Co-presented with Freeplay

ACMI + Freeplay Arcades



Thurs Mar 28 – Sun 14 Apr 2024

10am – 5pm

Enjoy some bite-sized play with three game cabinets at ACMI

ACMI in partnership with Freeplay Independent Games Festival have brought a series of custom games to ACMI for the autumn school holidays. Housed in neo-arcade cabinets and low to the floor, these installations invite you to sit, lay or sprawl out as you explore these digital curiosities.


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Fed Square Foyer, Level 1
ACMI, Fed Square

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