Andrew J Alandy


Andrew, known as Duralath in the FGC, is a California native known for hosting at multiple conventions and events as well as lead commentary for Street Fighter 3: Third Strike. He has expanded to multiple games for his livestream and, above all else, is most concerned with connecting people from all around the world and getting to the best version of himself!

STREAMING: Minute of Islands

Sharang Biswas


Sharang is an artist, writer, & award-winning game designer with a focus is on narrative, performance, and roleplay. His first IndieCade award was for “Feast”, a roleplaying game where players eat food to simulate alien possession. His next project is “Strange Lusts / Strange Loves: An Anthology of Erotic Interactive Fiction”, coming to Kickstarter at the end of October.

STREAMING: Honey & Hot Wax

Kit Stubbs, Ph.D.


Dr. Kit Stubbs is a non-binary/queer maker & entrepreneur who earned their Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and went on to create the Effing Foundation for Sex-Positivity (, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to normalize conversations about sex. Since 2017, the Effing Foundation has awarded over $150,000 in grants to sex-positive artists and educators across the US, including two grants to IndieCade Nominee “Honey and Hot Wax: An Anthology of Erotic Art Games.”

STREAMING: Honey & Hot Wax

Josh Wittenkeller


Writer, Content Creator, Esports Commentator, Indie Game Addict, One-Time Reality TV Failure.

STREAMING: Tangle Tower

Jen Simpkins


Editor of Edge magazine, indie game advocate, experimental hardware enjoyer, machine learning student and sometime Bitsy creator.

STREAMING: Tangle Tower

D.A. Xavier


David runs Once Upon a Die, a Twitch stream and podcast looking at board games and RPGs that can be played by one player, with a particular focus on story-heavy games. He has been in the board game industry since 2015, when he started out teaching games at Snakes & Lattes in Toronto, Canada. Having started streaming and planning more podcasts during lockdown, he is now beginning to increase his presence as a member of the media in the gaming industry.

STREAMING: Thousand Year Old Vampire

Kat Jones, Ph.D.

(She/Her, They/Them)

Kat Jones is a queer Latina game designer and scholar. Kat’s games explore identity and community, while offering playful social commentary. They are the co-author of two games in Honey & Hot Wax: An Anthology of Erotic Games, The Sleepover with Julia B. Ellingboe and You Inside Us with Will Morningstar.

STREAMING: Honey & Hot Wax

Maxwell Colburn


Hey! I’m a Maxwell. On my channel you’ll mostly see me playing Stellaris – a lot of Stellaris – but it also features Klei games, some random Rimworld shenanigans, Necromunda, CK3, and Among Us! I’ll also do games on release – I am planning on streaming Cyberpunk upon release, as well as currently doing a run of BG3. While I don’t currently do a lot of beat/music-driven games, Jet Set Radio, as well as Jet Set Radio Future, were formative in my youth so I’m very excited to be demoing Hexagroove for you all!

STREAMING: Hexagroove: Tactical DJ



Asteyni is a LGBTQIA variety streamer and artist. She has a deep love for indie games, puzzles, and mysteries.

STREAMING: Paradise Killer

Aaron Trammell

Aaron Trammell is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Analog Game Studies and an Assistant Professor of Informatics at UC Irvine. He has published seven co-edited collections, sixteen journal articles, and eleven book chapters on games and culture, including several critical essays about the representation of race, gender, and sexuality in Dungeons & Dragons. He is presently hard at work completing his book about the influence of hobbyists on geek identity today. To learn more about Aaron’s work, email him: trammell [at] uci [dot] edu.

STREAMING: ‘Ye or Nay, Unheard, The Eternal Castle

Jenny Windom


Jenny Windom is the Communications Manager for Rose City Games (The World Next Door, Floppy Knights, Garden Story), game event host, and indie game streamer. She’s especially interested in the prevalence and impact of wholesomeness in games and discussing connections between media we consume and our lived experiences. Jenny has contributed to Intelligame, showcases like The MIX and Wholesome Direct, and spoken at industry events such as multiple PAXs and Geek Girl Con.

