Earlier this year, Desktop Dungeons development team QCF Design won an award for Excellence in Design at the annual Independent Game Festival awards. South African local developers Rodain Joubert, Danny Day and Marc Luck netted themselves $2500 and a shiny trophy!
QCF has just been nominated as one of the finalists in this year’s fifth annual Indiecade Festival. Chosen by an independent panel of judges, Desktop Dungeons is one of 36 finalists hand-picked from a list of over 400 entries. Entries included indie powerhouses like Fez, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP and BIT.TRIP FLUX.
The Red Carpet Awards ceremony (ooh! Sounds fancy!) will be held on Thursday the 6th of October in Culver City, California. Danny and Marc will be heading there for the awards ceremony, so hold thumbs for the team from QCF Design. Congratulations guys!
Full list of finalists after the jump.
Application Crunch—Collegeology Games, The Game Innovation Lab
At a Distance—Terry Cavanagh
Bistro Boulevard—Fugazo Inc.
BIT.TRIP FLUX—Gaijin Games
Black Bottom Parade—SCAD
Deepak Fights Robots—Tom Sennett
Desktop Dungeons—QCF Design
Gamestar Mechanic—E-Line Media
Hero Generations—Heart Shaped Games
Hohokum—Honeyslug and Richard Hogg
Johann Sebastian Joust—Douglas Wilson and Friends
Kiss Controller—Georgia Tech
Loop Raccord—Nicolai Troshinsky
Ordnungswissenschaft—Till Wittwer, Marek Plichta and Jakob Penca
Papa Sangre—Somethin’ Else
Play Kalei—Load Complete
Sissy’s Magical Ponycorn Adventure—Untold Entertainment
Skulls of the Shogun—Haunted Temple Studios
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP—Superbrothers, Capybara Games, Jim Guthrie
The Bridge—Case Western
The Depths to Which I Sink—Bigpants
The Dream Machine—Cockroach Inc.
The Swapper—Facepalm Games
The Witch—Elizabeth Swensen
Way—Coco & Co (Carnegie Mellon)