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Support and benefit from your favorite indie institution!

IndieCade exists to support the independent development community and to shine a light on diverse and expansive work from around the world.

Memberships provide the crucial support to make this mission possible, while providing complimentary and discounted submissions, tickets, and showcase opportunities, written game feedback, and participation in special activities like developer days, show and tells, and IndieCade Horizons.

Membership Packages

These are memberships for individuals.


$39.00/yr. or equivalent to $3.25/mo.

Student-level membership keeps you in the center of our year-round activities. It comes with great discounts and passes! (Student ID required)

  • 20% Submission Discount
  • IndieCade Tickets
  • Horizons Tickets
  • And more!

Developer Plus

$249/yr. or equivalent to $20/mo.

The Developer Plus membership level is full IndieCade engagement year-round. It comes with every Membership benefit!

  • Free Submission (transferrable)
  • 20% Submission Discount
  • Written Feedback
  • Opportunity for Festival Inclusion
  • VIP IndieCade Tickets
  • Horizons Tickets
  • Website Acknowledegment
  • Promotion and more!


$69.00/yr. or equivalent to $5.70/mo.

Developer-level membership keeps you in the center of our year-round activities. It comes with great discounts and passes!

  • 20% Submission Discount
  • VIP IndieCade Tickets
  • Opportunity for Festival Inclusion (Alumni Only)
  • Website Acknowledgment
  • And more!


$29.00/yr. or equivalent to $2.40/mo.

Supporter members stay engaged with IndieCade year-round. Receive benefits and our gratitude for your support.

  • Ticket Discounts for IndieCade Events
  • Website Acknowledgment
  • And our deepest gratitude!

Your support makes a difference.

Benefactor Tier
Being an IndieCade benefactor is a tradition almost as old as our institution! It’s a way of giving back that starts at $1,000. In addition to Developer-Plus membership benefits, please contact us to inquire about other benefits. Inquire and signup here.

Academic Participation
Schools and institutions can joinjoin IndieCade and receive benefits for their students and faculty!  Learn more and participate here.

Compare Benefits

Student Developer Plus Developer Supporter
Annual Cost $39.00/yr $249/yr $69/yr $29/yr
Game Submissions
20% Discount
Written Submission Feedback
Free Submission!!! (Transferable)
Event Tickets
Promotion & Visibility
Opportunities for Festival Inclusion
Opportunity to purchase physical space/streaming presence (Discounted)
Opportunity to participate in GameTasting
Website Acknowledgement
Logo in Newsletter
IndieCade Horizons
Horizons Conference Participation
Horizons Playtesting
Special Alumni Developer-Only Benefits
Discord Access
Opportunities for Festival Inclusion

Can I purchase a Membership as a gift?

A Membership at IndieCade makes the perfect gift for all occasions! Select the level you’d like from the options at the top of this page, and you’ll be able to enter the recipient’s information.

For any questions, contact us:  

Terms and Conditions

Please note that contributions are not refundable or transferable. All categories, benefits, and prices are subject to change. Membership benefits may not be refunded, resold, exchanged, or transferred unless specifically designated in the benefits section. Admissions tickets and membership benefits may not be used for group visits. By becoming a member, you agree to comply with our IndieCade Values/Code of Conduct.

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Alumni Signup

Are you an IndieCade Alumnus? We want to know! If you've been a speaker, organizer, juror, or presented your game at IndieCade or any IndieCade-related showcase (ex. IndieCade @ E3, IndieCade @ SIGGRAPH, etc. - doesn't need to have been a finalist) we'd like to be in touch.