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Early Registration Closing for IGC 2005.


September 14, 2005 Eugene, OR GarageGames announces the final few days of early registration for IndieGamesCon (IGC) 2005 will end on Friday, September 16th, 2005. The current registration price for the fourth annual IndieGamesCon is $195. On September 17th, the price will go to $250 for the three-day pass.

For this year's conference on October 7-9th, Microsoft Casual Games will be the title sponsor and will host the Saturday Night Live LAN Party as well as the Sunday Player's Choice Award Ceremony and Lunch. Oberon Games will be sponsoring a special Saturday Keynote Luncheon with discussions on the state of the industry. Ageis will sponsored a special session on Novodex SDK. And for the first time, on Friday Night (October 7), there will be a micro-brew and "Hasselhoff" board game night, sponsored by PlayFirst.

IGC provides a great opportunity for programmers, artist and indie entrepreneurs to make connections and network during the fun and informal gathering. Game developers everywhere will not want to miss this year's exciting lineup covering a wide range of topics; legal issues for game studios, console development strategy, panel discussions about starting your own game studio, teaching "insider" tricks about game animation, marketing strategies for casual games, a dedicated track devoted to the Torque Development Platform, and much more.

Early registration is online and costs $195 for a three-day pass, including sessions, t-shirt, LAN parties and beverage of choice for those registering before September 16th, 2005. Space is limited, so reservations will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration after September 16th will be $250. More information is available at www.indiegamescon.com

About GarageGames:
GarageGames mission is to change the way games are made and played. GarageGames provides the technology, community and market to empower game makers to build commercial quality multiplatform games. Known for bringing the Torque Game Engine to independent developers for $100, GarageGames is located in Eugene, Oregon and on the web at www.garagegames.com. GarageGames is also the presenter of the annual IndieGamesCon on October 7-9th, 2005.

About IndieGamesCon:
IndieGamesCon (IGC) is a fun, informal and informative gathering of independent game developers from around the world. IGC is designed to be a summit meeting of like-minded developers with the shared goal to focus on collaboration and building community. Along with sessions on game art, technology, tools and business. The event has a central ShowOFF center open to developers to play-test and showcase current prototypes, demos and newly released games.

Posted by Directory of Games on September 15.


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