BostonFIG Fest 2019 Will Showcase Over 100 Indie Games in Allston on Saturday, September 14
Family-friendly event moves to Harvard University's Athletic Complex to accommodate growth
Many of the games on display are titles attendees won't see anywhere else, and attendees will have the chance to chat with the creators themselves. From dice games, to card games, virtual reality to retro sidescrolling platformer, dozens of genres will be represented at the show. Additionally, family-friendly activities like Boffer Combat, sidewalk chalk, and a live action role-playing game will take place throughout the day.
"BostonFIG Fest is our flagship event and we couldn't be more excited to bring the fun to our new location at Harvard's Athletic Complex this year," said Caroline Murphy, CEO, BostonFIG. "We expect this will be our biggest Fest yet, and we can't wait for attendees to get their hands on all the amazing games that will be on display!
At the end of the day, the Figgies Awards will crown winners in multiple categories as judged by BostonFIG's team of expert curators. The ceremony is emceed by Eric Molinsky, host of the Imaginary Worlds science-fiction and fantasy podcast. Eric is also an award winning public radio reporter who has produced stories for The New Yorker Radio Hour, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, 99% Invisible, and more.
BostonFIG Fest wouldn't be possible without its generous sponsors. This year's Gold sponsors are WERS and Breaking Games. Silver sponsors are D20PRO and Bose AR. Bronze sponsors include Gamewright, Lay Waste Games, Petricore, The Molasses Flood, White Wizard Games, Foam Brain Games, Knight Moves, GetAround, and Epic Games' Unreal Engine. This year's Indie Plus sponsors are Rad Magpie, Decoy Games, FableVision Studios, MassDiGI, Kvellix LLC, Wasted Minds, Kitten Kaiju Games, and Short Hop Games.
BostonFIG celebrates independent game development in New England, across the United States, and around the globe. Our goal is to create an inclusive environment for everybody who enjoys and appreciates games in any shape or form. The organization seeks to support and showcase the efforts of independent game developers, as well nurture young aspiring game creators from diverse backgrounds. BostonFIG is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit with the State of Massachusetts, dedicated to fostering the next generation of game developers.