August 2017 VideoGameGeek Review Contest
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Welcome to the geeklist for the August 2017 VideoGameGeek Review Contest!

This contest is open to all registered users on VGG who post a video game review during the contest month.

This month's optional theme is Walking Simulators. Review a game in the Walking Simulator genre of video games to earn bonus geekgold this month.


How to Participate:

1 Write a review for any video game and submit it to the appropriate game's database page on VGG during the contest month. Add a link to your review as a new item on this geeklist before the last day of the month. Add a separate geeklist item for each entry.
2 Earn geekgold! If your review is around 500 words or more (and, ideally, contains images) you will receive a 2 door prize simply for entering it in the contest. You will receive a 1 door prize if your review is very short.
3 Earn more geekgold! There is an optional theme each month. Any reviews meeting this theme will be awarded an extra 3 entry bonus. Simply state in your entry whether or not you meet the optional theme.


How to Win:

1 A voting poll will be opened for one week after the geeklist is closed for new entries. The winner will be determined by the results of the poll.
2 Any and all registered users are allowed to vote in the poll, including users who submit a review for the contest. Feel free to invite other B/RP/VGGers to vote in the contest poll, but...
3 Do not create accounts to vote multiple times and do not solicit votes for a specific review!


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Microbadge: Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest winner 1st Place: 60bag
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Microbadge: I have placed 3rd in the Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest (and I had to buy this lousy microbadge with my winnings!) 3rd Place: 20bag
Microbadge: I have placed 4th in the Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest (and I had to buy this lousy microbadge with my winnings!) 4th Place: 10bag


Microbadge: Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest participant All participants are eligible to receive the Video Game Review Contest Participant microbadge. This microbadge is available for general purchase, but I will give this microbadge for free to all participants in 3 of the 12 contest months throughout the year. Only I will know which months earn you this microbadge for free, so participate often for your chance at this award!


August Winners:

In First Place with 27 points is

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In Second Place with 26 points is

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In Third Place with 24 points is

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In Fourth Place with 23 points is

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Discussion Thread - Post any queries, ideas, celebrations, or just general chat.
VGG Review Contest Wiki Page - View the history of the VGG video game review contest.


The Fine Print:
- There is no minimum word count requirement. The geekgold door prize is awarded to all entries that are near to or exceed 500 words.
- Users may enter any number of reviews they wish each month. Users entering multiple reviews may receive multiple awards in the same month.
- Soliciting participation for the contest as a whole is acceptable and encouraged. Soliciting votes for a specific review is prohibited.
- Any user may vote in the poll regardless of whether or not they submitted a review. Each user may only vote once. Creating additional accounts for the purpose of voting is prohibited.
- Winning an award one month does not prohibit a user from participating in subsequent months.
- Award placement is determined by a weighted majority vote. Votes for 1st place earn 4 points, 2nd place 3 points, 3rd place 2 points, and 4th place 1 point. Placement is determined by points following the vote.
- Ties in award placement will be broken by the number of votes for 1st place, followed by number of votes for 2nd place, then 3rd place, and lastly 4th place. If the tied reviews received exactly the same number of votes in all categories, then the tied reviews will remain tied and earn the same award placement. The subsequent award places will be skipped. (E.g. if 2 reviews tie for 2nd, there will be no 3rd place award.)
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Poll: Poll: Video Game Review Contest - August 2017
After reading the reviews submitted this month, award points to the ones you like. Please base your vote on the quality of the review (whatever that means to you) and not on whether you like the reviewed game, are friends with the author, or any other bias. You may vote for as many or as few reviews as you want for each award placement.
Vote for the best reviews of the month from August 2017.
  1st (4 points) 2nd (3 points) 3rd (2 points) 4th (1 point) Vote Count
Minesweeper -- A classic logic game that is still enjoyed today 20.0% (2) 30.0% (3) 40.0% (4) Top Answer 10.0% (1) 10
Tomb Raider -- Hey, Where Are All the Puzzles? 20.0% (2) 10.0% (1) 50.0% (5) Top Answer 20.0% (2) 10
Neuroshima Hex! -- An excellent port of the board game 30.0% (3) Top Answer 30.0% (3) Top Answer 20.0% (2) 20.0% (2) 10
Cars 2: The Video Game -- a review - ka-chow! 28.6% (2) Top Answer 14.3% (1) 28.6% (2) Top Answer 28.6% (2) Top Answer 7
Cook, Serve, Delicious! -- Type, hit enter, hope you did not make a mistake! 10.0% (1) 50.0% (5) Top Answer 10.0% (1) 30.0% (3) 10
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This poll is now closed.   12 answers
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Closes: Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:00 am
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2. Video Game: Minesweeper [Average Rating:5.28 Overall Rank:7526]
Video Game: Minesweeper
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Minesweeper - A classic logic game that is still enjoyed today
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3. Video Game: Tomb Raider (2013) [Average Rating:7.95 Overall Rank:123]
Video Game: Tomb Raider (2013)
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I noticed the last game I beat didn't have a review on here, so I wrote one. Pending Geekmod... Lara does some walking, but it's much more than a walking sim

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4. Video Game: Neuroshima Hex! [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:243] [Average Rating:7.77 Unranked]
Video Game: Neuroshima Hex!
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Unfortunately there is no walking in Neuroshima Hex, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't check it out.

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5. Video Game: Disney-Pixar's Cars 2: The Video Game [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
Video Game: Disney-Pixar's Cars 2: The Video Game
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I've just submitted a review and some screenshots.

A fun game, true to the Cars franchise, great fun for kids and multiplayer sessions, okay for singleplayer career mode.

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6. Video Game: Cook, Serve, Delicious! [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:2020]
Video Game: Cook, Serve, Delicious!
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Very late entry, I did not move a feet although the game make me walk to the toilets a lot. Or it seems they came to me. I did the Admin approve thingy to get it through geekmod:

Type, hit enter, hope you did not make a mistake!
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