game by Shing Yin Khor, about forgotten friendships and lost memories, played to the ritual and cadence of sending and receiving postal mail.

    Single Player

    Platforms: Tabletop

    Status: Released

    Itch Page

    Website

Rotaneo

Developed by Dream Engine Games

Description: Rotaeno is a heart-pounding rhythm game that fully utilizes your device’s gyroscope for an unprecedented musical experience. Rotate your device to hit notes as you soar through the stars.

Single Player

Platforms: Mobile

Status: Released

TapTap Page

Trailer

  • Rotaneo

    Developed by Dream Engine Games

    Description: Rotaeno is a heart-pounding rhythm game that fully utilizes your device’s gyroscope for an unprecedented musical experience. Rotate your device to hit notes as you soar through the stars.

    Single Player

    Platforms: Mobile

    Status: Released

    TapTap Page

    Trailer

Svoboda 1945: Liberation

Developed by Charles Games

Nominated for the Impact and Narrative Awards

Description: Talk to witnesses of the chaotic aftermath of World War 2 and discover the secret history of your own family in a captivating story about reconciliation with the dark past.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Mac, iOS, Nintendo Switch

Status: Released

Steam Store

Apple Store

Nintendo Store

Trailer

  • Svoboda 1945: Liberation

    Developed by Charles Games

    Nominated for the Impact and Narrative Awards

    Description: Talk to witnesses of the chaotic aftermath of World War 2 and discover the secret history of your own family in a captivating story about reconciliation with the dark past.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Mac, iOS, Nintendo Switch

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Apple Store

    Nintendo Store

    Trailer

The Last Clockwinder

Developed by Pontoco

Nominated for the Performance Award

Description: Use a pair of gloves to turn any of your own actions into a looping clockwork automaton, then make an interconnected system of automatons to grow plants, harvest resources, and save an ancient tree!

Single Player

Platforms: VR

Status: Released

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • The Last Clockwinder

    Developed by Pontoco

    Nominated for the Performance Award

    Description: Use a pair of gloves to turn any of your own actions into a looping clockwork automaton, then make an interconnected system of automatons to grow plants, harvest resources, and save an ancient tree!

    Single Player

    Platforms: VR

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

The Wild at Heart

Developed by Moonlight Kids

Nominated for the Visual Design Award

Description: The Wild at Heart is a story-rich action-adventure game about childhood escapism. Players take command of a magical swarm of curious creatures to battle precarious wildlife and supernatural foes, construct and craft new pathways, and discover the secrets of a forgotten world.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch

Status: Released

Humble Store

Trailer

  • The Wild at Heart

    Developed by Moonlight Kids

    Nominated for the Visual Design Award

    Description: The Wild at Heart is a story-rich action-adventure game about childhood escapism. Players take command of a magical swarm of curious creatures to battle precarious wildlife and supernatural foes, construct and craft new pathways, and discover the secrets of a forgotten world.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch

    Status: Released

    Humble Store

    Trailer

Backbone

Developed by Eggnut

Nominated for the Visual Design Award

Description: Backbone is a post-noir narrative adventure. Become raccoon private eye Howard Lotor and explore dystopian Vancouver inhabited by animals as you uncover a deeply personal story of change and transformation.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: In Development

Product Page

Trailer

  • Backbone

    Developed by Eggnut

    Nominated for the Visual Design Award

    Description: Backbone is a post-noir narrative adventure. Become raccoon private eye Howard Lotor and explore dystopian Vancouver inhabited by animals as you uncover a deeply personal story of change and transformation.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: In Development

    Product Page

    Trailer

Atuel

Developed by Matajuegos

Nominated for the Impact Award

Description: Atuel is a surrealist documentary game in which you traverse an oneiric landscape inspired by the topography and wildlife of the Atuel River, in Argentina. The game utilizes clips from interviews with locals, exploring our intimate and historic relationships with land and nature.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: Released

Itch Page

Trailer

  • Atuel

    Developed by Matajuegos

    Nominated for the Impact Award

    Description: Atuel is a surrealist documentary game in which you traverse an oneiric landscape inspired by the topography and wildlife of the Atuel River, in Argentina. The game utilizes clips from interviews with locals, exploring our intimate and historic relationships with land and nature.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: Released

    Itch Page

    Trailer

Ambush!

