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2015 Sprites Inc Awards!! *Results Posted*
   

Greetings everyone! It has come to that time of year again! Time for fancy suits and fancy boots...or something like that. Yes it is time for the 4th Annual...
SPRITES, INC AWARDS

This year's format will remain largely unchanged from the past two years, since they seemed to have run smoothly. For those that haven't participated in the Inc Awards, here is a quick synopsis.

The Awards take place over two weeks with two different phases, the Nomination Phase and the Voting Phase.
THE NOMINATION PHASE WILL START ON BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH During this period, you as members choose one nominee per category of who or what you think is most deserving of that award. A blank ballot will be posted at the bottom of this post. Copy and Paste the ballot, along with your nominees for each category into a PM which will you send to me. I maintain a tally of nominees during the entire week with the top 5* nominees being named finalists. (*There could be more or less depending on the amount of nominations) This will be reiterated but you cannot nominate yourself for any of the categories. This includes any projects you are part of.
The following week is the Voting Phase where I will provide a link to an offsite voting site that you get to choose a winner from the Finalists. We will be using Qualtrics again as the off-site voting location as people seemed pleased with how it worked. Compared to the nominations, you CAN vote for yourself in this round if you are lucky enough to make it through.
Awards Categories

[spoiler=Wedge Award - Best New Member]What new member to the Sprites, Inc community has solidified themselves a strong presence on everyone? Who essentially has “wedged” themselves into the tight-knittedness that is Sprites, Inc? That is the most deserving of the Wedge Award. This is for members who are new to the new forums! This does not include members who were once part of Old Inc.
One of the major stipulations of this is that a new member must have shown some activity. That means actually making a post or showing up in DeadChat once in a while. Bots need not apply.
Members eligible must have joined Inc after November 28, 2014

As part of making this process simpler and less confusing, here is a list of eligible new members.
This list will continue to be updated until the start of the awards on the 27th.


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[spoiler=Booblight Award - Sexiest Member]We still have this award? OF COURSE! Who’s bod do you want? Who do you think of when the lights are turned down low? Who’s so sexy that their clothes cannot handle it? We have fun here

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[spoiler=Deadchat Award - Chattiest Member] For the member who always seems to be in Deadchat, joining the conversation and is just…there. Always there, always talking, always chatting.

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[spoiler=Beat Award - Friendliest Member] For the member who is just nice. Someone who doesn’t use the internet as a shield to be mean to others. They are friendly to others because that is who they are.

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[spoiler=“Original the Character” Award - Worst Character Design] Some designs for characters are just, headscratchers. You're unsure of what is going on there or why they exist...but there they are.
The Character's design must have been unveiled after November 27, 2014.
(Please specify the character and creator in your submission; a link to an image would be awesome)

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[spoiler=Reggae Award - Strangest Member] There’s that one member out there that stands out. They have some oddities about them that makes them unique among the unique. They are, for a better word: Strange. Who stands out as the strangest of all the members of Sprites, Inc.
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[spoiler=Favic Award - Worst Member] While no one can truly take the place of Favic in the hearts and minds of the internet, there are those that come close enough to be mentioned in the same breath. These are the members who flood the boards with nonsensical posts, respond to serious topics with odd gibberish, and become names that are synonymous with horribleness. They might not be Favic, but they’re pretty close.
Please base nominations on events of the past year, if any

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[spoiler=Spam Award - Most Active Smegheader] Ah, the Smeghead Forum. Where sanity goes to die. This is where many of our members like to let loose, and be random as all hell. But one stands out above the rest. Up to you to choose!

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[spoiler=Tetris Award - Best Forum Game] So...some confusion regarding this award from last year. By "Forum Game" we mean In-Forum Game. Basically, the games that are done within the forum. They could refer to the RP games or the "Above Post" games. But one stands out above the rest.

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[spoiler=Spike Award - Best Streamer] Wait, people do live streams still? Well, occasionally. Think of it as a Let's Play but actually entertaining. We help each other, we mock each other's ineptitude...not that there's anything better than watching someone "Neo" about 30 times per stream. But who stands out as the cream of the crop when it comes to livestreams?

