IDGAF 2017

IDGAF: Independently Developed Game Art Festival of 2017 The wonderful Chad Toprak of Hovergarden has put together a short selection of contemporary independent videogames for our interactive pleasure. These were all featured in this year’s IGF, coincidentally. ? OPENING NIGHT THURSDAY 23rd ? Come and see games never before shown on Australian shores Also drink…

Contours 2016

Contours – “Charting the fringes of independent games in Melbourne and Australia A month-long exhibition of playable games, zines, artwork, sculptures, videos, photography and other cultural gems http://contours-exhibition.com/ Events Opening Night Event: 10 October 2016: 6PM https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/contours-opening-night-tickets-27674861255 In Conversation Series: HELEN STUCKEY – October 13 MARIGOLD BARTLETT – October 19 NICO DISSELDORP – October 27…

Parallels: The Freeplay 2015 Showcase

Game showcase http://www.acmi.net.au/live-events/talks-performances/parallels-the-freeplay-2015-showcase/ From the artsy, to the weird, to the provocative, to the punk. For over ten years, the Freeplay Independent Games Festival has been exploring these vital margins of game culture in Australia, from bedroom coders and artists exploring the possibilities of games, to game culture’s punk rockers and agitators. Returning after the…

Freeplay 2015

Freeplay, Melbourne, Australia. Independent Games Festival. Freeplay is Australia’s longest-running and largest independent games festival, located in Melbourne, Australia. Freeplay draws Australia’s independent game community together at its conference, public events program, arcade, and awards. The festival joins players, makers, critics, artists, academics, and students for a critical celebration of the artistry of games and…

Fresh Air 2015

Fresh Air Festival 2015 – Festival of games & play. Melbourne, Australia From the website: Melbourne’s International Games Festival, Fresh Air, is back for 2015, hosted by Pop Up Playground and commissioned and presented by Federation Square’s Creative Program. Headlining Fresh Air this year are Fire Hazard Games from the UK, who are running the…