Favorite Mobile Game
It makes my phone run like a furnace and drains my battery by lunch, but that’s probably a price worth paying.
What do you reflexively play when you’ve got a moment to yourself? What’s the game you can’t bring yourself to uninstall? Which game tempts you towards staying up just another five minutes past your bedtime? This is where we recognise the games on mobiles and tablets that form a huge part of our lives, from the commute to the waiting room to the food bed.
To be eligible for this category, a game must be mobile-first and released in 2017. If it is a port of a PC game, no matter how good that adaption is, we’re not considering it as eligible for the category. We want to recognise the innovation in the mobile space and, while we respect the craft of bringing those games to the smaller screens, we
Okay, just one more pull. This time, you’re sure to get that 5 Star Diamond Ultra Platinum Summon. Before you take that last roll, why not step forward, consider your preferences, and give us a nomination (bolded, if you would) for what mobile game caught your heart this year?
Q: Uhhh, sorry to ask, but... what are the GILM Awards?
A: Nothing to apologise for! Just head over to our pinned topic if you need a catch up! You can also find details on the process for the awards here.
Q: How do I nominate a game?
A: To nominate a game, you have to write the game in your post and bold it, ideally at the top of your post. If we don’t know what you’re picking, we can’t count it. You get one (1) nomination. For a game to be eligible for the voting phase, it must have two nominations.
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You can make a list as long as your arm, just be clear chose. We welcome thoughtful posts about how you made your decision and discussion, as long as we keep it positive and respectful.
Q: I disagree with someone else's choice!
A: As per our Code of Conduct, be considerate about other people’s perspectives. There’s no need to puff out someone else’s candle to make yours a little brighter. Negativity is only going to hurt your case for what you love. What’s said in the thread stays in the thread. The mod team frown deeply on people taking disagreements thread-to-thread, like bringing up a user’s nomination in a previous category in a case against the present one.
Q: Someone already nominated the game(s) I wanted to twice, what do I do?
A: We still want to hear your thoughts! Be mindful of what has already been nominated, but as always, this topic is a conversation, so feel free to write about other nominated games.
Q: When does the nomination process end?
A: The period of time to make your nominations will end 12/10/2017.
Q: Can I nominate ports, re-releases, or remasters?
A: Generally, only games that saw their first release in 2017 are eligible. Full remakes may be eligible, but games like White Day: A Labyrinth Named School, which is a full remake of a game released in 2001 from 2015 that was ported to PC and PS4 this year, are still not eligible if they are ports. Expansions on existing games that stand alone, like Uncharted: The Lost Legacy or Dishonored: Death of the Outsider are eligible, but please consider these games on their own, separate from their full game companions. Please see the pinned topic for more information on eligibility criteria.