IGF 2006 Announces Call For Submission, Mod Competition Games
Interested parties can now submit their games via the official Independent Games Festival site. The main IGF competition has a deadline of September 6, 2005, and sports a total prize pool of $35,000, including the $20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize and a host of smaller prizes.
In addition, the IGF's Student Showcase has an entry deadline of November 15, 2005, and ten Student Showcase winners will get a travel stipend and passes to the 2006 GDC and a chance to exhibit their game at the conference.
Finally, the inaugural IGF Mod Competition has announced the games that will compete for a share of $10,000, comprising $2,500 for the winner of each 'Best Mod' category for four specific titles. Those titles, confirmed with the help of an audience vote, are Valve's Half-Life 2, Epic's Unreal Tournament 2004, BioWare's Neverwinter Nights, and id's Doom 3, and interested modders can now submit their games to be included in this new IGF category.