Meet the Philly technologists up for 2017 Philly Geek Awards - Philly


Jul. 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Meet the Philly technologists up for 2017 Philly Geek Awards

It's time to give your local geeks some love. Get tickets to the black-tie event happening Aug. 26.

At the 2016 Philly Geek Awards.

(Photo by Clever Girl Photography)

At last year’s Philly Geek Awards, the evening was a whirlwind of Philly’s most passionate people.

From technologists to impact leaders, from game developers to nonprofits, the geeked-out gala is back Aug. 26 and we now have the list of nominees you told us about.

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The full list of nominees is available but we’ve gone ahead and rounded up a few tech related ones for ya:

Startup of the Year

Technologist of the Year

Game of the Year

  • Jawns: Game design shop Cipher Prime took this award last year with Tailwind: Prologue. This year they’re back with a game that promises “the speed of checkers and the depth of chess.”
  • Lazer Ryderz!Anthony Amato and Nicole Kline of Cardboard Fortress Games made this Kickstarter-backed tabletop game, which comes with its own synth-driven soundtrack.
  • Super Rock Blasters!: A multiplayer game inspired by Asteroids from QuadraTron Games, an indie dev studio formerly based at the Philly Game Forge.

Again, you can see the full list of nominees right over here.


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