What is the GDEX Halloween contest?

CloudNovel will be exhibiting at the annual Midwest Columbus Gaming Convention at GDEX 2017! While we are there, we will be holding a small Halloween Contest with three winners. The theme of the contest will be Halloween!


Audience Choice (Most Viewed Visual Novel)

Espeon Plushie

Judge's Choice (Judges will pick a winner)

Glaceon Plushie

At Home Winner (Anyone can win)

$25 Amazon Giftcard


1. Entering the Contest

If you are a GDEX participant (you will be present at GDEX) you must sign up on this page by clicking "enter", choose a visual novel to enter, and give us your phone number to call you if you win!

If you are not going to GDEX 2017 and wish to participate in the at home contest that will end on October 31st, all you need to do is sign up on this page by clicking "enter."

2. Halloween Theme

Your visual novel theme must be about halloween or related to Halloween.

3. Contest Deadline

The deadline for the Judge's Choice and Audience choice winners will be on the end of the day on October 1st. We will give you a phone call or text message to pick up your prize plushie! The Judge's choice winner will be picked by the judges present at the CloudNovel booth, and the Audience choice winner will be the most viewed visual novel. The more people see your visual novel the more likely you will win, so make sure to share it with as many people as you can!

We will give a phone call and/or text message to the top five entries for both Judge's and Audience choice to come back at the CloudNovel booth at 5pm to announce the winners, and the two winners will pick up their prize at the CloudNovel booth.

If you do not win the Judge's Choice and Audience Choice, you are still eligible to win the $25 Amazon Gift card on October 31st. We will take into consideration how many views your visual novel has and how well made your visual novel story is. The judges for the at home winner will be the same judges for the Judge's Choice winner.


What is GDEX

GDEX is the Midwest’s largest gaming convention weekend that acts as a showcase of some of the coolest upcoming games. GDEX is designed to be an all weekend experience centered around a love of games.

What dates does this run?

September 29th, 2017 through October 1st, 2017!

What dates does the contest run?

The pokemon plushie prize contest will run on September 29th, 2017 through October 1st, 2017 ending at 4PM! You must be present at GDEX and give us your phone number and username to get a chance to win the plushie prizes!

The "at home" halloween contest will run on September 29th, 2017 through October 31st, 2017 ending at midnight! The winner of the "at home" contest will win a $25 amazon gift card!

How do I sign up?

Click the orange "enter" button and you will be officially added to the list of participants!

Can I start making my visual novel? Can I also publish my novel?

YES, go ahead and start making your visual novel now, you have until October 31st 2017 to make and finish your halloween visual novel!

However, you cannot publish your visual novel until September 29th, 2017, when GDEX begins.

Can I enter an existing visual novel to the Halloween Contest?

YES, you can enter an existing visual novel that can even be from a previous jam into the GDEX Halloween Contest. However, if you decide to enter it, you cannot publish any new updates to the visual novel until September 29th and the update has to be around the theme Halloween!

For example if you have an otome visual novel, you can create a side or extra chapter or story about your characters celebrating Halloween.

The halloween side story of your visual novel cannot be published/released until September 29th.

List of Participants

parkaeji: No entry yet

aquariumaesthetic: No entry yet

Killer531247: No entry yet

callmedoc: The Sigj

GalaxyBee: No entry yet

danielle010102: Not yet Released

MusicCake: No entry yet

FireLily01: 31 Days of Halloween (For Halloween Contest) [WIP]

SedofRan: No entry yet

GGirl7825: No entry yet

admin: No entry yet

callgespenst: A Halloween Visual Novel

kaurisky: HalloLove

chaserphoenix96: GDEX Halloween

ElleJaye: No entry yet

rmtsukuru: No entry yet

1ShiroVolley1: No entry yet

Scpgof: No entry yet

Caddett: It's Life.....I Guess {incomplete}

sweetdude64: No entry yet

TrexandDrago: No entry yet

sexypig10101: No entry yet

alaadin91170: No entry yet

PattiBenatar48: No entry yet

neonyo: No entry yet

SpringtrapMadness: No entry yet

ProfessorMoony: No entry yet

MikomiKisomi: No entry yet

MasterSAR: No entry yet

ThayBrownie: Trick or Trick [DEMO]

WineChan: No entry yet

Sonya: 番町皿屋敷 (Okiku's Well) DEMO