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IGF Winners Announced posted 3/22 at 10:04:24 AM PST by Kevin Hawkins

The 4th Annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) announced top honors during last night's awards ceremony at the Game Developers Conference in San Jose.

The $15,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Independent Game of the Year was awarded to the development team, DreamingMedia, for "Bad Milk," a hallucinatory puzzle game using live action video.

Here are the results:
Seumas McNally Grand Prize
"Bad Milk" by DreamingMedia

Innovation in Game Design
"Insaniquarium" by Flying Bear Entertainment

Innovation in Visual Arts
"Banja Taiyo" by Team cHmAn

Innovation in Audio
"Bad Milk" by DreamingMedia

Technical Excellence
"Ace of Angels" by Flying Rock Enterprises

Audience Award
"Kung Fu Chess" by Shizmoo
All winners also received development tools from Microsoft's DirectX team, the Technical Excellence winner received a Pentium 4 workstation from Intel, and the Innovation In Game Design winner received Playstation 2 Linux Development Kits. A cash prize of $1,000 was awarded to each craft and audience award recipient.