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GALAKTYCZNIE... dobry kanał (ENG: GALACTICALLY... good channel)
Profile: BartekGM
Style: Game reviews
Retrospective
Date Joined: August 24, 2007 (Original, banned channel under the BartekGM username)
November 24, 2009 (Current channel, previously named BartekGMalt)
March 15, 2013 (BartekGMplus, bonus channel)
Twitter: @BartekGMalt
Facebook: BartekGM
Other Media: Patronite: BartekGM
Steam: karmelowabulka
His official website
No. of videos: 211
Schedule: Unscheduled
Status: Active (although he's not making videos at the moment)
Subscriber Count: 51,7K+


Bartłomiej Pokorski (born: May 1, 1996 [age 24]), better known online as BartekGM (colloquially called Bonka), is a YouTuber who lives in Warsaw, Poland. Initially, he uploaded videos from the Świat Według Wormsów (ENG: World by Worms) series, but his greatest fame came with the video review series Najgorsze Gry Wszechczasów (ENG: Worst Games of All Time). In his productions, he used IVONA (and still uses, atleast in his main series), the text-to-speech program.

Video series

  • Najgorsze Gry Wszechczasów (Worst Games of All Time) - (2009-present)
  • Najgorsze Gry Wszechczasów FAN MADE (Worst Games of All Time FAN MADE) - (2012-2013; discontinued)
  • 15 sekundowe poradniki (15 second guides) - (2009-2012; discontinued)
  • Gry, o których nie słyszeliście (Games you didn't hear about) - (2011-2015; discontinued)
  • Anomalie gotowane na parze (Anomalies cooked on steam) - (2016-present)
  • Wybuch kontrolowany (Controlled explosion) - (2017-present)

Why He Rocks

  1. He is one of the first Polish The Angry Video Game Nerd and Spoony clones, which disseminated this type of content in the form of a video reviews of bad games in Polish. Although his main inspiration is "Kaszanka-Zone", which was released in CD-Action magazines.
  2. He cares and respects his series, keeping things that have appeared since the debut, such as the IVONA text-to-speech instead of his voice. Although for many years, since 2012, he has started making videos with his own voice outside the main series.
  3. With each new season, his scripts are improved more and more with a rich amount of words and synonyms.
  4. He can find extremely forgotten bad games that almost no one has heard of in his existence, such as World War III: The Fight Against Terrorism, Dirty Dancing: The Video Game, W.A.R. Soldiers: The True Story and Funny Racer.
  5. Mostly, but not always, he does good research. Information about who developed or published a given game, he's probably searching on Wikipedia, MobyGames, Absolute Games (ag.ru) and very rarely on Gry-Online (only if the game is not available on the websites mentioned earlier).
  6. Similiary like DX, he's fully aware of how terrible, average or good games really look and play. Hence, no episode from games such as FIFA series, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Battlefield V, Duke Nukem Forever, Fallout 76 or even Call of Duty: Ghosts never happened.
    • Hence, he mostly ignores the viewers' suggestions, who are sometimes not too aware of how the game on this league of this series is suitable.
      • Though sometimes he doesn't have enough resistance being bombarded with comments from viewers from a given game, such as Uriel's Chasm and Taxi Challenge London, and luckily he managed to make episodes from those games.
  7. He has a great ability to edit videos, especially since he has been using Vegas Pro 13 for so many years. Hence, it's hard not to be surprised that he was hired as the editor of Polsat Games.
  8. He spawned legendary quotes, such as "GALAKTYCZNIE... zła gra aktorska" (ENG: GALACTICALLY... bad voice acting) from Ride to Hell: Retribution 84th episode or "Wolałbym... (jakakolwiek tortura)" (ENG: "I would rather... (any torture)") since 30th episode.
  9. His rating [Pierdolone 0/10] (ENG: Fucking 0/10) is absolutely cult, which is also a substitute for the negative number ratings. The inspiration to add such a rating was the game S.O.E.: Operation Avalanche, which frustrated him to such an extent that for the first time in history, he used such a rating. The reason why he resigned the negative number ratings, simply said it didn't make sense.
  10. He makes great and memorable intros for a given season by the standards of the year he originally used. The best he did was from the third season (because of the music with the famous "Tato, weź szpinak" (ENG: "Dad, take the spinach" Polish sounding), from the 6th season (despite it was controversial, for some reason) and the 11th one, which has been the best done so far. Although from 1st; 5th to 10th seasons he was abusing Metallica songs.
  11. Bartek is doing an extremely good job at making special episodes. In the 100th episode, he reviewed five games, which made this movie lasting 50 minutes, which is his also the most popular video. And in the 150th episode, he reviewed Plumbers Don't Wear Ties, inviting guests who contributed to the video. Eventually there was a scene where he reached to Nothingness, along with his summoned button that was intended to create a reboot of the series, where a box with legendary game that was reviewed in the 1st episode, that appeared at the end of the video.

Bad Qualities

  1. His first 29 episodes of NGW (WGoAT) are poorly-aged and look amateurish compared to the episodes he began continuing in 2011, since the 30th episode.
    • Since 23th episode, his series began to downfall, from making normal reviews to completely pointless joking excuses. From here he took a half-year break until the 29th episode, as he was aware that the series had ended in this way.
  2. The Gry, o których nie słyszeliście series was poorly-done in relation to his other series on his channel, showing freeware indie games with uninspiring commentary.
  3. Bartek was not suitable as a developer, creating low-quality games on the GameMaker engine, where he even admitted that he asked for help from more experienced people in teaching game development. His most notable game is Sim Live, which he has even reviewed extremely negatively in 22th episode.

Trivia

  • Bartek used to be in the disbanded "Ciapskład" team, creating parodies and YTPs. Not to mentioning that he uploaded some of his videos on BudowaStudios channel.
  • He has some side channels on YouTube:
  • The YouTube hiatus between May 2019 and today is due to a lack of motivation earlier and later a licentiate who had to write it (who already wrote in August 2020) and defend it in October 2020.
  • Currently, he's an editor on the Polish TV channel Polsat Games.
  • Bartek contributed to the co-creation of the hour-long collaboration titled Wielki Mix NiecikTube (NiecikTube Large Mix). His effort begins the moment you click this link.
  • The reason why he keept the IVONA program in the main program to this day is due to the tradition, the length of the series' existence and his too delicate voice for vulgar language.
  • In 22th episode of Najgorsze Gry Wszechczasów, he reviewed his own game called Sim Live, which is The Sims rip-off made on the GameMaker engine.
  • The username BartekGM was taken from his real name and the abbreviation of the GameMaker program.

Videos

The 1st episode of Najgorsze Gry Wszechczasów

Special Najgorsze Gry Wszechczasów episodes

The last episode of Najgorsze Gry Wszechczasów so far

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ThePCGamer

one month ago
Score 0
My name is also Bartek

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