The 2021 Sparkys

By October 28, 2021NEWS

The yearly Sparky Awards are upon us. Hosted by Voice Spark Live, they have shortlisted the top 20 Voice Skills/ Actions of 2021. Voting for your favorite title has now opened! The Sparky Awards are brought to you by the team at Voice Spark Live.

To vote for your favorite Alexa Skill or Google Action, you can visit the 2021 Sparkys homepage here – where you will be able to view the current votes for each title, as well as cast your vote for your favorite!

You can also check out all eligible titles below, by clicking a title name – you will be taken to the Alexa Skill or Google Action store page of the release.

2020 Winners

Among the Stars

First Place
Author: Voxprotocol
Link to Skill

The snackable sized 2 to 4-minute space related audio missions are created explicitly for voicefirst delivery with the hope of representing space history to all generations of Travelers. The patent-pending audio techniques and delivery methods take these old audio files and help generate an incredible sense of presence as Voxprotocol aims to situate listeners within these past environments.

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Cursed Painting

Second Place
Author: Wanderword
Link to Skill

Explore ancient ruins in order to uncover the secret of the Cursed Painting, and stop the undead curse plaguing the kingdom in this Interactive Fantasy Adventure Game, inspired by classic tabletop roleplaying games.

Choose between three different backgrounds – a thief, an adventurer or a noble – in this immersive experience and get ready for a grand adventure!

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Detective X

Third Place
Author: Budgie
Link to Skill

Pop quiz, hotshot: do you have what it takes to catch a killer? Or will the killer catch you? The chase is on in Detective X, an RPG interactive fiction that contains additional mini-games ranging from an escape room to a bomb defusing – all seamlessly built into a Hollywood narrative of homicide detectives struggling to outsmart a serial killer.

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