Game Development World Championship 2023 - Winter Season

Hobby Award

Awarded for the best non-commercial game of the Season

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2023 winter Awards

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Hobby Award details

Who can participate?

Hobby Award is open for solo developers and teams of all sizes.

GDWC will Nominate games for the Award from all participants, based on available information.

What games can be submitted?

Games still in-development and games fully released in past 12 months (since August 1st 2022.)

Non-commercial games only, meaning games aiming not seeking to make money.

Games on all digital platforms are accepted.

More than one game can be submitted.

What are the prizes?

Showcase your game at BRASÍLIA GAME FESTIVAL 2024!

Winning team gets a booth at the Brasília Game Festival 2024 (May 10th to 12th) and travel & accommodations paid for one team member.

Winning team gets a GDWC Trophy and up to 10 GDWC t-shirts for their team (based on team size).

All Top 5 teams get Digital Certificates.

Who decides the Winner?

Winner is decided by a Jury of games industry & adjacent industry professionals, veterans, and stakeholders appointed by GDWC.

When is the competition?

Submissions close Sunday, December 31st, 2023 at 23:59:59 EET / UTC+2.

Winner announcement date to be declared later.

How to join?

Join the competition by creating an account and submitting your team & game or games to the GDWC.

Join the over 36,000 game developers already competing!

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