• Break In The Frame

    Do you know the reactive canvas? With your help I create the new input device to present a syn-aesthetic art game at alt.ctrl.GDC 2016.

    Do you know the reactive canvas? With your help I create the new input device to present a syn-aesthetic art game at alt.ctrl.GDC 2016.

  • Invented by an 11-year-old, in Dolly's Bookworm, players ask yes/no questions to find the Bookworm hidden in a bookshelf of 30+ books!

    Invented by an 11-year-old, Dolly's Bookworm is the book-lovers game of Hide & Seek that encourages a love of reading! The Librarian hides a Bookworm in one of 65 classic books, and players ask Yes or No questions to find it. Both tabletop and mobile now available for kids 3-303!

  • Create the most powerful ship in the galaxy piece by piece, then lose it to your traitorous crew.

    Build a ship, complete a mission and wave it goodbye when your crew defect to the other side. Then design a new ship to hunt down those mutinous traitors in an endless cycle of punishment and revenge.

  • Through the Woods is a third-person psychological horror experience about how far a mother would go to save her son.

    Through the Woods is a third-person psychological horror experience about how far a mother would go to save her son. The story is told through dynamic narration in a setting inspired by Norse mythology and classic Japanese horror games.

  • Herald is an interactive period drama about colonialism. A choice-driven, 3D point and click adventure game for PC, Mac and Linux.

    Herald is an interactive period drama about 19th century colonialism. It plays as a mix between a visual novel and a 3D point and click adventure game. You are Devan Rensburg, a man of mixed heritage, assigned to work as a steward aboard the merchant ship HLV Herald.

  • When a Halloween party in a mansion full of secrets turns deadly, can you survive the night?

    Devil's Bluff is a new type of multi-player experience. Use your wits to form alliances and survive the night. Win by completing the scavenger hunt or capturing the killer!

  • Atom Universe is a virtual theme-park for PC and PS4, filled with rides and games. Users can chat, compete, make friends & have fun!

    Atom Universe is a virtual theme-park for PC and PS4, filled with rides and games. Users can chat, compete, make friends & have fun!

  • "It's like Game of Thrones meets EVE Online" - a new MMO by J Todd Coleman (Shadowbane, Wizard101) and Gordon Walton (UO, SWG, SWTOR)

    We are building an MMO which will shake up the genre by breaking multiple rules. If you want a game based on PvP with a real player economy, we might have something you'll like! Please check it out!

  • Orphan is a classically styled 2D action platformer where a young boy is a survivor of an overnight alien invasion.

    Orphan is about young boy, presumably the sole survivor of an overnight alien invasion. It's a classically-styled 2D action platformer with an emphasis on stealth, item discovery and strategic combat.

  • A science fiction space adventure game where you must rely on your wit, your officers, and your spaceship to survive.

    Orion Trail is a science fiction space adventure game where players rely on their wit, officers and ship to survive, making the tough decisions that only a starship captain can make. The game features fun pixel art, witty puns and an awesome soundtrack.

  • A 3 month journey to Japan to complete the first Japan-centered sound effects collection! 400 files/ 38GB already recorded.

    Help fund the completion of three HD sound effect libraries from the Land of the Rising Sun! Whether you're looking for authenticity or a little extra spice to beef up your game, these libraries will aid you in your quest for gamer-nirvana. Good games deserve great sound!

  • Ultima Online meets Neverwinter Nights in this subscription-free online PC game where the community can change all the rules.

    Ultima Online meets Neverwinter Nights in this subscription-free online PC game where the community can change all the rules. Brought to you by former lead developers of Ultima Online.

  • Ascent: The Space Game - PvE Space MMO with 270 billion star systems (PC/Mac)

    Ascent is a PVE Space MMO with 270,000,000,000 star systems and a lot of features already live. Trading, Combat, Industry, Research, Colonization, and more.

    The KickStarter is to hire our artist full time, and fund a part time Interface expert to improve the UI and usability.

  • A comic adventure game about the biggest, roughest pirate in the Azurbbean and his struggle to become a noble swashbuckler.

    A beautiful point-and-click adventure set in the mythical Azurbbean Sea. A big, rough pirate dreams of becoming an elegant swashbuckler. But is that really what will make him happy?

  • When darkness covers the kingdom, an unlikely hero will evolve and devolve to save the day in this epic 2D side-scrolling adventure.

    You play as Pip, who despite the fact that he is only one pixel in a world full of 32-bit characters, is the only one brave enough to stand up to the Skeleton Queen and rescue the kidnapped princess.

  • Spaceship building and combat game. Dynamic spaceship ecosystem. Explosions.

    Build your spaceship, collect resources, build your fleet, and explore your universe, all in this beautifully vectorized title by Arthur Danskin.

