SEATTLE INDIES EXHIBITION (SIX)

In it’s third year, this year’s edition of the Seattle Indies Expo (SIX) will be produced by the IGDA Seattle chapter. SIX is a one day expo especially for indie developers, will be from 10 AM - 6 PM, followed by a private reception for indie presenters, press, and IGDA members only from 6 - 8 PM. If you’d like to sign up, please go to our eventbrite page.

Over 30 Indie Development Teams will be participating in SIX.

See where your favorite game is located inside the exhibition! Game Locations

Admission to the event is free for the public!


SIX Sponsors

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support in making this event happen!


Location and Hours

SIX will take place in the Bullitt Cabaret inside the Act Theater attached to the convention center on September 1st 2013, from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There is also a door that enters the Act Theater just under the south escalators inside the convention center. Look for the SIX sign!

 

MEET THE SIX PARTICIPANTS


THE BRIDGE

The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces the player to reevaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures. Explore increasingly difficult worlds, each uniquely detailed and designed to leave the player with a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment. The Bridge is currently available on Steam for Windows.
The Game: Play
Team: Ty Taylor and Mario Castaneda
Contact: email Ty to setup a meeting


FISH VS. CRABS

Fish vs. Crabs is a social, 3D tower defense game. You play the role of the fish protecting your eggs from invading shrimp, crab and lobster. Collect items from around the reef system to build your own reef system with over 100 fish, corals and decorative items to share with your friends. Play on PC, Mac and Linux, Web or on your mobile device.
The Game: Play
Team: Swift Creek Games
Contact: email Cliff to setup a meeting


TENGAMI

Tengami is an atmospheric adventure game that takes place inside a Japanese pop-up book. Players explore Tengami’s beautifully paper crafted world at their own pace, while they flip and fold it to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles. Tengami is coming to iOS in 2013 and shortly after to Wii U, PC and Mac.

The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Nyamyam
Contact: email Jennifer to setup a meeting


IRONCLAD TACTICS

Ironclad Tactics is a fast-paced, card-based tactics game set in an alternate history Civil War - with steam-powered military robots!
The Game: View Trailer
Team: Zachtronics
Contact: email Zach to setup a meeting


ATTACK OF THE GELATINOUS BLOB

RTS meets Tower Assault. Attack of the Gelatinous Blob places you in the role of a mad scientist controlling a horde of blobs. The goal is to conquer the world and share the wonderfulness that is slime! The humans will, however, retaliate. They will fortify their cities, build defenses, counter-attack your base, and bring in military reinforcements. So build up your army and get ready!
The Game: View GamePlay
Team: Paper Machete Games
Contact: email Brent to setup a meeting


MARSHMALLOW DUEL

Marshmallow Duel is a fast-paced, 2D, arena style 1 Vs. 1 barrel of fun! Collect items to help send your foe to the boiling vat of marshmallow or protect yourself from falling in. Currently on Xbox Live Indie Arcade and coming to Steam soon, “[Marshmallow Duel] is really cool and worth checking out!” – Signed In Podcast.

The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Potential Game Studios
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


REDNECK ASSASSIN

RedNeck Assassin, you play as Hirsch Deer, who gets shot down by RedNeck hunters & is left for dead. Barely alive, you are found by the legendary Sasquatch. Back in Sasquatch’s cave you are trained in the art of assassination, now it is time to get revenge on those RedNecks, “oh yes… there will be blood.”  The game is in the Third-Person-Stealth-Genre. For iOS & Droid platforms.
View Gameplay: View Gameplay
Team: BloodShot Games
Contact: email Clay to setup a meeting


CLOBBR

Clobbr is a casual puzzle game where the player swipes rows of blocks to guide a chain reaction that knocks out the cat, letting the mice escape. As you progress through the game, you’ll find a variety of items to help you along your way: catapults, bowling balls, portals, pinball bumpers and trampolines, to name a few. Each level in Clobbr is 20 seconds long, so the game’s perfect for short breaks and casual play.
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: CZARCADE
Contact: email Clifton to setup a meeting


TRAVAIL

During the golden age of comics, you play as an artist who struggles to create a successful series. Every day he goes to work to pay the mortgage, but during the long nights he slaves away to tell the story he wants to tell. You use your pencil to draw paths, walls, jumps, and more so that you can tell the proper story. Will you be a successful artist, or will you continue to struggle?
The Game: View Demo
Team: Grandendroit
Contact: email Eli to setup a meeting


GO PLAGUE MONKEY! GO!

