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Another Monday another round of weekly votes! This week we're all going to learn something as our Nominees are very educational!

As usual the voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Birthday Stories
Mini Muffin (Slovenia)
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Lääkemaisteri
Lääkemaisteri (Finland)
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For this week's vote bullets were flying everywhere as the SHMUPs were reloaded! ExtraGalactica by the development team Digital Yogurt from USA took the victory! Congrats to the Winner! And huge thanks to all Voters and Nominees!

"A college football captain's fight to defend his rival's home-world from the rogue villain in his Professor's favorite arcade game. Slow time using Retro-Dash as you pilot Super G Machine through waves of scaling enemy's, defeat huge bosses, and explore Celestro with Captain Flerp and his copycat Nova!"

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Game Development World Championship 2020 Breaks Competitor Records

The Game Development World Championship - GDWC for short - has seen a larger turnout of participants than any previous year, with over a thousand development teams from nearly a hundred countries joining into the championship. This is partially due to the championship's fully online operation, which has allowed for developers across the world to participate regardless of the global pandemic situation which has shadowed this year.

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We're now on weekly vote round 12! Once again we have awesome games for you to pick from. All of this week's games make you blast your way through hordes of enemies in a glorious hail of bullets! Check them out below!

As usual the voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) so don't wait, go vote now! The winner will face off the other weekly vote winners at the end of the season for the victory of Fan Favourite category!



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This is the strange story of how Brian Fisher grabbed the victory of this week's Fan Favourite vote. This week all our Nominees were picked from our developer-only discord server. If you haven't joined in yet, jump in quickly and become part of our awesome growing community! You can find the invite-link in your profile page.

We want to extend our thanks to our awesome community for putting up a solid fight for the top spots in the vote and for all the players who voted. In the end, The Strange Story of Brian Fisher: Chapter 1 by the developer Intetic from Macedonia took the 1st place.

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This is part one of our new interview series. For this series we have interviewed game developers around the globe that participate in the Game Development World Championship about the different aspects of being a developer and making a Game Jam game.

In the first part, we focus on the developer who goes by the name of Isaac Lopes and has started at a very young age. During his journey in the world of games, he has managed to do a lot. Isaac is one of the developers behind Paper Disco, which won Weekly Vote round 6 this year. Paper Disco will compete in the Fan Favourite bonus stage!

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New round of Weekly Votes for the Fan Favourite category is here! All of this week's games have been picked from our Developer Discord community. Not yet a member? If you're a developer and have submitted a game to this year's or one of the previous GDWCs you can find the invite link in your profile.

As usual the voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and the winner will go move on to the next round of Fan Favourite category.

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This week we had a selection of games incorporating RPG elements in various in the vote. The winner is Nanotale - Typing Chronicles by Fishing Cactus from Belgium! Congrats to Fishing Cactus! They'll move on to the next stage of Fan Favourite GDWC 2020! Big thanks to all Nominees and all voters!

Nanotale - Typing Chronicles is an atmospheric typing adventure RPG set in a colorful vibrant world. Follow Rosalind, a novice Archivist, as she journeys out to explore a distant world. On her quest to gather knowledge, she collects samples of mystic natural beauties. Everything is peaceful. War is a thing of the distant past. In the shadows, a tale of dissonant magic is spreading, instilling corruption into broken hearts.

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We've now reached Weekly Vote Round 10! This week's games bring you different takes on and styles of RPGs! Check them out below.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) so don't wait, go vote now! This week's winner will go toe to toe with the other weekly vote winners at the end of the year for the Crown of Fan Favorite!



This week's nominees...


Anilife
Diego Gerrera (UK)
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All of this week's games valiantly had their Defenses Up! but in the end the victory went to Leturn - Defense of Magic by Dreams Studio from Indonesia! Congrats to the Dreams Studio team!

Leturn - Defense of Magic is an Epic Tower Defense with a compelling narrative. A great evil looms, threatening to gather the broken pieces of a great relic to bring about the great calamity once again, and take over Leturn.

