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POLL: Best Way to "Snag" Non-Gamers to Try a Game?


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HammerHead Inactive Member writes:

zombies or gladiator demo games quick, interesting fun….everything napolioics isn`t


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
show them the eye candy (ie. nicely painted minis)
81
23%
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period, period, period (pick a period of history that interests THEM)
38
11%
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show them well a written AAR w/ lots of juicy pics
3
1%
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lend them an eye-candy-type rule book (40K, Field of Glory, etc…)
1
0%
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show them a game table laden with lots of pretty terrain
40
11%
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sit them down and walk them through a theoretical game
6
2%
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take them to the hobby store (friend's house, etc…) to watch a local game
23
7%
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have them watch a historical movie/period piece to get them in the mood
11
3%
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tell them chicks dig mini-game players
13
4%
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ply them with alcohol
15
4%
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be honest about why you enjoy your hobby
34
10%
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promise them good smoked barbecue
3
1%
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pizza
3
1%
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start with boardgames first
25
7%
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other (explain)
14
4%
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no opinion
30
8%
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I'm opposed to recruiting people to the hobby
13
4%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP wonders...

What's the best hook to get non-gamer folk to try a mini game for the first time?