Smilegate Future Lab Center (Chairman Kwon Hyuk-bin, hereinafter referred to as 'Future Lab') announced on the 6th that it will host the Burning Beaver 2022.
Burning Beaver 2022 is a festival where indie game creators, workers and the public gather together to enjoy indie game culture, including indie game exhibitions, conferences, creators' lounges, business matching, and cultural experiences. The Indie Game Team will be recruited through the homepage (burningbeaver.com) that will participate in the exhibition by October 23rd.
Burning Beaver 2022 will be held in a separate pop-up space in the main street of Garosu-gil, Sinsa-dong, Seoul for three days from December 16 (Fri) to 18 (Sun). In addition, Smilegate Stove (hereinafter referred to as 'Stove)' Burning Beaver 2022 Online Exhibition will be held for a month from the day.
during the festival, about 80 booths are installed, providing various indie games to be displayed and experienced. At the conference, we will showcase the indie game industry trends, share the know-how of creators, and give lectures to support their growth. In addition to networking between creators, there will be sessions for business meetings for officials such as publishers, investors, and public institutions. You can enjoy a variety of game culture through networking lounges between creators and various events that visitors can enjoy.
In particular, it is noteworthy that this festival will be held in a hybrid format held online and offline at the same time. Burning Beaver 2022 Online Exhibition Hall, which is located on the stove platform, can be enjoyed by more than 150 games without limitation of place and time. In addition, Stov's next-generation social video service will be serviced online such as conference and creator lounge. In addition, the Burning Beaver Space was held on the methus platform so that visitors can enjoy the festival in a comfortable environment.
Smilegate Stove Han Young-woon said, Stove has established itself as a platform for indie game creators to enhance the quality of game and to experience better business achievements. We will actively support creators and users to be a festival that can enjoy the game culture.
Kwon Hyuk-bin, chairman of Smilegate Future Lab Center, said, Smilegate has been a company-wide support for indie game creators for the past decade so that the indie game creative ecosystem can be healthy and activated at the group level. Smilegate's sincerity and professionalism, which has supported the game ecosystem, is significant. We look forward to being reborn as a place for the indie game festival, which can enjoy the game culture and grow with fellow creators.