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I am a PS3 owner and someday hope to be a PS4 owner, yet I am not at all dissatisfied with my choice to delay purchase, solely based on the current PS4 library. When I transitioned from a Playstation 1 to a Playstation 2, I was pleasantly surprised that I could for the most part rid myself of my PS1...

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sliverstorm: Vox Pop Winner October 2012

Posted on Monday, November 5 @ 13:20:03 Eastern by

Wow, this past month had plenty of entries and a wealth of them were featured. You guys definitely made my job difficult. But in the end, I chose sliverstorm's Black Mesa tribute, in part because it's an awesome game and in part because of all the screenshots he took (plus the commentary). That's a lot of effort for one game and for one article. When I have spare time, I'm going to have to get through this remake, just to say that I have.

Also thanks to UghRochester for the review on the Roxio. Now I know what to get if I ever need to video capture (whenever I no longer have access to Jessica's epic editing station).

I suppose if there's a theme for the entries this time around, it would be about rescuing games whether it's through De-Ting's recipe of solutions, maca2kx's exploration of Kickstarter, spartan317's argument that executing old ideas well can be better than random innovation, or shandog137's diatribe on dumbed down games as a thought that is simply misunderstood.

Congratuldations to sliverstorm for his second Vox Pop win!

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Winner: sliverstorm
Title: Black Mesa is the Best Remake of Anything, Ever (and You Will Love It)


Excerpt:
"The Black Mesa team has given you the opportunity to play one of the best games of all time in its best form, and they’ve given it to you for free."


Runner-Up: shandog137
Title: Dumbed Down Games... Dumbed Down People... Or Simply A Matter of Habit?



Excerpt: "Games and gamers haven’t become dumbed downpeople simply have a better idea of what type of media they prefer."

[shandog137 has another Vox Pop this month, but let's hold it for next month.]


Runner-Up: De-Ting
Title: My Short Recipe for Saving Gaming



Excerpt: "It's far, far too easy to ruin someone else's multiplayer experience in most of today's popular games."


Runner-Up: maca2kx
Title: Kickstarter: Revolutionizing Game Design?


Excerpt:
"Crowd funding has its place and it’s one that should be used to full effect because it’s a brilliant concept which can give us innovative, original, and interesting forms of entertainment, but there’s still room for more traditional types of development."


Runner-Up: spartan317
Title: What's new is old again...


Excerpt:
"I don’t absolutely need 10 brand new ideas. Maybe just the 2 or 3 great ones that get better with age…"


Runner-Up: UghRochester
Title: Roxio Game Capture HD Pro Review


Excerpt:
"UghRochester is the Most Interesting Gamer in southwestern Pennsylvania."
 

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