Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest- December 2012 - Peace on Earth
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This is the geeklist for the December 2012 Video Game Geek Review Contest!

GEEKLIST CLOSED FOR ENTRIES
VOTING CLOSED

WINNERS ANNOUNCED BELOW


Full contest rules (and subscription thread) are here. But the gist of it is:
1) Write a review that fits the current category,
2) Post it to this geeklist by the 28th December 2012,
3) Vote in the poll, and then
4) all entrants: 2 in addition to geekgold earned via geekmod!
1st place: 40bag and an exclusive microbadge: Microbadge: Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest winner
2nd place: 20bag
3rd place: 10bag

This month's category is Peace on Earth, Goodwill to all men (and women). To celebrate the holiday season please review a game that does not involve killing.


Submissions are due by 12/28/2012 10:00 PM GMT, at which point a week-long voting period will begin. Good luck!

Review Qualifications
1. 500 words minimum
2. Ideally contains images (preferably use images from the game’s entry, then from your personal gallery, and external images with appropriate attribution as a last resort)
3. Review must be posted to Video Game Geek during the duration of the contest. Take into account the amount time it might take to get through geekmod. Reviews already on the site will not be accepted!
4. The review can't have been published anywhere (Geek or elsewhere) else before it is submitted to the contest.
5. Must fit within the contest’s category, broadly considered.
6. Winners must wait one contest period (i.e. one month) from their time of winning before submitting another entry.

Please link to your review using the [ thread=][ /thread] geeklink.

There is also a discussion thread which can be found here

This Month's Nobel Prize for Peaceful Gaming goes to

Krzysztof Zięba
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with 36 points

Honourable mentions for their humanitarian joypad work got to
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Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life. I thought of their unfathomable distance, and the slow inevitable drift of their movements out of the unknown past into the unknown future. H.G. Wells
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Poll: December Video Game Review Contest
After reading this months reviews please award points to the ones you like. You may vote on as many or as few reviews as you want but you may only vote for each review once.
How would you rate the following reviews:
1st = 4 points
2nd = 3 points
3rd = 2 points
4th = 1 point
  1st = 4 points 2nd = 3 points 3rd = 2 points 4th = 1 point Vote Count
Mario Strikers Charged 27.3% (3) 36.4% (4) Top Answer 27.3% (3) 9.1% (1) 11
To The Moon 54.5% (6) Top Answer 27.3% (3) 9.1% (1) 9.1% (1) 11
William & Sly II 9.1% (1) 27.3% (3) 63.6% (7) Top Answer 0.0% (0) 11
Total Voters 11
This poll is now closed.   11 answers
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Closes: Thu Jan 3, 2013 6:00 am
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2. Video Game: Mario Strikers Charged [Average Rating:6.73 Overall Rank:1632]
Video Game: Mario Strikers Charged
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3. Video Game: To the Moon [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:721]
Video Game: To the Moon
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The review is here: The value of games as storytelling devices: case in point

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4. Video Game: William and Sly 2 [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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Game does not include violence of any sort, or even any enemies.
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