VOTING IS CLOSED. RESULTS ARE HERE.
Hello, do you like videogames and opinions? YOU'RE IN LUCK, BECAUSE IT'S TIME FOR ANNUAL GIANTBOMB COMMUNITY FORUM GOTY 2013 LIST TABULATION AND AGGREGATION!!
Past year's goty user list tabulations exist, they are:
But that was the past! And now, it's
the future the present! You have played new videogames and have new opinions! You want to tell the world just how good Papers Please was, and you want that information broken down to discrete quantities, aggregated and lost in a sea of data, then regurgitated back to a wider audience!
Here is how this is going to work, please read this as the methodology has changed (for the better!)
Okay as you may or may not know the website went under a revision and my old code for scraping the list data doesn't work. So it has been rewritten.
This means nothing to you!
But! What is important is that you no longer need to give your GOTY list a specific title, name it whatever you like!
How can this be?
It's simple, once your list is created, get the url from the address bar and tell it to me, via this google doc.
The url should look something like this:
I.E. "your profile name"/lists/"whatever you called the list"/"some number nonsense"
I encourage you to make a placeholder list now with a title you are happy with and submit it right away, so you don't forget. You can then edit and add on to the list at your leisure up until I run the code.
how many games in my list?: as many as you like! I'll only count the first ten though. If you have fewer than ten, I'll only count those that you have.
can I make an unordered list?: no.
what am I doing?: you're making an ordered user list of your favorite games you played this year, and submitting the url to this google doc.
when will results be posted?: end of december.
when are lists due?: December 30th
can I submit games not from 2013?: Yeah, I'm not gonna arrest you.
can I edit my list after I submitted it?: You absolutely can.
where should I send my goty list url?: this google doc.
what should my goty be?: Papers Please.
And that's it
Just send me the list url via the google doc. this google doc.
When the last day of december rolls around, I will post the results! Let's get a big turn out, tell your friends, tell your family, tell your dog.
No promises, but I'm also looking to get the data onto an external website so you can browse it easily and compare what users liked the games you liked! Or liked the games you didn't like! We'll see how things go with that, websites are hard.