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Independent Video Game Developer Convention

September 27th - 28th 2024

At CineCity Studios in Chicago, IL

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New School Meets Old School

The Heroes that make the worlds we love and the characters we love to play celebrate YOU!
The next level of game developers can network, learn, and collaborate with their childhood inspirations and studio aspirations! 

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12 Classes Over 2 Days

Instructors, Training, Demos 

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Tournament of Champions

Epic Tournaments with Prizes

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Panels on Current Topics

Industry Experts, Q&A, Keynotes

Showcase YOUR Game!

Indie Dev Interviews 

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Indie Dev Day

Classes, Industry Learning & Recruiters

Friday

September 27th, 2024, 11am -7pm

-Vendors, Sponsors, Recruiters, and Artist Alley

-Labs/Education -Classes -Solo Talks - Panels

-Experiences (VR/AR/LED/UNREAL ENGINE) -Trailers -Game Launches -Demos -Live Stream -Retro Arcade - 

-Vendors, Sponsors, Recruiters, and Artist Alley

-Celebrity Heroes of Past and Present Meet & Greet/Autographs

-Labs / Education -Retro Arcade -Competitions & Prizes for High Score -Live Stream -Interviews -Catered Food for VIP Tables

-Food Trucks with Speciality Options from (The Video Game Chef)

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Tournament and Awards Day

Learn, Share, and Discover

Saturday

September 28th, 2024, 11am - 7pm.
+ After Party: 7:30pm -11pm (in house)

-Vendors, Sponsors, Recruiters, and Artist Alley

-Competitions & Prizes for High Score -Celebrity Heroes of Past and Present Meet & Greet/Autographs -Keynote Speakers -TOURNAMENTS Commencing throughout the day

-Labs/Education -Bands -Classes -Panels -Experiences (VR/AR/LED/UNREAL ENGINE) -Trailers -Game Launches

-Demos -Live Stream -Interviews -Retro Arcade

-Competitions & Prizes for High Score -Award Show

-Food Trucks with Speciality Options from (the video game Chef) -After party 

From Podcast to Convention

The Heroes of Gaming Team's Mission

This convention is produced with the same mission as the podcast.  Dedicated to the elevation, recognition, and education of video game entrepreneurs, lifetime achievement of legacy workers, breakout hits, the many unheard voices and unsung 'Heroes' of the gaming community.  We are proud to work alongside the awesome team at CineCity Studios who share our support of this community.

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