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POLL: Most Hated Mechanism in a Miniatures Game


2638 votes were cast by total voters.


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Tarty1 writes:

Any " tournament " driven mechanism……….they're all naf !


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
buckets of dice
62
2%
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I go/you go
99
4%
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charts leading to more charts
275
10%
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saving throws
71
3%
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activation throws
37
1%
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D6
9
0%
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casualty roster
45
2%
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critical hit determination that leads to non-critical results
99
4%
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premeasurement
56
2%
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no premeasurement allowed
54
2%
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National Characteristics that boil down to +2 for Being French
90
3%
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vehicle hit/damage resolution method requiring a transparent overlay and a different template for each vehicle type
83
3%
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Anything that makes a 5 second Real Life 'simulation' take more than 5 minutes to resolve
150
6%
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D4
18
1%
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Over-rated Germans in WWII games
88
3%
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complex charts
94
4%
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massive amounts of chits/markers
125
5%
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over-powered super units
120
5%
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flowcharts
35
1%
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different types of dice in the same game
20
1%
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Rules that have an effect over multiple turns, but don't include a way of tracking the effect
52
2%
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the death roll in Field of Glory
6
0%
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overly convoluted opportunity fire mechanisms
29
1%
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Special rules in army lists books or supplements that show that the writers didn't think the whole system through
135
5%
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card activation
29
1%
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Mid-turn power allocation
6
0%
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too many exceptions to some overly complicated rule
159
6%
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too little movement per turn
31
1%
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movement chits
9
0%
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pre-written orders for movement in a land game
79
3%
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must shoot at the closest target
49
2%
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command proximity rules
7
0%
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dice re-rolls
14
1%
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column shifts
8
0%
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latest edition rules supercede previous edition rules
116
4%
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cheesy army lists
109
4%
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too much randomness
32
1%
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using strange dice instead of the D6
14
1%
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overly powerful characters
102
4%
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order chits
22
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP wonders...

What is the most hated mechanism in a miniatures game?

Please remember that "unpainted miniatures" is not a mechanism, loathsome practice as it may be. grin That belongs in another poll.