The 2020 Freeplay Awards
The 2020 Freeplay Awards are now open.
For submission, creators must be able to provide a copy of the game (via a private URL, access through the App Store, Play Store, Steam, Itch.io, Humble or the like, or physically get it to us within the submission period).
Submissions will close 11:59pm (AEDT) on Sunday 29th March, 2020. Any games being submitted by post (see submission form for address) must be post-marked by 29th March, and received by Freeplay within two working days of the deadline.
Finalists will be announced four weeks after submissions close. The Awards Ceremony will take place on Sunday 17th May, during the Freeplay Independent Games Festival in Melbourne, Australia.
2020 Freeplay Award Categories:
- The Freeplay Award (Best Game)
- Excellence in Design
- Excellence in Visual Art
- Excellence in Audio
- Excellence in Narrative
- Non-Digital Game Award
- Micro-Game Award
- Experimental Game Award
- Student Game Award
- Across The Ditch Award
All games will be considered for The Freeplay Award (Best Game).
Short descriptions of each category may be found on the submission form.
Please read before applying:
Sunday 29th March, 11:59pm (AEDT)
Submission closes in:
The Freeplay Award: New Ice York
Excellence in Design: JUMPGRID
Excellence in Visual Art: Necrobarista
Excellence in Audio: Skyward Journey
Excellence in Narrative: The Haunted Island, a Frog Detective Game
Non-Digital Game Award: Edible Games Cookbook
Micro-Game Award: Novena
Experimental Game Award: The Common Campfire
Student Game Award: Pigeon Game
Across The Ditch Award: Toripon 鳥ポン