GDC 2013: Cart Life gets grand prize at the IGF Awards


The Independent Games Festival has crowned Richard Hofmeier’s Cart Life as its game of the year at its 2013 awards show.

It claimed three awards in total – the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, the Nuovo Award and Excellence in Narrative.

Subset Games’ FTL: Faster Than Light claimed two prizes at the IGF Awards, with Kentucky Route Zero and Little Inferno also scooping major prizes. The full list is as follows:

Excellence in Visual Art: Kentucky Route Zero (Cardboard Computer)
Nuovo Award: Cart Life (Richard Hofmeier)
Excellence in Audio: 140 (Jeppe Carlsen)
Excellence in Narrative: Cart Life (Richard Hofmeier)
Technical Excellence: Little Inferno (Tomorrow Corporation)
Best Student Game: Zineth (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Audience Award: FTL: Faster Than Light (Subset Games)
Excellence in Design: FTL: Faster Than Light (Subset Games)
Seumas McNally Grand Prize: Cart Life (Richard Hofmeier)