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Touch Arcade Forums' iOS Original/Indie GoTY 2013 - OCEANHORN -

View Poll Results: Which is your favorite original/indie iOS game for 2013?
Badland 30 23.81%
Oceanhorn 33 26.19%
Boson X 15 11.90%
Mikey Hooks 6 4.76%
Starborn Anarkist 4 3.17%
Plasma Sky 2 1.59%
9th Dawn 14 11.11%
Quadropus Rampage 7 5.56%
Duet Game 3 2.38%
Continue?9876543210 12 9.52%
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01-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,440
Thanks to Awp69 for hosting the indie game of the year competition!

In the main GOTY poll I couldn't find anything to vote for, but there several worthy titles made the cut. When I get time I'll be curious to more closely compare the two results. Maybe I'll have to break down and check out Oceanhorn one of these days.
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Originally Posted by TheFrost View Post
Seeing how it fared against some though competition (9th Dawn), Im going to buy it now. I dont have any RPGs right now
I don't think 9th Dawn really has much competition here, it's in a league of it's own. (Even though I didn't vote for it). Edit: 9th Dawn is one of the best games of 2013.

Last edited by undeadcow; 01-17-2014 at 06:40 AM.
01-16-2014, 08:37 PM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,777
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
I don't think 9th Dawn really has much competition here, it's in a league of it's own. (Even though I didn't vote for it).
Ups didn't mean it like that. Meant that it must be really good if it is in that list and much more if it ended 4th.

01-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Seems like I really need to get Oceanhorn. Well, at least Badland took second place in both polls. Thanks for setting up this thread Awp69, and giving indies their time in the spotlight
01-17-2014, 05:11 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,777
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Originally Posted by Bronxsta View Post
Seems like I really need to get Oceanhorn. Well, at least Badland took second place in both polls. Thanks for setting up this thread Awp69, and giving indies their time in the spotlight
You do! Pick it up, its the best action rpg in the vein of Zelda on iOS. Lots of hours of adventures awaits you
01-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,440
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Originally Posted by TheFrost View Post
Ups didn't mean it like that. Meant that it must be really good if it is in that list and much more if it ended 4th.
I also meant to say 9th Dawn rules.
01-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Joined: May 2012
Location: In the Chatroom
Posts: 15,759
Congrats Oceanhorn, and awp, you are a stud!!!
01-17-2014, 12:37 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,253
Thanks guys! And wanted to say to the devs of the 7 games in the poll that even though you didn't win, you were in the top 10 of 122 nominated great indie games and that alone is an accomplishment. So congrats to you as well.

A great year for iOS indies!
01-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 135
Thank you!

Wow! Thank you so much everyone! We are truly honored for this title! Toucharcade forums has always had a special place in our hearts during the development of Oceanhorn and we will continue to have a close relationship with you guys here at the forums. Expect this to be the place to hear latest news first, along with our own development blog.

You awarded us for Indie GOTY 2013, but the adventure will continue in 2014! Stay tuned for new updates!

Best regards,
Heikki and whole team

Your friendly neighbourhood Cornfox
01-25-2014, 10:34 PM
Joined: Jan 2014
Location: Australia
Posts: 38
Oceanhorn is a truly amazing game! I only picked it up this morning and buy the looks, I've got a long way ahead! It really does deserve TA's Forums GoTY for 2013 (even though it's 2014 now lol). The looks, feel, gameplay, story, and everything just makes this game so, so awesome! Well done guys!
Badland coming in 2nd is also amazing! I picked it up a bit late - that time it went free (I had never heard of it before hand) and the kinda spooky feel and one touch controls fit this game awesomely!

(Can't wait for future updates on both these games!)
Well done to both dev's!!!
~Vexka
01-26-2014, 02:29 AM
This is great news ! I was going to vote oceanhorn, with badland as a close second , so it came out like I wanted. Still haven't tried boson x.