RougeFemme writes: Indies beat out mainstream studios for most of the Game Developers Choice Awards. "FTL: Faster Than Light", an independent game financed by a Kickstarter campaign, won the award for Best Debut. Because of the growing success of the indies, Eric Zimmerman, game designer and instructor at the NYU Game Center, is cancelling the Game Design Challenge that he's held at the conference for the last 10 years. “The idea of doing strange, bizarre, experimental games is no longer strange, bizarre or experimental.”
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