Secret Handshake #28: "Roboteer"­ Game Demo

Who's in need of a cool beverage with a patio full of fun/friendly, and sometimes beautifully awkward creative types? Look no further. Secret Handshake is happening at the Lo Pub on July 18th!

Roboteer Game Demo: Create your own virtual robots at Secret Handshake!

Local indie game developers Alec Holowka and Mickey Blumental will be
demoing Roboteer, a new multi-platform game for desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

Engineer clever robot designs to overcome a variety of challenges, explore your creativity by building a freeform robot and test-driving it in the sandbox mode or pit your creations against your peers in the battle arena.

Roboteer is the result of a collaboration between two local companies. Cogmation’s vision of "making robotics fun and easy" has been combined with Infinite Ammo Inc.’s gaming expertise, resulting in a fun and intuitive gameplay experience. Both companies have been featured in the New Media Manitoba showcase.


Alec Holowka is an award winning indie-game developer and music composer. Aquaria has won the Independent Games Festival Grand Prize and has been recently inducted to the iPad AppStore Hall of Fame.


Mickey Blumental has recently moved to Winnipeg from London, UK where he worked on many award-winning entries in big franchises including Final Fantasy, Resident Evil and Project Gotham Racing.

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  • Mickey B.

    Spectacular crowd! :-D

    July 19, 2012

  • Lorne L.

    Got held up outside the city so I couldn't make it back in time. How was the launch?

    July 19, 2012

  • Scott G.

    Looks like I'm going to be late as well... Hope to make it out there a bit later.

    July 18, 2012

  • Lorne L.

    I'm also going to be late...somebody save some robot carnage for me. :)

    July 18, 2012

  • Alec H.

    Going to be giving away free download codes for a couple indie games tonight. :O

    Offspring Fling (http://offspringfling.com/­) which recently made it into the PAX10, which means it'll be featured at the Penny Arcade Expo this August. :)

    Aquaria for iPad, which was recently updated to support the retina display on iPad3. (http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/...­)

    July 18, 2012

  • Mark M.

    I might not be off work until 6, in which case I'll be late!

    July 18, 2012

  • Alec H.

    We'll have shirts to give away. :) https://twitter.com/infinite_amm...­

    July 17, 2012

  • Patrick L.

    finally, it's not like 40 days between SH meetups. stoked.

    1 · July 13, 2012

  • Lorne L.

    Oh sweet mama of right frickin' on! Lookin' forward to cogmating some robots...

    July 12, 2012

  • Leanne S.

    INCREDIBLE NEWS: The Lo Pub patio is now open.

    July 8, 2012

  • Alec H.

    More information about the game here: http://www.indiegamemag.com/lea...­

    :D

    2 · June 22, 2012

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