Developed by Michael Ford and Masato Lin

Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

Description: Ambush! is a fast-paced, fantasy-themed strategy card game with exciting, dynamic gameplay centered around a cast of colorful characters with unique, game-changing abilities.

Multiplayer

Platforms: Cards

Status: Released

Product Page

Trailer

  • Ambush!

    Developed by Michael Ford and Masato Lin

    Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

    Description: Ambush! is a fast-paced, fantasy-themed strategy card game with exciting, dynamic gameplay centered around a cast of colorful characters with unique, game-changing abilities.

    Multiplayer

    Platforms: Cards

    Status: Released

    Product Page

    Trailer

Babble Royale

Developed by Everybody House Games

Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

Description: Babble Royale is an intense multiplayer free-for-all that combines word-making skill with fast-paced tactical and strategic action. Outwit, outspell, and outlast your opponents to have the Last Word!

Multiplayer

Platforms: PC, Mac

Status: Released

Steam Store

Trailer

  • Babble Royale

    Developed by Everybody House Games

    Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

    Description: Babble Royale is an intense multiplayer free-for-all that combines word-making skill with fast-paced tactical and strategic action. Outwit, outspell, and outlast your opponents to have the Last Word!

    Multiplayer

    Platforms: PC, Mac

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Trailer

Common’hood

Developed by Plethora Project

Nominated for the Impact Award

Description: Common’hood is a squatter simulation and management game where craft the means to survive and build a utopian community within an abandoned factory.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: Demo Available

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • Common’hood

    Developed by Plethora Project

    Nominated for the Impact Award

    Description: Common’hood is a squatter simulation and management game where craft the means to survive and build a utopian community within an abandoned factory.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: Demo Available

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

Dwelling

Developed by Seb Pines

Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

Description: An old house, your new home… and you aren’t the only restless one. Summon ghosts, dredge up memories, and mark your body in the solo roleplaying game that is Dwelling.

Single Player

Platforms: Softcover Game Book

Status: Released

Product Page

  • Dwelling

    Developed by Seb Pines

    Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

    Description: An old house, your new home… and you aren’t the only restless one. Summon ghosts, dredge up memories, and mark your body in the solo roleplaying game that is Dwelling.

    Single Player

    Platforms: Softcover Game Book

    Status: Released

    Product Page

Gibbon: Beyond the Trees

Developed by Broken Rules

Nominated for the Visual Design Award

Description: Gibbon: Beyond the Trees is a hopeful game about the beauty of wilderness and the destructive force of human civilization. Players must master a dynamic movement system to swing, slide and somersault through a hand-painted jungle, experiencing the story of a lost gibbon searching for home amid rising devastation.

Single Player

Platforms: iOS, PC, Nintendo Switch

Status: Released

Website

Trailer

  • Gibbon: Beyond the Trees

    Developed by Broken Rules

    Nominated for the Visual Design Award

    Description: Gibbon: Beyond the Trees is a hopeful game about the beauty of wilderness and the destructive force of human civilization. Players must master a dynamic movement system to swing, slide and somersault through a hand-painted jungle, experiencing the story of a lost gibbon searching for home amid rising devastation.

    Single Player

    Platforms: iOS, PC, Nintendo Switch

    Status: Released

    Website

    Trailer

Kitchen Kauldron

Developed by The Kitchen Kauldron Team @ ArtCenter

Nominated for the Live Action Award

Description: Join Wendy the Witch’s crew and help turn her struggling magical business venture around. Serve fantastical creatures and embark through magical lands in a real-life gamified food truck experience.

Multiplayer

Platforms: Live-Action Roleplay, Interactive Set

Status: Available by Appointment

Website

Trailer

  • Kitchen Kauldron

    Developed by The Kitchen Kauldron Team @ ArtCenter

    Nominated for the Live Action Award

    Description: Join Wendy the Witch’s crew and help turn her struggling magical business venture around. Serve fantastical creatures and embark through magical lands in a real-life gamified food truck experience.

    Multiplayer

    Platforms: Live-Action Roleplay, Interactive Set

    Status: Available by Appointment

    Website

    Trailer

MAZES Fantasy Roleplaying

Developed by 9th Level Games

Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

Description: MAZES Fantasy Roleplaying is a TTRPG inspired by classic sword & sorcery dungeon crawlers from the 70s but built for today with the elegant, easy to learn, fast to play polymorph rules system.

