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great SUmmer PItch

The Great Summer Pitch is a free pitch-event for game developers where you can win funding and support to both release your game and start your own studio!

Win funding!

You have the opportunity to win up to 100 000 SEK to start your company.

Get Support

You get support for your project and game through our accelerator program.

Create a DEMO

With the funding you get a chance to build a demo of your game. 

STart your own studio

Take your game dev-dreams to the next level! 

WInners of The Great Summer PItch 2021

Lilium Reach

Lilium Reach

by Frostglade

Blind Survival

Blind Survival

by Noah Moltenberg Lundén



by Forgebyte Studio

Hell Punk Horror

Hell Punk Horror

by Philosophic games

Octane Remix

Octane Remix

by Team Velocita

Important dates:

April 27th

Q&A: TGSP and deliverables

Platform: Discord

Time: 16.00

May 4th

Feedback Session: High Concept



Time: 16.00

May 28th

Deadline for Application and delivery

Time: 23.59

Submit your game

June 4th


The Panel 2021

 Chief Marketing Office at

Design Advisor at


CEO and Producer at


Managing Director at

The great SUmmer pitch is also supported by

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Who can submit?

To be eligible to pitch in the pitch event you need to be 18 years or older, submit your application  and deliveries on time and deliver a pitch on the pitch day.


  • A winning game cannot enter twice. 

  • The entry must not have been published by a publisher. 

  • It’s okay to have published  your game on Kickstarter   

  • The studio must be based in Värmland or prepared to move here. 

  • Winners are selected by the panel and its decision cannot be appealed.

  • The Pitch and the deliveries needs to be in English.


The Great Journey aims to promote ambitious teams and studios looking to be a part of the growing regional games industry in Värmland. 


deliveries to Be submitted:

Name the files [Teamname/Gamename_document] and submit them as pdf:s.

A High concept

A document describing your game. What mechanics do you use, what does the core loop look like, who are you in your team.

You can find a template for the High Concept here.

If you already have a playable prototype, would we love to see it, so either send it in as an .exe or as an video with an voice over.

A look book

Part of the high concept. 

1-3 Pictures showing of your game together with a short descriptions of the art style. It can be in game footage, screenshots, concept art etc. If you do not have pictures of your game yet, you can include pictures as "inspiration" showing the aesthetic goal of the game. 

A production timeline

Part of the high concept. 

Where are you in your process? Do you have a prototype, then what is the next steps?

How big is the scope for your game?

Your pitch deck

You need to submit a pdf of your pitch deck beforehand, but you are allowed to update it up till the pitch itself.

You can find a template for a Pitch Deck here!

Each team have 15 minutes for pitch and Q&A. We recommend you pitch for around 5 minutes and leave 10 minutes for Q&A with the Panel.

In order to receive the funding you need to meet the following requirements: 

  • A detailed road map of the game release and the goal to release your game within 12 months. 

  • In order to receive any prize money, you need to have a company, we will help you start a company if you don’t already have one.

  • The company must take residence in Värmland. 

  • A pitch on the pitch day. 

  • A resolve to release your game.

Submit your game! - closed