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POLL: Top Reasons You're Not a Napoleonic Wargamer?


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
I am a Napoleonic wargamer
167
17%
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Games take too long to play
16
2%
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Haven't found the right rules
31
3%
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Too many other interests
73
8%
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Not interested in the period
46
5%
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Don't like the uniforms
12
1%
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I haven't painted my army yet
15
2%
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Don't care for Napoleonic gamers
43
4%
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Too boring to paint
11
1%
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Lack of female characters
8
1%
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Can't find a good gaming group
17
2%
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Tried it, didn't like it
11
1%
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Rules are too complicated
21
2%
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Fear of criticism over paint jobs
21
2%
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The nutjobs
87
9%
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Requires too much research
21
2%
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Too difficult to paint
25
3%
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Period tactics too dumb
14
1%
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My group can't agree on a ruleset
8
1%
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Too much confusion about exact colors of uniforms
15
2%
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Scholars can't agree about correct period tactics
7
1%
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Too many bad experiences
25
3%
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Requires too many figures
48
5%
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Can't afford it
30
3%
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Don't know enough about the period
28
3%
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No Napoleonic gamers in my area
28
3%
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Too many basing issues
14
1%
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Turned off by snobs and elitists
94
10%
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Don't have the storage space for it
17
2%
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I hate dealing with skirmishers
3
0%
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I don't know
14
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

I was thumbing through a recent issue of First Empire magazine, where the publisher has featured an illustrated article showing Napoleonic wargaming. Everyone looked to be having a great time.

So... why aren't you a Napoleonic (land) wargamer?

(Options taken from this pre-poll discussion.)