The Next Generation site has up an article looking back on the 50 biggest gaming events of 2007
. From the launch of Burning Crusade
in January all the way through to 'Gerstmann-gate', the list is highly eventful ... it's been a big year for games. "The removal of Super Columbine Massacre RPG from the Slamdance Guerilla Gamemaker competition sent shockwaves through the independent game community, but the event did bring two very important things to light. Firstly, it showed that even the independent art community has a clear delineation between how it treats games and how it treats other mediums. But even more importantly, the voluntary withdrawal of many other entrants in the competition showed the solidarity of the independent community, and emphasized their dedication to the progression of the medium."