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Updates on all things Bit Bash

2020 Update

Heya friends! How’re ya doing? Keeping safe? Wearing a mask? You are?! That’s great! I’m sure the people around you appreciate it very much! Play anything interesting recently? Oh cool,… Read More »

Fabricade FAQ

What is Bit Bash Presents: Fabricade? It is an interactive arts festival where you can play games from around the world, many of which you can only get your hands… Read More »

Win 2 tickets to Bit Bash 2017 – $60 value!

You could win two tickets to our summer camp on Saturday, August 12th! Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter with tweets, following @bitbashchicago, and responding with your thoughts on what indie games mean… Read More »

Win 2 Tickets to Little Bash of Horrors!

You could win two tickets to our frightful arcade on Friday, October 28th! Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter with tweets, following @bitbashchicago, and helping us with our cocktail list. a Rafflecopter giveaway… Read More »

Win 2 tickets to Bit Bash 2016!

Our next big party is this Saturday, and we’re giving away two tickets to the event! You have multiple ways to enter by using Rafflecopter below. Win 2 Bit Bash… Read More »

Miss us? Come hang at Neocade

Itching to play some games? Come support the Neo-Futurists next week at Neocade. We’ll be there with these games for your finger appendages: Gardenarium, Shape of the World, JS Joust,… Read More »

A Very Special Thanks to Our Partners

We were lucky enough to make Bit Bash happen in collaboration with Video Game Art Gallery, facilitators of Art Bash, and Cards Against Humanity, who brought you the super chill Quiet Sit Down Fun Lounge… Read More »

Thanks for Playing!

We’re stoked that 1400 of our closest friends joined us for Bit Bash. We had a blast, and we hope you did, too. Help us out by taking a less-than-5-minute… Read More »

2015 Poster Showcase Entries

We opened submissions for our second Art Bash Poster Showcase to artists and designers back in July. Our guest jury selected designs that best embraced the theme Video Game Future… Read More »

We might have gone a little overboard

Omnibus is in a half pipe. We built a custom controller for Downwell. Intense rhythm game Thumper will be in our sensory deprivation Airstream, for some reason. Not to mention… Read More »

2015 Art Bash Poster Showcase Selections

Bit Bash and VGA Gallery are extremely thankful to all who submitted their artwork to this showcase – you’re a supremely talented bunch! Here are our five selections; limited edition… Read More »

VGA Gallery is curating Art Bash 2015!

Our friends, Chicago-based non-profit Video Game Art Gallery, promote the exhibition, sale, and education of video game art. Get ready: they’re bringing prints from their collection for purchase at Bit… Read More »