The 7th Annual Independent Games Festival is set to kick off on March 20-24 2006 – and the finalists have been announced. Click on a game for a description and download link.
Best Mod Finalists:
IGF Best Mod – ‘Half-Life 2’: Dodgeball: Source, Dystopia, Eclipse, Hidden: Source, Plan Of Attack.
IGF Best Mod – ‘Neverwinter Nights’: Bitter Harvest, Hythum II: The Halls Of Kilgirn, Rose Of Eternity – Chapter 1, Runes Of Blood, The Hunt.
IGF Best Mod – ‘Unreal Tournament 2004’: Dragonfly Variations, HamsterBash, Path Of Vengeance, The Awakening, The Soulkeeper.
IGF Best Mod – ‘Doom 3’: Last Man Standing, Doom3[CC]. [No other entries were of finalist quality.]
Main Competition Finalists:
Seumas McNally Grand Prize: Darwinia, Dofus, Professor Fizzwizzle, Weird Worlds: Return To Infinite Space, Wildlife Tycoon: Venture Africa.
Best Web Browser Game: Dodge That Anvil, Moleculous, Dad ‘N Me.
Innovation In Game Design: Rumble Box, Strange Attractors, Braid, The Witch’s Yarn, Darwinia.
Technical Excellence: Saints & Sinners Bowling, Tribal Trouble, Tube Twist, Darwinia, Crazy Ball.
Innovation In Visual Art: Dofus, Darwinia, Putt Nutz, Glow Worm, Tommy And The Magical Words
Innovation In Audio: Professor Fizzwizzle, Saints & Sinners Bowling, Dodge That Anvil, Glow Worm, Weird Worlds: Return To Infinite Space.
For more information, check out the IGF website.
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