Boston FIG had over 2,000 attendees this year

East Coast Indie event continues to grow

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It felt like at least half of the videogame side of the show floor at PAX East 2014 was made up of indie games. The Indie Megabooth used to be a tiny side show. Now its pretty much a show unto itself. It was easy to think that a purely indie game event may do just as well if not better than PAX East if it were managed the right way. 

Oddly enough, a event like that already exists. The Boston Festival of Indie Games has been around for a  while now, and it gets bigger every year. We talked to Dan Silvers, co-director of the show and creator of upcoming historical stealth game Children of Liberty about how Boston FIG has grown, casting Ashly Burch in his game, and a lot more. 

Then a lady appeared to grow out of his back and she talked to us. 

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Destructoid Contributor - Jonathan Holmes has been a media star since the Road Rules days, and spends his time covering oddities and indies for Destructoid, with over a decade of industry experience "Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Just like in a Gameboy game... a nice tight little world... and all its inhabitants... made out of little building blocks... Why can't these little pixels be the building blocks for love..? For loss... for understanding"- James Kochalka, Reinventing Everything part 1 "I wonder if James Kolchalka has played Mother 3 yet?" Jonathan Holmes
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