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Community The Age of Incline: RPG Codex's 2012-2016 GOTY Results

Discussion in 'RPG News & Content' started by felipepepe, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. felipepepegender: ⚧ Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    Tags: GOTY 2016; RPG Codex; RPG Codex Awards

    Are RPGs better than 5 years ago? Has Kickstarter really delivered? Have indies done any great RPG? Are we getting more PC ports? Has the "Age of Incline" truly arrived?

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    Join us now as we analyze the results of our latest poll, where 800 users rated 200 RPGs from the past 5 years, and see just how real the hype really is.

    Read the full article: The Age of Incline: RPG Codex's 2012-2016 GOTY Results
     
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  2. oldmanpacogender: ⚧ Master of Siestas

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    But first we must ask ourselves: What is an RPG?
     
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  3. Excidium IIgender: ⚧ Self-Ejected

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    I can't believe people like divinity orgy anal sin that much. It had cool ideas but was p. boring.

    btw good analysis of the results.
     
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    Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
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  5. Make America Great Again Rogueygender: ⚧ Arcane Sawyerite Sawyerist Sawyer's Bride No Fun Allowed

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    Blood and Wine's likely responsible for Witcher 3 shooting up the way it did. What a fantastic expansion. :cool:
     
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  6. Urthorgender: ⚧ Learned

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    Who stole the pixels from Felipe's graph?

    Someone's made off with all the pixels, daddy's going to have to find his reading glasses on this 4K screen.
     
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  7. Make America Great Again Infinitrongender: ⚧ Trade Master Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    I WAS RIGHT

    I think the Codex consensus is that Hearts of Stone is the good one.
     
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  8. Pentagongender: ⚧ Novice

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    Great chart categories! I wonder if in 2027, if RPG's enter another dark age, will the Codex pine for the era of Divinity: Original Sin, Dark Souls, Age of Decadence, Witcher 3, Underrail, and Shadowrun: Dragonfall?
     
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    They were both good, but Blood and Wine had a lot more content and no annoying health sponge mobs.
     
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    RPG Codex

    Vanguard against the Decline. Harbingers of Incline. Distinguished Gentlemen of Monocled Taste.

    Which is Kickstarter Darling shall nab the top spot as the Champion of the RPG revival?

    None.

    Because apparently a by the numbers modern open world game with bad gameplay even by those standards and a completely mediocre story except one quest chain is what people around here really want. But it is fine because it is pretty.

    Finally we have the answer to Narrative vs Gameplay question.

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    Before you even start with the any "newcomers" complaints keep in mind that last year Felipepepe did a 2009 and lower join date cut of the data and Witcher 3 won 2015 by those metrics.
     
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  11. felipepepegender: ⚧ Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    Fixed for you. RPG Codex.pl knows what it wants.
     
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    It would never be a kickstarter game since AoD and Underrail exist.

    Maybe if there were more butthurt people to downvote it without playing like FO4/memetale/DaS you would have your way :M
     
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    Shadowrun so high.

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
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    "Don't blame me, I voted for Pillars of Eternity!"

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    just kidding, I didn't vote at all
     
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    While I half expected the top 5 the fact that some Trump lovers who cant use a controller rated Dark Souls with 1s & 2s and thus kept it from beating Age of Decadence is kind of sad, I can understand if some players dont like Action RPGs in maybe the same way I dislike Diablo style games, but I wouldnt say Diablo sucks because it is not my kind of game and Dark Souls is hands down my favorite game from 2012 to 2016 and definetly in my top 5 ever
     
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    Codex 2013 Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire MCA Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    No idea what Witcher 3 is doing there, personally, since I find the series just utterly boring. But D:OS, UR, AoD and DS (in any order you might prefer) as non-popamole top 4 sounds about right to me.
     
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    Fallout Resurrection was indeed the best game of that year, much more worth playing than any of the commercial shit that came out that year.
     
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  18. felipepepegender: ⚧ Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    BTW, Blackguards at #28 is a fucking shame.
     
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  19. Excidium IIgender: ⚧ Self-Ejected

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    Make a puzzle game poll and it might rank higher.
     
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    I know getting into the "is it or isn't it" debate on a game being an RPG or not is largely pointless, but Dust: An Elysian Tale?

    Really?
     
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    Popamole Codex.:lol: Dorito Pope is proud.
     
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    Guys, you should play Heroine's quest, it's free.
     
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    Undertale at #130 with 215 votes but at #18 when the 1&2's get removed.

    :hmmm:

    I am sure all those votes came from people who at least tried the demo and wouldn't just follow the hivemind and mindlessly vote for a game they did not play.

    Fucking sheeple.
     
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    D:OS is a classic?

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