  • Help Ray and his undead friends unravel the mysteries of his life and afterlife in this whimsical story-driven action-adventure!

    Ray’s the Dead is an action-adventure game that lets you play the life and afterlife of Ray LaMorte. Through dual narrative storytelling and over-the-top action, you’ll unravel the secrets behind Ray's death, and the mysterious device lodged into his brain.

  • An episodic, atmospheric survival-adventure game that takes place in the 1970s Northern Quebec, Canada.

    Kôna is an episodic survival-adventure game that tells the story of Carl Faubert, a private detective who investigates the mysterious disappearance of several inhabitants in Northern Quebec.

  • A Rogue-like JRPG where an unknown terror is chasing you. Think Hotline Miami action sequences meet a Final Fantasy 6 story line.

    Something mysterious is chasing you. You don't know where you are, why you're here, or where you're going.

    There's action and strategy to the game but there is also a huge element of discovery that you find the longer you play.

  • Redefining the oldschool 16-bit RPG by fusing pixel art with 3D environments, dynamic lighting, shadows, physics and positional audio.

    Redefining the oldschool 16-bit RPG by fusing pixel art with 3D environments, dynamic lighting, shadows, physics, and positional audio.

  • A toaster gun shooting, kung-food fighting, co-op action game starring Bacon Man, true heir to the Meat Throne.

    Bacon Man is a full 3D side scrolling action platforming game. It mixes fighting, shooting, and physics based abilities to create a challenging experience in a beautifully rendered world inspired by the food groups.

  • Ninja Pizza Girl is a serious game about bullying, emotional resilience – and pizza delivering ninjas!

    In a world where slums teeter on top of skyscrapers, where powerful mega-corporations exploit the poor & where quality pizza is hard to come by, Gemma fights to keep her family & their business intact in face of the most merciless enemy known to any teenage girl: other teenagers.

  • Creating a video game as a platform for deep, empowering learning experiences by creating a futuristic virtual world, crafted for relevant learning.

    Tyto Online brings real learning to a futuristic virtual world while keeping the essence of what makes games fun and addicting, utilizing gameplay for learning. The Kickstarter is for the first release of ecology, with expansion plans to create a MMORPG as a learning platform.

  • Tower Defense Evolved, Without the Towers! A fusion of TD, MOBA, and RTS (3v3 online matches, cross-platform)

    A Tower Defense Game, Without Towers?! Breach TD is a competitive, team-based multiplayer, cross-platform strategy game that fuses tower defense elements with the fast-paced nature of a MOBA and RTS.

  • Aurora must learn Magic to rescue her Father, but Magic in Aurora's World works the same way that Programming works in Ours.

    'Codemancer' features a moving story about a girl trying to grow up and do good despite incredible obstacles. Players will code their way through a fantasy world full of rival sorcerers and their minions. Aurora's Father's life is in her hands.

  • A digital card and board game of heroes and high-adventure set in the fairy-tale animal kingdom of Armello!

    A digital card & board game of heroes & high-adventure set in the fairy-tale animal kingdom of Armello!
    You'll quest, scheme, explore, vanquish monsters, & face off against other players with one ultimate end goal in mind: storming the palace & becoming King or Queen of Armello!

  • An original turn-based role-playing game set in a world of machines and magic, a world that stopped spinning thousands of years ago.

    Earthlock is a (J)RPG game with focus on story, turn-based combat and harvesting/crafting. Features an original turn-based role-playing game set in a world of machines and magic, a world that stopped spinning thousands of years ago.

  • Dominate the landscape in this chess-like battle of wits featuring shape-shifting druids and an ever-changing game board.

    Dominate the landscape in this chess-like battle of wits with shape-shifting druids and an ever-changing game board. Featuring an engaging single-player campaign & tactical battles for up to 4 players,

  • MGDS - A conference for game developers in the Midwest!

    The MGDS centers around local Midwest developers getting together to share their knowledge and experience with their peers & aspiring game devs. Featuring speaker presentations, panels, workshops, & an exhibition floor for attendees to learn & share from each other.

  • Kitten warriors battle for fame and fortune in this fast-paced card game for 3-5 players.

    Kombat Kittens is a physical card game about kittens who dress up in armor and fight. It's easy to learn, plays quickly, and supports for 3-5 players.

  • Welcome to the Drake Institute for the Mentally Ill. Your diagnosis is terminal.

    In the cold, dark hallways of a long-forgotten mental institution lies a secret waiting to be uncovered. Haunted by visions of horrible events of the past and premonitions of terrors yet to happen , Delaware is drawn into deep into a tale of love, loss and revenge.

  • FINAL WEEK: A point and click adventure set in Ancient Greece? You'd FETA believe it! It's Jason and The Argonauts meets Captain Kirk!

