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PixelPop 2018 Dates

PixelPop 2017 Selects

Gaze by JDE
Nour by Terrifying Jellyfish
Plunge by SpookyBuns

Based on several criteria — including game design, aesthetic polish, event presentation, attendee feedback, and originality — our jury at PixelPop Festival 2017 selected these four games as among the show’s most noteworthy projects exhibited.

About PixelPop Festival

PixelPop Festival is a two-day event in St. Louis, Missouri, celebrating unique games and the people who make them possible.

The 5th annual PixelPop Festival is July 28 & 29, 2018, at Saint Louis University’s Busch Student Center.

Play independent tabletop, digital, and experimental games produced by local and national game creators. Take part in two full days of diverse speaker sessions from industry professionals. Participate in the after-parties to unwind after the conference and see more of what St. Louis has to offer.

PixelPop 2017 Photo Gallery

PixelPop Festival 2017, our 4th annual event, was the biggest and best yet. Check out our huge gallery of photos, documenting our amazing speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees. Click here to view the full photo gallery.

Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors!

Saint Louis University Center for Entrepreneurship
Pixel Press

St. Louis Game Developer Co-Op


YoYo Games
The Game Crafter

Two Plumbers brewery + arcade

Graphite Lab
Missouri Game Con

Amp-Up Action Park
Nerd For A Living logo
Volcano Bean logo
Happy Badger Studio logo

Code of Conduct

We aim to create a safe, welcoming environment for everyone involved with PixelPop Festival, so all of our events adhere to a strict code of conduct. Please familiarize yourself with our expectations before attending so that we can ensure that everyone has the best experience possible. Learn more.

Who Attends?

PixelPop is for creators and players of unique game experiences. From tabletop to video games, from experimental to traditional-with-a-twist, our attendees and guests encompass a broad range of play styles and creative inspirations. Learn more.


PixelPop Festival 2017 featured 3 evening parties, including a pre-party hosted by TwitchSTL, a Saturday evening party hosted by the St. Louis Game Developer Co-Op, and a Sunday night afterparty hosted by Lewis Rice. Big thanks to our party venues: Amp-Up Action Park, Vito’s Pizzaria, and Pieces Board Game Bar & Cafe.