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[spoiler=Iris Award - Most Overdramatic Member] We don't have Oscars here at Inc to award dramatic performances. So instead, we make up a new award to put into the mainstay. Plain and simple: who gives a great performance over little things? WHAT ARE THEY FIGHTING FOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRR!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
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[spoiler=Auto Award - Funniest Member] People can be funny. It happens!! Who do you think is the funniest member on the boards?

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[spoiler=Roll Caskett Award - Best Critic] We award people for dishing out critique? That's right. Some people give great advice to help improve others' drawings or sprites or art or what-have-you. Some people's advice is pretty spot on to help bring out the best potential in others. Time to critique your peers and pick the best critic!

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[spoiler=Chiptune Award - Best Musician] Not only can members of Inc sprite, rip, and draw; they also have a creative side musically! Yes we have a few people who can manipulate the sweet sounds that give games their soul. Who out there that you know of can strike a chord in your heart or whatever.

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[spoiler=Doc Robot Award - Most Multi-Talented Member] Not every member can be outstanding in one particular field of talent. Some can draw, some can sprite, some can write. But some people just have a small myriad of many talents. A real "jack of all trades" as it goes.

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[spoiler=UDON Award - Best Artist] What is art? What constitutes good art? Are we art? Who here makes good art? They get good UDON Award! Rice award for you!

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[spoiler=Rubber Mega Man Award - Best Animator] It's not easy putting an animation together. You have to align the layers, ensure the speed is correct, make it so it's pretty...make the pretty picture. Who creates the best animation here on Inc?

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[spoiler=Saga Award - Best Original Story] Who doesn't like a good story? Though maybe not presented in perfect fashion, this member tells an engaging story for readers to enjoy. The medium can vary, but you get entertainment value out of it.

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[spoiler=Quill Award - Best Writer] This is for the member who maybe doesn't convey the best story, but damn if they can't write their hearts out doing it.

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[spoiler=Rush Award - Most Helpful Member] For the member that is willing to offer advice to young or novice spriters, or just advice about anything in general. They are able to go above and beyond others by taking time to help out with designs, or layouts, or anything. That someone truly wants to help out and assist in others’ works

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[spoiler=Zero Award - Most Improved Design] Designs tend to evolve over time. Some are immediate and show a quick improvement, but others are a step-by-step process that do become a final product. But like Zero, the final design may in no way reflect what the original design was intended for. This award is for those whose design has drastically improved from the original proposal.
Character must have noted change in design since November 29, 2013

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[spoiler=Smash Award - Most Anticipated Project] This award is not limited to just Mega Man games, but ALL projects. Some things are worth the wait. Either an upcoming game or video or interactive....thing. You want it. You want it NOW!! So shout out what Inc project you cannot wait for!
Some further clarification for this Award. Some form of progress must have been noted in the past year.

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[spoiler=BnG Award - Best Comic] For the comic that keeps readers coming back. They can be funny or serious. Tell a story or just go nowhere. But they continue to gain readership and are good. This award is for the best comic that has some connection to Sprites, Inc., either it started here, is hosted here, or is done by one of the community members.
Comic must have had an update since November 29, 2013

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[spoiler=Rockman Award - Most Creative Fan Game] Fan games fan games fan games. There are so many out there. But only one is memorable enough for this reward. Not limited to Mega Man-specific games!
*Amended* The game must be fully playable, as in can be played all the way through from start to finish. Partial betas to test engines or showcase one stage are not full betas and therefore are not eligible. Complete games or full, start-to-finish betas are eligible.

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[spoiler=Tempo Award - Best Original Character (Characteristics)] Character design isn't just about how the character looks. Sometimes it's about what is behind the design. This includes the backstory, the personality, the flaws...everything that gives the character....well, character

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[spoiler=Inafune Award - Best Original Character (Design)] Who has designed a character that stands out from all the clones out there? Not just a franken-edit, but a completely original design that is worthy of the name “Inafune”. Could be a new Robot Master, a new main character, or a possible NPC. It’s just that awesome.

