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

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

  1. felipepepe 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. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    But first we must ask ourselves: What is an RPG?
     
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  3. Excidium II Arcane

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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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  4. Rivmusique Arcane Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
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  5. Make America Great Again Roguey 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. Urthor 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 Infinitron Trade Master Patron

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    I WAS RIGHT

    I think the Codex consensus is that Hearts of Stone is the good one.
     
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  8. Pentagon Literate

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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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  9. Make America Great Again Roguey Arcane Sawyerite Sawyerist Sawyer's Bride No Fun Allowed

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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. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    Fixed for you. RPG Codex.pl knows what it wants.
     
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  12. Excidium II Arcane

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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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  13. Jazz_ Scholar

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    Shadowrun so high.

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  14. Make America Great Again Infinitron Trade Master Patron

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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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  15. Invictus Arcane The Real Fanboy

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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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  16. Crooked Bee pro-vacation Patron

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    Codex 2013 Codex 2014 MCA Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire 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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  17. Make America Great Again Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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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. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    BTW, Blackguards at #28 is a fucking shame.
     
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  19. Excidium II Arcane

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    Make a puzzle game poll and it might rank higher.
     
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  20. Sinatar Learned

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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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  21. DeepOcean Arcane

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    Popamole Codex.:lol: Dorito Pope is proud.
     
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  22. CryptRat Arcane

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    Guys, you should play Heroine's quest, it's free.
     
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  23. Ludo Lense Arcane

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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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  24. Sranchammer Arcane

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    D:OS is a classic?

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  25. Make America Great Again Irenaeus Self-Ejected Patron Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual The Real Fanboy

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    B00bs.
     
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    :salute: to everyone who voted just to cause delicious butthurt
     
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