Desktop Dungeons wins IGF Excellence in Design

on March 3, 2011 - 1258 Views

desktop dungeon igf gdc Desktop Dungeons wins IGF Excellence in Design
Game Maker creation Desktop Dungeons has been awarded the Excellence in Design prize at the Independent Games Festival awards at Game Developers Conference.

The game beat Faraway, Minecraft, Nidhogg and Super Crate Box to pick up a cheque for $2,500.

On collecting the award the South African creators QCF Design said they had not written a winning speech because they had seen that they were up against Minecraft.

The game was also nominated for the Seumas McNally Grand Prize however this honour went to Minecraft.

See also: New Indie Title Desktop Dungeons Sets Sights on IGFs Grand Prize
Photo: Official GDC Flickr account (cc)

6 Responses to Desktop Dungeons wins IGF Excellence in Design

  1. Andrew McCluskey says:

    People keep forgetting Nidhogg :P It won the Nuovo award for innovation, meaning Game Maker games won the Nuovo twice in a row (last year’s going to Cactus’ “Tuning”).

  2. I was getting to it, post is now up :)

  3. Elmernite says:

    I was watching them streaming, so yeah, I thought that was pretty amazing!
    -Elmernite

  4. F1ak3r says:

    Yay, GM users and South Africans! Represent, yo!

  5. Desert Dog says:

    Go DD! A friend showed me this game about a week ago, been addicted ever since!!

  6. Sean says:

    Wow! Thats great, i hope i can play the new version soon.

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