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[spoiler=Pixel Master Award - Best Spriter] Sprites are not just for characters. They are also layouts, backgrounds, enemies, bosses, allies…essentially everything that is part of a game. The Pixel Master is one who can manipulate the basic bits of an art program and create magic with them. From nothing, they create entire worlds. The most coveted of Inc Awards.

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[spoiler=Ace Award - Best Member] For the member that is THAT member. The stand out among the community who is considered what Sprites, Inc stands for. They are the role model for new members to look up to, the member who other members talk about with reverence. They are Sprites, Inc.
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Well that was fun to type out. So some basic rules and guidelines:
  • You cannot nominate yourself, or a project you are part of or working on. I am amending this due to the very gray area as to what constitutes working on a project. If you are a known contributor to a project, such as being on the official development team or consistently helping with sprites or styles, you CANNOT nominate that project. Ambiguity will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. (Example: if you offer advice on how to improve a sprite for a project, you would not be considered on the team. If you are the only one making the sprites, you would be considered on the team)
  • Nominations that do not meet specific requirements will be thrown out, so make sure who or what you are nominating fits the criteria
  • You are not required to fill out the entire ballot, but remember that every nomination does count
From what I've gathered, we have a unique set of awards here in that they are chosen by the community rather than by the staff. So please remember to have fun with this. Cause that's what they are about. Recognizing achievements and members, but also to have some fun.

And finally, here is the ballot to copy/paste and PM to me.
Quote:Wedge Award (Best New Member):
Booblight Award (Sexiest Member):
Deadchat Award (Chattiest Member):
Beat Award (Friendliest Member):
“Original the Character” Award (Worst Character Design):
Reggae Award (Strangest Member):
Favic Award (Worst Member):
Spam Award (Most Active Smeghead):
Tetris Award (Best Forum Game:
Spike Award (Best Streamer):
Iris Award (Most Overdramatic Member):
Auto Award (Funniest Member):
Roll Caskett Award (Best Critic):
Chiptune Award (Best Musician):
Doc Robot Award (Most Multi-Talented Member):
UDON Award (Best Artist):
Rubber Mega Man Award (Best Animator):
Saga Award (Best Original Story):
Quill Award (Best Writer):
Rush Award (Most Helpful Member):
Zero Award (Most Improved Design):
Smash Award (Most Anticipated Project):
BnG Award (Best Comic):
Rockman Award (Most Creative Fan Game):
Tempo Award (Best Original Character (Characteristics)):
Inafune Award (Best Original Character (Design)):
Pixel Master Award (Best Spriter):
Ace Award (Best Member):

NOMINATIONS WILL OPEN ON BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH...I will not be accepting nominations until then. If you have any questions or would like some clarification, please ask so there is not miscommunication or misunderstanding. Good luck to everyone!

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RE: 2015 Sprites Inc Awards!!
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving (those who celebrate it in November). But today is Black Friday and that means...

THE INC AWARDS ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN!!!

You may begin sending me your nominations now through 11:59pm EST Thursday, December 3rd, 2015. A quick reminder of the rules:
  • You cannot nominate yourself, or a project you are part of or working on. I am amending this due to the very gray area as to what constitutes working on a project. If you are a known contributor to a project, such as being on the official development team or consistently helping with sprites or styles, you CANNOT nominate that project. Ambiguity will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. (Example: if you offer advice on how to improve a sprite for a project, you would not be considered on the team. If you are the only one making the sprites, you would be considered on the team)
  • Nominations that do not meet specific requirements will be thrown out, so make sure who or what you are nominating fits the criteria
  • You are not required to fill out the entire ballot, but remember that every nomination does count

I'm including the ballot for you to fill in and PM to me:

