GAME MAKER FUND

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INTRODUCING THE $2 MILLION

This exclusive program is limited to the first 100 game pitches accepted, so sign up today to secure your opportunity to receive your share of the rewards!

We want to help you build, share and monetize YOUR amazing games on OUR 3D online gaming platform:

  • Free prime exposure for your games in The Sandbox, one of the most anticipated online PC games of 2019, and the #1 most anticipated blockchain game!
  • Keep full ownership and copyright of your games
  • Create your own games using thousands of voxel assets and visual scripting
  • Receive free LAND parcels within the biggest online voxel Metaverse
  • Reach an ever-growing community of creators and players
  • Monetize your content with our cryptocurrency SAND
  • Trade your games and assets on our marketplace
  • Be part of our Game Maker community building and defining a new gaming future

Here's how it works:

  • First, you'll sign up and submit a pitch so we can evaluate your work, as we want to encourage the best games
  • Grant payments are awarded on a per-game basis, ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 per game
  • The overall goal for the fund is to generate 100 games
  • In addition to the grant, you'll be able to monetize your game to players when The Sandbox launches

The program is limited to the first 100 pitches accepted, so sign up today!

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GRANT GUIDELINES

Eligibility

The Sandbox's Game Maker Fund is an initiative supporting all talents without any distinction of age, gender or country of origin.


What we are looking for in you

- Makers who can produce complete online gaming experiences

- Makers who can produce games that engage players in a meaningful way

- Makers who exhibit artistic imagination throughout their work

- Makers who thrive on an authentic working partnership with the players and the platform

- Makers who can assess not only the viability of their games but also their suitability for players


Copyright Ownership

You retain all rights and ownership of your content. We do not claim any ownership rights to your content.


Licensing Rights

When you upload content to The Sandbox Game Maker Fund, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-incansable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute and adapt (so as to better showcase your content, for example), publicly perform, and translate the content as needed in response to user drive actions.


Exposure

Receive prime exposure for free and a duration of 6 months, in the “Highlights” section of The Sandbox's Marketplace


Duration and Deadlines for the Game Maker Fund?

Three years, starting on August 20, 2019


Requirements/Process

1. Fill the Application Form

2. Read our Voxel Art Style Guidelines

3. Read the Glossary

4. Use The Sandbox game maker, to create and publish gaming experiences

5. Agree to The Sandbox Game Maker Fund Terms and Conditions


Selection and Review Criteria

The judges consist of The Sandbox Community Team. Here is what we will be reviewing:

- Range and quality of the game pitch

- Originality and suitability for use with assets within online interactive environments

- Artistic imagination

- Fun and enjoyment


Pitch Content

Each pitch shall be submitted to The Sandbox with the following content:

- Name

- Description

- Features

- Assets required

- Relevant documentation

- Previews


Objectives/Motives

Objectives/MotivesThe goal of this fund is to help train Game Makers to publish their creations on The Sandbox Metaverse and learn the benefits from blockchain technology:

- Create your own games using thousands of voxel assets and visual scripting

- Receive free LAND parcels within the biggest online voxel Metaverse

- Reach an ever-growing community of creators and players

- Monetize your content with our cryptocurrency SAND

- Trade your games and assets on our marketplace

- Keep full ownership and all rights for your creations

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What will I be required to submit with my application form?

You will need to provide basic information on your identity and link us to your online portfolio. You can optionally provide more documentation and previews, but this is not required.


Is my information kept private when I apply online?

The Sandbox will not release your information without your permission.


Can I submit assets that I’ve created for previous projects?

Yes, as long as you own the copyright and you have the full license rights to use them on other projects.


How much can I receive in grants per game?

The grant per game can range from $5,000 to $30,000 depending on its scale and complexity.


How many games can I submit?

Unlimited.


Can I monetize games for which I’ve received a grant from the Game Maker Fund on other platforms?

Yes, you retain all rights and ownership of your Content and can monetize them on other marketplaces. We will only request a non-exclusive permission to list the content on The Sandbox’s platform.


How many total Game Makers will be provided grants under the Game Maker Fund?

Up to 100 Game Makers will be awarded grants via the Game Creator Fund.


Do I lose the copyright for any game for which I receive a grant?

Game Makers retain all rights and ownership of their Content. We do not claim any ownership rights to their Content.


What are the licensing rights for games that I upload to The Sandbox?

When you upload Content to The Sandbox Marketplace, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute and adapt (so as to better showcase your Content, for example), publicly perform, and translate the Content as needed in response to user drive actions.

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