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Kickstarter Announces First Games Fest: GHOST ARCADE

Oct 29, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

| Free

Kickstarter Announces First Games Festival: GHOST ARCADE in New York City

A Halloween-themed celebration of a flourishing community of game creators and players

Free and open to the public in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, Saturday October 29

Brooklyn, NY, 17 October 2016: Kickstarter announced today that it will host its first-ever games festival later this month. Visitors to the Halloween-themed Ghost Arcade will be invited to play a cornucopia of Kickstarter-funded video and tabletop games with the people who created them. The festival, which will be free and open to the public, is happening at BRIC House, 647 Fulton Street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn on Saturday October 29  from 11am to 7pm. The event is free and open to all —no tickets needed — and costumes are encouraged.

Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To celebrate the mind-bending creativity of its games community, Kickstarter has invited some of its favorite independent game designers to share their work at the Ghost Arcade.

There will be 19 video and tabletop games in the lineup, including Super Russian Roulette, Guns of Icarus, Secret Hitler, Monikers, and Empire: The Game of New York. The full lineup and more details on the Kickstarter Games Festival: Ghost Arcade are available at http://kickstarter.events/.

Kickstarter has held a string of free events to celebrate the creative communities it serves, including a recurring film festival in various cities and a summer festival in Fort Greene Park.

Over the past seven years, Kickstarter has changed the way games are made, allowing game designers to take their ideas straight to the public and build a following. More than $540 million has been pledged to games on Kickstarter by 2.3 million people across the globe, funding 8,800 projects.

Kickstarter is the world’s largest funding community for creative projects — everything from films, games, restaurants, and music to art, design, and technology. Kickstarter is full of ambitious, innovative, and imaginative ideas that are brought to life through the direct support of the public. Since its launch in 2009, more than 11 million people have pledged $2.6 billion to support creative projects. Kickstarter is an independent public benefit corporation based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

 

Details

Date:
Oct 29, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://kickstarter.events/

Venue

BRIC Arts Media House
647 Fulton Street
Manhattan, NY United States
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