Connect with game developers throughout the week at GDC. Check out community spaces to relax, play games, and meet new people in themed areas for indie games, retro games, alternative controllers, and more.

Day of the Devs by iam8bit and Double Fine

See the greatest indie games, devs and players the universe has ever known


Play 20+ new titles created by indie developers from around the world

Mild Rumpus by Wild Rumpus

Explore a handpicked selection of the finest alternative games and playful digital work

Shut Up and Sit Down

Play the latest and greatest board games, demoed by eager volunteers

IGF Pavilion

Play games nominated as finalists in the Independent Games Festival awards


Play inventive and innovative games using unique, one-of-a-kind controllers

GDC Film Festival

Attend a documentary & narrative film fest on the art and culture of games

VR Play

Demo amazing, immersive experiences from VR and AR developers

Train Jam

Play games created by developers traveling via train to GDC

GDC Retro Play

Check out classic games, retro consoles, and related memorabilia




Connecting the Global Game Development Community