Print-on-Demand Jump Gate Wins GAMES 100 Game of the Year

GAMES Magazine has been doing an annual “GAMES 100” awards issue since 1980, with a “Game of the Year” since 1991. This year the nod has reportedly gone to Jump Gate, a self-published, print on demand title by Matt Worden.

Now, the GAMES awards have sometimes been a little idiosyncratic. But for a POD game like this to come out of nowhere and take the slot that last year went to Small World? That’s more than idiosyncratic; it’s shocking.

This bears further investigation. Oh, and the ever-prolific reviewer Tom Vasel quite liked it too, which seems a good place to start:

Sources: here and here

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