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Sunday, June 17, 2007
The IGF has announced that submissions are open for the 10th Annual Independent Games Festival, for which the awards will be handed out in February 2008 at Game Developers Conference. Dates for the IGF in 2007/2008 are:

June 15th, 2007Submissions are Open
October 1st, 2007Submission Deadline, Main Competition
October 15th, 2007Submission Deadline, Student Competition
December 3rd, 2007Finalists Announced, Main Competition
December 17th, 2007Finalists Announced, Student Competition
February 18th-22nd, 2008Game Developer's Conference 2008
February 20th-22nd, 2008IGF Pavilion @ GDC
February 20th, 20082008 IGF Awards Ceremony (Winners Announced)

The 2008 IGF Main Competition will be open to all independent developers to submit their games - whether it be on PC, console digital download, Web browser, or other more exotic formats. The prizes again total nearly $50,000, with a $20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize, and the deadline to enter the Main Competition is Monday, October 1st 2007.

The 2008 IGF Student Competition will once again award the best student games, and this year will also include student mods to existing games. As a result, the number of Student Showcase winners has been increased to 12. The deadline to enter the Student Competition is Monday, October 15th, 2007.


Entry fees are the same as last year--$95 for the main competition, and free for the student competition. Note that a student project can enter both competitions simultaneously (but the $95 main competition still applies).

Read more, GameSetWatch


Blogger Winston Thrasher said at 6/16/2007 02:12:00 AM:  
super columbine massacre rpg better not make a mess of this festival, too
Blogger miyamoto-SAN said at 6/16/2007 04:08:00 AM:  
Haha, that's be hilarious.