Schedule

    Thursday, November 16

  • Opening Night Party, 8:00pm

    Location: Scratchouse

    Join us at Scratchouse for our opening night party, featuring party videogames brought to us by Bar SK, Australia and music by guest headliner Sleep∞Over.

    21 and up, free with suggested donation.

    Opening Night Party

    Saturday, November 18th

  • Block Five - Into The Breach Developer Commentary, Jar Wars Tournament, 11:00am

    Location: Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, Theater 1

    Justin Ma (FTL) returns to Fantastic Arcade with the turn based Kaiju strategy game Into the Breach, and Patrick Curry + Taco Illuminati blow minds with the 4 player VR deathmatch game Jar Wars.

    Fantastic Arcade Passes required for seating, please arrive before the panel begins. Overflow streaming may be available in Barrel O’ Fun.

    Block Five - Into The Breach Developer Commentary,  Jar Wars Tournament
  • Block 6 - Small Talk, Overpass, and Dig Dog Developer Commentaries, 2:00pm

    Location: Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, Theater 1

    Austin game artists Gabrielle Hoggett (Small Talk), Michael Molinari (Overpass) Rusty Moyher (Dig Dog) join us for their developer commentaries! It’s the Austin Block!

    Fantastic Arcade Passes required for seating, please arrive before the panel begins. Overflow streaming may be available in Barrel O’ Fun.

    Block 6 - Small Talk, Overpass, and Dig Dog Developer Commentaries
  • Block 7 - 10 Beautiful Postcards, Wilmot's Warehouse, and Fernando Ramallo and Nathalie Lawhead Developer Commentaries, 5:00pm

    Location: Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, Theater 1

    The first stateside appearance of Fanastic Arcade Legend Stephen “thecatamites” Gill-Murphy (Space Funeral, Murder Dog IV: Trial of the Murder Dog, Goblet Grotto), plus Richard Hogg (Hohokum) returning with Wilmot’s Warehouse and Fernando Ramallo and Nathalie Lawhead team up for a suprise exhibition.

    Fantastic Arcade Passes required for seating, please arrive before the panel begins. Overflow streaming may be available in Barrel O’ Fun.

    Block 7 - 10 Beautiful Postcards, Wilmot's Warehouse, and Fernando Ramallo and Nathalie Lawhead Developer Commentaries
  • Block 8 - Untitled Goose Game and Below Developer Commentaries, Nidhogg 2 Tournament, 8:00pm

    Location: Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, Theater 1

    Join House House (Michael + Nico + Jake + Stuart) as they show off comedy stealth project Untitled Goose Game, Kris Piotrowski of CAPY, showing the highly anticipated dungeon crawler BELOW and then the ultimate tournament of Fantastic Arcade 2017: Nidhogg 2! Test your skills to win prizes from our friends at Death Waltz Records!

    Fantastic Arcade Passes required for seating, please arrive before the panel begins. Overflow streaming may be available in Barrel O’ Fun.

    Block 8 - Untitled Goose Game and Below Developer Commentaries, Nidhogg 2 Tournament

    Sunday, November 19th

  • Block 9 - Making sounds for Everything... and everything else,Weird Hardware Panel, Wandersong and Blind Drive Developer Panels, 11:00am

    Location: Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, Theater 1

    Join sound designers Eduardo Ortiz (Everything) and Martin Kvale (Fugl) as they make sounds for Everything and Everything else. Followed by our third annual Weird Hardware panel, brought to you once again by Rachel Weil (Electronic Sweet n’ Fun), Andy Reitano (Super Russian Roulette) and Alan Watts (Eye of the Pyramid). Joining them will be Gordon McGladdery(Wandersong), Doron Assayas Terre and Giori Politi(Blind Drive), two more audio-centric games.

    Fantastic Arcade Passes required for seating, please arrive before the panel begins. Overflow streaming may be available in Barrel O’ Fun.

    Block 9 - Making sounds for Everything... and everything else,Weird Hardware Panel,  Wandersong and Blind Drive Developer Panels
  • Block 10 - Disco Bear, Jenny Jiao Hsia, Kyle Reimergartin Developer Commentaries, 2:00pm

    Location: Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, Theater 1

    Brian Handy / Jenny Jiao Hsia / Kyle Reimergartin

    Join USC Games alum Brian Handy (Disco Bear) on a journey of Bears, skates and mirrorballs, followed by Jenny Jiao Hsia (Daily Motions) and Kyle Reimergartin (Fjords) as they unveil their contributions to this year’s premiering Fantastic Arcade games!

    Fantastic Arcade Passes required for seating, please arrive before the panel begins. Overflow streaming may be available in Barrel O’ Fun.

    Block 10 - Disco Bear, Jenny Jiao Hsia, Kyle Reimergartin Developer Commentaries
  • Starcade and Fantastic Arcade Awards, 5:00pm

    Location: Barrel O' Fun

    Join us for our Starcade special, a visit to PHONY ISLAND. Artists from around the world submitted their head-to-head carninval games and 2 lucky contestants will play them for TICKETS that can be exchanged for FABULOUS PRIZES from our pals at Toy Joy! Cheer on your favorite and enjoy libation from our hosts Barrel O’ Fun.

    Directly following Starcade we will announce our coveted Jury and Audience Choice winners from this year’s showcase and spotlight sections!

    Starcade and Fantastic Arcade Awards

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