Game Camp Visby 2018

Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 00:00

Game Camp Visby was held 12th - 14th October 2018 on Gotland, Sweden's largest island. Visby is a medieval town and modern day UNESCO world Heritage site.

Game Camp Visby was focused on launching new companies and helping startups off the ground.

More than 60 participants attended our international 48h business development bootcamp for game developers from Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Sweden. During the three days, the participants focused on building the business side of their startup cross-border game studios, further developed their business models and investor pitches as well as established a roadmap to launch their game to the market. Altogether 19 teams with existing game prototypes received support from experienced game development veterans and mentors.

After 48 hours of mentoring, hard work and pitching our distinguished jury of game industry experts awarded following teams:

Special prize – All Access Pass to Casual Connect: Eat Create Sleep

Danielle Unéus, Johannes Westberg

   

Prize 1. BetterBuilt Studio

Emelie Rodin, Maximilian Höglund

   

Prize 2. Lizard Hazard Games

Salli Loikkanen, Sylvia Smatanová, Julia Rässa

   

Prize 3. Lorn Vale

Christopher Legecky, Rolands Vanags, Toni Arvilommi

 

The jury nominated 10 potential teams as candidates for publisher/investor events that will be arranged in Spring 2019 in Game Developers Conference - San Francisco:

ADDINSPIRATION
BIRD PALS
EAT CREATE SLEEP
HEXAGONAL
NYAARGH!
ORBITBREAK
ROBO_PROXY
SOOPELI STUDIOS
SOURCE OF MADNESS
BLIND FOX GAMES

More photos from Game Camp Visby: by Ulf Benjaminsson HERE and by Game Camps HERE.

Official video from the Game Camp Visby:

 

 

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