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Tuesday, May 14, 2002
 
IMG, Others Win Moofie Gaming Awards
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Applelinks has announced the winners of their Moofie Awards for the 2001 gaming year:

It's been another banner year for Macintosh gaming. This year's Moofie nominees drew from a much wider range of games, and no single title swept the nominations. The A list titles continued to flow, Mac OS X began its domination of Macintosh gaming, and Microsoft didn't buy anybody.

Shareware companies, many of whom embraced Mac OS X before the major developers, made a much bigger dent in the Moofies this year. The quality of their programming hasn't gone unnoticed by either the Moofie committee or Macintosh gamers.

The nominees in each of the Oscar-inspired Moofie categories were selected by a panel of Mac journalists and voted upon by Mac gamers at the Applelinks web site.

Highlights of the Moofies for 2001, the competition's third year, include the awarding of Best Picture to Giants: Citizen Kabuto, Best Documentary to Inside Mac Games, and a Lifetime Achievement Award to Glenda Adams and Westlake Interactive.

Here are the winners in full:

Best Film Editing (mod/conversion)

  • Unreal Tournament: Tac Ops

Biggest News Item

  • The release of Mac OS X

Best Documentary (Macintosh dedicated game themed website)

  • Inside Mac Games

Best Screenplay

  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

Best Visual Effects (graphics)

  • American McGee's Alice

Best Sound Effects

  • Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Best Short Film (shareware/freeware)

  • Wingnuts

Best Original Score or Song

  • Matt Uelmen for Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Best Director (developer)

  • Blizzard for Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Best Cinematography (overall game design)

  • Giants: Citizen Kabuto

Best Actress In A Supporting Role

  • Jen from Wingnuts

Best Actor In A Supporting Role

  • Baal from Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Best Actress

  • Konoko from Oni

Best Actor

  • Guybrush Threepwood from Escape from Monkey Island

Best Picture (game)

  • Giants: Citizen Kabuto

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Glenda Adams and the entire crew at Westlake Interactive
For a complete list of nominees in each category, visit Applelinks via the link below.

Applelinks: Moofie Awards Winners


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