End of Year Awards 2007 - Pure Statistics

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Best Onescreener

Levels, which comprise of only one screen, have difficulties to become Level of the Month. Yet, there are many pearls in this category, which earn to be celebrated.

You can give each level 1 up to 5 points, 5 is the best. Vote with “-”, if you don't know the level or don't want to judge it.

In total 34 votes plus 37 empty votes.

PointsVotes Average
109283.893Doors Galore (IV/9)
104293.586Plan Ahead (V/21)
77223.500Industrial Puzzles (VI/98)
96283.429Laser Path (V/4)
72213.429Protected Exhibition (VII/16)
106313.419Door Maze (II/46)
86273.185Changing Positions (III/97)
85273.148Rhapsody on Cracks (VI/13)
94303.133Easy? (I/8)
79263.038Switch-Switch (IV/11)
56202.800Cold Meditation (VII/21)
84302.800Coloured Doors (III/8)
78282.786Alcatraz (VI/46)
75272.778Laser Games (IV/86)
58232.522Im-pull-se (VI/9)
64262.462Island of Safety (V/34)

Best Levelseries

Many levels give rise to series in Enigma, which absolutely can be seen as a whole. These series are our next category.

In total 32 votes plus 30 empty votes.

PointsVotes Average
127304.233Gods of Enigma (V/67, 69)
121304.033Little Puzzles & Big Adventures (IV/99, 100)
100273.704Seed Puzzles (IV/71, 74)
89273.296Doors Galore & Switch-Switch (IV/9, 11)
84273.111Blitz, Tandem and Correspondence Chess (VI/84, 86, 88)
90303.000Turnstile City & Maze (V/44, 46)
81282.893Alain's Games (I/33, II/12, II/23, IV/63)
85302.833Space Tubes (I/87, 89)
84302.800Laser Spiral & Inverted Laser Spiral (II/74, 78)
86322.688Pentominoes (II/81, 83, 85, 87, 89)
76302.533Alien Glyphs (II/32, 35, 38)
67302.233Nightmares (IV/83, 85, 87)

Best Design

A level not only impresses with puzzles and challenges, but sometimes with pure beauty to the eye, with elegance and originality.

In total 33 votes plus 27 empty votes.

PointsVotes Average
130314.194The Aztec Temple (VI/100)
114303.800Mountain Climbing (VII/22)
103283.679Solar System (II/39)
106303.533Robin's Wood (II/41)
102293.517Diving (VII/2)
102293.517Guitar (II/28)
86253.440Elaborate (V/65)
87263.346A Cooler Spot in Hell (VI/66)
96293.310Tropical Island (V/35)
87273.222Laser Splitting (VI/6)
93303.100The Cage (V/26)
81273.000Psycho Pushing (V/45)
86292.966Happy New Year (IV/2)
75282.679Print 23 (V/23)
65292.241be quick or be dead (VI/54)

Funniest Level

Some levels stand out by their original, amusing or surprising gameplay, they present the light, gladly played entertainment in Enigma.

In total 33 votes plus 22 empty votes.

PointsVotes Average
106283.786Mountain Climbing (VII/22)
106283.786Advancing (VII/23)
110313.548Diving (VII/2)
95273.519What's the Problem? (IV/49)
99293.414Enigris (V/92)
93283.321Dustwalkers (II/17)
93293.207Stay in the Spotlight (II/19)
88293.034Enigmastermind (II/23)
73252.920Frogger (V/71)
83292.862Run Like Hell (IV/57)
84302.800Welcome to the Machine (I/6)
80292.759Snakes (I/5)
74292.552April 1st (V/2)
70292.414Sleeping Serpent (IV/59)
66302.200Do Not Dive (I/21)

Best Yin-Yang Level

Yin-Yang levels always enjoy great popularity, in which two marbles have to be controlled and must cooperate to solve the puzzles.

In total 31 votes plus 21 empty votes.

PointsVotes Average
111293.828Teamwork (III/18)
90243.750Turnstiles for Two (VI/77)
102283.643Manamana (III/57)
86263.308Tandem Chess (VI/86)
83273.074Spacestation (V/99)

In which version did you first see Enigma?

In total 39 votes plus 7 empty votes.

VotesPercentage
1743.590.8x
615.38even earlier
615.380.9x
512.820.7x
25.131.01
25.131.00
12.56No answer.

On which Operating Systems and computers do you play?

in alphabetical order ;-)

In total 39 votes plus 7 empty votes.

VotesPercentage
00.00BSD-derivative
923.08Linux Debian / Ubuntu
00.00Linux Slackware
25.13Linux SuSE
25.13Linux, another
25.13Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther)
12.56Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)
00.00Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
00.00Mac OS X, another
00.00UNIX-derivate, another
615.38Windows 95 / 98 / ME
2769.23Windows 2000 / XP
37.69Windows Vista
00.00Windows, another
12.56another Operating System
00.00… on a 64-bit machine
25.13… on a dual- or multicore processor
12.56… on a GP2X
00.00… on another handheld

What do you think about the difficulty of the levels?