    FINAL WEEK: A point and click adventure set in Ancient Greece? You'd FETA believe it! It's Jason and The Argonauts meets Captain Kirk! Jason The Greek is an inspired 2D extravaganza with you taking charge as Jason in a world of myths, legends, demi-Gods and puns galore.

  • Experience a world and story unlike any other! This is a passion project made with a deep love for games. For gamers, by gamers.

    Bloom: Memories combines many classic game design elements into a gorgeous unique action adventure / rpg. Beyond simply an engaging experience, Bloom strives to challenge the gaming industry and bring forward themes rarely touched on.

  • CONTRA meets MINECRAFT in a building-block RPG! Explore an ever-changing steampunk world featuring Airships & Sky Whales!

    WindForge is a PC game that blends the fun of Minecraft and Terraria, with a RPG shooter set in a Steampunk world.

    We are launching our Kickstarter campaign to help us with the last phase of development, after having invested nearly two years in getting to where we are now.

  • An interactive choose-your-own adventure where you journey through a stylized world of choice and consequence. Choose Wisely!

    A PC survival game done differently, Dyscourse tackles groupthink, the futility of earning a degree in art, and branching narrative paths depending on each player's unique choices.

  • Impart love to a surreal, grotesque world as a misunderstood but cheerful clown. Discover a vast mythos in the process! PC/MAC/LINUX

    Dropsy is an open world adventure game with an emphasis on surreal atmospheric elements and environmental storytelling. You guide Dropsy, a perpetually carefree clown (ex-clown to be precise) through a richly detailed world full of colorful characters and sinister secrets.

  • An original musical performance game that challenges you to compose and perform your own songs

    Sentris is a new kind of music game that combines the simplicity of Tetris with the dynamics of live musical performance. Every player creates their own unique song as they solve colorful puzzles. Its designer Samantha is making Sentris to enable musical creativity in everybody.

  • A planetary physics puzzler. Control the powers of the solar system as Luna, a special space probe. Explore your curiosity of space.

    Luna’s Wandering Stars is a planetary physics puzzler that utilizes orbits and gravity to present fun and interesting challenges. Play with special powers to influence the physics of the cosmos and overcome planetary puzzles!

  • We're adding a new aspect to this MMO set in an Infinite Universe -- "Capital Ships" -- crewed by you and your mates.

    Epic Space Online is set in an infinite universe. There are no borders, it's ever expanding, ever growing, ever persistent and never ending.

    You can go as far as the fuel you're carrying.

  • When his University is overrun with monsters, Dr. Bellwether must collect, train, and fuse Battle Dice to combat the invading hordes.

    When their University is overrun with mysterious creatures, Dr. Bellwether and his team must collect, train, and fuse Battle Dice to combat the invading hordes. Explore the grounds, fight the monsters, and unlock the secrets of John Brummel University!

  • A Belly Dancing Hair-Whipping HD adventure from WayForward: makers of Ducktales Remastered, Adventure Time, & Contra 4!

    A Belly Dancing Hair-Whipping HD adventure from WayForward: makers of Ducktales Remastered, Adventure Time, & Contra 4!

  • Grab your fedora and revolver - in Hot Tin Roof, you're on the case! Find clues and unearth secrets in a noir 3D sidescrolling world.

    Grab your fedora and revolver - in Hot Tin Roof you’re on the case! Dive into a noir mystery and become Emma Jones, a two bit gal in an 8-bit world. You’re the Private Investigator on a string of grisly murders, scouring for clues in a 3D side-scrolling world.

  • A spy-thriller. A sci-fi mystery. Gaming opposites collide in THE ATTACK PACK by Attack Mountain.

    THE ATTACK PACK: It's one video game, but it's also another video game.

  • A recording of video game music, spanning 8 bit games to the present, arranged & enhanced for string quartet.

    A recording of video game music, spanning 8 bit games to the present, arranged & enhanced for string quartet.

  • A feature documentary about indie game developers rising up and changing the way we see games.

    A film of the global indie game scene; following the pioneers of indie development to see how they are changing the industry & the views on what video games can be. A personal & holistic look at the international creative community outside the traditional video game industry.

  • Play as a secret agent in an interactive fictional world inspired by old time radio dramas.

    Codename Cygnus is an interactive radio drama for iPhone/iPad.

  • Survive in a massive open environment using real Mars topography from satellite imagery. Uncover the mystery.

    Lacuna Passage is a story-driven exploration and survival game set on Mars. You play as Jessica Rainer, the only survivor of the crashed Heracles mission, investigating the disappearance of the first ever manned mission to Mars.

  • We want to put 3D game development on Linux, so you can build and play games without leaving the Linux operating system.

