July 2019 VideoGameGeek Review Contest
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Welcome to the geeklist for the July 2019 VideoGameGeek Review Contest!

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

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.

July 2019 winners:

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Bobby F.
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d10-1d10-1d10-1 Microbadge: Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest winnerd10-1d10-1d10-1d10-2d10-2d10-2 Microbadge: I have placed 2nd in the Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest (and I had to buy this lousy microbadge with my winnings!)d10-2d10-2d10-2d10-4d10-4d10-4 Microbadge: I have placed 3rd in the Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest (and I had to buy this lousy microbadge with my winnings!)d10-4d10-4d10-4d10-4d10-4d10-4 Microbadge: I have placed 4th in the Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest (and I had to buy this lousy microbadge with my winnings!)d10-4d10-4d10-4

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.
Tips to this geeklist are appreciated!


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!


Winners Receive:
Microbadge: Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest winner 1st Place: 60bag and the exclusive winner's microbadge Microbadge: Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest winner
Microbadge: I have placed 2nd in the Monthly Video Game Geek Review Contest (and I had to buy this lousy microbadge with my winnings!) 2nd Place: 40bag
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 also available for general purchase.)


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VGG Review Contest Wiki Page - View the history of the VGG video game review contest.

The Fine Print: (last updated August 2017)
- 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, and may result in disqualification.
- 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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Raymond Haaken
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Poll: Video Game Review Contest – July 2019
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.
Please vote on EXACTLY 4 reviews!
Give your favourite 4 points, second favourite 3 points, third gets 2 points, and last gets 1 point. That's 4 votes, each a different column.
Thanks!
Vote for the best reviews of the month from July 2019
  1st (4 points) 2nd (3 points) 3rd (2 points) 4th (1 point) Vote Count
Carcassone Tiles and Tactics - A Review 11.1% (1) 22.2% (2) 22.2% (2) 44.4% (4) Top Answer 9
Cadence of Hyrule – A Mashup Worthy of a Quality Show Choir 11.1% (1) 22.2% (2) 22.2% (2) 44.4% (4) Top Answer 9
Path of Exile – Grinding to a Sharp Point 22.2% (2) 33.3% (3) 44.4% (4) Top Answer 0.0% (0) 9
Victoria II: Heart of Darkness - Darkest Victoria 60.0% (6) Top Answer 20.0% (2) 10.0% (1) 10.0% (1) 10
Total Voters 10
This poll is now closed.   10 answers
Poll created by Sjeng
Closes: Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:00 am
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2. Video Game: Victoria II: Heart of Darkness [Average Rating:8.24 Overall Rank:5830] [Average Rating:8.24 Unranked]
Video Game: Victoria II: Heart of Darkness
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My writing has suddenly gotten ahead of where I thought I'd be, so a last-minute July review:

Darkest Victoria
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3. Video Game: Path of Exile [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:594]
Video Game: Path of Exile
Bobby F.
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4. Video Game: Cadence of Hyrule [Average Rating:8.60 Overall Rank:3326]
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Bobby F.
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5. Video Game: Carcassonne - Tiles & Tactics [Average Rating:7.94 Overall Rank:1891] [Average Rating:7.94 Unranked]
Video Game: Carcassonne - Tiles & Tactics
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