You’re an animal. You’re sick. You should be locked in a cage… but you aren’t. Go Plague Monkey! Go! is a chaotic top down 2D action game. You control a monkey with a highly fatal, contagious disease who is accidentally let loose in a randomly generated city. Go in every building! Kill everyone! Don’t let them stop you! Go Plague Monkey! Go! is in development for Xbox Live Indie Games and Windows PC.
The Game: View Info
Team: sparsevector
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


SUPER AMAZING WAGON ADVENTURE

Super Amazing Wagon Adventure is a fast-paced 2d shooting game with a random story. You control a group of three migrants traveling west along a wagon trail. One minute you could be massacring a herd of buffalo, the next attacked by eagles while falling off a cliff. Super Amazing Wagon Adventure is available on Xbox Live Indie Games and Windows PC and has sold over 50,000 copies to date.
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: sparsevector
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


ENERGY HOOK

Created by the guy who invented the swinging game mechanics in Spider-Man 2, Energy Hook combines swinging among skyscrapers and running on walls with extreme sports games like SSX and Tony Hawk. Swing through obstacle courses going for speed and style in the extreme sport of the future!
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Happion Laboratories
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


CHESS HEROES

Chess Heroes is the tactical puzzle game where you use chess pieces to fend off an invasion of your fantasy realm. Take the crown and go behind enemy lines, uncovering lost arts of War and Magic to fight against overwhelming odds. Make it through an epic journey spread across eighteen locations, and watch the story unfold through animated cutscenes. Fast-paced and easy to play, you’ll be entertained for hours on end, minutes at a time!
Team: Oreganik
Contact: email Ted to setup a meeting


VOYAGER: GRAND TOUR

Voyager: Grand Tour is a physics puzzle game inspired by one of the most successful scientific missions in human history. Launch the Voyager space probe into the depths of the Solar System, slingshot around planets and through obstacles, and try to achieve a perfect planetary flyby!

The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Rumor Games
Contact: email Kevin to setup a meeting


BUDDY & ME

Explore the enchanted forest of a young boy’s dreams, where every night he runs alongside his best friend, a magical flying creature named Buddy. An endless platforming adventure for all ages, with unique companionship gameplay. Join Buddy to swing, bounce, glide, and together fly your way through an infinite treehouse-filled canopy of obstacles, curious creatures, and beautiful landscapes inspired by the Pacific Northwest. Coming soon to iOS and Android mobile/tablet devices.
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Sunbreak Games

Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


REDSHIFT

Experience a dynamic exploration race against the clock. In a power facility set to explode at any minute, as the last person alive can you prevent it from obliterating the city? Currently being developed for iOS and Android.
Team: Belief Engine
Contact: email Mike to setup a meeting


SHAMAN

Shaman is a third-person arena style spell-brawler where players must master forgotten magics to restore honor to an ancient order of Chinese Wudang Shaman. After learning the lost shamanistic art of spell seal forging, players will attempt to exorcise the 18 shadow demons and defeat a two-thousand-year-old evil that threatens to destroy their homeland. The first of six episodes is slated for holiday 2013 release on PC.
The Game: Play
Team: High Iron Studios
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


MAGIC PLANET SNACK DELUXE

A classic returns to Playstation®Mobile! You are a wizard, your spell has gone awry. You are now a giant space worm. Travel the cosmos to devour other wizards, and maybe find friendship.
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Wolfgame
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


BattleNoidz

BattleNoidz is an arcade-style fun-for-all with a unique mix of side-scrolling action and strategy!
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: PixelTactics
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


NODE.HACK

You are a digital warrior on the front lines, cracking the world’s toughest computer systems for profit. Your one goal: Hack the Planet! Infiltrate secure servers, nab your payload, destroy the AI enemy and escape before the network self-destructs. The digital vaults that hold the worlds’ millions are your playground in this unique action/strategy game.
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: 4gency
Contact: email Charles to setup a meeting