    Linux is a solid and secure operating system that’s perfect for gaming. We want to put 3D game development on Linux, so you can build and play games without ever leaving the Linux operating system.

  • A book with more Japanese developer interviews than any other; a wealth of untold anecdotes from Japan's video game history in English

    We all have our favorite Japanese games. But often the stories behind them are not well documented - usually because the language barrier limits access to a game's creators. The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers is important, & will be a fascinating read.

  • A new adventure game made of clay. From the Neverhood creators - made possible because of YOU, our generous supporters.

    Armikrog is a brand new clay animated point and click adventure game brought to you by the creators of the Neverhood. When space explorer Tommynaut and his blind alien, talking dog Beak-Beak crash on a weird planet, they find themselves trapped in the magical fortress Armikrog.

  • Pixel Press is an app that lets you draw your own video game level (no code required!) and share it with others.

    People love to create and share things like architecture, art, and music – but combining these into games on a digital platform is hard. We're trying to give a broad spectrum of audiences access to an interactive storytelling medium that was, until now, out of reach for most.

  • Recapture the Seven Deadly Sins as Pandora in this Victorian-styled first person puzzle game!

    "Pandora: Purge of Pride" is a first person puzzle game based on the myths of Pandora's Box and the Seven Deadly Sins. You play as Pandora in a beautifully hand-painted, hand-inked Victorian mansion and you must recapture the Sins. Developed by recent Worcester Polytech grads.

  • A singleplayer and co-op action adventure game set in a dynamic desert world, which can be shaped by the player's magic.

    "Son of Nor" is a 3rd person action adventure for Win/Mac/Linux that can be played in single player or with up to 4 players cooperatively online or via split-screen. You’ll use your magic powers of telekinesis, terraforming and elemental spells to fight and solve puzzles.

  • Wield the power of magnetism on a journey through a forgotten utopia in this captivating puzzle-platformer

    "Magnetic By Nature" injects the momentum-based gameplay of Portal into a 2D magnetic-world. The player uses the power of magnetism to attract, repel, and fling themselves throughout each stage's environments while avoiding robot-crunching obstacles.

  • The thrilling team-based airship combat of GoIO expanded with towns, trade, player factions, and a living, breathing, persistent world!

    The thrilling team-based airship combat of Guns of Icarus Online expanded with towns, trade, player factions, and a living, breathing, persistent world!

  • Among the Sleep is a first person horror adventure, in which you play as a two year old child.

    Among the Sleep is a first person horror adventure, in which you play a two year old child.

  • A euphoric exploration game controlled by your voice for PC, Mac, and Linux.

    SoundSelf is a sensual exploration game about the intrinsic pleasure of playing instead of the rewards of winning. You use your voice to explore a hypnotic world of sounds and visuals that feel like they are emerging directly from your body.

  • A story-driven CRPG set in the world of Monte Cook's Numenera. We are deeply appreciative to all of you who made this possible. You can continue to support Torment by visiting tormentrpg.com.

    Torment: Tides of Numenera is set in the world of Monte Cook’s new tabletop RPG setting: Numenera. Torment continues the thematic legacy of Planescape: Torment. We're striving to create a rich role-playing experience that explores similar deep, personal themes.

  • A psychological horror adventure inspired by H.P. Lovecraft and set in a massive, decaying mental institute. Currently in alpha status and being tested by our courageous backers!

    Asylum is a classic adventure game aiming to become a highly engaging and intimate experience. Inspired by H. P. Lovecraft, it's solidly rooted in the psychological horror genre, requiring intuition and observation rather than reflexes to untangle a complex and exciting mystery.

  • End the world in style with this modern take on classic RPGs.

    Play the villain on his path of destruction in this modern take on classic RPGs. Vacant Sky: Awakening spans eight episodes and seven years, following the growth of the player's characters and the way their decisions shape their world.

  • A unique ARPG with classic design sense meets fast-paced action, inspired by Japanese themes and the Red Riding Hood tale.

    Akaneiro is a unique online ARPG inspired by Little Red Riding Hood and set in Edo era Japan. It combines the best class features from the genre with unique cross-device and cross-platform play mechanics. It's drawn favorable comparisons to games like Diablo 3 and Torchlight 2.

  • The creators of Shadowgate are developing a new, epic version of the first-person fantasy adventure smash hit. Help make it happen!

    Shadowgate, the grandaddy of all point and click fantasy adventure games paved the way for a host of fantasy games to follow. We are proud to announce that we are creating a new re-imagined Shadowgate! Come join us in expanding the Shadowgate world and mythos like never before!

  • Pillars of Eternity is an isometric, party-based computer RPG set in a new fantasy world developed by Obsidian Entertainment.

    Project Eternity is an isometric, party-based computer RPG set in a new fantasy world developed by Obsidian Entertainment.

