Explanation of 'months on the top30': it refers to consecutive issues: If a game fall off the list, it starts back at 1 month if it gets back on the list. Voting for next issue will be held sometime in March '02, on the main Ohrrpgce message board at Zantetsuken.com, and last for about 15 days.

Number of games that are new to the top 30 (grey numbers indicate): Nine

Number of  games that have been in the top 30 every single month since Ohrrpgce Issue # 1 (white numbers indicate): twelve (Destiny Calls didn't make the top 30 this month and so this number is reduced by one from last month)

Number of games on the Top30 made (in full or in part) by Moogle1: Four

Number of games on the Top30 made (in full or in part) by Rinku: Five

While the large majority of the comments are written by me (Rinku Hero), some of the below comments are attributable (with possible editings) to individual voters.

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 1
197 points
6 months
 
Fantasy Under a Blue Moon X:

The new release of FUABMX shot the game up from 14th place to first, with the largest landslide victory in the history of Ohrrpgce Monthly.

       
 2
104 points
6 months
 
Wingedmene: Part One

Wingedmene rises in the top30 for the sixth consecutive month. Not much more room to rise.

       
3
102 points
6 months
 
Lolsidothaldremobine

At the last minute a vote by Harlock Hero usurped Lolsidothaldremobine from second place to third. But even third place is very good for a game that hasn't been updated in a year or so.

       
4
93 points
6 months
 
Origin

And here we have a game that hasn't been updated in -three- years or so.

       
5
87 points
6 months
 
Wandering Hamster

When the hamster wield the hammer, take my advice, you better run before you're sadfully dead.

       
6
81 points
3 months
 
Arfenhouse!!!1 #!!!!1

Holding strongly at 6th place, the Pringles waits and watches.

       
7
79 points
6 months
 
Ends of the Earth 2

Kingdoms come and kingdoms go, but centaurs never seem to die.

       
8
64 points
2 months
 
The Adventures of 
Powerstick Man

When men with mullets serve justice, ask for a new hero.

       
9
69 points
6 months
 
Memoria

Like the name says, still a memorable game, even two years after its release.

       
9
63 points
x months
 
Evildead: Timeline: Take 2

Tied for ninth, the Ohrrpgce's most famous fan game lies corpse-like.

       
11
47 points
6 months
 
Beyond Destiny

From the name 'Beyond Destiny', one might expect the game to be anti-deterministic, having a message of free will over fate. However, there is not enough in the game to evaluate if this is the case or no.

       
11
47 points
6 months
 
Monterey Penguin

Tied for 11th, Penguin now has double the number of 1's in its ranking.

       
13
44 points
2 months
 
Walthros

When you have a fish to fry, make sure it won't fry you back.

       
13
44 points
1 month
 
The Last Job

Charbile's 48 hour contest foray into the up and coming world of the 'short-story-rpg' genre, seen in the commerical gaming world in games like ICO, takes 13th place, quite the feat.

       
15
39 points
1 month
 
Babel

Babel is one of the better new Ohrrpgce games to be released in awhile.

       
16
37 points
x months
 
Scary Game

Halloween is coming up... and Scary Game rises to the occasion.

       
17
33 points
1 months
 
Scars of Glory

Scars of Glory is one of the most amazing games made in 48 hours in the history of the world.

       
18
30 points
2 months
 
SHEEP RANCHER

"Are you a sheep or a wulff??" This game may not have the answer to that question, but they do have the answer to the question "What is Sheep Rancher?"

       
19
28 points
5 months
 
&

My first 48 hour contest game. Best play'd by they who don't feel that level-gaining is an obsolete game play mechanic.

       
20
26 points
1 month
 
Harlock and Rinku's Game Which Includes the Game 'Bill's Never Go West'

A 48 hour contest entry. With five endings, this game can be described as a test of the player's heroism. Hint: never go west.

       
21
23 points
6 month
 
Ergintandal 1/5

Name change. Demo is scheduled for release in less than one year. See design article for more graphics screenshots from this game.

       
22
21 points
1 month
 
I Made Dis

Batman, Superman, and Elvis all make appearances in this 48 hour contest game.

       
23
20 points
6 months
 
Paladus

The paladus is in Paladus! (Okay, that was stupid. But I'm pressed for time.)

       
24
17 points
1 months
 
Siv: The Journey of an Egg

An unreleased sidescroller for the 168 hour contest game. Note the use of a new pastel like pallette here; it doesn't even look like an Ohrrpgce game.

       
24
17 points
1 months
 
Ohrrpgce Tactics

Another Moogle1 demo by Moogle1. Still unfinished.

       
24
17 points
4 months
 
Tremor

Whatever happened to this game's supposed 'final version'? The author vanished quite suddenly.

       
24
17 points
1 month
 
Knight of the Ages

The game which got second place in the 168 hour contest is, strangely, a single point higher than the game that got first place in the 168 hour contest.

       
28
16 points
1 month
 
Neke

168 Hour contest entry designed by the makers of Genesis, Moon Pie: Crumbling Dreams, and The Fall of Insight Games.

       
29
15 points
3 months
 
Time Flies

This game features smiling monsters drawn by the creator of the Zantetsuken message boards and OHR buzz.

       
30
14 points
6 months
 
Ends of the Earth

I should be releasing the unreleased feature of this game next issue... although I need to rewrite parts of it.

 
 
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