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AGS Awards 2014 [winners!]
« on: 31 Dec 2014, 23:19 »

Welcome to the AGS Awards, the event where the you, the player, choose the best games of the year!



Another year, another round of shiny trophies from the community to the community; it is the AGS Awards 2014!
Partying is over, check the winners on the wiki!

Step # 0 - play the games!
You have some time to play games made in 2014. Do it now!
Step # 1 - nomination time![/size]
Select games you deem worthy in each category!
Step # 2 - vote, folks!
Pick from the nominees and we get a winner!

Step # 3 - party!
Big party to celebrate the winners!


The ceremony will be at:

Sunday 22 March, 20:00 London time

To attend:
The AGS Awards game-ceremony 2014


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Party like it's 1990 in this thread!
« Last Edit: 23 Mar 2015, 01:13 by bicilotti »

bicilotti

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [play time!]
« Reply #1 on: 01 Jan 2015, 15:52 »
Since I was asked on IRC, as per this post, awards eligibility is based on release date. If you added your game to the database too late (i.e. after 31/12/14), please notify me so I can pester AGA to hammer the entry.

Moderators, could you please unsticky this? thanks
« Last Edit: 01 Jan 2015, 19:56 by bicilotti »

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [play time!]
« Reply #2 on: 16 Jan 2015, 21:53 »
Funny how last year's thread had like 10 pages worth of debating at this point!
Also, out of curiosity, when does the nomination phase begin?

bicilotti

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [play time!]
« Reply #3 on: 17 Jan 2015, 03:21 »
Also, out of curiosity, when does the nomination phase begin?

I usually wait a bit for FYC posts to come in. It seems there will be no more, so I'll contact AGA.

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [play time!]
« Reply #4 on: 17 Jan 2015, 15:20 »
It seems there will be no more

Mmmh
there are some other good games not there.
Can someone different from the author put agame there?
I guess yes

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [play time!]
« Reply #5 on: 17 Jan 2015, 15:26 »
Sure, go ahead! I did the same last year for games that were not posted by the authors.

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [play time!]
« Reply #6 on: 17 Jan 2015, 16:50 »
[T]here are some other good games not there.
Can someone different from the author put agame there?
I guess yes

Sure, go ahead! I did the same last year for games that were not posted by the authors.
^-- So much this.
It is not only possible, but encouraged!

bicilotti

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [noms!]
« Reply #7 on: 21 Jan 2015, 09:17 »
Nominations are now open!
Check the conspicuous banner above, play games, choose your favs (and thank AGA for his excellent job)!

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #8 on: 21 Jan 2015, 09:23 »
People who haven't yet nominated are being told they've already nominated. :/

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #9 on: 21 Jan 2015, 10:33 »
Whoops, I accidentally forgot to change a '2013' to '2014' in the code, so it was seeing people's votes from last year.  Should be fixed now.

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #10 on: 07 Feb 2015, 18:36 »
Shouldn't we be able to specify which character are we nominating for Best Character? This feature was available during last year's nominations. Now is probably too late to fix this though (yep, I have discovered this issue just a day before the deadline :))...
« Last Edit: 08 Feb 2015, 00:06 by Calypso Starlight »

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #11 on: 08 Feb 2015, 11:51 »
Only twelve hours left! Just did my nominations.

I'm glad I managed to play a decent amount of games mentioned in the FYC thread. That is, only to discover on the nomination page, that there were so many other games eligible for the awards this year, even some blockbuster games :(. Well, I guess if the author does not bother to mention his or her game in the FYC thread, why should I bother to play and nominate it...

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #12 on: 08 Feb 2015, 13:30 »
My nominations are in...May the best games win!!!

Hope I can make it to the awards this year. Last year was a blast!

Amy

Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #13 on: 08 Feb 2015, 13:42 »
Nominated too. Was not an easy task. Now I hope for all my favorites of the year.
« Last Edit: 24 Aug 2016, 02:37 by Amy »

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #14 on: 08 Feb 2015, 23:07 »
Shouldn't we be able to specify which character are we nominating for Best Character? This feature was available during last year's nominations. Now is probably too late to fix this though (yep, I have discovered this issue just a day before the deadline :))...

Duly noted, I'll see if we can whip something (someone?) for phase ][.


Nominating will close soon, I'll tally the votes ASAP. For now I can share 56 (fiftysix) people nominated.
« Last Edit: 08 Feb 2015, 23:10 by bicilotti »

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #15 on: 09 Feb 2015, 00:26 »
Duly noted, I'll see if we can whip something (someone?) for phase ][.

An interesting question here. Suppose game A contains characters Jim and Bob, who get ten votes each, and game B contains character Mary, who gets fifteen votes. Does the "best character" award go to game A, which scored 20 votes against B's 15; or should it go to game B, since Mary got more votes than either Jim or Bob?

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [nominate!]
« Reply #16 on: 09 Feb 2015, 01:37 »
An interesting question here. Suppose game A contains characters Jim and Bob, who get ten votes each, and game B contains character Mary, who gets fifteen votes. Does the "best character" award go to game A, which scored 20 votes against B's 15; or should it go to game B, since Mary got more votes than either Jim or Bob?

Mary, I say, as it's not Best Characters but Best Character.

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [noms out!]
« Reply #17 on: 09 Feb 2015, 01:38 »
Nominations are out!
Grab them while they are hot HERE!

Re: AGS Awards 2014 [noms out!]
« Reply #18 on: 09 Feb 2015, 10:27 »
Awww, NO! Is nomination time over?! I didn't get a chance to enter my brilliant one-room point-click jam game! Me SAD! :(
« Last Edit: 09 Feb 2015, 10:33 by jonkk »

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Re: AGS Awards 2014 [noms out!]
« Reply #19 on: 09 Feb 2015, 10:55 »
Thanks Bici!
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