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10th August, 2008 at 04:36:05 -

You know, i don't really make comments, front page or otherwise. However, i feel i really must comment here. As games made by clickers get better and better, players will begin to weed out the lesser ones. This doesn't mean the lesser ones are bad games, it just means that more people have to step up to the bar. If FIG wasn't made this week, we'd still have a 3 way tie going. This week seems no exception. With R.O.B.M.S sweeping the title fairly easily. Not that i'm complaining or anything, I have nothing to offer click players yet. What i'm just saying, is that a few months or so ago, even last year, you wouldn't see a game like Iffermoon or FIG sweep titles like they did. Since quite possibly, we'll see more of this, and since those 'lesser' games are still appreciated, I think that some of them, should get a second chance. Especially if there's a tie or close race between second place games. Then those games should be given a second GOTW chance. The title would probably be 2nd GOTW or something. Also there would still be a GOTW which would be given more precedence over last weeks runner up. I'm not trying to ridicule the GOTW category or anything. I'm just saying that those second place games are sometimes awesome too. They should at least be given a second chance to prove themselves. Or at least see who would come out on top. Meh, this should probably go in the forums. Sorry for the long post. Just had to say something.

 
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10th August, 2008 at 04:38:21 -

This is true but I don't think this should happen.

 
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10th August, 2008 at 04:40:01 -


Originally Posted by Xhunterko
You know, i don't really make comments, front page or otherwise. However, i feel i really must comment here. As games made by clickers get better and better, players will begin to weed out the lesser ones. This doesn't mean the lesser ones are bad games, it just means that more people have to step up to the bar. If FIG wasn't made this week, we'd still have a 3 way tie going. This week seems no exception. With R.O.B.M.S sweeping the title fairly easily. Not that i'm complaining or anything, I have nothing to offer click players yet. What i'm just saying, is that a few months or so ago, even last year, you wouldn't see a game like Iffermoon or FIG sweep titles like they did. Since quite possibly, we'll see more of this, and since those 'lesser' games are still appreciated, I think that some of them, should get a second chance. Especially if there's a tie or close race between second place games. Then those games should be given a second GOTW chance. The title would probably be 2nd GOTW or something. Also there would still be a GOTW which would be given more precedence over last weeks runner up. I'm not trying to ridicule the GOTW category or anything. I'm just saying that those second place games are sometimes awesome too. They should at least be given a second chance to prove themselves. Or at least see who would come out on top. Meh, this should probably go in the forums. Sorry for the long post. Just had to say something.



Hate to break it to you, but this is in the forum... (just kidding )

 
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10th August, 2008 at 07:57:00 -

not a bad idea at all, runner ups could use some more recognition, though I don't know what would be the best implementation

 
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10th August, 2008 at 09:30:00 -

I think it's fine tbh. Most of the games on this site are noticed anyway, GOTW is only a title, and let's face it- it's not like they used to be. Getting news on the front page of TDC used to be really special, but it doesn't seem like it anymore

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10th August, 2008 at 09:54:34 -

Well, that's the thing about making games. You'll either hit or miss. You could spend months, even years on a game, and the only thing a lot of them win is a GOTW. I've seen plenty of great games miss the GOTW, whereas in the following week(s) a really bad game would win. Heck, I hated the GOTW for years because of how that's always happened. But in a sense, GOTW has become sort of like a TDC ritual, just the way putting 'decent' games on the front page.

I'd disagree with Adam about how it used to be special to get a game on the front page. The only time it actually was special was when the TDC admins got too lazy to put every decent game on the front page.. so some games actually got to be there. But a lot of new games have been making it up there lately since a few months ago when the front page would stay for almost a week without any news.

I think the new spotlight feature should help balance things out a bit

But if you want good games to be recognized.. I think someone should start up some alternate klik sites, or klikers should start posting their games on indie sites rather than just klik sites.

 
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10th August, 2008 at 19:22:47 -

That would be a good way to spread teh klik. People should post links to indie sites that allow you to submit your own games. And yes, a few more klik-sites would be good! And remember, he aint' scared of you muthafu**az.

 
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10th August, 2008 at 19:37:23 -

I know of a Click site that needs more members and it's been around for ages.

http://www.klikforever.org/index.php

There are about 2 active members there at the moment, and one is the current owner.

 
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10th August, 2008 at 19:51:50 -

"I'd disagree with Adam about how it used to be special to get a game on the front page. "

Talk about demoting a site you work on, lol.

 
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10th August, 2008 at 22:39:37 -

@Eternal: yes i know, i posted this on the GOTW front page section first though

@Muz and every1 else: Good points. It is nice seeing more games being given recognition in that way. I thought it could be a little extra motivation to some people. We might get a few better games or so this way. But anyways, its still good. Thanks for posting.

 
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http://www.clickteam.com/mbfiles2/277308-engine.zip
http://www.angelfire.com/games5/psywakd/platform.gam
www.zephni.com

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10th August, 2008 at 23:24:18 -

maybe the new 'recommended game' feature helps as well if there are two great games in 1 week and one doesn't get GOTW.

 
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11th August, 2008 at 05:19:10 -


Originally Posted by -Adam-
"I'd disagree with Adam about how it used to be special to get a game on the front page. "

Talk about demoting a site you work on, lol.


Well, that's how it's always been. I'm a little pissed off about it at times Front page recommendations are just as special as winning GOTW.. sometimes on a slow week a crap game will make it in front. On active weeks, a lot of fairly good games get ignored, but I still recommend them in front if I like them.


maybe the new 'recommended game' feature helps as well if there are two great games in 1 week and one doesn't get GOTW.


Yeah, I'd like to use the "recommendation star" tag a few times, but the only TDC game I've been playing lately was FIG. Iffermoon was something I'd just "recommend" not "highly recommend", but eh, some other admin loved it.

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11th August, 2008 at 08:13:58 -

So if you trip in the Olympic 100metre sprint they should rerun it? Just face it, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. If you're that determined to have the "lesser games" promoted, you might as well had out gold medals to everyone.

 
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11th August, 2008 at 12:51:56 -

If you miss the GOTW, oh well.. If it was a good game then it may well get a Star by the admins

 
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11th August, 2008 at 15:53:14 -

"So if you trip in the Olympic 100metre sprint they should rerun it? Just face it, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. If you're that determined to have the "lesser games" promoted, you might as well had out gold medals to everyone."

thats a rubbish analogy.

To correct the analogy: Say you have 2 100m heats and a guy comes fourth in one heat and doesn't get through but ran a time faster than the guy who came second in the other heat and he DID get through. Which is why in heats they dont go just by the winners of the heats but also by quickest time of those that didnt win...

much like if 2 good games come out in one week, one may get forgotten, whereas in the next week all games are bollocks and 1 gets praised with GOTW while the pro game from the previous week is forgotten.

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