Welcome To The Boston Festival of Indie Games! 9/12/15 *MIT #GAMES
Welcome To The Boston Festival of Indie Games!
September 12, 2015 | 10am to 9pm
MIT – Johnson Athletic Center
Fourth Annual Festival Welcomes Game Fans on September 12, 2015 at MIT
Tickets for attendee registration are on sale NOW for the Fourth Annual Boston Festival of Indie Games, taking place on Saturday, September 12, 2015 on the MIT campus! Fans of digital, tabletop and live action roleplaying games are invited to register starting today for only $10 per ticket here. Tickets include access to the digital and tabletop showcase areas, talks and panels from your favorite developers, and keynote speeches.
A celebration of independent game development in a variety of media and genres, Boston Festival of Indie Games returns for its fourth year as the biggest event showcasing independent tabletop and video games in New England. BostonFIG is an inclusive, welcoming environment filled with family-friendly activities and games you won’t see anywhere else. In 2014, BostonFIG had over 3,500 people in attendance, with over 150 developers showing off, and featured talks from Unity, Epic Games, Facebook, and more!
In addition to video and tabletop games that will be on display in the exhibition space, attendees will have the opportunity to attend talks, panels, and workshops on indie game development and the future of the game industry, as well as attend the annual Figgies Awards Show at the end of the day. Additional details, including this year’s programming and keynote speakers, will be announced in the coming weeks. To stay informed on fest progress, be sure to sign up for updates on www.bostonfig.com.
This year’s new leadership team is committed to creating the most successful festival yet, with Caroline Murphy, an original fest co-founder who also runs Boston Indies and has worked with our favorite local publishers including Firehose Games, returning to take the role of Executive Producer. Yenni Brusco, a producer for Nectar Game Studios, and Eli Kosminsky, chair of the Game Makers Guild, are excited to return as this year’s Co-Producers.
“We’re excited to open up registration for attendees, volunteers and staff for this year’s festival,” says Caroline Murphy, Executive Producer of BostonFIG. “Our team of staff and volunteers is what makes the show so successful, and we can’t wait to have that abundant energy again this year. The New England game development community deserves an annual celebration of independent talent, and we’re honored to be able to provide that environment for the fourth year running.”
Boston Festival of Indie Games will open showcase registration for developers on April 15. If you’d like to volunteer for the festival, please visit the signup page on our site. Find out more information about the festival, including volunteer and staff opportunities, videos from past festivals, and more at bostonfig.com.
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.
Press interested in a media pass for the festival can sign up here. For more festival info, please contact Mark Nolan, Marketing Director for Boston Festival of Indie Games, at firstname.lastname@example.org. More info alwys available at ww.bostonfig.com.
2014 Boston Festival of Indie Games Tabletop Game Showcase Selections
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