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Inaugural Connecticut Festival of Indie Games

  • Elm City Games/The Grove 756 Chapel Street New Haven, CT, 06510 United States (map)

10 AM - 4 PM

Have fun and connect with people in the same room - bring your family and friends to Connecticut's first Festival of Indie Games on April 30, 2016 (International TableTop Day)!

The Connecticut 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 tabletop games in whatever shape or form. The festival seeks to support and showcase the efforts of independent game developers. We encourage attendees of our annual festival to participate and play games with their designers throughout the event. 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. 

What's the deal?

We're in the Board Game Renaissance: Tabletop gaming has enjoyed a massive resurgence in recent years - many people still believe that "spending time" means actually getting together in the same room as one another!

Family Friendly: The festival is designed to bring people of all ages together. Most featured games are playable with children ages 10 and up.

Cool New Games: Many of the games featured at the festival have yet to be launched, so you will be seeing and playing games with their designers, before the general public can get their hands on them!

Local Crafters: Support the "little guy" - this festival is dedicated to highlighting independent ("indie") game designers, the moral equivalent of "mom and pop shops" for the gaming industry. Our featured designers are mostly from Connecticut and surrounding states.

Special Day: April 30 is International TableTop Day - there's no better day to kick off this awesome event!

Pure Fun: Board games and card games are exciting and fun, by definition! What better way to support your community and spend time with your loved ones?!

Bring your family and friends to the Connecticut Festival of Indie Games!