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TA Forum's Game of the Year (GOTY) - 2016 - CRASHLANDS (Results inside)

View Poll Results: What are your game(s) of the year? (Can vote for one or multiple)
Crashlands 42 48.28%
Imbroglio 15 17.24%
Leap of Fate 12 13.79%
Planar Conquest 16 18.39%
Reigns 11 12.64%
Solitarica 13 14.94%
SteamWorld Heist 16 18.39%
Super Mario Run 15 17.24%
Teeny Titans 17 19.54%
Tomb of Mask 12 13.79%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 87. You may not vote on this poll
12-14-2016, 11:38 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,620
TA Forum's Game of the Year (GOTY) - 2016 - CRASHLANDS (Results inside)

Per Andy C83


Welcome to the TouchAracde Forums' Game of the Year: 2016!

The winner of the TouchArcade forum's 2016 Game of the Year is...

Crashlands, which was also awarded Game of the Year by the TA front page reviewers. It's a crafting RPG, with unlimited inventory slots and amusing dialogue.

Second place went to Teeny Titans. Collect cartoon figures & battle with them.

Third equal are SteamWorld Heist and Planar Conquest Steamworld Heist is a turn-based strategy action shooter, while Planar Conquest is a 4X fantasy game; explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate.

The other top 10 nominees were:
- Imbroglio
- Super Mario Run
- Solitairica
- Tomb of Mask
- Leap of Fate
- Reigns

Thanks to Andy for arranging this thread and to everyone who voted.

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The rules are there are no rules.

Just kidding. The rules are here to protect us and make the world go round and stuff. So... no more than 10 nominations each, please. To be eligible for nomination the game must have been released on iOS in 2016. The nomination period will run from now until December 27th, at which point the most nominated games will be included in a poll. The poll will run for one week, and the game with the most votes at the end of the voting period will have won the extremely coveted title of TouchArcade Forums' Game of the Year.

Game developers are welcome to participate but are reminded that nominating/voting for their own games is frowned upon, as are shill posts/votes. I don't plan on disqualifying any nominations/votes, so I'm relying on y'all to keep this as fun and fair as possible for all.

This is supposed to a be a fun way to celebrate the many excellent games released on iOS this year so feel free to discuss each others' nominations, just make sure to please keep it friendly. And please consider sharing this thread on social media - the more people that participate, the more chance we have of uncovering a hidden gem or 2!

And...I think that's about it. I don't really know what I'm doing, so any and all thoughts/suggestions are welcome. Cheers, and happy nominating.

GC & Google Play: Jerutix -- Grace and Peace

Last edited by Red1; 01-05-2017 at 06:06 AM. Reason: Added results
12-14-2016, 11:54 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 857
I'm ready...

2017 GOTY nominations: SAO: Memory Defrag, Death Road to Canada
Switch ID: 5948-6652-1589

12-14-2016, 12:10 PM
#3
Joined: May 2012
Location: THE NETHERLANDS
Posts: 2,901
Count me in, ten games that were top this year are:

1. Conduct This!
2. Mini Metro.
3. Puzzlepops!
4. Love You To Bits.
5. Perchang.
6. Super Mario Run.
7. Warpshift.
8. Mekorama.
9. Telepaint.
10.Duck Roll.

Again a great year, I always think now I have seen it all but their are every year enough games that surprise me, so I am looking forward to 2017, Happy New Year in advanced everybody ha ha.

The two best Arcade twitchers were: Loopmania and Back to Square One from Umbrella.

Last edited by ROGER-NL; 12-22-2016 at 01:52 PM.
12-14-2016, 12:20 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,620
How about let's pick no more than 10 each, then create a list from there.

Does someone else who still uses iOS want to do that? My current Android-y-ness feels disqualifying.

In alphabetical order:

Battle of Polytopia
Crashlands
Leap Day
Redungeon
Solitairica
Teeny Titans
Tomb of the Mask

GC & Google Play: Jerutix -- Grace and Peace
12-14-2016, 12:30 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 775
Leap day
Clash royale
Polytopia (if that was this year)
12-14-2016, 12:30 PM
#6
Joined: May 2012
Location: THE NETHERLANDS
Posts: 2,901
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jerutix View Post
How about let's pick no more than 10 each, then create a list from there.

Does someone else who still uses iOS want to do that? My current Android-y-ness feels disqualifying.

In alphabetical order:

Battle of Polytopia
Crashlands
Leap Day
Redungeon
Solitairica
Teeny Titans
Tomb of the Mask
Okay ten it is, I put them in my post above.
12-14-2016, 01:10 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,797
If someone wants to organize it, and can put together some reasonable rules to keep things in order to determine the winner, I'll include it in our end of the year best games coverage. (Historically we've had lots of problems with these sorts of things because someone will just put up a poll and then there's all kinds of drama regarding which votes count and which are from shills or devs stuffing the box.)
12-14-2016, 01:34 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,654
I just realized there hasn't been a "forum game of the week" thing in a long time... what happened there?

My band just released an album! iTunes / Facebook
12-14-2016, 02:31 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,731
Jumping on the bandwagon, too
My personal top 5:
1. Planar Conquest
2. Demon's Rise 2
3. Avadon 3
4. Ember
5. Arcane Quest 3

Honorable mention goes to: Legends of Callasia

Last edited by Nullzone; 12-14-2016 at 02:33 PM.
12-14-2016, 03:18 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 857
Picking just 10 is going to be hard. The fact I don't have any in common with RogerNL shows what a good year it's been. In no particular order:

Crashlands
Final Fantasy IX
Sky Force Reloaded
Tennis Champs Returns
Teeny Titans
Imbroglio
Lost Socks
Retsnom
SteamWorld Heist
Human Resource Machine

And I've had to leave off some fantastic games. Sorcery 4 I've not got round to yet, nor Ys 2 or Warbits. 9th Dawn 2 I've only scratched the surface of, as with Planar Conquest. And the three catformers, Super Phantom Cat, Nekosan and Super Cat Tales, are too difficult to choose between.

2017 GOTY nominations: SAO: Memory Defrag, Death Road to Canada
Switch ID: 5948-6652-1589