FAQ (EN)

I made a game as part of a study project (for school, a thesis etc), can I submit it?
Yes, as long as it doesn’t violate any other rules of for submissions and does not infringe the terms agreed with your school or institution.
Fri, 5 Feb, 2016 at 1:41 PM
How many games will be selected for BIG Festival?
The number of games varies from year to year, but at least 50 games will be selected for the competitive exhibition and at least 20 games for the non-compet...
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 1:34 PM
Will BIG accept projects with complex setups?
Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept games with complex setups.
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 1:41 PM
May I update my entry/game after submitting?
Yes, until the game submission deadline, simply resubmit the game through the submission form. We will consider the last form submitted. If you update t...
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 3:11 PM
Who will evaluate the games?
The evaluation of the games submitted to the festival is carried out by the Festival's Selection Committee. For more information, see the section How t...
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 1:58 PM
How does the festival deal with copyrights / intellectual property?
We can divide the question into three parts: 1. Responsibility of whoever submits the game: the person responsible for the game must have the power to s...
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 2:12 PM
Are games with copyrighted material allowed?
By submitting the game to the festival, you warrant that you have all copyrights to all parts of the game, including codes, images, text, sounds, music and ...
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 2:20 PM
Will I receive confirmation of my submission?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation onscreen and/or via e-mail, depending on the category you submitted your game to.
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 2:18 PM
Can I replace my entry with a newer and better version after I’ve submitted?
Yes, until the game submission deadline, simply resubmit the game through the submission form. We will consider the last form submitted. If you update t...
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 3:13 PM
Can my game be disqualified after I submit it?
Yes, the game can be disqualified if it disrespects any of the Festival Rules.
Sun, 7 Nov, 2021 at 2:24 PM