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Game News Alpha Protocol Named Nominee For Prestigious Award

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by VentilatorOfDoom, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    <p><strong>Alpha Protocol</strong> receives the honour of being dubbed a nominee for this years <a href="http://pixelapocalypse.com/pixel-apocalypse-golden-turd-award-2010/" target="_blank">Golden Turd Award</a> over at Pixel Apocalypse.</p>
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    <p>Because no matter how shiny it is, a turd is still a turd. Here are your nominations for the Golden Turd award of 2010&hellip; If you have not done so yet, click here to cast your vote for the Pixel Apocalypse &ldquo;Better Than Jesus&rdquo; award for 2010!</p>
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    <p>Of course it does have strong competition, Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XIII, The Force Unleashed 2 and Alien vs. Predator: Rebellion respectively. Will Alpha Protocol manage to capture a well-deserved victory? We'll have to wait and see.</p>
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    <p><em>Thanks to </em><span class="postbody"><em>CrunchyHemorrhoids for pointing this out.</em><br /></span></p>
     
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  2. Crooked Bee (no longer) a wide-wandering bee Patron

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    Wut? It may be bad in many areas, but it's certainly way better than FF13 and 14 combined.
     
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  3. hanssolo Educated

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    How absurd, AP isn't a shiny turd, it's a turd turd. Do they really consider AP to be 'polished'?
     
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  4. Vaarna_Aarne Notorious Internet Vandal Patron

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    I LIKED ALPHA PROTOCOL THIS MUCH
     
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  5. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    Then go and vote for it. Do your duty.
     
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  6. Freelance Henchman Arcane

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    this saddens me
     
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  7. Felix Arcane

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    AP has more votes than turd unleashed 2? :decline:

    At least FF is at the top
     
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  8. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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  9. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I like their "Better than Jesus" list. Alas, I'm afraid none of those games is capable of treading waters, healing horrible diseases, forming a cult following spanning well over a millennium, reforming hookers and turning wine into water. The latter would be especially important, as it would be a means to make some of the list's games enjoyable.

    Unless of course they meant it as a better crucifixion target, in which case all of them will do.
     
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  10. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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  11. Overweight Manatee Scholar

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    How can I vote for Arcania?
     
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  12. AndymanhairaX Educated

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  13. Silellak Cipher

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    No Arcania = why does this poll even exist? Or maybe it's worst game besides Arcania?

    I wasn't thrilled with Alpha Protocol, but it certainly wasn't anything approaching worst game of the year.
     
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  14. Sceptic Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Voting is rigged. It's the Florida debacle all over again. I was going to vote FF14 but it registered my vote as AP instead.

    FF14 is still in #1 spot though :smug:

    Also,
     
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  15. Cassidy Arcane

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    There are many shittier, but more hyped games around deserving of such nomination. Like for example, Fallout 3 and Fable. Not that AP doesn't suck, but they are even worse.
     
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  16. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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  17. Merkwürdigliebe Arcane

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    So why are all the games in the "better than jesus" category really shitty games? Why can't I vote blackops for the turdier game? I have a very hard time taking that site seriously.
     
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  18. grotsnik Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I think Alpha Protocol falls under the 'Games It Was Fashionable For Gaming Critics To Shit All Over ' category here. Hence its inclusion.
     
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  19. Hobo Elf Arcane

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    Or maybe it just sucks? Just a thought.
     
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    I'd assume quite a few AP votes to be meant for Final Faggotry XIV, the poll layout is inherently confusing.
     
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  21. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    This is one award that AP truly deserves.
     
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  22. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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  23. Hobo Elf Arcane

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    There is much butthurt within you.
     
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  24. Phelot Arcane

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    What a bad site
     
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  25. AndymanhairaX Educated

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    FIVE GAMES. FIVE BUTTONS.

    Yes, very complicated.
     
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