Indie Celebration is an online event which was held by Digital Dragons for the first time in 2020 during the pandemic crisis. It is an opportunity for indie developers to promote their games at this difficult time when numerous events and conferences get cancelled.
First edition took place on May 13-15, 2020 on Steam with 50 selected games, half of which have showcased a playable demos.
The event provided promotion of the indie games among customers. Media coverage reaches to 1.5 million people.
Best Indie Games winners were Ghostrunner (One More Level, Poland), The Riftbreakers (EXOR Studios, Poland), Stoneshard (Ink Stains Games, Russia.) The Community Vote winner was Last Oasis (Donkey Crew, Poland.)
Indie Celebration is back in 2021 with co-organizers DevGAMM and Reboot. This year’s edition takes place May 13-14, 2021.
Indie Showcase presents independent developers with a unique opportunity to present their games to a selected audience of industry peers, veterans, and experts, and to win a prestigious awards. It’s here that the unbound creativity of the young, passionate developers gets to meet and naturally mingle with the experience of games industry veterans from all over the world. Indie Showcase is more than just an exhibition of dozens of independent titles – it’s also a networking platform removing the distance between the developer, local and global gaming media, investors, and publishers. The Best Indie Game Award competition taking place at Digital Dragons is an opportunity to collect valuable feedback on your game from the judges and hundreds of attendees alike. The award itself can prove to be a skeleton key opening many doors in the most dynamic of modern industries. Taking part in the Digital Dragons Indie Showcase became a milestones on the way to success for many a independent developers. Become one of them!
Jury of Indie Showcase consist of acknowledged veterans of game industry in Poland: developers, journalist and marketing specialists.
Indie Showcase 2020 awards winners:
Best Indie Game 2nd Award: The Riftbreaker, EXOR Studios
Best Indie Game 3rd Award: Figment: Creed Valley, BedtimeDigital Games
Best Indie Game Community Award: Not For Broadcast, NotGames
Best Indie Game: Tsioque (Smile)
Best Mobile Indie Game: Wanderlust (Different Tales)
Community Vote: Wanderlust (Different Tales)
tvgry.pl Editor’s Choice: Inkulinati (Yaza Games)
Graczpospolita.pl Editor’s Choice: Hungry Baby (Digital Melody)
Ustatkowany gracz Editor’s Choice: Shing! (Mass Creation)
Best Indie Game: Carrion (Phobia Game Studio) Best Mobile Indie Game: Diggerman (Digital Melody) Rookie of The Year: Molecats (Vidroid) Community Vote: Carrion (Phobia Game Studio)
1st place: My Memory of Us (Juggler Games) 2nd place: We. The Revolution (Polyslash) 3rd place: Don’t Escape (scriptwelder) Community Vote: Blocky Farm (Jet Toast)
1st place: 911 Operator (Jutsu Games) 2nd place: Crush Your Enemies (Vile Monarch) 3rd place: Book of Demons (Think Trunk) Community Vote: Out of Reach (Space Boat)
1st place: The Shadowborn (My Next Games) Special Award for the Best Mobile Game: Zombiebucket Special Award for the Best Arcade Game: Angry John Special Award for a Unity3D Project: PixWing 1ndie World Special Award: The Shadowborn
Best Mobile Game: Timberman (Digital Melody) Best PC Game: Top Hat Best Game Using Unity: Mouse Craft Community Award: Gardens Inc Foodo Kitchen, Swipe Quest, and Gloria Victis gained special recognition from the Jury