The Project of the Month was (re)created to raise awareness for individual free game projects and for the the free gaming community in general. Several websites teamed up to make this happen. The supporters of the award are:
Freegamer, Linux Game Database, Rootgamer, Gamin On Linux, Linux Gaming News and Portable Linux Games.
The prize for the Project of the Month is one month promotion provided by the supporting websites. Eligible are free Linux game projects. The voting process and everything else is described in more detail at the Project of the Month page.
In short it consist of two stages:
- nomination stage
where 10 game projects are nominated by one of the award supporters and a
- voting stage
where the winner is decided by approval vote by the community
The first award will be Project of the Month January 2014! And the short list of 10 nominees is currently created by Freegamer. The online vote for all registered users will be opened 25th of November 2013.
The way the Project of the Month will be promoted by the award supporters will follow shortly. Stay tuned.
The Linux Game Awards team
If you want to support the Project of the Month award or have any other questions you can contact us at: mail at linuxgameawards dot org
10 games were nominated for the project of the month, you can vote till the 24th and the winning project will get free ads on the participating GNU/Linux gaming websites (including LGN).
Here is the list:
- Stunt Rally
- 0 A.D.
- The Dark Mod
So go VOTE!