Digital Vikings Awards is an international competition for indie game developers. The event will also host The Best Indie Publisher of 2022 award.
Information about the status of your submitted games (including Steam Event) will be sent via e-mail by January 30th. The list of nominees will be shared on February 15th.
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4 years of experience as a Community Manager, Content Creator, and PR Specialist in the video games industry, then 2 years as a Marketing Director. Currently in the position of Creative Director in Feardemic – a horror games publisher based in Kraków.
Ex-journalist at Radio Index, Gazeta Wyborcza and Wirtualna Polska. From 2022 game producer at Movie Games and CEO of True Games Syndicate. As a freelancer writes for CD-Action and Polygamia.pl. Also a host for tech and game events.
Gamedev veteran, 20+ years in the industry. He started his career in 1999 as a gaming journalist for the Secret Service magazine. Together with RedDeer.Games, he has released over 50 indie games from developers around the world.
Journalist specializing in the Polish gaming market. Multiple jury member of Digital Dragons Awards, Pixel Awards Europe, PGA Awards and Indie Showcase.
20 years in gaming. Previously worked in game publishing at Nexon, Perfect World, Webzen, GalaNet. Organizer of e-sports European Championships at ClanBase, GGL and Jolt Online Gaming.
Host of the Rock and Borys podcast, director of "We are alright", photographer, cinema connoisseur.
Executive producer and game director of Thief Simulator VR: Greenview Street for Quest 2. Music composer, game designer and screenwriter with creative input in titles like PewDiePie's Poopdie, The Tenants, Yupitergrad VR, Oddventure, Coffee Noir, mobile Slavic Monsters and others.
The area of his research is architecture in video games, game design as a creative process and the use of local heritage in new media as a way to build local value and identity. Co-organizer of the ZTGK and GGC competitions.
The most important category, judges will be taking into consideration uniqueness of gameplay, art style, overall game reception from the critics and players, and strength of influence on the indie scene.
Award for the game with the biggest potential to become the top trending game. Judges will look at the general hype across all social media from gameplay videos/trailers/demos/playtests.
Award for the game with best multiplayer and/or co-op as the main part. `Stable netcode, fair monetization and unique player modes and updates schedule will all be taken into account.
Judges will look into games which received an overwhelmingly positive response from a certain group of players, but were not that popular among critics/media and influencers.
Judges will be looking for the best game of 2022 developed and published solely by “one person team”.Solo developers are allowed to use any external help on QA, music and use of stock art.
Games with the most visually appealing and unique art style, blending nicely with gameplay and an outstanding level of detail and overall polish have the biggest chance in this category.
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