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Best RPG of the year - 2011 Top 10

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Jaesun, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    It's that time of the year again. Vote for your top 10 RPG's that were/will be released between Jan 1st 2011 and Dec 31st 2011. I will collect your votes until January 1st, 2012 when this poll will close. I will then tally the results in a different topic.

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    THE RULES:

    DO NOT PUT NUMBERS BEFORE THE NAME OF A GAME. IF YOU DO I WILL NOT COUNT YOUR VOTE. PERIOD. Just list 10 or less games. What ever you want in any order you want. Order does not matter.

    USE THE EDIT BUTTON IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR VOTE. If you have multiple posts with games, I will not count any of your votes. Same deal for people using shitty alts.

    THE GAME MUST HAVE BEEN RELEASED ON THE PC.

    IF A GAME WAS RELEASED IN ONE COUNTRY AND THEN IN THE US WITHIN THE YEARS STATED ABOVE YOU CAN LIST THEM AS YOUR VOTE. For Example Drakensang: The River of time was internationally released on Jan 31, 2011 IIRC.

    DLC's will be accepted, provided they were released between the dates stated above.

    YOUR LIST OF GAMES MUST BE IN A PROPER LISTED FORMAT SUCH AS:

    GAME X
    GAME Y
    GAME Z

    NOT JUST A SENTENCE CONTAINING THE GAMES YOU WANT TO VOTE ON.

    IF YOU FAIL TO FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE GUIDELINES ALL OF THE GAMES YOU VOTE FOR WILL BE IGNORED.

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    Off the top of my head, since there was only 1 cRPG released this year my votes so far:

    Frayed Knights
     
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  2. Commander Xbox Learned

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  3. Secretninja Cipher

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    DE:HR
    Dark Souls
     
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  4. IronicNeurotic Arbiter

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    Dead Money
    Dungeon Siege III
    Lonesome Road
    Drakensang: River of Time
    Frayed Knights
    Old World Blues
    Honest Hearts
    Avadon
    Witcher 2
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    Edit: Forgot Drakensang.
     
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  5. Jack █▓▒░ Patron

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    Dungeons of Dredmor
    Frayed Knights
    Deus E
    The Witche
    Two Worlds II (EU 2010 NA 2011)
    Drakensang: The River of Time
    Old World Blues
     
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  6. Tel Velothi Cipher

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    Skyrim, obviously.











    Anyway: Were there RPGs in 2011? 0.o
     
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  7. Crooked Bee (no longer) a wide-wandering bee Patron

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    I can already predict the winner: Witcher 2. :roll:

    But anyway, my votes go to...

    Chantelise
    Dark Souls (excluded because of Jaesun's stupid PC only rule)
    Demise: Ascension (in pre-release now)
    Drakensang: The River of Time
    E.Y.E.
    Fallout NV: Old World Blues
    Frayed Knights
    Ōkamiden (excluded because of Jaesun's stupid PC only rule)
    ToEE with the latest version of the Co8

    Those are the only good RPGs/hybrids released this year that I can name off the top of my head. And no, I didn't really enjoy DE:HR or TW2.
     
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  8. Angelo85 Magister Patron

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    Not a good year for RPGs :(

    My votes:

    Drakensang: The River of Time
    Skyrim

    /e: I can't believe what kind of games others included so far. BROS REMEMBER: THIS IS ABOUT THE PC RPG OF THE YEAR 2011, NOT 'LIST ALL RPGS YOU PLAYED IN 2011'!
     
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  9. Morkar Left Guest

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    Drakensang: River of Time
    Frayed Knights

    The only rpgs I played from this year :M
     
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  10. made Arcane

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    You know it. If there is a God, there can be no other outcome.

    Here goes:

    The Witcher 2 GOTY ALL YEARS
    The Witcher 2 troll trouble dlc
    The Witcher 2 hairdresser dlc
    The Witcher 2 finishers dlc
    The Witcher 2 mysterious merchant dlc
    The Witcher 2 arena dlc
    The Witcher 2 patch 2.0
    Legend of Grimrock (unless it sucks)


    Will update list as more TW2 dlc is released.
     
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  11. MMXI Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Wow. This is what it's come down to eh?

    Here's my list:
     
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  12. undecaf Arcane Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    The Witcher 2
    Deus Ex: HR
    F:NV Dead Money (PC release was this year)
    F:NV Honest Hearts
     
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  13. Reptilian Shapeshifter Educated

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    tRoT is really the only one that I can put on my list in good conscience, even though it probably belongs in 2010.

    By the looks of it, SR3 is going to be more of an "RPG" than either The Witcher 2, DE:HR or Skyrim.

    Let's see who's first to put DA2 on their list.
     
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  14. Elwro Arcane

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    Not really much choice.

    Old World Blues
    The Witcher 2
     
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  15. meanwhileInPoland Arcane

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    dark soul above all but fuck you pc elitists :x

    so:

    bastion
    dead money
    mark of assassin
    deus ex:hr
    fable 3 dlc traitors keep :smug:
     
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  16. Suchy Arcane

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    Deus Ex: Human Revolution
    Fallout: New Vegas
    The Witcher 2
     
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  17. procrastinator Arcane

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    JADE 0.1.2 :/
     
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  18. Excidium P. banal

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    Frayed knights, I guess. Even though I didn't really like it much.

    I just don't want a fucking action RPG to win best RPG of the year. Can we give -1 votes instead? :M
     
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  19. Freelance Henchman Arcane

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    Deus Ex: Human Revolution
     
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  20. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    New Vegas (if it came out in 2011, or was it 2010 already?)
    Witcher 2
    Frayed Knights

    Other than that I don't even remember if there were any other RPGs this year. :?
     
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  21. Redshirt #42 Augur

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    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    New Vegas came out in 2010, but you can vote for any DLCs that came out this year.
     
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  22. Multiple Sarcasm Arcane

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    Skyrim


    :troll:



    Seriously, though, I've played a few games already named, but can't consider them RPG's in good conscience - least of all, vote for them in any context of being 'best' without considering them good.
    It was a sad year.



    Edit: Fuck this. With all the TW2 and DXHR's sudden RPGness derp going, I'm voting Skyrim, best hiking sim of the year.
    Edit too: fixed this decisive vote for rule adherence.
     
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  23. SCO Arcane In My Safe Space

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  24. Turjan Arcane

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    My votes so far:

    Drakensang: The River of Time
    The Witcher 2
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    As to other RPGs of this year, I might still buy Frayed Knights, so this may be added at some point. Most other games I only buy when they are out with all DLC in an affordable package nowadays, so I will probably not play DX:HR or Skyrim this year. I played the demo of DA2, and I know I will not vote for that one.
     
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  25. 1451 Seeker In My Safe Space

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    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    Winter Voices Episode 4: Amethyst River
    The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
    Dragon Age 2
    Drakensang: The River of Time
     
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