We’re bringing together developers and publishers from all over the gaming industry, and they can’t wait to show you what they’ve been working on.
2021 Exhibitor Index:
Publisher: Blowfish Studios
Developer: WhaleFood Games, Drakkar Dev, Sky Machine, ARTillery, Pixelation, One Man Left
Platform: Steam, GOG, PS4, PS5, XB1, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, Mac App Store
Genre: Sports Multiplayer, Mech Action, Stealth Action, Point-and-Click Adventure, Arena Shooter, Turn-Based Tactics
Blowfish Studios is an Award-Winning Developer & Publisher of interactive entertainment based in Sydney, Australia. We are excited to be part of Animoca Brands, the leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification.
Guile & Glory: Firstborn
Developer: Elston Studios
Genre: Turn-Based Tactics
Make the battlefield your weapon to vanquish monstrous foes in turn-based, tactical combat. Explore the mysterious Drowned Lands in a tale of heroic fantasy inspired by the arcade classics of old.
Alliance of the Sacred Suns
Developer: KatHawk Studios
Publisher: Hooded Horse
Platform: PC, Steam
Alliance of the Sacred Suns joins 4X and grand strategy with RPG elements. Take the role of the newly crowned ruler of an interstellar empire on the brink of collapse. Unite the feuding noble houses, protect your people against invasion, and revive the glory of your fading empire.
Developer: LAI Games
Publisher: LAI Games
Platform: PCVR (Steam)
Genre: Simulation, Management, Arcade
Build, customise and decorate your arcade to attract customers and build Reputation. Fill your venue with officially licensed arcade games, and play solo or against friends.
Developer: Stutter Fox Studios
Publisher: Hooded Horse
Platform: PC, Steam
Conquer a vast procedurally generated star system in Falling Frontier, a sci-fi RTS where intel and logistics are decisive factors. Design ships and raid enemy supply lines, lay minefields and construct recon stations, and ambush enemy forces within asteroid fields and nebulae.
Developer: Euphoric Brothers
Publisher: Euphoric Brothers
Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux
Genre: RPG, Adventure, Indie, Open World, Exploration, Point & Click
The zombie apocalypse has started, contained, cured, and ended. The Ex-zombies are back to being humans and are now perfectly normal except they are still coloured green and things aren't as simple anymore.
Developer: Barrel Smash Studios
Genre: Strategy, Survival, Tower Defense, Real-Time Tactics, Adventure
Summon Elementals and Evolve them into mighty defenders as you discover new upgrades and spells to unleash in battle. A lane-defense wave survival adventure with overcharged boss fights, and legions of skeletons to zap, burn and crush!
Strategic Mind: Fight for Freedom
Developer: Starni Games
Publisher: Starni Games
Genre: Turn-based Strategy
Strategic Mind: Fight for Freedom is a history-driven turn-based strategy set in WW2. Take command of the Allied forces and protect your homeland and the whole of Europe from totalitarian madness. Form armies. Win battles. Change history.
Developer: Pavonis Interactive
Publisher: Hooded Horse
Platform: PC, Steam
An alien invasion has fractured humanity into seven ideological factions each with a unique vision for the future. Lead your chosen faction to take control of Earth’s nations, expand across the Solar System, and battle enemy fleets in tactical combat.
The Wandering Village
Developer: Stray Fawn Studio
Publisher: Stray Fawn Studio
Platform: PC, Xbox
Genre: Simulation, City-Building, Strategy
A city-builder on the back of a giant, wandering creature.
Developer: New Belgium Brewing
Publisher: Voodoo Ranger
Platform: Now Available Australia
Genre: Craft Beer, IPA, Best Served Chilled, 18+
Born dead in the USA, brewed fresh in Australia. America’s #1 name in IPA and proud sponsor of PAX AU online 2021 Voodoo Ranger - now selling at great crafty beer establishments near you! @voodoorangerau #liverangerously
Developer: Proxy Studios
Publisher: Proxy Studios
Platform: PC (Steam)
Genre: Strategy, 4X, RPG, Indie, Simulation, Survival, Sci-Fi, Turn-Based, Co-Op
ZEPHON is a post-apocalyptic 4X strategy game built on Proxy’s unique tactical combat system. What will you do to survive?
