IndieCade will be awarding its Honorary Trailblazer Award for Lifetime Achievement to none other than Tim Schafer
, he of the Secret of Monkey Island
and most recently Brütal Legend
. Schafer was chosen for the honor as a role model to indie gamers everywhere, and for personifying "the risk-taking, boundary pushing spirit at the heart of the indepedent gaming community," according to a statement from the conference.
takes place in about a week on October 8-10, 2010 in Culver City, California. Schafer will get his award presented to him by former (and current
) colleague Ron Gilbert at the ceremony on Thursday night
, hosted by Levar Burton.