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:
EAT CREATE SLEEP
SOURCE OF MADNESS
BLIND FOX GAMES
Official video from the Game Camp Visby: