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Posts tagged “IGF 2013”

Feature: Winners Are Losers

The Inaugural Horace Awards For Forgotten IGF Entrants

The IGF 2013 finalists were announced yesterday, with many worthy nominees up for the trophies. But as a judge in the first round of voting, I spotted a bunch of games I'm disappointed to not see get further. Disappointed, and with my own website. So to fix this, I've pulled together the inaugural Horace Award For Forgotten IGF Entrants. The winners are below.

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Valve To Offer IGF Finalists Steam Distribution

It's too late in the day for anything but an explanatory headline. I was going to go with 'Steam Punk' because 'indie development = punk' but then I realised that was utter nonsense so I decided not to. Here is the news, straight from the IGF organisers: "All IGF Main Competition finalists for this year's event will receive the opportunity to accept a distribution agreement…

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Independent Games Festival 2013 Submissions Open

Indies can now submit their game to the IGF. The IGF Committee report: "Following over 850 entries to IGF 2012, the Festival has expanded each existing category to six finalists, all of which will be available in playable form at a larger, expanded IGF Pavilion on the GDC show floor, and will compete for nearly $60,000 in prizes." $30,000 of that is for the Seumas…

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IGF Awards Change Rules, Still Ignore Writing

2012's IGF Awards caused not a small amount of consternation behind the scenes. A good deal of this was bad sportsmanship, with developers claiming it was rigged against them in various ways that it absolutely was not. But other issues like games that had already won being re-entered did become a more serious issue. However, even before this year's awards, IGF bossman Brandon Boyer has…

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