Independent Games Festival Student Showcase winners announced

Independent Games Festival Student Showcase winners announced

The IGF (Indie Game Festival) awards are coming this Spring, and the organization has announced the 8 winners of their Student Showcase. Most of the games are free and playable, which is great news for indie game fans!

There’s a broad range of games, from the strange, like Farsh, a game about rolling and unrolling carpets, to the speedy like Zenith, a game about speed, movement and Twitter!

Here are the winners, and their homepages.

  • ATUM (NHTV IGAD) (playable)
  • Back to Bed (Danish Academy of Digital Interactive Entertainment) (playable)
  • Blackwell’s Asylum (Danish Academy of Digital Interactive Entertainment) (playable)
  • Farsh (NHTV IGAD) (playable)
  • Knights of Pen & Paper (IESB – Instituto de Ensino Superior de Brasilia & UnB – Universidade de Brasilia) (playable, premium)
  • the mindfulxp volume (Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center) (playable)
  • Pulse (Vancouver Film School) (playable)
  • Zineth (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) (playable)

The main finalists were announced in the first week of January, and include The Stanley Parable, Paper’s Please and The Banner Saga.

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