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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jul 2019 6:18 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Which interests you more when playing a miniature wargame: the outcome (i.e., who wins) or the story (how the game plays, and how you imagine it fitting into the campaign/background/history)?

56% said "story"
16% said "outcome"
6% said "I'm a solo gamer, so outcome is irrelevant to me"

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2019 3:54 p.m. PST

Actually, we don't know. I listed "both" in the pre-poll discussion nd pointed out its omission as a choice in the poll comments. The poll was not run according to your usual process for TMP polls.

Rick

von Schwartz11 Jul 2019 4:42 p.m. PST

Gotta agree with Florida Tory, who cares about the outcome if the story is lacking?

UshCha12 Jul 2019 8:23 a.m. PST

The game what else. Who cares who wins or even what a win is? If a Company attacks a Platoon its expected to prevail. However how and why and if it prevails is where the interest is not the end result, which is often just the expected outcome.

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