MONSTER STACKER

Monster Stacker. A physics game for the iOS, Mac. Defending a realm from pesky loot seeking adventures is tough work, and requires lots of monsters. As a monster handler you’ll drop deliver crates of cute but ferocious monsters onto your hiring bosses’ dungeon floor. Stack’em high and collect the coins!
Team: Stellar Games
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


PUFFER TRAIN LOADER HD PRO

Puffer Train Loader HD Pro is a 2-D casual puzzle game for up to 4 players - inspired by our love of “Dots & Boxes!” Choose a game board and place lines to connect the dots and create boxes. Load the most boxes on a train car to win. This HD Pro version includes 12 ready to play “Challenge” games and computer levels ranging from Easy to Expert to test your iPad puzzle skills!
The Game: View Screenshot
Team: Shelly Data Doodles
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


VORONOID

Voronoid is a multiplayer game of spatial dominance and aggression. Players must compete for control over an unpredictable, abstract playing field that changes with every passing moment. To emerge victorious, the winner must strike a balance between holding the high ground and strategically ramming her opponents into submission.
The Game: Game Info
Team: Zach Aikman
Contact: email Zack to setup a meeting


WE ARE DOOMED

An unstoppable super weapon meets an overwhelming opposition in: WE ARE DOOMED. A shoot-em-up set against a vibrant geometric glitch world
The Game: Game Info
Team: Caffeine Monster Software
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


FESTIVAL OF MAGIC

Festival of Magic is a turn-based adventure RPG inspired by the classics. Join Amon, a desert scavenger, and his reluctant companion Gnart, as they unravel the ancient mysteries of Umbra. Gradually, you are pulled into a global conflict threatening to destroy the planet again. Combine farming gameplay with episodic story driven quests. Grow spuds, tend barnacles and use your harvest as powerful ammunition and spells; craft your weapons and team up your companions for battle.
The Game: Game Info
Team: Snowcastle Games
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


RACE THE SUN

A hyper-kinetic game of speed and minimalistic style. The rules are simple: don’t crash, rack up points, and keep boosting to keep your solar-powered craft in the ever-sinking rays of the sun.”
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Flippfly
Contact: contact the developer to setup a meeting


GAMETALE

GameTale is a dramatic game about managing people in the rough waters of the game industry. Manage the desires and ambitions of a diverse array of employees as you attempt to build the company of your dreams. Hire. Fire. Ship. Interview and influence press. Review employees. A random start creates lots of cast and story variations. A different tale every time.
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Max Szlagor
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


CODENAME CYGNUS

Codename Cygnus is an interactive radio drama for iPhone/iPad. Players take on the role of a secret agent in an interactive fictional world inspired by old time serial radio dramas. With either a spoken word or a simple tap on the screen you can progress through the story in multiple-choice dialogue moments like those you often find in adventure or RPG games.
The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Reactive Studios
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


ASTEROGUE

How do you take down an army of malicious robots? By turning them into scrap, taking their weapons, and leaping right into the next fight, of course!

Asterogue is an action-roguelike featuring intense real-time combat, intuitive gesture controls, and an infinite supply of new levels and weapons to encounter. Take on its tense campaign mode or relax for five minutes in Quick Play. Asterogue is available for free on iOS and Android devices.

The Game: View Gameplay
Team: Real Human Games
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting


NOT ALONE

Not Alone connects you to another human being on the other side of the planet and allows you to share a unique experience through touch. It is a simple reminder that you are not alone.
The Game: Download the Game
Team: Edwon


SHRAPNEL: TANK FUELED CHAOS!

Shrapnel is a fast paced game of insane tank warfare! Players take on the role of 12 different tank Drivers, competing with one another to gain complete control of the map. Only by cleverly commanding their tanks and resources can players hope to triumph in the chaos of tank warfare.

So put down your drink and grab your helmet; tank fueled chaos is fast approaching and you’re bound to be hit by Shrapnel!
Team: Glacis Games
Contact: email the developer to setup a meeting



 

 

 

 


Seattle Indies Expo 2

Date: Sunday, July 29th, 2012, 10am - 5pm
Location: DigiPen - Redmond, WA

Seattle Indies Expo (aka SIX) is a games industry event devoted to Seattle-area small and independent game developers. Our goal is to provide a venue for indies to show off their projects, share experiences, and learn more about the local industry in which they live and work. SIX is also a place for aspiring developers to see what’s going on in the community, become a part of it, and make new friends.

