Indie Blast

Are you an indie developer and have an interesting project?

Then Indie Blast is a great opportunity to demonstrate your game on your personal booth!

Prizes

Best Conference Game

$10 000

Kefir gives $ 10,000 to the winner

Best conference game that was performed online

$1 000

– 1000 USD

– Promotion of an application to Xsolla Funding Club

Best conference game that was performed live

$1 000

– 1000 dollars of USA;
– guarantee 20% from requested investment studio from Xsolla Funding Club (no more than 250К, in case of a second investor);
promotion in Xsolla Funding Club;
– 1-month subscription for the platform 80 Level Talent with access to post vacancies on the site 80LV and access to the art base of specialists.

Winners of all nominations receive

– Free use of the login and launcher for the duration of Friends & Family and Alpha tests (100 MAU limit, 25GB build size and 25TB total traffic)

– Free design mockups for Xsolla Launcher, Xsolla Login, landing page and forum for the participant’s game, as well as programs for video bloggers

– Setting up and launching a landing page for pre-orders or any stage of monetization using Xsolla Site Builder

– Free setup and launch of Xsolla In-Game Store for games with connected cross-platform inventory and storage at Xsolla facilities (limited to 10K MAU). Assistance in organizing a “selling” store with the selection of the correct regional prices.

– publication of a vacancy for an artist / designer / animator on the website 80 LV (with marketing support from 80 Level in building an HR brand and promoting a vacancy)

– Help with preparing the game to attract investors

– Invitation to the Xsolla Funding Club service to find co-investors

All participants receive

– USD 500 credit line to work with Xsolla Partner Network products

– an invitation to the Xsolla Diamond Club – a closed professional networking club that provides industry participants (developers and publishers) not only with the opportunity to communicate with each other, but also with unique privileges.

Best Art (For projects that participate online)

Wacom Intuos S Best Mobile Art

Wacom presents the Wacom Intuos S tablet for the best art in mobile projects that participate online.

Wacom Intuos S for Best PC Art

Wacom presents the Wacom Intuos S tablet for the best art in PC projects that participate online.

Best Art (For projects that participate in a live conference in Kiev)

Wacom Intuos S Best Mobile Art

Wacom presents the Wacom Intuos S tablet for the best art in mobile projects that participate Live.

Wacom Intuos S for Best PC Art

Wacom presents the Wacom Intuos S tablet for the best art in PC projects that participate Live.

Best Gameplay (For projects that participate online)

Kingston Fury Beast 32Gb(2x16GB) DDR4 3200MHz Black

Versum Company presents for the nomination Best Gameplay, a project that participates in online – Memory modules Kingston Fury Beast 32Gb (2x16GB) DDR4 3200MHz Black

SSD Samsung 980 1ТB M.2

Versum Company presents for the nomination Best Gameplay, a project that participates in online – Samsung 980 1TB M.2 SSD

Best Gameplay (For projects that participate in a live conference in Kiev)

Kingston Fury Beast 32Gb(2x16GB) DDR4 3200MHz Black

Versum company presents for the Best Gameplay nomination, the project that participates in the live conference in Kiev – Memory modules Kingston Fury Beast 32Gb (2x16GB) DDR4 3200MHz Black

SSD Samsung 980 1ТB M.2

Versum company presents for the Best Gameplay nomination, the project that participates in the live conference in Kiev – SSD Samsung 980 1ТB M.2

Best Сasual Game

PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

Clever Ads Solutions company gives for the Best Casual Game nomination – PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

What is Indie Blast?

Indie Blast is an exhibition for indie projects where different teams can get their booths and opportunity to:

  • • present their game to the public and media,
  • • attract the attention of publishers and investors,
  • • get feedback from players and colleagues,
  • • take part in Indie Blast Awards nominations

and just expand the circle of useful contacts!

How to participate in the Indie Blast?

• fill out an application for participation in a timely manner, wait for confirmation of the application from the indie coordinator (within 3 days)

• get any ticket

ATTENTION!

An approved application and ticket availability guarantee the team an online stand to participate in Indie Blast for all conference days.

Priority in choosing the stand and the day of exposure is given to the teams that sent the application earlier.

Application Deadline November 10, 2021

What is the Indie Blast Awards?

Indie Blast Awards is a competition of game projects in various categories and it's held among the participants of the Indie Blast exhibition. According to the opinion of the professional industry jury, the best projects will win in several nominations and get valuable prizes from organizers and sponsors.

How to attend the Indie Blast Awards?

  • • Fill out the participant’s application in a timely manner, wait for confirmation from the indie coordinator (within 3 days)
  • • get any ticket

ATTENTION!

Ratings in all nominations are set by a remote jury

Playable demos of games to evaluate the jury must be sent out no later than November 10, 2021

Confirmed application and purchased ticket guarantee the team participation in the Indie Blast Awards

Prizes are awarded on the last day of the conference at the award ceremony.

