Video Game Geek Review Contest - September 2015
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This is the geeklist for the September 2015 Video Game Geek Review Contest!

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WINNNERS ANNOUNCED BELOW

1) Any video game review submitted to VGG during the contest month is eligible for entry to the contest.
2) If your review is around 500 words and contains images you will receive a 2 door prize simply for entering it in the contest.
3) Every month there will also be a suggested theme. Any Reviews meeting this theme will be awarded an extra 3 entry bonus.
4) To enter post your review to this geeklist by the last day of the month.
5) Once the geekist has closed for entries a voting poll will be opened for a week. This poll will decide the winners.
6) Winners will receive the following:
1st place: 60bag and an exclusive microbadge: Microbadge: Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest winner
2nd place: 40bag
3rd place: 20bag
4th Place 10bag

This month's optional theme is Wild West - Please review a game that features some aspects of the wild west - cowboys, gunslinging etc

This months winners are

In 1st place with 25 points -
"The Ravens of VGG - 2016-2019"
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In joint 2nd place with 20 points -
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In 4th place with 19 points -
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Poll: Video Game Review Contest - September 2015
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
Incursion 2: the Artifact 28.6% (2) 42.9% (3) Top Answer 14.3% (1) 14.3% (1) 7
Picross Monster 25.0% (2) 25.0% (2) 12.5% (1) 37.5% (3) Top Answer 8
Pixel Dungeon 71.4% (5) Top Answer 14.3% (1) 14.3% (1) 0.0% (0) 7
Guardian Sword 42.9% (3) Top Answer 14.3% (1) 28.6% (2) 14.3% (1) 7
Without Within 0.0% (0) 42.9% (3) Top Answer 28.6% (2) 28.6% (2) 7
Total Voters 9
This poll is now closed.   9 answers
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Closes: Wed Oct 7, 2015 6:00 am
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2. Video Game: Incursion 2: The Artifact [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Video Game: Incursion 2: The Artifact
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Does not meet thematic requirements.

A Browser Game Review: Incursion 2: The Artifact
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3. Video Game: Guardian Sword [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Video Game: Guardian Sword
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4. Video Game: Pixel Dungeon [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:4822]
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I'm adding in my review from this month's VGG 2015 challenge. I missed the Western theme going for Dungeon Crawling/Roguelike instead.

Going Roguelike - A Pixel Dungeon Unleashed Review
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5. Video Game: Picross Monster [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Video Game: Picross Monster
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I will also put up my entry to this month's VGG challenge. Unfortunately it doesn't meet the thematic requirements either!

Picross Monster - dig up a monster today!
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6. Video Game: Without Within [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
Video Game: Without Within
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