Video: Curating the do-it-yourself revolution
Developers Terry Cavanagh (Super Hexagon
) and Porpentine (Howling Dogs
) call for other developers to highlight interesting games, as they have been on their Free Indie Games blog
, in this talk from GDC 2013.
Courtesy of the GDC Vault
, this 30-minute session focuses primarily on the innovation in a large list of games, including Merritt Kopas' Lim
, which deals with the gender topic of passing
, and Droqen's platformer Asphyx
, which asks the player not to breathe in real life whenever their avatar is underwater.
Free Indie Games: Curating the DIY Revolution
Terry Cavanagh, Porpentine
Track / Format:
Independent Games Summit
By hunting down and curating games that defy convention on both cultural and technical axes, Free Indie Games is one of today's most important game-related sites. In this presentation, Porpentine will describe how outsider voices are challenging and redefining the nature of games, talk about Free Indie Games as a response to the huge growth in indie DIY, and present some of the best, most overlooked indie games of 2012.
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