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POLL: What Makes a Game Fun (Round 1A)


469 votes were cast by total voters.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
allows players to make meaningful decisions
51
11%
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awards correct tactics
33
7%
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balance
8
2%
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cinematic gameplay
9
2%
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concise rules
8
2%
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conclusion is uncertain right up to the end
26
6%
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does not encourage rules lawyers
22
5%
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easy to learn
22
5%
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easy to understand
23
5%
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enoyable to play
52
11%
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fast moving
19
4%
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fog of war
10
2%
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friction
5
1%
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game generates a narrative
22
5%
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game is not decided by a few dierolls
24
5%
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gives players a sense of control
22
5%
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gives players the chance to try unlikely things
3
1%
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good decision points
11
2%
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good game flow
23
5%
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good scenarios available
7
1%
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it makes me laugh
3
1%
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lack of rules problems
17
4%
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little or no recordkeeping
15
3%
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logical rules
17
4%
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lots and lots of minis on the table
4
1%
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lots of chances to blow up stuff
10
2%
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other (explain)
1
0%
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none of these/no opinion
2
0%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION
In a recent poll, readers said that one of the main reasons they regretted getting into Field of Glory is that it "wasn't fun." What factors in a game make it fun to play?

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