From dramatic adventures through ancient caves and challenging geometric puzzles to intense multiplayer battles in space, Minnecade features a refreshing mix of locally-crafted projects from Minnesota-based game makers and artists. Best part: No Coins Necessary.
Light snacks will be served. A cash bar equipped with soda, juice, and alcoholic beverages will be available all evening
Minnecade is the official launch party of GlitchCon, an arts and cultural festival that brings together makers, doers, and thinkers in digital games. Embracing the inquisitive and innovative, GlitchCon sparks inspiration through interdisciplinary talks, curious exhibits, and playful spaces.
2018 Minnecade Selection
Anodyne 2: Return to Dust
In this sequel to 2013’s Anodyne, play as Nova, a cleaner tasked with shrinking inside people to clean dangerous Nano Dust. Explore a lush 3D world, then shrink into 2D gameplay. Navigate these unsettling and beautiful microscopic zones using your vacuum to suck up and shoot enemies!
Journey across the galaxy to stop Dark Gunner, shoot your way through hordes of his robotic enemies, and thread the needle as you dodge a flurry of bullets in Astral Gunners. Push your skills to the limit attempting to achieve the highest score possible, with intuitive yet deep character mechanics.
Nimble Gorilla LLC
Automaza is a logic-based puzzle game for virtual reality. Navigate your robot through a series of obstacle courses.
Demon's Hymn 2: Prelude of Night
Prepare to battle your way through a dark forest, a winding cave, and a cursed swamp in order to slay the demon priests. Gain new abilities as you progress! DH2 has a few upgrades from its predecessor, including a lives/checkpoint system, three levels, and three bosses. Go slay some demons!
HEADBANG for ammo and shred your friends! Frantically DRAG your emerging soul back to your corpse to revive and get revenge! EleMetals is a gnarly Local Multiplayer platforming deathmatch for 2-4 Players 🤘
Flailure is a 4-player competition for the crown with unconventional medieval combat. With hookshot powered flail in hand, take on your friends in fast paced physics combat. Will you be king or just end up a flailure?
HUNT/ED is a two-player strategy thriller for Android and iOS. Play as the hunter, stalking your prey and laying traps for them to stumble into, or as the survivor, searching the map for a way to call help and escape.
HyperDot is an action arcade game where you must dodge EVERYTHING!
Evade enemies and test your skills in over 100 trials in campaign mode, outlast your friends in multiplayer battles, or build custom challenges with the level editor.
Icarus the Space Dog
Icarus the Space Dog crash landed on the Moon, and it’s your team’s mission to rescue him.
Created by SciGirls Aja, A’mya, Jolie, and Nasya.
Joggernauts is a new kind of cooperative action-platformer about trying NOT to kill your friends. Switch the order of the alien athletes as your group jogs through tricky color-coded worlds. Question the nature of the universe as your team crumbles under the weight of a three button game!
NASCAR Heat 3
NASCAR Heat 3 brings official stock car racing to consoles & PC for the 2018-2019 season. Jump into the game in Quick Race or race against a friend in Split Screen. Discover the joy of authentic NASCAR racing that scales from beginner to expert with options including race length, pitting, stage racing, flags, simulation driving, and so much more.
Newt One rewards you for how much life you bring to the game world, not how much life you take from it. Embodying your progress through color and music, you play as Newt, a new tone in a musical land that has fallen to the Great Slumber. Restore your realm’s music, life, and color!
Optica is a mind-bending puzzle game of logic and illusion.
Embracing simplicity with geometric design, Optica reveals puzzles in complex and mind-bending ways. From curious shapes and optical illusions to unexpected perspectives, Optica puts spatial thinking to the test through 70+ challenging levels.
Pinbrawl is a local multiplayer pinball deathmatch game featuring juicy, cartoon-like action and hilarious physics-based characters used to smack the ball around colorful, 4-way pinball tables and score on your friends.
Rapala Fishing - Daily Catch
Get hooked with the best fishing game available, Rapala® Fishing – Daily Catch! Dive in and experience the thrill of realistic 3D fishing at 24 different locations. Fill your tackle box with authentic Rapala gear to lure in the big ones. Upgrade your gear and become an experienced fisher to show-off your skills. The waters await!
Remy Ripple & Kyren Stray
Escape your strange greenhouse by solving puzzles using rose shaped clones made from your blood! Made for a two person game jam between Remy Ripple and Kyren Stray around the themes “two of the same” and “outnumbered.”
Washed Up is a physics based arcade game set on the high seas. Dodge angry sea creatures as you collect treasure, items, and upgrades! The ocean grows more dangerous with each passing day…
In Widget Satchel, you are Sprocket, a pet ferret on a space station in the far future. Escape your playpen and make your way to the shuttlebay with the most stuff!
A platformer perfect for gamers who want a challenge, and for gamers who just want to knock stuff over and get into trouble!