In the first big announcement of Dare Academy 2021, we are DELIGHTED to announce that 11 applicants have made it through to the interview pitch stage, which will be held on 3 June.
As we anticipated, the quality was remarkably high which made the decision making very difficult. Eight judges scored each application against the criteria of
- Creativity and Originality
- Audience Awareness
- Viablity and Scope
- Application Quality
Crabertay with “Beats of Dischordia”, a singleplayer stealth-action rhythm game
Team Cannon “Shell with Floral Fever”, a player vs player plant growing game
Tub Club with “Valley Peaks”, a first person platform adventure
Forgotten Studios with “Hotaru”, a fairytale narrative exploration game
Puddlefoot Games with “Adventures of Eolas and Inntinn” an educational mental health adventure game.
Wallfox Games with “T-Wrecks”, a “runner” style exercise game
Tartan Paint with “The Social Space”, an applied social experience game
Team Dash with “Backdashers” an accessible 3D party fighting game
Team Blu Cow with “Escape the UwUverse” a Sci-fi, twin stick puzzle game
Tin Fish Games with “Going Yonder”, a mini open-world island adventure
Queer <coded> with “Homebound” queer story-focused road trip game
We hope to announce the finalists on June 4.