A Township Tale
Developer: Alta VR
Publisher: Alta VR
Platform: PC, Quest 2
Genre: Virtual Reality, Multiplayer, RPG, Adventure, Simulation
A Township Tale is an open-world RPG designed specifically for VR. Explore the world, master your craft, and forge your tale.
A Township Tale is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Developer: Mellow Games
Genre: Story Rich
Go on a journey through a woman’s mind from birth to death in this emotional story platformer. Climb the Tower of Life and gather the pieces of Blueberry's shattered memories, find the missing ones and unravel the mystery of her trauma.
Blueberry is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Developed by: Jordan Mochi
Genre: Action Adventure, Survival Horror
During the First World War, a lone French soldier must navigate twisted trenches, scavenge for limited supplies and solve complex puzzles - all whilst fighting for survival in the midst of mankind’s most brutal and horrifying conflict. CONSCRIPT is a new take on classic survival horror.
CONSCRIPT is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Developer: James Allen
Feel the thrill of racing like never before with DRiFT, the next level in tabletop racing for 2-4 players, featuring the exciting world of drift racing!
DRiFT is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Developer: Guf Studios
Publisher: Guf Studios
Platform: Tabletop Simulator
Genre: Strategy Board Game
Floating Floors is a tactical game of balance and cunning. Players compete to be the first to collect all their chits by creating a stable path, balancing floors and sabotaging opponents.
Floating Floors is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Developer: DragonBear Studios
Publisher: Asmodee Digital
Genre: Simulation, Action, Co-Op
Run a Magical Inn with friends! Taram's family Inn has been stolen by an evil wizard! To reclaim your family's legacy, team up with friends, manage your inn, brew potions, cook, and fight in a magical co-op inn adventure for 1-4 players.
Innchanted is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Genre: Fantasy Card Game
Kingless is a fast-paced and easy-to-learn card game designed to capture the imagination! You will compete against 1 - 5 friends in snappy 20 minute games, the goal is to obtain the highest influence and become King earning an advantage in the next round.
Kingless is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Developer: Keith D Franks III
Publisher: Cutlass Boardgames
Platform: Steam - Tabletop Simulator
Genre: Word Games
Drop Letters. Make Words. Score Points.
Letter Drop is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Mars First Logistics
Developer: Ian MacLarty
Publisher: Ian MacLarty
Genre: Simulation, Physics, Space
Mars First Logistics is an open world physics simulation game where you deliver a wide variety of awkwardly shaped cargo between remote outposts using your own mechanical creations. Earn credits, unlock new technology, and use your ingenuity to help establish a new colony on Mars!
Mars First Logistics is an Indie Showcase Winner.
Vault of the Void
Developer: Spider Nest Games
Genre: Roguelite Card Game
A Roguelite Card Game with a large focus on planning. Manage your deck at anytime, and infuse your cards with power Void Stones to give them new abilities!
Vault of the Void is an Indie Showcase Winner.
64 Ways of Being
Platform: iOS, Android
Genre: Urban Play
See Melbourne through new eyes as laneways, streets, parks and rivers transform into live, playable experiences.
Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE)
Developer: Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE)
Get into Games and Film development with the experts at AIE.
Animeworks is all things Anime from Japan. We stock a massive range of Anime figurines, plush toys, model kits, Studio Ghibli merchandise and more from leading brands such as Banpresto, SEGA, Furyu, Taito, Good Smile Company, Square Enix, Sun Arrow and many others.
Developer: Mark Phillips
Platform: Linux, Windows
Genre: D&D Style RPG
Antiqua Orbis is building an infrastructure to enable a shared revenue stream for players, Dungeon Masters and scenario creators.
Developer: Ardacious Pty Ltd
Platform: iOS & Android for Gameplay, Windows and MacOS for Game Master Creation Kit
Genre: Fantasy, TTRPG
The first augmented reality app for tabletop roleplaying games, Ardent Roleplay brings virtual scenery, creature, character and prop models to your face-to-face and online games. Show each player what their character sees to deepen immersion and stop the metagaming!
Whether you’re broadcasting to thousands, recording your latest project, or playing out a new adventure on your own, there’s an Audio-Technica product to make it sound the best it possibly can.
With a variety of new content creation microphones, headphones, and gaming headsets available, there’s never been a better time to work, create or play, with Audio-Technica.
