Indie Game Challenge

The Registration Period is now closed for the 2012 Indie Game Challenge.
Check back on 1.17.12 for the finalists announcement.

How to Enter the 2012 Indie Game Challenge
Ready for your chance to show the gaming industry what you've got?
Here's how to enter the 2012 Indie Game Challenge:
1)   Read the Official Contest Rules and register online using the button below
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Sorry, registration is now closed.
2)   Submit your entry fee using any major credit card via Paypal
  • You will see a payment link on the confirmation page once you register.
  • The entry fee is $100. Entry fees are being used to cover administrative costs for The Guildhall at SMU, and the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, both of which are non-profit organizations. Any remaining funds will be used to fund scholarships for video game design/development students.
3)   Mail us the following:
  • Your Video Game on a Disc (2 copies)
    • For judging purposes, Video Game Discs should be submitted with an installer for PC platform. For a full list of entry requirements and guidelines for Game Submissions, please read the Official Contest Rules.
  • Your Video Elevator Pitch on a Disc (2 copies)
    • In 60 seconds or less, tell us about you or your team, your game, and why you think your game should win the Indie Game Challenge. Entrants can take creative liberties to showcase video editing skills and have the option to incorporate themselves and/or footage of their game in order to make their pitch. Remember, the public may end up seeing this video, so let's keep it clean! Please read the Official Contest Rules for format requirements for Pitch Video.
  • Copy of your registration confirmation page
  • Copy of your Paypal confirmation receipt (see step 2)
    • Make sure to include your name, and the name of your game in the Body of your Paypal payment.
  • Copy of your "Readme" (hard and soft copy are required)
  • Mail all of the above Items to:
    Indie Game Challenge
    5232 Tennyson Parkway
    Building 2
    Plano, TX 75024