The organizers of the 2006 Independent Games Festival are reminding possible entrants that the final entry deadline for the first-ever IGF Mod Competition is on November 1 at 11.59pm PST, for mod creators wanting to enter their best mods created in Half-Life 2, Doom 3, NeverWinter Nights
, and Unreal Tournament 2004
The prize pool for the competition is $2,500 for the 'Best Mod' winner in each of the four game categories, meaning a total of $10,000 in cash for Mod Competition winners in the first ever iteration of this new contest, which has already received some notable entries at the reduced entry price
The main 2006 IGF Competition has already seen a record number of entries
vying for attention, kudos, and the $20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize, and a similarly impressive turn-out is expected for the 2006 IGF Mod Competition
, especially now that a reduced barrier to entry has been set up.