1. The Newbie award
A person who joined the boards in the past twelve months but who has already made a significant contribution to the life and info on the website not necessarily the most frequent number of posts.

The nominees are
Richard McGowan (r_mc_gowan)
Stéphane Ambrosini (steph)
Peter Blackburn (Peter_B)
Patrick Corrigan (Darksaviour69,
Michael el Baki (bomberman)
Bernard Ward (beans_w)
Ronan Hayes (ronan hayes)

2. The Stamina award
A person who signed up to the forums near the launch date in April 03 and has just kept posting…can only be won once.

The nominees are
Lewis Boadle (boadle)
Damian Furlong (omen)
Ronny Southwood (ronny)
Alan Duggan (aduggan)

3. The Salmon of knowledge award
For the selfless posting of gems of experience and informative posts

The nominees are
Tony Kelly (Idora)
Ian Hannigan (Ian_Hannigan)
Stéphane Ambrosini (Steph)
Ronny Southwood (Ronny)

4. The Humour award
for the funniest post/posts to gd.ie

The nominees are
Dave Kearney (skyclad)
Peter McNally (Pete)
Ian Hannigan (Ian_hannigan)
David McGovern (Nooptical)
Malachy Duffin (Mal)
Ivan McCloskey (Kyotokid)

5. Gd person/group of the year
For their contribution to the growth of the industry and the wider games community as well as gd.ie. Can be a person or group..

The nominees are
IGDA Ireland
Robbie Hegarty (NWIFE)
Tony Kelly (Torc Interactive and IGDA Ireland)
Ronny Southwood (student)
The Digital Hub
Michael Kenna (Enterprise Ireland)
Michael Maguire (MIDAS Dundalk)

The winners will be announced at the gamedevelopers.ie second birthday event at the Digital Hub on Friday the 8th of April. 05.