Exhibitors


8BitMMO Windows, Mac, Linux
“8BitMMO is a retro-style 2D massively multiplayer game! It’s a giant construction sandbox — you can build a home or a castle in a persistent streaming world. Found and manage your own city. Fight evil Lawyercats and engage in player vs player battle. Work in Progress! :)”
Archive Entertainment
contact: Robby Zinchak

All Aboard! iOS, Mac
“All Aboard! A fun new physics game for the iOS & Mac platforms. Each level is designed to test your balancing skills as you drop deliver creates of cute zoo animals onto a flatbed train car. Stack’em high and collect the stars!
Other games to be showcased: Petunk & High Noon Balloon”
Stellar Games LLC
contact: Jason Lust

Battleline Bandits Web, PC, Mobile (TBA)
“Collect and build your own miniature bandit crew, then take them online to do battle against friends. Battleline Bandits is an original collectible strategy game inspired by CCGs like Magic: The Gathering and modern multiplayer turn-based strategy titles like Hero Academy and Words with Friends. For more information, checkout our press kit available at http://heartshapedgames.com/press/sheet.php?p=battleline_bandits.”
Scott Brodie
contact: Scott Brodie

The Bridge PC, TBA
The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces the player to reevaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures. Explore increasingly difficult worlds, each uniquely detailed and designed to leave the player with a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment. The Bridge exemplifies games as an art form, with beautifully hand-drawn art in the style of a black-and-white lithograph.
Ty Taylor
contact: Ty Taylor

Containment: The Zombie Puzzler iPad, PC
“Containment: The Zombie Puzzler is an action puzzle game like you’ve never seen before. The goal of Containment is to surround zombies with survivors of the same color. But watch out for the zombies - they’ll fight back by infecting the survivors in the street. Through the game’s pulse-pounding campaign and multiple survival modes, you’ll use your wits, items you find you along the way, and even the town around you to contain the zombie outbreak.”
Bootsnake Games
contact: Dru Staltman

Gnomoria Windows
“Gnomoria is a sandbox village management game where you help lead a small group of gnomes, who have set out on their own, to thrive into a bustling kingdom! Anything you see can be broken down and rebuilt elsewhere. Craft items, build structures, set traps and dig deep underground in search of precious resources to help your gnomes survive the harsh lands. Build your kingdom and stockpile wealth to attract wandering gnomads to your cause, but be wary of also attracting enemies!”
Robotronic Games
contact: Robert West

Mark of the Ninja XBLA
“Mark of the Ninja is a side-scrolling stealth action game from Klei Entertainment that combines fluid 2D animation with rich stealth gameplay.”
Klei Entertainment
contact: Nels Anderson

Mekazoo PC
“Mekazoo is a fast & smooth 2.5D platformer featuring 3 alternating Mekanimals: Pelican, Frog, & Snake.”
The Good Mood Creators
contact: Jarrett Slavin

My Giants PC, Mac, Tablets
“My Giants is a fast-paced, team-based, competitive action game where you and your Giants (monsters & robots) go to EPIC BATTLES in the neighborhood streets against other players online.”
Studio Pepwuper
contact: Brandon Wu

Perspective PC
Perspective is an Experimental 2D puzzle platformer generated through the perspective of a 3D first-person camera.
Widdershins
contact: Logan Fieth

Power Defense DSiWare, 3DS eShop
“Power Defense is a cool twist to the tower defense mechanic! Balance power usage by managing connections between towers and choosing between upgrades or special attacks, all while protecting the Power Defense Squad as they salvage the fallen pieces of their space station which unlocks new tower types.”
PlayEveryWare
contact: Tom O’Connor

Rednecks vs Robots (from Outer Space) PC, Mac, iOS
“The revolution will be off the grid”
Noxious Games
contact: Charlie Patterson

