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Connect with game developers throughout the week!

Check out community spaces to relax, play games, and meet new people in themed areas for indie games, retro games, alternative controllers, and more.

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.

Arcade Play

Delve into a selection of arcade games curated by The MADE.

GDC Play

An Interactive Showcase For Indie Games

Partner Community Spaces

Day of the Devs by iam8bit and Double Fine

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

Shut Up & Sit Down

Play the latest and greatest board games released this past year.


Connecting the Global Game Development Community

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