The official Independent Games Festival website is now open for submissions for a chance to win a spot to their 2008 awards in February at the Game Developers Conference (GDC). There are $50,000 in prizes up for grabs with a $20,000 grand prize. The deadline to enter the competition is Oct. 1 2007.

The IGF awards, which we've covered semi-live before, is the ever growing arena to get a feel for what today's up-and-coming developers are interested in. It's where we first get a feel for games like Castle Crashers and Darwinia. So, independent developers get cracking -- you've got three and a half months to put something award winning together.

[Via GameSetWatch]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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