Quote:Wedge Award (Best New Member):
Booblight Award (Sexiest Member):
Deadchat Award (Chattiest Member):
Beat Award (Friendliest Member):
“Original the Character” Award (Worst Character Design):
Reggae Award (Strangest Member):
Favic Award (Worst Member):
Spam Award (Most Active Smeghead):
Tetris Award (Best Forum Game:
Spike Award (Best Streamer):
Iris Award (Most Overdramatic Member):
Auto Award (Funniest Member):
Roll Caskett Award (Best Critic):
Chiptune Award (Best Musician):
Doc Robot Award (Most Multi-Talented Member):
UDON Award (Best Artist):
Rubber Mega Man Award (Best Animator):
Saga Award (Best Original Story):
Quill Award (Best Writer):
Rush Award (Most Helpful Member):
Zero Award (Most Improved Design):
Smash Award (Most Anticipated Project):
BnG Award (Best Comic):
Rockman Award (Most Creative Fan Game):
Tempo Award (Best Original Character (Characteristics)):
Inafune Award (Best Original Character (Design)):
Pixel Master Award (Best Spriter):
Ace Award (Best Member):


for descriptions of the awards, please see the explanations in the original post.

Let's get those nom-noms in! We had a good rise in participation last year and I hope to see that trend continue. The best representation of finalists only comes about with maximum participation from the community!

Have fun nominating!!

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RE: 2015 Sprites Inc Awards!!
Due to some confusion, the Rockman Award qualifications for nominations have been amended. The purpose was to help stand out games created by Inc members. the "beta" portion was meant to invoke a fully playable beta of a game, where you can play the entire game from start to finish. This has been clarified to only complete games or fully-playable betas which means the start-to-finish aspect.

My apologies for the confusion

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Just a reminder for you all to get your nominations in by Thursday. Participation is key with this. The more people who join in, the clearer the Finalists become. So let's get them sent in!!

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Today is the last day to get your nominations in! Remember that it doesn't have to be a full sheet, but every nomination counts.

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And the nomination period is over!!! Thank you to all who participated!!

But with that over, that means the VOTING PERIOD is now live!!!

Please follow the link below and submit your votes for the winners of this year's Inc Awards. There are no restrictions on who you can vote for. Best of luck to all of the finalists!!!

https://qtrial2008.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID...e0OaZtybaJ

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Thank you for your interest in this survey. Unfortunately, it is only available to participants coming from specific websites.

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Seems to be working now. Voted.

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I still get the error that hook got too.

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Same here.

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I've addresses the issue. Should be good to go

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Voted.

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If for some reason you haven't seen the new announcement banner up top, or seen me ask in chat, a reminder for all of you that voting closes at the end of day on Friday. That's midnight EST. If you haven't voted yet please do so. Got a great turnout so far but I'd like as much of Inc as possible. If you're unsure of whether you wish to vote or not, or lurk, or anything. I encourage you to still check out the finalists and exercise your right as a member of the community to offer your opinion. Been a lot of fun so far. Good luck to all!

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In case you couldn't tell by the very red banner up top, today is the FINAL day of voting! If you haven't yet, please get your votes in before midnight est tonight.

https://qtrial2008.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID...e0OaZtybaJ

Winners will be posted tomorrow!!!

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POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED!!!!

Thank you all who participated. Results will be posted tomorrow

screw it, i'm posting them now

First, I wish to thank everyone who participated this year. We had an amazing jump in the amount of votes. 55 compared to 38 last year. Incredible! Thank you all! Now let's get to those winners. A LOT of tight races this year...