Multiplayer

Platforms: Tabletop

Status: Released

Itch Page

Product Page

Website

Trailer

  • MAZES Fantasy Roleplaying

    Developed by 9th Level Games

    Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

    Description: MAZES Fantasy Roleplaying is a TTRPG inspired by classic sword & sorcery dungeon crawlers from the 70s but built for today with the elegant, easy to learn, fast to play polymorph rules system.

    Multiplayer

    Platforms: Tabletop

    Status: Released

    Itch Page

    Product Page

    Website

    Trailer

Night Reverie

Developed by Somber Pixel

Nominated for the Narrative Award

Description: Night Reverie is a Puzzle/Adventure game in which a child must solve the mystery behind the distortion of his house.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: Released

Steam Store

Trailer

  • Night Reverie

    Developed by Somber Pixel

    Nominated for the Narrative Award

    Description: Night Reverie is a Puzzle/Adventure game in which a child must solve the mystery behind the distortion of his house.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Trailer

Slender Threads

Developed by Blyts

Nominated for the Performance Award

Description: Slender Threads is a point-and-click thriller adventure where unseen forces bind the fate of an unremarkable traveling salesman to the peculiar town he one day arrives in.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, Android, iOS

Status: Demo Available

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • Slender Threads

    Developed by Blyts

    Nominated for the Performance Award

    Description: Slender Threads is a point-and-click thriller adventure where unseen forces bind the fate of an unremarkable traveling salesman to the peculiar town he one day arrives in.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, Android, iOS

    Status: Demo Available

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

The Case of the Golden Idol

Developed by Color Gray

Nominated for the Narrative Award

Description: A new kind of detective game that allows you to think and investigate freely. Discover clues surrounding 12 strange and gruesome deaths and build your own theory.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: In Development

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • The Case of the Golden Idol

    Developed by Color Gray

    Nominated for the Narrative Award

    Description: A new kind of detective game that allows you to think and investigate freely. Discover clues surrounding 12 strange and gruesome deaths and build your own theory.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: In Development

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

The Shape of Time

Developed by NExT Studios

Nominated for the Narrative Award

Description: The Shape of Time presents the philosophical reflection on modern time, the process that the contemporary sense of time derails into atomic time, and gives some methods that may save time.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: In Development

Itch Page

Trailer

  • The Shape of Time

    Developed by NExT Studios

    Nominated for the Narrative Award

    Description: The Shape of Time presents the philosophical reflection on modern time, the process that the contemporary sense of time derails into atomic time, and gives some methods that may save time.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: In Development

    Itch Page

    Trailer

Unpacking

Developed by Witch Beam

Nominated for the Narrative Award

Description: Unpacking is a zen puzzle game about the familiar experience of pulling possessions out of boxes and fitting them into a new home, while telling the life story of a woman through the items she owns.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PlayStation, GOG

Status: In Development

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • Unpacking

    Developed by Witch Beam

    Nominated for the Narrative Award

    Description: Unpacking is a zen puzzle game about the familiar experience of pulling possessions out of boxes and fitting them into a new home, while telling the life story of a woman through the items she owns.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PlayStation, GOG

    Status: In Development

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

TIKATMOS

Developed by Mouse & the Billionaire / Whaaat!? Lab

Nominated for the Live Action Award

Description: In the future, humanity has wiped itself out, but every other entity on Earth has become sentient and escaped together in a ship to find a new home. You run the information kiosk at that ship’s mall.

Single Player

Platforms: Custom Voice-Controlled Installation

Status: In Development

Website

Trailer

  • TIKATMOS

    Developed by Mouse & the Billionaire / Whaaat!? Lab

    Nominated for the Live Action Award

    Description: In the future, humanity has wiped itself out, but every other entity on Earth has become sentient and escaped together in a ship to find a new home. You run the information kiosk at that ship’s mall.

    Single Player

    Platforms: Custom Voice-Controlled Installation

    Status: In Development

    Website

    Trailer

Akurra

Developed by Jason Newman and Craig Collver

Nominated for the Audio Design Award

Description: Explore mystical islands, make strange new friends, and unlock epic secrets in the atmospheric open world puzzle adventure Akurra!

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Mac

Status: In Development

Steam Store

Trailer

  • Akurra

    Developed by Jason Newman and Craig Collver

    Nominated for the Audio Design Award

    Description: Explore mystical islands, make strange new friends, and unlock epic secrets in the atmospheric open world puzzle adventure Akurra!

