September 13, 2014

MIT Stratton Student Center & Johnson Athletic Center

BostonFIG News

We’d like to thank everybody who came to BostonFIG and provide a recap of our BostonFIG Figgie Award winners, art contest winners, and a special thanks to all of our KickStarter supporters!

Figgie Award Winners


By: Zoe Quinn
beesgo.biz
By: Reactive Studios
reactivestudios.net

By: Jason Lyle Steingisser, Joseph W. McClintock
orethemininggame.com

By: Ahmed Abdullah
decoygames.com

By: Ahmed Abdullah
decoygames.com

By: Christopher Hart
synthesisgame.com

By: Evan Burchard, Gabriel Warshauer-Baker

By: Christopher Hart
synthesisgame.com

By: GrappleHook Games
grapplehookgames.com

By: David Wilkinson
caragaba.com

Art Contest Winners

Cathy Stephens

Company: Cathy Stephens Illustration

Luigi Guatieri, Self Employed

Other Works: Catch the Monster!

Special Thanks to Our KickStarter Supporters!

We’d like to give a special thanks to:
Aaron Size, Akash, Andrew Otis, Anna Cail, Axis Sivitz, Brianne Christiansen, Charles, craigums, Dan C, Doug Orleans, Eitan, Emily Ronald & Michael Veloso, Evan Saccoccio, Frogdice, halsted larsson, Hao Chen, Ian J Treu, Jason Cipriano, Jason Simpson, Jason Wiser, Jay Neely, Jean-Philippe Cote, Jim Ryan, Joe Lavoine, Jonathan Fried, Jordan, Julia Burch, Justin, Kevin Riggle, Laila Shabir-Syed, Marco, Matt Foley, Matthew, Matthew Mauriello, Matthew Solander, mel jean, Mike Gnade, MJ Logue, Nick Mudry, Nick Picone, Patrick Weintraub, Raza Shaikh, Ryan Gleason, Sarah Osborn, Sean Halloran, Sean Hogan, Stephen Dewey, Steven Lamb, Tara Taylor, Tim W, Trias, RatDog Games, Brian Auxier, Marco Mereu, Kevin J Sipola, Philip ‘MrPhil’ Ludington, Curseyoukhan, Neal, David Logan, Adam Hunter Peck, Jake Farrago, Alex Smith, Matthew Frost, Scott Macmillan, Kevin Frank, Elliott Mitchell, Brittney Lezon, Kellan Jett, Kenneth Bowen, Jenna Hoffstein, Paul Marzagalli, Katie Hallahan, Sean Fontaine, Michael Hennen, Adam Testagrossa, Kristen Ying, Trese Brothers Games, Eric Chon, Ian Danskin, Michael Katz, Keith Zizza, Keith Carpentier, astara zarbock, Will Hammond, Typhanee Kassedyne, Lance Perry, Michael Pureka, Lindsay McCune, Lunchtime Studios, Hadara White, Mary Bee, Ryan Casey, Evan Burleigh, Jeremy Monken, Jonathon Myers, Nick Gomes, Derrick, Carolina! & Kyron! Dan Silvers, Samuel Adonis, Snowrunner Games, Danielle Lavoie, Caroline Murphy, Jono M. Forbes, Erik Asmussen, Caleb Garner, Heather Classen, Oleg Brodskiy, Tim Stellmach, Adam deGrandis, Brian Liberge, Edward Lincoln, Joe Fielder, James Post, Adri, Bradd Gross, Jeremy Badess, Adam Lipkin, Steven DeBenedictis, Stephen Suen, Seth Sivak, Kevin Cavanaugh, Andrew Eiche, Will Jennings, Scott Madin, Trevor Stricker, Chris Maire, kirk is, Ernest Huntley, Ted Brown, Robert Bass, Rik Eberhardt, Erik Demaine, craigp, Michael Talley, Fujiko, Monty Sharma, Mark Sivak, John Eskew, Brian Rinaldi, Jess, Benjamin Taylor, Strangeland Games, Adam Cardoza, Joan Peacock, Steven Lord, Andrew Seaboyer, Vsevolod Prizhitomsky, Jonathan Fryer, ashton gunn, Patrick McNeal, Demyx, Floyd Lozano, Pascal Rettig, Chris Patti, Defiant Mouse, Chris Lyons, Daniel Koppel, Ravi, Alex DiNunzio and Rachel DiNunzio, Barry Bragg, Bmac, Jeremy Griffith, Jay Wasserman, Dean O’Donnell, Doug Church, Don the Unpokemon, Chong-U, Rob Manuel, Philip Eberhardt, Khadeja Merenkov, John Comes, Robert Hillman, Clownstrike, Henry Smith, Papalati Games, Noah Senzel, Richard Ward, Damian Isla, Darren Torpey, Julie, Jeff Orkin, Daniel Chace, robinite, Maria Enderton, Victoria Yuen, Sam Von Ehren, Ben Shostak, B Shea, Vedant Chaudhari, Alec Thomson, Glenn Palmer, Christine Whitlock, Nikolas Coukouma, Andrew Wood, Heather Stormageddon Nadeau, Jeremy Burnham, Jeremy Springfield, Brian Moriarty, Michael Clarkson, Solomon, dscamacho, Samuel McCracken, Todd Goodman, Mustachio Games, Victor Freitas, Michael, Tad Patterson, Meli Val, Kristin Schiff, zachary waegell, Alfredo, David Seah, Owen Raccuglia, savetherobot, Yenni Brusco, Michael Shaw, Jen Looper, Jeff Chausse, Brenda Romero, Stacey, Alex Schwartz (GTJuggler), Jeff Somers, Howard Nager, nathan wright, Matthew Michaud, GameDreamer, Jeffrey Glusman, SugarCanKill, Matt Fealy, Graeme Devine, spolio, Leba Gentry, Christina Skyles, Sam Rogers, Jake Albano, Russell Lawrence, Scott Speakman, Ryan Westphal,Ai Lake, Jimmy, David White, 10×10 Room, Denise Batalha, Damion Pisacane, Donn Hardy, Nicholas Chaput, Mark Hirschman, B Alan Eisen, Joshua Schwarzberg, Jonathan Kirtz, Wendy Rowe, Dennis Biron, Tim McIver, Carolyn VanEseltine, Steve Rogers, Tracy Blackmer, philbog, Nathan Williams, Andrew Dolce, Jeff Nixon, Izzy Maxwell, Ken Strickland, Alex Norton, Mike Therrien, Zachary Clifford, Dan Dujnic, Aaron Horne, Jonathan Mintz, Matthew Patterson, Mikael Jakobsson, Cyrus Carlson, Scott Woodbury, Adrienne, Michael Taylor, Ken Gagne, Adam Williams, Chris Carter, Scott Hyman, Lars Colson, Vendolis, Jeff Robbins, Nubbernaut Studios, Hurtz, Emma Clarkson, Tom Smith, Brian Paul Medlock-Walton, Kevin Barefoot, Paul P., alphalegionaire, Sarah C, Austin Noto-Moniz, Lauren Kologe, Guybrush Threepwood, kjgrant, Rory Fitz-Gerald, RobTremor, Sean Conrad, Choctah, Nick Todd, Gal Niv, Karen B Wehner, Joe Whitfield, Simon Moody, Chris McCubbin, Sandra Shaw, Chris Haddad, Erin Seiden, Chris Hart, Emeria, Sarah Kramer, aram comjean, David Joy, Stephen Cunha, Robert Schultz, Matthew Ahrens, John Vines, Sean, Pamela Gay, Rob Jaret, Sonya Chen, HanNE, David Allen, sackbut, Jay Piette, John Groh, Alex Gray, Ryan Seney, Clifford Anderson, Ted Atkinson, Andrew, Matt Sullivan, Owen Macindoe, benjamin cavallari, Mark Hickernell, Ian Davis, Jeremy Toaster Mcghee Roughan, Benjamin Russell, Adam Howell, Callen Shaw, Tobias Drewry, Curtis Silver, Mike K, Brianna , Nick Hahneman, WildCard, Johnny Richardson, Nicholas Arcolano, Brian S. Kokernak, Michael Schenck, Matthew Glidden, Chris Allen, Ed Ropple, Auston Montville, Heidi Jelev, Dan Salvucci, K. Adam White, Mike Erwin, John Lohavichan, Elicia Basoli, timothy loew, Synapse Firing Squad, LLC, Matthew Chase, Fiona Cherbak, Michael C Gleba, Maximilian Alexander Dunn Thayer, Steve Bertolino, Maxim Mendelson, David McCool, Jasper Duba, Jason Wagner, Ian Krabacher, John Berube, Montrose Games, Jeffrey Sylvan, SaltyMcShivers, Decoy Games, David Walls, Jacob Clark, MIT Game Lab, John Cunningham, Wayne Kerr, John Madrak, Intrepid Pursuits – Kick Starter, William Rooney, Becky Taylor, Alex Rigopulos, and Bob Kelly!

