Choose your CRYENGINE Indie Game of the Year for 2018!

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CRYENGINE Indie Game of the Year Award 2018 - Cast your Vote!

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As we head into 2019, we decided it was a great time to take a look back at some of the awesome indie games developed on CRYENGINE from last year. A panel selected from our CRYENGINE team picked out a shortlist of games that were released during 2018, from a field of fantastic work. To keep things fair, no early access games were considered for entry. If you want to take a peak at the nominees & the winner of last year; Aporia: Beyond the Valley, just check them out, here.

The nominees are below, and it’s down to you, our fellow CryENGINEERS, to select your favorite. As thanks, there isn’t just a prize for the winner, but also the chance to win a prize for everyone who votes; as we will raffle game keys among everyone who comments & votes for their favorite. Congratulations to all of our nominees, and without further ado, the games in the running are:

Get Miscreated on Steam Now! Miscreated is an open-world online hardcore survival game. Humanity has been brought to its knees after a devastating war. The remaining survivors face an unforgiving, post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a mutant plague. Can you survive this exhilarating online multiplayer experience?
Get Shadowside on Steam Now! ShadowSide is a mysterious exploration game featuring a highly interactive environment, beautiful graphics, and a story with multiple endings. The game follows the adventures of a police officer called Alex, whose mundane life is turned upside down by a terrifying event... get ready for plot twists!
Get UAYEB Episode 1 on Steam Now! UAYEB is a single-player, story-driven adventure and puzzle game, with survival and crafting elements. You’ll take on the role of a former game developer lost in a forgotten land reclaimed by nature. With the help of your friend Joanna, you must explore a hostile environment and unravel the clues that lead to a lost Maya civilization.
We’re proud to serve an amazing community. You help shape the development of the engine, make awesome games with it, and support each other on various projects. From programmers to artists, designers, and so many of you who use and contribute towards our tech in so many ways, there cannot be a more talented, friendly, or basically awesome game dev community out there. So as part of the CRYENGINE Indie Game of 2018 awards, we want give a little something back.

Vote + leave a comment on this thread and let us know why you voted for the game in question for a chance to win a prize!
Rules FAQ:
  • You need to leave a comment to be considered for the raffle; voting alone isn't enough.
  • By commenting on the thread you agree to the rules and terms of the raffle.
  • You only need to leave ONE comment on this thread, multiple comments won't get you additional chances to win.
  • Don't spam this thread, normal forum rules still apply.
  • If you break the forum rules on this or any other thread during the time of the raffle, you're disqualified.
  • There's a limited number of keys, so not everyone who votes might get one, but commenting gets you a ticket for the raffle.
  • Raffle & Voting runs from Dec 18 2017 until Jan 15 2018.

Good luck to everyone and get voting!

Re: CRYENGINE Indie Game of the Year Award 2018 - Cast your Vote!

Participation terms – CRYENGINE's Best Indie Game of the Year Voters' Raffle


Crytek GmbH („Crytek“), Hugo-Junkers-Strasse 3, D-60386 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, is the operator of the CRYENGINE's Best Indie Game of the Year Voters' Raffle („Raffle“) By participating in the Raffle, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these “Participation Terms”.
This Raffle is open only to legal residents who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Crytek GmbH, each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, and promotion agencies, directors, officers and distributors and other prize suppliers, and each of their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household (whether legally related or not) of each are not eligible to enter or win.
Participants who do not comply with these Participation Terms, or attempt to interfere with the Contest in any way, shall be disqualified. Crytek may also disqualify participants for other material reasons, e.g. if a participant threatens or insults Crytek employees or other participants.

Crytek reserves its right to modify, interrupt or end the Raffle at any time.

Participating in the Contest

The Raffle will begin on January 14, 2019 with the announcement of the Raffle on Crytek’s CRYENGINE website and ends at 11:59 PM CEST on January 25th, 2019.
The prizes will be revealed with announcement of the Raffle on Crytek’s CRYENGINE website (forum). The prizes will not be instantly accessible and will be distributed after winners have been chosen. There is no cost or obligation associated with participating in the Contest..

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Participants may submit one vote only. One vote + 1 comment validates one entry for the Raffle.

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The winners will be selected in Crytek’s sole discretion and can be announced anytime during the Raffle, but not later as within three (3) days after the end of the Raffle. All winners will be notified via email within approximately five (5) days after the winners are selected. The email address used to contact the winners will be the one they registered with on In order for a potential winner to claim their prize, the potential winner must respond within ten (10) days of notification and may be required to provide additional information and/or pass a test of skill within ten (10) days of date of notification. Failure to comply within this time period, or if prize notification or if winner is found to be ineligible, or not in compliance with these Participation Terms, will result in the potential winner forfeiting the prize and being disqualified and an alternate potential winner being selected from among remaining eligible entries.

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