Welcome to CrazyHubs – Hyderabad, India

Registration to our hyper-casual accelerator is now OPEN!

CrazyLabs and Street Lamp Games invite you to join the hyper-casual gaming accelerator in Hyderabad, India. This is your opportunity to learn everything there is to know about hyper-casual and publish #1 hit games.

Our curriculum and mentorship plan is tailored for game development studios, indie game developers or even gaming schools graduates.

About Street Lamp Games:

Street Lamp Games Pvt Ltd is an Indie Game Studio known for crafting innovative and engaging games for mobile and PC users. Makers of award winning games Cubots The Origins and BOMBARIKA. First Indian Indie studio to win the Indie Prize Casual Connect Europe’19 Award in the Best Game of the year category for the Game ‘BOMBARIKA’.

CrazyHubs Terms:

  • A fun and inspiring work environment within a dedicated office space.
  • A strong partner – a mobile gaming company with over 4.5 Billion downloads.
  • Professional training in the field of hyper-casual, including hands-on guidance from senior executives and mentorship sessions from industry experts.
  • All graduates will receive a completion certificate – The CrazyHubs Diploma.
  • A monthly payment for each team member for the duration of the program.
  • A profit share plan for games developed within the program time period.

CrazyHubs Requirements:

  • Desire to get into hyper-casual mobile game development.
  • All applicants are requested to send a link to their game portfolio.
  • All applicants are requested to submit a home assignment (for non-commercial purposes).
  • Teams must include at least 1 Unity developer.
  • 1 team member must be able to communicate in English
  • You must be willing and able to physically join the program for 4 full months in Hyderabad, with an option for extension of additional 2 months.
  • You and your team must be based in India.
  • The program is scheduled to start in November 2021.

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Portfolio instructions:

Gaming oriented portfolio is a MUST, we will not review a submission without a portfolio.

 

We are looking to see:

  1. Hyper casual game/assets portfolio (best option)
  2. Casual game/assets portfolio (could show us your skill)
  3. Any other game/assets portfolio (Indie / AAA / Students projects/Game Jams etc..)

 

How to send Games portfolios:

  1. Send us as a GP/iOS store link (The best way)
  2. A YouTube link with a video portfolio (a mix of your best games) –  (Second best)
  3. Screenshots of your games (Worse option (but better than nothing))
Please Don’t send:
  • APKs
  • Unity Code / Unity Folders / other engines based games
If you are sending the portfolio as a team:
Send the best games/assets mixed together (we don’t need it divided to members) – but just the best of each, (you can add a name to each game/asset)
*If you have multiple portfolios in your team, please combine them all into one Drive link. You can send us video clips of your games along with the APKs
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Q: Who can participate?

A: Anyone above 18 years of age that is willing to physically come to the hub in Hyderabad can participate in the program.

Q: Can I apply if I’m not a Unity Developer?

CrazyHubs is a gaming accelerator, and so hub members are expected to have basic knowledge in Unity. If you’re not a developer, we urge you to find a Unity developer and join forces. In the meantime you can do the home assignment and create only the design segment, and if possible , we will pair you with a developer.

Q: Can I apply without a team?

A: Yes, you can apply solo and team up with other hub applicants.  

Q: Can we apply as a team?

A: Yes, you can apply in teams of up to 3 people, as long as at least 1 member of the team is a Unity developer. We urge you to apply as a team.

Q: How are the hub members selected?

A: In the application form you are asked to submit your portfolio. Based on your application, we’ll arrange an introduction call, and afterwards you’ll be asked to submit a home assignment (for non-commercial purposes). Successful applicants will also have an interview before we announce the finalists.

Q: What is the content of the education program?

A: There will be a range of lessons lectured by CrazyLabs & Street Lamp professionals, discussing ideation, product, marketing, business, and LiveOps management of hyper-casual games. There will also be technical sessions about Unity development, UI/UX and Game Design from experts, and daily mentorship sessions.

Q: When are we going to start developing our hyper-casual games?

A: You will start developing games with CrazyLabs guidance starting from the 2nd week, after the initial lessons.

Q: Can I join the program online?

A: No, you must physically attend 5 days a week at the hub location in Hyderabad.

Q: Do I receive office equipment during the hub program?

A: You’ll need to bring your own laptop and equipment, but you’ll have a dedicated office space for you and your team.

Q: Do I get a certificate after completing the hub program?

A: Yes. After you complete the hub program, you will receive the CrazyHubs Diploma – a certificate about your participation in the hub.

Q: Do I get financial support during the hub program?

A: Yes, indeed. During the hub program all hub members get a monthly payment.

Q: Will my games be published by CrazyLabs?

A: Yes, if the games you developed during the hub program pass our internal tests and company benchmarks, we will publish your games in the app stores.