Australian STEM Video Game Challenge
The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge aims to facilitate student engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics. To develop vital skills for the future through designing, building and testing an original video game.
Badly Described Movies
Developer: Bragging Rights Studio
Publisher: A&O Distribution
Platform: Board Game
The family party game where you try and decipher the name of the movie based on the vague, misleading description of it.
Developer: Michael Parker and Lance Jackson
Genre: Tabletop Miniatures
Laser cut and Printed Terrain for RPG's and Miniatures Games.
Belt It Out!
Developer: Ortum Games
Genre: Puzzle, Casual
Race against time to make paths out of randomised conveyor belts. Get those goods to the exit or you'll be fired!
Breath of the Wild meets Monkey Island in Bilkins' Folly – a top down treasure-hunting puzzle game set in the 1700s with an emphasis on cartography, exploration and narrative.
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia
With a legacy dating back to the 1800s, Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is the nation’s most prominent design school. With our industry connections, we’re Australia’s only Higher Education provider part of the PlayStation® First Academic Development Program.
Developer: Bela Inkster
Publisher: Inkster Games
Genre: Party Games
A game of bad language, crazy drawings and hilarious mistakes.
From the creators of F**k. The Game – the original Aussie swearing game.
Developer: Campaign Coins
Genre: Tabletop Roleplaying
Treasure worthy of your greatest adventures! Beautiful metal coins for tabletop fantasy roleplaying games.
CardTastic Collectables and Gaming
CardTastic is dedicated to bringing you the latest collectable and gaming products. We also do 3D prints of a large range of miniatures, including buildings and can do custom prints.
Publisher: Vesuvius Media & Meeple
Platform: Board Game
Build your castles, set up your troops, load your catapults and use your cunning tactics to win the day!
Cherry ships NBA, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Magic The Gathering Cards worldwide. Online since 2009, buy online or in store at 129 King Street, Melbourne. Just a 5 minute walk from Southern Cross station.
Developer: Tyler Johnson
Publisher: Self Published
Platform: Physical Cards, Tabletop
Genre: Social, Party Games, Icebreaker
Curious humans is all about getting to know your fellow humans and having great conversations. First customise your game with colour coded categories then players take turns reading statements, the other players then have to guess if that statement is TRUE or FALSE.
Developer: Melting Parrot
Publisher: Melting Parrot
Platform: PC - Steam
Genre: Action Adventure, Horror
Dap is a horror-action-adventure about gathering and protecting a pack of fragile creatures called Daps. Lead your Daps to safety through an eerily beautiful world, fighting off threats, solving puzzles, and avoiding the infection that twists your companions into something alien and terrifying…
Platform: PC via Steam, Epic Games
Genre: Platformer, Metroidvania, Soulslike, Action-Adventure
Dark Light is a Sci-fi 2D action-platformer, metroidvania, souls-like game. Explore the apocalypse cyberpunk world full of supernatural beings, some of them are only visible in the light source of your drones. Kill, gain, upgrade, get stronger in the dark world!
Detective: City of Angels
Developer: Evan Derrick
Publisher: Van Ryder Games
Platform: Board Games - Tabletop
Genre: Mystery, Deduction
Detective: City of Angels, set in the dark and violent world of 1940s Los Angeles, is a game of mystery, deception, and investigation for 1–5 players.
Dragon Ball Heroes Australia
Developer: Dragon Ball Heroes Australia
The birthplace of Super Dragon Ball Heroes cards in Australia. These cards are a collectors dream, with the most incredible artwork, textured foiling and overall card quality out there.
Developer: Black Salt Games
Genre: Adventure RPG
Dredge is a fishing adventure with a sinister undercurrent. Sell your catch, upgrade your vessel and dredge the depths for long-buried relics. Explore the stories of the strange locals and discover why some things are best left forgotten.
Eastern Market Murder
Developer: True Crime Games
Platform: iOS, Android
Genre: Narrative, Mystery, Adventure, True Crime, AR
Based on an intriguing true crime from 1899, Eastern Market Murder is an augmented reality game that challenges you to step back in time to solve the crime! Play from home or at the actual crime scenes in Melbourne, Australia.
