Game Contest

Blender PT Game Contest

The Blender PT Game Contest 2013 has an international scope aimed towards the stimulation of the computer game development and digital entertainment industries in Portugal, promoting the use of information and communication technologies and encourage the use of the open-source 3D production tool Blender.

How to participate
Participants are asked to submit their projects to conference(at)problender(dot)pt (or blenderptconf(at)gmail(dot)com), and attach the files necessary per each of the following categories, by February 20, 2013.

Sub16 Sub18 18-25 BGE
Prize 100€
+
sponsor 1 year membership to
Blender PT Game Contest
150€
+
sponsor 1 year membership to
Blender PT Game Contest
200€
+
sponsor 1 year membership to
Blender PT Game Contest
300€
+
sponsor 1 year membership to
Blender PT Game Contest
Ages until 15 until 17 18 to 25 All
Teams (elements) 1 1 to 3 1 to 5 No limit
Condition Game concept Game developed using Blender’s help Game developed in BGE
Date By February 20, 2013
Game Day April 5, 2013
Template Portuguese .odt / .doc .odt / .doc .odt / .doc
Template English .odt / .doc .odt / .doc .odt / .doc
Attachments authorization authorization + Blender file(s) + game file(s) authorization + Blender file(s)

 

Sub16 category
Seeking an individual participant with age less than 16 years old, this category will award the best proposal for a computer game development project. The participant is required to submit a global description of the proposal, the target audience, game genre, plot, characters, visual style and game play mode.

Sub18 category
Seeking one or up to three participants with ages less than 18 years old each, this category will award the best computer game produced using Blender for at least one of the game’s development stages. Participants should submit a project report, the Blender file(s) and the executable version of the game. The report should include a global description of the game, the target audience, game genre, plot, characters, visual style, game play mode and a brief description of the game’s development stages in which Blender was used.

18-25 category
Seeking one or up to five participants with ages between 18 and 25 years old, this category will award the best computer game produced using Blender for at least one of the game’s development stages. Participants should submit a project report, the Blender file(s) and the executable version of the game. The report should include a global description of the game, the target audience, game genre, plot, characters, visual style, game play mode and a brief description of the game’s development stages in which Blender was used.

BGE category
Seeking one or up to three participants of all ages, this category will award the best computer game produced using Blender’s game engine. Participants should submit a project report and the Blender file(s) used to develop the game. The report should include a global description of the game, the target audience, game genre, plot, characters, visual style, game play mode and a brief description of the game’s development stages.

Jury review
Classifications will be assigned in the jury final meeting with no option for appeal. The three candidates to the awards in each of the three categories will be announced during the month of March 2013 and the final winners will be announced in April 6, 2013 (Game Contest Day). All submissions will be reviewed according the criteria shown in the following table.

Criteria Weighting Factor
Game Play / Immersion / Amusement 35%
Plot / Originality / Creativity 30%
Graphics 20%
Music and Sound 10%
Extras: multiplayer mode, etc. 5%

 

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