Freeplay in December

Games in the Square

When: December 1, 8, 15 & 22, 6pm-8pm
Where: Federation Square, Cnr Swanston and Flinders Streets, Melbourne
What: Locally made, local multiplayer games on the Big Screen
Cost: Free

Arts House Summertime Party

When: Saturday December 5, 6pm-late
Where: Arts House, North Melbourne
What: Games and workshops
Cost: Free
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Week One

Tuesday December 1

Crossy Road (Hipster Whale)
Super Pole Riders (Bennett Foddy)

Week Three

Tuesday December 15

Push Me Pull You (House House)
Forget-me-not (Nyarlu Labs)

Week Two

Tuesday December 8

Brolly Folly (Alexander Perrin)
Regular Human Basketball (Powerhoof)

Week Four

Tuesday December 22

Get On Top (Bennett Foddy)
Cumulo Nimblers (Farbs and John Martz)

Freeplay is Australia’s longest-running and largest independent games festival, located in Melbourne, Australia.

Our 2015 festival was held over April 10 - 19.


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