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Indie Category is meant for independent studios working on commercial projects with lesser funding and resources.

Your team's game belongs to Indie Category if following criteria for your Team and Game apply.

Team Criteria:
1) Your team has less than 200 000 € in funding and sales revenue within the last 12 months
2) Your team has less than 8 full-time team members (2x half-time members = 1 full time member, etc.).

Game Criteria:
1) Your team's Game is a commercial project, meaning it is looking to generate revenue.

2) The Game has been or will be released in 2022, or it is still in active development (including Early Access, Soft Launches, and Open Alpha / Beta) in which case original release date can be before 2022.

3) The Game is available on any of the following digital platforms: PC, Mobile, Consoles, VR/AR, Browser.

4) The Game is not a remake, re-release, or remaster, and the game is not a mod or DLC.

Read Championship Rules and our FAQ for more detailed info.

REWARDS

Jury Choice

In Indie Category the Jury will pick one (1) Winner and four (4) Runner-ups for the Jury Choice Award.

The Jury Choice Winner will receive:
Trip to Finland with visits to top game studios for one team representative.
GDWC 2022 Trophy and digital Jury Choice Winner Certificate.
GDWC Swag!
1-year Houdini Core license!
1-year JetBrains Rider license!
The Jury Choice Runner-Ups will receive:
GDWC 2022 Trophy and digital Jury Choice Runner-up Certificate.
GDWC Swag!
1-year JetBrains Rider license!


Fan Choice

Gamers will also pick one (1) Winner and four (4) Runner-ups for the Fan Choice Award in popular vote.

The Fan Choice Winner will receive:
Trip to Finland with visits to top game studios for one team representative.
GDWC 2022 Trophy and digital Fan Choice Winner Certificate.
GDWC Swag!
1-year Houdini Core license!
1-year JetBrains Rider license!
The Fan Choice Runner-Ups will receive:
GDWC 2022 Trophy and digital Fan Choice Runner-up Certificate.
GDWC Swag!
1-year JetBrains Rider license!

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