Which games would you nominate? (steam)

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Taleweaver, Nov 25, 2016.

  1. Taleweaver

    Taleweaver Storywriter

    Dec 23, 2009
    So...aside from one of the regular steam sales, valve now allows you to nominate games in up to nine categories (obviously: all from their shop). Considering the large collection, most will end up being on recent games*, but I'm curious...which game(s) do or did you nominate (or would you)?
    And if at all possible...why did you nominate your game(s)? :)

    The categories are as follows (numbering by me):

    1) The “Test of Time” Award
    This award is for the game that is just as good today as the day you first played it. Newer games may come out, but it doesn’t matter… you’ll always come back to play this one.

    2) The “I'm Not Crying, There's Something In My Eye” Award
    Games are fun. But sometimes games become more than that, and touch you in a way you weren’t expecting. This award celebrates the game that blindsided you emotionally. You weren’t expecting to cry. It wasn’t in the plan. But it happened none the less.

    3) The “Just 5 More Minutes” Award
    You have an early day tomorrow. You need to get some sleep, so you’re just going finish one more thing before you decide to tuck in for the night. Just one more. Wait, one more. What’s that you say? It’s 2:30 AM? This award is for the game that keeps you playing late.

    4) The “Whoooaaaaaaa, dude!” Award
    Some games melt your face. Maybe it was a crazy plot twist. Maybe you just got your wisdom teeth removed. Either way, this game BLOWS YOUR MIND.

    5) The “Villain Most In Need Of A Hug” Award
    Some people just need a hug.

    6) The “Game Within A Game” Award
    Kinder Eggs. Peanut Butter Cups. Jelly Donuts. All great things stuffed with other great things. Like a mighty turducken, this award celebrates the best mini game hidden within another game.

    7) The “I Thought This Game Was Cool Before It Won An Award” Award
    This title didn’t have a huge marketing machine behind it, but you found it and loved it. Then you told your friends about it. And they loved it. And now that little game that could is about to win an award… but always remember: you totally found it first.

    8) The “Best Use Of A Farm Animal” Award
    Animals are rad and almost any game is better for including them. However this game used a farm animal in the best way possible.

    9) (*name pending Selection Committee Decision)
    There are as many great ideas for awards as there are great games to play. And so we turn to the Steam Awards Selection Committee to come up with their own category and nominee. Senior members of the Selection Committee will review the write-in entries and create an entirely new category based on the feedback provided.

    (note: N°9 is probably already known as far as the community is concerned. ;) )

    My personal votes:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    So...if you have any...what are your games based on these awards? :)