IndieCade East returns to New York City this weekend! It’s going to be an incredible weekend of games, workshops, and talks from designers and speakers from all over the world.

The NYU Game Center will be at the festival with a booth, panels and talks, and many opportunities to play games from program, No Quarter, and more. We’re proud to say that IndieCade this year is organized in part by East Co-Chairs Professor Matt Parker and MFA Alumni Toni Pizza, Conference Chairs Professor Clara Fernandez-Vara and Matthew Weise, the eSports Showcase was curated by Adjunct Professor Simon Ferrari.

Play games made by students, alumni, and No Quarter commissions all throughout the festival:

  • The Game Center Booth: Play thesis games, games from various classes, No Quarter games, Global Game Jam games and more at our booth. We’ll feature a different selection of digital, non-digital, and mobile games on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Plus, talk with Game Center students, faculty, and staff about the program!
  • The Love Exhibition features 2014 No Quarter commissioned game “Consentacle” by Naomi Clark, and “How do you Do It?” by Nina Freeman, Emmett Butler, Decky Coss, and Jonathan Kittaka from the 2014 Global Game Jam at the NYU Game Center.
  • The IndieCade Show and Tell sessions will feature work from our students throughout the festival!
  • Night Games this year will feature “Corporate Vandals” by Shawn Allen, a 2014 No Quarter Commission, and “Hot Mess” by Game Center Alumni Michael Ren.

See the following talks by Game Center faculty, adjuncts, staff, and alumni:

  • Saturday, February 14, 1:30PM: “Designing Real-World Games” with Adjunct Professor Kaho Abe
  • Saturday, February 14, 4:30PM: “We Are On Drugs: on New Indie Game Dev Tools for Psychedelic Hologram Future” by Adjunct Professor Robert Yang
  • Sunday, Feburary 15, 11AM: “Love & Rejection & Brunch” with Alumnus Toni Pizza
  • Sunday, February 15, 11AM: “Academic Game Programs Panel” with Department Chair Frank Lantz
  • Sunday, February 15, 2PM: “Students to Independent Games Studios: The NYU Game Center Incubator” by Incubator Director Dylan McKenzie