First Friday // 60 FPS

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 in MAINFRAME News

Friday, August 2, 2019 // 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Mainframe Studios // 900 Keosauqua Way, Des Moines, IA

READY TO PLAY?! // Adults and youth unite on the topic of gaming this Friday for our 2nd annual 60 FPS festival! Come experience virtual reality environments. Try your hand at new tabletop boardgames. Sit in on Capital City Drink & Draw session with Cosplays. Test out one-of-a-kind arcade games. 

We are thrilled to be working with Josh Larson of award-winning Numinous Games again on this exciting expo that showcases game developers in our region who are pushing the envelope on what gaming can do for our community. For example, learn what’s new with Substrate Games (Studio #471) who was recently awarded a major grant for developing a mobile interactive learning platform for undergraduate students studying organic chemistry and other fundamental sciences. 

Guest Gamers include:
Exalted Guy Interactive
Meticulous Monster
Steven Reed
Diverted Dream Studios
Glib Games
Substrate Games
And, of course, Numinous Games!


Mirza Kudic Photography
  • Photo Giveaway // Come view images of Iceland by Mirza Kudic and enter to win one of his coveted fireworks prints! 
  • Nacho Bar // Tangerine Food Co is preparing a massive nacho bar to help stave off game-related hunger pains!
  • Artists Everywhere // While you’re here, explore our three floors of over 70 studios filled with talented artists and arts nonprofits!
  • Extended Hours // We’re open an extra hour to make sure you have time to play all the games your heart desires!

Come make a night of it at Mainframe Studios, where every First Friday of the month we present a new themed art experience that is free and open to the public.

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