INNOVATION IN GAME NOMINEE
Witchball is a post-reality racing game played by children in the year 2601. Massive environmental change has made much of the world inaccessible, and long-distance travel is impossible. Communities are isolated, but communication has advanced to the point where short distances between people barely exist at all.
Game developer: S. L. Clark
S. L. Clark is an independent game developer, educator, and artist based in New York City. In addition to teaching and working on his own games, he also co-owns a non-profit gallery for independent games called Babycastles, which aims to give a platform and resources to underrepresented artists in games and digital media.