Indie Games Room (IGR)

Interested in checking out the latest local and interstate indie games from the greatest up-and-coming talent? Check out the Indie Games room to get your indie fix.

What is The Indie Games Room?

The Indie Games Room (The IGR) is an Australian and New Zealand showcase of independent games, providing a platform to put independently made games in front of thousands of passionate gamers. The IGR has run alongside AVCon since 2008.

The Indie Games Room is open to all to play some games, check out the indie scene, get to know your local game devs and support amazing talent Australia and New Zealand-wide.

How to Participate in the Indie Games Room

Interested in participating in the Indie Games Room? We will be opening applications in early 2023. Please watch our social media and this web page for the latest updates. In the meantime, check out below for the previous games showcased in past years and a gallery of the Indie Games Room from previous years.

Previous Games in the IGR Showcase

Every year, AVCon opens up the Indie Games Room to up-and-coming and established indie developers from Australia and New Zealand wide. Check out below for some of our previous years’ IGR game showcases.

Featured Games for 2019

Indie Games Room 2019 was presented by the University of South Australia in conjunction with Monkeystack.

  • ATMAN – AltArcade
  • Brief Battles – Juicy Cupcake
  • Concussion
  • Backyard Cricket – Bodacity
  • Canvas – Zalshock
  • Down the Rabbit Hole
  • Beat Rider
  • Cardboard Carnage – Juicy Cupcake
  • Elemental Elixirs – LiamTurnerAU
  • Frog’s Princess – kathysmartgamedesigner.com
  • Homeowner – Birdrun
  • Little Reaper – Little Reaper Games
  • ManaTech – Drunk Galah
  • Mercforce: 30X1 – Tachyon Five
  • Oceanbound
  • QR Code Killer
  • Romancing the Law
  • Rooftop Renegade – Melon Head Games
  • Skyjunkers – Codename Jump
  • Slidance – Somewhat Interactive
  • Space Beards – Angry Cactus Games
  • Sprite Night
  • Tech Hunter – Split Symmetry
  • Tiki Trials
  • Tinker and Spell: Seekers of the Lost World – The Rookies
  • Unpacking – Witch Beam
  • Wheel of Doom
  • Z3D Arcade Machine – Voxon

Featured Games for 2018

Indie Games Room 2018 was presented by the University of South Australia in conjunction with Monkeystack.

  • Amberial Dreams – Oddgoo
  • Arcsine – Crepe Studios
  • Backyard Cricket – Bodacity
  • Beautiful Bricks – Ready Wolf
  • Blockpocalyspe – Dime Studios
  • Brief Battles – Juicy Cupcake
  • Cardboard Keep Collection – Cardboard Keep
  • Cave of Atman DX – Chris Johnson
  • Collateral Damage – Artisans Games
  • Darkest Sour
  • DeRailed! – Trout Monkey
  • Dungeon Chop Chop – Slack Dragon
  • Energy Core – The Sleepy Order
  • EXO ONE – Exbleative
  • Floormaker – Rosden Shadow
  • Ganbare! Super Strikers – Rese Games
  • GoatPunks – Studio Canvas
  • Hannah – Lotus Media Studios
  • Horde – Brain Dead Devs
  • if not us – ub4q
  • It’s Snowing on Mount Fuji
  • Kana Quest – Not Dead Design
  • Kitsune Nine Divided – JagerWare Games
  • Lethal Lawns – Dime Studios
  • ManaTech – Blue Gem Games
  • My Lil Fanfic
  • Nine Heavens War of Dragons – King Bit Games
  • Normal Human Sports
  • Office Tossing – Kalptastic Games
  • Owls and Vowels Word Game – Chaos Theory Games
  • P.O.P – James Brown Lee
  • Primordials Fireborn – Toybox Games
  • Raccoon Rummage – Adam Partridge
  • Rooftop Renegade – Melonhead Games
  • Roto Color Rhythm – Blue Volcano
  • Sorcerer – Camm Ryan
  • Space Beards – Angry Cactus Games
  • Spacetug – Tundra Storm
  • Tech Hunter – Split Symmetry
  • The Cinema Rosa – Atreyu Games
  • The Homecoming – Fillmagic

Featured Games for 2017

Indie Games Room 2017 was presented by the University of South Australia in conjunction with IGDA (International Game Developers Association SA) and Monkeystack.

  • Auto Arcadia – Double Shott
  • Air Support: Behind Enemy Lines – Universal Chicken
  • BallisticNG – Neognosis
  • Bloodbeard’s Revenge – Hellfire Studios
  • Breaking Bricks – Red Wolf Games
  • Brief Battles – Juicy Cupcake
  • Canvas – Zalshock
  • Captain’s Way – Pixel Wind
  • Chest of Dark Wonder – Overgrowth Studios
  • City of Brass – Uppercut Games
  • Collateral Damage – Artisans Games
  • Delve – HammerOne
  • DeRailed! – Troutmonkey
  • Dimension Jump – Redpoint Games
  • Exo One – Exbleative
  • Experience – Revolition Games
  • Fling the Hero – Shark Jump
  • Forts – EarthWork Games
  • Fyre – TechNeko
  • GoatPunks – Studio Canvas
  • Hollow Knight – Team Cherry
  • ICEBOX: Speedgunner – Games of Edan
  • Kairos – Adrastus Games
  • Kana Quest – Not Dead Design
  • Mars Underground – Moloch Media
  • ManaTech – Blue Crystal Games
  • Molemen Must Die! – Mokomoto
  • Monadnock – MachineSpirit
  • Muddledash – Slampunks
  • Murder At The Dinner Table – LuxStorm
  • Perso – Crepe Studios
  • Psychotron – Futureshock
  • Project Permanence – tijital-games
  • Primordials: Fireborn – Toybox Games Studios
  • Plant Pit – Rosden Shadow
  • Projection – Atreyu Games
  • Rising Dusk – Studio Stobie
  • RuneCaster – Blurift
  • Scaleseeker – Krion Games
  • Spaaace – King Swigg Studios
  • Subtractive Synthesis – C Sound Investigations
  • Tech Hunter – Split Symmetry
  • The Adventure Pals – Massive Monster
  • The Iridium Conflict – Massive Monster
  • The Poisoned Pawn: A Tex Murphy Adventure – Chaotic Fusion
  • Think of the Children – Jammed Up Studios
  • Timberjack – Yiming
  • Underground – Endoplasm Gaming
  • Within the Green – Solo Tent

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