Application phase: 15. July 2018 to 6. October 2018
Only through the application form. It is not possible to submit your application before.
The applications that qualify in our preliminary round will be requested as a prototype for the main round. The Hippodice asks the respective game designers by email, to send in their prototypes to the Hippodice by post. The postal address and the closing date (end of October) will also be communicated in this email.
The final round will take place: March 2019
This is the end of the 2019 competition. The winners will be announced within a few days.
Contact to many publishers
All authors of the main round receive feedback: Praise, criticism, suggestions and suggestions for improvement — summarised from the evaluation sheets of the test rounds
Award ceremony and result report increase awareness (Hippodice website, delivery to publishers and press representatives, BGG, social media)
Good publishing opportunities for successful prototypes
Numerous publications of participating games, among others: West of Africa, Ruhrschifffahrt, Mombasa. Many more examples in our long list of published titles.
Compressed presentation of the best rated prototypes from the main round
High-quality prototypes selection thanks to numerous independent test rounds with evaluation system
Wide range of different genres and game types
High number of published prototypes proves high quality of games
Numerous international participants
Only unpublished game ideas
Board-, card-, dice- and other games
Everyone may participate as a game designer
National and international attention
Dates of the next competition will be published on our website in 3rd Quarter of each year.