Homegrown mobile game developer, Miiny Mobile Gaming Network has announced its inaugural Mobile Game Development and Illustration Talent Competition today, at the company’s launch and networking event, a platform for aspiring game developers and illustrators.
Through the seven-month competition, Miiny aims to discover and recognize aspiring mobile game developers and illustrators in Singapore, while providing them an opportunity to collaborate with Miiny on top quality mobile games across the globe.
We are constantly on the lookout for collaborative opportunities. Our first ever Mobile Game Development and Illustration Talent Competition is the perfect avenue for us to reach out to undiscovered local talents who have a passion for the gaming industry, especially within Singapore. Through this initiative, we also aim to develop a stable community of homegrown game developers, while providing global collaborative opportunities.
Said Kenneth Tham, Founder of Miiny.
Winners of the competition will be invited to join Miiny’s development team and publish their prize-winning games on Miiny’s platform. Winning game developers will also receive up to S$5,000 worth of prizes while winning illustrators will receive up to S$3,000 worth of prizes. Opened to all Singaporean citizens and permanent residents, judges will focus on participants originality, creativity, design and interface as judging criteria.
Also debuting at the event are three mobile games uniquely developed by Miiny. Available for download on the Google Play and Apple App Store, these games include:
- Miiny Landlord Fight – A card game based on the hugely popular game from China, Dou Di Zhu. In this game, two Farmers challenge one Landlord, the side that plays all of his/her cards first wins the game.
- Egg Legend – A three-match game that requires different strategies to arrange three to five eggs in a row or column (horizontally or vertically). l You are part of the mighty King Eggzian army and their quest to reclaim the baby Eggzians, outplaying and outwitting the Dragon that has stolen the baby Eggzians.
- Miiny Poker – Designed based on the world’s most popular poker game, “Texas Hold ‘Em“, the rules are simple: Place your bets, pick your cards and play. Players can showcase their skills against the best poker players from all over the world.
Mobile Game Development and Illustration Talent Competition Details
The official competition’s official website www.miinycontest.com will go live on 16 January 2018. Interested participants can register by 15 March, and submit their games through the portal by 9 August. Judging will commence from 10 August to 9 October, and winners will be publicly announced by the end of October.