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New game studio to show off spiritual exploration title at Otronicon

An Orlando video game company will finally get its closeup this weekend at Otronicon as it pushes its first title closer to the finish line.

Captilight Studios will be one of several companies featured at the video game showcase during Orlando Science Center’s signature event.

After a tough year during which the city’s indie video game industry lost some momentum because of the pandemic, Captilight Founder Deana Galbraith said it will be a good thing to reconnect.

“It’s really helpful to meet up with everyone in the community and see what they are working on,” Galbraith said. “It helps build a support network for you and for the game.”

“Path of Kami” is a puzzle game that follows the spirit of the wolf Kazeyo’s efforts to ascend after his passing.

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Orlando video game group Indienomicon leads charge to advocate for dev industry

The independent video game community in Orlando has been seeing a growth period pushed along by organizations that advocate for and support it.

Indienomicon, which will celebrate its seventh year in April, has become one of the most prominent.

The group hosts a monthly meetup that helps keep the organization top-of-mind for the community.

In 2020, it hopes to expand that presence, with plans being crystallized and details expected soon.

It’s a way to continue to grow the industry and, more importantly, keep businesses here.

“If we want to help cultivate the best developers and projects, we need a ‘scene’ where people can feel comfortable sharing, learning and having fun,” founder Kunal Patel said in an interview with The OVG. “We are social creatures. Ideas cannot grow in a vacuum.”

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