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POLL: Does a Movie or TV Show Inspire You to Set Up a Historical Battle?


131 votes were cast.


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D A THB writes:

Tombstone, Robin Hood, Zulu, Zulu Dawn. Saving Private Ryan and all the various Vietnam Movies have all inspired me to look again at some Historical settings.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
I change the period but keep the scenario in order to fool the players who may have seen the same show.
2
2%
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I'm not a historical gamer
2
2%
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other (explain)
7
5%
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I go full Hollywood
7
5%
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I use the same characters and model the scenario as closely as possible to what I have seen.
4
3%
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Too much work, I just show up to play.
3
2%
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People really use a movie or television to game historical stuff?
5
4%
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When it is a historical situation I merely use the show as inspiration and base it off of historical research.
32
24%
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none of these/no opinion
16
12%
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I play the soundtrack as we game.
2
2%
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Inspired me to game the period, but not a specific battle.
50
38%
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I play the show in the background while the battle rages to set the mood.
1
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Question by Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP.

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.