Community Awards

on December 4, 2008 - 3457 Views

You may or may not be aware of the “Official Game Maker Awards” in which Game Maker Community members vote for their favourite games and forum users of the year. This competition bizarrely started in April and appears to have been endorsed by the GMC administrators even though they having nothing to do with the running of the competition.

In an attempt to focus more on the wider-community surrounding GameMaker than just the GMC, forum members and games GameMaker Blog will be holding its own awards for the year 2008. We might even be able to come up with some tacky graphics for the winners to place in their GMC signatures!

The purpose of this competition is to showcase the best Game Maker resources that are helpful and useful to users of Game Maker. There is more to using Game Maker than just playing games!

Unless otherwise specified all categories can be entered by any website or service (including media) of which the main focus is Game Maker.

The five categories are:

  • Best source of Game Maker tutorials and/or examples.
  • Best periodical publication.
  • Best reviews of Game Maker games.
  • Best none-English Game Maker website.
  • Most exciting launch of the year (calendar year 2008).

Nominations will take place up-to Monday December 15th, from when voting will commence. To make a nomination please clearly state your nomination and the category in a comment below.

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6 Responses to Community Awards

  1. […] quote from the 2008 nominations post: “In an attempt to focus more on the wider-community surrounding Game Maker than just the […]

  2. Phil Gamble says:

    In a late nomination I wish to nominate:

    Best periodical publication. – gmweekly

    Best none-English Game Maker website. – .gm-d.de (german), gmzone (french), http://gm-rus.ru/ (russian)

    Most exciting launch of the year (calendar year 2008). – gmweekly

  3. Tom Russell says:

    I’m not going to make any nominations in any categories in which my magazine is elligible :-), but as for the rest…

    Best source of Game Maker tutorials or examples: Mark-Up Magazine

    Most exciting launch of the year: If the “Cactus Game Arcade” collection counts as a “launch”, then that’s my pick; if not, “iji”.

  4. Hehe, there is no way I’m winning any of those. 🙂

    * Best source of Game Maker tutorials and/or examples.
    GMLscripts.com

    * Best periodical publication.
    Tom Russell’s quarterly

  5. F1ak3r says:

    – Best source of Game Maker tutorials and/or examples:
    64Digits

    – Best periodical publication:
    Russell’s Quarterly

    – Best reviews of Game Maker games:
    Russell’s Quarterly

    – Best non-English Game Maker website:
    N/A

    – Most exciting launch of the year (calender year 2008):
    Fedora Spade Episode 4

  6. Mattthew_H says:

    -Best source of Game Maker tutorials and/or examples.
    Official GameMaker Community

    -Best periodical publication.
    [I can’t pick, if I can pick two [sorry] It’d be, GMT & MU, otherwise, N/A]

    -Best reviews of Game Maker games.
    N/A

    -Best none-English Game Maker website.
    N/A

    -Most exciting launch of the year (calendar year 2008).
    N/A

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