Passing By is now an award-winning game!

Glad tidings, fellow aeronauts!

On this beautiful day we come to you, completely shocked, flabbergasted, humbled, and in awe: Passing By has won the German Computer Games Award in the category "Young Talent Award: Best Prototype"!

Can you believe it? Because we can't either! 🤯

Source: German Computer Games Award (DCP) |

This is an unbelievably important moment for us and the project. Passing By started as a student project during our master's degree and now, over two years later, we have published it on itch and have even been awarded a prize.

Once more, we want to thank everyone who helped with bringing Passing By to life. Special thanks go to Michael Hochmuth for his atmospheric soundtrack, Stella Phung for the Passing By Logo, and our professors, lecturers and fellow students at the University of Bayreuth.

Another special thank you goes to our amazing translators: Diego Almada (Latin American Spanish), Ben Klomp (Dutch), Sarah Nuccio (Italian), Horace Pan (Simplified Chinese) and Guilherme Vedovate (Brazilian Portuguese). Without them, we would not have been able to reach out to so many players around the world! Thank you for helping us share our passion for games and for making Passing By accessible to everyone!

Last but not least, we want to thank you - our community on itch!

Your feedback, bug reports, criticism, ratings, videos, and lovely messages really are the most important compliments and motivation for us! Thank you for reaching out to us and supporting us with all your positivity and enthusiam and - most of all - thank you for taking the time to play Passing By. None of this would have been possible without you!

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