Welcome to the voting for the Great Indie Bake Off of 2008. Created and organized by Gavin from Antair Games, indie developers were invited to bake cakes and send in the pictures. And to commemorate the bake off some fantastic prizes have been donated by the bakers. Voting and contest entries end 1/25/2009.


Place your vote


Take a look at the cakes and other baked goods below and choose your favorite by click on the Vote button to the right of the image of your favorite. Please note that you can vote only once per IP address. After you vote you'll be able to leave your email address to enter the contest for the prizes donated by the bakers.




ScribBall


our review: ScribBall a ball popping game with a great crayon style. (iTunes Link )
★★★★☆ :: Read Our Review»





Zen Bound


about the app: Coming soon from Secret Exit





Flick Bowling


about the app: Six characters, ten pins and beautiful 3D graphics combine for the best bowling experience ever seen on a mobile device! (iTunes Link)





Chirp!


about the app: Featuring around 25 of the most common birds of backyards, gardens, parks and woodland, Chirp! is a beginner's guide to bird songs. (iTunes Link)




iFart


In honor of iFart, baked(?) by evil genius JustinFic of Freeverse.




Slingshot


about the app: Slingshot is a challenging game of space and physics where you'll use the planets' gravity to get your missile to its target.  (iTunes Link)




Up There


our review: Up there is a great casual game where your goal is to direct the balloon through obstacles to the sky and beyond. Beautifully imagined and wonderfully designed, this is a great example of simplistic gaming goodness. (iTunes Link)
★★★★1/2 :: Read Our Review»




Scramboni


about the app: Scramboni is a multiplayer online game that requires you to unscramble words by clicking on tiles that appear on the screen. (iTunes Link)




AppBeacon



(Site Link)




BurnBall


our review: Take the gameplay from Qix of connecting lines from the sides of the screen to block off part of the screen, throw in accelerometer control, fun graphics, a cute storyline, and varied enemies and you have a pretty fun game. (iTunes Link)
★★★★1/2 :: Read Our Review»




Chopper


about the app: Chopper is an action packed side-scrolling helicopter game. Complete your mission and return to base, while avoiding enemy fire from tanks and bazooka wielding mad men. (iTunes Link)




Sneezies


our review: Sneezies is a fun, casual game that great for young and old. You set your own pace in this giggle inducing, bubble popping, 45 level, goal based puzzle game. (iTunes Link)
★★★★1/2 :: Read Our Review»




Yummy


about the app: Yummy is an iPhone application that allows you to browse, search and edit your delicious.com bookmarks. (iTunes Link)




Appy Entertainment


Appy Entertainment asked for their cake to be listed separately since they outsourced it, that's the only reason it hasn't been placed in the order received. Nice work by the bakers, and big thanks to Appy for supporting the Bake Off.




Up There


our review: Up there is a great casual game where your goal is to direct the balloon through obstacles to the sky and beyond. Beautifully imagined and wonderfully designed, this is a great example of simplistic gaming goodness. (iTunes Link)
★★★★1/2 :: Read Our Review»




KarjaSoft


Yes it's Pacman, but an indie game developer made them, they stay. Go KarjaSoft!




The Prizes

Antair Games started the ball rolling with a free copy of Sneezies, and Chillingo have put up an AirCurve Stand for the winner. Now there are more donated iPhone Games/Apps:

Veiled Games, whose cookies provided the spark to set this thing in motion, have added a copy of PayDay Roulette and a copy of Up There to the pot.

Polar Bear Farm have kindly offered copies of their apps, Nice List, Record, Notepad, and Telegram.

Tim Haines has donated a copy of BurnBall.

A copy of Tiltafun, when released, courtesy of On The Rocks Productions.

Peter from ByteClub (Scramboni) has donated a $15 iTunes gift card. This prize is only available in the US.

AppBeacon have donated an additional $25 iTunes gift card. This prize is only available in the US.

Unfortunately, unless Apple changes the rules between now and the end of the contest, the iPhone game/app prizes can only be redeemed in the US. Just in case you don't have an iPhone, Antair Games will add in a copy of their PC/Mac game, DoubleTake.

There may be more prizes to come, but the real reward is cake, and everyone who enters gets to enjoy their own.

To enter for the prizes, just vote for a cake and on the following page, enter your email address.