GameStart Indie Awards


We launched our first GameStart Indie Awards in 2016, to recognise the great indie games and developers who exhibit at GameStart. Last year we sent Gattai Games (Singapore) and Another Indie (China) to exhibit at our partner event,  Taipei Game Show, and this year we are looking to send another two to Taiwan in January 2018.

All visitors to GameStart 2017 will be given a voting card, so please support your favourite games at the show and submit your votes by 1pm on Sunday, 15 October!

The GameStart Indie Award winners will be selected from companies exhibiting at GameStart 2017.

  • All games showcased at the Founders Base area


  • Visitor’s Choice – Voted for by GameStart 2017 visitors and exhibitors
    • All GameStart 2017 visitors will receive a voting card to nominate their favourite game
    • The award goes to indie who receives the most votes
  • Judge’s Choice – Decided by our panel of judges

Results will be announced and winners presented with the awards on the Main Stage in the evening on 15 October 2017.


Each award winner will receive:

  • A paid trip to exhibit and showcase your game at Taipei Game Show 2018 (flight and accommodation for 1 person)
  • B2B Zone Booth (25 & 26 January 2018)

Please send any queries on the above to


Founded in early 2016, Critical Forge is a young indie studio with an old gaming soul. Based out of Jakarta, the small team has spent the last year working to create new worlds and multilayered experiences that will please old-school gamers around the world.

MINTSPHERE is a collaborative work of talented people aiming for unique, lovingly crafted games to inspire everyone. We are based in Asia and currently focuses on Flash-powered browser games and mobile devices such as iPhone, Android, and even non-smart phones!

MosStudio Pte Ltd
Started in 2015 by Massimo Mercurio, MOS Studio is the result of many disciplines merging together to coalesce into the mobile gaming studio. The experience of years dedicated to project management, building, design, and construction, and art creation meets the enthusiasm for the gaming world in an unusual integrated solution that celebrates creativity and quality. At MOS Studio, we are dedicated to designing and producing games on the iOS and Android platforms that are both entertaining and enriching with the greater purpose of exploring new boundaries and delivering a better gaming experience.

Established and founded in January 2017 by 5 individuals., RedRain Game Studio is a small indie company based in Jakarta, Indonesia. The studio focuses on Game Development, Arts, and Game Assets.  Tiles Of Waktu is the first game developed by RedRain and had been selected in GamePrime 2017, the game also won a Citizen Choice Award in GamePrime 2017. They are currently working on improving Tiles of Waktu, with future titles Tiles Of Dadu and Tiles Of Kartu to come in the future.