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Submit your game to the 2019 IndieCade Festival today!

IndieCade welcomes a wide spectrum of genres and experiences. All game creators are welcome to apply for inclusion at our events, regardless of experience, style, or background. Each year, we invite independent game developers, artists, and designers from around the world to submit interactive media of all types for inclusion in IndieCade events. We welcome both work-in-progress or completed projects. For 2019, you can apply to both IndieCade Festival and IndieCade Europe, separately or together.

All submissions are reviewed by a diverse jury of leaders from the games industry, academia, fine arts, and indie development for placement & award nominations at IndieCade Festival. Check out our Submissions Help Section for more information. We can be emailed via to answer your specific questions.

For additional submission discounts and other benefits, please consider an IndieCade Membership!

Important Dates

Submissions Open

Tuesday, January 15th

Submissions Close

Friday, March 15th

Late Submissions Close

Monday, April 15th

Submission Benefits

Minimum of 2 complimentary passes to IndieXchange

Opportunity to participate in Playtesting/Gametasting

Opportunity to submit a talk

Opportunity for sound and art wall on our social media

Official Selection Benefits

Eligible for awards

Opportunity to showcase at Festivals

Can apply for a micro travel grant

V.I.P. passes for 2

Promotion on our social media

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