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Posts tagged “indieCade”

Next Year’s Indie Giants Today: IndieCade 2015 Winners

The IGF isn't the only game in town when it comes to awards for the best independent games. IndieCade, which self-describes as 'the Sundance of videogames industry', has now wrapped up its 2015 festival and recently announced its own picks o'the year. Sam Barlow's ingenious FMV detective tale Her Story [official site] scooped the Grand Jury prize, while a diverse selection of fascinating games -…

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Indiecade Festival Nominees Announced, Are Great

People often throw around the term “indie.” To some it just means anything that doesn’t have a budget of umpteen million dollars, but for others it describes a certain passion or dedication to a project that you don’t see every day. Regardless of definition, Indiecade is an annual conference that celebrates just about everything that could ever conceivably be hit with the “indie” label.

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Hey, Let’s Give David Gallant More Money Than He Needs

One thing we keep hearing is how generous the RPS community is. We keep seeing evidence of it too, and many developers have published their Kickstarter stats showing RPS readers chucking in the most. You lot are brilliant! So talking of which, I've just noticed that I Get This Call Every Day developer David S Gallant - the guy who was fired from his job…

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Feature: ExperiMental

The 2012 IndieCade Finalists In Full In A Long List

The International Festival Of Independent Games fast approaches, happening at the beginning of October. And the Indiecade 2012 nominees have been announced, and it's an exceedingly eclectic mix, from traditional games to physical fights, board games to books about role-playing. So what more could you ask than my listing them all for you below, with links to those on PC you can play right now?…

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Gorilla Hugs Kitten, Activision’s Indie Compo Winners

No, for real! See? Amazing, right? Activision's indie competition, I think, follows a similar pattern - except with slightly fewer kittens and tremendously less publicity. I mean, I hear about the winners (and their $175,000 prizes) and think "Wow, good on Activision for setting such a cool thing into motion." Then I remember that, no, this isn't new. And finally, I remember why I didn't remember:…

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Feature: The PC brigade at the IndieCade

IndieCade Awards And Alternatives

I spent the weekend in a haunted watermill, which was pleasant and all, but I would rather have been at the Indiecade festival, battling inanely with invisible weaponry and rearranging boxes with strangers. The whole thing is done with now and that means it's time for me to take a look at the winners, some of which I'll cast no more than a sidelong glance…

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Feature: A gallery of ingenuity

Welcome To The Arthouse: IndieCade 2011

IndieCade kicks off on October 6th and that’s as good a reason for October the 6th as any I can think of. If you’re not aware of it, IndieCade is a festival, in its fifth year, that aims to celebrate all that is good in the world of indie games. Creators submit games and a roster of finalists is chosen for the event, at which…

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