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Mac

    Status: In Development

    Steam Store

    Trailer

Apotheorasis • Lab of the Blind Gods

Developed by Konstantinos “Tall Guy” Vasileiadis

Nominated for the Audio Design Award

Description: Apotheorasis is an FPS with zero graphics – close your eyes and let the 3D audio immerse you in its dark and twisted narrative, as you run, blast and dodge your way to the truth.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: Released

Steam Store

Trailer

  • Apotheorasis • Lab of the Blind Gods

    Developed by Konstantinos “Tall Guy” Vasileiadis

    Nominated for the Audio Design Award

    Description: Apotheorasis is an FPS with zero graphics – close your eyes and let the 3D audio immerse you in its dark and twisted narrative, as you run, blast and dodge your way to the truth.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Trailer

Birds Don’t Cry At Sunrise

Developed by Jib Leekitwattana

Nominated for the Impact Award

Description: Birds Don’t Cry at Sunrise is a short, narrative-driven psychological horror game about beliefs and family, where the players become ‘Lin,’ a girl who woke up to her house morphed into a nightmare.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Mac

Status: Released

Itch Page

Trailer

  • Birds Don’t Cry At Sunrise

    Developed by Jib Leekitwattana

    Nominated for the Impact Award

    Description: Birds Don’t Cry at Sunrise is a short, narrative-driven psychological horror game about beliefs and family, where the players become ‘Lin,’ a girl who woke up to her house morphed into a nightmare.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Mac

    Status: Released

    Itch Page

    Trailer

Creative Dying Card Game

Developed by Affinity Games

Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

Description: Creative Dying is a conversation game that offers a low-stakes, accessible way to have meaningful discussions about life, death and dying, with ways to play in-person and remotely.

Multiplayer

Platforms: Cards

Status: Released

Itch Page

The Game Crafter Page

Website

Trailer

  • Creative Dying Card Game

    Developed by Affinity Games

    Nominated for the Tabletop Design Award

    Description: Creative Dying is a conversation game that offers a low-stakes, accessible way to have meaningful discussions about life, death and dying, with ways to play in-person and remotely.

    Multiplayer

    Platforms: Cards

    Status: Released

    Itch Page

    The Game Crafter Page

    Website

    Trailer

Gambling Paradise: The Escape Call

Developed by Chien Pastèque Studio

Nominated for the Live Action Award

Description: Gambling Paradise: The Escape Call is an immersive alternative controller escape game where you have to guide your AI partner through a casino while dodging the guards so you can escape with the loot!

Single Player

Platforms: Cathode Ray Television Installation

Status: In Development

Itch Page

Trailer

  • Gambling Paradise: The Escape Call

    Developed by Chien Pastèque Studio

    Nominated for the Live Action Award

    Description: Gambling Paradise: The Escape Call is an immersive alternative controller escape game where you have to guide your AI partner through a casino while dodging the guards so you can escape with the loot!

    Single Player

    Platforms: Cathode Ray Television Installation

    Status: In Development

    Itch Page

    Trailer

IDEA

Developed by TLR Games

Nominated for the Visual Design Award

Description: IDEA is about discovering and sharing your ideas. Explore gorgeous landscapes captured by drones! Get lost and help your ideas find their way.Share your own thoughts with the world when getting stuck!

Single Player

Platforms: PC and Mac

Status: Demo Available

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • IDEA

    Developed by TLR Games

    Nominated for the Visual Design Award

    Description: IDEA is about discovering and sharing your ideas. Explore gorgeous landscapes captured by drones! Get lost and help your ideas find their way.Share your own thoughts with the world when getting stuck!

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC and Mac

    Status: Demo Available

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

Long Story: a deep time LARP

Developed by Laura op de Beke

Nominated for the Live Action Award

Description: Join a multi-species cast on a journey into the future. Travel hundreds and millions of years to explore a restless world: hot and swampy one era, cool and arid the next. How will you adapt?

Multiplayer

Platforms: Downloadable/Non-Digital

Status: Published

Itch Page

  • Long Story: a deep time LARP

    Developed by Laura op de Beke

    Nominated for the Live Action Award

    Description: Join a multi-species cast on a journey into the future. Travel hundreds and millions of years to explore a restless world: hot and swampy one era, cool and arid the next. How will you adapt?

