AGS Awards 2021 - Vote!

Started by cat, 02 Mar 2022, 20:44

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cat

#20
*bump*

Come on, folks, we need more votes - only 3 days left!

Please have a look especially at those categories (others could do with more votes as well!)

Best Character
Best Animation
Best Music & Sound
Best Voice Work
Best Short Game
Best Demo

cat

Last 2 days! We need more nominations - remember, you can nominate up to ten games per category.

cat

Last day! Please nominate more games for Best Short Game - it would be a pity if we can't have 5 nominees in this category.

Also, please check if you did your votes for Best Character correctly - you need to select a game and write down the character name. We can fix typos and stuff later on, but you have to make sure that game and character match.

heltenjon

Quote from: cat on 26 Feb 2022, 21:04
Also, please check if you did your votes for Best Character correctly - you need to select a game and write down the character name. We can fix typos and stuff later on, but you have to make sure that game and character match.
I don't know if it's a bug or whether I did something, but I discovered that my nominations in this category was thrown out of order. One name was set two times, and the other suggestions were pushed one place down the list, making the characters match the game directly above. I believe this must have happened during one of my (frequent) updates of the list, as my last suggestions have not been altered. (And by now I have played all the games, so I won't change it any further.)

In case there is a bug in the update function, I advice people to check if their votes match correctly.

Cassiebsg

Problem with nominating best character, for me anyway, is remembering the characters name.  :-\
so I'm happy that some of the authors, provided the characters names on the "for your consideration" thread.
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

cat

Thanks for fixing your nominations!
We do our best to match up character names, i.e. nominations for "Guybrush", "Threepwood" and "Guybrush Threepwood" should all count for the same character.

Last few hours!

Ponch

Quote from: Cassiebsg on 27 Feb 2022, 15:49
Problem with nominating best character, for me anyway, is remembering the characters name.  :-\
so I'm happy that some of the authors, provided the characters names on the "for your consideration" thread.
I have the same problem.  :tongue:

Anyhoo, I added a few more nominations to my vote ballot, just before the deadline!
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cat

Nominations are over!

A huge thank you to everyone who participated  :-*

We need a bit of time to prepare the results but you can expect them in the next few days.

cat

Here are the nominated games for the AGS Awards 2021

Best Game Created with AGS

Breakfast on Trappist-1
Chronicle of Innsmouth - Mountains of Madness
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella Retold
Strangeland


Best Freeware Game Created with AGS

Absurdistan
Breakfast on Trappist-1
Broken Windows - Chapter 3
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
The Garden of Hades


Best Writing

Absurdistan
Breakfast on Trappist-1
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
M*A*S*H: Point n' Click adventure game
Strangeland


Best Character

"Alan Goldberg" from Nightmare Frames Demo
"Lady Valérie Winterbourne" from If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
"Zheny" from Breakfast on Trappist-1


Best Gameplay

I Rented a Boat
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
One More Fathom
Strangeland


Best Background Art

Breakfast on Trappist-1
Chronicle of Innsmouth - Mountains of Madness
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
Ossuarium
Strangeland


Best Character Art

Breakfast on Trappist-1
Chronicle of Innsmouth - Mountains of Madness
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
Ossuarium
Strangeland


Best Animation


If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
Strangeland


Best Music & Sound

Absurdistan
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
Strangeland


Best Voice Work

Chronicle of Innsmouth - Mountains of Madness
La maleta
Strangeland


Best Demo


Graceward (Early Access)
Lucas Mendoza - Amateur Detective
Nightmare Frames Demo
Sphonx Tech Demo
The Phantom Fellows (Demo)


Best Non Adventure Game Created with AGS

Desolate
Gem Collector
One More Fathom
Shoaly You Can't Be Serious! (Deluxe version)
The Rat Pack (Full version)


Best Short Game

Breakfast on Trappist-1
Contact
Content
I Rented a Boat
Ossuarium


Best Programming

Gem Collector
I Rented a Boat
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
Strangeland
The Rat Pack (Full version)


Best Puzzles


Absurdistan
If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers
M*A*S*H: Point n' Click adventure game
Strangeland
Thinker


Congratulations!

heltenjon

Big congratulations to the nominees! There are some very good games on that list (and not one that doesn't deserve it).

However, I'm disappointed that Pedro's Adventures in Spanish wasn't nominated in anything, not even voice work. This was the year a full length game was released as a language learning device, and the failure to acknowledge that is unfortunate. One could simply watch one of the commercials to check out the voice work, but I guess it must mean it didn't have enough players from this community to receive the five nomination votes it deserved.

As for A Curious Pastime, which I nominated in almost every category possible, I would simply guess that first person games aren't as popular as 3rd. Oh well, it wasn't mentioned in the FYC thread either.

Kastchey

Big congratulations to the nominees! Please expect a PM from someone from the Awards team soon - we will need a bit of help from you before the ceremony ;)

cat

Voting is open!

You can now vote for your favourite games using the link from the big red banner.


selmiak

and my votes are locked! ;-D

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