Parallels: Freeplay's 2017 Showcase. October 26th, 7PM-9PM!Parallels highlights some of the most unique, exciting, experimental, and personal games being made in Australia's independent games scene today. Come and watch as local designers demonstrate and play their creations live on stage, and discuss their inspirations and creative passions. Discover new games and game makers, and find out what makes them tick. Join us on a journey to reveal the artistry and talent of Australia’s independent game makers. On for one night only during Melbourne International Games Week on Thursday, 26th October at 7PM. We hope to see you there!
Totem Teller is about discovering things alone. Explore a beautifully broken world of stories. Discover lost things in untold spaces. Choose how the story is Retold. Truth is in the Telling.
Road Trip is a short interactive piece that follows three friends on a road trip. Do You Remember is an atmospheric exploration game that tells a story of two lovers who have been separated from each other due to unfortunate events.
A Moment Between Us is a collection of audio stories that are told simultaneously to multiple players. Each story requires two or more people who are in the same room as each other. After the stories are heard the players then come together to discuss how they felt.
Florence is the story of the heartracing highs and heartbreaking lows of a young woman’s very first love. Players can experience every beat of Florence and Krish’s relationship through a series of bespoke gameplay vignettes.
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We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s festival dates are May 7th–12th. Our theme this year is INTROSPECTION, and our international keynote speakers are the wonderful Hannah Nicklin & Richard Lemarchand. We have a bunch more international speakers to announce soon, so watch this space!read more
We’re super excited to announce that Freeplay is a program partner for the delightful event Showtime Night Market – a collaboration between Testing Grounds and The Rose Street Artists’ Market, who’ll bring you two night markets in summer 2019!read more
The Freeplay Independent Games Festival is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors. We seek passionate candidates to play a role in the stewardship and development of the Freeplay Organisation, and our Independent Games Festival and events.read more