|Contest name||9 card contest|
|Contest organizer||Joseph Propati (kingspud) on BGG|
|Contest start||6 January, 2020|
|Submission deadline||31 March, 2020|
The games in this contest are required to fit within the following parameters:
1 Exactly 9 Cards printed on A4/Letter paper. The preferred layout is a 3x3 grid - although other layouts are acceptable. The cards must be standard poker sized (approximately 2.5 inches x 3.5 inches / 63.5mm x 88.9mm) You may use both sides of the cards. The back side of the cards can be used for gaming purposes (i.e. both the front and back of the card are used in game play), a game logo, or be left blank (i.e. The games are not required to have card backs).
The cards may serve any game purpose. For example, cards may be used as the game board, playing pieces, random events, etc.
With the exception of the Legacy Category (see the Category section below), games may not require players to cut, bend, or mutilated the cards.
2 A4/Letter size PDF rules sheet(s) - There is no restriction on the number of pages in the rule book. The rule book may have reference information, charts, diagrams, and tables, but it may not be used as a game component. This means you can't place components on it or have it act as a component during game play. (i.e. The player should be able to play the game without the rule book once the rules are learned.)
3 The games entered in the contest should be new. To be eligible for this contest, a game must meet the following criteria.
4 You may not publish or launch a crowdfunding campaign for your entry during the contest timeframe. (Once the contest is done, you may take steps to publish your game entry but please do not do so until voting in the contest has completed.)
5 Designers need to have full legal right over the games entered into this contest. Games should not contain artwork or characters that are protected by copyright or trademark without permission from the owner. Games may include content protected by Creative Commons or Copyleft licenses so long as the rules regarding redistribution and derivative works are followed. Artwork or characters in the public domain are of course allowed.
6 All game files should be freely available online for the duration of the contest. Game files may be hosted on your own web server or online storage sites such as Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, etc. The files must be freely available to anyone with the link and users should be able to download them without needing to create an account on the hosting service.
E The games may also use a limited number of optional components, which are discussed in the Game Components Section below.
Each game entered in the contest may optionally use up to a total 18 of the following components.
The following components are not allowed:
|Is this a recurring contest?||Yes|
|How often does it reoccur?||Once a year.|