Skulls of the Shogun XBLA, Windows 8, Windows Phone 7
Skulls of the Shogun is an invigorating cocktail of 1960’s-flavored sorcery and strategy. Washing up on the shores of the afterlife, players meet and join forces with vibrant ghost-samurai warriors, magical animal-monks, and mustachioed samurai generals on the way to capture the Skulls of the Shogun. With its roots in classic turn-based strategy gaming, Skulls of the Shogun retains depth and adds a smooth, simple interface that makes it accessible and enjoyable even to players new to the genre. Also featuring 4-player local and networked multiplayer and an original score inspired by classic samurai films and dub, Skulls of the Shogun offers simple-yet-deep, refined and offbeat gameplay. In collaboration with Buffalo Vision and Plush Apocalypse, 17-BIT delivers Skulls of the Shogun to PC, Windows Phone, and Xbox Live Arcade.
17-BIT
contact: Jake Kazdal

Rhinopocalypse PC
Rhinopocalypse is a 3rd-person action game about destroying the entire voxel world. Civilizations may rise, but you will be there to make them fall.
Event Horizon
contact: Brett Cutler

SpaceChem PC, iOS, Android
“SpaceChem is an obscenely addictive, design-based puzzle game about building machines and fighting monsters in the name of science!
Take on the role of a Reactor Engineer working for SpaceChem, the leading chemical synthesizer for frontier colonies. Construct elaborate factories to transform raw materials into valuable chemical products! Streamline your designs to meet production quotas and survive encounters with the sinister threats that plague SpaceChem.”
Zachtronics Industries
contact: Zach Barth

subduction PC
“Challenging spatial mechanics task the player with exploring a three-dimensional world through only two-dimensions at a time as they follow a character’s journey into her own thoughts.”
Improbability Drive
contact: Aaron Biddlecom

Super Amazing Wagon Adventure Xbox Indie Games, PC
“Super Amazing Wagon Adventure is a 2D action game that’s different every time you play! You control a group of three migrating west on a wagon trail. The game consists of short scenes that are sequenced together way to tell a random, crazy story. Face buffalo, wolves, bandits, bears, giant spiders, aliens, and much more!”
sparsevector

This Is Not A Ball Game. (TINABG) iPhone/iPad
“This Is Not A Ball Game., is not a traditional ball game, though there are those who would liken it to a ball game.”
Absurd Interactive, Inc.
contact: Sean Hart

Super Space ____ (Super Space Blank) Windows
“A 4 player, single-stick, competitive-co-op shooter. Players control turrets attached to the same spaceship and recoil makes the ship move. Compete for the highest scores, but cooperate to stay alive in the process.”
Super Space Team
contact: Alexander Baard

U.F.Oinkers iOS, WP7
“U.F.Oinkers is a fun game of reflexes and strategy, where you are on a mission to help our cute little oinker friends realize their dream of flying. Along the way they may eat ice cream, get a bellyache, become infected by zombies, get trapped under falling objects or (oh, no!) fall off the screen :) To fly away, they need one of 9 different flying contraptions and who better to help them get those working than YOU?
Fun for all ages, with a physics-based environment, cartoon-style graphics, and charming sound effects. The game builds in speed and complexity. Great for filling a few idle minutes or providing hours and hours of entertainment for all levels.”
Serendipitous Bits LLC
contact: George Tonev

Volgarr the Viking Windows (maybe XBLA)
“Psuedo 16bit Action-arcade style hardcore game ripped from the golden era of arcades with some modern sensibilities. Super Ghouls N Ghosts [SNES], Rastan [Arcade] and Castlevania [NES] had a demon baby!”
Crazy Viking Studios LLC
contact: Kristofor Durrschmidt

About our host: DigiPen Institute of Technology

Founded in 1988, DigiPen Institute of Technology is a dedicated, world-renowned leader in education and research in computer interactive technologies. As a leading institute of higher education, DigiPen is committed to fostering academic growth and inspiring creativity in all its students. DigiPen offers graduate and undergraduate degrees, two-week exploratory workshops and online courses for middle- and high school students, comprehensive high-school programs at locations across the United States and in Canada, and continuing education opportunities for industry professionals.

SIX Contact

paul at 17 dash bit dot com

 

 

 

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