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Community RPG Codex 2014 Role-Playing Game of the Year Awards

Discussion in 'RPG News & Content' started by Zed, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. Zed Codex Staff Patron

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    Tags: RPG Codex; RPG Codex Awards

    This has been one of the first good years in computer role-playing games since the inception of RPG Codex. To celebrate, we figured it might be fun to have a proper Game of the Year awards ceremony. So here it is:

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    Read the full article: RPG Codex 2014 Role-Playing Game of the Year Awards
     
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  2. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    Very nice outcome :incline:
     
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  3. pakoito Arcane

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    Y'all have gone soft :edgy:
     
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  4. RK47 collides like two planets pulled by gravity Patron

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    Dead State Divinity: Original Sin
    :hero:
     
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    Quite predictable, but nice to see anyways. Now we just need to hope that Larian doesn't do anything stupid in its next game.
     
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  6. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    BTW, here's the full survey result:

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    And here's the spreadsheet with all votes & a sortable result table: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet...wwvw1yCYV2yZ2th5RUJFCY_VK8/edit#gid=954366295

    Do note that a few games, such as LISA, Legends of Persia and Rime Berta had very few votes (less than 3%), so their data is a bit unreliable. Everything else follows a nice pattern that shows the survey worked quite well. :)
     
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  7. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    Blackguards below Quest for Infamy, eh?

    Well, at least VD didn't vote for WL2 in the end. It's always sad to see a good man go soft in the head.
     
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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Serpent in the Staglands Bubbles In Memoria A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    About what I expected. Except that Heroine's Quest tied WL2.
     
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  9. pakoito Arcane

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    Blackguards scoring so low is my biggest surprise. I guess D:OS stole its thunder, but it's one of the best tbs games to play around with.
     
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  10. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    The usual anti-German sentiment around here. Just mentally add 30% to the average.
     
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  11. VioletShadow Sensate Patron

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    Codex 2013 Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Shadorwun: Hong Kong
    Very nice! Nice job felipepepe and everybody who contributed :D I'm happy to see Dragonfall did so well,
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    Edit: It was my GOTY for 2014!
    Now, 2015 and Tormeeeeeeentttttttt
    :hype::codexisfor::desu::martini:
     
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  12. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Winner was predictable but I think the right one. No real point arguing about who comes 6th or 7th, how many quality RPGs do you get a year, even a year like this one?
     
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  13. dibens as seen on shoutbox Patron

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    ToME at 9th place? Democracy has failed me yet again. :argh:
     
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  14. pakoito Arcane

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    Worse, ToME DLC!
     
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  15. imweasel Guest

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    I'm surprised too. Blackguards should be in the top 10 along with MMX.
     
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  16. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    We were discussing this a while ago... BG was the 4th most played RPG, almost tied with Banner Saga at 3rd. But very few considered it amazing - most votes are 3/5 or 4/5. It had many people who enjoyed it, but few fanboys. :/
     
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  17. pakoito Arcane

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    Damn your Bayesian averages, keeping the germanic man down!
     
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  18. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    In contrast, 37% of the people who played WL2 thought it was a 5/5 game :retarded:
     
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    The Codex: THIS IS NOT AN RPG WHY IS IT ON THE LIST SPERG SPERG

    felipepepe: Don't worry guys, Thomas Bayes will deliver us all from decline, the people will have their voices heard.

    (one week later)

    Two JRPGs in top 10.

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    A good list.

    Divinity: Original Sin was my personal GOTY, so I am happy to see it take the top spot. Dragonfall was also solid. I'm also a bit suprised about Blackguards 2. I really enjoyed it. That list shwos us that this was a great year. I haven't even bought some of these games that I actually want to play.

    I don't even know what NEO Scavenger is, but I guess I will have to research it.
     
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    Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that when you take into account storytelling, setting and combat-related it only really excels at the last one. Despite working with a good setting, they didn't make the most of it and writing was not very consistent. I really like the game, and give it 110/100 for effort but it just doesn't measure at quite the same level as most of the games in the top 10.
     
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  22. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    As I said, Blackguards lacks fanboys.

    I blame the lack of a fucking archer. :3
     
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    It probably has something to do with the lack of emotionally engaging characters.

    Just noticed a port of Final Fantasy III scoring higher than Dead State. :lol:
     
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  24. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    I'm glad you said "most", because Xulima and ToME aren't exactly known for their Biowarian splendor either. And if there's any significant amount of writing in LoGII, I must have missed it. About Legend of Heroes, well...

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    Hey our JRPGfags brothers and sisters are people too!
    :greatjob:
     
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