The Overkill 2019

Game Festival From the website: The Overkill is a playful festival which regroups an art exhibition, a selection of indie games (+ retro games + a mini LAN), an alternative movie program, live performances and many activities such as workshops, masterclasses, talks… all selected around our theme and presented together in an original and immersive…

PLAY19 – Creative Gaming Festival

“PLAY is the first an only festival worldwide to unite media art, discourse and education with the culture of digital games. It focuses on the creative utilization of digital games: invent, build, tinker, modify, program, dance, discuss – anything goes! PLAY is the festival for game enthusiasts and gamers, indie game developers and media artists,…

Game Happens 2019

Game Happens (8-10 November @ Genova, Italy) is the international festival dedicated to the cultural, political and social impact of video games. The 2019 theme is Elements of Change. From 8th to 10th November 2019, Game Happens – the International Festival in Italy dedicated to the cultural, political and social impact of video games –…

IndieCade Europe 2019

IndieCade supports the development of independent games and organizes a series of international events to promote the future of indie games. It encourages, advertises and cultivates interactive media and their talent for innovation and art, in order to create a perspective as rich, varied and artful as possible for the public. IndieCade events, their productions and…

IndieCade 2019

IndieCade: Evolving the Game IndieCade accepts and encourages a host of interactive experiences and honors all types of innovative play. From cutting edge digital narratives, large scale social mobile, tabletop games, alternative controller, and augmented reality to LARP’s, immersive theater, 360 videos, and procedural strategy games, IndieCade highlights the breadth and depth of innovation in…

Isle of Games 002

Isle of Games 002 is the second installation of Isle of Games, a one day event that showcases alternative games and playful media from Iceland and abroad. At Isle of Games you can experience the weird, the beautiful, the artistic, and the cultural side of modern video games and its extended family. Before the exhibition…

Vector Festival 2019

Vector festival is a participatory and community-oriented initiative dedicated to showcasing experimental new media art that draws on digital game technologies and wide-ranging creative media practices. Presenting exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures, and workshops, Vector festival is organized by Interaccess in Toronto, Canada, and acts as a critical bridge between emergent digital platforms and new media…

Playful Learning Conference 2019

Playful Learning is pitched at the intersection of learning and play for adults. Playful in approach and outlook, yet underpinned by robust research and working practices, we provide a space where teachers, researchers and students can play, learn and think together. A space to meet other playful people and be inspired by talks, workshops, activities…

INDIGOx 2019

From the website: INDIGO, Dutch Game Garden’s largest game showcase, returns in 2019 with a new name: INDIGOx, marking a new direction as well as the 10th edition of the event. INDIGOx takes place June 28th 2019 at Speys, Utrecht, the Netherlands. 2019 is the 10th anniversary of our INDIGO event. At the moment, we…

Giocosamente Toffia Playfulness Festival 2019

Giocosamente – Toffia Playfulness Festival From the website: A new Festival dedicated to Playfulness is about to be born. Playfulness as an attitude and disposition of character and it’s cultivation. How is Playfulness cultivated in life, in work, in education? How does Playfulness expand? How is it taught? How can playfulness make our lives more…