Independent gaming festival IndieCade has revealed its lineup of 2018 festival nominees, just weeks ahead of this year’s big event, which is scheduled to be held in Santa Monica, California in October. The festival provides the chance for attendees to play noteworthy and innovative indie games as well as meet the creators behind them during a weekend full of festivities.

IndieCade 2018 Festival Nominees

There are over 30 festival nominees for this year’s IndieCade festival, which were selected by a panel composed of game developers, artists, members of the press, and previous finalists. These are the festival nominees listed on the official IndieCade website as of Monday, September 24, though more nominees may be announced in the weeks leading up to the main event. 

  • A Memoir Blue
  • Accounting+
  • Anyball
  • ASTA GRANDE
  • BlindFold
  • Bluebeard’s Bride
  • Drawkanoid
  • Escape From Godot
  • EXPOSURE
  • Fire Escape
  • Flight Simulator
  • Forgotton Anne
  • IO Interloper
  • Just Shapes & Beats
  • Kleptocrat
  • Laser Mazer
  • Little Bug
  • Losswords
  • Macdows 95
  • Nishan Shaman
  • One Hand Clapping
  • Puppet Pandemonium
  • Spy EYE
  • Stress Express
  • TendAR
  • The Game: The Game
  • The Klaxo Radio Hour
  • The Tale of Ord 
  • Tiny Trees
  • WHAT THE GOLF?

IndieCade Festival 2018 will take place on October 12 and 13 in Santa Monica, California, with the game developer summit IndieXchange preceding the main event on October 11. The festival has been held for over two decades, bringing indie game developers and enthusiasts from around the world to come together for a weekend full of gaming presentations, play sessions, and other festivities.