Dead Franchise Games
Bandai Namco Games
Japanese Role Playing Games
Action Role Playing Games
Shoot 'Em Ups
Doujin Soft and Adventure Games placed in the top two themes to return in 2022 in the returning themes section of the survey.
Bandai Namco Games is introduced by @apricotsushi as the Community Game-Along's 100th theme. And yes, we will be celebrating this milestone in April. More details to come likely once the new year actually rolls around.
LGBTQ+ Games is introduced by @marcusboi AKA Pixel Pacas, who was also the one that came up with the Adventure Games theme back in 2020.
Platformer Games is @capsulejay's chosen theme to personally bring back.
Action RPGs is @mdiskplaylist's chosen theme to personally bring back.
Friendly reminder, #SHMUPtember became a permanent Community Game-Along theme this year.