The 20th annual Unbiased Video games Competition is now accepting submissions from indie builders till October 2. Finalists shall be chosen in early January 2018 and can earn area on the Sport Builders Convention ground to demo their games. They’ll additionally get an opportunity to win prizes such because the $30,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize.
IGF has been a fixture on the yearly GDC event. Over 26,000 people attended final 12 months’s GDC, which is thought for its panels, lectures, and tutorials. Indie games have a noticeable presence at GDC. Along with the IGF yearly, the Indie Megabooth additionally has a spot that showcases games from exterior mainstream publishers. GDC additionally hosts the Unbiased Video games Summit, a particular observe with displays and spherical tables with indie builders.
Along with handing out awards for visible artwork, audio, design, and narrative, IGF may also be choosing winners for the Best Pupil Sport Award, the Nuovo Award, and the IGF Viewers Award. The alt.ctrl.GDC Award, which is affiliated with IGF, can also be up for grabs for the designers of modern different controllers.
IGF is the longest-running pageant celebrating impartial games. Builders can submit their games for consideration on its site, and the winners shall be announced on the award ceremony on March 21, halfway by means of the GDC convention which runs from March 19 to March 23 on the Moscone Conference Heart in San Francisco.