The first inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Aragorn, Jun 5, 2015.

  1. Timelord Victorious

    Timelord Victorious Vice Admiral Admiral

    Feb 27, 2006
    Germany, Earth, the Solar System
    The Secret of Monkey Island?
  2. JaffreyPanthosa

    JaffreyPanthosa Vice Admiral Admiral

    Nov 20, 2012
    There's a ton more older games that should have gotten in way before WoW. Either based on historical value (Donkey Kong, etc) or based on just being way better games (Zelda: Link To The Past, some of the best Final Fantasies, Baldur's Gate, etc).

    Edit: Arggghh just noticed the timestamp. :)

    Is there a one game per series rule? There are other Marios and Zeldas that belong in the HoF as much as or more than the originals. It'll be a shame if the good but flawed original LoZ blocks Link to the Past from ever getting in. Or the most historically important, but not even close to best Mario game blocks 3, World, and 64 from ever getting in.
  3. Cosmic Consciousness

    Cosmic Consciousness Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Feb 12, 2011
    astral plane
    Mortal Kombat is worthy.
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  4. Muffin Of Doom

    Muffin Of Doom All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

  5. Kate Kane

    Kate Kane Admiral Admiral

    Aug 23, 2001
    I thought Solitaire should've been on the first ballot.

    Really, the first ballot should have been it, Pong, and Tetris. Nothing else.

    *I suppose Spacewar! should be included as well. But since it wasn't even nominated until last year, I've just assumed there was some internal debate over its eligibility. Otherwise, that strikes me as a huge oversight.
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  6. Verteron

    Verteron Lux in tenebris lucet Rear Admiral

    May 27, 2001
    London, UK
    Definitely hope to see these inducted in future:

    Wolfenstein 3D
    (the first FPS)
    Command and Conquer
  7. Muffin Of Doom

    Muffin Of Doom All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

    C & C should be on the list, maybe next year