Past Winners


Winner: Darkroom

by Woodblok

Darkroom is a photography game with a dark sense of humour that explores the shady business of underground photojournalism set in the backdrop of a violent 1980’s era New York City.

Runner Up – Pinball Hero

by Lazy Bones

In development – a pinball roguelite game with additional class passives and epic items. The gameplay is getting chaotic – just like real pinball!

Third Place – Blackheart

by Hyporeal

As the youngest member of an immensely influential royal family, venture out into a world that is collapsing at the seams. Forge a bond with a mysterious creature from beyond the Ethereal veil and use its power to correct the apocalyptic course that fate has set.


Winner – Warrior Chef

by Rare Parrot Games

You play as Mako, a warrior chef in a world of sentient food, slicing-up enemies for ingredients to cook your abilities mid-combat. Travel through 4 Food Kingdoms in a third-person action-adventure where you’re racing to stop the spread of ‘The Rot’.

Runner Up – Undeadly

by Irreflex Studios

The premise of Undeadly is that an inexplicable cataclysm has warped reality. Now, the dead rise. You must direct a group of survivors, fighting back against the undead and navigating surreal phenomena.


Winner – Rose & Locket

by Whistling Wizard

Rose & Locket is an action-adventure journey set in the Wild West. Follow Rose as she ventures into the Underworld to free the trapped spirit of her daughter. Cinematic moments accompanied by sprawling landscapes and intense action combat.


Winner – Battlecruisers

by Mecha Weka

Arm and defend your cruiser or be sunk to the watery depths. Grow your arsenal with each victory, accruing frigates, artillery, bombers, lasers, stealth generators, and more. Reinforce your defense with shields and boosters, and enhance your production speed with an army of builder drones.


Winner – Before We Leave

by Balancing Monkey Games

Before We Leave is a city building game set in a cozy corner of the universe. Nurture your Peeps and their surroundings while rebuilding and rediscovering civilization. Settle new lands and planets while avoiding hungry Space Whales.


Winner – Ten Thousand Coins

by Thousand Tonic

Faced with an impossible task, a stray merchant fox girl must trade and pay back a mysterious debt of 10,000 gold coins in order to reach her homeland.


Winner – Caves

by Matthew Gatland

Forced underground by a devastating attack, you must explore a hidden world and build to survive. But these caves are not empty – the more you expand, the more you’ll come into conflict with the strange creatures and communities around you.