How to Enter
As part of the Indie Dev Day at the Develop in Brighton Conference there's a dedicated area within the Expo called the Indie Showcase, featuring 10 independently developed games unpublished by a third party that have been shortlisted by a panel of experts.
One of these 10 games will be judged overall Indie Showcase Winner by the judging panel, one will be selected by journalists in the Editors Choice Award and there will also be the chance for all delegates to vote for their favourite game during the event in the People's Choice Award.
Judging Panel Chair: Adam Green, Assyria Games
Simon Barrett, Four Door Lemon
Caspar Gray, The Arsenal Agency
Mick Stockton, Teeside University
AJ Grand-Scrutton, Dlala studios
Who can enter?
- Your studio must have no more than 15 people
- Your studio and the entered game is non-publisher funded
- The entered game must not be published by a third party at the time of submission
- Your development budget for the entered game must be less than £1million
- The entered game must be created in the “indie spirit”
What’s in it for you?
All 10 finalists will receive 2 free Indie Dev Day conference passes, up to 5 Expo passes, pre-event publicity and a profile on the event website. Plus, the opportunity to show off your game to around 1,600 developers and publishers at the event.
How do I enter?
It’s free to enter and the closing date for all game submissions is Monday 12 May 2014.
If you’re an indie developer who’d like to submit a game all you need to do is read the Guidelines and How to Enter sections, then complete the online entry form and send in your game by 12 May. It’s that simple.
When are the winners announced?
The Indie Showcase, Editors Choice and People's Choice winners will all be announced to press and delegates at the Develop in Brighton Conference on Thursday 10 July 2014.