The annual Independent Games Festival is now taking submissions for the 12th annual festival which takes place duing the 2010 Game Developers Conference.
Entries to the festival are due in both main and student showcase categories by November 2009. The finalists for the main competition will be announced on Jan. 4.
Games selected as finalists will available in playable form on the GDC show floor and will compete for nearly $US50,000 in prizes, including awards for Excellence in Design, Art, the Audience Award and the coveted $US20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize.
"We're delighted to return for our twelfth year of the Independent Games Festival, and we're really looking forward to see what the independent game community comes up with this time around," said Simon Carless, Chairman of the IGF. "Good luck to all entrants!"