Welcome to the 2016 Indie of the Year awards, a chance for everyone to vote for the games that brought us joy this year. For the next 30 days your votes are going to decide this years winner in the best upcoming and released categories. We shall also share our Editors Choice picks at the end of the December. Here is how it works.
Phase 1 - Nominations Begin
Phase 2 - The TOP 100
After nominations have been tallied, the TOP 100 will be unveiled on the 11th of December and a final round of voting begins for 10 days to determine the 2016 victor.
Phase 3 - Indie of the Year 2016 Revealed
Cue the drumroll, because the wait has ended and around Christmas we are going to start announcing the 2016 winners.
- Editors Choice Award Release 22nd December
- Players Choice Unreleased Release 27th December
- Players Choice Indie of the Year Released 29th of December
Every member from the community who votes, has a chance to win a game from our #modlove collection. The more you participate, promote the awards and encourage your friends to vote the better your chance. In addition to this the winning indie teams will be heavily promoted across our network, get the prestigious honor of being able to include the award badge in their media releases and Steam profile, receive a pewter pocketwatch and possibly a Houdini Indie licence.
Good luck, get voting, feel free to utilize our promotional tools and may the best game win!
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