October 2021 - Tutorial Challenge - Marketing & Promotion [CLOSED]


Start Date: October 22, 2021
Due Date: November 15, 2021 (by end of day, Pacific Time)


Each entrant is eligible for a payment of up to $350, with a minimum of $50 if the entry meets the minimum standards. The exact payment amount for each entrant will be based on the quality of the entrant’s work.


Marketing and promoting are essential to the success of any game. The goal of this tutorial is to teach various concepts and strategies to help creators market their Core games.


Some topics to consider for the tutorial are listed below.

Launching & Growing A Game In Core
Guidelines on how to launch a new game and grow its popularity.

Social Media
How to use various types of social media to market a game, build a community, and offer promotions.

How to develop and promote a successful brand.

Recommendations on using Core’s advertising system to promote a game.

Using in-game sales, events, cross promotions, and other ideas that tie into marketing.


  • Publish a written and/or video tutorial on this topic to the Core forums as per the instructions in your application acceptance message.

  • Provide tutorial assets (models, scripts, UI, etc) in Community Content or an editable public game, and include a link within the tutorial. This allows creators to open the final project in Core.

  • Video tutorials must have voice overs in English.

Judging Criteria

  • Your work will be judged based on the Judging Criteria.

  • The above link also contains important information about best practices and other topics.


If you have any questions, then please visit the challenge board channels on the Core VIP Discord server.


How To Apply

For instructions on how to apply, please visit the Tutorial Challenge Board Application Form post.


Submitting Your Tutorial

  • Your application acceptance message includes instructions on how to publish your tutorial.
  • Entrants must publish their tutorial by the deadline listed in the challenge in order to be considered for payment.
  • Failure to publish your tutorial on time may affect your eligibility for future challenges.


More Information

For more information about the rules, judging criteria, and other important information please visit the Tutorial Challenge Board Rules post.