Leturn and Dreams Studio go forward into the final voting round of Fan Favourite at the end of this GDWC Season. We'll meet them again in the final vote. Big thanks once again to all our Nominees for the tight race and to all voters!

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Weekly Votes are here again and we're throwing Defenses Up! with this week's games! Stand your ground and defend against hordes of enemies in this week's games. Check them out below!

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) so don't wait, go vote now! This week's winner will go toe to toe with the other weekly vote winners at the end of the year for the Crown of Fan Favorite!



This week's nominees...


Artificial Extinction
100HrGames Inc. (Canada)
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Our latest Weekly Vote winner is AVA by Stardust from Switzerland!

AVA is a carefully crafted, tarot puzzle game about diversity and the tale of Ava, whose destiny is decided by a turn of the cards. The narrative broaches issues of gender, discrimination, prejudice and mental health.

AVA continues to the final voting round in this year's Fan Favourite category and will be met again in the final vote! Huge thanks again to all Nominees and all voters!

Check out AVA here.

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We're rolling onto the eight round of Weekly Votes, with a new set of awesome nominees! This week they all fit nicely in your pocket so you can take your gaming fun wherever you go.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) so don't wait, go vote now! This week's winner will go toe to toe with the other weekly vote winners at the end of the year for the Crown of Fan Favorite!



This week's nominees...


AVA
Stardust (Switzerland)
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This week's Weekly Vote victory goes to The Last Cube by Improx Games from Finland.

Venture through six unique areas of the cube-world and overcome three-dimensional brain-teasers in this upcoming puzzle adventure game. Collect stickers on the cube's sides and use their distinct abilities to progress through levels with atmospheric environments. You, the Last Cube, were awakened for a purpose—save this peculiar world from collapsing by solving puzzle tracks left by your ancestors.

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Another game stands victorious among the Nominees of Weekly Vote! Paper Disco by Mad Pixel from Brazil has taken the crown this week! Congrats to the winning team and we'll see you again in the Fan Favorite Vote at the end of GDWC 2020!

Huge thanks to all who voted and to all Nominees!

Check out Paper Disco here.



Runner Ups:

    ''WAVER by Buried Things from UK - 2nd Place
    ''Stealth by SK Studios from Australia - 3rd Place

Rest of the Nominees (in alphabetical order):

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We're entering the seventh round of weekly votes and with another bunch of awesome games!

You know the drill! Voting runs until Saturday 10 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round in Fan Favorite vote! So check out the games and cast your vote!




Bokube
Fredrick Conception
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Georifters
Busy Toaster (Taiwan)
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Gerritory
Party Goose
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It's time to vote again! This week's Weekly Vote Nominees for Fan Favorite are all puzzling choices! Check them out below!

As usual, the voting runs until Saturday morning 10 AM (GMT+3), but the faster you vote the surer it's done! Winner will go head to head with other weekly vote winners for the title of Fan Favourite!



This week's Nominees are:


7 Intelligence
twobitadder (USA)
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Don't Kill Death (Or Die Trying)
Chaz (UK)
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Weekly Votes keep on stacking up and another winner has been selected! This week Orbits by __Rudrac from India took the first spot! Congrats to the winner, you're moving on to compete for the top spot in Fan Favourite 2020!

Check out Orbits here!



Once again huge thanks to all Nominees and to everyone who voted! Check out the other nominees below.

Runner ups:

Other nominees in alphabetical order:

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Another week another round of weekly votes! This week we're showcasing six arcade gaming nominees! Check them out below!

The voting runs until Saturday morning 10 AM (GMT+3) but don't wait around, vote now! This week's winner will go head to head with the other weekly vote winners at the end of the year for the title of Fan Favourite!

This week's nominees...




Annoying White Ball
Siimai (Finland)
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Another week and another weekly vote has passed and we have a Winner! Graves of Kin by Project Parallel from Indonesia has won! The race was extremely tight this week, thank you to all nominees and all voters! See you a gain on Monday!

