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ALT+CTRL: Festival of Independent and Alternative Games

October 5 - November 24
Reception October 7, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

A festival celebrating the most passionate and experimentally minded game artists in the world and showcasing the most innovative new concepts in game genres, designs, methodologies, and game play. Over 20 works will be shown, including modded games, hot-rodded game machines, net-based games, and installlations. Special screening of machinima films made "on location" in various games highlight the sheer inventiveness with which game artists are expanding their field.

ALT + CTRL fills a vital niche in the nation's fastest-growing entertainment field by providing a juried venue outside the mainstream game industry to showcase the latest independent and alternative games.

Current participating artists:
Alexander Galloway, Aureia Harvey, Brody Condon, C-Level, collapsicon,
delire and pix, Eddo Stern, Eric Zimmerman, Friedrich Kirschner, gameLab, Geoffrey Thomas, Indie Game Jam, Maia Engeli and Nina Czegledy, Molleindustria, Nick Montfort, Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Olaf Val Mignon, Pappy Boyington, Rebecca Cannon, THE JAB, Yumi-Co

Location: Beall Center for Art and Technology
Hours: Tuesday - Wednesday 12 - 5pm & Thursday - Saturday 12 - 8pm

Contact: (949)824-4339

Directions and additonal festival information:

ALT + CTRL is a joint project of the Game Culture & Technology Lab, The Beall Center for Art and Technology, and Cal-(IT)2, the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, Irvine.