Welcome to the 5th Annual Indie of the Year Awards, a celebration of the years finest indie games chosen by you and us. For the next 4 weeks it is up to you to vote for your favorite indie games so that they may make the top 100 which will be announced on the 11th of December.

Who will join Starbound last years winner, which now sits alongside Minecraft the inaugural 2010 victor. Up until Jan 1st 2015 join us and celebrate the joy indie games bring us on a daily basis by voting for your favorites! We are also running a Mod of the Year awards and App of the Year awards. Also big thanks to Epic Games who have offered an engine subscription for the winners.

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Welcome one and all to the 2014 Indie of the Year awards, celebrating the hard working and dedicated indie game community. For the next month your votes are going to help us decide this years victor in the best upcoming and best released categories. We are also going to unveil our editors choice picks at the end of the December. Here is how it works.

Phase 1 - Nominations Begin

For the next 10 days, every indie game profile on the site has a voting booth. Just click the big red button to show your love and help get your favorite indie into the TOP 100.


Phase 2 - The TOP 100

After nominations from you are tallied, on the 11th of December the TOP 100 is unveiled and a final round of voting begins for another 10 days to determine the 2014 victor.

Phase 3 - Indie of the Year 2014 Announced

Cue the drumroll, because just around Christmas we are going to surprise you by announcing the 2014 the winners.

  • Editors Choice Award Released 22nd December
  • Players Choice Best Upcoming Indie Announced 27th December
  • Players Choice Indie of the Year Revealed 29th of December

Big thanks to Epic who join as sponsor and have given us engine subscriptions to giveaway. Oh and developers, if you want to help your game out, we've got a widget and buttons you can embed on your homepage to promote the awards. Above is a demo of the widget, pretty nifty ey? MAY THE BEST GAME WIN!

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TheConjurersTower
TheConjurersTower

I'm callin' it now; it'll be 5 Nights At Freddy's. ;)

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

amazing game no doubt, but should vote for all indie games you enjoy to help them make the top 100

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Kruegercite
Kruegercite

Yeah, I came across a game on here called Flippin Doo Doo. I voted for it because it's comical and has a huge potential to go big.

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TheConjurersTower
TheConjurersTower

I plan on it! :D I love this event!

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HenryT77
HenryT77

How many nominations I may do?

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord

As many as you want. I would especially also recommend looking further than just the typical PR-drama queens. There are many projects around not having PR-gurus at their side so they need your support more than any other.

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Guest
Guest

Thanks for answer. BTW - I am tracking 232 games at this moment so do not tell me about PRdrama ;)

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HenryT77
HenryT77

Thanks for answer. BTW - I am tracking 232 games at this moment so do not tell me about PRdrama ;)

(this guest above it was me )

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Guest
Guest

Do guests votes count too?

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TKAzA Author
TKAzA

yes

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TheManWhoFlewAway

My money's on Five Nights at Freddy's :)

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AngusBeer
AngusBeer

Freedom Planet takes my vote :)

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Guest
Guest

What about a game that hasn't got a profile?

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TKAzA Author
TKAzA

then it is not eligible and should be added so it can be voted for!

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Sph!nx

Exciting times. Good luck to all participants! :-)

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LordIheanacho
LordIheanacho

Another year of awards, and Epic Games enters the sponsorship once more.

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Guest
Guest

Probably a overrated game will win.

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord

Sad that this is actually the truth :(

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mrKaizen
mrKaizen

ehi, take a look to mine:
Indiedb.com
^_^ maybe it convince you.

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btester2
btester2

SOUL AXIOM!

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Dan786
Dan786

+1 for Soul Axiom... though Master Reboot should also get a mention as it did hit console this year?

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Guest
Guest

Insurgency is def. one of the best team/coop/fps out there atm!

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blackhumourz
blackhumourz

Idd Insurgency!

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McMagic
McMagic

Thank you for this event - has forced me to write for indieDB more information about my project. Which is just as well, and I believe that others try and promote their projects as they can. And even if they do not get the nomination, so it's a great experience and greater visibility of lesser known project!
Thank you again for this event!

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TKAzA Author
TKAzA

That's exactly the purpose of indieDB, glad your enjoying it, spread the good word so more indies get noticed!

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