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Redshirt, Hack 'N' Slash among this year's IndieCade finalists

This year the IndieCade officials have nominated 36 indie titles for awards, including games from Double Fine, DigiPen, Deirdra "Squinky" Kiai and more.
The folks who run IndieCade have announced the finalists for this year's festival, which is set to take place October 9-12 in Culver City, CA. Festival organizers saw more than a thousand submissions for the event, which has grown to become an annual showcase for the indie game developer community. Past IndieCade finalists have included Messhof's Nidhogg, The Fullbright Company's Gone Home, Giant Sparrow's The Unfinished Swan, Polytron's Fez, and Matt Thorson's TowerFall. This year, conference organizers selected 36 games as finalists for IndieCade awards and named an additional 70+ games as IndieCade "Selects" that are eligible for a limited subset of audience, media, and developer choice awards. You can find a complete rundown of these "Select" titles over on the IndieCade games page. As far as the main IndieCade awards go, here's a full list of this year's 36 IndieCade finalists: Bloom - The Game [Installation] - Bloom Games Choice Chamber [PC, Mac] - Studio Bean Affordable Space Adventures [Wii U] - KnapNok Games & Nifflas Games Close Castles [PC, Mac] - Sirvo Close Your Eyes [PC] - DigiPen Team Indoor Sunglasses Coffee: A Misunderstanding [Performance] - Deirdra "Squinky" Kiai Henka Twist Caper [PC, Mac, Physical Game] - Origaminc Drei [PC, Mac, Mobile] - Etter Studio Cuppa Quest [iOS] - Team Aet Elbow Room [PC, Mac, Tablet] - Deep Dark Hole Ether One [PC] - White Paper Games FRACT OSC [PC, Mac] - Phosfiend Systems Ice-Bound [iPad and printed book] - Down to the Wire Framed [PC, Mac and iOS] - Loveshack Gemini [TBD] - Team Gemini Grow: The Organic Building Game [Tabletop] - Cricket Games Hack 'N' Slash [PC, Mac and Linux] - Double Fine Productions Heifer Heist [Tabletop Game] - Cow&Duck Studios How Do You Do It? [PC, Mac, Linux and Flash] - Freeman, Butler, Coss, Kittaka iO [PC, Mac, Mobile and Ouya] - Gamious Keep Talking And Nobody Explodes [PC, Rift] - Keep Talking Team Lyne [iOS, Android, PC, Mac and Linux] - Thomas Bowker Metrico [PlayStation Vita] - Digital Dreams Mini Metro [Mobile, PC, Mac and Linux] - Dinosaur Polo Club N++ [PS4] - Metanet Software Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) [PC, Xbox One, PS4] - Upper One Games/E-Line Media Nova-111 [Mac, PC] - Funktronic Labs Tumball [Sport] - Tender Claws Use of Force [VR] - Emblematic Group Private Eye [PC, Rift] - Slacker Games Redshirt [PC, Mac, iPad] - The Tiniest Shark Risk of Rain [PC, Vita, Xbox One] - Hopoo Games, LLC Service [Live Action Roleplaying Game] - Shoshana Kessock/Phoenix Outlaw Slap .45 [Tabletop] - Gnarwhal Studios Soulfill [iOS] - Little Wins LLC Antimatter Matters: A Quantum Physics Board Game (Really!) [Tabletop] - Elbowfish

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