2022 Edition

The winners of Bologna Game Farm 2022 are:

Giant Cog Studio

Based in Cesenatico (FC), Giant Cog Studio won with the project FARAFTER, an open-world, single-player RPG video game with a turn-based combat system. The game, whose graphics are based on pixel art, focuses on the player's ability to influence events in the game world with different choice trees and complex morality systems.
Monster Chef

Studio Pizza

Studio Pizza is based in Bologna and won with the MONSTER CHEF project, a roguelike hack and slash video game with resource management components. Players impersonate Pranzo, a novice in the Order of the Good Fork, a prestigious organization of warrior chefs. The goal of the game is to help the protagonist run an inn and satisfy the palates (refined and otherwise) of the inhabitants of the world of Delizia by creating dishes using fantasy monsters as ingredients.


Nonstudio is based in Cesenatico (FC) and won this edition with the project HANDMANCERS, a humorous roguelike deckbuilder video game that takes the player to the original world of Zirria where, after centuries of peace, something is changing and it's up to the player to investigate: exploring, creating his small empire, increasing his power and defeating his enemies by blows of rock-paper-scissors.

Kodama Studio

Based in Sant'Agata Feltria, in the province of Rimini, Kodama Studio won with the project RYOKO, a scrolling adventure puzzle game with platform parts. The protagonist is Ryoko, an apprentice priestess of light capable of using torii (traditional Japanese gates) to reach a reality parallel to the known world: the world of spirits.