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POLL: Inches or Centimeters?


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The Monstrous Jake writes:

I'll admit that I found it difficult to believe how 'arithmetically challenged' some wargamers were until witnessing numerous botched attempts at converting during a participation game at a show a few years ago. How anyone could be unable to deal with a scale of 1 yard represented by 5mm is beyond me but it certainly taxed the brains of a few players in that game.

I'm usually pretty good at doing math in my head -- I do it at work quite a lot -- but I've learned from experience that making gamers do math in their heads during game time, even in small quantities, is a Very Bad Thing.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
prefer inches
104
46%
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prefer centimeters
31
14%
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prefer other
1
0%
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prefer gridded movement
7
3%
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no preference
81
36%
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not a gamer
0
0%
 
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CPBelt wonders:

I just wonder if folks have any preference to using inches, centimeters, or either in their games?

(See previous discussion here)