Elden: Path of the Forgotten
Developer: Onerat Games
Publisher: Neon Doctrine
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch
Genre: Action Adventure, RPG, Horror
Guide Elden on a mission across a blighted land to save their mother from ancient horrors. Engage in brutal, technical, combat and master eldritch magics as you walk the Forgotten Path.
Publisher: Future Friends
Platform: PC, Xbox
Master a truly alien traversal system and move through enigmatic and desolate alien landscapes in ways you've never experienced.
Use gravity and momentum to reach colossal speeds and exhilarating heights.
Fantasy Town Regional Manager
Developer: Caps Collective
Platform: Steam (Windows, Mac & Linux)
Genre: Fantasy, Town-builder, Roguelite, Card-based, Satire, Strategy
Run a fantasy town for adventurers. Save it from monsters. Save it from itself. Watch it crumble to dust. Do it all again.
Developer: Wade Dyer
Genre: Science Fiction
An Australian made tabletop RPG set in a post-post-apocalyptic science-fiction setting. With fantasy, gothic horror and pirate spin off settings.
Gameway is a board game furniture business, based right here in Melbourne! We pride ourselves on making the most customizable and highest quality gaming tables in Australia.
Government of South Australia
South Australia has the best post-production, digital and visual effects (PDV) rebate in Australia with 10% off the cost, on top of the Federal Government’s 30% rebate.
Grim Hollow: The Players Guide
Developer: Ghostfire Gaming
Publisher: Ghostfire Gaming
Platform: Available in Print, Digital
Genre: Dark Fantasy
Grim Hollow is a grim dark fantasy Tabletop Role Play setting for fifth edition of “The world’s Greatest Roleplaying Game”. Set in the dark, godless world of Etharis, civilization has long forgotten hope and now clings desperately for survival.
JUSTICE SUCKS: RECHARGED
Developer: Samurai Punk
Genre: Action, Stealth
JUSTICE SUCKS: RECHARGED is an stealth/action game about a killer robot vacuum cleaner on a quest for vengeance through a Neo-90s TV universe. Hack smart devices, turn them into deadly traps and consume the blood of your enemies for power.
Land vs Sea
Developer: Jon Paul Jacques
Publisher: Good Games Publishing
Genre: Medieval, Puzzle, Territory Building
Build a map of land and sea areas filled with delightful details from historic cartography.
Last Hold Games - Custom Dungeon Master Screens
Developer: Last Hold Games
Genre: Tabletop Accessories
Custom engraved Wood and Leatherette Dungeon Master Screens. Choose your colour, design, and custom wording.
Developer: Salty Dog Studios
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch
Genre: Team-Based, Roguelike, Stealth, Investigation
Legacies is a 4 player online co-op underwater investigation. Mischief is brewing throughout international waters. Pilot submarines filled with unique equipment to gather evidence and protect marine ecosystems from destruction.
Uncover the stories of the overlooked in Little Ruin, a morally nuanced adventure about growing up in a time of war.
Meeples & Dragons
Platform: Online TTRPG Accessories Store
Meeples & Dragons is a Friendly Online Gaming Store dedicated to bringing Aussie gamers the best accessories in the world. We work with some of your favourite brands such as Dog Might Games, Storm Crow and Cantrip Candles in order to get your gaming tables kitted out properly for game night.
Developer: Miniature Scenery
Genre: Warhammer 40k, RPG, Necromunda, Age of Sigmar, Twisted
Miniature Scenery creates MDF terrain for tabletop games.
Developer: Umbrella Party Studios
Platform: Windows PC
Genre: Narrative-driven Adventure
Miska is a narrative-driven adventure game with a strong focus on Australian flora and fauna. Rekindle your connection to family and nature through acts of restoration.
Moon Corp. Tower Defense
Developer: Kite Shield Interactive
Publisher: Kite Shield Interactive
Genre: Tower Defense, Business Management, Sci-Fi, RPG Lite
Build your Lunar Defense Company. Defend against invading aliens in this exhilarating Tower Defense and Business Simulator. Accept contracts, hire staff, conduct research, upgrade turrets, expand your office and protect the Moon. Aliens Down, Profits Up!
No Longer Human
Publisher: PM Studios
Platform: PC, Consoles
Genre: Fvck-em-up, Action
High-energy cybergoth action fvck-em-up with expressive, freeform combat that incentivizes aggressive, stylish play
Developer: Mini Mammoth Games
Genre: Arcade Idle
Harvest and make robotic friends as you explore a vast ocean landscape.
