iDevGames has announced that its uDevGame 2003 contest is now underway. The third annual event calls programmers, artists and others involved in Mac game development to participate, with prizes worth more than US$16,000 up for grabs to the winners.
As with previous uDevGame efforts, this year’s event is being done with three things in mind: To create new Mac games, to educate those involved in Mac game development, and to contribute to those same people’s success. Programmers, designers, artists and musicians are encouraged to get involved.
The basic rules of the uDevGame contest require entrants to create an original game developed to run in Mac OS X in three months. The games are then open for public voting, with ratings in five categories, including Game Play, Originality, Polish, Graphics and Sound & Music.
The tope three winners in each category will walk away with prizes, and the top three Best Overall Games will also win.
Entries are limited to one per person or team, and all games must run natively in Mac OS X. You can use any programming tools to create the game, but entries must be 10MB or less when compressed. Source code and files must be submitted as well. The contest is open to any developers anywhere, according to iDevGames. Visit the Web site for further details.