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POLL: I Hate Warhammer Because...


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HammerHead writes:

1) Its a change from historic gaming
2) junior players get into making terrain
3) 40k/Wh can be more colourful
4) faster game
plus points


neg points
1 sooooo expensive
2) perhaps too much choice


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
limited world to play in
4
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Chaos
8
1%
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points-driven, min-maxed army lists
66
6%
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Codices and units going obsolete
72
6%
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price
80
7%
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blocks of troops aren't fun
4
0%
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too 'rock, paper, scissors'
16
1%
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all the other haters constantly bashing
7
1%
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skulls
12
1%
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so epic and dark that it's funny
2
0%
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rules collapsing under their own self destructive weight
36
3%
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characters are too much like superheroes
39
3%
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the best army is the newest army
55
5%
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overly restrictive army lists
2
0%
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vision is too cartoony
14
1%
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wrong scale
5
0%
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wheeling units
1
0%
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strict IGO/UGO turn sequence
23
2%
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point-driven army building systems are silly
11
1%
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non-existant command-and-control rules
11
1%
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randomized charge distances
1
0%
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too many special rules
27
2%
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slow to play
6
1%
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super units are too powerful
21
2%
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removal of casualties adds to table clutter
1
0%
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ugly miniatures
6
1%
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the rules system is bad
23
2%
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the game is too boring
3
0%
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too many chances to save
10
1%
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doesn't really simulate large battles
2
0%
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Empire isn't cool any more
2
0%
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some units/models not available any more
4
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still waiting for new factions
1
0%
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I don't like plastic figures
5
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I don't like resin figures
13
1%
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whining if you don't use the official models
36
3%
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the game is unbalanced
10
1%
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rules spread over too many books
14
1%
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rules are too old school
2
0%
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Bretonnians aren't cool any more
2
0%
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too many die rolls for combat
12
1%
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I dislike Ogre Kingdoms
1
0%
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chasing down units
1
0%
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requires too many figures
3
0%
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I dislike keeping figures in formations
1
0%
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game is optimized for turnament play
19
2%
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fanboys
27
2%
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too childish
8
1%
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characters as written are too silly
2
0%
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current writers/designers aren't competent
4
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broken units aren't fixed by latest updates
2
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Warhammer Dwarves aren't cool any more
2
0%
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removal of mercenaries
2
0%
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Warhammer universe is too derivative
1
0%
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Warhammer universe is too over the top
3
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the emphasis on using GW models only
27
2%
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over-represented in stores
2
0%
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lack of support for all existing armies
5
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game is designed for 'win at all costs'
10
1%
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new books not better, just different
10
1%
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poor playtesting
8
1%
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too many changes to the backstory
1
0%
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too pretentious
5
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I dislike the current style of the models
5
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too many army books, should be in one volume
8
1%
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magicians are too important
10
1%
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monsters are too important
6
1%
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buckets of dice
7
1%
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equipment stats are too inconsistent
0
0%
 
too many magic items to keep track of
7
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Orcs are green?
3
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rules don't reflect real world physics
3
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factions are too silly
4
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players lack manners
6
1%
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too much cursing
1
0%
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the game has lost its charm
8
1%
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doesn't let players exercise creativity
11
1%
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unit costs inconsistent from army to army
8
1%
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troops too compact, too vulnerable to artillery
0
0%
 
too commercial
18
2%
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human factions come from different time periods
0
0%
 
the arms race
17
1%
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doesn't work as a skirmish game or a mass battle game
16
1%
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other (explain)
7
1%
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I don't hate Warhammer
126
11%
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never played Warhammer
63
5%
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never heard of Warhammer
7
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

The top five reasons you dislike Game Workshop's Warhammer fantasy ruleset?

(Poll options taken from this pre-poll discussion.)