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Indie Game Developer

Deadline: Nov 14, 2021 11:59 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Nov 19, 2021 4:00 pm - Nov 21, 2021 4:00 pm
Orlando, Florida

About the event

Free Play Florida 2021 is a three day celebration of the history, artistry, competition, and creation of electronic gaming of all kinds driven by the enthusiastic gamers of the south east. Over 250 arcades, pinball games, consoles and countless things to learn, play and see! This November 19th thru the 21st, Free Play Florida is being held at the beautiful Caribe Royale Resort conveniently located off 417 at World Center Drive. All of your classic and current pinball and arcade games will be on display in the brand new 33,000 square foot Palms Ballroom, all set to free play! Join the pinball tournament and compete with the best in the state of Florida, sit in on our speaker panels that include industry icons, and visit our valued vendors selling games, memorabilia, and some of the coolest themed art on the planet! “Free Play” is defined as “a setting on a gaming machine that allows it to be played without quarters or tokens.” When you join us at Free Play Florida, your admission includes unlimited “Free Play” gaming on hundreds of machines, including your favorite classic arcade cabinets, some of the most popular pinball machines of the last several decades, many of the hottest new arcade titles, and - of course- access to all of the other amazing entertainment and educational options we’ve put together for you! FPF is a presentation of the Byte Amusement Group, a Florida Non-Profit Organization run by volunteers.
Byte Amusement Group, Inc
Byte Amusement Group, Inc

About the registration

Free Play Florida November 19-21, 2021 Indie Game Developer Application This year Free Play Florida is back and better than ever. Join us as we celebrate the shopping malls and arcades of the 80’s with this year’s fun and funky theme, Back to the Mall! Please read all the content below as it will provide helpful information on how you can participate. Indie Game Developer Requirements: We are looking for Indie Game Developers to showcase at this year’s event. You must have a working game or program that our attendees can sample and bring your own setup to the event. We believe that our event will be a great opportunity for our participants to engage with a dynamic community of gaming enthusiasts and hobbyists. Indie Game Developer Table Information: (One) Table - 6 foot, with linens (Two) Chairs (Two) 3-Day Passes to Free Play Florida (additional passes can be purchased through Eventeny) Internet Connection - is an additional optional charge and not required Pricing: Free Play Florida is a presentation of Byte Amusement Group, a nonprofit organization. Our nonprofit supports the local developer community by offering a free table at Free Play Florida to approved Indie Game Developers. Should you require internet the cost is as followed, $30 for wireless or $50 for hardwired. Payment: Payment is due within 30 days of your acceptance if internet is needed. Cancellation/No Show: Any cancellations need to be submitted by November 1, 2021. Indie Game Developers who decide to no show without notifying Free Play Florida will not be eligible to participate at future events. Late cancellations and no shows will be charged a $50 fee. Hours of operation: Indie Game Developers tables are expected to remain open for business throughout all three days of the event, during all posted operating hours. Delayed openings and premature closings are considered unacceptable without prior notification to and approval from Free Play Florida organizers. Friday, November 19th 4:00pm-11:00pm Saturday, November 20th 10:00am-10:00pm Sunday, November 21st 10:00am-4:00pm Indie Game Developer Setup: The show hall will be open for setup Friday, November 19th, 2021 starting at 10 AM. You must check-in upon arrival to receive your table assignment and badges prior to unloading. The show hall will officially open at 4:00pm on Friday to ticket holders. Our team asks that each vendor is setup and ready for ticket holders no later than 3:30pm. Please keep this in mind and plan accordingly. Other Information: Restrooms are available in the ballroom lobby just outside the show floor. During select hours the venue will have food available for purchase in the ballroom lobby. Sit down dining and a quick service eatery are also available in the main lobby of the hotel. Parking for day guests is set by the venue at $15 per day, with no reentry. If you’ve booked a room at the resort it is included in your stay. Jury Process: Free Play Florida will be utilizing a Jury Process this year to assist in curating our participants. We are looking to offer our attendees a variety of different experiences with a focus on gaming and pop culture. Notifications will go out to applicants in August 2021. We are only able to offer a limited amount of free Indie Game Developer tables. Anyone not selected may be placed on the waitlist should a space become available. Legal Stuff: By submitting this application, you agree to the following terms listed as follows: I, the undersigned, agree to the terms and conditions of participating in Free Play Florida event hosted by Byte Amusement Group and release and hold harmless Byte Amusement Group from all claims, or action, which may hereafter occur by reason of any damage, loss or injury which may be sustained by the undersigned in consequences of being allowed to participate in Free Play Florida event. I also give Byte Amusement Group the right to use any photographs submitted by me or acquired from the internet for the purpose of advertising, web use and promotion of the show. Thank you for your interest in participating at Free Play Florida.


$50 Late Cancellation or No Show Fee $0 This fee will only be charged if the participating developer cancels past the deadline or is a no show. Any cancellations need to be submitted by November 12, 2021. Indie Game Developers who decide to no show without notifying Free Play Florida will not be eligible to participate at future events.
$30 Internet Wirelss (Optional) $0
$50 Internet Wired (Optional) $0

Questions on the registration

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Please describe your game or program that you would like to showcase.
  • About the Developer

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 1
  • Each application must include at least 1 photo of your game/program or booth set-up.

Main Floor Plan

Free Play Florida houses 32,000 feet of electronic gaming history and interactivity! Hundreds of pinball machines, arcade games, computers, and consoles from the very beginning to today.
Indie Game Developer
Indie Game Developer
Free Play Florida Retro Gaming Expo
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