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The Boston Festival of Indie Games celebrates independent game development in New England and neighboring regions. Our goal is creating an inclusive environment for everybody who enjoys and appreciates games in whatever shape or form. The festival seeks to support and showcase the efforts of independent game developers in a free public event, encouraging attendees to participate and play games in different formats: video games, location-based games, tabletop games and live role-playing, amongst others. The games featured are innovative and refreshing, demonstrating both the budding and the established talent of game makers in the American northeast.Produced under the non-profit auspices of Be Epic, a Boston-area live action games production group, the Boston Festival of Indie Games fosters a community of academic and independent developers creating games for the people.

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The Boston Festival of Indie Games celebrates independent game development in New England and neighboring regions. Our goal is to create an inclusive environment for everybody who enjoys and appreciates games in whatever shape or form. The festival seeks to support and showcase the efforts of independent game developers, as well as youth programs focused on game development and related fields. We encourage attendees of our annual festival to participate and play games in different formats: video games, location-based games, tabletop games and more. The games featured at the annual festival are innovative and refreshing, demonstrating both the budding and the established talent of game makers in the American northeast. The Boston Festival of Indie Games is a registered non-profit with the State of Massachusetts, dedicated to fostering the next generation of game developers. Through youth and small-business outreach initiatives culminating in the yearly festival, the Boston Festival of Indie Games strives to strengthen the game development industry of New England.