    Multiplayer

    Platforms: Downloadable/Non-Digital

    Status: Published

    Itch Page

Midnight Protocol

Developed by LuGus Studios

Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

Description: A tactical narrative-driven RPG with unique keyboard-only controls. Hack into servers, beat security systems and discover encrypted secrets while you try to find answers to why and how you got doxxed.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Mac, GOG

Status: Released

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • Midnight Protocol

    Developed by LuGus Studios

    Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

    Description: A tactical narrative-driven RPG with unique keyboard-only controls. Hack into servers, beat security systems and discover encrypted secrets while you try to find answers to why and how you got doxxed.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Mac, GOG

    Status: Released

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

Radio Ghost

Developed by ZU-UK

Nominated for the Live Action Award

Description: A 3-player audio driven, walking game. You are a ghost-hunter, broadcasting your journey through a haunted Mall. Tune into the sounds of DJ IVA, making you long for a time that never existed.

Single Player

Platforms: Android

Status: Pending release

Website

  • Radio Ghost

    Developed by ZU-UK

    Nominated for the Live Action Award

    Description: A 3-player audio driven, walking game. You are a ghost-hunter, broadcasting your journey through a haunted Mall. Tune into the sounds of DJ IVA, making you long for a time that never existed.

    Single Player

    Platforms: Android

    Status: Pending release

    Website

Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator

Developed by Strange Scaffold

Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

Description: Buy, sell, and trade organs in a strange and evolving universe. Dive into the quivering innards of alien capitalism in the sci-fi body horror market tycoon game you didn’t know you needed. You are an Organ Trader, the funnel for fleshy meat parts into a strange, evolving, and desperate universe full of clients.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: In Development

  • Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator

    Developed by Strange Scaffold

    Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

    Description: Buy, sell, and trade organs in a strange and evolving universe. Dive into the quivering innards of alien capitalism in the sci-fi body horror market tycoon game you didn’t know you needed. You are an Organ Trader, the funnel for fleshy meat parts into a strange, evolving, and desperate universe full of clients.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: In Development

The Fabulous Fear Machine

Developed by Fictiorama Studios

Nominated for the Visual Design Award

Description: What are your deepest desires? If wealth is what you seek, nothing empties store shelves faster than a panic. Power? A fearful man is a loyal one, it’s true. Glory? Well… now you’ve got our attention. Everything you’ve ever dreamed of is within your reach, with The Fabulous Fear Machine.

Single Player

Platforms: PC

Status: In Development

  • The Fabulous Fear Machine

    Developed by Fictiorama Studios

    Nominated for the Visual Design Award

    Description: What are your deepest desires? If wealth is what you seek, nothing empties store shelves faster than a panic. Power? A fearful man is a loyal one, it’s true. Glory? Well… now you’ve got our attention. Everything you’ve ever dreamed of is within your reach, with The Fabulous Fear Machine.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC

    Status: In Development

The Wandering Village

Developed by Stray Fawn Studio

Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

Description: The Wandering Village is a city-building simulation game on the back of a giant, wandering creature. Build your settlement and form a symbiotic relationship with the colossus.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux, Coming to Xbox

Status: Early Access

Steam Store

Website

Trailer

  • The Wandering Village

    Developed by Stray Fawn Studio

    Nominated for the Systemic Design Award

    Description: The Wandering Village is a city-building simulation game on the back of a giant, wandering creature. Build your settlement and form a symbiotic relationship with the colossus.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux, Coming to Xbox

    Status: Early Access

    Steam Store

    Website

    Trailer

Return at Night

Developed by Yiwen Hsu

Nominated for the Impact Award

Description: “Return at Night” is a virtual reality horror game, the content of the game is the fear of women returning home alone at night.

Single Player

Platforms: PC, Steam VR

Status: In Development

Website

Trailer

  • Return at Night

    Developed by Yiwen Hsu

    Nominated for the Impact Award

    Description: “Return at Night” is a virtual reality horror game, the content of the game is the fear of women returning home alone at night.

    Single Player

    Platforms: PC, Steam VR

    Status: In Development

    Website

    Trailer

Each Nominee may be awarded in the following General Categories:

IndieCade Jury Prix

IndieCade Grand Jury

IndieCade Developer’s Choice

Innovation in Interaction Design

Innovation in Experience Design

And each is nominated for at least one
Spotlight Awards Category:

Audio Design

Impact

Live Action

Narrative

Performance

Systemic Design

Tabletop Design

Visual Design

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