Videogame & Tabletop Game Design and Crowdfunding

The Portland Indie Game Squad and Victory Condition Arcade present a games festival celebrating the integration of games, design, art, and technology in collaboration with independent developers. Come participate in the multifaceted medium of games through design and play!

Sunday the 5th @ Puppet Labs
PIGSquad Meeting 7pm-9pm

Join the Portland Indie Game Squad and Design Week Portland in an evening of sharing resources, professional networking opportunities, and needs for our community. This is an inclusive environment for all to seek the educational, professional, and fun moments they're looking for!
Come prepared to show off your game-related projects, ask for help on projects, and see what others are working on! We will be hosting Dustforce and Spire team member Terence Lee as he discusses game design in our special DWP meeting, a queer games showcase, and discussion on all sorts of past and future events. This event is free and open to all.
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Sunday the 5th @ Vancouver Hilton
The Victory Condition Arcade 9am-9pm

The Victory Condition Arcade is back for its second installment! Support your local Portland game designers and programmers and see what’s on the horizon in the way tabletop and digital offerings. Game Lab Oregon will be running tabletop playtesting in various stages of development to play. Admission is free!
1am - 3pm
Join us for an afternoon of game design discussions, activities, peer critique, and playtesting.
3pm - 8pm
Come playtest a variety of tabletop and digital games! The GameStorm Game Library will also be present with a number of tabletop titles to choose from.
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Tuesday the 7th @ Puppet Labs
Crowdfunding Strategies, Stories, and Successes w/ PIGSquad & Design Week Portland 6:30pm-9pm

The Portland Indie Game Squad and Design Week Portland present crowdfunding guru Kent Nichols and Cartoon Network developers SleepNinja Games in discussions about crowdfunding to build audience and raise money for your creative project, sharing strategies, stories, and successes along the way.
Kent Nichols is a contentrepreneur working at Maker Studios and supporting on the board of the International Academy of Web Television and LA Makerspace. Follow him at @kentnichols on Twitter.
SleepNinja Games is the Portland-based game development studio behind the Kickstarter-funded, Cartoon Network-published game Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake. Find more information about the team, Monsters, and upcoming projects at
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Event Organizer

Portland Indie Game Squad, Pixel Arts Game Education, Game Lab Oregon, and Victory Condition Arcade

The Portland Indie Game Squad is a community for game makers and players, providing events, resources, and networking opportunities!

  • Sunday, October 05
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 05
    9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 07
    6:30 PM to 9:00 PM