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Adventure Challenge


This contest is complete, and the winner has been chosen.

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We want you to design a completely unique adventure game where the players complete grand quests or amazing acts of heroism or villainy.

Your adventure must take place in a real location on Earth. However, it can be from any time period, including the future. Post- Apocalypse on the golden gate bridge, Advanced Technologies in the pyramids of Egypt, maybe we all evolved to look like cats and we live in Antarctica, the fun is up to you.

The story and immersion is the most important part of adventure games, so having a strong theme throughout the game is important.

The game should also have great replay-ability, with changing variables like, scenarios, quests, characters, maps, locations or stories.

The game must play 3 or more people. What is an adventure without friends?!

Alisha Volkman will be personally judging all entries. Here is her rubric for judging:

To qualify, your game must comply with all of the following rules:

  • Your game must be an adventure game with immersion into the world being of utmost importance.
  • Your game must support high-replayability through missions, scenarios, quests, stories, characters, locations, etc.
  • Your game must take place in a real location on Earth, in a time period of your choosing.
  • Your game must play with a minimum of 3 players, but can play with as many more as you like.
  • You are welcome to use any printables or game pieces available in our shop to create your game.
  • The cost of your game cannot exceed $34.99.
  • A rules document must be downloadable from your game's shop page and also included in the game itself. Can be in booklet or document form.
  • The game must be publish ready, meaning it has a logo, backdrop, shop ad, action shots, description, and cool factors. It must also have all images proofed, and have packaging.
  • This must be a new game created for this contest. It cannot have existed on TGC prior to the contest.
  • All artwork must be your own, commissioned by you, licensed to you, or in the public domain.
  • All entries must be submitted through TGC's game editor (by clicking on the "Contests" button) no later than Noon UTC on December 5, 2016.
  • Contestants may submit multiple entries to this contest. Each entry will be judged separately.


You retain all rights to your game and are welcome to sell it in our shop before, during, and after the contest, regardless of the outcome of the contest.

The first round of judging is handled by a community voting process. The final two rounds are handled by the judge. See complete details.


The winner shall receive all of the following prizes:
  • Automatic Showcase status on
  • 100,000 crafter points.
  • $50 of shop credit on
  • Induction into The Game Crafter Hall of Fame.

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