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IndieCade Festival 2023 – Sessions

Don’t miss IndieCade’s special Conference on Zoom. Register for a ticket to join these intimate conversations with and presentations by our 2023 Nominated Game Developers as they talk about their passions, experiences and processes of making their games!

Only registered participants may join the Conference events.

Everything else will air on the festival Steam page and IndieCade’s Twitch channel.

Friday, Nov 3

All times are in Pacific Daylight Time.
(CET -8 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
9:00 AM PDT

Steam Event is Live!

Steam
9:30 AM PDT

WELCOME!
With IndieCade CEO Stephanie Barish, Festival Director Sam Roberts, and Festival Chair Celia Pearce.

Steam
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Twitch / Steam
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT

Career Panel
Preparing for interviews: crafting your cover letter, resume, and portfolio. A sneak peek into IndieCade Horizons.

Zoom
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

USC School of Cinematic Arts Interactive Media Division Master Class

Zoom
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM PDT

Nominated Game Stream
Hosted by @kimchica.
 A Number From the Ghost and Mother, Player

Twitch / Steam

Saturday, Nov 4

All times are in Pacific Daylight Time.
(CET -8 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
twitch
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT

Awards Ceremony Pre-Show Trailers

Twitch / Steam
twitch
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT

IndieCade Festival Awards Ceremony

Twitch / Steam
twitch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT

Post Awards – Winner Roundtable

Twitch / Steam
twitch
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Rebroadcast of Pre-Show, Awards, and Winner Roundtable.

Twitch / Steam

Sunday, Nov 5

All events transition to Pacific Standard Time starting Sunday.

(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Hollyhock

Ticketed / Zoom
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Slay the Princess

Ticketed / Zoom
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Chú Mó

Ticketed / Zoom
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: (val)iant: or, val’s guide to having a broken vag

Ticketed / Zoom

Monday, Nov 6

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: México, 1921: A Deep Slumber

Ticketed / Zoom
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Rebels of the Outlaw Wastes

Ticketed / Zoom
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Roman Sands RE:Build

Ticketed / Zoom
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Wayward Strand

Ticketed / Zoom

Tuesday, Nov 7

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Puckish

Ticketed / Zoom
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PST

Beyond Screens Night Games Edition

Twitch / Steam
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: A Number From the Ghost, From Musician to Game Developer

Ticketed / Zoom

Wednesday, Nov 8

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: HFTGOOM

Ticketed / Zoom
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Forgotten Chains

Ticketed / Zoom
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: We Are OFK

Ticketed / Zoom
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Report on the Death of Robert Evergreen

Ticketed / Zoom

Thursday, Nov 9

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Secret Shuffle

Ticketed / Zoom
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Gerda: A Flame in Winter, “Creating Meaningful Trolley Problems”.

Ticketed / Zoom
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PST

Beyond Screens Night Games Edition

Twitch / Stream
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: BlueSuburbia

Ticketed / Zoom

Friday, Nov 10

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Gerda: A Flame in Winter, post-mortem

Ticketed / Zoom
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Unknown Number: A First Person Talker

Ticketed / Zoom
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Get Off My Lawn

Ticketed / Zoom
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST
[Conference Ticket Required] Live / interactive nominated developer session: Mother, Player

Ticketed / Zoom
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM PST

Night Games live and in-person in Los Angeles. Including livestream!

In-Person / Twitch / Steam
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM PST

Livestream on Twitch / PLAY Artholomew Video’s Stream Challenge

Twitch / Steam

Saturday, Nov 11

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM PST

Night Games live and in-person in Los Angeles. Including livestream!

In-Person / Twitch / Steam
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM PST

Livestream on Twitch / PLAY Artholomew Video’s Stream Challenge

Twitch / Steam
EVENTLOCATION
twitch

Steam Event Continues!

Steam
TIMEEVENTLOCATION
twitch
TBA

Feature Stream/ Video Discussion:
Game Trophy Art 2023 / Ben Vance & Kate Parsons

Steam
twitch
TBA

Feature Stream/ Video Discussion:
Game Trophy Art 2021 / Richard Boeser

Steam
twitch
TBA

Feature Stream/ Video Discussion:
Game Trophy Art 2020 / Nathalie Lawhead

Steam
TIMEEVENTLOCATION
twitch
TBA

Honorary Award Winners:
Bernie DeKoven Big Fun Keynote Conversation
Nik Mikros & Josh Debonis

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Audio Design Spotlight

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Visual Design Spotlight

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Narrative Spotlight

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Tabletop Design Spotlight

Steam
TIMEEVENTLOCATION
twitch
TBA

Honorary Award Winners:
Game Changer Keynote Conversation
Kellee Santiago

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Impact Spotlight

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Performance Spotlight

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Live Action Spotlight

Steam
TIMEEVENTLOCATION
twitch
TBA

Honorary Award Winners:
Vanguard Keynote Conversation
Amanita Design

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Innovation in Experience Design

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Innovation in Interaction Design

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Mike Sellers Systemic Design Spotlight

Steam
TIMEEVENTLOCATION
twitch
TBA

Honorary Award Winners:
Trailblazer Keynote Conversation
Nonny de la Peña

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Developers Choice

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Jury Prix

Steam
twitch
TBA

Award Winners:
Grand Jury

Steam

Friday, Nov 17

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
(CET -9 is PDT)

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
twitch
9:00 AM PST

Steam Event Closes

Steam
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