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Game of the year contender 2021

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by thelegend, Sep 26, 2021.

  1. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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  2. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    This year was kind of slow really.
    Had to replay older games and also played lots of WoTR beta in quarantine days.
     
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  3. Parabalus Arcane

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    DE has builds and min-maxing, meaning more RPG gameplay than many other top 100 games.
     
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  5. Tacgnol Shitlord Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Grab the Codex by the pussy RPG Wokedex Strap Yourselves In Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Whatever game ultimately wins the Codex GOTY will be controversial (as always).

    There'll be accusations of vote rigging by every party that feels their preferred choice lost out. Then again, if the poll is shared on twitter and ResetEra like last time, the results will definitely be watered down.
     
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  6. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    It's not vote rigging you racist, it's expanding the electorate.
     
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  7. Shaki Learned

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    Lmao, minmaxing for what? There are no challenges in this game, there is only one ending, your "decisions" and "gameplay" matter as much as choosing 1. Yes 2. No (yes) 3. Maybe (yes) in FO4, at best you'll change the text you see a little, but ultimately will get the same outcome, you can get through the game just by clicking shit randomly, lol.

    It's a visual novel, I have no problems with liking visual novels, but why are people so obsessed with trying to call it an RPG, when it has nothing in common with the genre?
     
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  8. NJClaw OoOoOoOoOoh Patron

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    Wait a minute... are you shitting on Disco Elysium or Baldur's Gate now?
     
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  9. Butter Arcane

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    Even visual novels have multiple endings, including failed endings.
     
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  10. Shaki Learned

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    As hard as it is to believe, last time I checked people were still being filtered by combat in BG, and couldn't just randomly click through it.

    If you removed combat, 90% of locations non important to the main plot, and just left a story with fake choices to click through, then it would be a visual novel just like DE, yes.
     
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  11. Parabalus Arcane

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    DE has lots of endings though, even a special one for failures.

    You can also just randomly click through BG, especially if you're clicking wands. Heck, you don't need to be able to read to win the game.
     
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  12. Gargaune Magister

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    But wouldn't that make Nexusmods the actual GOTY?
     
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  13. DeepOcean Arcane

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    I vote for Baldur's Gate 2 as the game of the year because if it is to vote on Owlcat shit, I prefer to vote on the original version that is better and have no furries.
     
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    the only thing you need now is a time machine to make your vote count
     
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  15. Ysaye Savant

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    Can we nominate the Monomyth demo?
     
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  16. DeepOcean Arcane

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    I wish I had one so I could travel to 2070 when a new cRPG that isnt just a ripoff of an old one is released.
     
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  17. Grauken Arcane Patron

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    just put your brain into cryofreeze, I'm sure they can revive it in the future
     
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  18. DeepOcean Arcane

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    Nah, sorry, I'm not sure on what body they will place my brain into, by that time most normies would have transitioned into trannies to save lives accordingly to mandates from the CDC.

    And DeepOceana doesnt sound like good tranny name to me.
     
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  19. Zed Duke of Banville Zo Kath Ra Patron

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    Unless the player intentionally changes something, every character in Wildermyth is cisnormative and heterosexual, and they are also mostly representative of the setting in appearance. That's less inclusive than most, if not all, other CRPGs released in Current Year. :M
     
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  20. thelegend Literate

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    May be Game of the Generation would make more sense than GOTY.
     
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  21. Rincewind Savant

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    Disco Elysium as an RPG, totally makes sense. In fact, this is one of my favourite RPGs; you play the role of a frog!

    (and I have to add, there's more gameplay in it than in DE)

     
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  22. fork Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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  23. Denim Destroyer Learned

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    Realms of Antiquity which came out late last year is my nomination.
     
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  24. Bastardchops Scholar

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    It makes me want to play Disco Elysium.
     
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