Competition Rules for Bit1

Approved games

Bit1 competition is open for all entertainment and educational games, which core gameplay loop is playable. Original ideas of the team and projects which IP rights belong to the team. All digital platforms are approved.

No games that involve legally determined gambling according to Finnish law (Rikoslaki, 17 luku, 16 § (24.7.1998/563)).

Who can participate?

More than half of the team members must be present students during the spring semester at one of these mentioned below:

Judging criteria

Judges rate games in these three categories:

Commercial potential
Business model
Suitability for the target group

Technical execution and quality
User experience

Novelty value
Art quality
Novelty value


Best of every category, jury’s choice, makes up top three

The best Game, jury’s choice, one of the top three

Audience choice award


The Bit1 organizer reserves the right to deny a team from competing in exceptional circumstances, for example a team being over competent or their game having offensive content. In these exceptional situations the organizer first contacts the team before denying their participation.

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