Charlie Harper


Charlie Harper (CharlieArt) is a game designer and streamer located in the greater NYC area. Charlie is currently earning her MFA in game design from NYU. She enjoys streaming laid back indie titles, Twitch Plays content and game development. When she is able to, Charlie likes to take road trips and weekend camping trips with her spouse.

STREAMING: Lost Words: Beyond the Page, Starstruck: Hands of Time

Jesse Vigil

Jesse Vigil is a writer, designer, and producer whose IndieCade Selections include FREEQ, Batonk!, ARBox, and The Klaxo Radio Hour. He is the co-founder of Psychic Bunny and is currently full-time faculty at USC Games. He is currently getting ready to publish his first romance novel about the love lives of indie game designers. Jesse is @jesseRvigil on Twitter and Instagram and keeps threatening to use the profile he made on TikTok if quarantine lasts much longer.

Bijan Stephen


Bijan Stephen (he/him, @bijanstephen) is a twitch and livestreaming reporter at The Verge, a music critic at The Nation, and a video game columnist at The Believer. He also plays T.K. on the narrative actual play podcast Fun City, and streams weekly on Twitch.

Nicole He

Nicole He is a game developer and creative technologist based in Brooklyn, New York, currently working on an upcoming sci-fi voice-controlled game with the National Film Board of Canada. She’s also an adjunct faculty member at ITP at NYU.

Tobias McCurry


Tobias McCurry is an artist and event producer out of Seattle, WA who works on various projects throughout the country involving conventions, LARPs, costuming, prop making and more in hopes of making the improbable possible.


Reuben Bresler


Reuben Bresler (@MoxReuby) is voice actor and streamer best known for his Magic: The Gathering news podcast Magic Mics, his D&D stream The Broken Pact, and his many guest appearances on Twitch and YouTube.

Miss Marv


MissMarv is a variety broadcaster that loves indie games (surprise!!) and RPGs. She lives with her cute ginger cat Tobias, and enjoys writing, drawing and dungeon mastering when she can!

Streaming: Swordswallower

The Scabby Rooster LARP Tavern

Nox (He/Him)
Fabienne (She/Her)

The Scabby Rooster LARP Tavern is an immersive Twitch streaming studio that focuses on Live Action Roleplay (LARP), Tabletop Gaming, VR and interactive storytelling of all kinds! The producers of the Scabby Rooster, Noxweiler and Fabienne, will be streaming at IndieCade this year.

STREAMING: Aria, Down the Rabbit Hole, Davigo

Havana Mahoney


Havana is a Twitch Partner, host, roleplayer and voice actor with a background in improv and comedy!

Streaming: Lucifer Within Us, Nine Witches: Family Disruption, The Everyone Shares One Butt Game



Robin is a 22 year old variety streamer from the UK. When he’s not cracking bird jokes or drinking copious amounts of tea, you can find him promoting indie games on Twitch to his friendly and inclusive audience (though sadly he has no affiliation with Batman).

Streaming: Curious Expedition 2

Madame Gandalf


MadameGandalf is a Wizard of Variety and vibrant Tavern owner. You can often find her singing, cooking, adventuring and roleplaying for the weary heroes that come across her Green Dragon Tavern; a warm welcome for Orcs, Halflings, Elves and Tieflings alike, all misfits are at home around her hearth!

STREAMING: Mini Motorways

Cat Tobin


Cat is the Ireland-based Managing Director and co-owner of Pelgrane Press, which publishes character-focused and story-driven tabletop RPGs. She has been heavily involved in the roleplaying industry in Ireland and the UK since the late 1990s. She likes coffee, hates mornings, and her favourite vegetable is the potato. Cat tweets from @CatTHM.

STREAMING: Honey & Hot Wax

Buddy Sola


Buddy Sola has spent the last seven years bridging the gap between developer and player on prestiguous AAA titles and underground indie phenomenons. An expert in communicating empathetically and authentically, Buddy loves to share those insights in weekly blogs and podcasts.

STREAMING: Mutazione