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Submissions for Indie Cup W’21 are now open

It's time to show your game to players and industry professionals

Announcement

If you want to participate in the winter season of Indie Cup, fill out the submission form, and provide a link to a working build of your game.

We accept applications from independent studios and authors whose projects have not been released prior to January 21, 2021. This season we will be awarding projects in nine different categories, including a brand new Rising Star nomination that will recognize best submissions created by small teams which are yet to find a business partner.

All projects will be evaluated by our veteran jury which was expanded with more prominent industry figures. Good luck!

Upcoming events

  • Application period
    January 21 — March 3

  • Participants reveal
    March 11

  • Judging process
    March 4 — April 1

  • Nominees announcement
    March 30

  • Awards announcement
    April 6

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Indie Cup strives to support independent developers. The competition allows you to assess your strengths, find business partners, and introduce your game to a new audience.

So that anyone has an opportunity to take part, our biannual contest is held online. Developers compete in technical and creative categories, with finalists selected by an experienced jury consisting of industry professionals, streamers, and members of the games media.

We believe that your idea is special. Time to introduce the world to it!

Nominations

Kefir Excellence Award

Most interesting Indie Cup W’21 entry selected by our partners at Kefir will receive full financial and marketing support

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As our partner, your company will be the first to learn about the most promising projects from independent teams in Eastern Europe, and have an opportunity to expand the audience of your brand.

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