Press Release

Martial Law, a Visual Novel about a Polish family in the communist era, won the Fan Favorite vote 36 at GDWC 2021!

'Martial Law' (not the TV show with Sammo Hung) wins week 36 fan vote.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

For immediate release on November 29th.

FIXER, a team from Poland won the 36th Fan Favorite weekly vote at the Game Development World Championship 2021 (GDWC) with Martial Law. The game will be released on Steam this year.

"Martial Law is a game about difficulties that came with Communism in Poland. Game is meant to visualize the realities of Polish families back then, their ways of thinking and understanding the world. The story is shown from the perspective of a man who is abandoned because of his low social status. He tries his best to be there for his daughter despite the difficulties. Game is also meant to be educational. There are many places you can stop to learn more about Polish culture from the communist era."

More information about Coromon at GDWC:

2nd Place: XERA: Survival by Spotted Kiwi Interactive Limited (New Zealand): "Action-focused, open world survival shooter, PvPvE against fellow mercenaries and lethal XOIDS. Raid for resources alone or with team-mates, build and defend your base, stash your gear and survive against the odds."

3rd Place: Dying Breed by Sarnayer (Uruguay): "Dying Breed is a retro-futuristic RTS video game that brings back the storytelling and realtime strategy aspects of 90ies RTS games."

GDWC team sends congratulations to the winner and thanks to all Nominees. This week's vote is already open and you can vote for the winner at

Check out the Fan Favorite Round 37 Nominees here:

GDWC 2021 Fan Favorite Vote 37 Nominees are:
- Hats Are Not Allowed by Lazer Genu Studio (Australia)
- Kity Builder by Team Kity (Spain)
- Moody Mice by Gamedev Bram (Belgium)
- Pathological Tires by Inclination Games (USA)
- Printersim by thispolo (United Kingdom)
- Sorc Match by Rofang
- Tell Some Story: Foz by Camelot.TDM (Russia)
- The Twins' Experiment by Haris Periorellis (Greece)
- What About hedgehogs? by What About hedgehogs (Belgium)

Game Development World Championship Website:

GDWC Presskit:

For more information contact:
Olli Mäntylä, The GDWC Manager
[email protected]

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