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IGA services for Dice Tower Con and Gen Con now on sale!

Exciting news, everybody! As of right now, IGA demo time is available for sale to IGA Pro members at both Dice Tower Con 2017 and Gen Con 2017! Members with Pro subscriptions will have exclusive access to purchase time for both of these conventions for the next 30 days, after which any unsold time will also be available to Starter members. If you want the best spots, make sure to go Pro!

We’re also super excited that for the first time, IGA has a Convention Services Store! That’s right, no more kludgey PayPal transfers; you can shop for services right on our website, see exactly what’s available at the moment you purchase, and pay securely in one step with your credit card. We’re incredibly proud of this new site feature, but as with all new software, please let us know if you experience any difficulties whatsoever.

For those of you who haven’t used our services before: the Gen Con “vendor booth demos” are quick, elevator-pitch style game explanations at the vendor booth. We don’t have the space to have people sit down and play, sadly. If you want full games run, you should check out the “scheduled event / demo / tournament” option.

IMPORTANT: We’ve changed up the way we’re doing Gen Con event hall demos this year. At the request/insistence of the Gen Con events team, we will not be running a game library at Gen Con 2017. Instead, we’re doing scheduled events, which seem to draw larger crowds anyway, and guarantee that your game will be on the tables. This move will also help IGA secure bigger booths and better placement in future Gen Cons, helping us sell even more of your games.

We will be maintaining a demo library at Dice Tower Con, in our dedicated IGA demo/vendor room. If you’re a Pro member and you’ve ever sent us games, those games will be available for play at no additional charge. If you’d like to rent one of our demo tables for a scheduled event (and thus, guaranteed plays) you can do so also. This is a fantastic opportunity because you get scheduled event pricing with vendor booth sales opportunities, as we’ll be doing both in the same room.

We are also happy to do sales of Pro members’ games at our vendor booths for both shows. IGA takes a 50/50 revenue split for retail sales. All discounts and show expenses come out of IGA’s cut. If you want to sell games, please ensure you’ve updated your stock permissions and that we have stock in hand no later than three weeks before the convention date. Stock can be shipped to:

Indie Game Alliance
4250 Alafaya Trail #212-204
Oviedo, FL 32765

IGA’s member support team is available to assist with any questions or special requests you might have. Email us at support@indiegamealliance.com or call us at (888)456-6282 (10AM-10PM Eastern) with any questions and we’ll answer them right away!

Or, if you’re ready, you can just sign up for your Dice Tower Con and Gen Con 2017 convention presence right now!

IGA is proud to sponsor Expedition Prototype 2017!

IGA is proud to be an official sponsor of Expedition Prototype 2017, formerly known as Prototype Con. Expedition Prototype is a prototype/playtesting only convention held in February in Kissimmee, FL, and organized by the fantastic folks at Dream Tangibly.

Expedition Prototype is planning the following events that you can be a part of:

  • A series of design and publishing workshops and publisher interviews
  • Door prizes
  • Most importantly, playtesting and more playtesting!

Here’s how members can get involved:

  1. Buy a ticket if you can attend. If you can’t, no worries – your game still can!
  2. If you want to playtest your game in person at the event, register your game now. Spots are limited, and they’re cheaper before January 15, so hurry up and register. If you want IGA to run it for you, contact your account representative for hourly pricing.
  3. If you can’t make the event, you can register your game for their playtest library. Spots are limited for this as well. IGA will be happy to help support any member whose game is in the library with player assistance during the event. If IGA already has a copy of the game, we will bring it to the event so you don’t have to send an additional copy. If you’re sending them a copy, we can take it after the show for future demos if you like.
  4. If your game is available for publication, send us some sell sheets to hand out to interested publishers.
  5. Come by our info table and hang out with us!

Local Minions, we’d love to see you at the event too! Loot Points are available for playtesting games at the show! If you file at least 8 hours’ worth of IGA playtest reports, we’ll  reimburse your $20 badge!