may, 2014

01mayallday04alldayIndie Gameleon 2014

Event Details

The second edition of the Indie Game Development festival of the North of the Netherlands will be held Thursday, May 1st, through Sunday, May 4th, in Groningen (the Netherlands). Indie Gameleon is a festival organized by Indie Game developers, for Indie Game developers, Game Design students and Indie Game enthusiasts. The festival includes, but is not limited to: lectures, workshops, Indie Game Showcase, Game Jam and 8-bit dance party. 

The program for Thursday, May 1st, and Friday May 2nd will be all about the conference. You can expect interesting lectures and workshops from experts working at game development schools, as well as from Indie Game Industry professionals. Speakers include Derk de Geus from Paladin Studios, Jan-Jaap Severs from Grendel Games and our own Matt Donnelley, incubation manager at Dutch Game Garden.


The event will also host a (free to visit) Indie Game Showcase where game developers from small companies and even “attic developers” will show their games to the public. Thursday evening will be concluded with an 8-bit dance party featuring excellent music that is generated from game consoles by artists: xyce, RoccoW and Men of Mega.

Following the two conference days, a Game Jam will be held in the Chapel of the ORKZ. From Friday evening, May 2nd, until Sunday, May 4th, more then 10 teams will compete to build a game in 48 hours based on a theme, that will be disclosed on May 2nd.

Festival visitors can choose from the following options:

All Access Pass: 55 EUR, Students: 45 EUR

(includes access to the conference , Game Jam and 8-bit dance party)

Conference pass: 30 EUR, Students: 15 EUR

(includes access to both days of the conference and access to the 8-bit dance party)

Day pass: Adult: 20 EUR, Students: 10 EUR

(includes access to the conference on either Thursday or Friday and the 8-bit dance party)

Game Jam Pass: 35 EUR

(includes 2x dinner , 2x breakfast and lunch)

Students receive a discount on festival tickets upon presentation of their student card.

More information and tickets

For more information and tickets, visit the Indie Gameleon website

Students receive a discount on festival tickets upon presentation of their student card


may 1 (Thursday) - 4 (Sunday)


Oude RKZ, Emmastraat 15, Groningen