Indie Bits Arcade
When: March 28-31 | 11:00am-7:00pm
Where: 1216 Taylor St.
FREE interactive games, installations, and media.
Indie Bits is a celebration of independent interactive media. That’s video games, board games, card games, and virtual reality. There’s playful, imaginative worlds of escape. If you want slick systems that challenge your mind, here is the place.
The Indie Bits 2019 Arcade shares work from developers all over the south and beyond. Experience strange alternative controllers, sound games, multiplayer madness, and more. This year will feature a special a collection of youth games from the VCUarts Education Department.
RURAL PROJECTS ON DISPLAY AT THE INDIE BITS ARCADE:
The Dirt Project
Shannon Ivey | Columbia, SC
‘The Dirt Project’ is an immersive multimedia exploration of one woman’s journey home to unravel the strained connection to family land, legacy, and privilege using audio interviews, video, and dirt. Join Shannon for a community discussion on Sunday, March 31 at 1:00 PM.
Geography of Robots
Yutsi | Charlottesville, VA
‘Geography of Robots’ is a collection of pixel art, games, interactive fiction, and other experiments that explore the hidden geographies, environmental histories, and speculative futures of the Deep South. A collection of games, pixel art, and other experiments that explore the hidden geographies and environmental histories of the Deep South.
Arc of Iris by Bonnie Harris-Lowe
Caterpillar by Linden Reid
Causa, Voices of the Dusk by Niebla Games
Depression Simulator by Parallax Visions
For Today, I Breathe Again by Tammy Duplantis
Geography of Robots by Yutsi
Hexca by CupCake Studios
Looking for Heals by Blue Bomber Games
Meow Moves by Emerson Smith
Odd Harvest by Shrimp on TV
Packing Up by Stephen Borden and Ilya Polyakov
Pre-Shave by Saam Pahlavan
Rasgueo by Joshua Blair
Squitlit by Squitlit Ink
Survival by Amanda Kisby
The Planet Is Exploding by Christian Simmers
The Silence Under Your Bed by Bravemule
TwinCop by Finite Reflection
VCUarts Youth Collection
Where The Heart Is by Emerson Smith
More information at: indiebitsfest.com