Nominated titles are displayed in random order. The winners will be announced on May 20th, 2021.

Inkslinger

A Romancepunk, typing-game tragedy set on the harsh, guild-structured Isle Shammer. Write letters and speeches for your inkslinger clientele, and get transported into vivid daydreams about your troubled past in the smog-ridden Queendom of Nomania.

Suzerain

In 1954, the country of Sordland is emerging from a 20-year dictatorship, following a bloody civil war. You play as a charismatic young man, Anton Rayne, who has surprised everyone by rising to the top of the party in power and getting elected as the new President of Sordland.

Before Your Eyes

An emotional first-person narrative where you control the story—and affect its outcomes—with your real-life blinks. Through this innovative technique you will experience a soul’s journey into the afterlife, as an entire life flashes before your eyes.

In My Shadow

In My Shadow is a twisted puzzle platformer in which you play with shadows using your imagination to solve uniquely clever puzzles.

The game tells the story of Bella, a young woman who had a fallout with her family years ago and now struggles to confront her past. Her childhood memories come to life as shadows on the wall of her house, and each room of that house challenges you to use the shadows in new ways.

Animal Farm

Orwell’s Animal Farm is a text-based choice-driven narrative game where all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. Immerse yourself in George Orwell's story of absolute power and corruption and follow the ups and downs of Animalism.