Application Deadline November 10, 2021

Project submission deadlines:

Until November 10, 2021 the team has to :

  • • submit a preliminary application for participation in the conference, you must send all the data on your project and buy tickets;
  • • send the final version of the project, which will be evaluated by the conference jury.

Indie Blast jury

Sergey Snisarenko

Game designer with 12 years of experience working for companies such as Mind Link, Symphony Games, Nival Red. At the moment, Sergey works at Red Beat.

Alexey Izvalov

Business Developer at Tap Nation hyper-casual publisher and Regional Coordinator of the Global Game Jam in Eastern Europe. Since 2016 he has been organizing jams and hackathons. Having worked at FGL, Enhance and Lion Studios, he has provided game improvement tips to thousands of indie developers. Your own dream project is a global strategy.

Ivan Kovalov

A talented solo indie developer, the author of the innovative G30 game, which has received many international awards and features from Apple and Google. Indie Games Showcase winner by Google Most Innovative Game, Casual Connect USA & Kyiv Best Mobile Game, CEEGA Awards Excellence in Game Design, DevGAMM Best Mobile Game & Critics' Choice, GTP Indie Cup. 3

Yuri Lyashenko

Lead game designer at Kefir, producer of the Frostborn project. He had a hand in the creation of all the studio's games from Jammer to LastDay on Earth. He is directly involved in the selection of teams for external projects. Master of Updates for Exorbitant Gross Growth, Commander of the Order of Merit for Game Design, 2nd Class.

Eugene Maleev

Business Head at Xsolla. Has been over 20 years in gamedev industry. He worked for such companies as DTF Games Studio, Nival Interactive, Nival Online, Astrum Online Entertainment, Mail.ru Games, Super.com. During his career, he was a journalist, PR specialist, producer, director of marketing and bizdev. He was directly involved in the marketing strategies implementation for more than 40 gaming products, including Heroes of Might and Magic 5, "Legend: Legacy of the Dragons", 5th Street ("Couple Pa: City of Dances"), Perfect World, Allods Online, Lord of the Rings Online, etc. For more than 5 years, he headed e-commerce at Yandex.Money, turning Yandex.Money into Yandex.Checkout. He was on the developer, publisher, outsourcer and investment fund sides. At Xsolla he is responsible for the development of several product solutions, including Xsolla Clubs, support game developer competitions and investment initiatives for early-stage projects.

Nikita Chuchko

Indie Master in Games Gathering

Andrey Roscha

Works at Frogwares as a Concept artist. 18 years of experience in the industry, dozens of closed projects of different genres and platforms.

Beata Kurkul

Since 2008 work in casual games. First as a concept-artist in ERS Game Studios, then 2D artist, lead artist. Since 2018 - Art-director in GrandMa Studios. In free time - combat artist.

Roman Guro

In the gaming industry since 2001. Art Trainer of the Online Courses of Academic drawing and Concept Art at GUROED.COM. Art director of the Red Beat company (Ukraine). Previous work experience: King Ltd (Singapore), Nival (Ukraine), Crytek GmbH. (Germany), Creoteam (Ukraine) etc. The main directions: Art Education, Art Direction, Characters Design, Illustrations, 3D.

Arthur Mostovoy

"With about 10 years of experience in video game industry Arthur Mostovoy has been Head Of Studio at Larian St. Petersburg since 2019. He started his journey as a modder of Mount & Blade before joining leading game design and production at Pixonic and later on managing the studio and production at Azur Games. Larian Studios is an independent Belgian game developer and publisher founded in 1996 that is behind the award-winning RPGs in the Divinity universe, currently working away on Baldur's Gate 3."

CONTACTS

Sponsors and partners issues
Oleksandr Khrutskiy

СЕО & FOUNDER

Oleksandr Khrutskiy

+380 67 909 5229
Sponsors, partners and speakers issues
Irina Syomka

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, PARTNER

Irina Syomka

+380 95 391 1292
Indie developers curator
Nikita Chuchko

INDIE MASTER

Nikita Chuchko

+380 98 089 8003
Building locations and working with contractors
Tim Kopylov

EVENT MANAGER

Tim Kopylov

+380 95 710 1564
Client manager
Victoria Shapkina

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Victoria Shapkina

+38 063 734 0323
Content and speakers issues
Anastasia Sokolova

SPEAKERS MANAGER

Anastasia Sokolova

+38 066 663 26 16
Content manager
Daria Shlykova

MEDIA COORDINATOR

Daria Shlykova

+38 099 245 9122
Communication with visitors | Tickets
Angelina Krupskaya

VISITOR RELATIONS MANAGER

Angelina Krupskaya

+380 95 046 7929
Elena Lobova

ADVISOR

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+380 66 569 9981
Yaroslav Kot

ADVISOR

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