  • Help us bring the Star Trek: The Next Generation pinball table to game consoles and mobile devices for a whole new generation to enjoy!

    Help us bring the Star Trek: The Next Generation pinball table to game consoles and mobile devices for a whole new generation to enjoy!

  • Return of the classic DOS 2D action/puzzle adventure Jetpack! Inspired by Lode Runner, Jumpman, & Pitfall.

    Jetpack is from the early 90's, back when 2D was king, and gameplay was everything. I want to play a game like that again, but on a massive scale, with high res graphics and hundreds of levels to share with friends.

  • Epic Action Role-Playing Game for core gamers. Single player campaign, Co-Op and Multiplayer - Customization, Crafting, PVE, PVP!

    From Sweden, comes this hack and slash action RPG for the core PC audience.

  • Zombie Playground is a game where you take the role of a kid during a zombie apocalypse as seen through a child's imagination.

    It's all fun and games until the zombie apocalypse! Team up with school mates in this quirky 3rd Person Action RPG. Massive Black definitely delivers with their artistic pedigree, and we can't wait to see more!

  • An independently developed action arcade game for iOS and Android.

    Developed by indie dev Large Animal Games, Nomsters is an arcade action game for iOS and Android that combines elements of pinball and pool. We need your support to finish the game and self-publish it. Each time a developer self-publishes a game, an angel gets its wings!

  • Drifter is a sandbox space trading game with thousands of stars for you to explore. You can be a trader, a mercenary, or even a pirate!

    A massive procedurally generated galaxy is yours to capitalize, explore, protect, or terrorize. Help bring Drifter to the desktop and make it even better in the process!

  • Spate is a 2.5D platformer set in a rich steampunk world. There are pooping robots, giant creatures, steam powered ships, and rain.

    "There are two kinds of people in this world, those who run in the rain, and those who walk." Eric Provan's 'Spate' takes us into the forbidden Xzone. The "Steampunk meets Alice in Wonderland" atmosphere is overflowing with creep factor and we can't wait to play!

  • Enter the world of Eisenwald in this RPG with turn-based battles and experience medieval romanticism and adventure.

    Featuring heavy influence from the middle ages, take control of a Knight, Mystic or Baroness in this strategy RPG. The game looks great, and we look forward to seeing more from Aterdux Entertainment out of Minsk, Belarus!

  • RAVAGED is a multiplayer vehicular FPS being developed by an indie studio that wants to make a fun game without publisher restrictions!

    Ravaged by 2Dawn games takes the first person genre, coats it in a post apocalyptic wasteland and flies in all the vehicular combat you could ask for! Keep an eye on this polished project out of New York City.

  • Help Hope escape from a 1984-inspired dystopia. Developed by Camouflaj (MGS4, F.E.A.R., Halo 4, Kinect) and Logan (Skyrim TV spot).

    After years of learning with Team Kojima, Ryan Payton returns to the US and to games with his new studio, Camouflaj and this unique independent iOS action adventure.

  • 35 years after the first publication of OGRE, we're coming back with a massive new edition, and YOU can make it better.

    Help bring OGRE, Steve Jackson's classic 1977 game of future tank warfare back in a big way!

  • Grey: The Lost Technology is Team Aurora's first project! It's going to be an action adventure zelda-styled RPG on the Xbox 360 and PC!

    Team Aurora brings a detailed 8-Bit style and a futuristic alternate universe to the classic action adventure RPG. Find them at PAX East!

  • Sira is a first-person puzzle game set during a solar apocalypse that revolves around avoiding sunlight while navigating in the shade.

    This game is hot, like the sun, in this game. As importantly, it features the 3D artistry of IGDA Scholar, Amy Payne! Please take a look at the video and support indie gaming!

  • Leisure Suit Larry using Kickstarter to hit on everybody at once

    The long awaited return of Leisure Suit Larry. Original designer Al Lowe brings classic adventure style gameplay to modern platforms. Brought to you by IGDA Austin members Replay Games.

  • Nimble & flexible, Roll20 brings the best of tabletop gaming online, focusing on storytelling & camaraderie, not rulesets or mechanics.

    Roll20 brings the classic tabletop experience online with text, voice and video chat, an art library, custom assets, a jukebox, a shared journal and more! I couldn't be more excited to get my next campaign launched on Roll20!

  • A team of vigilantes led by neurosurgeon & black belt Dr. Karate perform unnecessary surgery on the crimelords of a lawless city.

    With colorful characters like Hella Fistgerald and The Beekeeper, Fist Puncher is a great nostalgia trip to the strong days of old school beat em ups!

  • Spriter is an animation tool for 2d games. Larger, more smoothly animated characters, all running on your favorite engine and platform.