Check out Graves of Kin here!



Runner ups:

The rest (in alphabetical order):

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Weekly Votes have progressed to their fourth week and once again we have a pile of great games to vote on! However, one must reign triumphant, so get pick your favorite and get voting!

We've decided to extend the voting period a bit, and now the voting runs until Saturday morning around 10 AM Finnish time (GMT+3). After which the Winner will be announced.

Check out this week's nominees below!


Cyborg AX-001
LEO Wang Games (Taiwan)
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We've now reached the end of third weekly vote of GDWC 2020 and a Winner has emerged! Once more it was a tight run to the finish line, but in the end i++ by 2Fork from India came in first!

Huge congrats to the Winner! They are now one step closer to the Fan Favourite category win. See you again in the final vote!

Click here to Check out i++



Massive congratulations to the Winner! They'll be taking a step closer to winning the Fan Favourite category this year. We'll meet you again in the final vote!

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Two rounds of Weekly Votes are behind us and we've embarked on third! This week we have six brain tickling nominees! Check them out below!

Once again, the voting runs until Friday midnight so be quick and go vote now! This week's winner will is one step closer to winning the Fan Favorite vote!

This week's nominees...


Hexa Puzzle Classic
Hana Apps
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i++
2Fork (India)
Vote here!


Kanagawa
team meanjohn (Finland)
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Second Weekly Vote of GDWC 2020 is now over and once again we've found a Winner among the Nominees! The fight was tight but in the end, Dawn at my Neighbourhood by Anti-Gravity Bunny from Brazil stood victorious!

Click here to Check out Dawn at my Neighbourhood



Massive congratulations to the Winner! They'll be taking a step closer to winning the Fan Favourite category this year. We'll meet you again in the final vote!

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First round of weekly votes has been wrapped up and we're on a good roll so we've kicked off the second round! This time we have six blastalicious nominees with tons of skull shattering action! Check them out below!

As usual, the voting runs until Friday midnight so don't dilly-dally and go vote now! This week's winner will go toe to toe with the other weekly vote winners at the end of the year for the Crown of Fan Favorite!

This week's nominees...


BE-A Walker
Tequilabyte Studio
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First Weekly Vote is over and fans have spoken! This week's fan vote winner is Victory Heat Rally! Congratulations to Skydevilpalm, the team behind Victory Heat Rally!

Victory Heat Rally is a fast-paced racing game where you'll drift your way to the finish line with super scaler aesthetics! The game is currently in development with an early alpha/prototype available via Itch.io.

Click here to find out more!

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The first Weekly Vote of GDWC 2020 is here and the polls are now open! Voting continues until next Friday, May 29th, 23:59 GMT/UTC.
The Winner will be announced on Saturday!

Remember that the Weekly Vote Winner is one step closer to winning the Fan Favorite of GDWC 2020! Every submitted game has a chance to be in the Weekly Vote so don't worry if your game isn't in this week's vote, there are many weeks and votes left!

Check out the contestants in the main page or below. Vote here!

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We've partnered with Finnish electronics producer Valco to bring you more exciting rewards, this time to the Fan Favorite and Game Jam categories! Valco will provide the winning teams of both categories with two pairs of their coveted ANC (Active Noise Control / Cancellation) headphones.



To make the ANCs a very special pair of headphones, Valco combined the best available components with a touch of Finnish design, and had the famous Finnish mastering studio, Kesthouse, with over 20 years of experience, to perfect the sound quality.

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Summer is steadily approaching even in Finland, and there are only occasional blizzards anymore, so to celebrate we've decided to kick off the Weekly Votes soon! In less than two weeks to be exact.

First Weekly Vote will take place on week 22, from May 25th to May 29th.

Rules are simple, we'll pick a handful of games that will face off for five days in an open vote to see who is the crowd's favorite. Once the polls open, everyone is free to vote, so if your game is on the poll, bring your fanbase to support you!

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