The following is a press release from the Boston Festival of Indie Games.
Digital and tabletop indie developers gather for a one-of-a-kind celebration of the local gaming industry
August 20, 2015 – Cambridge, MA – The Boston Festival of Indie Games is proud to announce that this year’s festival will host over 100 expert-curated indie games from around the country. This year’s festival takes place on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at the MIT Johnson Athletic Center, and tickets are available here.
From among hundreds of entries, festival curators have hand-picked the most unique, amusing, edgy, and refreshing games to be a part of this year’s festival. The list of games accepted into this year’s Digital and Tabletop Showcases can be found on bostonfig.com. Our annual gathering of developers, publishers, fans, gamers, bloggers, and reporters is family-friendly and is the perfect way to dive into the world of independent games.
With side-scrolling shooters, casual flash games, colorful and fast-paced puzzle challenges, wild and wacky card games, and so much more, the Boston Festival of Indie Games has it all! Meet the best and brightest minds in the indie games scene – and maybe even play some games.
Attendees will be able to choose both a tabletop and digital game of their choice that will receive the Audience Choice Award. Votes will be cast by ballot, and the winners will be announced at the Figgy Awards Ceremony after the exhibition hall closes.
The Boston Festival of Indie Games is open to the public and will take place at the Johnson Athletic Center at MIT in Cambridge, MA. Festival attendees play video games and tabletop games in a casual, inclusive environment, plus attend a musical performance by Videri String Quartet and keynote speech by Susan Gold, Founder and President of Global Game Jam. Tickets are available now at www.bostonfig.com – online tickets are just $12 a piece, and kids 12 and under can attend for free!
This year’s illustrious sponsors include HTC Vive, AdMagic, Gamewright, IndieGameStand, SoundtRec, and White Wizard. The full list of sponsors and partners, which make the festival possible each year, is available on our site here.
About the Boston Festival of Indie Games (www.bostonfig.com):
The Boston Festival of Indie Games is a celebration of independent game development with emphasis on the New England and neighboring regions. The Boston Festival of Indie Games seeks to support and showcase the efforts of independent game developers by providing an inclusive, safe, family-friendly event that encourages attendees to share and interact with games in various media, from video games to tabletop games and beyond. The Boston Festival of Indie Games is focused on creating an intersection between community, academic and development interests in game play.