Developer: Fullbeans Studio
Genre: Asymmetric VR, Stealth, Party Game, Action
Your infiltration team must stop an army of lunar-bots from crashing the moon into our Earth! The field operative, wielding the VR headset, must sneak through each enemy outpost while their team of hackers will assist using their smartphones! Strap in for some Asymmetric-VR-Stealth-Party gameplay!
Pico Tanks: Multiplayer Mayhem
Developer: Panda Arcade
Platform: iOS, Android
Customize your tank, team up and battle in 3v3 real-time multiplayer mayhem!
Game Titles: The Ratcatcher & Drop Bears
Developer: Matthew Aslin
Publisher: Platypus Industries
Platform: Tabletop Board Games
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure, Survival Horror
You are the Ratcatcher! The objective is, Snatch the magical cheese, eliminate the rats. Easier said than done.
Drop Bears is a cooperative game where the Campers have to carefully choose actions every turn to stay alive, while the whole Australian Bush is on a hunt for them.
Random Encounter Dice
Developer: Random Encounter Dice
Dropping on Kickstarter October 26th, from Random Encounter Dice, comes sets of dice more badass than Rambo firing a 50 CAL while riding a rhino into a sea of zombies. Camo Dice.
Developer: The Square Mile
Publisher: The Square Mile
Platform: Tabletop Card Game
Genre: Fantasy, Tabletop, Card Game
Reign Absolute is a tabletop card game that combines streamlined warfare rules with bluff and light memory mechanics, creating an accessible conquest game
Developer: Melonhead Games
Genre: Action, Platformer, Arcade, Racing
Blaze through the future in fast-paced platformer Rooftop Renegade. Speedrun challenging levels while ducking and weaving past unpredictable hazards.
Developer: Olivia Haines
Genre: Adventure, Narrative
Surf Club is an adventure game about a young woman named Holly, as she returns to her coastal hometown in the hopes of rekindling an old relationship.
Platform: Windows, Mac, Android, iOS
Genre: Gaming Tools
Syrinscape is the revolutionary sound design app that brings immersive background sound and a movie-like soundtrack to your tabletop gaming experience.
Terminus: The Roleplaying Game
Developer: 200 Down
Platform: Played in person, or online through Roll20/Discord
Genre: Spacepunk (Cyberpunk/Space Opera)
Terminus is an ultra-flexible narrative-focused spacepunk pen-and-paper roleplaying game set in a dystopian version of the Milky Way. All across the galaxy the ideological battle for one's own existence rages between the ruling mega-corporations and the renegade individuals known as Terminals.
That's Hot Gifts & Collectables
That's Hot Gifts & Collectables is Melbourne’s greatest Comic, Anime, Manga, Pop Culture, Collectables and Giftware Store.
The Abnormal Place
Developer: Glenn Wauchop
Platform: PC - Steam
Genre: Adventure Platformer
A game about surviving a strange place, a place that's made for monsters!
The Quest Suppliers
Greetings Adventurer! Come visit The Quest Suppliers online store for fantastic prices on Board Games, D&D Dice Sets, Dice Towers and Trays, Geeky Pins and more!
We are an Australian Business dedicated to making your next games night the best it can be!
The Stranger Next Door
Developer: Fae Daunt
Genre: Real-time Horror
The Stranger Next Door is a real-time horror narrative set in a fake social media that runs in tandem with your local time, telling the story of 4 friends as they encounter something in their neighbourhood that they cannot comprehend.
Tinker and Spell
Developer: Golden Age Studios
Tinker must bring balance to the conflicting forces of ancient technology and elemental spirits as he battles to cleanse the land of corruption, in this creature-collecting, JRPG metroidvania.
Developer: 15 Minutes of Game
Genre: Open World, Multiplayer, Action Adventure
Trash is a multiplayer open-world action-adventure set in a post-human world. Explore your surroundings with friends, discover mysterious puzzles, and help bring Trash’s world back to life.
Developer: Sbug Games
Publisher: Sbug Games
Genre: 2D Puzzle Platformer
Swing through the trees, spin sticky webs, and make friends with bugs! Be the adorable spider you've always wanted to be.