Apparently throwing random objects into the fireplace will get you noticed, as Little Inferno was among the titles honored at the Independent Games Festival Awards. The big winner was Cart Life, which received the Seumas McNally Grand Prize and $30,000!
Cart Life, created by Richard Hofmeier, also took home the Excellence in Narrative ($3,000) and the Nuovo Award ($5,000). For winning the Technical Excellence category, Little Inferno developer Tomorrow Corporation received $3,000.
Space Strategy title FTL: Faster Than Light grabbed Audience Award ($3,000) and Excellence in Design ($3,000) honors, with Kentucky Route Zero nabbing $3,000 for Excellence in Visual Art. Jeppe Carlsen's platformer 140 received the Excellence in Audio ($3,000) distinction.
The 15th annual IGF Awards took place at GDC in San Francisco.