Frequently asked questions
Can anyone apply?
Yes, we welcome applications from anyone. It doesn't matter if this is your first or 50th project.
What kind of games are you looking for?
We're open to any kind of game, really. It can be any genre and for any platform.
What criteria will you be judging by?
There are no set criteria that need to be fulfilled to apply. We will try to get a "big picture perspective" where we evaluate your current state and goals to make sure this is the best place for you to reach those goals.
How many people can be in a team?
We're not drawing a hard limit on your headcount, but teams bigger than 4 people would need a good motivation to get approved.
Can I apply on my own?
Yes, we accept one-person teams.
Can I apply with a board game?
Yes, an application can be for a game of any format.
When will we be able to move in?
The 1st of February 2020.
I need a invitation letter for my Visa, do you provide that?
Yes we do, just let us know if you need one if you get selected.
Do I have to surrender my passport to you when arriving?
No, you keep track of your own personal belongings.
What's the catch? What's in it for Spelkollektivet?
There is no catch. One of our company missions is to contribute to the improvement of the indie game dev community and help teams reach their goals.
Will we be able to extend our stay if we want more time?
Yes, either if we reach an agreement for future collaboration, or if you join the house as regular customers.
Can I bring my pet?
Yes, we have pet-friendly rooms available.
Where is the house located?
The house is located in Väckelsång in Kronoberg County in southern Sweden (relatively). It is roughly 25 minutes south of Växjö and 45 minutes north of Karlshamn.
Are travel costs covered?
No, you'll have to make your way to Spelkollektivet on your own.
How many people will be living at Spelkollektivet?
We have rooms for up to 80 people depending on if people share rooms. Occasionally, there will be more people in the house since we are hosting game jams and other events. But your room is your private area, at all times.
Is the internet usage limited?
No, use as much of it as you'd like as long as you're not doing anything illegal or effecting the internet speed too much for others, we have 3x 500/500 Mbit/s fiber connections so it should be fine.
Which airport should I fly to?
We recommend travelling to us via Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. From the airport you then take a train to Växjö, and there a bus to Väckelsång. You can always ask us for help and directions on booking your travel.