Boardgame and RPG Convention
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Game Design Contest

CinCityCon: Game Pitch & Design Contest

CinCityCon is pleased to announce our third annual CinCityCon Game Pitch and Design Contest

Our contest consists of a preliminary round reviewing game sheets and a summary of your game and the final round at CinCityCon Friday night starting at 6:00.

Our intention is to have your pitch for the game and your game evaluated by gaming enthusiasts in the initial rounds and publishers in the final round.  Every entrant with get feedback on their pitch and game.  It is not our intention to complete a full run through of your game.


Games will be evaluated on the following:

  • Pitch – Ability to clearly state basic game theme, mechanics, and play in a short period of time.
  • Innovation – The mechanics are fresh and innovative; they are well-suited to the game’s experience.
  • Presentation – The game’s theme and experience is compelling; iconography is clear and useful. Extensive art is not necessary but can be helpful in relating the theme.
  • Fun – The game works as a whole package; it is appropriate for the intended audience; it incorporates an appropriate balance of luck and skill; the experience is memorable.

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Awards:  There will be an overall game winner.  In addition, we will hand out awards for games based on originality and playability.


Cost:  The entry fee is $20. If you make it through the first round, you will need to purchase at least a Fri badge (also good on Sunday) or a weekend badge for CinCityCon.   Enter the contest now!


Game Demo Tables

For $40 for the weekend (plus a weekend badge) you can reserve your own game table to demo your game.  You will be right out in the middle of our open play area.  This is for designers that want feedback on their game or to demo a game to raise interest on the game.  If you have copies of your game, you may sell them too (or do pre-orders), but you must be demoing. All purchases include a 6 foot table and chairs. Purchase your game table!

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