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Play these 20 unique games at GDC 2019's alt.ctrl.GDC showcase!  
by Staff [12.12.18]
One of these alternative controller games will win the alt.ctrl.GDC Award -- which includes a $3k prize plus a special trophy handmade by game maker Robin Baumgarten -- at the IGF ceremony during GDC!
Console/PC, Indie, Design, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Inspirations: Jerrytron's Please Stand By  
by Staff [11.28.18]
Hey game makers, the call for submissions to Alt.Ctrl.GDC 2019 ends Friday! To get your creative juices flowing, today we highlight previous Alt.Ctrl.GDC standout Please Stand By!
Indie, Design, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Inspirations: First-ever Alt.Ctrl.GDC award winner Fear Sphere!  
by Staff [11.14.18]
Submissions for the popular Alt.Ctrl.GDC showcase at GDC 2019 close a week from next Friday, so now's the time to submit your weird, offbeat controller prototypes! To inspire you, here we profile
Indie, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Inspirations: The award-winning Puppet Pandemonium!  
by Staff [10.18.18]
GDC 2019 seeks your great offbeat controller games for Alt.Ctrl.GDC! The submission deadline is November 30th, and to inspire you we're highlighting some prior standouts -- like Puppet Pandemonium!
Indie, Design, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Vaccination  
by Joel Couture [02.26.18]
Vaccination is a cooperative game where one player scans a body for bacteria, relaying that information to the player with the injector who must use the right vaccine to cure it.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Bot Party  
by Joel Couture [02.23.18]
Bot Party lets players make beautiful music together through touch and machines, having them make physical connections while holding cute robots to produce songs.
Indie, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Living Orb  
by Joel Couture [02.22.18]
Living Orb, a manipulatable ball of LEDs, offers players a variety of games to play with light and rotation, as well as opportunities for other devs to make their own games from it.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Wobble Garden  
by Joel Couture [02.21.18]
Wobble Garden takes the natural pleasure of flicking a door stopper and builds it into a relaxing game of exploration, lights, and sounds.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Shcocooococo VS & Scissors the that than  
by Joel Couture [02.20.18]
Miyazaworks brings a pair of projects to Alt.Ctrl.GDC, with Shcocooococo VS having players use pump bottles to shoot down foes, and Scissors the that than allowing them to use giant scissors to cut incoming foes.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Pump the Frog  
by Joel Couture [02.19.18]
Pump the Frog uses a bicycle air pump to inflate or deflate a frog, as well as manipulate objects in the environment through spinning, in order to help the amphibian find food and get around.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Striker Air Hockey  
by Joel Couture [02.16.18]
Striker Air Hockey makes use of a table sized-touch screen to do things no other air hockey game could do, creating unique effects and changing up how the game works on the fly.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: CLUNKER JUNKER  
by Joel Couture [02.15.18]
Your spaceship is falling apart in CLUNKER JUNKER, a game where two players have to crank tools to provide power to various parts of their constantly-breaking ship to survive.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Mark Wars  
by Joel Couture [02.14.18]
Mark Wars will have players drawing lines with markers in order to guide their ever-moving robot to a goal before their opponent can.
Indie, Video, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Puppet Pandemonium  
by Joel Couture [02.13.18]
Puppet Pandemonium is about a puppet show where the characters are playing the games, with the audience joining the fun by helping them play well.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Grave Call  
by Joel Couture [02.12.18]
Grave Call buries a player in a coffin with a smartphone and a low battery, having them communicate clues with a police dispatcher in order to be found in time.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Unicornelia  
by Joel Couture [02.09.18]
Unicornelia teaches some fun, yet important lessons about mental health by having players wear a tent-sized unicorn outfit and work through aspects of their social/work life.
Indie, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Hi-5 Heroes  
by Joel Couture [02.08.18]
Hi-5 Heroes will have players high-fiving, down lowing, and too-slowing to the beat as they work to follow differing sets of instructions.
Indie, Video, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Disco is Dead!  
by Joel Couture [02.07.18]
Zombies are on the prowl and a only pair of snarky buddy cops with a mean slap, fueled by the player literally slapping a head, can stop them in Disco is Dead!.
Indie, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Yo, Bartender 1
by Joel Couture [02.06.18]
Yo, Bartender is about mixing drinks, having players pour actual bottles into a joystick glass in order to get just the right concoction for their customers.
Indie, Design, GDC, alt ctrl gdc

Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Voiceball  
by Joel Couture [02.05.18]
Voiceball will have players using the waveform of their voices to knock a ball back and forth, competitively making odd noises to score goals.
Indie, Video, GDC, alt ctrl gdc