In this thread, we will follow the AGS Awards and report the winners as they are announced, for all poor folk who couldn't be on IRC today. I will update this post regulary, so be sure to refresh open.
Here is a list of categories:
Best Game Created with AGS for 2003Winner: 5 Days A Stranger
Best Gameplay in an AGS Game Winner: 5 Days A Stranger
Best Story in an AGS GameWinner: Bestowers of Eternity
Best Dialogue Scripting in an AGS GameWinner: 5 Days a Stranger
Best Puzzles in an AGS GameWinner: 5 Days a Stranger
Best Player Character in an AGS GameWinner: "Fatman" from The Adventures of Fatman
Best Supporting Character in an AGS Game Winner: "Joey" from Bestowers of Eternity
Best Room Art in an AGS Game Winner: Apprentice
Best Character Art in an AGS GameWinner: Apprentice
Best Animation in an AGS GameWinner: Apprentice
Best Scripting in an AGS GameWinner: 5 Days a Stranger
Best Sound Effects in an AGS GameWinner: The Adventures of Fatman
Best Music in an AGS GameWinner: Apprentice
Best AGS DocumentationWinner: Spellbound: A Clive Mandrake Adventure
Best Utility/ApplicationWinner: Snow Plug-in
Best Demo created in AGSWinner: Byzantine
Best Non-Adventure Games created in AGSWinner: AGS Mittens Shooter
The P3N1S Award (Booby Prize)Winner: Smokin' Weed
The Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner: Chris Jones
Yahtzee's 5 Days a Straner is the big winner of today, with 5 awards. Apprentice follows it, with 4. Bestowers of Eternity and The Adventures of Fatman finish with 2 both. The big loser of today is The Uncertainty Machine, which sadly suffered due to its early release.
MINUTE BY MINUTE:[/u]
* Five minutes to go!
* It has begun!!!
* DGMacphee will present the Best Supporting Character award.
* It's Joey, from Bestowers of Eternity!
* <_Joey_> Thanks everybody!
* Ghormak presents the award for Best Puzzles.
* It's 5 Days a Stranger!!!!
* But Yahtzee isn't there!
* LGM will present the award for Best Animation.
* Apprentice nails it!
* DGMacphee shows the first symptoms of insomnia.
* ...And presents the awards for best demo.
* Byzantine it is!!!!!!!! Go DarkStalkey!
* DarkStalkey thanks Pessi, Scotch, Eric and Grundislav.
* Alky to present Best Dialogue.
* Yahtzee again! 5 Days a Stranger!!
* Mills will present the award for... he hasn't told us yet. He does pimp Ace Quest, though.
* It's a hostage situation! * MillsJROSS pulls out a gun <MillsJROSS> Nobody move! <MillsJROSS> Ace Quest stands as an symbol of greatness and here it lies unnominated!
* It's Best Documentation.
* Spellbound wins it! Mills is finally off the stage... maybe.
* Unfortunately, Eric isn't there.
* The Plug-In award is next. Presnted by DGMacphee.
* It's the Snow Plug-In!
* <Scorpiorus> thanks people <Scorpiorus> I promise to make it better
* I present the award for Best Room Art!
* And the winner is... Apprentice!!!!
* Fuzzpilz will present the award for Best Story.
* Despite being incomplete, Bestowers of Eternity wins it.
* <DaveGilbert> Thanks everyone!
* Def is on the stage. <def^> DisplaySpeech (DEF,"Scripting is where the game comes together, and is a crucial part of the game-making process");
* 5 Days a Stranger again!!!!
* The P3n1sh award! <DGMacphee> Remember this category is just a bit of fun
* Smokin' Weed justifies its name!!!!
* The next presenter is Best Demo winner - DarkStalkey.
* The award is the one for Best Character Art.
* Apprentice again!
* DGMacphee will present the Best Non-Adventure Game Award.
* Squinky snatched the surprise winner with AGS Mittens Shooter.
* <DGMacphee> And no here's Esseb to bring you a public service announcement on how to stalk CJ
* Best Sound Effects is next.
* It's the fist award for The Adventures of Fatman!
<Ionias> WooHoo, thanks m0ds couldn't have done this without you.
* DGMacphee will present the Lifetime Acheivement Award, or as he calls it: "The Lifetime Schievement award".
* The man and the legend, Chris Jones!!!!!!! You deserve it, man!
* <CJ> I just want to thank my doctor, my dentist, and all the judges!
* Magintz, the final presenter for the evening arrives! The Music award is next.
* Apprentice takes the lead with its fourth award of the evening!!!!
* DGMacphee will present the award for Best Player Character.
* It's the second award for Ionias! Fatman!!!
* Best Gameplay is next!
* 5 Days a Stranger again!
* Best Game, Ladies and Gentlemen!!!
* It's 5 Days A Stranger!!!!!!!! Yahtzee wins Best Game!!!!!!!!!