(multiple choice)

In total 37 votes plus 8 empty votes.

VotesPercentage
924.32They should be easier in average.
38.11They should be more difficult in average.
821.62The difficulties should scatter less.
616.22The difficulties should scatter more.
1643.24None of the above.

Which type of levels would you like to see more of?

(relative to the others)

In total 37 votes plus 8 empty votes.

VotesPercentage
2054.05small, quickly playable puzzle levels
513.51levels, which need lots of dexterity
2259.46levels to explore new combinations and features of gaming objects
1437.84large adventure levels, in which you have to explore each room
513.51large, difficult puzzle levels
1232.43other types
718.92The current mix is perfect.

Please estimate, which percentage of all levels you seriously tried to solve.

(This includes solved levels of course.)

In total 37 votes plus 8 empty votes.

VotesPercentage
1232.4390% - 100%
1027.0350% - 70%
718.9270% - 90%
38.1130% - 50%
38.1110% - 30%
12.70No answer.
12.700% - 10%

How important are the following information channels about Enigma for you?

5 = very important, 1 = not important

In total 34 votes plus 9 empty votes.

PointsVotes Average
127314.097mag-heut.net
138344.059homepage
83292.862developer mailing list
66242.750private communication, “word of mouth”
24102.400other
47222.136announcement mailing list
38241.583yahoo oxyd group

Which should be our priorities for the further development of Enigma?

Please sort the 10 working areas below into the priorities 1 (=high) to 10 (=low). Only one priority per area, please.

In total 34 votes, including 9 partials (votes, in which not every topic was assigned a priority).

Without invalid votes:

Points
186many new levels
167bug-fixing
165many new objects
158level editor
139backstage infos and events like LotM
131netplay mode to play levels together
128save and continue of a level during exploration (not scoring)
128new graphics and sounds
92support and arranging of Enigma tournaments
81port to other platforms
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Sum
4 1 2 6 3 4 1 2 1 1 25 level editor
7 6 3 3 1 1 1 3 25 many new levels
2 2 2 1 4 5 4 3 2 25 backstage infos and events like LotM
3 4 4 3 3 2 3 3 25 many new objects
1 1 2 4 4 5 5 3 25 support and arranging of Enigma tournaments
2 5 5 2 4 2 1 3 1 25 bug-fixing
1 3 5 3 8 1 2 2 25 save and continue of a level during exploration (not scoring)
1 1 2 2 1 3 5 10 25 port to other platforms
2 3 2 1 2 4 1 4 4 2 25 new graphics and sounds
3 2 2 3 1 2 3 3 3 3 25 netplay mode to play levels together

With invalid votes:

Points
224many new levels
223level editor
196netplay mode to play levels together
195many new objects
194bug-fixing
183save and continue of a level during exploration (not scoring)
168new graphics and sounds
161backstage infos and events like LotM
107support and arranging of Enigma tournaments
88port to other platforms
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Sum
6 5 2 6 3 5 2 2 1 1 33 level editor
6 2 4 4 2 2 3 5 3 3 34 netplay mode to play levels together
2 4 3 2 3 4 3 4 5 2 32 new graphics and sounds
2 6 5 3 4 2 3 4 1 30 bug-fixing
1 1 2 2 1 1 3 6 11 28 port to other platforms
3 4 5 5 3 3 3 1 3 30 many new objects
3 1 5 6 3 8 1 3 3 33 save and continue of a level during exploration (not scoring)
2 2 3 1 5 6 4 4 2 29 backstage infos and events like LotM
8 6 3 3 4 3 1 3 31 many new levels
1 1 2 5 5 6 6 4 30 support and arranging of Enigma tournaments

Language ratio

  • English: 269
  • German: 356
  • Total: 625

Date statistics

Please note that this table (in contrast to all preceding ones) additionally counts corrections to existing entries. The column “Question X” states how many users clicked on one of the submit-buttons in the corresponding questionnaire. “Question 1” was the question about the best onescreener, “Question 9” about the operating system.

DateEntriesQuestion 1Question 9
2007-11-2071 8 4
2007-11-21134 14 8
2007-11-2266 7 4
2007-11-2320 3 2
2007-11-245 1 0
2007-11-2554 1 3
2007-11-2627 3 2
2007-11-2737 5 2
2007-11-2820 2 1
2007-11-293 1 0
2007-11-3032 4 2
2007-12-0136 3 3
2007-12-0242 3 3
2007-12-0326 3 2
2007-12-043 - 0
2007-12-052 1 0
2007-12-0624 2 1
2007-12-076 - 0
2007-12-0830 2 2
2007-12-0925 2 2
2007-12-105 1 0
2007-12-1116 1 1
2007-12-1212 1 1
2007-12-1312 1 1
2007-12-1419 2 2
2007-12-151 - 0
2007-12-161 1 0
Sum729 72 46

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