Indie Game Bash Returns

A 32-person, bracketed fighting game tournament happening at the legendary Globe Cinema in Calgary, Alberta. Get ready for an evening of non-stop action, featuring the best multiplayer indie games: KungFu Kickball and Nidhogg 2.

Hosted and commentated by Brendan Hunter and thatcloud1.

brought to you by

    • CUFF
    • CGDA

Multiplayer Mayhem: From the Couch to a Massive Theatre Screen

  • KungFu Kickball
    KungFu Kickball

    KungFu Kickball is the fighting-sports game where the best ball kicker wins! Punch, kick, and headbutt your way across the field to smash the ball into your opponents' bell and rack up points!

  • Nidhogg 2
    Nidhogg 2

    The rules are simple. Reach the other side and kill anyone that stands in your way. Deftly parry and rend their throats, riddle their bowels with arrows, or squish their brains between your toes. The wurm cares not for chivalry.

How to Participate

Everyone is welcome to register for the tournament. Participants are registered on a first come, first serve basis.

A valid ticket is the only requirement to participate.


  • Reception and Registration featuring CUFFCade

    5:00 PM
  • Q&A with the developer of KungFu Kickball and friends

    5:30 PM
  • 32-person Elimination Round

    6:00 PM
  • 2-Player Quarter Finals

    6:30 PM
  • 2-Player Semi-Finals

    7:00 PM
  • 1-on-1 Deathmatch Grand Final

    7:30 PM
  • Prize Ceremony

    7:45 PM
  • Tournament Ends

    8:00 PM


In addition to bragging rights, the winner can choose an Xbox Series X or a PlayStation 5 as their grand prize.

  • Xbox Series X
  • PlayStation 5


One lucky audience member will receive a brand new Meta Quest 2 VR headset courtesy of Bow Valley College.

Meta Quest 2

presented with the support of

Bow Valley CollegeCGDADevolver Digital