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Contest nameGeekway Game Design Contest 2019
Contest organizerGeekway to the West Convention
Contest start28/01/2019
Submission deadline28/02/2019
Entry feenone
Monetary prizes?$250 gift card to Miniature Market
Other prizes?

Additionally, the winner will be offered a contract by Indie Boards and Cards for publication!

All four finalists will receive a prize (chosen by Geekway and likely to be something silly).

More information

Only ticketed attendees for Geekway to the West 2019 are eligible to enter the contest.

Contest requirements

To enter, a contestant must fill out the linked survey by 11:59 PM CST, February 28, 2019: Entrants should adhere to the following guidelines:
Full published copy should fit in a box like the one Resistance comes in (6 x 8 x 2 inches, but why don’t you just go buy a copy of Resistance just to make sure your game fits, because after all the publisher is the sponsor of this thing).
Component count limited to 120 pieces, mostly cardboard. No miniatures.
Play time of 45 minutes or less
No 2-player only games (but 2-4 or 2-6 or whatever is fine).
IBC is looking particularly for games that have a strong social component. Dry euros are discouraged, as are worker placement games, trick taking games, real-time games, or party games like Cards Against Humanity or Pictionary.
Some examples of games that fit the mold (from the IBC catalog, of course) are Coup, Kodama, Aeon’s End, and Resistance.

Is this a recurring contest?Yes
How often does it reoccur?Every convention