GO423 2019: Who is in the exhibition?

Not quite a complete list but let’s see what you can play this year! All games exhibited by their makers. Come along and chat to the devs – and enjoy our own Zed games “Designer Hot Seat” on all day!

Hit up the Brisbane Powerhouse GO423 page for the public program

Screwtape StudiosDamsel: Cause distress!Our headliner! Enter a fully realised comic book world and help Damsel take on Red Mist, the powerful vampire corporation that’s adding a new (and illegal) ingredient to their popular vampire drink. Uncover the secrets of the new recipe and stop the corporation from achieving their ultimate plan, the total dominance of vampires on Earth!
WitchbeamUnpackingUnpacking is a zen puzzle game about the familiar experience of pulling possessions out of boxes and fitting them into a new home. Part “item Tetris”, part home decoration, you are invited to create a satisfying living space while learning clues about the life you’re unpacking. Over the course of eight house moves, you are given a chance to experience a sense of intimacy with a character you never see and a story you’re never told.
Sad HorsePink Marmalade 2Marmalade (collective noun): An obscure term for an equine herd. Pink Marmalade (noun): What these horsies bleed. Pink Marmalade 2 is a candy gore twin-stick shooter in which the player fights their way through waves of enemies to chase high scores while only ever being a few hits away from losing it all.
Curious BearOn PatrolGame may involve giant robots ...
AtegigBrimstone BrawlersBrimstone Brawlers is an action-packed multiplayer arena brawler set within the dark, grime filled streets of industrial Brimstone. Recent turmoil has erupted into explosive battles between peculiar characters, each with a unique skill set and reason to fight. Choose your favourite brawler to fight your friends, throwing punches, bombs, spells… and shade. Each skill interacts with others, creating dynamic gameplay with the ability to combine chemicals, reflect spells and even knock projectiles out of the sky! 
Chunkybox GamesWildcat Gun MachineWildcat Gun Machine is a dungeon crawler where you take on hordes of nightmare beasts with an extensive arsenal of guns, giant mechs and cute kittens.
Abandoned SheepCat Puzzle GameA work in progress - with cute cats!
Bilbie LabsVirtual MaiwarBilbie Labs have been working away on a special edition of their wonderful Australian Indigenous world for the Brisbane Powerhouse and GO423
GameloftTitle TBA
Mellow GamesBlueberryBlueberry is a colorful, mysterious and tragic narrative platformer game about growing up, growing old and dealing with trauma.
Trick Shot GamesSky SquadronSky Squadron is a one-touch arcade shooter inspired by the arcade classic Starfox and fantasy WW2 era from games such as Crimson Skies, and Studio Ghibli’s “Porco Rosso”. Designed for intuitive play, Sky Squadron provides the experience of a high flying sky-pirate adventure playable on mobile devices. Fly through tropical canyons, raid armoured trains for supplies, and bring the fight to the enemy’s industrial factories.
TBD Game Co.Endless RunnerEndless Runner X may look like just another iOS infinite runner – run, jump, die, repeat - but corrupting the code can create the chance to escape the loop, find new meaning and free our helpless hero! Are you the player with the finger tapping, puzzle solving and system fighting skills to rival them all?
Enderlost StudiosAn Aspie Life: BeginningsAn Aspie Life Beginnings is the prequel to An Aspie Life. Set 9 years before the OG game. Telling the story of how Thales and Aislin first met. The An Aspie Life series is all about autism and trying to recreate what it is like to live with autism. This is done through the innovative mechanics, gameplay, style and sound. For the prequel, you will be able to choose between 3 characters to see their perspective on the world.
Otter Rock GamesZoo MechaThey are happy, they are friendly, they are flexible ... a work in progress game from a new studio
Halfmonster gamesOne Shot WesternIn this one-shot Wild West live action roleplay game, you'll become a Ranger or an Outlaw in this good vs evil battle for the frontier town of Purgatory! You'll get a Job - a Wild West archetype like Prospector, Rustler, even Sheriff or Mayor -, some Guns, Grit and Gumption for resolving your disputes, and a little wealth to bribe with and duel for. It takes minutes to learn but the fun can last for hours! Yeehaw, see ya there!
Domarius GamesHop SquashNewbie friendly, local multiplayer 2-8 player party game, 2D "Mario" style platformer gameplay, where you play cute little animals that squash each other into bloody pieces to rack up the most points! It's fast and frenetic, and super simple controls that even non-gamers can get into with ease!
Tower Tussle TeamTower TussleTower Tussle is a social party game with local competitive multiplayer where players must build towers to reach goals before their opponents. Tower Tussle involves dynamic building mechanics and encourages sabotage of your opponents towers, turning friends into deadly enemies.
LincReed GamesFertile CrescentThe Fertile Crescent is a Real Time Strategy game about the rise and fall of Bronze Age civilisations in the Ancient Near East, where you must manage the delicate balance between having a food surplus and maintaining your army. This is a passion project that has been in development for 30 months. It is playable and a free multiplayer build can be downloaded on itch.io and IndieDB. Estimated release of the full version is 2020.
Martin WallaceTitle in progressMartin Wallace is a professional board game designer with over twenty five years experience in the industry. He has over eighty games to his name and has won multiple awards. His best known designs are Brass, Discworld Ankh Morpork and Steam.
Physical DigitalPrisoner's DilemmaEveryone’s heard of the Prisoners Dilemma... work together as a team or every man for himself.  Prisoners Dilemma The Game is just that. You are a one of four prisoners in Trial Bay Penitentiary, with three guards patrolling your prison. Your aim is to get to your own disarm switch and either disarm the alarm or trigger the silent alarm.  IF everyone disarms the alarm then everyone gets out safely  IF more than one person triggers the silent alarm, causes everyone to lose. IF one prisoner triggers the silent alarm and all other prisoners disarm the alarm, the single prisoner is safe and wins!
Kitsune ProjectThe Girl with the Kitsune ProjectThe Girl with the Kitsune Husband is a story driven 2D game exploring the underworld of the Japanese Yokai and Demons. The players lead a mortal Sakura on a journey to escape the dangers of the world below and the spirits that may wish to harm her by solving puzzles and riddles, and learning secrets about the creatures within.
Chopple KongDusty DiamantaChopper pilots wanted! You'll need to keep an eye on fuel levels and keep your trusty slappers away from trouble, and mate, trouble has a way of finding you sometimes! Nudge the bulls to the yard before the day is done, then hang up your hat with pride as a fully fledged Dusty Diamantina legend! This job has danger written all over it, but we think that you just might have what it takes. Get the dirty job done, have fun, and watch out for snakes!
Retro MediaSpace Invaders DisplayRetro Media bring you Brisbane's own Space Invaders champion! A display of some of their artefacts and a chance to meet the champ in the afternoon