A competition divided in three categories:
– Best hackable game (where any player can remix game mechanics, fork code, or use assets from the web to create their own version.
– Best Multi-Device game … to “explore” concepts like asymmetric gaming, alternate reality games, and companion apps
– And best Web-only Game (for games that can only be played on the web).
And what do winners get? Besides grabbing get a Nvidia GeForce GTX670 if you’re one of the 3 category winners there will be a special prize for the “Grand Champion”… an all expense paid trip to San Francisco for GDC 2013 with hotel accommodation, tickets to the GDC …and a large etc. Sounds about fair.
You’ll have to submit your playable prototype by Feb 24 built using open web technologies and the game should run plug-in free on the browser of course. And to get things started properly they’re organising 2 simultaneous game jams in New York and London this weekend (apparently more are coming later on) so if you’re around…. (more info here).