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JCC Amph Gaming The Game Awards 2021

Discussion in 'Community' started by solojones, Nov 16, 2021.

  1. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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  2. Lordban

    Lordban Someone Special star 6

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    Only played two of the nominated games. I'm out of touch :(
     
  3. Adam of Nuchtern

    Adam of Nuchtern Force Ghost star 5

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    They seriously nominated "12 Minutes" for Best Independent Game? Lmao.
     
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  4. Boba_Fett_2001

    Boba_Fett_2001 Now I know what a fool I've been star 8

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    Just one for me, that one being 12 Minutes and yeah even then I'm not sure if it deserves a nod for best indie. I liked it but it has flaws for sure. Often times for that category it seems like it's more about what are the most recognizable indie games rather than best.
     
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  5. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    Change the name all you want, it's still a cursed category.
     
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  6. Ahsoka's Tano

    Ahsoka's Tano Force Ghost star 6

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    Even though I haven't played it yet, I hope LIS: True Colors receives some (if not all) of the awards its nominated for.
     
  7. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    I need to play it for sure.
     
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  8. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The Game Awards just keeps trying to get me to play more LiS. In all seriousness, I have been thinking about playing Before the Storm. I don't know why. Should I do it? No, I shouldn't.

    I would agree with Keighley that GotY seems very open. I don't have a lot of clarity on where that one's gonna go. I find the nomination of It Takes Two for GotY to be kind of the weirdest of the bunch.
     
  9. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    GotY being so wide open and, well, strange, seems like a by-product of it being a very weird year in terms of tentpole releases, as I think now we’ve hit all the stuff where a major chunk of development was screwed up by the pandemic.
     
  10. Boba_Fett_2001

    Boba_Fett_2001 Now I know what a fool I've been star 8

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    Let's not also forget that this was supposed to be the year that Cyberpunk was supposed to get nominated for everything and sweep the awards but we all know what happened there.
     
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  11. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett PT Interview-Teh Mole Host star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    Honestly I haven’t played almost any new games from this year the most recent game I have touched was Cyberpunk and Watch Dogs Legion. Not that I didn’t have fun with the mass effect remaster I did there just wasn’t any game that was new that I was like I needed to play this right now.
     
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  12. Reynar_Tedros

    Reynar_Tedros Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    It Takes Two is the best game in that category.
     
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  13. InterestingLurker

    InterestingLurker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    You picked some bad choices, I think, haha.

    Well, honestly? I'm interested in what announcements they'll make but I like Indie games and AA games more (compared to AAA games).

    Honestly, best to go off the beaten path when it comes to video games nowadays; you'll be more easily surprised and entertained rather than just playing "whatever everyone else is playing" due to FOMO or something.

    ^ That last part was pretty much what I went through once upon a time.
     
  14. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Honestly? Single player AAA games now are often wonderful. It's your CODs and whatnot that suck.

    But I like AA and indie as well..I play anything.
     
  15. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 9

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    Yeah, have to second that - in terms of what top tier games can be Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is hard to beat. It was a stunning experience.
     
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  16. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett PT Interview-Teh Mole Host star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    I actually think triple A games are better nowadays than they were a few years ago. Single player wise.
     
  17. InterestingLurker

    InterestingLurker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Definitely better than the 2000s, imho.
     
  18. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett PT Interview-Teh Mole Host star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    Like yea there are outliers but some of the best triple A single player games have come out in the last few years. I still think that indie games are usually better, but there are some great triple A stuff
     
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  19. InterestingLurker

    InterestingLurker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I think that gaming in the 2010s and now the 2020s are miles ahead of the 2000s and even the "nostalgic" 1990s.

    IMHO
     
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  20. InterestingLurker

    InterestingLurker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Good discussion. Gets people up to speed.
     
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  21. InterestingLurker

    InterestingLurker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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  22. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    Yeah- though probably made easier, on a practical level, by AB likely not having much to show off to begin with. Still, good that Geoff could get things righted almost overnight. Be a shame to have TGA have to fall under controversy less than a week out.
     
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  23. InterestingLurker

    InterestingLurker Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Welp, they have a promotional video now.
     
  24. heels1785

    heels1785 Skywalker Saga/JCC Manager star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    this event always sneaks up on me - just a reminder that the awards are tonight, 7:30p eastern.
     
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  25. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    Looks like it's 30 min pre-show, actual show starts at 8PM EST, according to the site.
     
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