(Credit to Cobalt for the initial award designs)

[spoiler=Wedge Award - Best New Member]
[Image: VLusWn9.png] - Karakato
[Image: 01%20Wedge.png]
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[spoiler=Booblight Award - Sexiest Member]
[Image: mIZuzVR.png] - Rhythm
[Image: 02%20Booblight.png]
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[spoiler=Deadchat Award - Chattiest Member]
[Image: zcuevFr.png] - Gaia
[Image: 03%20Deadchat.png]
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[spoiler=Beat Award - Friendliest Member]
[Image: dq5vPJV.png] - Blackmore Darkwing
[Image: 04%20Beat.png]
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[spoiler="Original the Character" Award - Worst Character Design]
[Image: cvfPCpx.png] - Otaka (Reru)
[Image: 05%20OtC.png]
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[spoiler=Reggae Award - Strangest Member]
[Image: RVvdgvk.png] - The Walrus
[Image: 06%20Reggae.png]
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[spoiler=Favic Award - Worst Member]
[Image: GkVf4SA.png] - Alucard
[Image: 07%20Favic.png]
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[spoiler=Spam Award - Most Active Smegheader]
[Image: 6RH5XMR.png] - N-Mario
[Image: 08%20Spam.png]
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[spoiler=Tetris Award - Best Forum Game]
[Image: ppzhVGc.png] - Inc Hunger Games
[Image: 09%20Tetris.png]
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[spoiler=Spike Award - Best Streamer]
[Image: epvHyBi.png] - Soulephant
[Image: 10%20Spike.png]
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[spoiler=Iris Award - Most Overdramatic Member]
[Image: O6ZJD93.png] - Valo
[Image: 11%20Iris.png]
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[spoiler=Auto Award - Funniest Member]
[Image: ku7pZ9c.png] - Rhythm
[Image: 12%20Auto.png]
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[spoiler=Roll Caskett Award - Best Critic]
[Image: sjL20t2.png] - Lamda
[Image: 13%20Roll%20Caskett.png]
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[spoiler=Chiptune Award - Best Musician]
[Image: VeteDXR.png] - Threxx
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[spoiler=Doc Robot Award - Most Multi-Talented Member]
[Image: zop7OOW.png] - Lamda
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[spoiler=UDON Award - Best Artist]
[Image: Pd8FyUd.png] - Karakato
[Image: 16%20UDON.png]
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[spoiler=Rubber Megaman Award - Best Animator]
[Image: 0lwgdVf.png] - Valo
[Image: 17%20Rubber%20Megaman.png]
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[spoiler=Saga Award - Best Original Story]
[Image: ShtGTGy.png] - Bass Comic Adventures (Rhythm)
[Image: 18%20Saga.png]
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[spoiler=Quill Award - Best Writer]
[Image: uCXiBqY.png] - CHAOS_FANTAZY
[Image: 19%20Quill.png]
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[spoiler=Rush Award - Most Helpful Member]
[Image: h0YtCbF.png] - Rhythm
[Image: 20%20Rush.png]
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[spoiler=Zero Award - Most Improved Design]
[Image: DyA3M73.png] - Ghost Man (Karakato)
[Image: 21%20Zero.png]
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[spoiler=Smash Award - Most Anticipated Project]
[Image: 6jPurBc.png] - Mega Man Revolution (Inc. Update) (ACESpark (w/RevoTeam))
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Ace I will need a list of who you consider on the RevoTeam so the proper people can be acknowledged
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[spoiler=BnG Award - Best Comic]
[Image: LbEwOO6.png] - Bass Comic Adventures (Rhythm)
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[spoiler=Rockman Award - Most Creative Fan Game]
[Image: JsrCapa.png] - Quint's Revenge (ACESpark)
[Image: 24%20Rockman.png]
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[spoiler=Tempo Award - Best Original Character (Characteristics)]
[Image: mv2aMZQ.png] - Dirge (Lamda)
[Image: 25%20Tempo.png]
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[spoiler=Inafune Award - Best Original Character (Design)]
[Image: 5ghSVhn.png] - Disco Flamengo (Rhythm)
[Image: 26%20Inafune.png]
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[spoiler=Pixel Master Award - Best Spriter]
[Image: 1N8yMpm.png] - Valo
[Image: 27%20Pixel%20Master.png]
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[spoiler=Ace Award - Best Member]
[Image: rkH4d2I.png] - Lamda
[Image: 28%20Ace.png]
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Full results can be seen here: https://qtrial2008.qualtrics.com/CP/Repo...zBI47CrG8B

Congratulations to all the Winners!! And to all the finalists, congratulations as well. Truly you have done some stand-out work to be thought of by your fellow members.

