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Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Ruins Climber
Ruins Climber has players rapidly tugging on a circular rope to climb a wall, hopping from side to side to avoid hazards that dangle along their path.
02.12.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Machinaria
Machinaria is a device that lets players manipulate the emotions of the audience through how they present the news, exploring media's use of similar methods.
02.05.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Catch up on all these great interviews with 2019 alt.ctrl.GDC participants!
The story behind each of these unique games is fascinating, and the Gamasutra team have been publishing a series of interviews with this year's alt.ctrl.GDC participants that are well worth reading!
02.04.19 | News | Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Continuum Bacterium
A mask allows players to change visual frequencies, seeking hidden viruses they can shoot down with their wristwatch-controlled turret in Continuum Bacterium.
01.30.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: KOO-KOO
KOO-KOO tasks players with guiding a group of birds through tuning hands and pulling weights on three cuckoo clocks.
01.29.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Neon Nemesis
Neon Nemesis appears to be a four-player arcade game, but a hidden fifth player will make mayhem for the others using a lair filled with traps and deadly mechanisms.
01.22.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Guitar Wizards
Guitar Wizards draws a pair of players into a battle of song and light, having them play dueling guitars to launch magical beams at their opponent.
01.15.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: OVERTIME
OVERTIME takes a toy basketball and infuses it with the drama of the final moments of a basketball game.
01.14.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: EXTRAREALITY CODEBREAKER
EXTRAREALITY CODEBREAKER has players interacting with sixteen puzzles on different channels of something like an old TV, but finding the answer to those puzzles is just the beginning.
01.13.19 | News | Joel Couture | 2 Number of Comments 
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Plünge
Plünge will have players putting their toilet-plunging skills to work, playing through multiplayer minigames that require they plunge as fast and hard as possible with some real plungers.
01.10.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: HELLCOUCH
HELLCOUCH has players playing with seating arrangements, "performing the sacred butt ritual" in order to free a demon from a couch.
01.09.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Table44
Table44, a table of shimmering colors and song, looks to bring players together through its dazzling light show and accessible design.
01.08.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: The Book Ritual
The Book Ritual has players exploring loss and grief through taking a book, defacing it, and then destroying it with a shredder.
01.06.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Play these 20 unique games at GDC 2019's alt.ctrl.GDC showcase!
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!
12.11.18 | News | Staff |  
PSA: Today is your last day to submit to Alt.Ctrl.GDC 2019!
Organizers welcome any and all one-of-a-kind game peripherals, contraptions, and novelties which enhance game experiences and challenge our expectations -- but you must submit today!
11.29.18 | News | Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Inspirations: Jerrytron's Please Stand By
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!
11.27.18 | News | Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Inspirations: First-ever Alt.Ctrl.GDC award winner Fear Sphere!
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
11.13.18 | News | Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Inspirations: The award-winning Puppet Pandemonium!
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!
10.17.18 | News | Staff |  
Got a unique alternative controller game? Submit it to Alt.Ctrl.GDC now!
Organizers of the 2019 Game Developers Conference have once again issued a call for submissions to Alt.Ctrl.GDC, the popular on-site showcase that highlights unique control methods for playing games!
09.26.18 | News | Staff |  
Get to grips with Alt.Ctrl.GDC's unique controllers in these dev Q&As!
Funky games with even funkier controllers! Find out all about this year's Alt.Ctrl.GDC showcase by checking out these developer interviews.
02.28.18 | News | Gamasutra Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Vaccination
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.
02.25.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Bot Party
Bot Party lets players make beautiful music together through touch and machines, having them make physical connections while holding cute robots to produce songs.
02.22.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Living Orb
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.
02.21.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Wobble Garden
Wobble Garden takes the natural pleasure of flicking a door stopper and builds it into a relaxing game of exploration, lights, and sounds.
02.20.18 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Shcocooococo VS & Scissors the that than
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.
02.19.18 | News | Joel Couture |  

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