    Spriter is a powerful 2D animation tool enabling artists complete creative freedom and unlimited frames without affecting VRAM!

  • A mature, story-driven, turn-based strategy game steeped in viking culture, by three game industry veterans.

    A rich animated tale told through the lens of a viking themed strategy game! With incredible art, talent and promise, we can't suggest The Banner Saga highly enough! Keep an eye on this project out of Austin, TX.

  • High school kids building a flight sim from a recycled Piper Cub fuselage. Cockpit done, working on software. Help us make it happen!

    This is just plain impressive. Pay it forward and support these brilliant, inspired young people. And BSG!

  • Wasteland 2 has been released to great acclaim, earning Game of the Year from PCWorld, and reaching #1 on the Steam sales charts. Now, the Director's Cut comes as a free PC update to all backers as our thanks for making the game happen!

    inXile of Choplifter HD fame, reaches out to make a sequel to the 1980's hit Wasteland.

  • Ever wanted to conquer a galaxy? In Conquest, a hot seat strategy board game for the iPad and Android tablets, you’ll get exactly that.

    Space Conquest on the iPad. Who doesn't want a Galactic Empire?! Support indie gaming in New England with this new title.

  • High Score is out of print. We need your help to bring it back - new, improved and expanded!

    Use your donation to earn time with industry veterans and help a cool project get off the ground. This is a kickstarter you don't want to miss.

  • Join the game designer of GRAW and Halo Reach to help create the spiritual successor to the original Rainbow Six and SWAT4.

    Help great Indie Games get made.
    Join the game designer of GRAW and Halo Reach to help create the ultimate crowdsourced hardcore tactical shooter.

  • FTL is a spaceship simulation roguelike-like. Its aim is to recreate the atmosphere of running a spaceship exploring the galaxy.

    This project is hot. and you will wish you had said you supported it. AND you can play a demo on OnLive right now and decide for yourself.

  • Auditorium Duet is the cooperative multiplayer sequel to Auditorium. Bend light and fill music containers in harmony with a partner!

    Cipher Prime brings us another compelling game, this time the sequel to Auditorium.

  • Idle Thumbs was a podcast that ran for two years. People liked it, and we liked doing it. We want to bring it back, better than before.

    Support the return of Chris Remo and the idle thumbs podcast and game community. The pledge prizes are fantastic.

  • This film follows several independent developers exploring why they make games.

    A film about J.S. Joust and Journey. Back this right now if you love independent gaming.

  • Explore a hand drawn world as you navigate your community. Capture and battle over 100 different, unique monsters.

    Visually stunning and what appears to be a great story as well.

  • An adventure game from Tim Schafer, Double Fine, and YOU!

    Help Tim Schafer, Ron Gilbert, and the wizards at Double Fine revisit their roots by pre-ordering this classic point and click adventure game! The whole process will be documented by our friends at 2 Player Productions. Don't leave your pledge in your other pants, donate today!

  • Indie games? Check. World class DJ's? Check. A night of unforgettable entertainment celebrating NYC's vibrant indie game community.

    We're bringing NYC's best indie games to SF for a night!
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    Indie games? Check. World class DJ's? Check. A night of unforgettable entertainment celebrating NYC's vibrant indie gaming scene during GDC

  • The Nubuwo debut bundle brings together music by twelve international artists inspired by videogames.

    Support this awesome music collection now!

  • Play as the 7 Deadly Sins in this coop adventure. Fight your way from Hell to Heaven, solve puzzles and battle legions of angels.

    Ever had that itching desire to tear out of the depths of hell and into the highest reaches of heaven, unleashing all of your pent up sin against demons, angels, and friends alike? Party of Sin is a coopetitive puzzle-platformer for 1-4 players on PC and Xbox 360.

  • Code Hero: a game that teaches you how to make games! Your Code Ray shoots Javascript in Unity 3D. Hack the planet: Become a code hero!

    Learn how to make games using your special Javascript and Unityscript Code Gun! Traverse the world with mechanics you learn to code yourself, and explore the history of the craft in a fresh and vibrant way.

  • Captain a steampunk airship and fly with your friends in this thrilling MMO air combat game set in a post-apocalyptic world.

    Take to the skies in this first person multiplayer steampunk gunship combat game. With great visuals inspired by the early days of cinema, Guns of Icarus Online is shaping up to be an incredibly promising title. Look for more from Muse Games out of New York, NY.

  • UFHO2 is a turn-based strategy game that will bend your mind while you're trying to outwit your opponent in an hexagonal maze.

    English, Spanish, Italian. . .there are many ways and many languages to enjoy and support UFHO2. This puzzle game is being created from our European development community and no matter how you say it, UFHO2 sounds like lots of fun.

