Indie of the Year is the largest celebration of hobbyist, amateur and professional Indie developers. With record attendance and a massive number of updates, releases and new projects 2010 was a year like no other, packed to bursting with goodies to make anyone who is tired of the boring triple A games excited again!
Up until Jan 1st 2011 join us and help celebrate your community, culture and give thanks to the developers by voting for your favorite projects. For the first time in IndieDB history we have a press panel which sees personalities from other websites like Joystiq and Rock Paper Shotgun have their say were it counts. Welcome to the 1st Annual Indie of the Year Awards.
The Players Choice is exactly what it sounds like, you the players vote on what games should win the coveted Players Choice award. The voting process is in two parts. Phase One will have players navigating to indie game profiles to cast your vote, you can vote as many times as you want and any game can be voted on Released or Unreleased. Votes are then calculated and tallied by our lovely staff here on IndieDB and a list of the top 100 games of the year is generated. At this point Phase Two begins and players can then cast another vote on the games from the top 100 list they think deserves the prize and the bragging rights!
Remember if you want your favorite game to win the award make sure you tell everyone (including grandma) about how to vote! The more votes your favorite game gets the better chance they have to win! Make sure you sign into your IndieDB profile before casting your vote, member votes are worth a whole lot more!
Been away for a whole year? Or maybe just lazy? Not to worry IndieDB has you covered check out our Year in Review articles that will come in two parts covering the entire time IndieDB has been open for business this year (7 months in total)! Click the images below to head to the months you want to know more about!
For the first time in well forever ModDB and IndieDB will have a star studded cast of Indie and Mod press members in for a brand new award presentation called the Panel's Choice. The Panel's Choice gives a voice to a select few who help the Indie and Modding community with their gifts of the written word, personalities and presence. It gives us a chance to work with the sites and people who help all of you mod and indie developers get noticed, and that is something we are always looking to do. The Staff of IndieDB and the guest Judges will be voting on the following categories:
To find out more about the people who will be passing judgment on your favorite projects be sure to check out the judges page.
The following are basic rules which apply to all participating teams. Read on for the full legal terms.
"start voting and may the best game win!"