Get $50,000 for your mod

Calling all game developers. Think your favorite game could benefit from an AI character? Apply for a grant to mod popular games with Inworld-powered dialogue and characters.

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Inworld AI Character Mods

AI characters that can think and speak for themselves will unlock more immersions and possibilities for storytelling. Think unscripted NPCs that are responsive to players.

The Inworld AI Character Grants program will award up to $1,000,000 in grants to modders who love to experiment with new technology and want to bring AI characters to their favorite games Each project will receive up to $50,000 to integrate Inworld into a mod.

We will accept applications on a rolling basis, but recommend applying as soon as possible.

Want to add Inworld to your own game or experience, instead of a mod? Apply for a character grant.

Reasons to apply:

  • Get up to $50K in cash funding to design, develop and integrate Inworld characters
  • Projects may also receive Inworld platform credits for interaction time

We’re looking for ideas that:

  • Push the boundaries of storytelling and interactive entertainment
  • Invite users to interact with Inworld characters as a central part of the experience
  • Are experimental, new, and first-of-their-kind experiences
  • Incorporate AI characters into existing games or IP

We're looking for people/teams:

  • With previous experience completing and shipping mods
  • Of every size from individual creators to multinational companies

Judges

  • Award-winning writer and futurist Neal Stephenson
  • Mountaintop Studios CEO & Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell
  • Film producer and former Lucasfilm executive Kiri Hart
  • Academy-award winning designer and Inworld Chief Creative Officer John Gaeta

Application requirements

  • Age requirement 18+
  • Details about you and/or your team
  • Short description of your project including your proposal for Inworld characters
  • All projects must be English experiences