  • Puzzle Me! is a game that can be enjoyed by anyone 6 years old and up. Build the biggest puzzle you can, but watch out for Karma!

    A great way to build good karma is to support this new fun family board game from IGDA Chile!

  • Organ Trail: Directors Cut. The popular edutainment game about the impending zombie apocalypse, for iOS, Android, PC & Mac.

    Help the Organ Trail make it to Android and iPad!

  • LangGuini is a card game for 3 or more players. Take word parts on the cards and CREATE A NEW WORD and DEFINE it, with a twist.

    Started at the world's largest game creation event the IGDA Global Game Jam, members from IGDA Philadelphia present. . .LangGuini.

  • Ready to be a Game Designer? At Puzzle Clubhouse, people who PLAY games help MAKE games! Design, Submit, Vote and Play!

    Ok this is sorta meta, contribute to a game that you get to contribute to. We think IGDA Pittsburgh members Schell Games are onto something. Get on board now! and later.

  • A supernatural adventure game featuring FBI Agent Erica Reed on the hunt for a serial killer who knows her secret: post-cognition.

    10 years in the making, Phoenix Online Studios hopes to make a splash with this episodic thriller.

  • Journey through a dangerous and strange world where everything exists on the side of an infinite brick wall.

    Against the Wall is a stark, eerie experience defined by solitude and isolation. Help Michael from New Jersey put the final bit of polish on this very promising indie puzzle platformer!

  • I plan to write 12 novels in 2012. The first three of them will be based on my Brave New World dystopian superheroes RPG.

    And very ambitious writing project from a veteran in our IGDA Madison Chapter

  • Join this unlikely pair of Shadow Creatures, on an epic metaphysical journey to escape their own nature and find a greater meaning.

    Wither Studios highlights what iOS can do in a mini-RPG genre.

  • The Bhaloidam handbook is freely available online and you can even download and print your own Lifewheels. High quality Skein packs are also available for sale in our online store.

    Come together with your friends and family to spin tales from pure imagination! Bhaloidam is a character based tabletop storytelling system with endless possibilities. Look for this one out of Portland, OR!

  • Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond™, the official NASA MMO video game depicts the year 2035, with realistic environments and missions!

    Astronaut: Moon Mars & Beyond is a video game about the future of space travel, packed with decades of NASA knowledge to bring the discovery and wonder of space to a new generation. Godspeed, Project Whitecard, WisdomTools & Virtual Heroes!

  • Venus Patrol is a new videogame website in search of beautiful things, from former Offworld.com editor and IGF Chairman Brandon Boyer.

    Help support Venus Patrol's mission to capture and celebrate videogame and development culture while exploring where our medium can go!

  • Star Command is a game for iOS and Android where players can build their own ship, recruit their crew and explore the universe.

    Build a ship, hire a crew, research new alien technologies, and explore the stars in this RPG adventure spanning the universe! Good luck to War Balloon Games out of Boulder, CO. and their friendly computer AI.

  • Wabe the gimbles, friend! A unique card game based off the nonsense words and imagery of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland series.

    Korby Bing's colorful Lewis Carroll inspired card game features fancy art, fun gameplay, and a magical vocabulary. Try not to fall down the rabbit hole up in Portland, OR!

  • Project Stormos is a hardcore, high speed platformer. Take Robo and try to dash through entire levels without ever touching the ground.

    Control Robo the robot on his quest to free his friends in this high speed action platformer! Put your aerial dash skills to the test with new combos and stack up your best times in online leaderboards. Create your own levels and challenge the community!

  • "Oh My God! There's An Axe In My Head." The Game of International Diplomacy is a board game of strategy, diplomacy, and absurd humor.

    'Oh My God! There's An Axe In My Head ' takes absurdist satire to the League of Nations in this board game of strategy, diplomacy and risk management! Don't let this title from Game Company No. 3 in Seattle, WA get the axe!

  • The Videogame History Museum will house the world's most comprehensive videogame archive in the Silicon Valley area of California.

    Game Preservation is our shared responsibility! Support The Video Game History Museum in Sunnyvale, CA and other great preservation efforts.

  • An action RPG for the iPhone/iPod touch featuring innovative physics, fast paced combat, and a quirky story in a hand painted world

    With a subtle blend of both action RPG & puzzle elements, hand drawn & pixel art styles plus chiptunes & symphonic score, we can't wait to see how this iOS game out of Dallas, TX turns out! Good luck Pixel & Texel!

  • Lyssan is a board game of strategy, intrigue, and betrayal for two to four players.

    Lyssan features intense strategy harkening back to Risk, but putting a chess like twist on gameplay. With fantastic art and a clear vision, we look forward to playing this promising board game!

  • The NM Game Jam brings together game developers across the state to build awesome board/video games over the span of a weekend.

