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Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Tied Escape: Curse of Cortez
Tied Escape: Curse of Cortez ties two players to chairs, action movie style, then has them escape a devious trap by working together to hit buttons around a room.
03.13.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: ReLeap
ReLeap will have players leaping and sliding through challenging environments by moving a foot pad and pulling/pushing a steel bar.
03.11.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Play the charming Puppet Pandemonium and Klaxo Radio Hour at GDC 2019
These two very unique alternative controller games (Puppet Pandemonium actually won last year's Alt.Ctrl.GDC award!) will be playable in the West Hall of the Moscone during GDC 2019 later this month.
03.07.19 | News | Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Cathode MK1
Cathode MK1 offers games across multiple CRT screens, forcing players to follow the game as it moves from monitor to monitor.
03.06.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Roambot
Roambot will have players moving a robot's body around so that they can explore its dreams.
03.04.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Don't miss these insightful interviews with 2019's alt.ctrl.GDC devs!
Each of these offbeat alternative controller games has an interesting story behind it, and now's a great time to catch up on them via all these fantastic interviews with the Gamasutra team!
03.04.19 | News | Staff |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Octopad
Octopad breaks an NES controller into eight game pads with a single input each, turning single-player games into multiplayer experiences built around communication and collaboration.
02.27.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Cook Your Way
Cook Your Way is both a cooking game and an immigration test, turning the act of making food into a way of seeing if a migrant is worth allowing into a country.
02.25.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: HOT SWAP: All Hands On Deck
HOT SWAP: All Hands On Deck will have two players assembling their controllers as they guide a ship through deadly waters, swapping parts for the varied functions they'll need to survive.
02.20.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
Alt.Ctrl.GDC Showcase: Coal Rush
Coal Rush creates competition out of running a train, having players scoop coal, change tracks, and scare wildlife off the tracks with its locomotive controls
02.18.19 | News | Joel Couture |  
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 |  

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