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Dear board game designers,

Ludopolis Contest is back in 2013! Every person aged 18 or more may enter the contest, regardless of his nationality or having or not any game published. Only unpublished games will be admitted, and each designer can send up to 3 games. Games that have entered the previous edition of the contest are eligible only if significant changes in the rules have been made. Only board games will be accepted. Preferably, the contest is seeking for family and fast games. So, it is not recommended to send games that exceed 75 minutes (approx.) of game play. Participation is free.

Important dates:
1. Submissions until January 13, 2013.
2. Pre-selection of a maximum of 30 games for the second phase of the contest, until March 10.
3. Preselected Prototypes must be sent until April 5.
4. Selection of a maximum of 10 finalists until June 17.
5. Jury meeting: between 17 de June and July 22 (selection of the winner and, if applicable, of the 2nd and 3rd places).
6. Announcement of Ludopolis Contest winner on July 23.

After searching near some potential partners who presented some proposals, the publisher partner of Ludopolis Contest will be the Portuguese publisher Runadrake (www.runadrake.com). The winner of 2013 edition will be published through Runadrake in Essen 2013.

But there is more! If the quality of the finalists is considered adequate by the Jury, 1 or 2 games may be also awarded (and published, if their designers wish so). The 2nd place may be published (500 units minimum), and the 3rd place may also be published (250 units minimum).

The complete Regulation may be found here:
http://www.mediafire.com/view/?m2ix744576oazdt and soon in the website www.ludopolis.pt.

Do not forget the final day for game submissions: January 13! Good synapses!

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The games are arriving fast to the 2nd edition of Ludopolis Contest! Is the winner still out there? whistle

Until 13 January 2013 submit your entries to concurso@ludopolis.pt!The prize is to have your game published!

Thanks and have nice moments designing games...
 
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Games are coming fast!

One more week to enter your games!

Good luck everyone!
 
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Hello! This contest is closed, I presume? How are the entries? How many did you get?
 
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Hello,

This 2nd edition we have received 144 games from 11 countries!

96 designers entered the contest (8 of them with co-designers who are not counted it this number)
22 designers sent 2 games
13 designers sent 3 games

Thanks to all the participants! It's now one of the huge contests thanks to you =)

Alexandre Garcia (organizer)

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The results of the 1st step have been communicated by email today.

Good luck to the preselected games and thank you to all the participants! It was very hard to find 32 games among 144 good designs!

 
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Here are the finalists from Ludopolis Contest 2013:

1. Neuneuil (France)
2. 4 éléments (France)
3. Boussole (France)
4. 1066 (France)
5. Exogamic (Spain)
6. SuperVillains (Canada)
7. Satrap (Spain)
8. Meteor Strike (Canada)
9. Minas da Ganância (Portugal)
10. Time Troopers (Canada)

Thank you to all the 144 participants. The average quality of the games was high comparatively to previous edition.

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And the winners are:

1. 4 éléments from Eric Baccala (France);
2. Exogamic from Alejandro Llopart Rodríguez (Spain);
3. Neuneuil from Valentin Griveau /France).

Thanks to all participants and see you in 2014!!
 
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