Bringing together makers, doers, and thinkers in digital games.
GLITCH CONNECT is an arts and cultural festival featuring two packed days of powerful keynotes, panels, exhibits, and installations. This festival serves as a catalyst for digital innovation that focuses on building connections between leaders and emerging creative technologists.


Play a sample of previous Minnecade games. Win a pair of GlitchCon17 tickets during video game themed trivia. Eat, drink, and be merry. 7-11pm at participating brewery partners below.

A New Arcade
Select Screen is an international curation of digital games embodying this year’s theme, Neon Noir. Play games with eye-popping visuals, meet makers from all around the world, and more.
Explore Alternate Realities.
Explore the New Dimensions Exhibit, where the latest technologies take center stage. Experience new degrees of immersion, advances in technology, and see where the future of games are heading
No Coins Necessary
Minnecade is your one-stop arcade to jump in and play exciting local, independently made games of all genres and chat directly with their creators.
Bite-size Presentations
SpeedTalks is a series of bite-size presentations given by members of the community- that means you. Each speaker will have exactly 5 minutes and 10 slides to tell a story and share ideas. Enlighten and engage, but be brief about it!