IndieCade East 2018

IndieCade East

February 16 - 18

Thank you to all of the developers and attendees for another fantastic IndieCade East weekend! We look forward to seeing you at our next event, and our next East. Don't forget, our exhibit, IndieCade Presents: A Decade of Game Design, will remain on display until June 17 at the Museum of the Moving Image!

We held a game jam during IndieCade East weekend! Check out the results HERE.



IndieCade Presents: A Decade of Game Design

Little more than a decade ago, video games produced outside the mainstream were largely an afterthought, found only in small online communities or derogatorily labeled “casual” games. The proliferation of game-making tools, the coming-of-age of a play-literate generation, and a growing consensus on canonical works has pushed the medium into maturity, expanding what we talk about when we talk about games. Today, a renewed interest in virtual and augmented reality, along with an expanding field of interactive experiences - escape rooms, immersive theater, mobile social applications, and more - sketches the boundaries of a vast space of expression.

IndieCade Presents: A Decade of Game Design highlights eight influential game developers from this past decade, presenting recent projects and contextualizing them within their larger bodies of work. Featuring Anna Anthropy, Tracy Fullerton, Copenhagen Game Collective, David Kanaga, Paolo Pedercini, Nonny de la Pena, Jason Rohrer, and Tale of Tales, A Decade of Game Design explores how games grew into a bona fide artistic and expressive medium.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, IndieCade East returns to Museum of the Moving Image for its fifth year, spotlighting the developers featured in A Decade of Game Design with a weekend of play, talks, workshops, a game jam, and more.


IndieCade East 2018

IndieCade East is the Museum’s annual celebration of independent games and the people who make and play them. The exciting weekend features dozens of new and unreleased games, a packed schedule of talks, panels, and workshops by designers, developers, players, organizers, thinkers, activists, historians, critics, and provocateurs. IndieCade is the country’s premier Festival for independent video games, dedicated to the discovery, development, and recognition of independent designers and developers from around the world.



Thank you to all of our partners, sponsors, collaborators and friends.

IndieCade East is made possible by the following partners:

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Additional gratitude for their support to Oculus VR and PlayStation:


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