    With sites in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, & Las Cruces, get ready to jam across New Mexico with IGDA Rio Grande on August 19th!

  • Play the role of an ice cream truck driver defending the galaxy from robotic invaders in this fun, fast-paced, beautiful iPad game.

    With a fantastic touch friendly mechanic, great art, and music collaboration with Disasterpiece + MisfitChris, Robots Love Ice Cream by Addo Games out of Altanta, GA looks to be a treat!

  • The retro-style White Elephant Card Game simulates the classic holiday gift exchange game. Give White Elephant as a White Elephant!

    A quick card game, White Elephant has you trading up tacky chotchkies to fulfill the wants defined by your 'Gift List'. With a classy retro art style, and a fun group mechanic, we look forward to picking this family game out of Salt Lake City up!

  • Indie Game: The Movie is a feature documentary that follows video game developers as they create and release their games to the world.

    We are totally behind the final push for Indie Game: The Movie!

  • Safe Zone - Travel across a zombie-infested USA to a safe zone on the West coast.

    When The Zombie Apocalypse meets The Oregon Trail, dysentery is the least of your problems. Can't wait for more polish out of NYC on Blind Eye Games' Safe Zone!

  • Have you ever secretly played air guitar to a song? With the Air Guitar Move and an iPhone you finally can play air guitar for real.

    A whole new take on iPhone rhythm games from experienced designers Colin Karpfinger and Rondald Mannak. Rock out with an accelerometer equipped guitar pick and use the front of your iPhone to play chords and learn fingerings!

  • The online world that inspires kids to leave the computer and do what they ought to be doing - moving, thinking, giving and creating!

    An MMO for Kids, Tinkatolli makes recycling and offline play fun! Encouraging kids to build real world objects out of recycled goods, we can't wait to see this game out of Copenhagen, Denmark!

  • Thunderbeam is a retro-futuristic adventure game, with an original score by The Octopus Project.

    Thunderbeam! by Karakasa Games in Austin, TX brings retro cool to the iPad in an ambitious passion project developed with great artistic partners. Watch the full length video describing the team and goals at http://www.karakasagames.com

  • I've developed a special Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge that turns your NES into a true 8-bit MIDI synthesizer.

    The Chip Maestro by Jarek Lupinski turns your NES into a full Midi Synthesizer! Get your chiptunes on and support game audio!

  • Help us tell the inspiring story of New York's last arcade, Chinatown Fair, and the community that called it home.

    Preservation of our game culture is imperative for future generations to see how games have evolved. Support this effort to chronicle the NYC gaming scene and the last days of Chinatown Fair.

  • I am you from the future. There is No Time To Explain. Follow m-- AAAUAUUGHHH!!!! Be part of an indie game with a sense of humor.

    No Time To Explain from tinyBuildGAMES' talented team of two looks like a polished platformer with a bundle of attitude. As fans of time travel, all we ask is that you don't break the space time continuum!

  • Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple is a storytelling game about helping people and getting into trouble. For 3-5 players, ages 12+.

    Create your own 'coming of age' story in Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple! With great talent in the team and a strong positive message, support this pen and paper project based in Oklahoma City.

  • Help us redifine real-time gaming! Tweet Land is the 1st set of games that play with reality, turning world's tweets into real stuff.

    Tweet Land out of Costa Rica blends the social and virtual worlds by augmenting genre staples with real time information from your social networks! Support a new twist on interaction and South American development.

  • The MADE will be a fully interactive videogame museum in San Francisco, in the United States. Help us secure a space.

    Game Preservation is our shared responsibility! Support the MADE in San Francisco and other great preservation efforts.

  • The Metagame is a card game where you debate and argue about your favorite videogames.

    The IGDA was proud to host this project from Local No. 12 at our GDC booth this year. Players had a fantastic time, and the debates were truly heated!

  • A feature-length documentary on the first year of Mojang, the studio built upon the runaway success of indie computer game Minecraft.

    2 Player Productions' documentary work cements their leadership in the preservation of our game culture. Support this effort to chronicle the origins of Minecraft.

  • For the first time in Legend of Zelda music history, we want to record an epic, full-sized choir to accompany the music on our album.

    We look for projects that boldly venture to elevate our craft. Please join us in supporting ZREO as they celebrate, honor and transcribe the soundtracks of the Zelda universe.

  • An interview series on the creative context of videogame music: in Japan, for independent games, and at live chiptune events.

    Projects like 'Videogame Music in Context' shine an important spotlight on the game audio community.

  • Babycastles is an effort to provide a social home for the game development culture that has long been part of New York City.

    Baby Castles is an excellent initiative in NYC. Be sure to visit the venue so that is can continue to thrive and kudos to IGN for their matching funds.