VGGers Pick The Best Games (By Category) - Semi-Finals [POLL]
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Inspired by some of the incredible polls (and the dedicated BGGers who run them) over on the BGG side of the domain, I thought it might be nice to conduct a similar exercise on the VGG side to determine

THE GREATEST VIDEO GAME OF ALL TIME



Thanks to all who voted in the qualifying round! Thanks also to those who provided, shall we say, feedback. Many lessons were learned and I have some great ideas on how I can improve things for next time. I have put together a plan for a different format I think you will all like much more and find much more fun (I'm hoping to time it in the next week or two, so it will probably overlap with the end of this poll a bit).

Here are the rules this round:

A Below you will find the contenders (the top two vote getters and the top wild card in each category from last round). The polls below are for the semi-final round. In this round, please vote for only one game in each category.

B The winner of each category will go on to the final poll.

X Since this is sort of a study of VGG Rankings, all ties will be broken in favor of the game with the highest VGG Rank.

Y Be sure to subscribe HERE to receive notifications for new polls.

Thanks, again, and happy voting!
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1. Video Game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim [Average Rating:8.52 Overall Rank:13]
Video Game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
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Qualifying Round Results

Below are a few interesting results from last round. Additionally, in each poll this round, games are listed in order of votes received last round.

Top Qualifiers
11 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
8 XCOM: Enemy Unknown
8 Half-Life
8 Minecraft
8 Portal

Tightest Matchup This Round
Platformer Category. Portal 2 vs. Super Mario World Vs. BattleBlock Theater. All three games received 6 total votes in the qualifier! A three-way tie for first! Who will come out on top this round?

Qualifiers with the Fewest Votes
3 Warcraft III
3 SimCity 2000
4 Civilization
4 GoldenEye 007
4 Star Wars: Tie Fighter
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2. Video Game Genre: 4x Strategy
Video Game: Civilization IV
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3. Video Game Genre: Action Adventure
Video Game: BioShock
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4. Video Game Genre: Action RPG
Video Game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
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5. Video Game Genre: Tactical RPG
Video Game: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
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6. Video Game Genre: First Person Shooter
Video Game: HλLF-LIFE
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7. Video Game Genre: Real Time Strategy
Video Game: StarCraft
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8. Video Game Genre: Platform
Video Game: Portal 2
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9. Video Game Genre: Simulation
Video Game: Star Wars: TIE Fighter
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10. Video Game Genre: Sandbox
Video Game: Minecraft
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11. Video Game Genre: Fighting
Video Game: Street Fighter II
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12. Video Game Genre: Arcade
Video Game: Tetris (1984)
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13. Video Game Genre: Other
Video Game: Portal (2007)
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