August 6th @
Babycastles
An all-day indie games tournament
Players are placed into one of three teams!!!
 
GAMES
Videoball Particle Mace Star Versus Yo Fight My Mans BANG BANG BANG! Chirp Club Snacats Hecticube Brolly Folly
SCHEDULE
11:30 AM Get to the Choppa!!! East River (see map)
A one mile road race between Joe Salina of Babycastles, Tim Rogers of Action Button Entertainment, Toni Pizza of Indiecade East, Gwynna Forgham-Thrift of NYU Game Center, Nick Fortugno of Come Out & Play, Mark Kleeb of Death By Audio Arcade and Nick Montfort of Synchrony. The winner takes a victory lap in a helicopter that circles the Statue of Liberty, and they ride to the tournament in a private car. The losers swipe themselves into the subway.

1 PM Helicopter Pier 6 (see map)
The winner of the race is crowned and sent on a 15-minute helicopter ride around the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Governor's Island.

2:30 PM Marshmallow Eating Contest Babycastles
Live marshmallow eating contest between Jesse, Chortle and Han! Visuals by Jónó Mí Ló. Hosted by Coach Kyle.

3 PM - 7 PM Free Play / Official Matches / Robot Pageant Babycastles, Hack Manhattan
Let the games begin! Matches are held continuously at stations around Babycastles. Practice with friends or challenge players from other teams to official matches! As official matches are played, results are added to a live team point count. On the main screen, games rotate every hour and live commentators announce the action. Across the hall, build robots for a beauty pageant using supplies from the public bins.
3 PM Snacats Babycastles Main Screen
4 PM Yo Fight My Mans
5 PM Particle Mace
6 PM Videoball
7 PM Closing Ceremony Babycastles
We gather in the main space and place the representatives on the podium next to their team's MVP. Creators of Killer Queen, Nik Mikros and Josh Debonis, will be joining us to crown the champion of Super Hot Ronny's Rumble! Afterward, we break the piñata.

9 PM After Party Babycastles
Music by TBA. Tickets sold separately!

Host: Babycastles Organizer: Frank DeMarco Game Designers: Action Button Entertainment, Andy Wallace, Studio Dustmop, Prashast Thapan, Sophie Houlden, Graham Reid, Mike Lazer-Walker, Sparklin' Labs, Alexander Perrin Videography: Xin Jiang, Carlos Parreno, Helen Galioto, Katrina Allick Refreshments: Sam Johnston --- Montage: Jónó Mí Ló Actors: Kyle Keller, Han Deckard, Chortle the Tortle, Jesse Brasero Athletes: Joe Salina, Tim Rogers, Toni Pizza, Mark Kleeb, Gwynna Forgham-Thrift, Nick Fortugno, Nick Montfort, Salem Naim Robot Pageant: Hack Manhattan, Richard Adem, Sine Astrid Morris, Johnny Lee --- Commentators: Faviola Lopez, Helen Galioto, Todd Anderson, Krissy Rubbles, Dennis Ilagan, Karl Hohn, Ilya Zarembsky, Tim Rogers Tech: John Bruneau, Robin Enrico, Todd Anderson Scorekeeping: Roman Kalinovsky Scoreboard: Richard Adem, Sine Astrid Morris Sound Engineering: Carlos Parreno, Karl Hohn --- Photography: EMi Spicer Promotion: Prashast Thapan, NYU Game Center, Helen Galioto, Faviola Lopez, Katrina Allick Consultants: Stephen Lawrence Clark, EMi Spicer, Lauren Gardner, Charles Reinhardt, Ilya Zarembsky Construction: Sonya Belakhlef Streaming: Otis Denner-Kenny
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