Final Thoughts on This Year: While I am pleased at the large increase in voting participation, the struggle still comes with members submitting their nominations. I received nominations from 19 members, down 2 from last year it seems. This is not an accurate representation of the feelings or thoughts of the Inc Community as a whole. And as such, a few of the categories again wound up with finalists with only one nomination. Early during the nomination week i was very discouraged. By Tuesday I had only received about 10 of the eventual 19 nominations I was to receive. Asking around I heard similar feedback regarding the nomination process in that people don't know who to nominate or just couldn't bother. So going forward, I need other opinions. My thought is commissioning a "Nomination Committee" where a group of active members meet and discuss a decent amount of finalists to present to the community as a whole for the actual voting. Now my immediate hesitation to this is the potential for bias which I have vehemently tried to curb. So I turn to you all who read this for your thoughts on the overall Nomination Process. Should we look into refining it and removing the full-community aspect of the process and leave it to some representatives, or keep it as it is and hope next year more people will participate in the full community-input part of our awards?

My second question I post to you all is the idea of expanding the awards by two. I want the awards to encapsulate all aspects of being a member here, and we have a LOT of different facets covered. But in discussions, we came up with the potential of at least one more award. I present to you all, next year's Upgrade Award
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or rather...two potential designs for it. So weigh on whether you like Classic Super Adaptor or X Light Armor. This award will go to the member who has improved the most in the past year. I wish to leave the definition of "improved" as subjective to those nominating or voting. They could've improved in their spriting abilities, their drawing abilities, their overall attitude, anything! This is a way to build upon the one-time Wedge Award for Best New Member giving members the opportunity to build upon being part of the community and growing as an artist and an individual. Yay progress!!
So my question? I'm a stickler for even numbers. Especially with how I have all my sheets set up. Odd Numbers bother me with this. And I do not want to go into 2016 with 29 awards. So I wish to bump it up to 30. Now I feel this discussion was brought up a year or two ago and with the logs being erased during one of our hiccups, I cannot find or remember anything regarding it. So...help! I would like to hear your ideas for an actual award to add to our nifty list. Try to avoid the joke ones unless it's a truly good one that has the potential for more than a one-off award for one thing. Preferably a more positive award that celebrates members.

So again, congratulations to all the winners and finalists! We will see you all next year!

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Heh, Threxx finally ousted me for Chiptune. Good for him, guy's earned it with all the ass he's been busting the past year.

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6: Go back to Step 2 and repeat
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HAAHAHAHHAHA SUCK MY DICK I AM SUPERIOR



(actually it was still close so gg)

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AWARDS ARE OVER!


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Wait what how did I win Forum Game award? I was so sure Grab the Cheese would win that.

Anyway, congrats to all the finalists/winners! Hopefully next year goes well.

As for the nomination committee idea. I'm...not quite sure it would work as initially suggested. What I personally believe should happen is that nomination restrictions are loosened at least a little. Maybe not on awards where you'd nominate yourself outright, but if you're nominating a project that you've worked on (and it isn't a part that you've worked on heavily), it should be fine.

However, we should have the committee as well. Why? They can serve as a quality control. of sorts. Rather than consider the nominees by sheer volume, they can actually look at the noms, who they're for and where they're from, and then from there they can decide amongst themselves whether a nom is valid. Is just an idea though.
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First of all, a due congratz to the winners! I shall try to be present more often so I can do meaningful nominations again. ^_^'

On the note of nominations, I'm more or less with BD on that one. We need the committee only to get rid of weird one-off nominations, especially grudge ones like the favic award this year.

...But I'm going to be honest. Rather than adding a 40th award, we should just remove the Favic award to bring the number back to 38. Not only do weird things happen with the nominations for this award, but the winner also never has been a surprise. Finally, it is the most counterproductive out of awards as far as having fun is concerned.

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