PAX South Indie Showcase

PAX South Indie Showcase

Video and Computer games are great, but this is a competition dedicated to the very best indie tabletop games we can find!


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The results are in and the 2017 PAX South Indie Showcase winners have been announced. Check them out!

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Dice Throne

Dice Throne

Developer
Mind Bottling Games, LLC
Genre
Dice Game
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Dice Throne is a game of intriguing dice, tactical card play, powerful heroes, & unique abilities. Before the game begins, each player selects a single hero to take into battle. Perhaps you want to be the slippery Moon Elf, the mighty Barbarian, or the impenetrable Paladin. If larceny & stealth is more your style, then the Shadow Thief is for you. Battle your friends in one on one battles, two vs. two or all out mayhem in a free-for-all. DiceThrone is for ages 8 and up, 2-4 players, and runs about 30 minutes for a battle. With the ever expanding gallery of heroes the game feels fresh each time you jump in!

Fantastic Factories

Fantastic Factories

Developer
Joseph Z Chen
Genre
Engine Building Card Game
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A game for 2 to 5 players that takes 45 to 60 minutes to play, featuring simultaneous turns, dice rolling, engine building, and a little night time subterfuge.

It’s a manufacturing arms race! You compete against other players to see who can build the most efficient set of factories in the shortest amount of time. Players roll their dice, run their factories, and sabotage their way into industrial dominance.

Whether you’re pursuing an empire building strategy, assembling a tight factory engine, or training your workers, there are many paths to victory.

Pirates of Praedonia

Pirates of Praedonia

Developer
Big Kid Games
Genre
Board Game
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In a world of vast seas and magical wonders, pirates and traders alike share the open waters around the isles of Praedonia in an effort to fill their vessels with endless treasure.

Travel from port to port as you buy and sell mystical artifacts, vying to become the most renowned Captain in the sea. Will you exploit piracy to grow your riches, terrorizing land merchants in your wake? Do so at your own risk, for the Fleet of Nimbus pursue vile pirates and offer bounties for their capture.

In Pirates of Praedonia, you decide whether to give in to piracy or to navigate the realm with honor. But whichever path you choose, beware! Spawned from the mysterious Shadow Reef lurks a nearby evil…the dreadful Dark Water!

Random Encounters

Random Encounters

Developer
Regular People Gaming
Genre
Card Game
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Random Encounters is a co-operative card and dice game where players will travel through three chaotic levels by drawing Encounter cards containing monsters and traps. Use your character’s unique abilities to help each other overcome these obstacles and be rewarded with Loot cards like ancient weapons or magical pets. Simply place the Loot cards in your character’s equipment slots, add up your skill points and roll the die! It’s that easy to get started in this “fantastic game to play with the family… like playing an old Super Nintendo game or NES game” (Edo’s Game Previews).

Wicked Apples

Wicked Apples

Developer
Almost a Game
Genre
Bluffing, Deduction
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Wedged somewhere between strategy and chaos lies Wicked Apples. Players use bluffing, memory and a little luck as they to devour 20+ unique apples, while trying to avoid the Wicked ones. Read your opponents, take calculated risks and hope you choose right for your final bite.

Word Domination

Word Domination

Developer
Uproarious Games
Genre
Word Game
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Part area control, part word game, Word Domination is an award-winning experience that all kinds of players enjoy. As a super villain competing to steal priceless artifacts from around the globe, will you expand your holdings by spelling long words? Will you strategically select your letters to block your opponents or permanently steal letters for your exclusive use? Will you use the super-mega-evil arsenal letters with their devious powers? In Word Domination, there is only one sure way to claim victory - by spelling disaster.

Wrathborne Champions

Wrathborne Champions

Developer
Randover Games
Genre
Card Game
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You and your friends have been chosen by the gods to become Wrathborne; the strongest fighters the world has ever known! Using special class skills, unique weapons, and a few items, you must work together to defeat monsters intent on destroying the civilized world. This fully cooperative game will require your party to tactically dismantle each enemy in a different way before all of you are out of options. Whether casual or hardcore, Wrathborne Champions is the perfect game for all those brave enough to face the monsters’ wrath.

Yukon Salon

Yukon Salon

Developer
David Fooden
Genre
Card Game
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Yukon Salon is a fast-paced card game for 2-4 players competing to be the best stylist in the Yukon by styling hairdos for Grizzly Bears and beards for Lumberjacks.

Each client styled rewards you with a combination of points to win the game and abilities and bonuses to help attempt riskier styles on more difficult clients.

Sway the clients into choosing your style by making outrageous, unique claims and press your luck to earn the right mix of points and rewards.